Happenings at The Grange

TRINA BIANCHI For many years, the Charlotte Grange was an important part of this farming community and membership included entire families. The Grange was not only a place where neighbors shared news, compared notes about their particular farms, discussed issues that affected their lives and talked about possibilities for change both on a state and/or… Read More »

Home, home on the Grange: Candidates Night returns to venerable Charlotte Grange

Home, home on the Grange: Candidates Night returns to venerable Charlotte Grange

By SCOOTER MACMILLAN Staff Reporter Politics return to the Charlotte Grange on Tuesday when the organization hosts Charlotte Candidates Night. The creation of the grange organization in America can be traced back to just after the Civil War. President Andrew Johnson sent Oliver Kelley, a clerk to the Federal Commissioner of Agriculture, to travel around… Read More »