Ad Spot

Sue Wilson, Author at The Andalusia Star-News

- Remember When

Remember When: ‘The Old Hometown Had Gone Away’

In the 1970s, McDonald and Baker, Montgomery Architects, aka Johnny McDonald and Douglas Baker, offered a report or preliminary study for the re-development of the ... Read more

by Sue Wilson, Friday, June 18, 2021 5:00 pm

- Remember When

Remembering the Downtown Action Committee in 1975-76

1975 was the year before the Bicentennial celebration across the nation in 1976. The late Caroline Seale Cavanaugh was the Executive vice President of the ... Read more

by Sue Wilson, Friday, June 11, 2021 3:15 pm

- Remember When

REMEMBER WHEN: The Story of the First Methodist Church Carillons

The young generations of Andalusians do not remember the carillon bells of the First Methodist Church on East Three Notch Street that chimed. The bell ... Read more

by Sue Wilson, Friday, May 28, 2021 5:33 pm

- Remember When

REMEMBER WHEN: The Clock, The Chimes on Court Square

“CHIMES TO STRIKE THE PASSING HOURS – The Commercial Bank To Put Illuminated Clock On Its Building; Equipped With Chimes” was the headline in The ... Read more

by Sue Wilson, Friday, May 21, 2021 5:22 pm

- Remember When

REMEMBER WHEN: Graduate, Clean-Up, Dress Up, Have Fun in 1921

The title of one of the hit songs of 1921, “Ain’t We Got Fun,” puts into words the mood that dominated much of the decade ... Read more

by Sue Wilson, Friday, May 14, 2021 6:53 pm

- Remember When

REMEMBER WHEN: AHS Band Trip to Chicago in 1953

     A memorable Broadway musical production in 1957 was “The Music Man,” book, music, and lyrics by Meredith Willson and Franklin Lacey. It was awarded the ... Read more

by Sue Wilson, Friday, May 7, 2021 6:12 pm

- Remember When

Remember When: The Traveling Gold Cabinet

Marianne Merrill Moates Weber is a Southern writer, author, and playwright. Daughter of the late Walter Merrill and Mary Jim Hilson Merrill, she grew up ... Read more

by Sue Wilson, Sunday, May 2, 2021 11:07 am

- Remember When

REMEMBER WHEN: On the Streets Where They Lived

“On the Street Where You Live” is a song those of you who watch television Broadway musicals such as “My Fair Lady,” one of my ... Read more

by Sue Wilson, Friday, April 23, 2021 5:11 pm

- Remember When

REMEMBER WHEN: The Skyscraper Era in Alabama 1890 to 1920s

“Gonna build a mountain from a little hill; Gonna build a mountain, least I hope I will; Gonna build a mountain, gonna build it hig;, ... Read more

by Sue Wilson, Friday, April 16, 2021 4:36 pm

- Remember When

REMEMBER WHEN: 1946 Happenings in Andalusia

Springtime in Andalusia in 1946 – This is the time my husband was born. Perusing the old newspapers from March and April 1946 helped me ... Read more

by Sue Wilson, Friday, March 26, 2021 4:51 pm

< Older