Kenneth “Kenny” Dale Lee

Kenneth “Kenny” Dale Lee


Retired Colonel Kenneth (Kenny) Dale Lee, 72, of Midway, GA passed away on Friday, May 13, 2022 after a courageous battle fighting cancer with the same courage and determination he had when he fought for...

Betty Smith Freeman

Betty Smith Freeman


Betty Smith Freeman, 88 of Sylvania passed early Tuesday morning, May 16, 2022, at the Pineview Health and Rehab. Betty was born in Bulloch County in 1933 to Jim and Trudie Lanigan Smith. She was...

Marie Parrish


Mrs. Marie Parrish was born December 30, 1934 to the late Helen Kent Hammond and was raised by her paternal grandparents, the late Lillian Heath Kent and Toby Kent in Sylvania, Screven County, Georgia. Marie...

Billie Forehand Forehand

Billie Forehand Forehand


Waynesboro, GA – Billie Forehand, age 89, of Waynesboro, Georgia, widow of William Terrence “Terry” Forehand, Sr., passed away on Monday afternoon, May 9, 2022, at her residence with her family at her side. She...

From the Editor’s Desk

From the Editor’s Desk

Okay, here’s a secret that nobody knows about me. Several years ago, I thought about adopting a child. Instead, I adopted my first four-legged child, Leo. But let me tell...

The Invisible World

The Invisible World

Our eyes show us blue skies, green grass, brown squirrels, and a yellow sun. Our ears bring melodies of birds singing and motors running as cars drive by us. We...

Rulers and Rednecks

Rulers and Rednecks

Vernon Louis Parrington explores our European heritage in “Main Currents in American Thought”, under the chapter “Rulers and Rednecks”. “Of the different racial strains that mingled their blood with the...

“Monstrous Regiments”

“Monstrous Regiments”

This week’s column will be a bit of departure but represents one of my favorite aspects of archaeology and history—hidden stories and little-known facts. In the same vein as blockade...