Getting to know Georgia

Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Print item

Before Tuesday afternoon, April 26, I had never set foot on the soil of the state of Georgia. We crossed into Georgia from the town of Lanett, Ala. We had had lunch in Lanett and explored the town briefly, just enough to discover that it was much larger than we expected, but that it had lost a major employer, and is seeing population loss because of the closing of the huge fiber products mill there. I had anticipated Lanett as just a wide place in the road, but we found it to be about twice the size of today’s Pea Ridge.

Subscribers must LOG-IN to read this full story.
Monthly and yearly online subscriptions are available starting at only $2.99. Access is free for print subscribers. Click here to see rates and register.

Community, Pages 5 on 06/15/2011

Registration is required to make comments. Click here to LOGIN.
You can register for FREE to post comments and receive alerts.