LABOR DAY LIVING HISTORY: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 30, Jefferson Davis Memorial Historic Site, 338 Jeff Davis Park Road, Fitzgerald, Ga.; learn about home-front living during the Civil War from re-enactors; demonstrations include cooking and sewing; $1.75 to $3; (229) 831-2335

EXPERIENCE COASTAL GEORGIA FESTIVAL: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13, Crooked River State Park, 6222 Charlie Smith Sr. Highway, St. Marys; features food and crafts, vendors, live music, nature games, kayak rentals and more; $3 parking; (912) 882-8531 or (912) 882-5256

GEORGIA NATIONAL FAIR: Thursday, Oct. 2 to Monday, Oct. 12, Georgia National Fairgrounds and Agricenter, 401 Larry Walker Parkway, Perry; (800) 987-3247,

SATURDAY EVENING MUSIC CONCERT SERIES: 8 p.m. Saturdays through Nov. 8, Unicoi State Park and Lodge, 1788 Highway 356 Road, Helen, Ga.; regional musicians performing Appalachian, bluegrass and Southern gospel music; $3 parking; (706) 878-2201, ext. 205



Hephzibah grad serving on Navy destroyer

JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM — A 1986 Hephzibah High School graduate and Augusta native is serving in the Navy aboard the guided-... Read more

4-H members collect pop tabs for local charity


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School menus




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