Looking Back: Golden filmed ‘Red Dirt Highway’ in Brewton

Published 10:49 am Thursday, July 9, 2020

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Thirty years ago, in 1990, William Lee Golden, former resident of the area, was back in Brewton to film a musical video of his latest recording. He chose his late parents’ farm at Dixonville to video “Red Dirt Highway.” He was also to perform at Gulf Shores.
Winn-Dixie had ground chuck for $1.69 a pound, mayonnaise for 88 cents for 32 ounces and sirloin steaks for $2.99 a pound.
Authorities in the county confiscated more than $3.3 million worth of marijuana and an additional $350,000 worth of plants.
Six deaths were predicted over the 4th of July holiday.
The Poarch Creek Bingo Palace was planning to split the winnings of the 50/50 game with the American Cancer Society. During a certain time all the money would be divided with the charity.
Dr. Sandra McLeod of Jefferson Davis Junior College was selected to be a member of the first class of Leadership Alabama, which consisted of only 50 members.
Mabry Dozier retired from Swift Lumber Co. after serving almost 11 years. He was formerly employed by Alger-Sullivan Lumber.
“Pretty Woman” was coming to the Strand Theatre and they were planning to show “The Jungle
A decision was made in the matter of Bo Brantley against Tommy Fields, and Fields actually won by two votes instead of four, which was the first count.
Lance Corporal Steve Reynolds of McCullough, was selected to be President George Bush’s personal escort at Camp David. Reynolds said the President was just a regular guy.
Two men were playing around with their guns at Best Western in Atmore when a pistol accidentally went off and injured one of the men, who had to be life flighted to USA Medical Center.

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