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Surviving the Great Depression: Fred J. Fisher

Fred J. Fisher was born in 1925, the second eldest of four siblings. His father’s family came from Germany in the late 1800s and settled ... Read more

by Robin Edgar, Thursday, November 12, 2015 9:52 pm

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Our veterans who served our country: LTC John Allen Albree, USA (Ret)

Personal Legacies: Our Veterans Who Served Our Country Many veterans were wounded in combat during their service. Columbus resident, John Allen Albree, says he was ... Read more

by Robin Edgar, Tuesday, November 10, 2015 5:17 pm

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Surviving the Great Depression in Landrum: C.R. “Bill” Dill

Born in 1923, C.R. “Bill” Dill was one of eight children of Jesse James Dill, from Landrum, and Mamie Horton, who was originally from Mill ... Read more

by Robin Edgar, Saturday, October 24, 2015 12:19 am

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Surviving the Great Depression in Polk County: Addie Lee Hines

Addie Lee Hines was born in 1916 on a farm near Melvin Hills in Green Creek. Colonel Simpson bought her grandfather, Harrison Golden Simpson, as ... Read more

by Robin Edgar, Friday, October 9, 2015 5:32 pm

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Surviving the Great Depression: Andrew ”Jack” Stone

Most children who grew up on farms during the Great Depression had to pitch in and help with chores after school and during the planting ... Read more

by Robin Edgar, Thursday, September 24, 2015 11:03 pm

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Surviving the Great Depression in Landrum: C.R. “Bill” Dill

Born in 1923, C.R. “Bill” Dill was one of eight children of Jesse James Dill, from Landrum, and Mamie Horton, who was originally from Mill ... Read more

by Robin Edgar, Thursday, September 10, 2015 9:42 pm

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Surviving the Great Depression in Polk County: Fannie Roddy

Fannie Roddy was born 1927 on a farm on Coxe Road. Her mother, Mary Elizabeth Hauser, from Rutherford County and her father, Creyton Roddy, who ... Read more

by Robin Edgar, Thursday, August 27, 2015 10:22 pm

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Surviving the Great Depression in Polk County: John McEntyre

Born in 1923, John McEntyre was the third oldest of 16 children. His father, also named John, used his pension from serving in World War ... Read more

by Robin Edgar, Thursday, August 13, 2015 10:10 pm

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Surviving the Great Depression in Polk County: Mable Carlyle

Mable Carlyle was born in 1931, the oldest of eight siblings, three boys and five girls all together. Her father, Alfred Searcy from Rutherford County ... Read more

by Robin Edgar, Thursday, July 30, 2015 8:00 pm

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Our veterans who served our country: Ralph A. Littlejohn, MSgt, USAF (Ret.)

Some people have such a rich family history of military service that it seems natural to enlist. Born in Columbus and raised in Tryon, Ralph ... Read more

by Robin Edgar, Friday, July 10, 2015 1:07 am

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