Looking Back: Poarch’s McGhee cultural center opened

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Residents in and around Walnut Hill, Fla. gave a mixed reaction to plans to rezone some areas. Some were not happy about the plan.

Stormy weather ripped a home in Robinsonville right off its foundation and damaged at least one barn across the Florida line.

Winners were announced for the annual Gobbler Giveaway.

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Now I have no idea what this could have been, but one thing is for sure; there was a turkey involved.

The Calvin McGhee Cultural Center opened at Poarch where the old Poarch Creek Consolidated School was.

When children were asked what they really wanted to find on the Thanksgiving and Christmas dinner table, they gave answers that may surprise you.

Ethan Golson wanted to have watermelon, corn on the cob and meatballs.

Hannah Blackwell wanted cheesecake, lemon pie and lemon ice cream while Eva Currie wanted tator-tots.

Wilburn and Aline Crutchfield celebrated 61 years of marriage.

A man who was supposed to arrive by train never came, leaving his wife to wonder where he was and she called the police. It turns out that this man had 15 different names, 12 different birth dates and seven social security numbers.

I have enough trouble leading just one life. I don’t see how I could possibly handle that many personalities.

A dead man was found along Interstate 65. There were no visible signs of cause of death.

Two Atmore women pleaded guilty to murder charges and got their charges reduced. I guess this was one of those deals worked out to get the men to confess.

The closing of a nativity scene at A.C. Moore Elementary School was to be reversed. The students had spoken up and said they wanted the nativity. Attorney Bill Pryor heard about how the children felt and he visited the school to congratulate them.

Dausie Carr turned 100 years old and Claudia Johnson turned 103.

Johnson had outlived all six of her children.