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Looking Back… 50 years

By Staff
January 26, 1956
Part of rural route Five will be taken over by city delivery on Feb. 11, according to Postmaster Howard Schad.
Between 500 and 600 men were on hand early Monday morning when the grading contractor moved on the site of the new paper mill to be built here by Container Corporation of America.
W.S. Neal's swift five downed the short-handed Miller basketball team Tuesday night by a score of 62-26.
Police Officer J.R. Findley was appointed assistant chief in Brewton to serve with Chief Ernest Hall.
Work will start immediately on a highway underpass at Flomaton under main lines of the Louisville and Nashville Railroad, according to Escambia County Representative Malcolm Edwards.
An agreement for engineering on a proposed natural gas transmission line was signed on contingency basis.