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.
The sing-along version of "Frozen" (PG) is the next outdoor movie at Holbrook Pond Recreation Area. It runs at 8:30 p.m. Saturday. Snacks and drinks are available for purchase. Bring lawn chairs and blankets. For more information, call 767-4316.
Before we get to this week's feature, let's check in with the box office report.
Area residents are invited to Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield's Independence Day free celebrations.
Join the City of Pembroke and First Baptist Church as they celebrate "The 4th with the 3rd on the 1st," for the 4th Annual Patriotic Picnic and Concert featuring the Army's 3rd Infantry Division Band from Fort Stewart.
The 2014 Army Soldier Show, a live Broadway-style revue, is coming to Newman Fitness Center at Stewart on Saturday and to Tominac Fitness Center at Hunter next Monday. Both performances begin at 7 p.m. They are free and open to the public.
Tom Cruise has delved into the fickle waters of the sci-fi blockbuster time and time again.
The public is invited to run in the Dirty Up Flight Line 5K/10K on Hunter at 8 a.m. Saturday.
Following the professional path of a parent isn't always easy, especially if that career is acting. Brothers Clint and Ron Howard long ago escaped their father's acting shadow, with Ron starring in two popular TV shows, "The Andy Griffith Show" and "Happy Days," and going on to become one of Hollywood's most respected directors.
To honor fathers, their golf is free after noon on Sunday, when someone also pays for 18 holes and a golf cart. For more information, call 912-315-9115.
In 2013, the independent drama "Short Term 12" quickly made the festival rounds and emerged as quite a darling.
Onions are pretty close to being the perfect food, not only for adding character to an endless variety of dishes but also for their health benefits.
"Fury" is a World War II movie that provides a sense of intense, visceral violence and a semblance of authenticity that probably hasn't been seen since "Saving Private Ryan." I think this movie could be for WWII what Platoon was for Vietnam.
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Ladies and gentlemen of the jury, "The Judge" is a fine example of a movie that features a likable cast and it's solidly made throughout, but it ultimately falls short of its loftier ambitions.
The Midway Museum will host tours of the Midway Cemetery on Oct. 25. Tours will start promptly at 6, 7 and 8 p.m.
The pay-as-you-go carnival continues on Fort Stewart this weekend. The public is welcome.
In my opinion, Ben Affleck has only three really good movies on his resume: "Good Will Hunting," "The Town" and "Argo."
Four days have been added to the schedule for the carnival coming to Fort Stewart.
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