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Sunday Q&A: Julian Singer


Executive Director, Historic Westville Was moving Westville from Stewart County to Columbus the right decision?“I think it was the right decision. I do. Although it was a very difficult decision, I certainly was not involved in that process  at that time. As a native of Stewart County, I have complicated feelings about it, due to the development of Westville in Lumpkin and the amount of time...

A Rock and a Hard Place: Stuck Way Down in the Stewart County


When she reported for work each day at the Stewart County Detention Center, Latifa Craword recalls, “I didn’t know what to expect.” Hired as a case manager when the facility first opened in October 2006, Crawford was assigned to Level 4 detainees—”drug dealers, rapists, murderers, child molesters, and I didn’t feel safe. My working conditions were too “open” for a detention center.” Crawford then...