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Dave Perkins in Concert

As part of the Flannery O'Connor conference, Dave Perkins performed in concert.

You can see Andalusia Farms information and a video from the event here.

Buzz from the Gold Dome: By Sen. Grant

-- Written by Senator Johnny Grant, submitted by the Senate Press Office

It was a busy week under the Gold Dome as lawmakers debated some very controversial topics. Legislation regarding Sunday sales and firearm regulation were debated and eventually approved by the State Senate.  These bills protect your rights as citizens of Georgia. They also get state government out of the way and let local governments and property owners make their own decisions.

Baldwin Co. Census Data: What You Expected?

Baldwin Co. Census Data: What You Expected?

Baldwin County has grown in population by two percent.

In 2010, according to the U.S. Census, the population was up to 45,720 people.

That's up from the 44,700 people reported in the 2000 Census.

Do these census results surprise you? What factors do you think contribute to the growth?

View our 2010 U.S. Census Interactive Map.

Secession or Surrender: A Re-Enactment of the 1861 Georgia Secession Convention

Secession or Surrender: A Re-Enactment of the 1861 Georgia Secession Convention

Secession or Surrender: A Re-enactment of the 1861 Georgia Secession Convention
Sunday, April 10, 2011, at 3:00 PM

GC Nursing Students Benefit from Scholarship Donation

GC Nursing Students Benefit from Scholarship Donation

A long-time member of the Georgia College Foundation Board of Trustees has donated funds to endow the Dr. Samuel and Mrs. Ellen S. Goodrich Scholarship for nursing.

“I feel that an education is one of the most important things that you can give,” said Mrs. Ellen Goodrich, a former nursing faculty member at Georgia College. “I have been so impressed with the students who come to Georgia College and just love it here.  I want this scholarship to provide an incentive and a reward for students who want to learn and who love what they are learning.”

Undergraduate and graduate nursing students will be eligible for the scholarship. Mrs. Goodrich also expressed appreciation for the faculty who “take such a personal interest in the success of these students. Students tell me how much they really care.”   

Colonnade Earned Sixth Best College Newspaper

Colonnade Earned Sixth Best College Newspaper

Georgia College’s student newspaper, The Colonnade, earned sixth best college newspaper at this year’s Southeast Journalism Conference in Troy, Ala.

The Colonnade competed with 32 other schools including Auburn University, Mississippi State University, University of Tennessee and Samford University.

 “The staff, writers and photographers have put in 110 percent to make this year's paper the best it can be, and I think it shows,” said editor in chief Matt Chambers who guides the weekly newspaper’s staff of around 30 students.

Two Georgia College students earned individual awards. Junior mass communication major and special sections editor Aubrie Sofala placed fourth in Arts & Entertainment for her profile on the student director of “Rocky Horror Picture Show” and her coverage of “Dog Sees God.”

Play Brings Milledgeville History to Life

(Milledgeville) — Do you ever wonder how people in Milledgeville fared during World War II? Or built local businesses? Dealt with integration? Or faced the loss of jobs?

Georgia College Theatre Department will bring those stories and more to life with its production “Milledgeville Memoirs.”

 

Continuing its “Southern Season: Welcome Home,” the theatre department takes to the stage to celebrate the lives of local personalities, their trials and successes.

The original play written by Georgia College English professor David Muschell will open at 8 p.m. Tuesday, March 15 and continue through Friday, March 18 in The Campus Black Box Theatre.

 

“We’re portraying about 15 different citizens of Milledgeville including Jake and Maxine Goldstein; Marsha and Darryl Herren; Harriett and Fielding Whipple; Dora Clemons Collier; and Maria Diaz Thompson,” said Dr. Karen Berman, theatre chair and artistic director of theatre programs.