Boom Town

April 19, 2019 Max 0

By all indications, Childersburg is, and always has been, a quiet little town. But that is not the case. During the 1940s Childersburg experienced explosive growth when the US Army decided to locate an ammunition plant there. Thousands of people from across the nation came to work on the massive construction project spreading over 13,500 acres.

The Ghosts of Selma

December 19, 2018 Max 0

Doors that open and close mysteriously. Lights that glow where there is no electric power. The sound of footsteps on a staircase when no one is there. All of these things can be experienced in Selma, Alabama. Is this city haunted? “The Ghosts of Selma,” a 1998 documentary on Alabama Public Television, explored this topic. The program was produced by Max Shores as a part of the Alabama Experience series.