Archive for August, 2017

Leadership Lowndes raises library funds | Local News

Sunday, August 20th, 2017:

VALDOSTA — A Leadership Lowndes team has selected South Georgia Regional Library to support for its fundraiser project. Each year, a 30-member Leadership Lowndes class represents a cross-section of active emerging leaders in the Valdosta-Lowndes County community. It is divided up into service project groups. It is holding a reverse raffle and fundraiser at the Annette Howell Turner Center for the Arts Thursday, Aug. 31. “Our existing building is outdated and no longer meets the needs of our community,” said Jeanna Allums, SGRL community librarian. “We spent a lot of time obtaining data through surveys and focus groups. We are excited […] Read More →

An Architect and an Artist Walk Into a Barn

Sunday, August 20th, 2017:

The hourlong train ride from New York City to Morris County, N.J., cuts through the dreary industrial swamp of the Meadowlands, goes past the concrete caverns of Newark and edges along leafy college towns, before finally ending in Morristown, the county seat, a Revolutionary War stronghold and the former site of the curiously named Fort Nonsense, now a nondescript village full of hulking suburban houses. (In an episode of the final season of ‘‘The Sopranos,’’ Morristown is where Tony Soprano dreams he goes to die, just before waking from a gunshot-induced coma.) A 30-minute drive from Morristown is Chester, a […] Read More →

Happy National Radio Day! – Radio Survivor

Sunday, August 20th, 2017:

Once again it’s the day to celebrate the most enduring electronic medium: radio. In particular it’s time to recognize the stations, programmers, DJs and volunteers who make vibrant, relevant local radio, that informs, entertains and enriches communities. Make a point to tune in your favorite local stations today, and maybe give ‘me a quick call to tell them how much you enjoy listening. Take to social media and tag those stations, along with the hashtag #NationalRadioDay. If you don’t already, make a donation to your fav noncommercial stations, or consider a little bonus contributions in honor of National Radio Day. […] Read More →

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