Category: "Georgia"

Wise Women Gone Mental

May 31st, 2010
No one at the public radio station warned Phoebe Hoss not to read the f-word. She?s 84, after all, with white hair and lovely manners. Perhaps the interviewer thought it unnecessary. Never mind, she read it anyway, although you didn?t hear it if you… more »

Strong Medicine

October 9th, 2008
One day soon, Jim Jackson will close the doors on a drug store in the small northwest Georgia town of Summerville that has been in the family for 114 years. Shuttering Jackson Drug Co. wasn?t an easy decision, because Jim was the third in a line of… more »

Georgia on My Mind

July 11th, 2008
It?s primary time in North Georgia where I visited last week. The signs are everywhere, in store windows, on lawns, on the side of the road, and most prominently, in my hometown of Summerville, on the sides of vintage pickup trucks that have been… more »