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  1. Jefferson Memorial Update Will Acknowledge Slavery RecordRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2017 | News Max

    ... and most historians believe that he fathered children with slave Sally Hemmings, according to Thomas Jefferson's Monticello website. That story might not appear in full at the National Mall. "There are some things that are better represented and ...

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  2. Charlottesville, Trump and white nationalismRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2017 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    ... Anyone born after Dec. 31, 1800, it said, is "hereby declared free." His scheme wasn't adopted, and the sage of Monticello failed in other attempts to curb slavery - even while owning slaves. No one knew better than Jefferson the grotesque ...

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  3. Let Impartial Investigation Find True Facts of CharlottesvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2017 | News Max

    ... of slavery than was Charlottesville's most famous son, Thomas Jefferson, founder of the University, neighbor at Monticello, and, of course, author of the self-evident truth "that all men are created equal." This terrible incident started as a ...

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  4. Why hate came to the progressive island of CharlottesvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2017 | WFTV Orlando

    ... in the rolling foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. It's known for being home to Jefferson's plantation, Monticello, and the place where the Dave Matthews Band got its start. The heart of its downtown is an open-air pedestrian mall lined with ...

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  5. Commissioners hear about medical pot; trade barbsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2017 | The Star

    ... cultivation or dispensing. Commissioners received a state-of-the-law brief from State Rep. Halsey Beshears (R-Monticello) during a special meeting Monday. As it is, the moratoriums put in place by a number of counties and municipalities will be ...

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  6. Madison man wrecks in Jefferson CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2017 | Greene Publishing, Inc.

    ... Road, in Jefferson County. The driver, Deandre Berton of Madison, was traveling east-bound on Highway 27, in Monticello, when he lost control of the green 2000 Ford Explorer he was driving. The vehicle took flight and rolled three times before ...

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  7. Mullis, Evelyn BradshawRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2017 | The Lakeland Ledger

    EVELYN BRADSHAW MULLIS, 94 1/24/1923 - 8/4/2017 MULBERRY - Evelyn Bradshaw Mullis, age 94, passed away August 3, 2017. She was born on January 24, 1923, in Monticello, Florida to Joe Morgan Bradshaw and Maggie Mae Rachels.

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  8. Oscar Alphonso Brennan, Sr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2017 | Greene Publishing, Inc.

    ... ment and a retired Chief of the Birmingham, Al. Fire Department. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Tillman of Monticello, which can be reached at (850) 997-5553.

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  9. Sally Hemings' Monticello Slave Quarters DiscoveredRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2017 | News Max

    Archaeologists working at Thomas Jefferson's Monticello mansion have discovered the slave quarters of Sally Hemings, a slave believed to have had six children fathered by Jefferson. Hemings' living quarters next to Jefferson's bedroom was a 14- by 13-foot room with a brick fireplace, NBC News reported , adding the space had been converted into a men's bathroom in 1941, then renovated in the late 1960s.

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  10. 'He raped her:' Twitter users bash NBC for calling Sally Hemings Jeffersona s mistressRead the original story

    Jul 3, 2017 | The Miami Herald

    Historians believe Sally Hemings gave birth to six of Thomas Jefferson's children on his Monticello plantation. Her room on the plantation was unearthed in a restoration project.

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  11. Thomas Jefferson's last public letter reminds us what Independence Day is all aboutRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2017 | St. Petersburg Times

    ... tried his best to support her. But now everything was crumbling. He was in so much debt from mismanaging Monticello that he and his grandson petitioned the Virginia General Assembly for permission to raise cash through a lottery. Richmond subjected ...

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  12. Historians find Thomas Jefferson's enslaved mistress' Monticello room ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2017 | WFTV Orlando

    They have found the living quarters for Sally Hemings, the enslaved woman who was mistress to one of the country's founding fathers, Thomas Jefferson, NBC News reported . The room at Monticello , which was 14 feet, 8 inches by 13 feet, was found next to Jefferson's bedroom.

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  13. Young farmer and rancher social plannedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2017 | Greene Publishing, Inc.

    Story Submitted A Young Farmer and Rancher Social will be held on July 6, at 7 p.m. at the Jefferson County Farm Bureau office, located at 105 West Anderson Street, in Monticello.

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  14. Hack Attack Hits Founding FatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2017 | News Max

    Computers and telephone at Monticello, the Virginia plantation owned by Thomas Jefferson, were crippled by a ransomware attack, administrators of the home revealed on Wednesday. "We're working with IT experts at the moment to investigate and address the issue, and we're working to restore the affected services as soon as possible," Ann Taylor, executive vice president of the Thomas Jefferson Foundation, told NBC29.

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  15. Road Trip: Looking at Jefferson County's Past and PresentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2017 | WTXL

    ... identity. To this day, the county celebrates their cash crop with an annual festival and parade. "Being part of Monticello is representing the county in a great way, serving the people," said Olivia Walton, the 2016 Teen Miss Watermelon Queen. "I ...

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  16. Betty Jean Warren BullockRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2017 | Greene Publishing, Inc.

    ... ry of public service. She worked for the Jefferson County Health Department from 1954-1971 and served the City of Monticello as City Clerk and Treasurer from 1977-1996, until her retirement. Her love for the...

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  17. FHP investigating I-10 hit and run accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2017 | Greene Publishing, Inc.

    ... the interstate, in Madison, during last weekend that involved a Jefferson County motorist. According to the FHP, Monticello resident Florence Nitschke and her passenger, Jesse Nitschke, were traveling west on the inside lane of I-10 about noon on ...

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  18. USPC Announces Winners Of 2017 Live Oak Hounds Foxhunting...Edited...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2017 | Chronicle of the Horse

    ... possible through the generous support of Mr. and Mrs. C. Martin Wood III, joint masters of the Live Oak Hounds in Monticello, Fla., and past presidents of the MFHA. A total of 71 Pony Club members competed this year, accounting for more than 690 ...

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  19. Can this Florida school district be saved? A charter school operator hopes soRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2017 | USA Today

    ... board the bus Feb. 9, 2017, at the end of the school day at the combined Jefferson County Middle/High School. MONTICELLO, Fla. - A charter school company is taking over a struggling county school district east of Tallahassee, and half of its ...

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  20. Carl Kennedy Murray, Jr.Read the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2017 | Greene Publishing, Inc.

    Carl Kennedy Murray, Jr., age 41, of Monticello, passed suddenly on Thursday, April 27, 2017.

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