Photo Credit: Emuel Aldridge
John Conaway, a skilled and popular local tree service operator, fell to his death Wednesday, Oct. 4 while working on Holman Avenue. A limb to which he had attached his safety rope broke off and carried him down with it.
Photo Credit: Pete McCommons
After a somewhat convoluted hearing in Athens-Clarke County Municipal Court Monday afternoon, Judge Leslie Spornberger Jones found William Orten Carlton guilty of two counts of probation violation and ordered that he remain on probation for another month while he finishes cleaning up his property.
Philip Lee Williams, the prolific and multidimensional local writer, will be honored Sunday in his nearby hometown of Madison, GA, just down Hwy. 441 south of Athens.
Photo Credit: Matt Hardy
I didn't expect much from a play about a mathematition losing his mind while his family tries to cope, but I didn't count on what a good playwright, interpreted by fine acting, can do to elucidate the human condition and hold your attention all the way through. Proof, as directed by Beth Kozinsky, moves nimbly from scene to scene on a finely designed and eminently workable set, with just the right amount of music to carry us through.
Photo Credit: Richard Piotrowski
The Jesters sold out the the Georgia Theatre Friday night, May 30, and they filled up the stage in their farewell performance after 50 years of bringing musical delight to their fans, many of whom have been with them since high school. The show raised a phenomenal $41,000, according to Jester Donny Whitehead, who spearheaded the effort. Proceeds go to fellow Jester Harold Williams, the popular musician/CPA debilitated by a paralyzing fall in November.
Gov. and Mrs. Nathan Deal attended the Town & Gown performance of Savoring the Brew, A Taste of Shakespeare's Women Saturday evening. Their daughter, Mary Emily O'Bradovich, is one of the playwrights who created the play, taken entirely from Shakespeare's lines for the female characters in his plays. In this picture are (left to right) Mary Emily O'Bradovich, Gov. Deal, the actresses Brittanny Krause, Kris Schultz and Danielle Bailey Miller and the director, Dillon Nelson.
Participants and spectators enjoyed a day and a half of homage to the personalities of the local law.
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