Tri-City Ledger -

By Joe Thomas
Ledger Editor 

Highway to honor Manning, Seay

Portions of Highway 31 designated to recognize Medal of Honor recipients


May 31, 2018

Escambia County's two Congressional Medal of Honor recipients, Sgt. William Wayne Seay of Brewton, and Corporal Sidney Manning of Flomaton, will have portions of U.S. Highway 31 between Flomaton and Atmore named in their honor following a joint resolution passed by the Alabama Legislature.

Retired Marine Col. Charles Jackson read the resolutions, sponsored by State Rep. Alan Baker and State Sen. Greg Albrittion, during Monday's Memorial Day ceremony on the lawn of the Escambia County Courthouse in Brewton.

According to the resolutions, Seay was born in Brewton on Oct. 24, 1948 and died duri...

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