Category: News – from the past & the present

News - from the past & the present

Honor your ancestor on Alabama Pioneers for the bicentennial!

The State of Alabama will have her two-hundredth birthday on December 14, 2019.  Honor your ancestor on Alabama Pioneers for the bicentennial! Honor Your…

News - from the past & the present

There were many changes in banking in Greensboro, Hale County, Alabama after the Civil War

Banks in Early Greensboro, Alabama1 (Published 1908) In February 1854, the Planters' Insurance Company was incorporated in Greensboro. (Hale County, Alabama). Books for subscription…

News - from the past & the present

THROWBACK THURSDAY: Do you remember when the words, “Mad Dog” struck fear in your heart before we had the vaccine for dogs?

Mad Dogs (Transcribed from Times Daily August 8, 1890, Florence, Alabama Three dogs reported to be mad, (hydrophobia)  were killed in East Florence last…

Genealogy InformationNews - from the past & the present

THROWBACK THURSDAY: transcribed from the March 4, 1875 edition of the Birmingham Iron Age, Alabama

People in the news -marriages, deaths, and robbers -transcribed from the March 4, 1875, edition of the Birmingham Iron Age, Alabama ATTEMPTED ROBBERY John…