Since our minds today have been focused on the new Rhea County Justice Center and what will happen to the Rhea County Courthouse, it is interesting to find bits and pieces of history relating to that particular building. A Chattanooga News-Free Press article dated August 11, 1968 gives a his…

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While looking for information relating to Rhea County, I came across some hand-written notes which are significant to the history of Spring Ci…

Some of us can remember back to the time when valentines were associated with bits of pretty ribbon, white doilies and colored paper. These we…

Located at the cross roads of State Route 302 and the Yellow Creek-Texas Grove roads, just northeast of Old Washington and south of Highway 68…

William Gibbs Allen was a well-known figure in the history of Rhea County, but how many of us know anything about his brother, George? George …

If there was ever a time when we all need something beautiful in our lives, something to build a dream on, or just to think good thoughts abou…

At the beginning of each New Year, many a bride-to-be is busy making preparations for her wedding which will be held during the next few month…

An article written by H.A. Crawford gives information relating to the Hiwassee Garrison and was found in the Crawford papers which have a weal…

Anyone who knew Ruth Nicholson Purser had to be aware of the fact that she was a very gracious and talented lady. She was born on September 1,…

As we are approaching the Christmas season, it is always important to gain some historical significance of how our ancestors celebrated this t…

As our nation sits down to a table filled with food on Thanksgiving Day, each of us should thank God for our blessings and give to those less …

During the War Between the States, many letters, diaries and journals were kept by those brave men who were fighting for the North and South. …