Best-Loved Book

Welcome to "The Great Jackson County Read" Will you join us in finding Jackson and Macon County’s Best-Loved Book? Summer is quickly approaching. College graduation has happened, the flowers are blooming- my sinuses have alerted me fully to their beautiful presence- and the kiddos are almost done with school, even with all the days tacked … Continue reading Best-Loved Book

Shelby Foote

Shelby Foote was born in the Mississippi Delta in 1916. His family  moved frequently,  because of his father's job,  so he was raised in a number of southern cities.  Eventually, Foote  graduated from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Then he served in the military during World War II.  Before he wrote his narrative history … Continue reading Shelby Foote