Recollections of Brior Auto Parts: part 1

By Carter E. Anthony Brior Auto Parts in the 60s In Oct., 1962, I reached age 18.  In those days at age 18 one had to sign up for the draft.  A few days after my birthday, I checked out of school to go downtown to the Selective Service Board office. As I checked out,…

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‘SWEET GROWN ALABAMA’ campaign launches

Shoppers looking to buy local and support Alabama farmers will soon have a new way to identify locally grown products with the Sweet Grown Alabama logo as the statewide agricultural branding program launches. “As I travel across the state, most of the questions I receive from consumers are about their food and where it comes…

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Business ladies of the Camellia City

By Kaitlyn Neese The Greenville Standard   More on the successful business women of the Camellia City: 365 Fyne Studio and Dreamland Tax Services LLC. 365 Fyne Studio is a newer addition to downtown Greenville, opened by Latoya Cauthen about two years ago. 365 Fyne Studio is a fitness studio located on Commerce Street. Cauthen’s…

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On this day in sports history

BY COLIN “BIG C” MACGUIRE The Greenville Standard   This Friday, two teams will kick off the 2019 season, Greenville at Hillcrest (Evergreen) and Georgiana at St. Luke’s (Mobile). Greenville edged Hillcrest 29-25 last year. The Tigers has an all-time record 14-3 vs Hillcrest. The last time Hillcrest beat Greenville was on Oct. 27, 2000…

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BONNIE JOHNSON STANSBURY

Bonnie Neese Johnson, 83, a resident of Evergreen passed away Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019. A Graveside Celebration of Life Service was held at 10 a.m. Monday, Aug. 19, from Herbert Cemetery with Johnson Funeral Home of Georgiana directing arrangements. Bonnie was preceded in death by her husbands, J.R. Johnson and Paul Stansbury; parents, Benjamin Harrison…

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CHARLES ALLEN BROGDEN

Charles Allen Brogden, 62, a resident of Glenwood passed away Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019. A Celebration of Life Service was held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 15, from the Johnson Funeral Chapel with Rev. Larry Gaston officiating. Burial followed in Antioch Holiness Cemetery with Johnson Funeral Home of Georgiana directing arrangements. Survivors include: wife, Faye…

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WILLIAM LEE POPWELL, JR.

Mr. William Lee Popwell Jr. passed away Monday, Aug. 12, 2019, at his residence in McKenzie. He was 73. Survivors include his mother, Ruth Lanier Hester of McKenzie; son, William Lee Popwell of Colorado Springs, Colo.; brother, Steven Willard Hester of McKenzie; sisters, Ann P. Smitherman of Clanton, Pamela Skipper of Jacksonville, Fla., Kathy Ruth…

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JOSEPH ALLEN DEASON

Joseph Allen Deason, 32, a resident of McKenzie passed away Monday, Aug. 12, in Pensacola, Fla. Joseph was preceded in death by a son, Pierce Allen. A Celebration of Life Service was held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 17, from the Flat Rock Chapel Church with Rev. Clifton Morris officiating. Burial followed in Flat Rock…

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MARVIN EUGENE COLLINS

Marvin Eugene Collins “Gene”, 68, a resident of Greenville died at Regional Medical Center on Sunday, Aug. 11, 2019. The funeral service was held Wednesday, Aug. 14 at 11 a.m. at Southside Baptist Church with Brother Herbert Brown officiating and Dunklin & Daniels Funeral Home directing. Burial followed at Sunrise Memorial Park. Visitation was held…

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GRACIE LEE ROBINSON

Mrs. Gracie Lee Robinson, a resident of Greenville, passed on Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2019 at the age of 97. Funeral service was held Saturday, Aug. 17, at 11 a.m. from The New Bethel Christian Church, Elder Tommy Means officiating. Burial followed in the churchyard cemetery with Hudson Funeral Home staff directing. She leaves to celebrate…

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