News From Around the South 7/13 to 7/20

News From Around the South 7/13 to 7/20

TENNESSEE: NASCAR’s Wallace Booed at Bristol BRISTOL, Tenn. — NASCAR star Bubba Wallace had a night to forget on Wednesday in Bristol, Tennessee when he was booed by a number of fans prior to the NASCAR All-Star Open. The several thousands of fans that...
Woodrow Wilson’s Troubled Legacy

Woodrow Wilson’s Troubled Legacy

Woodrow Wilson is best known as the World War I president who earned a Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts to found the League of Nations. A progressive reformer who fought against monopolies and child labor, he served two terms starting in 1913. But Wilson was also a...
News From Around the South 7/6 to 7/13

News From Around the South 7/6 to 7/13

SOUTH CAROLINA: Support for Confederacy “Dying Out” As Protestors Mark Anniversary of Flag Removal COLUMBIA – Calvin Guyette held his sign directly in front of the man at the monument honoring the Confederate dead. A few feet of sidewalk and two lines of...
Hot Times In Atlanta

Hot Times In Atlanta

I’ve lived in Atlanta for over three decades. I grew up an hour west in the then-rural town of Carrollton, where my father taught at West Georgia College. Twice a year, we traveled to Atlanta, in August to do our back-to-school shopping and in December to attend...