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In Georgia History

Nipsey Russell Died

Comedian and actor Nipsey Russell died in New York. He was born in Atlanta in 1924.
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In Georgia Civil War History

Call for More Sheep in the South

The Southern Watchman of Athens called for the raising of more sheep - a sign that the Northern blockade of Southern ports was having effects.
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In Their Own Words

Weather Played Havoc with Crops

The year 1738 saw a severe drought in colonial during the summer, then the opposite - too much rain - in the fall, as noted in the journal of William Stephens: “…The wet Weather, which had now continued a long...
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