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GANGS, AN AGE-OLD PROBLEM by scottbthompsonsr
Apr 22, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
     There's nothing new about gangs, they have been around as long as man has been on the Earth.  The trouble is that in today's world, they are multiplying beyond our control.  A century ago, most gangs were merely bands of thieves.  One of the most famous gangs in our area was captured one hun...
JSTC_IMG_a4210.JPG THE DUBLIN TEA PARTY by scottbthompsonsr
Apr 15, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
On Tax Day, April 15, 2010, the angry, the scared, the worried, the curious and many praying people came to the Dublin Farmer's Market to vent their frustrations, see what was happening and lifting their prayers to Heaven.  An estimated one thousand people attended the event.  Here a few photogra...
P.J. BERCKMANS by scottbthompsonsr
Apr 15, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Making the South Better  Azaleas, daffodils, magnolias,  camellias, dogwoods, and tall pines swaying in the wind. It doesn't get any better in the South in the spring. It got better when Prosper Julius Alfonse Berckmans  showed up. The young Belgian gathered every seedling, sprig, bulb, root and ...
7BTW_IMG_4188.JPG SPRING FIELD by scottbthompsonsr
Apr 11, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Long range photo of a field on Parker's Dairy Road opposite the Laurens County Convenience Center.    
JP3I_IMG_4178.JPG TOWER OF PURPLE by scottbthompsonsr
Apr 11, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
A wisteria vine nearly covering a tall pine on the Dublin-Eastman Road in Dodge County.    
A30T_frank.oceak.1958.jpg FRANK OCEAK by scottbthompsonsr
Apr 06, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
NOW COACHING AT THIRD BASE, FRANK OCEAK  Some sportswriters say that he was the best manager in the history of the Mexican baseball leagues.  Old time Pirate fans remember Oceak as the first man to shake the hand of Bill Mazeroski as the rounded third base to complete his walk off home run trot t...
3I1K_IMG_4140.JPG SHOO CROW, SHOO! by scottbthompsonsr
Apr 03, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
A large raven took a moment to rest upon the cap of the Confederate monument on a lazy Saturday afternoon.  
5R1V_IMG_4112.JPG EASTER EGG HUNT - 2010 by scottbthompsonsr
Apr 03, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
On Good Friday, April 2, 2010, the Dublin Civitan Club sponsored an Easter egg hunt for developmentally disabled children of Dublin and Laurens County.  Here are few of the precious children who the club is honored to serve.    
GZV3_IMG_4084.JPG SALLY BELL by scottbthompsonsr
Apr 02, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
SALLY BELL. Making the Right Call  From her very first dribble, Sally loved the game of basketball.  And now, some forty plus years later, she has seen millions of dribbles, most of the time making sure that  none of them were of the double kind.  Today, it is Sally's job to find, train and assig...
SNIPPETS HERE, SNIPPETS THERE, SNIPPES EVERYWHERE by scottbthompsonsr
Mar 23, 2010 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
 THERE'S COAL IN THEM THE'R HILLS - A bed of coal was found near Marion in Twiggs County in the late spring of 1828.  The layer of coal was four to five feet thick and possessed the quality of coal which is common in England. The coal was found by a well digger about four miles south of Marion.  ...
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