Category: News – from the past & the present

News - from the past & the present

Lead & silver mine discovered in south Walker County, Alabama

On June 25, 1874 - a lead and silver mine was discovered in Walker County, Alabama. Here are the News headlines From Birmingham Iron…

News - from the past & the present

Shelby County once had the reputation as being the “moonshingest” county in the state of Alabama.

Interesting transcription of a story about Birmingham Moonshining From the Herald-Journal, Spartanburg, S.C.– April 9, 1935 by Robert H. Brown, Central Press Writer Birmingham,…

News - from the past & the present

Story of an Alabama Christian songwriter who wrote one of the top gospel songs in America – Do you know his name?

This Alabama songwriter has not been recognized by the Alabama Music Hall of Fame! You can help with by signing a petition online. Scroll…