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CELEBRATE SENIORS: 'You're in the Army now'

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Most of the young men who were drafted into the armed services from Henderson County had their first physical and were sworn in at Camp Croft near Spartanburg. I was among a group of 99 who went through that experience in March of 1943.   Read Story »

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WWII brought strict price controls

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Unnecessary and costly regulations are a frequent and popular topic for discussion among small business owners in today's world.   Read Story »

Tags: World War II veterans | Frederick b. Jones | WWII in Henderson County

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WWII: The hunt for Clark Gable

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In the fall of 1943 the film Gone with the Wind was still immensely popular and the musical Oklahoma had opened on Broadway in the spring.   Read Story »

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Henderson County in World War II

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Walter Eugene Brothers Jr. enlisted in the Navy in June 1939. Born in Charleston, S.C., he lived in Hendersonville most of his life. He was a local paper carrier and an outstanding football player at Hendersonville High School.   Read Story »

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In 'Darkness Comes,' Fred Jones finds his father

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Frederick B. Jones introduces his mother and father at the beginning of "Darkness Comes in the Morning."   Read Story »

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