Looking Back… 50 years

Published 11:58 am Monday, January 3, 2005

By Staff
This area had no highway accidents during the Christmas holiday, and according to Highway Patrolman Johnny Baldwin "there wasn't even a good fender-scraping."
Floyd Steele was elected president of the Junior Chamber of Commerce at the meeting of that organization Tuesday night.
Two Pensacola men have been charged with the $6,345 holdup of the Bank of McCullough, which took place at about 2 p.m. on Tuesday.
The Brownies held a Christmas Dance at the Brownie Hut last week. Photographed at that event were Katherine May, Margaret Strain and James Moorman. Leader of Brownie Troop No. 4 in Brewton is Mrs. A.B. Russell. Crafts director is Mrs. Carlos Gibson.
The local telephone exchange celebrated 50 years of service to the area last week, while the Southern Bell Telephone Company celebrated 75 years of service in eight Southern states.

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