Citizenship Recognition Day in 1941

With one election behind us, and a municipal run-off election next month, there is more talk about candidates and issues than action. Elections are important, and they definitely wake people up to the issues that are at stake; but these same people who are screaming...

Citizenship and Community in Days Gone By

I love the history of our area, and sometimes I accidentally discover something that is just so unusual that I cannot let it go without a little more research. We have a treasury of history about Avondale Mills and the people who lived or worked there; and B. B. Comer...

City Bus Line – Remembrances of Sylacauga by Ginger Clifton

Go back with me in time to the years during and after World War II when every family did not own a car, and compare that to today when two or three cars are parked in every carport or at every house. Cars were scarce during and after the War, and gasoline and tires...

Brown Bag Winter 2019 series “Telling Our Stories”

Wednesday, January 15, 2020—Elnora Spencer and Friends “Jazzy Blues and More” Award-winning singer, Elnora Spencer, will brighten a cold winter day by opening the Comer Library’s SouthFirst Bank Adult Lecture Series accompanied by outstanding musicians...

Brown Bag Fall 2018 Series You Must Remember This

Wednesday, September 19, 2018—Elnora Spencer“Jazzy Blues and More” Award-winning singer, Elnora Spencer, will open the Comer Library’s SouthFirst Bank Lecture Series accompanied by piano, bass and drums. Elnora’s style— the “jazzy blues”— will include gospel, jazz,...