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ST. GEORGE, Utah, Oct. 04, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Toll Brothers, Inc. (NYSE:TOL), the nation’s leading builder of luxury homes, today announced the official opening of its first two new home neighborhoods in the Desert Color master-planned community in southern Utah. Located just two hours from Las Vegas in St. George, Utah, Toll Brothers'...
ST. GEORGE, Utah, Oct. 04, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Toll Brothers, Inc. (NYSE:TOL), the nation’s leading builder of luxury homes, today announced the official opening of its first two new home neighborhoods in the Desert Color master-planned community in southern Utah. Located just two hours from Las Vegas in St. George, Utah, Toll Brothers' Mirada collection offers luxury single-family homes while its Regency at Desert Color community offers the ultimate 55+ active-adult living experience complete with luxury home designs and exceptional community amenities.
Both Toll Brothers communities are located within the Desert Color master-planned community. Mirada, in the Sage Haven enclave of Desert Color, consists of 24 home sites and offers four brand-new single- and two-story home designs ranging from 2,577 to 3,553 square feet. Regency at Desert Color consists of 550 home sites featuring four distinct collections of luxury 55+ single-family homes. Regency’s 14 new home designs will range from 1,425 to 3,294 square feet. Home buyers at both communities can personalize their new homes with an array of design options at the onsite Toll Brothers Design Studio.
“We are excited to bring the Toll Brothers luxury home experience to Desert Color in St. George, Utah with our Mirada collection of homes in Sage Haven and our Regency 55+ community,” said Gary Mayo, Group President of Toll Brothers in Nevada. “Conveniently located only two hours from Las Vegas, St. George offers an abundance of outdoor recreational opportunities that make it an ideal place to call home.”
Regency at Desert Color residents will enjoy their own exclusive 10,000-square-foot, private resort-style clubhouse that will include indoor and outdoor pools, a fitness center, lounge areas, event lawns, bocce ball and Pickleball courts. “Our Regency communities are designed with the lifestyle of our active-adult buyers in mind and offer an unparalleled experience,” added Mayo.
Both Regency and Mirada residents will have access to Desert Color’s master-planned amenities including retail shops, an amenity center, dining and lounge areas, a golf entertainment complex, 210 acres of parks and trail systems, and a 2.5-acre lagoon for onsite water activities.
“Toll Brothers' Mirada collection in Sage Haven and Regency 55+ active-adult community are magnificent additions to the Desert Color community,” noted Mitch Dansie, Vice President of Operations for GWC Capital, developer of the Desert Color master plan. “We are honored to have Toll Brothers in Desert Color and help us fulfill the vision of providing something for everyone in southern Utah.”
The Mirada collection and Regency at Desert Color are now open for sale and selling out of a shared Sales Center located in front of the Desert Color information center. Interested home buyers can get more information by speaking with a Toll Brothers Online Sales Consultant at (855) 700-8655 or by visiting TollBrothersAtDesertColor.com.
About Toll Brothers
Toll Brothers, Inc., a FORTUNE 500 Company, is the nation's leading builder of luxury homes. The Company was founded 55 years ago in 1967 and became a public company in 1986. Its common stock is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “TOL.” The Company serves first-time, move-up, empty-nester, active-adult, and second-home buyers, as well as urban and suburban renters. Toll Brothers builds in over 60 markets in 24 states: Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, and Washington, as well as in the District of Columbia. The Company operates its own architectural, engineering, mortgage, title, land development, golf course development, smart home technology, and landscape subsidiaries. The Company also operates its own lumber distribution, house component assembly, and manufacturing operations.
Toll Brothers was named the World’s Most Admired Homebuilder in FORTUNE magazine’s 2022 survey of the World’s Most Admired Companies®, the seventh year it has been so honored. Toll Brothers has also been named Builder of the Year by Builder magazine and is the first two-time recipient of Builder of the Year from Professional Builder magazine. For more information visit TollBrothers.com.
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About Desert Color
Desert Color is a 3,350 acre master-planned community located along I-15 and Southern Parkway in St. George, UT. Built around a vision of connectivity and community that maximizes all the attributes of its natural setting, Desert Color will feature residences, shopping, dining, entertainment, commercial, retail, hospitality, recreation and world-class amenities. Clyde Companies, Blue Diamond Capitol and Merrill Trust Group are the development partners. Together, they bring over 140 years of experience and success in local and national construction, residential, commercial, retail and community development.
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Match 24 (MEAC Contest)Morgan State (3-20, 2-7 MEAC) vs. Howard (14-7, 7-1 MEAC) BALTIMORE, Md. | Hill Field House | 6 p.m.BALTIMORE, Md. (Oct. 25, 2022)--The Morgan State volleyball team will look for its first two-match winning streak of the season, when it welcomes the defending Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) champion Howard Bison to Hill Field House this Friday, Oct. 28. First serve is scheduled for 6 p.m. and will also be the Lady Bears' Dig Pink match.BEAR CLAWS:...
Match 24 (MEAC Contest)
Morgan State (3-20, 2-7 MEAC) vs. Howard (14-7, 7-1 MEAC) BALTIMORE, Md. | Hill Field House | 6 p.m.
BALTIMORE, Md. (Oct. 25, 2022)--The Morgan State volleyball team will look for its first two-match winning streak of the season, when it welcomes the defending Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) champion Howard Bison to Hill Field House this Friday, Oct. 28. First serve is scheduled for 6 p.m. and will also be the Lady Bears' Dig Pink match.
BEAR CLAWS: Morgan State (3-20, 2-7 MEAC) ended its six-match losing streak with a 3-1 (29-31, 25-16, 25-10, 25-16) victory at South Carolina State this past Sunday. Madison Grace recorded a double-double with a match-high 14 kills and 10 digs. Jordan Page fell short of a double-double with 13 kills and nine digs, while Trinity Carruthers finished with a match-best 34 assists to go with seven digs and two kills. Alyssa Sampson tallied a match-high 14 digs and Tyasia McDuffie added 11. Jadyn Perkins led the Lady Bears with a team-high three blocks, including one solo to go with nine kills.
BISON HOOVES: Howard (14-7, 7-1 MEAC), winners of eight straight, defeated Maryland Eastern Shore in its last outing, 3-1 on Oct. 23. Cimone Woodard tallied 12 kills, while Jennifer Bolden and Tamar Wells each added nine against the Hawks. Claire Simpson finished with 14 digs in the win and Kayla Diaz totaled 37 assists. Leah Reeves recorded seven service aces and Woodard added four. Woodward also collected a team-leading five blocks, including a solo.
SERIES NOTES: Friday's contest will mark the 83rd meeting between the two rivals. Howard has won four straight over the Lady Bears, including this season's first contest, a 3-0 victory in Washington, D.C. (10/7) to even the all-time series at 41-41.
NEXT UP: Morgan State will travel to Norfolk, Va. to take on the Spartans of Norfolk State on Sunday, Oct. 30 at 1 p.m.
STILL PERFECT: Morgan State completed a season sweep of MEAC foe South Carolina State, following its 3-1 victory over the Bulldogs (10/23). The win was Morgan State's 27th straight victory over the Lady Bulldogs in as many meetings, keeping its unbeaten streak alive. S.C. State is the lone MEAC opponent that Morgan State has never lost to in program history.
JACKSON CLOSING IN ON 100 DIGS: Justyus Jackson recorded a block at North Carolina Central (10/21) and is now three blocks shy of reaching 100 for her career.
LET'S GO FIVE: Morgan State and North Carolina Central played five sets in the MEAC opener with the visiting Eagles defeating Morgan State 3-2. It was the second five-set contest this season for both teams. NCCU improved to 2-0 in five setters, while the Lady Bears fell to 1-1. Morgan's first five-setter of the season was a 3-2 non-conference win over Maryland Eastern Shore (9/16) at the George Mason Invitational.
ORTIZ TAKES OVER THE HELM: On May, 25, 2022, Xiomara Ortiz was announced as the new head coach of the Morgan State volleyball program. Ortiz, who became the seventh coach in program history, takes over for Ramona Riley-Bozier, who during her 34-year career captured nine MEAC regular season titles, four outright MEAC Tournament titles, guided the Lady Bears to three NCAA Tournament appearances, while becoming the school's all-time winningest coach in any sport with 481 victories. Ortiz comes to Morgan after spending a year as the assistant coach at Shippensburg University during the 2021 season and the previous three seasons as an assistant coach at Lehigh University. A native of South Setauket, N.Y., Ortiz had a stellar four-year career as a libero at Binghamton University, where she set the school records for single-season digs (551) and career digs (1,925) in 116 matches played. As a freshman, she earned America East All-Rookie honors and was named to the All-America East Second Team as a sophomore. She was also a three-time member of the America East Honor Roll.
MORGAN PICKED SEVENTH IN MEAC: Morgan State was picked to finish seventh in the eight-team Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) preseason poll, as voted by the league's head coaches and sports information directors. Last season the Lady Bears were picked to finish tied for fourth in the MEAC with Maryland Eastern Shore and ended up seventh.
COLEMAN NAMED ASSISTANT COACH: Maegan Coleman will enter her first season as an assistant coach at Morgan State for the 2022 season. Coleman comes to Morgan after spending the 2021 season as the head coach at Cheyney University. Prior to Cheyney, Coleman also had one-year stints at West Alabama and Lamar Community College. While at LCC, the team ranked 13th in the nation for block solos, 32nd in digs and 37th in service aces in 2019. A native of Lancaster, Texas, Coleman began her collegiate career at Tyler Junior College, before concluding her playing career at Prairie View A&M. She helped the Panthers win two Southwestern Athletic Conference Western Division titles. Coleman was awarded the Student-Athlete Academic Award three times, and was the first student-athlete from Prairie View A&M to earn a Nike Internship.
SAYING GOODBYE: Morgan State will say goodbye to its lone senior, Melanie Battle prior to its home finale 'Senior Night' match against rival Coppin State (11/11). The match will also be the Lady Bears' regular season finale.
2022 MEAC CHAMPIONSHIP: This year's MEAC Volleyball Championship will take place November 18-20 in Dover, Del. at Memorial Hall on the campus of Delaware State University.
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ABOUT MORGAN Morgan State University, founded in 1867, is a Carnegie-classified high research (R2) institution offering nearly 140 academic programs leading to degrees from the baccalaureate to the doctorate. As Maryland's Preeminent Public Urban Research University, and the only university to have its entire campus designated as a National Treasure by the National Trust for Historic Preservation, Morgan serves a multiethnic and multiracial student body and seeks to ensure that the doors of higher education are opened as wide as possible to as many as possible. For more information about Morgan State University, visit www.morgan.edu.
MILLVILLE — After a somewhat lackluster outing in the first round of the 4A state football playoffs, the Riverhawks were clicking on both sides of the ball Friday night in the quarterfinals.Ridgeline got its offense going, and the defense came through once again with some big turnovers. The defending state champions Riverhawks are headed to the semifinals after a 41-20 victory against Snow Canyon.“We worked hard this past week,” Ridgeline head coach Travis Cox said. “We stuck with our guys and everyone c...
MILLVILLE — After a somewhat lackluster outing in the first round of the 4A state football playoffs, the Riverhawks were clicking on both sides of the ball Friday night in the quarterfinals.
Ridgeline got its offense going, and the defense came through once again with some big turnovers. The defending state champions Riverhawks are headed to the semifinals after a 41-20 victory against Snow Canyon.
“We worked hard this past week,” Ridgeline head coach Travis Cox said. “We stuck with our guys and everyone came together and executed very well. I was really happy to see them score some points and have some fun. Now is the best time to be going, and we are rolling right now.”
The Riverhawk defense came up with four turnovers, while their offensive brothers did not lose the ball. The three fumble recoveries and interception were turned into 20 points by the offense — two touchdowns and two field goals.
“The last couple of weeks we have been working like a well-oiled machine,” Ridgeline defensive lineman Tanner Paskett said of the defense. “We have been practicing super hard. We’ve been super locked in at practice. I love every kid on my team. They are all just good kids, do their part and I trust them.”
The fouth-seeded Riverhawks (8-4) never trailed in the game and beat the fifth-seeded Warriors (7-4) for the third time in the last two years. The teams earlier this season with Ridgeline winning in St. George, 24-8, and they also met last year with the Riverhawks soaring to a 42-7 victory.
“We had these guys figured out since last season,” Ridgeline receiver Jackson Olsen said. “We beat them in St. George in week three, so we knew what to expect. We knew what they were going to do.”
On offense, the Riverhawks were balanced in gaining 372 yards of total offense. Nate Dahle completed 15 of 23 pass attempts for 210 yards and a touchdown. The signal caller rushed for 35 yards on eight carries and scored three times with his feet.
“We had some good game planning,” said Olsen, who caught nine passes for 138 yards. “... I feel a lot better out there. Next week will be even better. ... Nate is an incredible leader for how young he is. He is poised and makes the right reads.”
Ridgeline finished with 162 yards on the ground on 44 carries. JT White led the rushing attack with 73 yards on 14 carries and a score. Will Rippstein rushed for 48 yards on 17 carries.
Snow Canyon finished with 217 yards of total offense, with 167 of those coming through the air. Warrior quarterback Hunter Johnson passed for 167 yards on 18 of 27 attempts with an interception and led the team in rushing with 34 yards on 12 carries. Running back Teagan Hugh scored two TDs on the ground and led the team in receiving with nine catches for 77 yards.
“It was super awesome that the defense could get those takeaways, and the offense then made something of them,” Paskett said.
The game began with several big momentum swings. Will Warner took the opening kickoff and returned it 90 yards for an apparent Warrior TD. However, a flag was thrown on the return, and it came back.
On the first play from scrimmage for Snow Canyon, Johnson bobbled a snap that turned into a fumble. Ridgeline’s Owen Munk recovered at the Warrior 12-yard line.
Three plays later White was scoring off left tackle from a yard out, giving the hosts a 7-0 lead.
“They (Warriors) were rolling coming into this thing,” Cox said. “We thought if we could jump on them early, we could take that momentum.”
Warner did himself even better on the next return opportunity. He took the ensuing kickoff and went 93 yards to paydirt. Less than two minutes into the contest, it was 7-7.
Ridgeline converted three third downs, including a third-and-16, in marching 80 yards in 13 plays. Dahle found wide receiver Hunter Knighton all alone for a 19-yard TD strike.
The Riverhawks ended the opening quarter with Noah Kekauoha nearly intercepting a pass, then breaking up a pass. White made a solid tackle when the Warriors went for it on fourth down on their own 33.
Dahle hooked up with Olsen for a 40-yard gain on third-and-6, then scored his first rushing TD of the night from two yards out to give the Riverhawks a 21-7 lead early in the second quarter.
“I don’t even know what happened,” Paskett said. “I was getting off the block and some spin-around thing and I’m on my butt with the ball in my hands. I was then, offense, go get it done.”
The offense drove 46 yards in six plays. Dahle scored a from a yard out as Ridgeline took a 28-7 lead midway through the second quarter.
Hugh scored his first TD from four yards out to pull the Warriors within 28-14 at halftime.
The Riverhawks began the second half by getting the ball and driving 81 yards in 12 plays to paydirt. Dahle scored from a yard out on a fourth-and-goal play to give the hosts a 35-14 lead.
“You don’t want to run your quarterback a whole lot, but at this point in the season you kind of empty it (playbook) all out,” Cox said. “We wanted to get him running a little more. That helped things early on.”
Kekauoha came up with a fumble on the next Warrior offensive play. Aaron Young would cash in on that turnover with a 27-yard field goal.
A short kickoff and two penalties of the 15-yard variety on Ridgeline helped give Snow Canyon great field position. The Warriors only had to go 28 yards and did so in seven plays with Hugh scoring from a yard out.
Munk picked off a pass and returned it 25 yards to the Snow Canyon 15 to set up the final points of the game. Young booted a 25-yard field goal with 5:06 to play.
“The defense was really, really good tonight,” Cox said. “Other than one drive, they played lights out. Turnovers are the name of the game. They create turnovers because of effort. Tanner Paskett played so hard tonight.”
Ridgeline has never lost a home playoff game (8-0). The Riverhawks will now play next Saturday at Southern Utah University in Cedar City. They will face Crimson Cliffs, who beat Cedar 33-14, with a berth to the state championship game on the line.
“I have full faith in my team,” Paskett said. “I think we will go practice hard and get it done.”
RIVERHAWKS 41, WARRIORS 20
R — JT White 1 run (Aaron Young kick), 10:23
SC — Will Warner 93 kickoff return (Corbin Christian kick), 10:10
R — Hunter Knighton 19 pass from Nate Dahle (Young kick), 4:25
SC — Teagan Hugh 4 run (Christian kick), 4:01
When asked about his proudest moment thus far, the answer was simple: "To be a Gamecock."COLUMBIA, S.C. — South Carolina Gamecocks legend George Rogers left it all on the football field, and then some, in his career. His many accolades are proof of that.And even though he retired from the NFL in...
When asked about his proudest moment thus far, the answer was simple: "To be a Gamecock."
And even though he retired from the NFL in the 1980s, football players are still trying to emulate his career, which started in his hometown of Duluth, Georgia in 1958.
With support from his aunt, Othella Rogers, he worked incredibly hard at his craft, hauling himself up from humble beginnings to a football scholarship at the University of South Carolina.
During his time at USC, Rogers set the standard for Gamecock running backs with a still-record 5,204 rushing yards at the school.
Rogers though, said it wasn't all about him, and credited his success on the field to his offensive line. "I had good people to play in front of me," he explained. "You often can only do as good as your offensive line. At the University of South Carolina, I had a pretty good offensive line. I said if you guys can block it, I can run it, and that is how it was."
During the 1980 season, Rogers won the Heisman Trophy after leading the nation in rushing while topping the 100-yard mark in every game. He remains the Gamecocks' only Heisman winner.
FILE- IN this Dec. 1, 1980, file photo, South Carolina running back George Rogers embraces the Heisman Trophy awarded him at the Downtown Athletic Club in New York. Rogers was a standout college running back and ran for 1,781 yards, but Herschel Walker was a freshman at Georgia in 1980 and just as good. He finished third in voting behind the guy who really should have won it: Pitt defensive end Hugh Green, the Ndamukong Suh of his time. (AP Photo/Dave Pickoff, File)
The New Orleans Saints then drafted Rogers with the No. 1 overall pick in the 1981 NFL Draft.
In the pros, he led the NFL in rushing his rookie season with 1,674 yards and 13 touchdowns. His dominance on the field earned him the honor of NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year, first-team All-Pro honors, and a Pro Bowl berth.
In 1985, he took his talents to the team now known as the Washington Commanders. Rogers helped lead them to a Super Bowl Championship in 1988.
Due to nagging injuries, Rogers would step away from the game, accumulating 7,176 rushing yards and 54 touchdowns in the NFL. "I played for seven years, and I enjoyed playing," Rogers said. "I started out with the New Orleans Saints and ended up with Washington, and I got a Super Bowl ring. So what else can I do?"
While successes mark his life, he also acknowledges that he faced some personal obstacles. "You're gonna stumble, some people do, and I have," he said. " People in South Carolina, they forgive you, but they don't forget. You know, I made mistakes. But the thing about it is, you've got to push through it. I'm a different, changed man in a better way."
Rogers said part of that change is thanks to being among a positive community, which includes his wife, Brenda, and seven children.
"I have a nice, wonderful wife that does everything for me," he boasted. "I cannot complain."
Even in retirement, the accolades continued to pour in. In 1997, Rogers was elected to the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame. He is also in the South Carolina Athletic Hall of Fame and the Georgia Hall of Fame.
In 2015, he was honored with a statue outside of Williams-Brice Stadium, the first Gamecock athlete to receive that honor.
"For my family, for everybody, Gamecocks, it's great," said Rogers. "It'll be here a lot longer than I will (laughs)."
Even though Rogers is not hustling on the field, he is using his talents to help South Carolina students.
To ensure all teenagers have an opportunity at higher education, Rogers has dedicated part of his retirement to creating and running the George Rogers Foundation of the Carolinas. The foundation provides financial assistance to first-generation college students and financially supports local non-profit organizations, including Big Brothers and Big Sisters of the Midlands, Special Olympics, and Habitat for Humanity.
When he is not working to raise money for his foundation or cheering on the Gamecocks at a sporting event, Rogers also likes to spend his time fishing. "I don't care what time it is," Rogers joked. "I go up there (Greenwood), and I sit for hours."
Heisman Trophy winner George Rogers smiles as he holds a New Orleans Saints jersey during a news conference, on April 29, 1981, in New Orleans. The only thing keeping George from becoming a Saint is a little matter of contract negotiation. (AP Photo/Jackson Hill)
And after all these years, pride in school and program remains top of mind. When asked about his proudest moment thus far, the answer was simple: "To be a Gamecock."
Small town hospitality and historic charm are hallmarks of St. George the county seat of Dorchester County. Originally known as George’s Station along the South Carolina Railroad, the Town of St. George was incorporated in January 1875.Before the construction of Interstates 26 and 95, St. George was a popular stop for tourists traveling to Florida by way of U.S. Highway 15. Today, the Town of St. George is easily accessible from the interstate.Dive deep into the town’s local history at ...
Small town hospitality and historic charm are hallmarks of St. George the county seat of Dorchester County. Originally known as George’s Station along the South Carolina Railroad, the Town of St. George was incorporated in January 1875.
Before the construction of Interstates 26 and 95, St. George was a popular stop for tourists traveling to Florida by way of U.S. Highway 15. Today, the Town of St. George is easily accessible from the interstate.
Dive deep into the town’s local history at The Heritage Museum, located in the former County Courthouse at 101 Ridge St. A nonprofit formed in 2014, the Dorchester County Archives & History Center is dedicated to preserving the past for future generations. The organization is working to digitize more than 100,000 documents for researchers. Plus, a detailed photo collection of the Lowcountry donated by Brandon Coffey is available to view at the museum. Visit Tuesday through Saturday; tickets are $5 each for adults.
Appleby’s Methodist Church is a one-story wooden Methodist church built between 1840 and 1850. Visit today to see how the church looked in the mid-1800s – an example of Greek Revival meeting house style – with two rows of pews thought to be the originals. The site was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on Feb. 14, 1978.
Indian Field Camp Ground is a rustic and simple Methodist campground still in use today. It was built in 1848 with 99 wooden cabins that form a circle around a large wooden tabernacle and preaching area. The site was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on March 30, 1973.
Another of the area’s Methodist camps is Shady Grove, a place of worship created by former slaves in 1870. The campground consisted of rustic cabins – known as "tents – that have been passed down from generation to generation. Fire destroyed the original tents in the late 1950s. Even though they were replaced, many of those tents burned in two more fires. Much of the camp was rebuilt in the early 1990s. Families continue to gather each October for camp meeting of fellowship and worship.
There are also two additional Methodist campgrounds in the surrounding area, St. Paul and Cypress, making this part of the county a time capsule for long-standing religious traditions.
Don’t miss the historic Koger-Murray-Carroll-House, so named in honor of its past owners. Dating back to at least 1775, was once an important stagecoach stop between inland settlements and Charleston. The exact construction date remains unknown, but it's thought to be the oldest house in Dorchester County.
Located in the heart of St. George is the Klauber Building. Built in 1894, it was first a mercantile serving a community bustling with railroad commerce. Today, the building houses an area chamber of commerce, visitor center and town museum. It’s open each weekday.
The Klauber also hosts the weekly St. George Farmers Market. Stop by from 3-6 p.m. each Thursday through Oct. 27 for local farm fresh produce, foods, art, culture and music.
Also situated in the center of St. George at 206 Parler Avenue is the Lourie Theatre, built in the 1920s to show silent movies. In the early 1980s, the theatre closed, and the building began to deteriorate. Several years later, a group of dedicated community members banded together to restore the theatre – now a vibrant performing arts center for the town.
Constructed in 1925, the Rosenwald School was a six-teacher school created by educator Booker T. Washington and the philanthropic president of Sears & Roebuck, Julius Rosenwald. The two men began a program to construction schools for African-American children. They completed 5,400 schools in states around the South. Thousands of children attended these schools between 1912 and the late 1950s when schools became integrated. In 2014, the school, located at 205 Ann Street, was given in trust to the Town of St. George and work began on the restoration and preservation of the building.
Before you start your journey exploring St. George stop by the Klauber Building at 225 Parler Avenue for tips and directions.
You’ll see many beautiful vintage homes driving around St. George, including the 1912 Badham House, pictured here.