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Looking Back… 50 years

By Staff
December 22, 1955
East Brewton Mayor L.L. Thompson confirmed yesterday the fact that the State Highway Department will begin paving the streets in East Brewton on Jan. 1.
About 105 children left today at noon on the annual Kiddies Christmas shopping tour sponsored by the local Junior Chamber of Commerce.
For the past 10 days, local merchants have experienced a steady stream of Christmas buyers.
Suit to validate $100,000 in county warrants for construction of a new jail has been filed in Circuit Court by Attorney G.W. L. Smith.
Charles B. Vickery, assistant county agent, of Brewton, has been named director of the March of Dimes campaign in this county for 1956.