, left, and Carol Holzhalb work recently to preserve documents found in the old Jackson County Courthouse in Jefferson.
Photo by Tricia
"What we have come to realize is that there is nothing new under the sun," said Charlotte Mealor, a Jackson County Historical Society member who helped spearhead the document project.
and other members of the Jackson County Historical Society
had no idea what they were getting into when they found that first box of documents in an old holding cell at the back of the second-floor courtroom after judges moved into a new courthouse in 2004, Mealor
"After that, we found untold places where these documents were stored," she
For more information about the dinner, call Mealor
at (706) 621-0489 or visit historical society's page under the Government tab's "County sponsored agencies & nonprofits" at www.jacksoncountygov.com.