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Sports Desk: The Thrill of the Hunt

Sports Desk: The Thrill of the Hunt

There is nothing like quail hunting in South Georgia in the late fall and early winter months.

Published: March 2017
Sports Desk: Whoa, Nellie!

Sports Desk: Whoa, Nellie!

Roopville’s Keith Jackson traveled the world as a sportscaster and is a gentleman and friend to all those he meets.

Published: November 2016
Sports Desk: An Unforgettable Legend

Sports Desk: An Unforgettable Legend

As the first African-America pitcher in MLB’s American League, the legendary Leroy “Satchel” Paige attracted record crowds wherever he went.

Published: August 2016
Sports Desk: A Sportswriter In Earnest

Sports Desk: A Sportswriter In Earnest

Retired journalist Jim Minter was tough when necessary, but he preferred stories about bird dogs, cane pole fishermen and those who lived off their acreage and made do.

Published: November 2015
Sports Desk: Georgia's Bobby Jones

Sports Desk: Georgia's Bobby Jones

This month’s Open championship brings thoughts of the gentlemanly golfing legend and Grand Slam winner.

Published: July 2015