10 25 2014

ABC Room find new home, needs more friends

By Donnita Fisher Managing Editor With a little help from its friends – and the Canton City Council — the ABC Room has relocated to city property adjacent to the Van Zandt County sheriff’s department facility. “It’s finally happened. [...]

War between the states highlighted at history stroll

Lou Ann Everett dressed as Alice, the youngest daughter of Captain Thomas Towles, a Confederate veteran and prominent businessman who lived with his family in Canton, began the History Walk at the Towles family gravesite. She emphasized Towles [...]

Walk to highlight Hillside history during Stroll

Autumn Stroll on Oct. 11 will set the scene for the second annual History Walk in Canton’s Historic Hillcrest Cemetery. Restoration of this burial site of Canton and Van Zandt County’s earliest settlers began two years ago with a partnership [...]

Canton Autumn Stroll Festival returns Oct. 11

The 14th Annual Autumn Stroll Festival will be Oct. 11 in downtown Canton. The event is hosted by Canton Main Street and is the program’s major fundraiser. From 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., the Autumn Stroll will be held on North Buffalo Street. The [...]

History Walk in Hillcrest Cemetery to include grave of ‘drummer boy’

By Lawrence Greer Special contributor   Hillcrest Cemetery’s second annual History Walk will take place during Canton’s Autumn Stroll Oct. 11. This year’s walk will feature soldiers of the Civil War who are buried in Hillcrest. James [...]