White Oak still draws faithful
A highlight of the Methodist faith of this area is the annual pilgrimage to White Oak Campground in Columbia County.
This day in the Millennium: March 23
March 23, 1823: ``An Old Hibernian'' called for a meeting at Eagle Tavern to form an Irish Benevolent Society to help other Irish in need.
This day in the Millennium: March 24
1936: Former bootlegger L.J. Stewart fled Augusta under death threats after a raid based on his information netted 62 liquor and gambling arrests.
Memory of graves preserved
William Trainum was a hometown hero who otherwise drew little attention during his brief and tragic life.