News From Around the South 7/18 to 7/25

News From Around the South 7/18 to 7/25

VIRGINIA: Varina Farmland Where Civil War Battle Fought to be Preserved in Perpetuity Growing up in Varina in the 1940s and ’50s, Howard Eberly played on his family’s farm, swam in the creek and found “treasures” on the land. Turns out, some of those treasures are...
Why Keep A Government That Fails Us?

Why Keep A Government That Fails Us?

The failure of law enforcement at all levels — local, state and federal — to protect 19 children who were slaughtered by a madman in Uvalde, Texas, in May has raised serious questions about the role of police in our once-free society. Admittedly, the Uvalde case was...
Why Keep A Government That Fails Us?

Bannon Reveals Plot Against America

In the world according to former President Donald Trump and his apologists, the former president sincerely believed — and still believes — that election fraud and “irregular” voting deprived him of victory in the 2020 election. They will tell you that he...
News From Around the South 7/11 to7/18

News From Around the South 7/11 to7/18

SOUTH CAROLINA: Charleston Unveils Plaque Describing Horrors of Punishment House for Slaves Until recently, the story of the Charleston Work House received little recognition in the city’s collective memory. That changed a little when Mayor John Tecklenburg unveiled a...
Who Has the Best Fried Chicken in America?

Who Has the Best Fried Chicken in America?

You can find good fried chicken anywhere in America. The essential ingredients — chicken, oil, some sort of breading — are ubiquitous. Hungry customers are everywhere, too, especially given that chicken and deep-fried anything are among the planet’s most reliable...