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Ghost Light of Screven

By Jim Miles A number of rural communities across Georgia have stories of a ghost light, spook light, or will ‘o the wisp.  Many of these spooky orbs seem related to tales of railroad engineers, […]

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Furniture Knocking Library Ghost

By Jim Miles In October 2006 I was asked to speak to the Taylor County Historical Society, which met at the Butler Public Library. It is a very active organization and the meeting room was […]

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Bigfoot Update 2011: Roundup

By Jim Miles We end our Bigfoot Updates with a roundup of sightings from across the state, and the creatures display a remarkable degree of aggression and territoriality.  The first three reports come from the […]

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Bigfoot Returns to Georgia

By Jim Miles In 2000 a family purchased 30 acres of land in rural Elbert County and took up residence.  Since then they and neighbors have had many sightings of a Bigfoot creature.  They have […]

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Altamaha-Ha

By Jim Miles Georgia’s famed water monster is found along the Altamaha River, a vast tidal estuary that includes many rivers, creeks and marshes that are affected by the Atlantic Ocean tides.  The creature has […]

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A Tunnel to Hell

By Jim Miles Georgia’s first railroad tunnel pierced Chetoogeta Ridge just north of Dalton, and the town of Tunnel Hill grew up around it.  In the Civil War soldiers died in hospitals here and skirmishes […]

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A Lulu of a Woman

By Jim Miles Born in 1869 in rural Polk County, Lulu Hurst seemed an ordinary girl until the night of September 18, 1883, when a “quick, muffled, popping noise” originated from beneath her pillow and […]

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