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.
SAVANNAH - Best-selling author Nicholas Sparks will speak at 6 p.m. Oct. 8 at Trustees Theater in a special appearance sponsored by the Savannah Book Festival.
Round three of the "Operation Rising Star," the Army's equivalent of "American Idol," begins at 7 p.m. Thursday at Rocky's Warrior Zone.
The fall TV season finally is upon us. While we say good-bye to shows like "Dexter" and "Breaking Bad," we get to say hello to new programs like "Sleepy Hollow," Fox's new supernatural drama.
Pembroke will host its second downtown art exhibit this fall and organizers are currently looking for artworks to put on display.
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Sept. 23 to Oct. 22: A colleague could make a request that might place you in an awkward position with co-workers. Best advice: Share your concerns with an associate you can trust.
Grammy Award-nominated gospel-music quartet The Dixie Melody Boys will perform during the 11 a.m. service Oct. 6 at Olive Branch Baptist Church in Ellabell.
Round three of the "Operation Rising Star" singing competition will begin at 7 p.m. Thursday at Rocky's Warrior Zone. Round four will be at 7 p.m. Oct. 3.
The 19th annual CoastFest will be from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 5 at the Georgia Department of Natural Resources Coastal Regional Headquarters in Brunswick.
It's time to get romantic this week as we examine "Safe Haven," the latest in a long line of adaptations of Nicholas Sparks books. You can find it on DVD and Digital Download now.
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Aug. 23 to Sept. 22: A health problem should not be ignored. The sooner you check it out, the sooner you can deal with it and then move on. Some job advice comes from an unlikely source.
Judging categories have been announced for the 10th annual Blues and BBQ Festival, which will be from 2-11:30 p.m. Saturday in downtown Hinesville.
Round one of the "Operation Rising Star," the Army's equivalent of "American Idol," begins at 7 p.m. Thursday at Rocky's Warrior Zone.
September has proven to be a pretty poor month for movies.