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Tattnall County Courthouse

The courthouse sits at the lone traffic light in town. It’s been remodeled a couple times over the years. My grandmother told stories of riding a mule as a young girl with her parents to hear Gene Talmadge stump for the dirt farmers at the courthouse, where he’d beg of them to “stay on the land” despite the rampant poverty, boll weevil, and depleted soil that ravaged so much of rural Georgia back then. “Crook,” she’d say. Not a fan.

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