Holmesville and Baxley, from the 1874 Augustus Mitchell’s Map of Georgia and Alabama, posted on Georgia Info.
Holmesville is not a town that rolls off the tip of the tongue. Nor it is a town where anyone says they are going.
Holmesville is not a town on any major maps. It has not been in nearly 150 years.
Located in Appling County, Holmesville probably never properly thrived.
Headline of the March 20, 1941 Georgia Cracker, announcing a championship for Meson Academy
As the Lowndes Vikettes stood on the cusp of 100 wins in December 1979, the Waycross Journal-Herald looked back at the history of such streaks: