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THE WRECK OF THE FLYING BOATS by scottbthompsonsr
Jan 29, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 690 690 recommendations | email to a friend
In their early days, PBYs, or patrol bombers, were the fastest thing in the sky.  Designed to float on the seas and fly in the skies, the floating bombers were used for a variety of missions from bombing to patrolling to search and rescue missions.     PBYs were not designed to fly in close forma...
ELGT_buy_home.jpg Smart and creative financing ideas for first time home buyers by realtynews
Dec 21, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 687 687 recommendations | email to a friend
Everybody has a clandestine wish of buying their own home. Times are truly tough, and it’s not a simple task to convert your dream into actuality. While a home mortgage loan may prove to be very useful , there’s always a chance of defaulting on your loan payments. Thus, you need to consider sever...
J0ZO_picture_7528_.jpg Swampyville's - The Ten Morals by Swamptown
Jul 21, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 703 703 recommendations | email to a friend
The problem with our Nation is it's extreme lack of moral values! The Ten Morals: By L. Don Oliver It is morally right to have, Faith for what you believe; It is morally wrong to worship, What others deceitfully conceive; It is morally wrong to assail others, Even the words we speak; It is morall...
Choosen Essay Writing as a Profession by Warren22
Apr 13, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 702 702 recommendations | email to a friend
Whether you are a communicator or not, one of the things that you should ever push to do in ordering to accomplish the dreams you so want to reach in this vivification is to read yourself. You can provide people essay writing service . Faculty yourself capital you bed too advisable your strengths...
Ty Cobb EASTMAN'S BIG DAY by scottbthompsonsr
Apr 03, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 714 714 recommendations | email to a friend
When Giants Played on Its Field   On a warm, early spring Friday afternoon, a baseball game was played. Not just an ordinary semi-pro game for the folks in Eastman, Georgia, it was nine-inning game between the Detroit Tigers of the American League and the Boston Braves of the National League. Fou...
WHAT GOES AROUND COMES AROUND by scottbthompsonsr
Apr 03, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 701 701 recommendations | email to a friend
Seaborn Tipton should have known better. After all, he was a duly deputized constable of the Bailey Militia District of Laurens County. But, on a warm winter night a century and a quarter ago, Seaborn Tipton did a bad, bad thing. He conspired with a young friend Joe Weaver to rob old man Joseph P...
FRANCES WILLINGHAM, A WOMAN'S STORY OF SLAVERY by scottbthompsonsr
Mar 23, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 696 696 recommendations | email to a friend
      Frances could remember the days when she wasn't free.  Some seven decades after she received her freedom, she sat down in her home on Bridge Street in Athens with Sadie B. Hornsby to relate her memories of the days when she lived in one room log cabin with a stick and mud chimney.   Frances...
THE CLASH OF THE IRONCLADS by scottbthompsonsr
Mar 23, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 699 699 recommendations | email to a friend
Greek Versus Greek              Two metallic behemoths clashed in the water of Hampton Roads, Virginia, one hundred and fifty years ago this week.  One Wilkinson County man was there.  What followed was the first naval engagement between two ironclad warships, the U.S.S. Monitor and C.S.S. Virgin...
UNFATHOMED by scottbthompsonsr
Mar 23, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 700 700 recommendations | email to a friend
THE ROZAR BROTHERS Pioneers On A Submarine   When Leonard and Albert Rozar spent the days of their youth working on their father's farm in the Burgamy District of northwestern Laurens County, they never dreamed that they would spend decades  serving as stewards and mess attendants aboard submarin...
QUINCY TROUPPE by scottbthompsonsr
Mar 23, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 700 700 recommendations | email to a friend
Missed Chances and Broken Dreams   When he was 12, Quincy Trouppe used to hang out on Compton and Market Streets in St. Louis.  He dreamed about the lucky days when he would race down the street and snatch up a ball flying out of Stars Park, where the St. Louis Stars of the old Negro leagues play...
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