News From Around the South 11/4 to 11/11

News From Around the South 11/4 to 11/11

NORTH CAROLINA: Dixie Classic Fair Changes Name WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — After months of debate, city leaders in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, voted to change the name of the annual Dixie Classic Fair to the Carolina Classic Fair. The Dixie Classic Fair just...
Civil War Ghosts at Harper’s Ferry

Civil War Ghosts at Harper’s Ferry

Harpers Ferry, Jefferson County is well known for its American Civil War history. The town was the site of John Brown’s Raid, the Battle of Harpers Ferry, and the town changed hands from Union to Confederate several times. Harpers Ferry saw so much destruction during...
Is Trump Facing 1960s-Style Revolt?

Is Trump Facing 1960s-Style Revolt?

Sunday morning, President Trump announced that the world’s worst terrorist, the head of the ISIS caliphate who had raped an American woman, had received justice. About to be captured and carried off in a helicopter by U.S. special forces, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi...
News From Around the South 10/21 to 10/28

News From Around the South 10/21 to 10/28

VIRGINIA: Racist Social Media Posts By Va. Students Wearing Confederate Flags Draws Ire SPOTSYLVANIA Co., Va. (WWBT) – A series of posts, including a video, of Riverbend High School students making inappropriate gestures and using racist language while wearing...
In Charleston, Real Talk of Reparations

In Charleston, Real Talk of Reparations

A national forum on reparations for slavery will be held next month in Charleston, a Southern city whose wealth was built and sustained for centuries on the economy of buying and selling human beings into bondage. The long-term goal is that the educational event will...