Today, December 05...

In Georgia History

Ten Georgia Colleges Lost Accredidation

Because of the so-called “Cocking Affair,” the Southern Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools announced that ten Georgia colleges would be dropped from its accredited list because of “unprecedented and unjustifiable political interference by Governor Talmadge.” The ten colleges affected...
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In Their Own Words

Sherman Noted Rice Fields

In his memoirs, Gen. Sherman recalled that things went well as his force began the final leg of its March to the Sea: “[O]n the 5th of December, I reached Ogeechee Church, about fifty miles from Savannah, and found there...
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