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Columbia County historian Janette S. Kelley dies

Janette S. Kelley, one of the first historians to compile Columbia County's history into a book, died Wednesday.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-03-07/columbia-county-historian-jan
Vacant poll site will be leveled

...Probate Court Judge Pat Hardaway, who also is a county historian. The precinct building, located at Pollards Corner...our only source (for heat).'' A long list of county historians say they are unsure who the Hazen community was named...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/06/19/met_85881.shtml
Metro | Greenbrier High School | Columbia County Commission
Boneville 'dried up like bones'

...kind of dried up -- like bones," said Jenny Lindsay, the director of the McDuffie Museum.According to Columbia County historian Charles Lord, a bus replaced the lost stop to help residents who depended on the train for work, but it was discontinued...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2010-07-11/boneville-dried-bones
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A land of the lost

...listening posts.Pinetucky was between Deans Bridge Road and U.S. Highway 78, said Charles Lord, a Columbia County historian. While he is not positive on the source of the name, Lord, who lives only about four miles from where Pinetucky...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2010-07-04/land-lost
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History buffs want visit marked

...Lincolnton. He was captured May 10, 1865, in Irwinville by Union Lt. Col. Benjamin Pritchard, according to Houston County historian Jim Miles, who researched Davis' trip for Ms. Buzzell. The group spent that night in Abbeville, then camped...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/03/14/met_408732.shtml
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Curtains to rise in Waycross

...built in the 1890s as a Vaudeville theater. In the 1930s, it was renovated into a movie theater, according to Ware County historians. The Waycross-based community theater group, which is a non-profit citizens organization, bought the Ritz...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/04/17/met_338944.shtml
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Boom towns started small

...porch is gone forever, it survives in the thoughts of many of Evans' senior residents. Charles Lord, a Columbia County historian, lives in Grovetown. This article originally was published in The Augusta Chronicle on April 26, 1998.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/08/18/met_268079.shtml
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Early educators left legacy

...educators left a legacy in the Columbia County school faculty and the Grovetown community. Charles Lord, a Columbia County historian, lives in Grovetown. This article originally was published in The Augusta Chronicle on July 5, 1998.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/08/10/met_267528.shtml
Metro | Columbia County Board of Education
Cottage of a craftsman

...that Grovetown obtained postal service in 1877 and became an incorporated city in 1881. Charles Lord, a Columbia County historian, lives in Grovetown. This story originally appeared in The Augusta Chronicle on Aug. 31, 1997.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/06/22/met_264154.shtml
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Movie star's father once loomed large

...Oliver Hardy -- father and son -- share a place in the pages of Columbia County history. Charles Lord, a Columbia County historian, lives in Grovetown. This story originally was published in The Augusta Chronicle on June 7, 1998.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/05/12/met_261200.shtml
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