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Lydia Grimes, Author at The Atmore Advance

Lifestyles

Looking Back: 30 years ago, Zigler displayed watermelon

Thirty years ago, in 1990, Xury Zigler displayed the watermelon that he grew. The specimen weighed 163 pounds. He had another that he believed would ... Read more

by Lydia Grimes, Tuesday, September 29, 2020 5:32 pm

Lifestyles

Looking Back: 30 years ago, the city had eyes on Christmas

Thirty years ago, in 1990, believe it or not, the city of Atmore was looking forward to Christmas. To be more specific, the Christmas Parade. ... Read more

by Lydia Grimes, Tuesday, September 15, 2020 2:47 pm

Lifestyles

Looking Back: 30 years ago, Brolick named Miss Agriculture

Thirty years ago, in 1990, an Atmore man was arrested for shooting his nephew. Apparently an argument led to Clarence Brown, 50, shooting Eddie Lambert. ... Read more

by Lydia Grimes, Wednesday, September 9, 2020 9:04 am

Lifestyles

Looking Back: 30 years ago, the Mills were back in Atmore

Editor’s note: The following column was published in the Wed., Jan. 1, 2020 edition of the Atmore Advance. Lydia will be back next week with ... Read more

by Lydia Grimes, Wednesday, September 2, 2020 9:26 am

Lifestyles

Looking Back: 30 years ago, Atmore swimmers returned from Florida

Thirty years ago, in 1990, four Atmore swimmers returned from St. Petersburg, Fla. with awards. They were Deborah Bilb, Kelly Gurred, Mandy Moore and Ann ... Read more

by Lydia Grimes, Wednesday, August 26, 2020 8:56 am

Lifestyles

Looking Back: 30 years ago, changes were happening in Atmore

Thirty years ago, in 1990, changes were going on in Atmore. Some businesses were changing owners and names while others were renovating. Jim and Julie ... Read more

by Lydia Grimes, Wednesday, August 12, 2020 10:42 am

Lifestyles

Looking Back: 30 years ago, state approved I-65 exit

Thirty years ago, in 1990, the state approved a plan for an I-65 exit at Jack Springs Road, making the industrial park more assessable. A ... Read more

by Lydia Grimes, Friday, August 7, 2020 9:31 am

Lifestyles

Looking Back: 2 ECHS cheerleaders selected as All-Stars

Thirty years ago, in 1990, two Escambia County High School cheerleaders, Heidi Sasser and Tonya Harrell, were selected as All-Stars during the 10-13 Universal Cheerleader ... Read more

by Lydia Grimes, Tuesday, July 21, 2020 4:16 pm

Lifestyles

Looking Back: Thomas died in electric chair

Thirty years ago, in 1990. convicted killer Wallace Norrell Thomas became the 161st inmate to die in Alabama’s electric chair in Atmore. A 24 year-old, ... Read more

by Lydia Grimes, Wednesday, July 15, 2020 9:29 am

Lifestyles

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

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 ... Read more

by Lydia Grimes, Thursday, July 9, 2020 10:49 am

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