Three Generations of Bridge Builders

In 1886 officials in Bartow County, Georgia, chose Washington W. King and Jonathan H. Burke to construct a covered bridge over Euharlee Creek. Euharlee is pronouned You-Harley. The Cherokee who lived in the area before they were forced west on the Trail of Tears called the creek Eufaula, which means “She laughs as she runs.” […]

Holding Little Hands

For three days last weekend, hundreds of women tramped on the powdery orange surface of a venue which usually hosts livestock shows. We strolled among the booths of Santa’s Workshop, an annual craft fair sponsored by a nearby Junior Women’s Club and held at our local agriculture pavilion. The $3.00 a person admission supports many good […]

Georgia Ladies Who Honor Their Mamas and Grandmamas 2

Welcoming us to the 105th Annual Stilesboro Chrysanthemum Show were the members of the Stilesboro Improvement Club. Each year the ladies raise funds by providing lunch in one of the two Stilesboro Academy classrooms, dubbed the Tea Room for the day. We entered the tea room through this giant door. Ray is almost six feet tall! […]