CARTERSVILLE, Ga. — As William T. Sherman rode through the North Georgia countryside in the 1840s, he took note of one particular engineering feat. The year was 1844, and the Western & Atlantic Railroad was under construction between Atlanta and Chattanooga, Tenn. As the railroad — known as the “Crookedest Railroad in the World” — made its way north, Allatoona Mountain stood in its path. Engineers cut a pass through the mountain. The result was a narrow, 360-foot-long
SOUTH NEWPORT, Ga. — “For where two or three have gathered together in My name, I am there in their midst,” Jesus said, according to Matthew 18:20. Admittedly, the cinderblock building doesn’t make much of an impression from the road. In fact, it looks more like a storage shed than a church. But, for 60 years, Christ’s Chapel in Memorial Park has served the community well – even if a dozen people at a time.