I have fond memories of Saturday night when I was in high school and college. Often they were nights filled with drives into Atlanta to see what kind of trouble of the good kind I could find. Some of my regular haunts included dinner at the original Buckhead location of Longhorn’s Steak where the … [Read more...]
Every Now and Then
A blog about Douglas County history, including stories of old Campbell County. Follow Lisa's Every Now and Then page on Facebook.
Several times as I’m digging in the oldest records of Douglas County I end up in Campbell County records since Douglas was formed from land that had once been Campbell County. Often as I get into some of the biographical information I see the same phrases regarding Native Americans. I see things … [Read more...]
My first column for the Douglas County Sentinel appeared March 28, 2013, so give or take a week or two that’s a total of 156 columns I’ve written regarding Douglas County history. Some columns come to me easier than others while others are pure torture to wring out of my fingers for various … [Read more...]
In July, 1917 during World War I, mentions can be found in the papers regarding Great Britain's need for mules and how Atlanta was leading the way in supplying them. Due to the business acumen of men such as Captain John Miller and I.N. Ragsdale, Miller Union Stockyards (located along today's … [Read more...]