Black Belt History

October 20, 2016 Max 0

Called the Black Belt because of its rich, dark soil, the area of Alabama traversed by Highway 80 on its route across the southern U.S. was the staging ground for some of Alabama’s most significant moments in history. It was here that cotton plantations flourished, the Confederacy was born, and civil rights were won.

Watch 1996 Kudzu Documentary

June 7, 2016 Max 0

In “The Amazing Story of Kudzu” you’ll learn about kudzu’s colorful past, present and future. Travel from Chipley, Florida — where Glen Arden Nursery sold kudzu plants through the mail in the 1920s — to Covington, Georgia — where Channing Cope crowned kudzu “king” in the 1940s. Meet a 93 year old man who supervised Civilian Conservation Corps workers as they…

Carolina Story

March 10, 2015 Max 0

Ben and Emily Roberts craft songs that are a perfect mix of the lyrical grit and wit of Hank Williams Sr. and the tender atmosphere […]