Greene County, Ala.: Change Comes to the Courthouse

There have been games of dominoes going on in the courthouse at Eufaw as long as the citizens of Greene County, Ala., can remember, marathon games played by old men in bib overalls and soiled fedoras. "I heard they been playing since the Civil War," said one of the game's regulars. The gossip and the political affairs of the county moved across the table with the domino tiles, yellowed now, like the players' hands, by age and use. But the courthouse game ended last week and with it an era. A new black sheriff...

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