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Early Life along the Pee Dee

Early Life along the Pee Dee

Posted on Jan 2, 2018

This story began in the late sixteen hundreds and continues through the next century. It takes place in the rolling hills and valleys along the Pee Dee River. In 1750, this area became known to the white man as Anson County, NC. In the sixteen hundreds and many centuries earlier, the Indian tribes were well established all up and down the Pee Dee River and...

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Sweet Tater Pie (A Christmas Story)

Sweet Tater Pie (A Christmas Story)

Posted on Dec 19, 2017

December of 1944 had many mixed blessing for Mrs. Mary Ann Brown and her family. The year had brought despair and rejoicing to the Smith family. Mr. Brown had been able to land a job at the Norfolk ship yard in Virginia. This was a blessing because the family was running low on financial funds plus Mrs. Brown found out she was expecting a new baby in June...

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“I Didn’t Hear Nobody Pray,” part 2

Posted on Nov 24, 2017

Before I get started on this final part of my story on the Dixon Brothers, let me correct myself from something I wrote about last week. The correction is that the Dixon family came to East Rockingham and went to work at what was then Entwistle #1 Mill which was built in 1911. It was later sold to Aleo Corp. in 1945. Also, the Little Hanna Pickett Mill was...

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“I Didn’t Here Nobody Pray”

“I Didn’t Here Nobody Pray”

Posted on Nov 7, 2017

Before I get started on this final part of my story on the Dixon Brothers, let me correct myself from something I wrote about last week. The correction is that the Dixon family came to East Rockingham and went to work at what was then Entwistle #1 Mill which was built in 1911. It was later sold to Aleo Corp. in 1945. Also, the Little Hanna Pickett Mill was...

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