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Dixie Heritage News – 6/28/2019

Mr. Vice-President where is your outrage? Richmond's school board has just changed the name of its J.E.B. Stuart Elementary School to Barack H. Obama Elementary. THEN THERE IS THIS POLL The south-wide poll inspired by a trend in schools looking to ditch their association with general Robert E. Lee has declared Bruce Lee as the [...]

Dixie Heritage News – 6/28/20192019-06-28T13:47:11+00:00

Dixie Heritage News – 6/21/2019

NEO-Confederate swimming in a sea of black? owner Kerry McCoy said she's recently changed her mind about selling the Confederate Flag. In a blog post Wednesday, she pointed to recent local and international news stories, as well as the historical significance of the downtown building in which her business is housed. Taborian Hall at [...]

Dixie Heritage News – 6/21/20192019-06-21T14:27:00+00:00

Dixie Heritage News – 6/14/2019

WE WON'T FLY THAT FLAG! A Kentucky art group is appealing the city of Louisville's decision to move a Confederate statue from a prominent location. The Courier Journal reports the Friends of Louisville Public Art sued Monday to stop the John B. Castleman statue from moving to Cave Hill Cemetery from the Cherokee Triangle neighborhood. [...]

Dixie Heritage News – 6/14/20192019-06-14T16:44:08+00:00

Dixie Heritage News – 6/7/2019

ONE IF BY LAND - TWO IF BY SEA On May 16th Dixie Heritage subscriber Michael Martin was on hand at an event in South Carolina where a group called "The Independent Media Institute" (IMI) staged a protest at the Calhoun monument. Michael, whose article on Strom Thurmond is below, led a counter-protest on behalf [...]

Dixie Heritage News – 6/7/20192019-06-07T14:28:40+00:00

Dixie Heritage News – 5/31/2019

Pick Up Your Phone! South Carolina officially observed May 10th as a State Holiday to remember the fallen Confederate soldiers. However, only 8 of the States 46 counties actually closed their offices to observe the State Holiday. Lexington, Allendale, Anderson, Cherokee, Colleton, Dillon, and McCormick counties closed for the holiday. The others definably stayed business [...]

Dixie Heritage News – 5/31/20192019-05-31T17:28:19+00:00

Dixie Heritage News – 5/24/2019

Dixie Heritage News - May 24, 2019 HAVE YOU SEEN YANCY DERRINGER? The top Democrat troublemaker in Arkansas' State Legislature resigned from office last week Friday to become Chief-of-Staff for Little Rock mayor Frank Scott. Blake had served as campaign manager for Scott, who in December became Little Rock's first popularly elected black mayor. You [...]

Dixie Heritage News – 5/24/20192019-05-24T17:49:11+00:00

Private Dinner With HK Edgerton – 5/24/2019

Save Southern Heritage You're Invited! PRIVATE DINNER WITH HK EDGERTON Friday, May 24 2019 - Tampa, FL 6 p.m. - Check in All Registered Guests will receive notification about private residence venue. $20.00 per person (Salad & Biscuits, Fried & Baked Chicken, Cole Slaw, Baked Beans, Banana Pudding & Sweet Tea) LIMITED TO THE FIRST [...]

Private Dinner With HK Edgerton – 5/24/20192019-05-21T12:35:40+00:00

Dixie Heritage News – 5/17/2019

Compatriot under fire! The aroma of fried chicken and biscuits roused the appetite of over 2,500 people as the country sounds of Alison Krauss, Alan Jackson, and Johnny Cash played over the loudspeakers. It was the annual "Festa Confederada"-the "Confederate Party"-an annual celebration of southern heritage held each April in Santa Bárbara d'Oeste, in São [...]

Dixie Heritage News – 5/17/20192019-05-17T13:53:02+00:00

Dixie Heritage News – 5/10/2019

Mr. Smith Goes to Washington Typically, meetings of the Lake County, Florida Historical Society consist of a dozen or so folks. Last week Wednesday, more than 250 people crammed into the Lake County historic courthouse for a meeting many hoped would derail the effort to bring a statue of Confederate Gen. Edmund Kirby Smith from [...]

Dixie Heritage News – 5/10/20192019-05-10T13:18:20+00:00