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MOVING ALONG WELCOME ABOARD Thankfully the winter Olympics in Russia came and went without incident.***** Congratulations go out to Jay, the City of Orange and also, the Orange Chamber for a great Mardi Gras parade and party. Corky says it
REMEMBERING OUR SPECIAL VALENTINE Valentine’s Day rolls around this Friday, Feb. 14. I’m fortunate to be surrounded with a group of very special ladies, week in and week out, that, to me, are special Valentines year round. They know who
AREN’T YOU GLAD THIS AIN’T NORMAL Early last year, when I predicted that it would be a colder than normal winter this year, I wasn’t expecting so much up and down weather. One day 27 degrees, near 70 degrees the
A few weeks ago, I took my dog Willie to the vet, who told me Willie was developing cataracts. This degenerative eye problem leads to poor vision and eventual blindness. When I asked her what I should do — was
GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN The last few days have brought sad times with the loss of some good people who have left their mark on our community. A dear friend of many years, Roy Stephen Wingate, 89, died Jan. 12.
COLD A 20-YEAR LOW After the big freeze comes the big thaw. The high pressure system that dropped termeratures into the teens and 20s, will move out, allowing much warmer weather and moisture from the Gulf. We should be back
WELCOME TO OUR CHRISTMAS ISSUE We have rolled up on another Christmas and are very grateful to be here with you and still be able to knock out this weekly column and bring “The Record” to you. We thank our
PEARL HARBOR DAY REMEMBERED It’s been 72 years since the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. That day is one of the most memorable events in my life. The attack led to the United States being involved in
I love listening to my grandmother’s stories. When we talk, we sit at the decades-old dining room table, the host to countless family dinners and holiday celebrations. It’s heard more than its fair share of stories from the Brewton clan.
WELCOME ABOARD Four score and seven years ago, November 19, 1863, President Abraham Lincoln gave his Gettysburg address, using “four score and seven years ago” as the reference to when our nation was born in 1776. It’s been 150 years
Doug Harrington, 74, longtime area pharmacy owner died last Friday, Oct. 25. I had known Doug since he was in his late twenties. We bonded and built a friendship that would last throughout his lifetime. Down this road I call