Wednesday, February 08, 2006

Editor's Picks


As Rural Action celebrates National Black History Month we would like to honor an Albany native who did much for this region many moons ago.

Thomas Jefferson Furguson was a co-founder of the Ohio Colored Teacher's Association, member of the Albany City Council and the first African-American person to serve on a jury in Athens County, to name but a few of his accomplishments. Click here to learn about the Albany Enterprise Academy, a school Furguson had a hand in founding.

In other news, Ohio has the most headless motorcycle ghosts per capita of any state. Don’t believe it? Click here!