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Ramblin' Rhodes: Martell was the first black woman to appear on 'Opry'

...music and adopted as the state song.It is sung at the start of the annual Preakness leg of the Triple Crown horse races. The poet and editor's statue is in front of Sacred Heart Cultural Center.The game being played in the armory was between the Sacred...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-06-16/ramblin-rhodes-martel
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."

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-04-15/road-deal-was-inevitable
Inmate accused in 2002 unsolved Swainsboro homicide

...sisters who pushed for a renewed investigation of the Swainsboro slaying of the East Georgia College professor and published poet. The possibility Kirby would be released from prison was too much for the family to bear in silence.In 2004, a search warrant...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-05-27/inmate-accused-2002-un
Riverwalk to serve as backdrop for poets

...Jessye Norman Amphitheater, poets will gather to celebrate their...Saturday, was organized by Evans poet Reesee Willis. The event resulted...more receptive." Eighteen poets from Augusta and as far afield...excited about the participating poets, although she was forced to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/04/14/app_287218.shtml
Applause
Poets and would-be poets have many reasons to rhyme

...previous story looked at fiction writers. Next Sunday we'll explore getting work published. Augusta is full of poetry - and of poets who find that music of the mundane and bring it to life in the rhythm of their words. Jerrica Leavy writes of the daily pressures...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/10/29/ent_302974.shtml
Things to Do
Young poets sought for library system's contest

Young poets are invited to submit original works in a poetry contest sponsored by the East Central Georgia Library System. The second annual...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/04/03/ric_193090.shtml
Richmond Neighbors
Noted poets have very different outlooks on life

...Lythgoe read the works of two very different poets at the Aiken County Library on April 13. Mr...Brass and Holy Week , read verses by current poet laureate Charles Simic and Ted Kooser, who was poet laureate from 2004 to 2006. Mr. Simic "writes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/04/20/aik_195591.shtml
By the Book: Frances Mayes to visit Columbia County Library

...April 30 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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/life-style/2015-04-11/book-frances-mayes-visit
Westminster senior wins Best and Brightest award

...runners-up received $200 checks.The other senior nominees also had far-reaching talents and accomplishments, including poets, master class musicians, missionaries, expert "Rubik's Cubers" and instrument builders.Retired education consultant...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-05-14/westminster-senior-wins-b
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/life-style/2015-03-12/book-briefs