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  • Pig the Dog_Finn.jpg It's a frog, it's a gorilla? No, it's Pig the dog

     It's impossible not to stare at Kim Dillenbeck's dog Pig.

    June 25, 2014 1 Photo

  • Music-Ed Sheeran _Finn.jpg Ed Sheeran stretches into radio-friendly territory

    Promoting an album kills creativity, says Ed Sheeran, preferring to watch a World Cup game rather than talk about "X," the anticipated follow-up to his 2011 debut, "+."

    June 24, 2014 1 Photo

  • 140623-Salvation_Army001.jpg Salvation Army welcomes new majors to Valdosta

    “Heart to God, Hand to Man” is a phrase that every Salvation Army officer strives to live. Robin and Pamela Starr hope to bring this phrase to life in the City of Valdosta as they take command of the local post.

    June 24, 2014 1 Photo

  • g0002580000000000006643d1048bf7e6694eda2e1568f6069696dad7ca.jpg Lean retirement looms for Generation X

    Vera Johnson from Seattle is barely making do, let alone saving for retirement.

    June 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • 140620-KingsGrill002 copy.jpg Meet the queen of King’s Grill

    Every weekday morning at 8 o’clock, regulars start filling the booths and tables at King’s Grill for breakfast, a Valdosta tradition that stretches to 1941. Owner Pat Yeomans greets her customers every morning with a smile as she strives to keep the restaurant “just as it was.”

    June 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • Dorothy.jpeg The New Faces of Archetypes

    Artist Jessica Burke draws amazing portraits of women in familiar dress and costumes but with a twist.
    Walk her exhibit in the Annette Howell Turner Center for the Arts, viewers will find Bat-Girl as the woman next door. Dorothy standing strong in the face of adulthood and Oz.

    June 22, 2014 3 Photos

  • 58 cello players copy 2.jpg Stories with a Brush

    Since the world seems to thrive on the comparative, since we must all relate to the question, What’s it like? encountering Susanne Schuenke’s marvelous paintings at the Annette Howell Turner Center for the Arts is something akin to Pablo Picasso meeting the animation of the Beatles’ “Yellow Submarine.”

    June 22, 2014 3 Photos

  • Delta Flight Museum_Finn.jpg Delta Air Lines reopens museum after renovations

    With a newly renovated museum at its Atlanta headquarters, Delta Air Lines hopes to lure tourists to the company's original aircraft maintenance hangars on the north edge of the world's busiest airport.

    June 21, 2014 1 Photo

  • CORRECTION Army-Fathe_Finn.jpg Father, son lead Army unit 4 decades apart

    Like many soldiers, Lt. Col. Patrick Harkins has a veteran father who knows firsthand the stress of wartime deployments. One big difference is that Harkins' dad led the very same unit of paratroopers known as the Iron Rakkasans into combat decades earlier.

    June 20, 2014 1 Photo

  • Atlanta Civil Rights 1.jpg New civil rights museum also explores human rights

    A new museum about the history of civil rights opens next week in Atlanta, the city where Martin Luther King Jr. was based.

    June 19, 2014 2 Photos

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