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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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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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