Garland Goodwin, Author at The Tryon Daily Bulletin

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Remembering Morgan and Austin

Years ago, I wrote at some length about Baxter Haynes and his memorial service: “I admired the dashing figure in his convertible who seemed to ... Read more

by Garland Goodwin, Friday, January 14, 2022 1:57 pm

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New Year Greetings

Yes, greetings to all of you from a bright new year, not yet tarnished by the inevitable misfortunes that come our way as a year ... Read more

by Garland Goodwin, Thursday, January 6, 2022 5:02 pm

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An appreciation of Jerry and Joy Soderquist 

After my talk to the Tryon Historical Association, a Ms. Burke stopped by my car window to suggest that I write sometimes about people who ... Read more

by Garland Goodwin, Sunday, December 5, 2021 10:50 pm

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Remembering stonemasons

A recent column by my TDB colleague Max Phelps prompted me to write about the stonemasons I knew/know in Polk County, starting with the Capps ... Read more

by Garland Goodwin, Friday, November 19, 2021 4:00 pm

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Remembering Pearson’s Falls

Remember When    When I called the number for Pearson’s Falls, the young man who answered did not remember The Glen before the storm of ... Read more

by Garland Goodwin, Monday, September 20, 2021 9:17 am

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How we got kudzu

My grandfather, T. A. Rippy, did everything on his farm by the book—the Extension office book, that is. The County Agent of the time (c1930s) ... Read more

by Garland Goodwin, Thursday, December 5, 2019 10:01 pm

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Remembering Ruth & Mark

I learned from the Bulletin of the recent death in California of friend Artie Hamilton’s wife, born Ruth Hannon in Lynn in 1930. Artie was ... Read more

by Garland Goodwin, Thursday, November 21, 2019 10:32 pm

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Remembering Casey Day

Harriet Case sent me a nice note after my column came out. She wrote that her contemporary friends surely got a chuckle from my assertion ... Read more

by Garland Goodwin, Thursday, August 29, 2019 9:57 pm

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Remembering Ester, Delores & Owen’s Drug Store

Father Walter Bryan joins our breakfast group at McDonald’s on Saturday mornings. He comments on the appearance of his neighbor Glenn Burgess’s yard and on ... Read more

by Garland Goodwin, Thursday, August 15, 2019 10:21 pm

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Remembering Geoff Tennant

We heard of the sudden, unexpected passing of friend Geoff Tennant this morning at McDonald’s. Shock registered on all the gathered faces. All wondered how ... Read more

by Garland Goodwin, Thursday, July 25, 2019 11:55 pm

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