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Hidden History: Savannah's 'Antiques Roadshow' Appraiser Amanda Everard

Antiques Roadshow audiences know Amanda Everard as one of the show’s on-camera appraisers. When she’s not on tv, Georgia’s only Roadshow regular and her husband run Everard Auctions, based in Savannah. Go behind the...

by J. Cindy Hill | May 24, 2017

Hidden History: The Georgian Behind the Tradition of Poppies at Memorial Day

As we look ahead to the Memorial Day holiday, images of red poppies might come to mind. Pattye Meagher from GA Historical Society share the story of a teacher from North Georgia who started the tradition of poppies...

by J. Cindy Hill | May 23, 2017

SOLOS: The End The Beginning SCAD Student Exhibition Opens May 25

If you're a fan of photography and art and you're looking for something to do this week, visit Atlanta's Mason Fine Art Gallery for the opening of "Solos: The End. The Beginning."

by | May 22, 2017

"Fast-Forward:Dystopia" Creators Hope Interactive Exhibit Sparks Community Conversation

This weekend a new interactive exhibit titled “Fast Forward: Dystopia” opens at the Indigo Sky Gallery. Artist and activist Leah Blair, and exhibit co-coordinator, Lisa Junkin Lopez, tell us more.

by J. Cindy Hill | May 19, 2017

Hidden History: A Georgia Native Who Played a Leading Role in the Cold War and On America's Highways

With Russian-American relations so much in the news recently, Stan Deaton of Georgia Historical Society introduces us to a Georgia native who engineered a key operation during the Cold War era and left a legacy in...

by J. Cindy Hill | May 17, 2017

Sun Safety for Your Skin: A Dermatologist's Advice During Skin Cancer Awareness Month

May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month. Dr Corinne Howington of Lowcountry Dermatology says awareness starts with understanding the types of skin cancer.

by J. Cindy Hill | May 17, 2017

Improved Photographs & the art of William Wegman at Telfair Museums

Jepson Center for the Arts is putting a new spin on the dog days of summer, in an exhibit of work by American artist William Wegman that opened last night and continues this summer. Rachel Reese shares more.

by J. Cindy Hill | May 12, 2017

Hidden History: No 'Satisfaction' for the Rolling Stones in Their First Georgia Concert

The Rolling Stones performed their first Georgia concert somewhere you might not expect. Georgia Historical Society's senior historian Stan Deaton shares this Hidden History.

by J. Cindy Hill | May 10, 2017

Beneath the Waves: Take A Virtual Field Trip to Gray's Reef

On May 10th you can take a virtual field trip to Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary off Georgia's coast. Gray's Reef Superintendent Sarah Fangman shares what to expect.

by J. Cindy Hill | May 9, 2017

Tybee Wine Festival Celebrates Coastal Life This Weekend

The 8th annual Tybee Wine Festival kicked off last night. Melissa Turner, executive director of Tybee Post Theater, says the event began 8 years ago as a benefit to restore the historic theater.

by J. Cindy Hill | May 5, 2017

Historic Savannah Annual Festival Celebrates Best of Preservation

The National Trust for Historic Preservation has designated May as National Preservation Month. Daniel Carey, president and CEO of Historic Savannah Foundation, says three years ago they started an annual celebration...

by J. Cindy Hill | May 3, 2017

Small Business Means Big Business in Coastal Georgia: National Small Business Week

National Small Business Week is being celebrated this week, from April 30 – May 6. Tony O'Reilly of Small Business Assistance Corp in Savannah talks about small business on the coast.

by J. Cindy Hill | May 2, 2017