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Sue Wilson, Author at The Andalusia Star-News

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REMEMBER WHEN: AHS Band Trip to Chicago in 1953

     A memorable Broadway musical production in 1957 was “The Music Man,” book, music, and lyrics by Meredith Willson and Franklin Lacey. It was awarded the ... Read more

by Sue Wilson, Friday, May 7, 2021 6:12 pm

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Remember When: The Traveling Gold Cabinet

Marianne Merrill Moates Weber is a Southern writer, author, and playwright. Daughter of the late Walter Merrill and Mary Jim Hilson Merrill, she grew up ... Read more

by Sue Wilson, Sunday, May 2, 2021 11:07 am

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REMEMBER WHEN: On the Streets Where They Lived

“On the Street Where You Live” is a song those of you who watch television Broadway musicals such as “My Fair Lady,” one of my ... Read more

by Sue Wilson, Friday, April 23, 2021 5:11 pm

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REMEMBER WHEN: The Skyscraper Era in Alabama 1890 to 1920s

“Gonna build a mountain from a little hill; Gonna build a mountain, least I hope I will; Gonna build a mountain, gonna build it hig;, ... Read more

by Sue Wilson, Friday, April 16, 2021 4:36 pm

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REMEMBER WHEN: 1946 Happenings in Andalusia

Springtime in Andalusia in 1946 – This is the time my husband was born. Perusing the old newspapers from March and April 1946 helped me ... Read more

by Sue Wilson, Friday, March 26, 2021 4:51 pm

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REMEMBER WHEN: The Andalusia City Flag Story

This story has been told before a number of years ago but now that a “new generation” of Andalusians have become of age as well ... Read more

by Sue Wilson, Friday, March 19, 2021 4:18 pm

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REMEMBER WHEN: Where is the Sign

In 1949 a local Andalusia attorney and insurance adjuster Ed Reid partnered with the Parnassus Club to promote “cancer awareness.” He had had cancer and ... Read more

by Sue Wilson, Friday, March 12, 2021 4:32 pm

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REMEMBER WHEN: Miss Andalusia and Miss Memolusia

As far back as is the news about beauty queens published in The Andalusia Star News, I find that the “Miss Andalusia” contest started in ... Read more

by Sue Wilson, Friday, March 5, 2021 3:53 pm

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REMEMBER WHEN: A LOCAL DREAM FULFILLED

An interesting visitor came to see me recently and brought some information about the Mason Serenity House and the story of her parents who were ... Read more

by Sue Wilson, Friday, February 19, 2021 3:22 pm

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REMEMBER WHEN: History trivia on Covington County and Andalusia

For those readers who follow this column, I thought it might be fun if we had a history trivia. If you are so inclined, see ... Read more

by Sue Wilson, Friday, February 12, 2021 5:35 pm

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