Scenes from Drivin’ the Dixie 2015

Most people around here probably know Charles Childress as a financial advisor, and that makes sense. He's had a three-decade career the business. 

Charles Childress

They might not know that the Flossmoor man is also a songwriter, singer and guitar player whose song, "I Woke from a Dream" got some airplay after it was recorded by Reginald Torian of the Impressions. Childress remains both surprised and delighted by the unlooked-for success of the song."I just started playing guitar in college, something to do to pass the time," he said . . .

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Summer events

Friday, June 24

  • Pride Party at the Flossmoor Community Church Community House, 847 Hutchison Road in Flossmoor. The family-friendly event will have food, music and other entertainment from 5 to 8 p.m.

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