Thursday, November 15, 2018
school bus

Riding The Bus

Have you ever had great intentions about getting to work early to get a head start, to get caught up, or just to get...

Back to School

I got my two zombie teens up early, and we were at Wal-Mart at 5:30 on Saturday to buy school supplies because it was...

HANKERIN’S WITH NILES REDDICK: The Music

I’m beginning a year-long non-fiction book project on music and will be humbled to meet and interview some singers this fall. I’m not a...
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HANKERIN’S WITH NILES REDDICK: Summer Camp

Summer always reminds me of homemade ice cream from the churn on the back porch (which we had to eat quickly before it melted),...
Hankerins with Niles Reddick

HANKERIN’S WITH NILES REDDICK: The Rattlesnake

When we were children, we loved walking along dirt roads or riding our bikes, while treasure hunting for Coke bottles, which we could redeem...
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Lonesome Whistle

As you get older, your human senses change, and when you smell, feel, or hear something, the sensation often triggers memories that seem more...
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The Times

About the only local or state news one could get in Hahira just a few years ago was from the Valdosta Daily Times. There...
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The Reward

Our neighborhood gang rode bikes all over Hahira and if the pool wasn’t open, then we had to find something to get into. We...
Hankerins with Niles Reddick

Mimeograph

When we moved to Hahira from Valdosta in 1972, I began attending Hahira Elementary, at that time an old red brick building that had...
Hankerins with Niles Reddick

Trip to Hahira Smith Hospital

While at Lowndes High, I worked at Hahira's Tasty World at Days Inn by the interstate for minimum wage. Then, it was $3.35 per...
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