Friday, February 15, 2019
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When Sleep Comes

The work of Santa always happened when sleep enveloped the four of us siblings, usually on cold winter nights. The old house wasn’t well insulated,...
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Billy Bob The Spotlight Reindeer

Editors Note:  In anticipation of Christmas, which is quickly approaching, South Georgia Today writers will be sharing some holiday inspired stories, to help get...
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Playing With Passion

In a speech titled, “Words Matter,” Barack Obama said, “Don’t tell me words don’t matter. I have a dream – just words. We hold...
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Ring Ring

I heard a theatre teacher talking about using a rotary telephone in a period piece workshop. The scene required a young woman to dial...
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Early Newspapers Serving Lowndes County and Southwest Georgia

Lowndes County, Georgia was created in December 1825, but there was no newspaper printed or published there until 1858. From the outset, legal advertisements...
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Thanksgiving Thankful

It’s three days until Thanksgiving. The traffic is picking up. There’s a buzz in the air. Plans are being made for the big day....
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Trains, Waterhoses and Ghosts

We didn’t live on the east or west side of the tracks, we lived ON the tracks. Or so it seemed. When Daddy bought the...
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Franklinville, Troupeville, the Court House Fire of 1858

Franklinville, Troupeville, the Court House Fire of 1858 and the loss of Lowndes County, Georgia records The first county seat of Lowndes County, Georgia was...
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Do You Know What Freedom Sounds Like?

I’m married to an Air Force Veteran. Colonel John “Buck” Owens flew combat missions in Iraq. He commanded hundreds of Airmen and led a twelve...
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20 Brain Health Foods

You don't need expensive supplements and vitamins, all you need is whole food. Start working in these 20 Brain Health Foods into your diet...
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