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Looking Back… 50 years

By Staff
November 17, 1955
Short sleeves and open collars were more comfortable than fall clothes during the past week as the weather made like summer. Some folks were actually complaining of the heat as the mercury went past 80 five days in a row.
Planning to provide rail and highway access for the $30,000,000 paper-mill to be built here began Friday.
Sharp warning that the sale or use of fireworks will not be permitted in Brewton has been issued by Mayor C.C. Fountain.
The last minute dash of car owners to buy license plates pushed county sales to 5,811 as of today, according to Probate Judge Reo Kirkland.
Raising of a $960 fund to support passage of the Goodwyn amendment was assumed by representatives of school systems in Escambia County at a meeting held in the courthouse Friday.