My husband Wilson Freeman was a man of few words. I seldom heard him talk about “The war.” If I did hear him speak of his experiences during WWII, I would write them down. They were priceless to me.

Editor’s Note: A version of this article originally appeared in August, 2014.

These are the moments I thank God I’m alive.

In the late 19th century, as food production became more centralized and industrialized, some companies began to mislead consumers about the content of their products in order to maximize profits.

In the early part of the 20th century, the polio pandemic generated widespread fear and anxiety. Each summer between 1916 until well into the 1950s, there was an outbreak somewhere in the country, killing thousands and leaving many — especially children — with paralyzed limbs.

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the second of a two-part series.

Carroll County, established in 1826, has a rich history that has been commemorated in various ways, including physical representations of some of the county’s most important moments.

There are two weather events you can count on during springtime in the South: pollen that piles up in drifts, and tornadoes.

On Oct. 10, 1918, readers of the Carroll Free Press first began getting information about a new and serious illness that the media was calling the “Spanish Flu.”

If you like cheese made from goat’s milk, you’ll be happy to know that there’s a Carrollton farm that specializes in fresh goat cheese.

Villa Rica is said to be the first place gold was discovered in Georgia, and the Pine Mountain Gold Museum keeps that long-ago history alive — along with a whole lot more.

While most people know Ole McDermitt Farm for its fall events and kid-friendly animals, the McDermitts are also competitive in the sheep-showing world.

One of Adamson Square’s newest dining spots, butter’dudder, is a family-owned ice cream shop that’s offering up sweet treats to the citizens of Carrollton and Bremen.