An Atlantis of our very own

Atlantis sank into the sea around 380 B.C. So said Plato. Its founders were half god and half human.

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The grocery list: You can’t stop with just milk and eggs

I awoke this morning and crawled out of bed. I stretched and yawned then headed for the kitchen.

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Highway 79: An historic route through the past

Driving north on Highway 79 you see beautiful country in a region rich with history yet a tad poor looking.

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Small-town burger joints: Big on flavor but vanishing
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Small-town burger joints: Big on flavor but vanishing

by Tom Poland There was a time when just about every small town had a burger joint. It was the place to be. That was back in Small Town, America, where locals proclaimed, “You can buy the world’s best hamburger here.” The burgers were good. Very good. They tasted like home-cooked burgers, and no two burgers looked alike, unlike corporate-cloned iron-pressed burgers. Classic burger joints gave off tantalizing smoke. Driving up and...

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September is like fall’s waiting room

It is hard to separate an old man from his memories so here I go again!

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Lou Brissie, the hometown hero of Ware Shoals

I wish every small town had a hero, someone who walks onto the national stage and stays untarnished by changing times.

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