If you have ever traveled to the western part of the state of Tennessee, you may have seen fields white with the growth of cotton, or even watched the harvesting of the plant. Even though we do not see cotton grown in Rhea County today, it was an important crop before and during the War Betw…

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I was driving home the other day when I saw a very handsome, second generation Chevy II Nova. It caught my eye first, because it was a vintage automobile, but also because it was bright metallic blue! I’m not a blue car guy in general, but this hue looked “righteous” (a ‘hip’ term we baby boomers often used back in the day) on this 2-door hardtop. (For the record, ‘righteous’ in this context, is a slang word meaning absolutely genuine or wonderful, as in “this Chevy II Nova was righteous.”)

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If you have ever traveled to the western part of the state of Tennessee, you may have seen fields white with the growth of cotton, or even watched the harvesting of the plant. Even though we do not see cotton grown in Rhea County today, it was an important crop before and during the War Betw…

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