Bad weather and Trouble comes calling

Yesterday’s weather was horrific for a lot of folks around here, including my brother-in-law Steve and his family. My niece’s house in Gordon County was damaged by high winds (tornado) and the power is out all over the place up around Adairsville and Calhoun. Our thoughts are with all those who are suffering. We had our own close call.  You see, Trouble…

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“I was there” in Forsyth County march

Hosea Williams’ 1987 Forsyth County March: My name is Ronnie Johnson and I was there 26 years ago.  We left from the Martin L. King Center on a Bus.  Little did I know there was no food or water.  Neither did I know I was Diabetic, yet I made the long walk.  I was there!  It amazed me to see…

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“One of the most surprising books I’ve read in a long time!”

Review of Brambleman by Amazon.com reviewer Thinfilm: “Thank goodness I don’t work in a library or any other job that requires categorizing books….because I wouldn’t have the faintest idea where to place this one. Social history? Mystery? Supernatural and the Occult?…or even Humour? Mr Grant takes us on an amazing journey in time to teach us something about some very…

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GOP state senator sponsors resolution expressing remorse for slavery

Similar measures have been introduced in the Georgia General Assembly before, but none have passed.  Senate Resolution 28, sponsored by Sen. Barry Loudermilk (R-Cassville) and others, stops short of apologizing for slavery. According to an article in the Atlanta Journal Constituion, “Loudermilk believes it’s not realistic for the current Legislature to apologize for acts of past lawmakers.” Here’s the text of…

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