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Editor's Note: This is a letter to the editor from Donna M. Street. 

I write with some thoughts in favor of the TSPLOST. 

It was stated at the Chamber Luncheon (April 19) that the biggest problem Georgia will face in the foreseeable future is tran...

Photo: Local resident and rescue volunteer Rudolf Thompson is given oxygen after attempting to rescue scouts from Howard's Waterfall Cave. This photo was taken by Johnny Ellison and appeared with several others on the front page of The Dade Sentinel on Thursday April 2...

Georgia awarded LeRoy Coxwell a medal for his valor in the Howard's Waterfall Cave tragedy of 1966.

Howard's Waterfall Cave Tragedy, Part II

Do you know what a Godwink is? It’s a bet that you have experienced one even if you can’t call it by name. It is defined on t...

(Black and white pictures from Phil Schmidt. I don't have names. DMS) 

Part I

Saturday, April 16, 1966, dawned cool but clear, a perfect day for outdoor activity or even underground activity for those who were interested in spelunking or caving. At least two groups of ca...

This picture is from 1938. Notice that people are gathered on the left side of the church instead of the direction of the fellowship hall.

The gang from the Historical Society is busily trying to pull together all of information that we can find about the 10 p...

As one drives north on Highway 11 through Trenton, located between Industrial Boulevard South and North, there is a small road named Jacoway Street. The street is named for early residents of Trenton/Dade County. The Jacoway family was key in the community for most of...

Last Saturday’s Historical Society meeting and genealogy workshop was a success. Our genealogy workshop began with Gail Hedden summarizing her quest to find the original owners of every land lot in Slygo Valley.  She wants to find all family connections to each other a...

 The Nesbit House. See notes below.

It seems that the Historical Society has been working underground for the past few months. Illnesses, retiree schedules and working on various community projects have not allowed me the time to write, but that is not true of Linda Wil...

Do you know a young person between 17 and 25 who has a lot of potential but seems unfocused and needs a gentle push to get it all together?  He or she might have been an outstanding student or athlete but now things just aren’t working out in the plan (either yours or...

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