Your personal film critic's word of the day is "authenticity." No, that's not the name of a film, but it is a factor that I think earned one movie its Oscar nomination.
CLAXTON - Bruce Purcell, president of The Evans County Wildlife Club, announced recently that the 44th Rattlesnake Roundup Festival in Claxton is set for Saturday-Sunday, March 12-13 in the Claxton-Evans Industrial Park at 501 Cedar St. in Hagan (just outside Claxton). The event is sponsored by Coca-Cola and NeSmith Chevrolet.
ARIES (March 21 to April 19) St. Valentine's Day magic rules the entire week for romantic rams and ewes. Music, which is the food of love, is also strong. The weekend offers news both unexpected and anticipated.
Visit The Museum of Science & History in Jacksonville on Feb. 5 with Leisure Travel.
MACON - Members of a board trying to decide whether to keep a Georgia music museum in Macon or move it were unable to decide, and members say they want to learn more about potential sites.
One hundred and fifty years ago some area residents mustered into the service of the Confederate States of America at Fort Morris in eastern Liberty County.
The film of the week is "The King's Speech," and that's not just here, but across the media sphere, too. The film garnered 12 - count 'em, 12 - Oscar nominations, four Screen Actors Guild nominations, and a Golden Globe win for star Colin Firth.
SAVANNAH - Bird watchers of all ages are invited to participate in the Great Backyard Bird Count at Fort Pulaski National Monument on Friday-Monday, Feb. 18-21.
ARIES (March 21 to April 19) A gracious lamb can learn more about a problem-filled situation than one who is openly suspicious of what could be happening. A friend might offer some well-directed advice.
The film of the week is "Country Strong." It's a drama that proves that actress Gwyneth Paltrow can sing, but if you watch "Glee" on Fox, you already knew that.
Georgia museums will observe Super Museum Sunday on Feb. 6. Many museums throughout the state, including the Dorchester Academy Museum of African-American History in Midway, will offer free admission from noon- 4 p.m.
ARIES (March 21 to April 19) The week continues to encourage the forming of new personal relationships and the shoring up of those that might be weakening. New contacts also dominate the workaday world.
"Tron Legacy" is a sequel. The first film came out in the summer of '82. I was a toddler. That year Ozzy Osbourne married Sharon and John Belushi passed away.
Bistro Night returns to Thunder Run restaurant at Club Stewart Friday.
I like bologna - the mild sausage made from beef or meat scraps (beef, pork, turkey and/or chicken), not baloney, the mess you hear from TV infomercials about snake-oil pills that increase your memory, help you lose weight, fight bad breath and increase your personal wealth.
Here's what the stars have in store for you this week:
The Hinesville Area Arts Council is accepting applications for barbecue connoisseurs to compete at the 11th annual Blues & BBQ Festival, set for 4-11 p.m. Sept. 20.
A Community Activities, Information and Registration and Back-to-School Fair will be from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. July 30 at Tominac Fitness Center on Hunter.
Every day, twice a day I check my garden to see if I have any "maters" ripe and ready for picking. In less sophisticated parts of the country, this veggie-fruit is called a tomato, but I live in Georgia, so I call them maters.
The Hinesville Area Arts Council is accepting applications for barbecue contestants for the 11th annual Blues & BBQ Festival, set for 4-11 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 20.
DVD's expected in stores an online next week include:
It doesn't matter if you spell it donut or doughnut - these little ring-shaped dough cakes are deep-fried and smothered in sweetness. Donuts are a poor man's dessert.
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