As spring starts arriving on the coast of Georgia, the little fishing village of Darien readies itself for the annual three-day Blessing of the Fleet Festival on the weekend of April 1–3, which historically attracts 35,000 visitors when the weather cooperates.
CYSS registered youth can visit Cumberland Island Seashore from 6:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Saturday. The barrier island off the Georgia coast is known for its wild ponies, pristine beaches and forests, Dungeness Castle and First African Baptist Church.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) - As bagpipes wailed outside from the parade a block down the street, Tanni Embric scrambled to keep up behind the bar with four growing lines of gaudy green St. Patrick's Day revelers thirsty for cold beer - with nearly an hour to go before lunchtime.
I've got a riddle for you. What's small and funny and wears a pointy hat?
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SAVANNAH - It's time for Savannah's most profitable holiday of the year - St. Patrick's Day.
ARIES (March 21 to April 19) With change dominant this week, don't be surprised to find new facts emerging that could put another slant on a situation and offer you another choice. Think it through before you decide.
Girls, get out and have some fun with mini golf at Cypress Creek Adventure Golf from noon-7 p.m. Saturday. During this once-a-month Girlfriend's Day special, Cypress Creek offers $1 per game/person. For more information, call 767-4273.
SAVANNAH - The fountains in Savannah's oak-shaded squares are gushing green - a telltale sign the city's St. Patrick's Day parade is just around the corner.
Have you ever asked yourself, "Is this real?" That seems to be a question that we, as humans, often ask. A myriad of films have echoed this query. "The Matrix" led us to wonder whether life is just a computer-generated dream. "The Truman Show" mirrored the self-important idea that life could be a television show - starring me.
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SAVANNAH - Almost exactly 150 years after the first shots of the Civil War were fired, another wave of volunteers is about to descend on America's storied battlegrounds - only this array of dedicated men and women will be armed with paint brushes, trash bags and weed whackers.
ARIES (March 21 to April 19) The week promises a calmer aspect. Although there might be some lingering effects of a recent job problem, things should continue to ease up. Also expect a change in a home-based situation.
Youngsters, in grades 1-5 who are registered with Child, Youth and School Services, are invited to dress up as their favorite book character for the Book Lover's Ball from 7-10 p.m. Friday at the School Age Services office.
I'd like to open by congratulating "The King's Speech" on winning four Oscars last weekend. I'll also say cheers to best actress Natalie Portman and best supporting actor Christian Bale. I told you he'd win.
Blues artist Janiva Magness will play a free concert in Hinesville Friday.
The Hinesville Area Arts Council has finalized the entertainment schedule for the 11th annual Blues & BBQ Festival, set for 1-11 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 20, in downtown Hinesville.
Register early at www.active.com for the Dawn of the Zombies 5K run, which starts at 8 a.m. Oct. 18 at Holbrook Outdoor Recreation Area.
"The Lego Movie," rated PG, will be shown free at 8:30 p.m. Friday in Bryant Commons amphitheater, 438 Oglethorpe Highway in Hinesville.
Latin-jazz percussionist Sam Rodriguez of Jacksonville will perform at the next Jazz in the Park concert from 7-9 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 24, at Neptune Park on St. Simons Island.
"Hercules" is the second attempt this year to make an incarnation of the Greek warrior after "The Legend of Hercules." For me, "Hercules" is like a lot of other characters in literature and mythology, such as Dracula or Robin Hood, that have been subjected to various cinematic interpretations. Everyone from Disney to Arnold Schwarzenegger has taken a stab at it.
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