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Murals provide Sumrall history

By BUSTER WOLFE,
Dr. Stephen Beam had been one of the candidates in last year’s mayoral contest for Sumrall’s highest post. Beam has also been president of the Sumrall Development Foundation.
 
“One thing I campaigned on was to make the town look better,” he said. “I thought we could add some murals in town.”
 

Controlling Perfect

By WES BROOKS,
The tune I’m humming along to for this week’s outing is from a band I’ve referenced once before—Athens, Georgia’s R.E.M. If you’re referencing vinyl recordings, “I Believe” is the second song on side two of R.E.M.’s 1986 album Life’s Rich Pageant. 
Let’s get going.













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