Memories

Wayne Shearer’s World War II Memoir, Part 13: Ready To Cross The Highway To Preflight Training

(Editor’s Note: Dr. Wayne Shearer, 94, is a retired optometrist and retired colonel from the U.S. Air Force Reserve now living in Hixson. In his early 90s, he decided to sit down and write from memory and a few records he still possesses his recollections of going through Army Air Corps pilot training at several bases in the United States during World War II. A lifelong writer, he wanted to pen them as he remembered them happening at the ... (click for more)

March 27-29 will be recognized in Hamilton County as Vietnam Veterans Appreciation Day to coincide with the national observance on March 29.
March 27-29 will be recognized in Hamilton County as Vietnam Veterans Appreciation Day to coincide with the national observance on March 29.

Hamilton County: Remembering 1969 And The Vietnam Conflict

Dr. Anthony Hodges Speaks To The Chief John Ross Chapter, NSDAR


Wednesday, March 27 – Friday, March 29 will be recognized in Hamilton County as Vietnam Veterans Appreciation Day to coincide with the national observance, Friday, March 29. Only recently has the nation appeared united in its recognition that members of the armed forces returning from the raging ... (click for more)

Dr. Anthony Hodges spoke to the Chief John Ross Chapter, NSDAR, during a meeting focused on Historical Preservation. Dr. Hodges highlighted the recent efforts by local preservationists to secure funding for the historic Brown’s Tavern and the continued work to maintain the Brown’s Ferry site. ... (click for more)



6th Cavalry Museum Hosts Remembering My Hero Benefit May 18

Chester Martin: An Ox-Cart Postcard From Harrisburg, Chattooga County, Ga.

Wayne Shearer’s World War II Memoir, Part 12: Testing And Preparing For Pilot Training


The 6th Cavalry Museum is hosting a benefit dinner, Remembering My Hero, on Saturday, May 18. It will include a special reception and dinner with guest speaker George Patton Waters, grandson ... (click for more)

Hmm...seems like the new TAG Railroad was not the only means of transportation at Harrisburg, Georgia, in the early days of the last century! This photo, however, was made as a kind of joke ... (click for more)

(Editor’s Note: Dr. Wayne Shearer, 94, is a retired optometrist and retired colonel from the U.S. Air Force Reserve now living in Hixson. In his early 90s, he decided to sit down and write from ... (click for more)


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