Meet The Author

Emory Jones grew up in Northeast Georgia’s authorWhite County. After a stint in the Air Force, he joined Gold Kist as publications manager. He was the Southeastern editor for Farm Journal Magazine and executive vice president at Freebairn & Company, an Atlanta-based advertising agency.
During his career, Emory interviewed and photographed farmers in all 50 states and had articles and photographs published in virtually every U.S. farm publication. He has written four other books, including Distant Voices: The Story of the Nacoochee Valley Indian Mound; a humorous history book called Zipping Through Georgia on a Goat Powered Time Machine; White County 101 and Heart of a Co-op—The Habersham EMC story. Emory is known for his humor, love of history and all things Southern. He and
his wife, Judy, live on Yonah Mountain near Cleveland, Georgia.


If you would like to read one of Emory’s other books, you can find them at by clicking the images below: