Category: News – from the past & the present

News - from the past & the present

SUNDAY SOLILOQUY: What is the strangest thing you ever ate?

(I never thought about this before, but I bet it happens a lot.) A Pastor has to eat some strange meals. Here are some…

News - from the past & the present

Details of a shootout on 1st Avenue in Birmingham, Alabama on May 21 one hundred and thirty years ago

(Men sometimes settled their differences with guns in early Alabama as this story reveals) From The Weekly Iron Age, Birmingham, Alabama 5/21/1885 BY ONE BALL…

News - from the past & the present

THROWBACK THURSDAY: April 26, 1872 – the Confederate Monument was dedicated in Greensboro for soldiers lost in Civil War

The History of the Confederate Monuments in Greensboro1 (Published in 1908) After several years of agitation and earnest work, the citizens of Greensboro raised…

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…