Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014

Bob Hope introduced new style of humor to America

Richard Zoglin, an arts writer and editor for Time magazine, has drawn on his enduring fascination and years of research to produce "Hope: Entertainer of the Century," the first major biography of ...
By Frazier Moore

Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014

Simon cooperating for biography

NEW YORK - After decades of telling his story through music, Paul Simon is ready to rely on words alone.
By Hillel Italie

Friday, Oct. 24, 2014

TV cancels 'Honey Boo Boo'

NEW YORK - The TLC network on Friday canceled its colorful series about child beauty pageant contestant Honey Boo Boo and her Georgia family.
By David Bauder

Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014

Rules broken on Florida Georgia Line's 2nd album

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - If you think Florida Georgia Line has been bothered by critics taking shots at them over their interpretation of country music, the duo says they're looking forward to round two.
By Kristin M. Hall

Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014

'She Blinded Me With Science' star now teaching

Before composing his 1982 synth-pop hit She Blinded Me With Science, Thomas Dolby sketched out the story line for the music video. That's not just rock-and-roll trivia - it's one of the ...
By David Dishneau

Saturday, Aug 23, 2014

Brown's musicians say they should have been involved in movie

Musicians who worked with James Brown generally like the biopic "Get On Up" but say they should've been consulted on its making.
By Timothy Cox

Monday, July 28, 2014

Will Murray win 'Bachelorette'?

ATHENS, Ga. -- Today is the day that many "Bachelorette" and a lot of Georgia Bulldog fans have been waiting for - Will Josh Murray win the Bachelorette's heart and propose to her?
By Karah-Leigh Hancock

Sunday, July 27, 2014

Weather observer honored for service

BRIDGEHAMPTON, N.Y. - It takes only a couple of minutes, twice a day, but 101-year-old Richard Hendrickson is fiercely proud of his 80 year work for the National Weather Service.

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Augustan self-publishes fantasy tale

A.L. Patterson, who graduated from Georgia Regents University and lives in Augusta, has self-published "Ascension," a young adult novel.

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Actor is excited to return to Augusta for 'Get On Up'

Keith Robinson's role as Baroy "Baby Roy" Scott of James Brown's first band, The Famous Flames, is taking him full circle, back home to Augusta for the July 24 screening of the new Brown biopic, ...
By Jeremy Craig

Sunday, July 13, 2014

Seniors learn "parkour," sport of daredevil youths

LONDON - On a recent morning in London, Lara Thomson practiced spinning on benches, swinging from metal bars and balancing off raised ledges - all elements of a daredevil discipline known as ...
By Maria Cheng

Thursday, July 3, 2014

PBS looks at Nixon through prism of 'The Dick Cavett Show'

PBS is marking the 40th anniversary of President Richard Nixon's resignation by running a documentary on the Watergate scandal as seen through the prism of Dick Cavett's late-night talk show at ...
By David Bauder

Sunday, June 29, 2014

Star Spangled Chorus ready for Fourth

A tradition 18 years old, the chorus and an orchestra will perform a mix of traditional and contemporary songs celebrating American independence inside St. Paul's Church.
By Sean Gruber

Saturday, June 28, 2014

Hemingway celebrated in old haunts

Fans following the Hemingway trail will find museums, homes and other places connected to him in Key West, Fla., Illinois, Idaho, Arkansas and Cuba.
By Associated Press

Neverland Ranch future uncertain

LOS OLIVOS, Calif. - From outside the gates of Neverland Ranch, it appears as if Michael Jackson's former home and fantasyland has been frozen in time.
By Derrik J. Lang

King of Pop bigger than ever

LOS ANGELES - It's been five years since Michael Jackson died, yet his career is more alive than it has been in decades.
By Anthony McCartney

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

New 'Get On Up' trailer online

An extended trailer has been posted online for the James Brown bio movie "Get On Up," being released Aug. 1.

Saturday, May 24, 2014

Brantley Gilbert's latest country album has proven formula

Everybody in Nashville, Tenn., has been predicting Brantley Gilbert will be the next big thing in country music for a couple of years now. His new album, Just as I Am, is engineered to make that a ...
By Chris Talbott

Thursday, May 15, 2014

Opera star Norman shares journey in memoir

In her new memoir, "Stand Up Straight and Sing," soprano Jessye Norman tells the story only she could tell.
By Tom Turner
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Stormwater fee to fund Columbia County repairs

Columbia County is set to invest an additional $600,000 in its aging stormwater system next year, with the hope that more money and manpower will result in half as many repair orders and fewer ...
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