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Black History Month Feature

Sam Tharpe

Rotarian, School Principal, City Mayor, Visionary

By Lyndsey Summers
Posted 2/25/22

Although Sam Tharpe was born in Paris, Tennessee, in 1955, he has a close connection to Carroll County. His mother, Nellie Price Tharpe, was born in McLemoresville, and his great-grandfather, Levi …

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