10 Years Ago - 2010
On August 11, 2010, Conecuh Springs Christian School begin its tenth school year.
Mr. Johnnie Lee Carter, a long-time citizen of Union Springs, for many years has asked the Mayor and Council of the City of Union Springs to clean up around the waterfall located in Peachburg Road and restore it to its natural beauty.
25 Years Ago - 1995
Mt. Silla Baptish Church on Locke Avenue has a new sign in front of its building. It is very attractive.
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas May and daughter, Mayanna, traveled to Tampa, Florida last Thursday to attend the wedding of Tim Geer on Saturday afternoon. Tim is a former resident of Union Springs and was once employed at the Herald.
Mr. and Mrs. Ricky Culpepper of Banks and Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Hutto of Decatur, announce the engagement of their daughter, Kelli Susanne Hutto, to Clinton Earl Montgomery of Union Springs, son of Mr. and Mrs. Earl Montgomery of Union Springs.
50 Years Ago - 1970
Miss Diane Santee and Mr. Barry James Culpepper exchanged nuptial vows in a double-ring ceremony on July 4 at 2:30 p.m. in the East Goshen Friends Church in Beloit, Ohio.
Charles Hall, a student at Troy State University, spent the weekend with his parents. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Hall.
City Councilman Roger Welk, on behalf of the City of Union Springs handed over the keys to Carver Recreation Center to Doc McGowan last Tuesday morning at 10:00 a.m.
The Woman’s Society of Christian Service met with Mrs. Lynn Jinks, Jr., on August 3, 1970. “Tale of Two Cities - Lima, Peru and your own city” was subject of program study. Mrs. F. H. Anderson, leader for the program, stated that the purpose for this study should be to help us as church members to make the church effective as urbanization takes place.
75 Years Ago - 1945
Miss Colleen Campbell spent the weekend with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Campbell.
The Saturday Afternoon Bridge Club met with Mrs. Bob Owens with Mrs. L. K. Andrews winner of high score.
Miss Emily Orr spent the weekend in Birmingham with friends.
100 Years Ago - 1920
Mrs. E. A. Cameron left Saturday for Norfolk, Va., where she will join a party for a trip to Washington, New York, and points in Canada. She expects to be away for about two or three weeks.
Mr. I. B. Feagin left Saturday for Baltimore and New York to buy fall goods.
Same Old Story: Municipally owned electric light plant. Out of coal. No current. Herald delayed. Just about as soon be in the army.
The Union Springs Ice and Coal Co. had a serious accident at their plant several days ago and as a result, have been unable to manufacture any ice this week. An employee dropped a block of ice on an ammonia coil and a whole charge of ammonia was lost. In addition to the cost of the ammonia lost, it will take several days to get the temperature low enough to start making ice again.
Messrs. C. H. Bradberry and Robt. Vaughn have returned from a very pleasant motor trip to Bronwood and Macon, Ga.