The streets of Atlanta overflowed Labor Day weekend with costumed super heroes and evildoers - a sure sign that the 25th annual Dragon Con had come to town. The four-day multimedia conference, which featured television and movie stars, gaming and comic books, drew an estimated 20,000 fans from all over the world to five Atlanta hotels.
SAVANNAH - A 197-foot, steel-hulled tall ship has docked on River Street in Savannah and will remain through Saturday.
ARIES (March 21 to April 19) You'll soon have a chance to take a big step up from where you are to where you want to be. Check it out first. Remember: Even the mountain sheep looks before it leaps.
Maj. Gen. Robert "Abe" Abrams, commander of the Third Infantry Division, will be the guest reader at 3 p.m. Oct. 2 for the Military Child Education Coalition's continuing "Tell Me a Story" series.
The movie of the week is "Limitless," starring Bradley Cooper and Robert De Niro. It's available on DVD.
HINESVILLE: Liberty Stadium Cinemas
ARIES (March 21 to April 19) After much traveling this year, you're due for some settled time with family and friends. Use this period to check out situations that soon will require a lot of serious decision-making.
Fall is a great time to register for Cub Scouts or Boy Scouts and also to sign up for fall and winter camping.
Attendees of Thursday's Hinesville Farmers Market will listen to tunes by Purified Sounds as they peruse fresh produce, arts and crafts, seafood, cheese, bread, grass-fed beef and baked goods. The market will be open from 4-8 p.m. and the concert will be set up next to the fountain in Bradwell Park from 6-8 p.m.
Visit the Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation website for information about what FMWR offers soldiers and their families at Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield. The site is at http://www.stewartmwr.com/.
Can you believe it? "The Help" is still in the No. 1 spot at the box office this week. Way to go, ladies! But today, I'll review the No. 2 film in America, "Colombiana."
HINESVILLE Liberty Stadium Cinemas
Start Labor Day weekend off with a bang and enjoy First Friday Fireworks at 9:30 p.m. Sept. 2 on Savannah's River Street, followed by two days of arts, crafts, food, drink and entertainment.
SAVANNAH - Producers of the "Cops" television show say they've been filming in Savannah for an upcoming season.
Visit the Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation website for information about what FMWR has to offer soldiers and the families of soldiers at Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield. The site is at http://www.stewartmwr.com/.
The Great FMWR Post-Wide Housing Yard Sale will be from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday.
TYBEE ISLAND – The 10th Annual Tybee Island Pirate Fest is set for Oct. 9-12, bringing swashbuckling, family-friendly fun for Columbus Day weekend.
Over the last few years, Liam Neeson has been doing the action roles that I don't think Harrison Ford is interested in doing anymore.
SPRINGFIELD – The fifth Effingham Oktoberfest will be held Friday and Saturday behind Rincon Chevrolet, 5480 Highway 21 S. in Rincon.
The original "Dolphin Tale" was a surprise hit with critics and audiences, but somehow, I'm not sure how it was enough to justify a sequel.
Bend-the-Bar: Registration is under way for the Stewart/Hunter "Bend-the-Bar" Powerlifting and Bench Press Challenge Saturday at 4thIBCT Fitness Center.
"The Identical" is the type of movie that would be great on the Hallmark Channel or even TBN, for that matter. It's a movie that deals with a lot of elements that are both familiar and fundamental to movies of this kind: It features Scripture, Southern nostalgia and, of course, the birth of rock 'n' roll.
An AARP safe-driving course will be held from
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