Local History

Neighborhood Stores of Yesteryear

Neighborhood Stores of Yesteryear

The mom and pop grocery stores of yesteryear will always be memories in the hearts of those who operated them and the customers who traded with them. Ezekiel’s Grocery at the Quarry was one of those stores. Several other Sylacauga families whose names you will...

The Old Hickory

The Old Hickory

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...