News From Around the South 8/9 to 8/15

News From Around the South 8/9 to 8/15

TEXAS: Houston School Board Approves Renaming of Schools, Slammed on Cost HOUSTON — The Houston school board has approved a $1.2 million budget for the renaming of eight schools named after Confederate loyalists. The move has gained backlash from taxpayers in...
North Carolina’s Secret Civil War

North Carolina’s Secret Civil War

More than 150 years ago, men fought and died in mostly small but still savage Civil War battles in North Carolina that ranged from the western mountains to the Outer Banks. Tourists have been more likely to visit Fort Fisher, the important coastal fort on Kure...
Lies Politicians Tell

Lies Politicians Tell

I don’t want Hillary Clinton to be president. She’s a liar. But I can’t vote for Donald Trump. He lies almost as often. Trump denies he ever said things, claiming he never used terms like “fat pig” to describe women, that he never was...
News From Around the South 8/1 to 8/8

News From Around the South 8/1 to 8/8

Remember the controversy over the confederate flag in Natchitoches during their Christmas parade? A lawsuit over the issue has officially been filed in court. The lawsuit was filed in federal court last Thursday by the Sons of the Confederate Veterans. The group had...
Fort Found After Search

Fort Found After Search

Technology helped archaeologists finally find the remains of a 16th-century Spanish fort what is now Marine Corps Recruit Deport Parris Island. Archaeologists had been looking for San Marcos, one of several forts built on the Santa Elena settlement, for more than 20...