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Dianne Smith

New Enzor Theatre opened on July 3, 1936

The Enzor Theatre held it’s grand opening on July 3, 1936.  The premier show on opening night was ...

Dianne Smith

Pearl Reeves was county’s first woman sheriff

In May 1942, Sheriff Ben Reeves was reelected as Pike County Sheriff without opposition.  Also in 1942,  Sheriff ...

Jaine Treadwell

No alcoholic beverages sold in Brundidge election day

On voting day, no alcohol beverages can be sold in the City of Brundidge. That’s the law. According ...

Dianne Smith

Mrs. Ora Lee Park, was a notable Alabamian

“A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.”  In 1962, Mrs. Ora Lee Park ...

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COLUMN: 50th Anniversary of Wallace Assassination attempt offers opportunity for reflection

By George Wallace Jr. Fifty years ago, on May 15, 1972, I was a student at the University ...

Jaine Treadwell

J.O. was unforgettable

“The Most Unforgettable Character I’ve Ever Met” was once a feature of Reader’s Digest. Maybe it still is. ...

Auburn

Nelson caps off senior year in dominant fashion

By Bill Rice Jr.   Pike Liberal Arts senior pitcher Drew Nelson, who has committed to Auburn, struck ...

Dianne Smith

How Troy was located and named

Thomas M. Murphree was a former tax assessor, a prominent citizen of Troy and a Confederate veteran relayed ...

Jaine Treadwell

Holes in a sweater, holes in life

Mama came by the other day. I was putting flowers in the ground when she drove up. I ...

Dianne Smith

Historical exaggerated fish stories

I came across these three “fish” stories that were interesting and very entertaining.  The first one occurred in ...

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