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Novelist to Sign Books at Andalusia

Novelist to Sign Books at Andalusia

Novelist Elizabeth Stuckey-French will read and sign books during a reception at Andalusia Farm, a Flannery O'Connor-Andalusia Foundation news release says.

That's on Thursday, April 26 at 7 p.m.

Stuckey-French has written The Revenge of the Radioactive Lady and Mermaids on the Moon, as well as a collection of short stories, The First Paper Girl in Red Oak, Iowa.

She is a co-author, along with Janet Burroway and Ned Stuckey-French, of Writing Fiction: A Guide to the Narrative Craft and teaches fiction writing at Florida State University.

Georgia First Lady to Address Georgia College Graduates

Georgia First Lady to Address Georgia College Graduates

Georgia’s first lady and a U.S. Air Force general will address the 2012 Georgia College graduates during commencement exercises.

First Lady Sandra Deal, an alumna and former teacher, will speak to the 1,270 students receiving undergraduate degrees at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 5 on the front lawn of the university campus.

Congressman Broun to Hold Baldwin County Town Hall

Congressman Broun to Hold Baldwin County Town Hall

 

U.S. Representative Paul Broun, M.D. (GA-10) will hold a town hall meeting at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 12, 2012 at the Baldwin County Board of Education. 

Residents of Baldwin County and the surrounding areas are encouraged to attend this public meeting and present their ideas, questions, and concerns regarding the issues facing the nation.  

Baldwin County Board of Education is located at 110 ABC Drive in Milledgeville

Best-selling Graphic Novelist to Speak with Campus, Community

Best-selling Graphic Novelist to Speak with Campus, Community

 

Bestselling graphic novelist Robert Venditti to speak with campus and community

Meet the renowned author of The Surrogates and Percy Jackson and the Olympians novels.

The Georgia College community welcomes renowned graphic novel author Robert Venditti to campus. Co-hosted by the Georgia College Honors Program and the Library & Instructional Technology Center, Venditti will be available for a question and answer session on April 10th from 7:30pm to 8:30pm in the Pat Peterson Museum Education Room in the Georgia College Museum located at 221 N. Clarke Street in Milledgeville.

Robert Venditti is a New York Times bestselling author who has written graphic novels such as the Homeland Directive and Percy Jackson and the Olympians.  His popular series, The Surrogates, was adapted into a feature film starring Bruce Willis.

YOUR PHOTOS: Photo of the Day

YOUR PHOTOS: Photo of the Day

Thank you to Trindoe of Milledgeville for submitting this photo of the rainbow earlier in March.

We'd like to feature your photos taken around Baldwin County and Milledgeville.

Send photos, with your name, to whereyoulive@13wmaz.com

 

'Abandoned Rural America' Exhibit Opens

'Abandoned Rural America' Exhibit Opens

 

Allied Arts in Milledgeville, Georgia, will present an exhibition of works by 4 Georgia artists

that represents change in rural America. The exhibition, entitled “Abandoned Rural America: The American Family Farm in Transition” will open on Sunday,  March 25 from 1:00 to 3:00 pm at the Marlor Arts Center and continue through April 20, 2012. A reception hosted by the Civic Woman’s Club of Milledgeville will be held at the gallery on March 25, from 1pm to 3pm in honor of the contributing artists. The public is invited to attend.

Abandoned farmhouses, you can see them everywhere in the countryside...ignored

by most, completely overlooked by many. The changing face of America has sprouted

numerous abandoned farms and rural houses. There is something solemn and even

sadly beautiful in the textures and colors of these abandoned homesteads, remnants

of bygone times.

Milledgeville Farmers' Market Opens in April

Milledgeville Farmers' Market Opens in April

The Milledgeville Marketplace opens with a celebrations on Tuesday April 3rd from 4-7p.m., a Milledgeville Main Street and Downtown Development Authority news release says. 

That's at 222 E. Hancock Street in Downtown Milledgeville.

During the celebration, you'll find live entertainment featuring T. P. and Sandra Holloman, who are local bluegrass entertainers.