Originally created 10/17/01

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Name: Morris Museum of Art

What: The museum is home to a broad-based survey collection of Southern art. As a museum dedicated to exhibiting and exploring the art and artists of the South, the Morris is preserving and enhancing a cultural legacy. The exhibition begins with the Antebellum period in a stately empire setting, and continues through galleries devoted to such themes as Civil War art, the black presence in Southern art, Southern Impressionism, early 20th century painting and contemporary works.

Open: Tuesday-Saturday: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday: noon to 5:30 p.m. The Center for the Study of Southern Painting (library) is open Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Admission: $3 for adults, $2 for military, students, and seniors (65 and older); children younger than 6 admitted free with adult visitors; free to museum members. Free on Sundays.

Where: 1 10th St.



9:15 a.m. - School visit, Eastway Elementary (Columbus)

10 - Remarks - state AFL-CIO 45th annual convention, Airport Sheraton (Columbus)

6 p.m. - Remarks - Dedication ceremony, Drew Charter School


1:15 p.m. - News conference

2:15 - Proclamation signings, Capitol

2:45 - Legislator meetings, Capitol

4:30 - Photo op, Capitol

5:00 - Remarks - Preogressive Redevelopment Reception and Forum, Earthlink Live

7:15 - Wellpoint Health Networks Inc. Reception, Buckhead Ritz Carlton


7:30 a.m. - Georgia Week in Review interview, GPTV studios

10:30 - Swearing in - Commission for 250 Years of Representative Government in Georgia, Capitol

11 - Swearing in - Board of Commissioners of Sheriffs' Retirement Fund of Georgia, Capitol

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2 - Swearing in - Georgia Tobacco Community Development Board, Capitol



Augusta Human Relations Commission, 3:30 p.m., New South Office Building, 360 Bay St., fourth-floor conference room


Aiken County Planning Commission, 7 p.m., County Council Annex, Richland Avenue

North Augusta Planning Commission, 7 p.m., municipal building, Buena Vista Avenue

Allendale County Council, 7:30 p.m., Brant Building auditorium, Courthouse Square

Barnwell County Board of Education, 7:30 p.m., District Office, Haygood Avenue

Columbia County Planning Commission, 6:30 p.m., Evans Government Center Auditorium


Richmond County Democratic Party breakfast, 9 a.m., Piccadilly Cafeteria, 3110 Washington Road, panel discussion for local elections. Tickets cost $6. For more information, call 733-0190.


Oct. 17, 1971

Employees of Columbia Nitrogen in Augusta have voted 100-49 against representation by the Teamsters Union.

Thomas Kendrick III, general manager of operations with the Augusta plant, said that of the 154 people in the potential bargaining unit, 153 voted.

Four of the votes were contested and were not counted because the election was not close enough to require it, Mr. Kendrick said.


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