A BOOK EVENT WILL TAKE PLACE Tuesday, August 20 at 6pm with author Frye Gaillard and his book, “A Hard Rain: America in the 1960s, Our Decade of Hope, Possibility, and Innocence Lost.”

Gaillard has written extensively on Southern history and culture, receiving many honors throughout his distinguished career. His deeply personal history through a keen storyteller’s eye relates a pivotal time in American life. Gaillard touches on civil rights, social unrest, black power, women’s liberation, the War in Vietnam, music, literature, art, religion, science, along with brothers Kennedy, MLK Jr, Malcolm X, Gloria Steinem, Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix, Johnny Cash, and Harper Lee.

THE LAUDERDALE CO. DEMOCRATIC PARTY presents an evening with John Paul White August 15 at 7pm, Singin’ River Live. Tickets available at JohnPaulWhite.eventbrite.com. Limited VIP tickets are available.

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THE AUGUST MEETING of the North Alabama Civil War Round Table will be Tuesday, August 20 at the Florence Lauderdale Public Library beginning at 6pm. Our featured speaker will be Brig. General U.S. Army Special Forces (Ret.) John R. Scales who will discuss his recent book “The Battles and Campaigns of Confederate General Nathan Bedford Forest.” His book will be available for purchase at the meeting. Invite anyone with an interest.