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Brewton buys snow machines, plans event similar to Candyland

It has been said that imitation is the most sincere form of flattery.

Those Andalusians who subscribe to the theory should be flattered: the City of Brewton this week voted to purchase four snow machines for what Brewton Mayor Yank Lovelace called a “huge Christmas event” that will be part of a Nutcracker-themed light display at Dogwood Hills in December, The Brewton Standard reported.

Dogwood Hills is the former public golf course in Brewton, which was closed earlier this year.

“While we don’t have the exact schedule and all the particulars worked out, I can say there is going to be some great times had there,” Lovelace said. “What we’d love to do is do a sled down where the No. 1 hole used to be. How fun would that be?”

Lovelace’s wife is the former Sally Salter, who grew up in Andalusia.

Earlier this year, Southern Living magazine listed Andalusia among its top “Best Small Towns for Christmas” for its “Christmas in Candyland” event.