February 2015

Blowing The Whistle: Author Amy Block Joy

Feb 18, 2015

Author Amy Block Joy joins host Matt Roessing on WRGC's Milledgeville Matters to talk about her books "Whistleblower" and "Retaliation," which chronicle Joy's attempts to shed light on a multi-million dollar fraud in a university program in California.

Jazz Classics: Trombone Greats

Feb 18, 2015

On this edition of WRGC's Jazz Classics, host Bob Wilson gives us a sampling of the great trombone players of the jazz era.

Old Capital Hosts "Dinner with Uncle Billy"

Feb 12, 2015

In November 1864, Gen. William Sherman led 32,000 Union troops into Milledgeville, the capital of Georgia, during his March to the Sea. The troops destroyed the arsenal and magazine and vandalized the Statehouse. This Feb. 26 - March 1, Georgia's Old Capital Museum Society will host a seated dinner and three-part drama describing the events as told by those who lived it.

Visiting Scholar Explores Central State's Untold Stories

Feb 12, 2015

Dr. Mab Segrest, the Martha Daniel Newell Visiting Scholar at Georgia College, is working to complete an extensive history of Central State Hospital in Milledgeville, once one of the largest mental institutions in the nation. On this edition of WRGC's Georgia College Connections, Dr. Segrest talks with host Daniel McDonald about her interest in the hospital's untold stories.

Building A Stronger Community

Feb 09, 2015

On this edition of WRGC's Business Casual, host Renee Fontenot welcomes Murali Thirumal, Executive Director of Habitat for Humanity Milledgeville-Baldwin County. Thirumal discusses the organization's focus on affordable housing in the Harrisburg community and how Habitat's work helps build a strong local economy.

Milledgeville Hosts Conference on the Americas

Feb 04, 2015

Scholars from across the state will gather in Milledgeville this weekend to discuss and debate issues ranging from politics to the environment. Georgia College is hosting the 18th annual Conference on the Americas. On this edition of Georgia College Connections, host Mike Wooten talks with conference organizer Anisio Martis dos Santos.

Andalusia Farm Hosts "February Four"

Feb 04, 2015

Sin, insanity, collards, Toni Morrison and Paris Trout will be among the Deep South topics discussed at the Tenth Annual “February Four” presentations celebrating the literary legacy of Flannery O’Connor at Andalusia Farm in Milledgeville.

Milledgeville Mayor Resigns

Feb 03, 2015

Richard Bentley has resigned as Milledgeville's mayor, citing health concerns and "difficulties" with his former insurance business.