Charles Bell, teacher, principal, and superintendent at Trion Schools,
left Trion after many years of service, but returned for the annual Red
Book Singing, a tradition which began in his honor. Trion historian
Brad Hayes presents a tribute to Prof. Bell.
The flame which burns outside the Chattooga County courthouse was presented to the citizens of Chattooga as shown in these photographs taken in 1969.
1969 was also the year Bill Price opened Bill's Barber Shop in Trion. To celebrate, he had an open house as shown in these photographs.
How would you like a free car? In 1963, the seniors at Trion were giving one away as shown in this photograph.
Ever watched a kid get his first haircut? Ever had to hold a kid while he got his first haircut? Here's a 1959 photograph of a kid, a father, and a barber.
Chattooga resident Joe Speer kept a daily journal of life in the county
from 1944 to 2001. This month, Uncle
Joe's Journal features
excerpts written in March 1975.
Res(olution) Photo of the Month shows students at Menlo School from the 1930 school year. Just
click on the March 2015 thumbnail
for the photograph.
You can learn more about Chattooga County by visiting the Chattooga County Historical
Society's Facebook page here.
The Society is also developing a website which will feature
photographs of the county. I'll link to it as soon as it's available
Greg McCollum, Editor
Pullen, Jodie A. Pullen, Jr., and Mildred Pledger stand in front of Mr.
Pullen's Gulf Station in Summerville, circa 1955. Courtesy of Joe Pullen.