SAVANNAH -- Mark R. Finlay, professor of history and assistant dean of the College of Liberal Arts at Armstrong Atlantic State University, has received the 2009 Theodore Saloutos Memorial Award for his book, "Growing American Rubber: Strategic Plants and the Politics of National Security," (Rutgers University Press, 2009) presented by the Agricultural History Society.
ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Don't gnash those pearly whites because you might have to delay your plans. This could give the lucky lamb a better perspective of what's been done, and what still needs doing.
SAVANNAH - The city of Savannah's Department of Cultural Affairs announced that it is seeking artists to exhibit at Gallery Savannah's Place for Art, Culture and Education in 2011. Gallery S.P.A.C.E. serves the Savannah community with exhibitions and educational programming designed to strengthen awareness and stimulate dialogue through artistic expression.
The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce's banner festival, LibertyFest, will be held at a new venue this year - Bryant Commons on Oglethorpe Highway across from the Liberty County Development Authority. The festival is tagged as a celebration of the county's history, patriotism and coastal culture.
ARIES (March 21 to April 19) A bit of Arian contrariness could be keeping you from getting all the facts. Turn it off, and tune in to what you need to hear. It could make all the difference this week.
The end of 4th of July weekend certainly doesn't mean the end of fun activities. Many organizations are gearing up for back-to-school events, but there are still plenty of long summer days to enjoy. Here are a few things to occupy your time:
ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Starting something new is always exciting for the adventurous Aries. And here's the good news: This time you might be able to get some assistance in helping you finish what you've started.
For the second film screening in the Summer Classic Movies at the Ritz series, Golden Isles Arts and Humanities Association will screen the 1940 romantic comedy "The Philadelphia Story" starring Katharine Hepburn, Cary Grant and James Stewart, at 7 p.m. Thursday, July 8, at the Historic Ritz Theatre in downtown Brunswick.
Love-It Productions will stage its play, "Mama Turn the Radio on III: It is what it is," Aug. 13-15 in Hinesville and Aug. 21 in Jesup.
Rock 'n' roll Hall of Famer Gregg Allman underwent a successful liver transplant surgery Wednesday morning at the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville.
The CGC Eagle, the only active tall ship in the U.S. government service, will visit Savannah in late July, the Savannah Waterfront Association has announced.
ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Although you don't like to change plans once they're set, once again, you might find that doing so can make a big difference in your favor. Family matters dominate the weekend.
ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Making things more complicated than they need to be can be a problem for the typically orderly lamb. Try to look for a less intricate way to accomplish the same goals.
Savannah Christian Church's Summer Dinner Theatre presents "Our Town," the Pulitzer Prize-winning play by Thornton Wilder.
Local artist Christina Mansfield's latest exhibit, "Le Chic Chaussure," was inspired by the iconic fashionista doll Barbie.
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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