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From Hill Town to Strieby receives Finalist Medal from 2017 Indie Book Awards

From Hill Town to Strieby has been named a Finalist in the African American category for the 2017 Next Generation Indie Book Awards (NGIBA). Notification was made today. I was very honored to find myself named along with LaBrenda Garrett-Nelson! … Continue reading

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2016 Marsha M. Greenlee History Award

I received word this morning that I have been awarded the Marsha M. Greenlee History Award from AAHGS for my book, From Hill Town to Strieby. Formal announcement and conferring of the award will take place in Atlanta at the … Continue reading

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From Hill Town to Strieby — Available Now!

Available now from Amazon and Barnes and Noble.  

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Strieby Congregational UCC Church, School and Cemetery named Cultural Heritage Site

On 23 September 2014, I appeared before the Randolph County Historical Commission to present and defend the application for Randolph County Cultural Heritage Site designation. Also providing support and comments to the Commission on behalf of the application were Elbert … Continue reading

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