Current Weather

Currently on MIX 106.5

Firework
Katy Perry

CURRENTLY ON KiX 100.3

Breaking Up Was Easy in the 90's
Sam Hunt

Two Sylacauga residents celebrate milestone birthdays

SHARE NOW

SYLACAUGA, Ala. – Two local individuals enjoyed milestone birthday achievements in Sylacauga over the past few days.

Mrs. Hazel Hurst hit the century mark on Saturday, Jan. 22. Hurst is a resident at Coosa Valley Nursing Home (CVNM), and even at 100 she can be the life of the party.

Hurst is described as “sweet and feisty at the same time,” and her favorite snack items include Baby Ruth candy bars and Pringle chips. Her most-cherished drink of choice is Dr. Pepper. Hurst was a very active member of Bon Air Baptist Church before moving to CVNM.

Mr. Ray McDiarmid turned 85 on Tuesday, Jan. 25. Well-known throughout the community as the longtime owner of Dixie Drug Company, McDiarmid is a walking encyclopedia of all things Sylacauga.

A registered pharmacist in Alabama for over 60 years, McDiarmid has made many memories with the Sylacauga community that would come to his drug store located in close proximity to both Sylacauga High School and the Parks and Recreation center.

Congratulations to both Mrs. Hurst and Mr. McDiarmid on their special birthdays!


Click here to e-mail the reporter.© 2016-2023, SylacaugaNews.com/Marble City Media LLC/RadioAlabama. All Rights Reserved. RadioAlabama’s network -- MIX 106.5 (& 98.3 HD2), WSGN, KiX 100.3 (& 1290 AM), 105.1 WRFS, KiX 96.3 (& 1050 AM), RadioAlabama Sports, and RA Digital -- along with SylacaugaNews.com reports local news around the clock and will keep you up-to-date during breaking news and weather. For real-time alerts from SylacaugaNews.com, text NEWS to 59925. Standard text message rates may apply. By signing up, you agree to receive ongoing text message alerts from RadioAlabama. Consent not required for purchase. Up to eight messages per month. Reply STOP to cancel. Reply HELP for help. Message & Data rates may apply. Terms and Conditions/Privacy Policy @ www.optspot.com/tnc.