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Delta Days Synopsis

DELTA DAYS, TALES OF THE MISSISSIPPI DELTA By TOM LAWRENCE I have wanted to write about growing up in the Mississippi Delta most of my adult life, but raising kids and earning a living kept getting in the way. I retired a couple of years ago and found […]

Jack Didn’t Come Back

Jack came to live with us as a result of the relocation of one of our children. There was no place for Jack with the new squeeze. It seemed that she was allergic to cats, which should have been enough evidence of unsuitability to have sounded a warning […]

The Churches of Anniston

The City of Anniston, Alabama was founded following the War for Southern Independence by two wealthy entrepenuers, General Daniel Tyler and Samuel Noble, near the site of their fledgling ironworks, Woodstock Iron Company.   Production started in 1873 when it was necessary to bring skilled workers from England to […]

The Ruins of Windsor

THE RUINS OF WINDSOR   In 1682, a French Jesuit named René-Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle, claimed the entire basin of the Mississippi River for France. La Salle traveled from his base in Montreal, Canada all the way to the mouth of the Mississippi. About midway between […]

January 2011 Newsletter

    Thomas R. Lawrence Capital Consultants 456 South 10th Street Opelika, AL 36801 334-737-2727 As I See It! The Newsletter for Capital Consultants Company January 2011 Volume 2, Number 1 In This Issue: Welcome from Tom Business News As I Like it!TM New Orleans Part 2 […]

Cary Cox

About fifteen years ago, while I was still one of the owners of Delta Capital Partners, Inc., we undertook the financing of Spire, Inc. in Atlanta. This was our first project in the Atlanta area, and since it was my responsibility to actually raise the needed capital, it […]

Fried Chicken

You can’t talk about Southern cooking without mentioning fried chicken. Fried chicken has been a staple of the Southern diet since colonial times. The Second World War can be used as the watershed event in the history of Southern Fried Chicken. The post war period heralded the beginning […]