Category: News – from the past & the present

News - from the past & the present

The Iron Bowl – Did you know that the Alabama & Auburn game was suspended for 41 years

[Here's an interesting news article from 1910 pleading for the football rivalry between Alabama and Auburn to continue in Birmingham after being suspended.] Alabama…

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Sometimes the “Good old days” were not so safe as can be seen by the story from 1919

On February 20, 1919 – Centreville Press, Bibb County, Alabama Mrs. J. I. Logan was badly burned on Sunday evening about six o'clock while…

Genealogy InformationNews - from the past & the present

On December 15, 1894, Back from Texas, Moonshiners, Debate and J. L. Allen left his bride behind

Stories Transcribed from the Times Daily December 15, 1894 BACK FROM TEXAS About a year ago about thirty Lauderdale people – men, women and…

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Newspaper abstracts from Bibb Blade Jan 14,1885 – Destructive storm – Immense loss of property

(From the Bibb Blade, Bibb County, Alabama Jan 14, 1885 -transcribed in the Cahaba Journal Vol I) THE STORM SUNDAY NIGHT Immense Loss of…

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Personals – Newspaper abstracts of “The Comings and Goings of the citizens of Florence 1905

Personal mentions Transcribed From the Florence Times October 6, 1905 – Lauderdale County, Alabama The Coming and Going of the Citizens at Large Visitor…

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Personals – On October 6, 1905 this was what many Florence, Alabama residents were doing

Personal mentions Transcribed From the Florence Times October 6, 1905 – Lauderdale County, Alabama The Coming and Going of the Citizens at Large Visitor…