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Lydia Grimes, Author at The Atmore Advance

Lifestyles

Looking Back: City partaking in holiday cookies

Every week I sit down to write this column using the old issues of The Atmore Advance. In 1990, I seem to be running out ... Read more

by Lydia Grimes, Tuesday, December 29, 2020 3:08 pm

Lifestyles

Looking Back: ‘Twas the night before…’

Thirty years ago, in 1990, this was popular and it still is in 2020. “Twas the Night Before Christmas,” by Clement Moore “’Twas the night ... Read more

by Lydia Grimes, Wednesday, December 23, 2020 2:39 pm

Lifestyles

Looking Back: Holidays are so sweet

Every week I sit down to write this column using the old issues of The Atmore Advance in 1990. I seem to be running out ... Read more

by Lydia Grimes, Wednesday, December 16, 2020 9:10 am

Lifestyles

Looking Back: Church’s Chicken had quite a deal

Thirty years ago, in 1990, Church’s Chicken had a special “porkchop” dinner for $2.99 with a porkchop, white beans and rice, a small slaw and ... Read more

by Lydia Grimes, Wednesday, December 2, 2020 3:31 pm

Lifestyles

Looking Back: Newspaper was full of Halloween things

Thirty years ago, in 1990, the newspaper was full of lots of ghosts, goblins and other creepy things which were happy colleting plenty of candy ... Read more

by Lydia Grimes, Tuesday, November 10, 2020 5:32 pm

Lifestyles

Looking Back: 12th annual Crafts for Cancer event held

Thirty years ago, in 1990, the 12th Annual Crafts for Cancer event was to be held on Nov. 17, at the Brewton Elementary School. Betsy ... Read more

by Lydia Grimes, Tuesday, November 3, 2020 3:42 pm

Lifestyles

Looking Back: 30 years ago, Greenlawn became ACH

Thirty years ago, in 1990, Greenlawn Hospital became Atmore Community Hospital. Years before, when the hospital was first built, it was in the Greenlawn subdivision, ... Read more

by Lydia Grimes, Wednesday, October 28, 2020 9:21 am

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

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