Brown Bag Fall 2021 Series “Welcome Back, History”

Wednesday, October 6, 2021—Scotty Kirkland“A (fast) Walk Through History: Alabama’s Bicentennial Park”Conceived as the principal legacy of the 200th-anniversary commemoration of statehood, Alabama Bicentennial Park is the result of the collective vision, dedication,...

A Tiger Legacy – Remembrances of Sylacauga by Ginger Clifton

B.B. Comer Memorial High School I have always  been interested in schools of yesteryear and how they evolved into such different places as time rolls on. From Miss Beadle’s school in Laura Ingalls Wilder’s Little House series of books, to any book I see about...

The Old Hickory – Remembrances of Sylacauga by Ginger Clifton

Where did that running pig go?  Everyone in Sylacauga loved the sign that said Old Hickory and the little pig that was always running.  He had a lasting impact on this city in the days that Sylacauga was on the Florida Short Route.  The old Birmingham...

First Day of School – Remembrances of Sylacauga by Ginger Clifton

It’s that special time of year when school is starting again.  I can almost smell new blue jeans and see those shiny new pencils, book bags, and pointy new crayons. I can close my eyes and smell the shiny waxed  floors, so clean that even a small child hated...