Tag - history

At the core of “Hard, Hard Religion,” shared faith

Without a doubt, factors like race and class affect the way we view our society, but do they also affect the way we view our faith? Dr. John Hayes, associate professor of History, believes so. In his new book, “Hard, Hard Religion: Interracial Faith in the Poor South,” published by the University...

Vietnam veterans honored at Georgia War Veterans Nursing Home

In conjunction with the 50th Anniversary Commemoration of the Vietnam War, representatives with the Georgia Department of Veterans Service visited the Georgia War Veterans Nursing Home on Wednesday to present special certificates and commemorative lapel pins to dozens of residents in recognition of...

Augusta University dedicates new Arsenal Oak Friday

AUGUSTA, Ga. – Augusta University’s Arsenal Oak was a longtime symbol of Augusta’s roots and the rich history of its university. The famed 250-year-old oak was cut down in 2004 after succumbing to disease, but not before its acorns were gathered and sprouted by arborist George Barrett and nurtured...

GPB-Augusta showcasing homegrown performers in November

  AUGUSTA, Ga. – Performing artists Jessye Norman, Russell Joel Brown, Karen Brown and Wycliffe Gordon will share their personal journeys that took them from the streets of Augusta to stages across the globe in the 20-part series “Where I’m From,” broadcasting Nov. 2-27 on GPB-Augusta, WACG-FM...

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