Looking Back … 50 years

Published 9:55 pm Monday, May 15, 2006

By Staff
May 10, 1956
The staff of Radio Station WEBJ has recently been enlarged by the employment of two additional men. Keith L. Andre became general manager and Max Lee Goodman became an announcer/salesman.
A check of the poll list shows that there are now 694 African Americans registered to vote in this county.
The annual spring concert will be played Friday night by the Miller High School Concert band with the largest number of members to take part in the concert season.
City Council members did not consider a proposal to shift Brewton to daylight time.
Individual income in Escambia County has increased in &#8220real dollars” both during the years after World War II, and since 1939.
Miss Margaret Rush Booker, who works at Chemstrand, was named Miss Fiesta at the annual Five Flags celebration in Pensacola Saturday.