Monthly Archive: September 2012

Sep 20

Feature Video – Sept 20th – Olympic Athletes return

pat mcdonald

The Olympics, and Para-Olympics, are over in London,  and returning athletes from both these competitions are already home. However, in previous Olympics which took place around the world, it may have been many weeks or months before the athletes could return home, depending on where they had to travel to, and get back from. Our …

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Sep 13

UFO – Unidentified men on the street


Where were you on January 24th 1973? Were you in Florence, SC and were you stopped by a WBTW reporter on that day? If so, you might recognize yourself in this featured video. We don’t know much about this local television news item. It was possibly filmed in Florence, SC – can you identify …

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Sep 04

Honea Path and the End of Summer

George Googe, John Peel and others commemorate the six picketers killed at Chiquola Mills

Claude Cannon, Lee Crawford, Ira Davis, E. M. “Bill” Knight, Maxie Peterson, C. R. Rucker and Thomas Yarborough all celebrated Labor Day for the last time on September 3, 1934 in the small town of Honea Path, South Carolina.  Three days later six were dead and one was mortally wounded. The general textile workers strike …

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