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Flu epidemic hit in 1918

In the fall of the year 1918, World War I was drawing to a close in Europe, and Pulaski County was hit by a tragedy that would take the lives…

More about Newbern fire

A faulty flue was believed to be the cause of the Newbern fire. The newspaper reported that the alarm was given at 6:05 p.m. and that the Pulaski Fire Company…

More about Newbern fire

A faulty flue was believed to be the cause of the Newbern fire. The newspaper reported that the alarm was given at 6:05 p.m. and that the Pulaski Fire Company…

Tragic events in Newbern

The village of Newbern was for many years plagued by fires, and except for the good work of dedicated fire companies, the village could have easily been destroyed. Until recent…

Tragic events in Newbern

The village of Newbern was for many years plagued by fires, and except for the good work of dedicated fire companies, the village could have easily been destroyed. Until recent…

Continuing the story

Within minutes of the 5:50 a.m. explosion of the Valley View Apartment Building on Commerce and Valley streets, on Friday, April 27, 1956, a large crowd has gathered on the…

Continuing the story

Within minutes of the 5:50 a.m. explosion of the Valley View Apartment Building on Commerce and Valley streets, on Friday, April 27, 1956, a large crowd has gathered on the…

And the story continues

This is a continuation of my last article about the old Savings and Loan Building that once sat on the southwest corner of Commerce and Valley streets. Mr. Mahaffey survived…

And the story continues

This is a continuation of my last article about the old Savings and Loan Building that once sat on the southwest corner of Commerce and Valley streets. Mr. Mahaffey survived…

And the story continues

After the big boom days of the early part of the 20th century, and the opening of the new downtown on the north side of the railroad tracks, the Loan…