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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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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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Let’s go for a spin!

The Butler County Fair was a success this year according to Richard Branum, Secretary Treasurer of the Butler County Fair. Pictured enjoying ‘The Sizzler’ are Lauren Houston and Jacob Stinson. (Bruce Branum | The Standard)  

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Johnson delivers message of hope

BY BRUCE BRANUM The Greenville Standard   At Hope Afield’s Annual Fall Benefit Dinner on Thursday, Sept 24. WSFA weatherman Josh Johnson gave attendees and encouraging message of hope. He has been with WSFA for 11 years and was contacted by Ken and Jan Kilpatrick to speak at their annual benefit dinner. The Benefit Dinner…

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Recollections of Brior Auto Parts: part 7

By Carter E. Anthony Fun times   As usual there are fun times in every job especially when you are employed only for the summer, you are living at home and eating all of your mother’s cooking at your parents’ expense. Working at Brior Auto Parts was fun! I’ve always enjoyed looking at cars, new…

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