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SHERRARD BRANTLEY by scottbthompsonsr
Feb 13, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 558 558 recommendations | email to a friend
Dogs got second shot at Brantley Gentry Estes ATHENS, Ga. – Sherrard Brantley says his most prized possession is a Class AA state championship ring, earned fewer than two years ago. Sherrard Brantley had attempted 79 shots for UGA this season, and 63 of those have been from 3-point range. (Photo ...
Feb 09, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 121 121 recommendations | email to a friend
Georgia's Booker T. Washington  William Merida Hubbard wasn't Booker T. Washington.  But, he is as close to the iconic educator  as the State of Georgia, and especially Central Georgia, ever had.  William was born into poverty and died one of the wealthiest men in the state.  His wealth was not m...
Professional Perspectives on Family & Workplace Violence Conference by skey
Feb 08, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 543 543 recommendations | email to a friend
Professional Perspectives on Family & Workplace Violence Conference February 25, 2011 8:00 am - 3:00 pm Holiday Inn, Statesboro, GA Conference Fees: $45 Early Rate until 5 PM Feb 18 (after Feb 18 $50.00) $20 Student Fee (after Feb 18 $25) Conference fee includes box lunch and conference material....
THE CIVIL WAR AT 150 by scottbthompsonsr
Feb 02, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 120 120 recommendations | email to a friend
A Look Back  "War is all Hell," said General William T. Sherman. Robert E. Lee said in observing the dead and dying bodies of some eight thousand Union soldiers below Marye's Heights in Fredericksburg, Virginia, "It is well that war is so terrible, or we should grow too fond of it."  Anniversarie...
New Paralegal Certificate Program at Georgia Southern University by skey
Feb 02, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 632 632 recommendations | email to a friend
Paralegal Certificate Program   Why not start a career in one of today's fastest growing professions?  Paralegals can also take continuing education classes in order to gain personal and professional development.  Start now by enrolling in the Paralegal Certificate Program with the Continuing Edu...
Joseph Wheeler, C.S.A. GEN. JOSEPH WHEELER, NAMESAKE OF WHEELER COUNTY by scottbthompsonsr
Jan 24, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 122 122 recommendations | email to a friend
The Defender of Georgia  They called him "Fightin' Joe" Wheeler.  Wheeler, a Georgian by birth and an Alabamian  by choice, fought as hard as he could to save his native state of Georgia from General William T. Sherman's invading army in the fall of 1864.  More than three decades later, General W...
R.Toombs,A.H.Stephens,Pvt. Baldwin Blues,H.V.Johnson,G.Crawford,T.R.R. Cobb GEORGIA'S SECESSION DEBATED AGAIN by scottbthompsonsr
Jan 23, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 121 121 recommendations | email to a friend
Milledgeville, GA. January 22, 2011. One hundred and fifty years ago, the greatest political minds gathered in the state capitol building in Milledgeville to subscribe their names to the Ordinance of Secession. The vote, while not close, was not indicative of the deep division between the citizen...
PUTTING UP A PARKING LOT by scottbthompsonsr
Jan 18, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 120 120 recommendations | email to a friend
Looking For A Paradise  It didn't always seem to be a special spot.  We really didn't know what we had.  It wasn't exactly a paradise, but we paved it anyway, installed brighter lights,  and put up a parking lot.  Now if these words remind you of Joni Mitchell's classic song, Big Yellow Taxi, tha...
4SU2_Clyde_S..JPG THE CLYDE S. by scottbthompsonsr
Jan 15, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 116 116 recommendations | email to a friend
One of the Last River Boats  For centuries men have named their ships for their wives and their girlfriends, and even their daughters.  Such was the case with the Oconee River's newest steamer which was christened one hundred and ten years ago last week.  Many years ago, I picked up a copy of Tho...
B3VU_IMG_9420s.jpg THE MEN OF STRIFE by scottbthompsonsr
Jan 15, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 120 120 recommendations | email to a friend
O Hear the Angels Sing  T'was the morning before Christmas and throughout the town of Rockledge, Georgia, people were scurrying about making last minute preparations for Ole Saint Nick.  The day was December 24, 1910.  What follows is a story of a tragedy.  No one there that day  is alive  to tel...

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