SouthView: Features, lifestyle, arts and entertainment for metro Albany and Southwest Georgia

The Albany Herald's SouthView includes coverage of arts, entertainment, lifestyle, health and faith stories in metro Albany and Southwest Georgia. Regular features include columnists such as Mandy Flynn, "The Dixie Diva" Ronda Rich, "the Old Rocker" Barry Levine, Looking Back history by Mary Braswell and Creede Hinshaw on Faith, along with our Health & Fitness group -- Michele Moulton, Kirsten Lupinski, Mary Ganzel and Perry Buchanan. Friday Jam, our weekly music page, is here, along with our Gardener of the Month and Yard of the Month series. You also can find our weekly Community and Coming Up calendars. Contact us at (229) 888-9344 with story ideas.

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ASU students learn from guest speakers

Students in Albany State University’s School of Social Work class received a treat recently when two guest speakers attended their class and presented valuable information about their chosen field of study.

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RONDA RICH: She's out of control

THE DIXIE DIVA: A little advice gives a friend her just desserts

People who think they’re out of control have enough discipline to correct the problem. It’s the ones who don’t see that they have a problem who have a problem.

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Army Jazz Ambassadors launch 2014-15 ABAC Presents! series

The 19-member jazz ensemble will perform Tuesday at Tift County High School

Tuesday’s free concert opens ABAC’s 2014-15 performance series, which includes two theater peformances and three concerts.

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'Bottles and Brushes' art classes resume at ABAC museum

At the first class on Sept. 19, participants will re-create Curious Goat

Particpiants are invited to bring a favorite beverage to the art class.

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Albany Area Coming Up Calendar - Aug. 27-Sept. 3, 2014

The following is a list of events happening in the area this week.

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Albany Almanac - Aug. 28, 2014

Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area

Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area.

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EDDIE SEAGLE: Time to think about fall landscapes

GEORGIA CLIPPINGS: An alphabetical guide to getting ready for autumn

In preparing for autumn flowers and gardens, be sure to commit also to tending to them properly.

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LORAN SMITH: Necessity is the mother of re-invention

FEATURES COLUMN: Once the whaling capital of the world, Nantucket has adapted to change

Life on this cozy island, which was once the whaling capital of the world, is like a sumptuous smorgasbord that leaves you flummoxed over the choices you have.

Albany Almanac - Aug. 27, 2014

Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area

Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area.

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Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital wins Regional Hospital of the Year | VIDEO

Albany hospital choosen for award from 46 hospitals in South

Albany area Mended Hearts volunteers visit heart patients six to seven days a week. Volunteers also make follow up visits, phone calls and send emails to provide continuing to support and encouragement to patients and their families.

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Albany Marathon proceeds donated to Willson Hospice House

Eighth marathon brings in $20,000 for hospice

The 2014 event welcomed 1,472 registrants from 41 states and several countries including Austria, Canada and Venezuela on March 1. Of those who finished, 18.9 percent qualified for the Boston Marathon, officials said Tuesday.

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Albany woman launches Charity Selfie Challenge on social media | VIDEO

Kaley Hart hopes her new social media challenge will benefit Albany area charities and organzations

Kaley Hart, of Albany, says early reaction to her Charity Selfie challenge, which began Monday on her Facebook page, has been positive.

Albany Almanac - Aug. 26, 2014

Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area

Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area.

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Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital reviews medical applicants, onboarding pediatric hospitalist program

New pediatric hospitalist program to start at Albany hospital next week

Mention was made Monday of a pediatric hospitalist program that is about to come on board next week that officials say should result in more pediatric cases staying in Albany.

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