End of an era, downtown Columbus May 31, 2023 - 00:00 Posted in: Viewpoints In 1983, I was sitting in the Elliot and Waldron Title Office with Mrs. Mattern signing papers to purchase 1024 Milam from her. It was a grocery store in the front, a feed store in the rear, and living quarters on top.Mrs. Mattern asked what I was going to do ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!