Way Back WhenOct 17th, 2013 | By Admin | Category: History
October 22, 1943
The jury trying Dr. C.L. Drew in the charge of murder last Saturday brought in a verdict of not guilty. Judge Kelly reports that 1,000 less driver’s licenses were issued this year than last year and 1,800 less than the year before that. Seaman First Class C.F. Porter writes Mrs. Porter that he has changed locations in the Pacific and that conditions are much better where he is now; that he is getting on fine and thinks if everything continues to go along as well as now, it won’t be long before he will be home. Friends will be interested to know that Grady Rea, Jr., has been transferred from Miami to Atlantic City, N.J., to enter Radio School. Grady is in the Coast Guard.
October 16, 1953
Massey Business College will open Oct. 26 at the REA building. Carl “Red” Bevis will take over the managerial position at the Farmers Mutual Exchange Monday, Oct. 19. Paul Ragans, chairman of the board, made the announcement Wednesday night. Buddy McWilliams and Billy O’Steen are in the University of Florida Fighting Gator band. `Jimmie Bevan, freshman at Georgia Tech, has pledged Alpha Tau Omega fraternity.
October 18, 1963
Four college boys were busy Saturday, cleaning the Colin Kelly memorial on the park corner. The Madison High School football team defeated the strong Fernandina Beach team here last Friday night 25-13. Businessman’s special lunch, including meat, two vegetables, hot rolls, butter and coffee or tea available at the Chuck Wagon for 75 cents. Greenville’s football team beat Mayo’s football team last Friday night in Mayo by a score of 20-7.