Jim Nabors – Remembrances of Sylacauga by Ginger Clifton

James Thurston Nabors was born in Sylacauga, Alabama, June 12, 1930, to Fred and Mavis Nabors. Fred was a policeman and Mavis worked at a local restaurant, the Forks Café, on South Broadway near where Jim’s childhood home still stands. He had two sisters,...

Fanfare for a Legend – Remembrances of Sylacauga by Ginger Clifton

George Lewis “Fess” Simpkins December 2, 1908-March 31, 1981 Special guest columnist this week is Mrs. Faye Simpkins who wrote this beautiful story back in 1981 after her beloved father-in-law’s death. It continues the theme of my last two columns about Avondale Mills...