Ed Grisamore

Ed Grisamore

Monroe County neighbors share love of trains with impressive collection

Don Daniel and Denise Collins, residents of Blount, Ga., have a shared love for the rails and have put togther one of the largest and most impressive private collections of train memorabilia in Middle Georgia.

Ed Grisamore

Graduation day comes for ‘Nate the Great’

All graduates have a story to tell, but Nate the Great’s story is an extra special one. Born with spina bifida and paralyzed from the chest down, Nate Stinehelfer took the stage Friday night at Houston County High School’s graduation ceremony in a wheelchair and a fighting spirit.

Ed Grisamore

‘Love’ is more than a tennis score

Jaime Kaplan is the alumni director at Stratford Academy, its legendary tennis coach, a world-class athlete who played at Wimbledon and a cancer survivor. Now she’s the grand marshal of the Cherry Blossom Festival parade.

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Replica depot displays neighbors' impressive collection of train memorabilia

Don Daniel and Denise Collins, who are across-the-road neighbors in the tiny community of Blount in north Monroe County, share a passion for trains. Collins had a three-room replica of a train depot built in her backyard to display their impressive train memorabilia.
Anna Parel Special to The Telegraph
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Replica depot displays neighbors' impressive collection of train memorabilia

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