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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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Win an Americus-Sumter County Prize Pack!

A few weeks ago, I visited Americus and Sumter County, Georgia, a small town steeped in history. President Jimmy Carter hails from, and still lives in, Plains. Andersonville was home to a Civil War prison camp. And Americus has its own legacy of the arts, local food, and independent businesses. Expect to see more content […]

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