Looking Back… 50 years

Published 1:59 pm Monday, March 20, 2006

By Staff
March 22, 1956
Combined cash contributions and pledges have assured the East Escambia County Chapter of the Red Cross that it will reach its 1956 quota, set at $4,892.
David B. Miller of Brewton, widely known in lumber circles throughout the South, was made president of the Alger-Sullivan Lumber Company at Century at the annual meeting of stockholders.
Work is expected to start by Monday or Tuesday on driving concrete support pilings at the Container Corporation of America paper mill here.
Candidates in the East Brewton Democratic primaries this spring will not be required to sign a pledge saying they did not vote for Eisenhower.
Alabama's spring turkey hunting seasons will open in certain areas throughout the state March 20 and 25.