Black Sororities: Sisterhood is Powerful

When Black collegiate women meet for the first time, one of their first inquiries is often: Are you...

A Lonely Heart

I’d been telling myself for months that I should go down to Florida to visit her. But between working and graduate school, a free...

So you want to publish your memoirs

Publishing a book used to be so much simpler, and so much harder. While the 21st century has democratized the process of publishing— it’s...

The meaning of Motown for a white kid

Do you remember them? Smoky Robinson and the Miracles, The Temptations, The Four Tops, The Drifters, Aretha Franklin, The Supremes, The Chiffons, The Shirelles,...

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What candidates should know about the 50+ voters

While the November elections are behind us, the issues that matter most to voters 50+ will be on the ballot in the U.S. Senate...

Athens High 1965: Integrating high school athletics in Athens

This article was previously printed in the Winter issue of Zebra Magazine. It has been edited for length.    Alan Morse’s father was skeptical of him...

Genealogical Surprises! Love Letters Reveal a Mother I Never Knew

I retired from the UGA departments of romance languages and women's studies in 2011 after a lifetime of studying and teaching. And for all...

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A Lonely Heart

I’d been telling myself for months that I should go down to Florida to visit her. But between working and graduate school, a free...

So you want to publish your memoirs

Publishing a book used to be so much simpler, and so much harder. While the 21st century has democratized the process of publishing— it’s...

Bloom Where Planted

OLLI @UGA remains strong during pandemic When the COVID-19 pandemic hit Athens in March, the University of Georgia’s closure of in-person classes, lectures and activities...

Just a Thought

“This time, like all times, is a very good one, if we but know what to do with it.” —Ralph Waldo Emerson Knowing what to...

FYI: Need to Know, Good to Know, Fun to Do!

Need to Know Dementia Friends Georgia In Georgia, 140,000 people are living with dementia and continue to be vital members of their communities, shopping, dining, working...

Healthy Us: Advice from trusted sources

Fix your walking habits The Harvard Medical School advises that, with a little work, it’s possible to correct ingrained walking habits while exercising. Look ahead....

The ACS Philosophy: If you can talk, you can sing

The Athens Choral Society, a diverse group of volunteer singers, will celebrate its Golden Anniversary in May 2021. “The Athens Choral Society started in 1971...

Q&A with Eve Anthony

The Athens Community Council on Aging was forced to make a quick pivot virtually overnight when the pandemic hit in March. Publisher Betsy Bean...

Surgery Should Be Earned

Local osteopath Dr. Chris Doerr is a proponent of healing through physical therapy. Surgery, he says, should be the last option. Fifteen years ago, Dr....
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