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Sue Wilson, Author at The Andalusia Star-News

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REMEMBER WHEN: Historic Magnolia Cemetery

There is no better time to write about the historic Magnolia Cemetery than in the month of October around Halloween. The Covington Historical Society usually ... Read more

by Sue Wilson, Friday, October 23, 2020 11:43 pm

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REMEMBER WHEN: Beauty Queens in Andy

I love that 1938 Johnny Mercer & Warren hit tune made popular by Bing Crosby – “You must have been a beautiful baby, ‘cause baby ... Read more

by Sue Wilson, Friday, October 16, 2020 11:42 pm

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REMEMBER WHEN: Early hospitals in Andalusia

The Three Notch Museum has some interesting antique medical instruments on display that were provided by Andalusia Regional Hospital now known as Andalusia Health. There ... Read more

by Sue Wilson, Friday, October 9, 2020 7:26 pm

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REMEMBER WHEN: Covington County Fair History 1930-1963

The story of the Covington County Fair has an interesting history with lots of twists and turns. Its locations and sponsors have changed through the ... Read more

by Sue Wilson, Friday, October 2, 2020 10:27 pm

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REMEMBER WHEN: More Covington County Fair History – 1920-1930

With the approaching Covington County Fair in October sponsored by the Andalusia Kiwanis Club, I wanted to look  back at the beginning years of the ... Read more

by Sue Wilson, Friday, September 25, 2020 10:21 pm

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REMEMBER WHEN: Covington’s First County Fair

Back in the mid 1960s, the AHS Glee Club sang a festive song, “Heigh Ho! Come to the Fair.” Well, folks, according to Kiwanis Club ... Read more

by Sue Wilson, Saturday, September 19, 2020 12:15 am

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REMEMBER WHEN: War Bride Letters from World War II

“I’m gonna sit right down and write myself a letter, and make believe it came from you. I’m gonna write words, oh, so sweet; they’re ... Read more

by Sue Wilson, Friday, September 11, 2020 11:40 pm

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REMEMBER WHEN: Andalusians celebrate victory in the Pacific

Since this is the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II and V-J Day, this column is dedicated to all of those Andalusians ... Read more

by Sue Wilson, Friday, September 4, 2020 4:16 pm

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REMEMBER WHEN: The W.P.A. built Andy High

A vast trail of public improvements for Alabama was disclosed in October 1941 in a report published in The Andalusia Star. These projects performed by ... Read more

by Sue Wilson, Friday, August 28, 2020 5:06 pm

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REMEMBER WHEN: School days in 1939

“School days, school days, dear ole golden rule days…” “ANDALUSIA’S NEW HIGH SCHOOL BUILDING” is the headlines in the October 5, 1939 Andalusia Star, a ... Read more

by Sue Wilson, Friday, August 21, 2020 11:25 pm

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