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Aug 17, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
THE RED SUMMER The Villain Is Captured Part 3 of 4   The Grand Jury of Laurens County met in the courthouse on July 29, 1919 to hear evidence to determine if there was sufficient cause to bind Hubert Cummings over to a trial jury on the charge of murder.  Twenty-three men were chosen.  They chose...
Egrets on a Fence by scottbthompsonsr
Aug 16, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend

JUST CHILLIN' by scottbthompsonsr
Aug 15, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
Photo of Sugar, a former pound puppy, who is not dead, but is taking a nap underneath a cool fan on a hot summer day.
PINEHILL RAINBOWS by scottbthompsonsr
Aug 12, 2009 | 1 1 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
Photographs of a double rainbow on Pinehill Road, August 12, 2009.  (By Scott B. Thompson, Sr.)  
Aug 11, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
THE RED SUMMER -   The Dying Continues Part 2 of 4  Cleveland Butler was sleeping in his own bed after a long day of toiling in the chalk mines in Twiggs County.  Butler, described by some as "a strange Negro," was spotted earlier in the day by a quartet of men who decided he resembled Cummings. ...
THE RED SUMMER by scottbthompsonsr
Aug 04, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
Hubert Cummings     THE RED SUMMER                  A Series of Unfortunate Events Part 1 of 4      Little Miss Mary Stanley  forgot her parasol as she was headed to church on a lazy Sunday summer afternoon.  Mary never dreamed that her one moment of innocent forgetfulness would indirectly lead t...
EDWARD WHITEHEAD by scottbthompsonsr
Aug 01, 2009 | 1 1 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
FORMER DUBLIN MAN HONORED AS THE OLDEST BOY SCOUT IN THE UNITED STATES On May 9, Edward Whitehead turned 102. As one of eighteen children of Dave and Hattie Whitehead, Whitehead was born in Dublin, Georgia in 1907.  The Arbor Day Foundation honored Whitehead on April 24, 2009 with its first Arbor...
MOONSHINE KILLS by scottbthompsonsr
Jul 28, 2009 | 3 3 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
The Death of Officer George Crawford  "Moonshine kills," or so they used to say.  Prohibitionists believed that it was a spirit brewed by the Devil himself.  Poisoned swigs often killed their consumers.  In the spring of 1921, the Devil's brew led to the deaths of three people, two of the men mad...
LEH KEEN by scottbthompsonsr
Jul 26, 2009 | 1 1 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
Grand-Am racing leader Keen feels right at home in Charleston By Jim Parker ( Contact ) The Post and Courier Saturday, July 25, 2009   Jim Parker The Post and Courier                       On the track, Leh Keen of Charleston drives a Porsche GT3. But his personal vehicle, sporting the SHE&BKE; va...
A Storm on Hunger and Hardship by scottbthompsonsr
Jul 24, 2009 | 3 3 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
A Storm on Hunger and Hardship   The cicada symphony crescendoes. Thunder rolls from east to west. Fireflies flitter about the dusk signaling the menacing tempest.   Across the swamp, lighting breaks the fading rays of the setting sun. Ole Mr. Raccoon, who earlier was skulking around the cherry l...
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