SYLACAUGA, Ala. - Episodes of the television series Industry on Parade, first broadcast in 1950, highlighted American manufacturing and business, and the first seven minutes of the third show in July 1951 focused on Sylacauga and Avondale Mills.
SYLACAUGA, Ala. - Do you take clothespins, your toothbrush, your mom's ironing board, your morning syrup pitcher, fire hydrants, boat rowing and steering systems, a fishing lure, your car's tire pressure monitor, automatic train switches, and even your neighbor's cool fallout shelter for granted? Seriously. Think... Read More.
SYLACAUGA, Ala. -- The Office of War Information was created during World War II as part of the U.S. government's Victory Program. Its mission: to enhance public understanding of the war at home and abroad; coordinate government information activities; and handle liaison with the... Read More.
SYLACAUGA, Ala. - A copy of the 1962 Sylacauga-Childersburg phonebook illustrates how different life was 59 years ago. The small format was much like a Reader’s Digest magazine. Its introduction and telephone number listings spanned 58 pages, with another 83 devoted to a Yellow Pages... Read More.
SYLACAUGA, Ala. - From the late 19th century through the mid-20th century, people shared their travel adventures with friends, family, and relatives by mail and often by postcard. In the simpler days of no instant electronic connections, other than perhaps expensive metered telephone calls,... Read More.
SYLACAUGA, Ala. - John T. Olsen is what they refer to as a non-traditional medical student. Olsen made the decision to pursue a career in medicine at the age of 27, and started medical school while married with children.
SYLACAUGA Ala. - Miss Sylacauga, Ibby Dickson is gaining an extra year of serving her community, due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
SYLACAUGA Ala.- Sylacauga native Brooke Vandiver is finally home after fighting COVID-19 on the frontlines in New York City.
SYLACAUGA, Ala. - Sylacauga's Craigger Browne is currently sculpting one of his biggest pieces to date. The project goes by multiple names, but one that stands out is "Valor Emerging."
SYLACAUGA, Ala. – Bob Green had been looking forward to a day like today for years. He often visits Sylacauga’s Marble City Cemetery, which officially opened in 1898 -– not just because he is a passionate about the history and a long-time member of the... Read More.
AUBURN, Ala. - A Sylacauga native and Sylacauga High School graduate has earned a top Southeastern Conference award last week.
SYLACAUGA, Ala. - Sixty-two years ago today one of the most famous events in Alabama history took place right here in our own back yard. On Nov. 30, 1954, a meteor tore through the roof of a home in what is now Oak Grove, bounced... Read More.