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THE GREAT EARTHQUAKE OF 1886 by scottbthompsonsr
Sep 01, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
  THE GREAT EARTHQUAKE OF 1886 The ground beneath us in East Central Georgia doesn't shake very often. When it does, it is a time to start praying for God's grace. That's exactly what happened on the evening of August 31, 1886, one hundred and twenty five years ago tomorrow night. It was on that ...
Paul Anderson, "The World's Strongest Man" A WING, A PRAYER, AND OTHER THINGS by scottbthompsonsr
Aug 23, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
A WING, A PRAYER AND OTHER THINGS  HEY YOU, UP IN THE CLOUDS, PULL OVER!  - Sheriff Carlus Gay had arrested many drunk drivers during his twenty plus year career in law enforcement.  But, he never dreamed one might come out of the sky.  J.B. Daniel, a 40-year-old resident of Swainsboro, landed hi...
Harold Barrentine OTHO AND HAROLD by scottbthompsonsr
Aug 18, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
Two Bright Spots In the Nighttime  There was a time long ago in the days of Jim Crow  when evil  men pulled robes over their heads and skulked through the darkness with meanness on their minds.   Such was the case on a frosty Thursday evening in the Mount Airy Community of Dodge County on March 2...
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Aug 14, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
The Jaycees' Swimming Pool  For about fifteen years, it was one of the best places to be when the weather was hot and you needed cooling down.  Sixty years ago this summer, the Dublin Junior Chamber of Commerce, known as the Jaycees, opened a pool at the western end of Stubbs Park.  Beginning on ...
D.C. BLACK by scottbthompsonsr
Aug 06, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
The Great Escapee D.C. Black couldn’t stay in one place for very long, especially behind the iron bars of a cramped, dank and dark jail cell. So from the very first moment he was captured by Laurens County authorities, D.C. Black began to plot his escape from the Laurens County jail. Sure enough,...
John M. Graham JOHN M. GRAHAM by scottbthompsonsr
Jul 27, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
The Noah of the Oconee River  "No one in the State of Georgia," the old timers said, "built a better light draught river boat steamer than John Graham."  In his twenty-five plus years as a builder of river boats, John M.  Graham built more than forty boats and rebuilt at least half that number.  ...
FIRST MANASSAS by scottbthompsonsr
Jul 27, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
  The Run From Bull Run  They were going to whip the Yankees in a month.  Then the war was going to be over before by Christmas.  One hundred fifty years ago this week, the South and the North went head to head in the first battle of the War Between the States.     The southern army named its bat...
Right approach to your resume by Career_Advice
Jul 21, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
The Best Approach To Writing Your Resume Unsure how to approach your resume? Hiring managers usually recommend a conservative approach by specifying yourself as a specialist, with other skills. To do this: Do your research ahead of time on the company and job you are applying for, and find out wh...
4PIZ_goatman.3.jpg REMEMBERING THE GOAT MAN by scottbthompsonsr
Jul 12, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
REMEMBERING THE GOAT MAN  Chess McCartney, without a doubt, is the most famous 20th Century folk icon of Middle Georgia and perhaps even the Southeast.  For decades the wandering evangelist traveled with his tribe of goats all over the country, spreading the word of God and earning a meager livin...
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Jul 09, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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