In the summer of 1972, radio was still dominated by AM.
College football is a phenomenon I enjoy watching. Not the game itself, but the spectacle that is the football fanatic.
In 1952, a 7-year-old girl from Georgia made her national debut on Ted Mack's Original Amateur Hour singing a song that had been introduced by Nat "King" Cole called "Too Young."
Chuck Clausen had one of those voices that was instantly recognizable. One did not have to turn around to see who was speaking when that deep Midwestern growl was heard.
This week, many of us will take a sip from the fountain of eternal optimism. This is the week we will resolve to do something better in the New Year.
I hope you get to spend Christmas with your family, because nothing is more special than your relationship with family.
Jane Lawson will be home for Christmas.
My mama's first job was as a sales clerk at the largest store, Gallant-Belk, in downtown Monroe, Ga.
If you think something wonderful or almost magical happens to people this time of year, think again.
Now that I am well into the second half of my life, I realize I am much like a car I drove until it would go no more.
I have used several gallons of newspaper ink throughout the years in pining for the way things used to be.
I woke up this morning in a place that is still the land of the free and the home of the brave.
On the first Sunday in November, a number of churches celebrate All Saints Day.
One of the most flattering compliments I am given is when someone tells me that they envy my writing skills.
Fall is my favorite season.
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My mama often decided certain events were historical and I should pay attention to them.
As I trudged through the sweltering heat, going from the air-conditioned car to the air-conditioned house, I wondered how we survived when I was a ...
Last year, my daughter and I visited Philadelphia and stopped at the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall.
Back in the days when I was spinning records on the radio, a singer-songwriter named John Conlee wrote and recorded a song called "Backside of ...
The very best of Georgia is about to arrive at a grocery store or farmer's market near you.
I like to think that my childhood was the good old days.
Before the radio existed, folks used to sing. The songs were about a lot of things, including wars.
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