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Andalusia Farm: New Executive Director's Introduction

Andalusia Farm: New Executive Director's Introduction

"Start by doing what's necessary; then do what's possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible."

- Saint Francis of Assisi... Read More

Tens of thousands without power in Central Georgia

Tens of thousands without power in Central Georgia

Tens of thousands of people are without power in Central Georgia this morning.

About 10,000 people are without power in Bibb County, 10,000 people in Baldwin County and more than 500 in Jones County, according to Georgia Power's map alone.

More than 11,000 of Washington EMC's 15,000 customers don't have power due to blown transformers and downed trees. Washington EMC services Washington, Johnson, Hancock, Baldwin, Warren, Laurens, Emanuel, Glascock, Jefferson, and Wilkinson counties.

Ice storm brings power outages

Ice storm brings power outages

Georgia utility companies say more than 177,000 customers were without power as ice coated trees brought branches and power lines down.

Georgia Power reported that more than 104,000 customers were without power shortly before 11 a.m. Wednesday.

More than 71,000 of them were in metro Atlanta. Another 29,000 customers were in eastern Georgia; and 1,340 were without power in parts of west Georgia.

Andalusia Blog: Relentlessly Perfect

Andalusia Blog: Relentlessly Perfect

It’s no secret Thomas Merton was a big fan of Flannery O’Connor.  If the truth be told, he was a bigger admirer of her than she was of him.  In any case, when she died in 1964 Merton wrote a touching “prose elegy” that was published in Jubilee in November of that year, and later in his book of essays, Raids on the Unspeakable. 

In concluding his tribute, Merton says “When I read Flannery I don’t think of Hemingway, or Katherine Anne Porter, or Sartre, but rather of someone like Sophocles.  What more can be said of a writer? 

I write her name with honor, for all the truth and all the craft with which she shows man’s fall and his dishonor.” ... Read More

Winter storm watch for Central Georgia

Winter storm watch for Central Georgia

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch for all of central Georgia beginning Tuesday morning until Wednesday afternoon.

A wintry mix is expected for central and southern parts of the state beginning Tuesday afternoon. Rain, freezing rain, sleet and snow are likely Tuesday evening until Wednesday morning.

Baldwin County water all clear

Baldwin County water all clear

Baldwin County water has been given the all-clear after a boil water advisory went into effect last week.

That advisory has been lifted, according to a release.

Vince Dooley to sign books in Milledgeville

Vince Dooley to sign books in Milledgeville

Former UGA Coach Vince Dooley visits Milledgeville to sign his books at Kroger.

He visits Wednesday, Dec. 4 at Kroger on North Columbia Street from 4-6 p.m., according to a release.