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THE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE by scottbthompsonsr
Mar 26, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
Boosting Dublin & Laurens County for A Century  Once upon a time, just about a century ago, Dublin's people boasted that they came from "Dublin, Georgia - the only town in Georgia that's doublin' all the time."  This proud proclamation was a reference to the meteoric rise of the town's population...
THE MAYOR DID IT by scottbthompsonsr
Mar 26, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
Some Men Need Killing  This "whodunit" had no mystery about it.  The Mayor did it.  Everybody saw him do it. In the end, it appeared, or at least to the majority of those present, that it needed to be done.   October 22, 1904: It was a cool fall Saturday morning.  Lovett town marshal B.T. Kight a...
by chadblue
Mar 21, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
its funny how cops are allowed to break the law and not be punished in the way that we would be for the same crime.two people were shot by cops in dublin they both were unarmed and in both cases they made it look like a mistake.well if you walk around with a gun on your hip and your not a cop and...
http://livingindublinga.blogspot.com/ by hurib910
Mar 15, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Hello all. Please visit my blog  for my take on living in Dublin, GA and what it is like to restore a 137 year old house, the oldest in town, The Capt Hardy Smith House. Be sure to visit my blog often as I devote most of my time there.  http://livingindublinga.blogspot.com/
IGVE_Clyde_20Smith_2_.JPG THE SEARCH FOR A GIRL NAMED CLYDE by scottbthompsonsr
Mar 08, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
The Rest of the Story  Joseph E. Smith, Jr. wanted a boy for his second child.  He expected his wife to have a second son.  So he went ahead and gave him a boy's name, Clyde - just Clyde with no middle name.  But Clyde wasn't a boy, Clyde was a girl.  In January, I told you about Smith's river bo...
DUBLIN'S BIG DAY by scottbthompsonsr
Mar 02, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Here Comes the Train!  Imagine if you will, seven thousand people gathering around the train tracks at the corner of Telfair and Monroe Streets.  Where they there to greet the president, a military hero or an exciting circus troop?  No, Dubliners and Laurens Countians came by the thousands to see...
GALZ_abraham_lincoln_625.jpg WILL THE REAL ABRAHAM LINCOLN PLEASE STAND UP? by scottbthompsonsr
Feb 23, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
  WILL THE REAL ABRAHAM LINCOLN STAND UP? A President’s Day Plea   So, you think you know Abraham Lincoln? Your teachers told you about him. You read one of more of the hundreds of books written about him or maybe you watched a documentary about the man known as "Honest Abe." There is no one who ...
5VI1_IMG_1818.JPG THE CUPID CAPER by scottbthompsonsr
Feb 23, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
THE CUPID CAPER Love on The Run  John never saw it coming.  For weeks John had been pushing his team of horses to the limit.  Through horrendous heat and tempestuous thunderstorms, John held the reins tight, guiding the wagon of his  boss's wife in an attempt to escape the Feds.   Driving with  l...
SHERRARD BRANTLEY by scottbthompsonsr
Feb 13, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
Dogs got second shot at Brantley Gentry Estes ATHENS, Ga. – Sherrard Brantley says his most prized possession is a Class AA state championship ring, earned fewer than two years ago. Sherrard Brantley had attempted 79 shots for UGA this season, and 63 of those have been from 3-point range. (Photo ...
KCHY_HUBBARD.jpg WILLIAM MERIDA HUBBARD by scottbthompsonsr
Feb 09, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Georgia's Booker T. Washington  William Merida Hubbard wasn't Booker T. Washington.  But, he is as close to the iconic educator  as the State of Georgia, and especially Central Georgia, ever had.  William was born into poverty and died one of the wealthiest men in the state.  His wealth was not m...
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