Monthly Archives: July 2009

30 07, 2009

News 1308

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Bolton: Boycott becoming less attractive By WARREN BOLTON - Associate Editor THERE THEY go again — the NAACP boycott and the Confederate flag slapping South Carolina in the face. This time, it’s over an attempt to bring the 2011-2013 Atlantic Coast Conference baseball tournaments to Myrtle Beach. The ACC apparently made the offer because it was led to believe that, at least along the Grand Strand, it was OK with the NAACP. [...]

22 07, 2009

Hkedgerton 342

By |2009-07-22T13:55:45+00:00July 22nd, 2009|H.K. Edgerton|Comments Off on Hkedgerton 342

Back to the main articles page      Julian Bond's Speech This afternoon, Tuesday, July 21, 2009, a local radio disc jockey, John Hayes, of station WRES FM in the city of Asheville, N.C., decided to play the speech of NAACP Board Chair, Julian Bond at the NAACP National Convention. Mr. Hayes is also President of the local Chapter of the NAACP. Mr. Bond told those gathered and the national media that one of [...]

22 07, 2009

Hkedgerton 341

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Back to the main articles page      In Admiration On Sun, Jul 19, 2009, Randi Levy, wrote: Dear Mr. Edgerton, We have recently been made aware of your superb efforts to clarify history. We would be greatly honored to meet you. Do you ever visit Gettysburg? We currently have a shop near town in which we offer period clothing. We noticed you often wear a shell jacket in your appearances in support [...]

15 07, 2009

News 1304

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Tenth Amendment Talking Points 1.  The People created the federal government to be their agent for certain enumerated purposes only.  The Constitutional ratifying structure was created so it would be clear that it was the People, and not the States, that were doing the ratifying. 2.  The Tenth Amendment defines the total scope of federal power as being that which has been delegated by the people to the federal government, and also [...]

15 07, 2009

News 1302

By |2009-07-15T19:35:33+00:00July 15th, 2009|News|Comments Off on News 1302

Southern Heritage Brenda Heigl Avon Park Published: July 14, 2009 Randy Ludacer's letter "Stars and Bars:" generosity philosophy? Smirking "professional southerners" third-rate historians? You don't know anything about the southern way of life and undoubtedly you don't want to learn. First, let me begin by saying that I belong to "America's First Families" because I am the 11th great-granddaughter of Thomas Lockett of Scotland (1646-1689) and Virginia whose son, James (Lockett) Lockhart, [...]

13 07, 2009

News 1301

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Homestead Confederate flag dispute dies down -- but is far from over BY TANIA VALDEMORO Nearly a month after the Miami-Dade chapter of the NAACP issued a series of demands to resolve an ongoing dispute over the one-time appearance of the Confederate battle flag, its leaders have been mum about the group's next steps. At least three of their six requests have been rejected by Homestead's leaders. And it is unclear [...]

13 07, 2009

News 1300

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Bail held firm in shooting over Confederate flag By Todd Ruger Published: Wednesday, July 8, 2009 SARASOTA - A judge declined to lower the bail this morning for a high-school student who has spent three months in jail on charges he shot another teenager who was waving a Confederate flag downtown. Michael Mitchell, 18, has not been able to post $50,000 bail since his April 25 arrest. His attorneys asked a judge [...]

13 07, 2009

News 1299

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USC archaeologists locate Confederate cannons, naval yard July 8, 2009 Artifacts, artillery shells retrieved from Pee Dee River Archaeologists from the University of South Carolina and East Carolina University have located two large cannon from a sunken Confederate gunboat in the Pee Dee River and have identified where the Mars Bluff Naval Yard once stood on the east side of the river in Marion County. State underwater archaeologist Christopher Amer and state [...]