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Hazzard Run 2016

OCTOBER 2016 LAST CHANCE to Bring your “General Lee,” “Hazzard County Police Car,” or other “Hazzard Vehicle” to participate in our ANNUAL Hazzard Run from Nashville to Gatlinburg. After 7 years of the Run we are going to create an Exciting New Fall Event for Hazzard County Car Owners and lovers in 2017 !!! Details […]

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JAMES BEST – Beloved as Sheriff Rosco P. Coltrane


HICKORY, N.C., April 6, 2015—James Best, the actor best known for his portrayal of bumbling yet endearing Sheriff Rosco P. Coltrane on TV’s “The Dukes of Hazzard,” died at 9:28 p.m. ET Monday after a brief illness and complications of pneumonia. He was 88.

The youngest of eight brothers and a sister, James was born Jewel Franklin Guy in hardscrabble Powderly, Ky., on July 26, 1926, to parents Lena Mae Everly Guy (sister of Ike Everly, who was father of musical legends Don and Phil) and Larkin Jasper Guy. After spending a short time in an orphanage following his mother’s death in 1929, the young boy was adopted by Essa and Armen Best and moved with them to their home in Corydon, Ind.

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To me, George Jones represented the heart and soul of Country Music. I was just starting high school when his first big hit, “Why Baby Why” came out. That was almost sixty years ago and “the Possum” has been a musical companion ever since. From vinyl 45’s through 8-tracks and cassettes and on through C.D.s. […]

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The General Lee of ‘The Dukes of Hazzard’ Will Keep Its Stars and Bars says The New York Times

The General Lee of ‘The Dukes of Hazzard’ Will Keep Its Stars and Bars says The New York Times Read Story Click Here. Mr. Jones was on stage at The Lee County Fair near his hometown in Washington, VA during request for interview.     http://wheels.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/08/31/the-general-lee-of-the-dukes-of-hazzard-will-not-change-its-stripes-or-stars/   Andrea Hilderbrand

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Click to Read Story: AUTOS: Famed TV Car ‘General Lee’ Loses Its Confederate Flag   Click to Read Story: Warner Bros. Removing Confederate Flag From “Dukes of Hazzard” Car   DUKES OF HAZZARD’S “COOTER” BLASTS “P.C. IDIOCY” AT WARNER BROS. Since 1978, when filming started for “The Dukes of Hazzard” television series, Warner Bros. Television and its […]

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In Remembrance of Al Wyatt, Jr. A Mighty Big Man

Al Wyatt, Jr. passed away a couple of weeks ago in California.To everyone who knew him he was “Junior” or “Big Al”. Junior had a big appetite for life and a big passion for his work. He was one of the toughest and most courageous of stuntmen, a profession where toughness and courage is a job requirement. Junior was with the “Dukes” from the beginning. If I’ve said it once,I’ve said it a thousand times…

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Former Georgia Congressman Ben Jones, who starred as ace mechanic “Cooter” Davenport on the hit television series “The Dukes of Hazzard”, has condemned the decision by NASCAR to prevent the use of the popular “General Lee” 1969 Dodge Charger at the Phoenix Sprint Cup race in March. In a statement Friday, NASCAR said…

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In Memory of Christopher Mayer (1954–2011)

It is with great sadness that we have learned of the unexpected death of  Christopher Mayer, who played cousin Vance Duke during the 1982-83 season of “The Dukes”. “Chip” Mayer was a real good guy, an athlete, a scholar, and a gifted actor. When Alma and I started the original “Cooter’s Place” in Sperryville, Virginia […]

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