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Georgia’s Rural Churches on GPB

Local historian Jeff Clarke will be hosting a new series, “Saving Grace,” scheduled to begin airing on Sept. 14 on Georgia Public Broadcasting. It’s...

Stop robo calls

Sick of annoying robo calls and telemarketers? There’s now a free service called Nomorobo that will stop robocallers on landlines. They also offer Iphone...

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Find part-time work Now there is a job search site that focuses on experienced workers. The AARP Job Board makes it easy to scan job...

Join Us for on the Boom Day Bus!

A Free Ride & A Free Lunch Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2019 11 o’clock Meet your personal tour guides, Betsy Bean at the Georgia Mall Bus Stop...

Good To Know Summer 2019

Sign up to be a docent at the art museum The Georgia Museum of Art (GMOA) is recruiting new docents for the fall of 2019....

Good to Know Spring 2019

Genealogy one-on-one The Heritage Room at the Athens Library now offers 45-minute personal consultations with a librarian. This is offered four times a month and...

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Find part-time work Now there is a job search site that focuses on experienced workers. The AARP Job Board makes it easy to scan job...

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Remember when and who? 1978 – 2010 We know what they looked like: Jimmy Carter, Margaret Thatcher, and Mikhail Gorbachev, to name just a few...

More library videos online

Programs held at the Athens Clarke County Library are often recorded. Van Burns reports a bunch of new videos are now up, including: My Vietnam...

UWC Fall Coffee

The University Woman’s Club will hold its annual Fall Coffee on Sept. 11 at the UGA President’s Home on Prince Ave. A social/service organization, UWC...

Starting your own business at mid-life

Still ambitious nearing 80, Hovey Smith of Sandersville, has self-published a very readable but thorough book for anyone considering a business start-up. Titled “Create Your...

Georgia’s Rural Churches on GPB

Local historian Jeff Clarke will be hosting a new series, “Saving Grace,” scheduled to begin airing on Sept. 14 on Georgia Public Broadcasting. It’s...

Moving Their “Retirement” Home – All 300,000 Pounds.

  While many boomers are downsizing their living space or are planning to do so, Tom and Beth Allen have enlarged theirs. In fact, they...

Home Ec Revisited: More Than Cooking and Sewing

Boomer boys took shop and auto mechanics in junior and senior high. We young ladies studied Home Economics. We were introduced to kitchens and...

Uber and Lyft

The money can be very good; the hassles mostly minor, and the hours totally flexible, say some of the boomers driving locally for the...

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...

The acquisitive generation begins to downsize

Teresa Howard, 59, and her husband, Dallas, 63, are anxious to sell their 4,200 sq.f. house in Lawrenceville to move closer to their daughter...