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Small Town Saturday: Butler, GA

The town of Butler, Georgia was established in 1854 and named after a distinguished soldier from the Mexican-American War. It’s the county seat of Taylor County and the Taylor County Courthouse, pictured above, was built in 1935. It’s now listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Today, it has a population of around 2,000 […]

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Small Town Saturday: Barnesville, GA

Barnesville, Georgia was founded in 1826 and was the site of a major Civil War hospital. It was a major hub for the buggy making industry. The town has a population of less than 7,000 people. Every year, they hold their BBQ & Blues Festival, Summer in the Sticks Country Music Concert and the Buggy […]

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Film Friday: The Beguiled

A wounded Union soldier is found near a girls school in Virginia during the Civil War. The young girls take him in to care for him, but he soon causes problems for all the ladies of the house. The Sofia Coppola film, which is a remake of Clint Eastwood’s 1971 Western, stars Kirsten Dunst, Nicole […]

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