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Subscription cost $1.50 in 1918
Pictured is a Southern Standard receipt from 1918 that shows the cost of an annual subscription at $1.50.
Local resident Barry Johnson has found a piece of Southern Standard history that’s almost 100 years old. Tucked away in a trunk with other belongings and forgotten for decades in a barn, it’s a Standard receipt for an annual subscription to the newspaper. The date was March 27, 1918 and the subscription was $1.50.

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