The infamous” Goatman”on one of his trips through the county circa 1965

From 1935 onward the Goatman traveled around Georgia and other states spreading the word to sinners of possible damnation. He often attached signs to trees with messages such as “Prepare to meeth thy God.” His name was Charles McCartney. His home was in Twiggs County. He lived from 1901 to 1998.