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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

14 hours ago by Sue Wilson.

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

1 week ago by Sue Wilson.

Adios Andalusia

As the famous English poet, Geoffrey Chaucer once said, “There is an end to everything, to good things as well.” For the past four years, I have been writing about ... Read more

3 weeks ago by christophersmith.

Memorial Day 2021

On Monday, May 31 at 10:00am, the City of Andalusia will sponsor Memorial Day ceremonies at the Covington County Veterans Memorial Park behind city hall. ... Read more

3 weeks ago by John Vick.

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

3 weeks ago by Sue Wilson.

Two Melton family descendants become physician and state senator

Thomas Albert “Tom” Melton was a physician in Andalusia during the 1950s and 1960s. He had moved to Andalusia from Atmore, Ala., by 1955. He ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Curtis Thomasson.

The story of CWO2 Michael H. “Mike” Andress, U.S. Army, 1st Aviation Brigade, Vietnam

In preparing the story about Mike Andress, the author asked one of his best friends to describe Mike. Charlie Thompson, also from Andalusia, said this, ... Read more

4 weeks ago by John Vick.

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

4 weeks ago by Sue Wilson.

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

1 month ago by Sue Wilson.

Cordelia (Thomasson) and James A. Moore reared family on Chalk Hill

Carrie Edna Cordelia (Thomasson) Moore was the youngest daughter and next to youngest child born to Frank Thomasson and his second wife, Lizzie Ella (Griswold) ... Read more

1 month ago by Curtis Thomasson.

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