Sue Wilson, Author at The Andalusia Star-News

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COLUMN: REMEMBER WHEN: The local Flying Tiger

Ben Crum Foshee, was the 6th and youngest child of George Washington and Ella Lavonia Foshee. He was born in 1915, attended the one-room schoolhouse at ... Read more

by Sue Wilson, Friday, May 24, 2024 3:00 pm

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COLUMN: Remember When: AHS Class of 1948 Memolusia forgotten story

A 1948 Memolusia that was donated to the Andalusia High School Heritage Room recently caught my attention. As I thumbed through the yearbook, a certain ... Read more

by Sue Wilson, Friday, February 23, 2024 1:00 pm

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COLUMN: Remember When: Thinking back to yesteryear

Most Andalusia citizens don’t realize they are interested in the history of Covington County until the topic comes up in conversation. All of a sudden, ... Read more

by Sue Wilson, Friday, January 12, 2024 2:45 pm

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Remember When: Thanksgiving in Andalusia in 1923

Looking back 100 years to what was going on in Andalusia is quite interesting and inspiring. The Andalusia Daily Star November 28, 1923 edition reported ... Read more

by Sue Wilson, Wednesday, November 22, 2023 2:45 pm

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Remember When: Third Catrett son killed in line of duty

Robert Evers of the Covington Veterans Foundation recently penned a story about two brothers in one family from Andalusia who were killed in World War ... Read more

by Sue Wilson, Friday, October 20, 2023 2:00 pm

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Remember When: History of the public square

A framed map, a drawing of downtown Andalusia dated 1896, hangs in my office. It is identified as a “Copy of original plat of Andalusia, ... Read more

by Sue Wilson, Friday, September 29, 2023 2:00 pm

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Remember When: Magnolia Cemetery – The City of the Dead

A unique event is soon to be held at the Historic Magnolia Cemetery behind the courthouse. Before 1959 or so, one would describe the location ... Read more

by Sue Wilson, Friday, September 8, 2023 2:00 pm

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Remember When: Sixth Avenue reunion

How many former residents of a city street in Andalusia show up from out of town to meet and greet each other after some sixty ... Read more

by Sue Wilson, Friday, August 11, 2023 2:00 pm

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Remember When: Early Andalusia historian B. B. Padgett

It has been my good fortune to run across articles of Andalusia history written by Mr. B. B. Padgett who penned various histories in his day including ... Read more

by Sue Wilson, Friday, July 21, 2023 2:30 pm

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Remember When: A Domino Tournament story

The Andalusia Rotary Club is ready for the World Championship Domino Tournament to be held this weekend of July 7 and July 8, the 47th year that ... Read more

by Sue Wilson, Friday, July 7, 2023 2:00 pm

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