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25 Years Ago
Harriman’s last dime store closed its doors for the final time. Clarence Hall and his wife, Frances, owned and operated Hall’s Dime Store on Roane Street for 35 years. Age and Clarence’s back injury a few years earlier helped to determine the couple’s retirement plans. Said Clarence, “If you can’t do it right, it’s time to let it go.”
10 Years Ago
A survey estimated 96 percent of children ages 8-12 would carry a backpack to school. And nearly one-third of those would carry it improperly. Parents and children were urged to learn the precautionary measures to take to prevent unnecessary injury from backpack use.
Five Years Ago
Expansion of Fort Southwest Point began with the construction of 65 feet of new wall and reconstruction of the main and east gate. The land had been cleared 10 years previously for fort additions.
One Year Ago
Friends, family and community mourned the loss of Stephanie N. Brown and her sons, Gage, Jackson and Grason, who were killed in a fiery crash on Hwy. 61; Rhea Browder, the last of the influential Browder brothers, who died at age 97; and “local legend” and beloved former Rockwood football coach C.W. Pemberton Jr. died at age 85.