Thursday, August 14, 2014

50 YEARS AGO:

Williams Refrigeration and Air Conditioning, Carlisle E. Williams Jr. owner, was located at 818 White St.

A man was arrested shortly after he robbed a Navy Exchange messenger of $3,000. The man used a rolling pin to brutally beat the messenger before making off with the cash.

Charles Stamm of Sugarloaf Key was named as the Monroe County director for the presidential campaign of Republican U.S. Sen. Barry Goldwater.

City Commissioner Harry Knight took exception to the plan of investigating the retired electrical engineer who opposed the City Electric System expansion.