Recollections of Brior Auto Parts: part 9

By Carter E. Anthony In conclusion   While many knew Mr. John as all-business, out of the store he was much like most small businessmen in Greenville.  He enjoyed social outings, dinner often with my parents, fishing, Auburn football games, First Methodist Sunday School and Church and supporting local events. Being somewhat of a workaholic…

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Wearing pink isn’t enough! October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

BY MOLLIE S. WATERS The Greenville Standard   Break out the pink because October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month! Yet, just wearing the color pink is not enough. Yes, it brings awareness, but action is also required. Each year, according to Breastcancer.org, an estimated one out of eight women will receive a diagnosis of breast…

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County football wrap-up

BY SCOTTIE CORELY AND BRUCE BRANUM The Greenville Standard   FDA BESTS PIKE LIBERAL The Fort Dale Academy Eagles traveled to Troy to face the Pike Liberal Arts Patriots and came home with a 20-7 win. The Eagles improved for the season to 3-4 and 2-1 in AISA AAA Region 2 play. The Eagles will…

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On this day in sports history

BY COLIN “BIG C” MACGUIRE The Greenville Standard   To date the top six teams trying to get in the College Football Playoffs are No. 1 Alabama, No. 2 Clemson, No. 3 Georgia, No. 3 Ohio State, No. 5 LSU, and No. 6 Oklahoma. Alabama (5-0) plays their first ranked opponent, Texas A&M on Oct.…

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MARY LOU BREWTON

Mary Lou Brewton, 93, a resident of Letohatchee passed away Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019. A Celebration of Life Service was held 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 11, from the Mt. Pleasant Methodist Church, Leffion. Burial followed in church cemetery with Johnson Funeral Home of Georgiana directing arrangements. Survivors include: husband, Kenneth Brewton, Letohatchee; daughter, Darra Lynn…

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Fire Alert in effect

The Alabama Forestry Commission (AFC) has upgraded the recent Fire Danger Advisory to a statewide Fire Alert effective immediately. While under a Fire Alert, permits for outdoor burning will be restricted and issued on an individual basis at the discretion of the State Forester. Anyone who burns a field, grassland, or woodland without a burn…

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Recollections of Brior Auto Parts: part 8

By Carter E. Anthony Fun times   I worked at Brior Auto Parts for three summers and some fall and winter Saturdays, 1963-1965. It was a great learning experience not just for auto parts purposes but also learning how to get along with a different group of people of different ages and from different backgrounds.…

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Greenville woman killed in crash

BY BRUCE BRANUM The Greenville Standard   According to Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) a single-vehicle crash at 10:50 p.m. on Oct. 3, claimed the life of a Greenville woman. “Rachel Renee Farrington, 29, was killed when the 2002 Chevrolet Tahoe she was operating left the roadway and overturned. “Farrington, who was not using a…

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