Inside NGE

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Welcome back! As you can see, we're reopening this blog as "Inside NGE." Keep an eye on this space for an inside look at the process of writing new encyclopedia articles and maintaining our website's 2,200+ published entries on Georgia history and culture. 
Our articles are our publication's bread and butter, and we believe that an open discussion of the process of researching, writing, editing, and fact checking articles can be useful in a different way. The New Georgia Encyclopedia has thousands of stories. We hope that this blog will explain how those stories are created and recorded. Thanks for coming by. We're looking forward to writing with you!
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Blue Ridge Mountains
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Jenkins County

Jenkins County, located in the southeastern part of the state, is Georgia's 140th county and has an area of 350

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Cotton

From the late eighteenth to the mid-twentieth century, there was no more important single factor in Georgia's agricultural economy than cotton.

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James Dickey (1923-1997)

James Dickey ranks, along with Conrad Aiken, as one of the two most important Georgia poets in the twentieth century.

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Courtesy of Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries