Road deal was inevitable

...route from Walton Way to Washington Road would make a ridiculous dogleg to the left. Par for the course, and citizens be hanged!As Bob Dylan, the folk-poet of a generation, said many years ago: "Money doesn't talk ? it swears."

The Artside: Hear artists explain work, bid on art at week's events

...workshops and readings to the GRU hill campus. Phil Klay, 2014 National Book Award winner; Aja Monet, award-winning performance poet and singer-songwriter; and Wiley Cash, New York Times best-selling author, will be the featured presenters and most events...

By the Book: Frances Mayes to visit Columbia County Library

...at 6 p.m. Laurel Blossom, Linda Lee Harper, Ed Wilson and several other notable local poets will share their work. Each poet will also give his or her favorite poem to a person attending. Perhaps one of the poems will be Spring by Edna St. Vincent...

Book briefs

Poet Melissa Tuckey will give a public reading at the Aiken Center for the Arts from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. March 26.Tuckey's...

Book notes

...study demonstrate in a tour de force of historical detective work," McPherson wrote.Poet wins Walt Whitman AwardNEW YORK - Sjohnna McCray, a prize-winning poet whose work has appeared in numerous journals, has won the Walt Whitman Award for best...

Easter miracle pierces darkness

...his cross and heard his final words. And now she came to honor him with a proper burial "while it was still dark." As the poet Milton put it, "no light but darkness visible."Mary, in facing the darkness, was actually profoundly living into her faith...

A new writers' conference in Augusta

...Faulkner.Aja Monet is such a talented poet, singer and lyrist that Harry Belafonte...to his native Barbados with his wife, poet and visual artist, Malaika Favorite...m. Details at poetrysocietysc.org, POET LAUREATE TIME? Edgefield, S.C., is...

New GRU doctoral degree will be a boon for allied health professionals

...new program not only will meet its projected targets but also significantly exceed them.I recall the words of the celebrated poet and scientist Johann Wolfgang von Goethe: "Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do." The...

The Artside: See, hear about artists' work at Aiken Center for Arts

...will spotlight Carol Fuller as the featured artist. NOTEWORTHY: Congratu lations to the Edgefield, S.C., Town Council for recognizing the literary talents of Laurel Blossom and naming her the city's first poet laureate. Well done.

Starkey Flythe, lauded Augusta writer and poet, dies at 78

Starkey Flythe Jr., an award-winning poet whose passion for short fiction led to a distinguished career...sophisticated writers, died Friday. He was 78. "Starkey was a fine poet and fiction writer, who should have been much more widely known...