Ramblin' Rhodes: Entertainers turn out for talk on music legends

...Floyd (also known as naturalist Okefenokee Joe), and Porter Wagoner's syndicated show with his featured vocalist Dolly Parton.As Walker and I were setting up the video equipment, in walked Carter with her daughter, Donna Williams, who has...

Ramblin' Rhodes: Paths crossed with stars now gone

...in 1953 with Kitty Wells and the Grand Ole Opry duo Johnny and Jack, and back at Bell in 1968 with Porter Wagoner, Dolly Parton and Waylon Jennings.I met Dickens in early 1973 when he came to perform at the Country Carousel nightclub on Broad...

Good Deeds

The Greater Columbia County Republican Women donated to the Greater Augusta Partnership for Literacy during their Christmas Party. A donation of $1,570 was made to provide books to homes of children from Dolly Parton's Imagination Library.

Fashion collections proving to be a hit with country stars

...musicians has moved far away from the country western wear personified by Porter Wagoner's embellished Nudie suits and Dolly Parton's rhinestone-encrusted denim and fringe.Today's biggest country stars embrace retailers and brands that are...

Ramblin' Rhodes: Waldon offers new voice singing about small towns

...experiences.Some extraordinary such songwriters have been Dolly Parton from Sevierville, Tenn.; Johnny Cash from Kingsland...we do is talk about Tammy Wynette, Loretta Lynn and Dolly Parton."It's too late for Waldon to cross paths with Wynette...

'9 to 5' is funny tale of friendship

...Resnick and the 1979 movie starring Dolly Parton, Lily Tomlin and Jane Fonda, 9...Great music by a great songwriter, Dolly Parton. The cast worked hard to put this...a fun time for me. I'm a big Dolly Parton and country music fan. I grew up...

Ramblin' Rhodes: Daughters keep legends of country, soul music alive

...bluegrass album with Grammy-nominated producer Kent Wells, who has worked with several recording stars including Dolly Parton.Williams said most of the musicians working on the album come from Ricky Skaggs' Kentucky Thunder band including...

Rotary marks century in Augusta

...build a waterfall in Pendleton King Park.A big local initiative is literacy. The Rotary Club of Augusta partners with Dolly Parton's Imagination Library and pays for children from birth to age 5 to receive a new book each month. Additionally...

Georgia-based firm buys Harlem Globetrotters

...parks, aquariums and other attractions nationwide. Among its operations is a partnership with country singing star Dolly Parton for Dollywood and Dollywood's Splash Country in Tennessee. It also is an operating partner of Stone Mountain Park...

Ramblin' Rhodes: Fans of blues, Americana to welcome Buddy and Jim

...Nashville in a recording studio at Miller's Nashville-area home with Emmylou Harris, Patty Griffin, Gillian Welch and Dolly Parton supplying their talents as duet partners.He toured as lead guitarist and backing vocalist for Harris, Steve Earle...