Looking Back… 50 years

Published 3:57 pm Monday, April 3, 2006

By Staff
In the April 5, 1956 issue of The Brewton Standard
Power lines and pile drivers were both on the job at the site of the new Container Corporation of America paper mill.
Lovelace Parker was running for a seat on the East Brewton City Council.
White's (a furniture and appliance store) was having a grand opening and you could buy a dinette set for only $89.95.
Piggly Wiggly had ground beef priced at four pounds for $.99.
Rep. Malcolm Edwards announced the approval for paving three miles of streets in Brewton.

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