10 Years Ago - 2011

Welcome, Mr. Gerry L. Moses. He is the new director at Bullock County Career and Technical School.

First Baptist Youth Group is hosting a blood drive in honor of Mr. Jimmy Montgomery.

Johnny Adams Tax Service is open year-round for you.

The Conecuh Springs Christian School held “Hee Haw” on March 5 in the school gymnasium. The gym was filled to capacity with over 500 people in attendance.

25 Years Ago - 1996

The Union Springs Presbyterian Church is having its roof restored. The roof was damaged by Hurricane Opal. Work began last week.

Take a stroll down Prairie Street and as you walk under the canopy of the new office building (old Cohn’s Building) look up at the design. It is quite attractive. Then look across the street at the law offices of Jinks, Smithart, Jackson, and Daniel. Renovations have taken a long time but the offices are beautiful.

Stephanie Finlayson, daughter of Steven and Chris Finlayson, celebrated her second birthday on March 6, 1996. Her birthday party was held at her home. Friends and family members gathered to help Stephanie celebrated her birthday with a spaghetti supper and a beautiful Pocahontas birthday cake.

50 Years Ago - 1971

Dr. and Mrs. Orizaba Emfinger, announce the engagement of their daughter, Sandra Ruth, to James Edward Fay, of Union Springs and Birmingham.

Mrs. Carol Davis was hostess to the Business and Professional Women’s Club on March 9.

Mrs. Phil Richardson was the cordial hostess to the Twentieth Century Club.

75 Years Ago - 1946

Miss Colleen Campbell is visiting Mr. and Mrs. Jim Campbell in Thomasville, Ga., and will visit Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Campbell in Atlanta, Ga., before returning home.

Political Announcements: Judge of Probate: J. H. Sims; County Commissioner Second District: J. W. Shaw; D. E. Mason; County Commissioner Fourth District: C. B. Williams, J. P. Tompkins; Circuit Clerk: J. F. Hitchcock; Sheriff: J. L. Pickett, Edgar Dasinger; Congress: George Andrews.

Billy Brabham, of Auburn, spent the weekend at home.

100 Years Ago - 1921

Mrs. Watt Jordan was hostess on Friday afternoon at the home of Mrs. Bessie Norman, when she entertained the As You Like It Rook Club in honor of Mrs. W. J. Jordan and Mrs. Miller. The beautiful home of Mrs. Norman on Chunnenenuggee Street was never more attractively decorated than on this occasion. In the reception hall where Mrs. C. D. Norman received, purple was the prevailing color: violets, hyacinths and wisteria beein used. The dining room was lovely in a color scheme of yellow and white and the parlor in red and white. The colors yellow and green were carried out in the score cards and refreshments.

Mr. Wattie Cade left Tuesday morning for a few days visit to his sister, Mrs. T. T. Butler, at Anniston, Ala.

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