Looking Back… 50 years

Published 1:03 am Monday, November 21, 2005

By Staff
November 24, 1955
Preliminary plans for taking care of the influx of people into this community which will take place when construction starts on the new plant of Container Corporation of America were being discussed here this week.
Proclamation of marketing quotas for the 1956 cotton crop will mean that cotton growers will have an important referendum coming up this winter.
According to figures compiled Wednesday in the office of Probate Judge Reo Kirkland, a total of 8,435 vehicle license tags hav been sold this year in Escambia County.
William Golden, 16-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Luke Golden of Dixonville, is East Brewton FFA Chapter's Champion Corn Grower for 1955. Young Golden made 56 bushels of corn per acre on his corn project.

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