Echoes of the Previous is a set of historic articles curated from The Virginian Evaluation and different publications archived since 1914. Chances are you’ll be uncovered to content material that you just discover offensive or objectionable. For historic functions and accuracy, articles are reprinted of their unique, unedited type, and don’t mirror the opinions and beliefs of the writer.
September 14, 1923
99 Years In the past
Automobile Amuck In Hawthorne St.
Yesterday afternoon a giant automotive from Clifton Forge, containing a celebration of pals visiting Mrs. Will Glenn, in Hawthorne Avenue, left the automotive in entrance of the home, with solely the brake to carry it on the hill. A number of kids with the get together acquired within the automotive and launched the brake and the automotive began down the hill, however thankfully, the youngsters jumped out because the automotive began and escaped harm. The automotive, gathering pace, dashed throughout the road and up the terrace in entrance of the residence of Charles Ehrhart, the place it struck a big tree, which checked its pace. It continued its journey till it got here to a cement wall. Thankfully, no nice harm was completed to the automotive in its wild run.
September 14, 1937
85 Years In the past
New City Council, In First Assembly, Adopts Price range & Reappoints All City Officers
Mr. Harry Robertson was formally reelected because the mayor of Covington final night time on the first assembly of the brand new Covington City Council. Mr Arch Woodson, the one newly-elected member of the council, changed former Councilman Emmett Stull, who didn’t enter the race final spring. City Supervisor J.S. Mathers was licensed to shut the west facet of Riverside Avenue to parking between Bridge and Lexington streets.
September 14, 1962
60 Years In the past
Job Candidates Wanted In Space & Elsewhere
Unemployment within the space composed of Alleghany County, Bathtub County and the Fincastle District of Botetourt County has declined to a low of 160 as of Wednesday and the Covington Employment workplace is now looking for candidates for unfilled jobs as an alternative of looking for jobs for unemployed staff, Henry C. Cale mentioned in an interview Friday. Cale, supervisor of the Covington workplace, mentioned the overall labor drive within the space is about 12,000.
September 14, 2007
15 Years In the past
Stolen Car Broken By Hearth In County
A stolen automobile was broken by hearth Sunday on Dolly Ann Drive in Alleghany County. The automobile hearth was reported to the Alleghany County 911 middle Sunday at 11:30 p.m. The Covington and Clifton Forge hearth departments responded to the scene and located the automobile, a 2005 silver Chevrolet Monte Carlo, totally concerned in flames. The automobile was parked on the entrance to the “Skyline” on Dolly Ann Drive.
September 14, 2012
10 Years In the past
Ali Receives Liberty Medal
Pictured beneath, retired boxing champion Muhammad Ali, middle, receives the LibertyMedal from his daughter, Laila Ali, together with his spouse, Lonnie Ali, at his left, throughout a ceremony on the Nationwide Structure Heart Thursday in Philadephia. The distinction is given yearly to a person who shows braveness and conviction whereas striving to safe liberty for individuals worldwide.