Years Ago – Week of Feb. 17, 2022

25 YEARS AGO in the Greensboro Watchman February 13, 1997 Dr. Ronald H. Clements has been accepted by Vanderbilt University Hospital for a year of fellowship in advanced laparoscopic surgery. He will complete a five-year surgical residency at Carraway Methodist Hospital in Birmingham on June 23. He is presently chief surgical resident at Carraway. Dr....
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Timothy Vann

Timothy Vann of Uniontown died Monday, Jan. 31 at Anderson Hospital in Meridian, Miss. at the age of 47. He was born Oct. 7, 1974. Visitation was held Sat. Feb. 5, at Rosemont Cemetery in Uniontown. Graveside services followed with Phillip White’s Julia L. White Funeral Home directing.

Sebastian Mullen

Sebastian Mullen of Gallion, affectionately known by family and friends as “Dexter,” entered into died Saturday, Jan. 29 at Whitfield Regional Hospital in Demopolis at the age of 61. He was born Oct. 13, 1960. Visitation was held Friday, Feb. 4, from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at Phillip White’s Julia L. White Funeral Home in...
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Darlene Perry

Darlene Perry of Uniontown died Wed., Feb. 2 at Colonial Haven Health in Rehabilitation in Greensboro at the age of 69. She was born June 18, 1952. Visitation was held Friday, Feb. 11 at Phillip White’s Julia L. White Funeral Home in Uniontown. Graveside services were held Saturday, Feb. 12 at Little Canaan Baptist Church...
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Fight invasive cogongrass on your property

by: Mary Leigh Oliver AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. – Cogongrass continues to creep its way throughout the Southeast. There is an increasing prevalence in Alabama. Therefore, it is essential to understand the importance and magnitude of cogongrass, as well as how to rid your property of the invasive species. What is Cogongrass? According to Alabama Extension...
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ADPH: County Health Departments don’t have free masks

Ed. Note: The Alabama Dept. of Public Health released the following statement this week regarding the apparent misconception that county health departments had free masks for the public: County health departments in Alabama do not have free face masks to distribute to the public. According to information provided to the news media by the federal...
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Faunsdale awarded $300k grant for downtown improvements

The Town of Faunsdale in Marengo County has been awarded a first-ever $300,000 Community Development Block Grant by Governor Kay Ivey and the Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs (ADECA).  The grant will be used to improve the sidewalks and lighting of downtown Faunsdale. Last year Kenneth Boswell, Director of ADECA, and Frank Dobson,...
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