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Looking back: Wrestling bear causes problems

Thirty years ago, in 1991, Brewton mourned the death of Broox G. Garrett Sr. at the age of 75. He was a native of Grove ... Read more

Carl takes on new role in Montgomery

Last week the House of Representatives met for the opening session of the 117th Congress. Our first orders of business were establishing a quorum, being ... Read more

1991: A time revisited

It’s 2021 and 2020 is gone. It was not the best year, and everyone seems to be glad to see a new year beginning. It ... Read more

Byrne pens final column from office

This is my last weekly report as your Congressman. Serving you in Washington these last seven years has been a great honor and I will ... Read more

Happy New Year? We shall see

Last Thursday night certainly looked different for a lot of people who typically like to bring the new year in with a pop and a ... Read more

Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus

The following “letter to the editor” and the response, was originally published in New York’s Sun newspaper in 1897 and has become one of the ... Read more

Kids wish for same things as adults

In the Wednesday, December 23 edition of The Brewton Standard you will find many letters to Santa – a long-standing tradition in the newspaper business. ... Read more

Remember to shop local this year

Ready or not, the holiday season is upon us. This week, we’ll celebrate Thanksgiving and after that will be the mad dash to Christmas. While ... Read more

Williams: “We must keep Alabama Open”

Emblazoned above the doors of the Alabama State House is a Latin phrase that is translated “We Dare Defend Our Rights”. It is a symbol ... Read more

Rural Hospital Day to be celebrated Thursday

This year, we celebrate the Power of Rural Hospitals on Thursday, Nov, 19.  Alabama’s 53 rural hospitals always deserve to be celebrated, but now more ... Read more

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