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Russell Corporation (RML)

3/29/2006 Proxy Information

Herschel Bloom, a director of the Company, is a partner in the law firm of King & Spalding. During 2005 the Company paid approximately $460,000 to King & Spalding for legal services.

Margaret Porter’s son-in-law is a partner in the law firm of Bradley Arant Rose & White. During 2005 the Company paid approximately $462,000 to Bradley Arant Rose & White for legal services.

the Company paid legal fees to King & Spalding, a law firm in which Mr. Bloom is a partner, of approximately $460,000, $742,000 and $591,000 in 2005, 2004 and 2003, respectively;

• the Company paid legal fees to Bradley Arant Rose & White, a law firm in which Ms. Porter’s son-in-law is a partner, of approximately $462,000, $525,000 and $708,000 in 2005, 2004 and 2003, respectively;

• in 2005, 2004 and 2003, the Company paid interest and fees to Aliant Bank, a subsidiary of Aliant Financial Corporation for which Mr. Thomas serves as Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, of approximately $279,000, $174,000 and $166,000, respectively;

• in 2004 and 2003, respectively, the Company paid fees to Adjoined Consulting, Inc., a firm in which Dr. White’s son is a non-executive officer, of approximately $719,000 and $172,000. The projects for which the Company engaged Adjoined Consulting ended in 2004, and the Company no longer has a relationship with that firm; and

• Mr. Bruno is Chairman of the Bruno’s Memorial Classic Foundation, a nonprofit organization that holds an annual charity golf tournament. The Company provides uniforms for volunteers and purchases pro am spots to entertain its customers at this event, the value of which was approximately $42,000, $31,000 and $35,000 in 2005, 2004 and 2003, respectively.

3/28/2005 Proxy Information

Herschel Bloom, who is a director of the Company, is a partner in the law firm of King & Spalding, which performed legal services for the Company during the fiscal year ended January 1, 2005, for which the Company paid approximately $742,000 during such fiscal year.

The Company entered into a consulting agreement with Adjoined Consulting, Inc. (“Adjoined”) on July 16, 2003, under which Adjoined assisted the Company with various information systems related projects. Dr. John White’s son is a non-executive vice president of Adjoined Consulting. During the fiscal year ended January 1, 2005, the Company paid Adjoined Consulting approximately $719,000 for services under the agreement. The projects for which the Company engaged Adjoined Consulting ended in 2004, and the Company no longer has a relationship with that firm.

Margaret Porter’s son-in-law is a partner in the law firm of Bradley Arant Rose & White, which performed legal services for the Company during the fiscal year ended January 1, 2005, for which the Company paid approximately $525,000 during such fiscal year.

In 2004, 2003 and 2002, the Company paid interest and fees to Aliant Bank, a subsidiary of Aliant Financial Corporation for which Mr. Thomas serves as Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, of approximately $174,000, $166,000 and $152,000, respectively.

In 2004 and 2003, respectively, the Company paid fees to Adjoined Consulting, Inc., a firm in which Dr. White’s son is a non-executive officer, of approximately $719,000 and $172,000. The projects for which the Company engaged Adjoined Consulting ended in 2004, and the Company no longer has a relationship with that firm.

The Company paid legal fees to King & Spalding, a law firm in which Mr. Bloom is a partner, of approximately $742,000, $591,000 and $188,000 in 2004, 2003 and 2002, respectively.

The Company paid legal fees to Bradley Arant Rose & White, a law firm in which Ms. Porter’s son-in-law is a partner, of approximately $525,000, $708,000 and $1,216,000 in 2004, 2003 and 2002, respectively.

3/17/2004 Proxy Information

The Company entered into a fuel supply contract with Russell Lands, Incorporated (“Lands”) on May 21, 1975, under which Lands provides sawdust, bark, shavings, chips, and other wood materials for use in the Company’s wood chip boilers. The initial term of the contract was four years, and may be renewed by agreement of the parties from year-to-year thereafter. The Company renewed the contract for the fiscal year ended January 3, 2004. In addition, the contract may be cancelled by either party during any renewal period upon 30 days notice following the occurrence of certain specified conditions. Benjamin Russell, who was a director of the Company until the annual meeting of shareholders in 2003, is Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and a director of Lands, and owns beneficially approximately 70% of the equity interest in such company. Management believes this contract is in the best interests of the Company’s shareholders. During the fiscal year ended January 3, 2004, the Company paid Lands approximately $1,100,000 for wood materials to operate these boilers.

The Company purchased miscellaneous building materials and supplies from Russell Do-It Center, a building supply retailer. Russell Do-It Center is a division of Lands. Management believes these purchases were in the best interests of the Company’s shareholders. During the fiscal year ended January 3, 2004, the Company paid Russell Do-It Center approximately $50,000 for the purchases described above.

Herschel Bloom, who is a director of the Company, is a partner in the law firm of King & Spalding, which performed legal services for the Company during the fiscal year ended January 3, 2004, for which the Company paid approximately $591,000 during such fiscal year.

The Company entered into a consulting agreement with Adjoined Consulting, Inc. (“Adjoined”) on July 16, 2003, under which Adjoined is assisting the Company with various information systems related projects. Dr. John White’s son is a vice president of Adjoined. Management believes this contract is in the best interests of the Company’s shareholders. During the fiscal year ended January 3, 2004, the Company paid Adjoined approximately $172,000 for services under the agreement.

Margaret Porter’s son-in-law is a partner in the law firm of Bradley Arant Rose & White, which performed legal services for the Company during the fiscal year ended January 3, 2004, for which the Company paid approximately $708,000 during such fiscal year.

3/21/2003 Proxy Information

The Company entered into a fuel supply contract with Russell Lands, Incorporated (“Lands”) on May 21, 1975, under which Lands provides sawdust, bark, shavings, chips, and other wood materials for use in the Company’s wood chip boilers. The initial term of the contract was four years, and may be renewed by agreement of the parties from year-to-year thereafter. In addition, the contract may be cancelled by either party during any renewal period upon 30 days notice following the occurrence of certain specified conditions. Benjamin Russell is Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and a director of Lands, and owns beneficially approximately 70% of the equity interest in such company. Management believes this contract is in the best interests of the Company’s shareholders. During the fiscal year ended January 4, 2003, the Company paid Lands approximately $954,000 for wood materials to operate these boilers.

The Company purchased miscellaneous building materials and supplies from Russell Do-It Center, a building supply retailer. Russell Do-It Center is a division of Lands. Management believes these purchases to be in the best interests of the Company’s shareholders. During the fiscal year ended January 4, 2003, the Company paid Russell Do-It Center approximately $47,500 for the purchases described above.

The Company engaged Eddy Hill Consulting to provide various consulting services relating to enhancements to its minority vendor programs. Prior to July 1, 2002, Tim Lewis owned 100% of the equity interest in Eddy Hill Consulting but, effective on that date, Mr. Lewis divested such equity interests. Management believes the engagement of Eddy Hill Consulting is in the best interest of the Company’s shareholders. During the fiscal year ended January 4, 2003, the Company paid Eddy Hill Consulting approximately $7,500 for consulting services.

Herschel Bloom is a partner in the law firm of King & Spalding, which performed legal services for the Company during the fiscal year ended January 4, 2003.