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Andalusia Holds Reception for New Book About Flannery O'Connor

Andalusia Holds Reception for New Book About Flannery O'Connor

"You know, many Southern women are brought up to be very gracious.  And that can limit the kinds of things that you’re able to say.  And she was determined not to be held in by those constraints.  And if she had something to say, even though it might not seem all that nice, she said it."

Georgia's First Lady, General to Speak at Georgia College Graduation

Georgia's First Lady, General to Speak at Georgia College Graduation

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

The 2012 graduating class represents the largest in Georgia College history.

Undergraduate commencement begins at 8:45 a.m. Saturday, May 5, on the front lawn of Georgia College in Milledgeville.

First Lady Sandra Deal, an alumna and former teacher, will address the 1,270 students receiving undergraduate. 

Georgia First Lady Sandra Deal

The first lady has centered her life around matters involving family and children in her roles as mother, grandmother, teacher and volunteer in her church. 

Born in Gainesville, Ga., the first lady earned both undergraduate and graduate degrees at then Georgia State College for Women. She chose teaching as her profession, following in her parents’ footsteps.

Air Show Features Blue Angels

Air Show Features Blue Angels

ROBINS, AFB., GA.--The Air Show lineup features performers including the U.S. Navy Blue Angels, F-18 Hornets, the C-130 Hercules, and the Air Force F-22 Raptor.

The air show is free and open to the public and starts at 11:30 a.m.

You can park at the Macon Airport, McConnell-Talbert Stadium and Anchor Glass and then catch bus transportation to the show. The shuttle starts at 9:45 a.m. both days and gates open at 10 a.m.

The shuttle runs until 5 p.m.

See the Dos and Donts of attending.

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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.