Author: Mary Ann DeMuth

Catch Olympics fever

The 1996 Olympic and Paralympic Games were arguably a turning point for Atlanta, generating significant economic development and focusing the world’s attention on the city. On the eve of the rescheduled 2020 Tokyo Games, the Atlanta History Center is celebrating…

49 Georgia counties receive arts funding

In the past year, arts venues, organizations and programs throughout the state have been hit hard by pandemic-related closings and layoffs. But last week, the Georgia Council of the Arts (GCA) provided some much-needed relief. The organization announced 266 grants…

Have a fun holiday weekend

It’s Independence Day weekend and that means parades, fireworks and races. For those looking for an adrenaline-pumping way to celebrate, why not trot over to the Georgia National Fairgrounds and Agricenter in Perry for the National Barrel Horse Association (NBHA)…

Trees of Life

Next time you open a cereal box or retrieve a cardboard package from your front porch or pass a building under construction or check your cell phone or even take a breath, pause and consider that trees made it possible.…