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GOD'S ACRE by scottbthompsonsr
Mar 30, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
A Plan for the Man Above  When times are bad in this part of the country, most people turn to God.  During the darkest years in the beginning of the Great Depression things were bad, really bad.  Even God, or should I say the getting of His message out, needed help to pay the preachers, keep the ...
LEONARD BURKE by scottbthompsonsr
Mar 26, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
PEOPLE LIKE US Leonard Burke America and Erin Go Bragh    Leonard Burke is used to wearing green.  After all, his parents were Irish.  And, he just celebrated his 93rd St. Patrick's Day.  Although Leonard may look green on the outside - he wore the olive drab uniform of his country for six  years...
THE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE by scottbthompsonsr
Mar 26, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 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 | 24 24 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 | 17 17 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... by hurib910
Mar 15, 2011 | 1 1 comments | 19 19 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.
Mar 08, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 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 | 20 20 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...
Feb 23, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 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 ...
THE CUPID CAPER by scottbthompsonsr
Feb 23, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 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...
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