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Table of Contents Volume 5, No. 3, October 12, 2005



On the Cover: Miriam Center, left, and Gail Skye Edeawo (photo by Jim Morekis)

News Cover Story


Women helping women



Letters to the Editor

City Notebook


News bits from around town

Jane Fishman 10

Cover Story 6


11 Creationism in camouflage?

Free Speech

Blotter 12 From SPD reports News of the Weird

13 Strange but true

Earthweek 14 Digital Diva

This week on your planet

15 New tech column


City Notebook 9

Art Patrol 16 Performing Arts 17

Corkscrew 19

Dreadful Pestilence THo Connect Savannah

Cuisine 18

Exhibits & openings

The GrapevineTHo Taylor’s whim of steel

Vibes Art Patrol 16

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Music Interview 20 Dave’s True Story Connect Recommends 21 Concerts of the week

23 Local gigs a la carte

Music Menu

Soundboard 26 Who’s playing and where

Film Now Showing

28 All the flicks that fit

The 411 Music Interview 20

Week at a Glance


Our best bets for cool stuff to do

Happenings 30 All the stuff, all the time Astroscope 44 What’s your sign?

Classifieds Weather 14 News from the sky Crossword Puzzle 35 Mental Fun Classifieds 45 They call it “junk,” you call it “couch”

Recommends 21

Staff Administrative


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Editorial Editor-in-Chief: Jim Morekis ( News Editor: Linda Sickler ( Music Editor: Jim Reed ( Contributing Writers: Aberjhani, Matt Brunson, Traci Dasher-Sullivan, John Delaney, Taylor Eason, Nadra Enzi, Jane Fishman, Robin Gunn, Bertha Husband, Ashley Jensen, Tom Parrish, Mark Thomas Photogs: Cheryl Digiovanni & Gene Witham

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Live Music: Friday, Oct. 14 - Phantom Wingo, 6-8pm; Swingin’ Medallions 8:45-11pm Saturday, Oct. 15 - Music begins at 4pm with the Positions; plus Hazzard County Band 6-7:30pm; Blues Brothers Revue 9-11pm Sunday, Oct. 16 - Hoops on the Hill with former Harlem Globetrotter Michael Douglas - Plus: Kids Carnival


Week at a Glance

THE 411|

compiled by Linda Sickler

Third Annual Pet Expo What: Activities for pets and their guardians, including contests. Pets must have current rabies vaccinations and be on a leash or in a pet carrier to attend. When: Saturday, Oct. 15 from 1-5 p.m. Where: Shady Pines Kennels, off Grove Point Road behind the 204 Animal Hospital. From Savannah Mall, stay on 204 past the GCO Carpet Outlet. Take the next left. You will see 204 Animal Hospital on your right and Southside Fire Department on your left. Go to the stop sign and turn left, then make an immediate right down the driveway. Follow the signs. Cost: Admission is free and there is no charge for entries in the pet contests. $10 charge for microchipping. A donation of $5 is requested for each Rally to Rescue collar/wristband set purchased. Call: 351-4151or visit

Speaking Bean Slam

What: Kodac Harrison will host this monthly spoken word event. He hopes to bring together old/young, black/white, male/female, gay/straight people who come together in the name of poetry. When: Oct. 13 at 7:30 p.m. Where: The Sentient Bean, 13 E. Park Ave. Call: 232-4447.

What: First held in 1958, this annual event allows Boy and Girl Scouts and Guides from all over the world speak to each other by means of Amateur (ham) Radio. Sponsored locally by Pack 115, Coastal Empire Council, Boy Scouts of America. Where: Coast Guard Station Tybee. When: October 15, 1-5 p.m.

Southern Car Customs Autofest What: This event will feature more than 100,000 square feet of elite vehicles, including cars, bikes, trucks, hot rods, sports cars, exotics and more. When: Oct. 15-16. Hours are 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday and noon to 7 p.m. on Sunday. Where: Savannah Cost: $15 per day, cash International Trade & Convention Center.C only, at the door.

Reel Savannah Presents Don’t Move

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Tybee Arts presents The Fantasticks (thru this weekend and the next)

SSU Academic Lecture Series

Dreadful Pestilence: Encountering Yellow Fever (thru October) What: This living history program dramatizes Savannah’s 1820 yellow fever epidemic. Set in part in the unrestored attic garret, the program takes visitors into areas of a house museum not ordinarily open to the public. When: Oct. 14, 15, 21, 22, 28 and 29 at 7:30 and 8:45 p.m. Where: Isaiah Davenport House Museum, 324 E. State St. Cost: $10 in advance for adults, $5 in advance for children ages 8-17, or $15 at the time of the performance. Not appropriate for children under 8. Call: 236-8097 or email Week at a Glance Sponsored by:

Sunday Oct. 16

What: Haunted by the memory of a love affair that ended in tragedy, Dr. Timoteo Rossi is forced to confront his past when his teen-aged daughter goes into a coma after an accident. The film won Italy’s Diamante at Cinema Awards for Best Film and Best Director, and earned Best Actress and Best Actor awards for its stars, Penelope Cruz and Sergio Castellitto. When: Oct. 16 at 7 p.m. Where: Lucas Theatre, Cost: $7.

What: A showcase of folk musicians and singers. From old-time to contemporary blues, there will be music for everyone. The festival will open Friday, Oct. 14 from 7-11 p.m. with a Folkfest in City Market. On Saturday, Oct. 15, an Old Time Country Dance will be held at Notre Dame Academy’s gymnasium with music provided by The Tune Dogs of Atlanta. On Sunday, Oct. 16 from 1-7 p.m., the Concert at the Roundhouse will be held at the Roundhouse Railroad Museum. Featured artists include Robin and Linda Williams and Their Fine Group, Jesse Colin Young, Kate Campbell, Jack Williams and Dana and Susan Robinson. Cost: Free. Call: 786-6953 or visit

What: Classic whimsical musical, directed by Bob Riedel. When: Oct. 14-16, 21,22 at 8 p.m. Where: Tybee City Hall. Cost: $14. Tickets at the door or Gallery by the Sea. Also online at

Saturday Oct. 15

What: A.W.O.L., Inc. is an organization of poets, hip-hop artists and performers whose goal is to promote and provide selfawareness to people of all ages within the community. When: Oct. 16 at 8 p.m. Where: The Sentient Bean, 13 E. Park Ave. Call: 232-4447.

Monday Oct. 17

What: Pedro Souto and Neila A. Holland-Noronha will present a lecture, Samba and Capoeira: Doing Business Brazilian Style, that will focus on Brazilian culture and business practices. When: Oct. 17 at 11 a.m. Where: Savannah State University’s Torian Auditorium, located in the Howard Jordan Business Building. Cost: Free and open to the public.

Savannah Reads Flannery What: A discussion of Flannery O’Connor’s story Revelation will take place at three different locations. When: Oct. 17 at 7 p.m. Where: Flannery O’Connor Childhood Home, 207 E. Charlton St.; the home of Dr. Preston Russell, 205 E. Gaston St.; and The Landings (call 598-1254 for location).

Spitfire Poetry Open Mic Night What: Spitfire Poetry Group hosts weekly spoken word open mic, hosted by “The Baby Girl,” April Dobbs. When: Oct. 19 at 9 p.m. Where: Club NV, above Il Pasticcio, corner of Broughton and Bull Streets. ◗

Wednesday Oct. 19

16th Annual Savannah Folk Music Festival (thru the weekend)

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Friday Oct. 14

What: The play An Apology for the Course and Outcome of Certain Events Delivered by Doctor John Faustus on This, His Final Evening was written by Mickle Maher and is directed by Sasha Travis. This apology will be Dr. Faustus’ attempt to atone for every single transgression and missed opportunity of his life and, since Dr. Faustus only has one hour left before he leaves Earth, he will need to work quickly. When: Oct. 14 and 15 at 8 p.m. Where: The Sentient Bean, 13 E. Park Ave. Call: 232-4447.

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Thursday Oct. 13

Savannah Actor’s Theatre Presents An Apology for the Course... (thru Saturday)

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Cover Story


by Aberjhani

THE FREQUENTLY CELEBRATED triumphs of media mogul Oprah Winfrey and increasing talk of Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton becoming the country’s first woman president could lead many to think American women at long last have achieved a social, economic, and political status equivalent to American men. From where Gale Sky Edeawo of Project Welcome Home and Miriam Center of the Daughters of Destiny Center stand, that conclusion would be wrong. Education, employment, parenting, and housing are issues common to both women and men. However, additional social factors like domestic violence, sexual abuse, discrimination, and health issues continue to place women at a disadvantage. Take, for example, the fact that some six million women, according to the National Organization for Women and various government agencies, are beaten every year by a husband or boyfriend. Of that number, some 1,500 result in death. Or consider that sociologists estimate more than one third of all female children suffer physical or sexual abuse. As adolescents, young adults, and more mature women, some 132,000 annually report being raped. Law enforcement agencies estimate the number of unreported rape cases more than doubles that number. Such a barrage of physical, psychological, and spiritual violence generates consequences. Sometimes they take the form of drug abuse, or sometimes long years in psychological therapy. At their most extreme, more and more, they take the form of retaliatory violence that includes “murder in self defense.” As women working to help other women survive debilitating conditions and thrive as healthy productive individuals, Edeawo and Center are local representatives of a growing national movement.

Project Welcome Home In 1998, Gale Sky Edeawo accepted an invitation from Linda Hill of the Savannah Runaway program to address a group of youth and employ her literacy coaching skills to help them utilize writing as a tool for coping with the frustrations of their lives. Edeawo discovered that many of their difficulties stemmed less from hardcore delinquency on behalf of the youth themselves than from the fact that many of their parents were incarcerated. The problem was bad enough when the imprisoned parent was a father no longer able to provide for his family; but it was far worse when the absent parent was a single mother no longer able to shelter, guide, or nurture her children. In fact, an estimated 200,000 children have mothers in jail and more than a million have incarcerated fathers. Unfortunately, the number of imprisoned women in the United States has risen steadily since the 1990s. The U.S. Bureau of Justice estimates that, on any given day, more than 100,000 women, whether mothers or not, are held in a prison or jail. Most are there for non-violent property crimes, drug abuse, or theft related to abuse issues. More than half have a history of having been physically or sexually abused. Of those released from jail annually, tens of thousands end up going back. “In Chatham County,” says Edeawo, “the rate of recidivism is 85 percent. And that’s way too high.” Especially when compared to a national average closer to 68 percent. Attempting to help break the cycle of children losing their mothers to prison, and women in general losing

Miriam Center, left, and Gail Skye Edeawo control of their lives to conditions likely to lead to prison, Edeawo joined a volunteer project to work with women inmates at the Chatham County Sheriff Complex. The life skills counseling she offered women behind the bars evolved, in January 2001, into an extended referral service called Project Welcome Home for women exiting prison and reentering society. “Project Welcome Home was actually created in Cell Block 2-C of the Chatham County Jail with the assistance of the female inmates who participated in my life skills class,” says Edeawo. “It was my idea and they said, ‘Yes, let’s go for it.’” In addition to moderating forums in which the women were able to express their feelings, she also helped them to improve their communication skills through writing letters, learn to manage anger, recognize different patterns and forms of addiction, and become more aware of relationship dynamics. The program also offered strategies to help women acquire essentials upon their release, including transportation, shelter, and employment. Even after obtaining these basic necessities, maintaining them could prove overwhelming. Edeawo’s role has often become an extended one, with clients seeking her counsel on everything from job interviews to where they should turn in emergency situations. Her unwavering commitment to them earned her the nickname “Mama Sky.” Among those obstacles women face upon leaving incarceration, Edeawo says housing is the most crucial. “We don’t have any halfway houses for women in Savannah and they usually don’t have any money to pay for lodging when they get out. So unless a family member

or friend is willing to take them in, they have nowhere to go,” says Edeawo. “A woman who’s a former offender is not eligible for low-income housing, or even average housing. If she can finally get some type of housing at all, it’s usually in a drug-infested area that’s unsafe for her kids, and unsafe for those women who are former addicts,” she says. “Women who can’t get shelter end up homeless. Then the same ones I started working with in the jail can become the ones I start working with at the Salvation Army, Interfaith Hospitality Network, Hope House, and many other places because they become destitute.” As if to underscore the significance of Edeawo’s work, her client Phyllis Brown paid an unscheduled visit to the Project Welcome Home office during our interview. The 47-year-old Brown met the 59-year-old Edeawo while incarcerated at the Chatham County Sheriff Complex and attending a substance abuse class. She discovered in Edeawo a role model and motivator. Brown credits Edeawo with motivating her to transform the writing and artwork she did as a hobby in jail into a serious professional goal. “In jail, I used my art and poetry to make greeting cards for other inmates because I found that what’s on the market didn’t really address the things we were feeling, or the things we needed to say to our families because of our situation,” Brown says. “Now I’d like to start a line of those kinds of cards. I’m also completing a book of poetry and I’ve started on an autobiography.” In addition, Brown is studying patient care technology at the Savannah College of Technology. Her determination to leave her past of addiction permanently behind her has allowed her to take on a more supportive role within her family of four adult children and nine grandchildren. Another client, 36-year-old Joyce Johnson, a mother of five, called during the interview. Johnson was released from a transitional facility in Atlanta in June 2004. Her story was less inspiring than Brown’s because she just received a week’s notice to vacate her apartment after falling behind on her rent. She explains that, “I was paying my rent fine until I fell behind because I got hired for a new job so I quit my old one. After I had quit my old job, the new employer said they did a background check and decided that they couldn’t hire me again even though I had already told them about my past before they hired me and before I quit my other job.” In her frustration, Johnson voices a dilemma that virtually every former inmate faces: “A lot of people don’t want to give us a chance because they’re afraid we’re going to steal from them or hurt them some kind’a way, but we have to have some kind of trust because if nobody gives us a chance, then we’re basically forced to make the same mistakes we made before.” Edeawo estimates that she has worked with more than 600 women, behind walls and outside of them, through Project Welcome Home. She continues to visit the prison at least once a month and also to assist in group sessions at the Drug Rehabilitation Center. Grants and donations from organizations and individuals have allowed her to acquire an office on Abercorn Street. In addition to being the founder and director of Project Welcome Home, Edeawo also participates in the Fraternal Order of Police, serves on the board of the Interfaith Hospitality Network Board, on the Regional Youth Detection Center’s Advisory Board, and works with many other organizations. She is, moreover, known as much for

7 her literary achievements as she is for her community activism. Even more than the funding that she says her organization needs, Edeawo maintains that what her clients need is a community more supportive of her efforts. She particularly stresses a critical need for more adult males to serve as mentors to at risk male youth. “If we don’t save the children we’re all going to be doomed because without them we have no future,” she says. For information on Project Welcome Home, call 920-9411.

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undergoing treatment at the Drug Rehabilitation Center. One artist who has already benefited from the center is Brenda Massie-Yates, who recently relocated to Savannah from New York and set up a studio in the facility. “I wasn’t sure how I was going to go about pursuing my art here,” says Massie-Yates, “so this worked out perfectly for me.” While she hopes to see Daughters of Destiny spread to different cities and communities, for the time being Center is content to see the nonprofit organization continue developing in Savannah. “This is my church, the Church for Women,” she says. “I’m a church lady (laughs).” For more information on Daughters of Destiny, call 663-0894. ◗

To comment in a letter to the editor, e-mail us at Aberjhani is co-author of the awardwinning Encyclopedia of the Harlem Renaissance and author of I Made My Boy Out of Poetry.

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and became suicidal. Upon joining Center’s group, she regained enough self esteem to file and win a suit against her former employer for several million dollars. As the meetings continued, transferring to Center’s home, the issues they addressed expanded until Center found herself confronting battered wives, sexually abused daughters, victims of gender discrimination, women addicts, and others whose lives had been somehow derailed. The platform provided by Daughters of Destiny, in Center’s terms, could help these women heal their wounded souls. In doing so, they could then heal, or more greatly fulfill, their individual lives. In 1998, she moved from Los Angeles to Atlanta, where she established another branch of Daughters of Destiny. Five years later, her spiritual journey brought her back to Savannah. She again started holding meetings in her home. The location for the meetings changed after Center acquired a small house at 12 E. 41st Street and opened its doors to the public in April. In addition to the weekly Monday night meetings, Daughters of Destiny hosts and promotes women artists, and participates in the monthly First Friday open hoses with the Starland Dairy group. Center also takes her message of hope and renewal once a week to those

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Every Monday night at Savannah’s newly founded Daughters of Destiny Center, founder Miriam Center rings a chime, leads a group of women in prayer, and recites a text intended to strengthen women’s self image and general sense of empowerment. Recently at such a meeting she read a passage from Melody Beattie’s Journey to the Heart, encouraging women to exercise greater self-love. “Women are afraid of loving themselves,” says Center. “They’re so used to being caretakers that they don’t even realize that they have the right to love themselves. That’s why they’re so codependent and want somebody else to give them the love.”

Center’s quest to help women live more fulfilling lives began in the late 1980s, when at the age of 50 she got in her car and drove solo from Savannah to California. The move was part of a major spiritual rebirth that included the dissolution of a 30-year marriage and closing her successful real estate company. Although she had lost her oldest son, she raised two others to adulthood and recently become a grandmother, but felt her life remained incomplete. With the establishment of Daughters of Destiny in Los Angeles, she found the missing piece to the puzzle of her existence. “Although I didn’t know it at the time, I was making a life passage which would encompass all women in transition,” Center says. “Wouldn’t it be nice, I thought, if there was a network for women assisting each other, when their families were unwilling, or were unable to hear and help them.” The powerful significance of what she had stumbled upon became more evident as she interacted with different women in diverse, yet similar, situations. The first Daughters of Destiny meeting was held in the home of a former nightclub performer who had abandoned her career to marry a Hollywood executive, become a mother, then developed agoraphobia (fear of the outdoors). Another woman had been a college professor who unexpectedly lost her job




Letters to the Editor: Connect Savannah prints letters from across the spectrum of ideas. Printing a letter does not necessarily imply our endorsement of the opinions expressed therein. Letters may be edited for space and clarity.. • E-mail: • Snail mail to: 1800 E. Victory Dr., Suite 7, Savannah, GA 31404 • Fax: 231-9932

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Liberals aren’t blameless Editor, As a regular reader of your paper, the first thing I turn to is either the letters or the opinion section. While reading Doug Wyatt’s column, it was blatantly obvious that this column was a spoof. I’m surprised more people didn’t pick up on that. Why? Because in the four-plus years that I have read your paper I don’t recall seeing any kind of Republican/conservative viewpoint printed in the Connect opinion page. Secondly, Doug’s column was written from such an overtly ignorant point of view, it could only suggest that the author’s true contempt was not for the people who were affected by Katrina, but for those who might vote Republican. This leads me to your follow-up Letter from the Editor and the apparent lack of political discourse our country is undergoing. Are “liberals” really that innocent of agitating their nemesis? Your suggestion that someone (like me) who listens to Rush Limbaugh (Ben Bennett is way too early for me), or watches Bill O’Reilly or Sean Hannity (you forgot his “liberal” co-host Alan

Combs, who does provide a balance to the show), might actually agree with the elementary ramblings of your “conservative columnist” is insulting. It goes to show that you have as much insight into Republicans, as a whole, as you think they have about Democrats. While all the aforementioned personalities have played the blame game, Limbaugh, O’Reilly, and Hannity haven’t been entirely forgiving of the president’s handling of the Katrina situation. Problems were abounding from the start, on all levels, and from a variety of reasons; no one is guilt free. So, don’t speak as if “liberals” are the downtrodden that never get taken seriously or get their fair say. While the word “liberal” might mean tolerant or broadminded, it also has come to mean antiRepublican; the latter doesn’t make one the former. J. Stevens

Pay raises smell fishy Editor, The Savannah Morning News had an article about the raise that county manager Russ Abolt received. I want to

see the rest of the story. Mr. Abolt gave all of his department heads big fat merit raises that were not in the budget. Some were over 7 percent. None of the employees got a merit raise. In fact, the county hasn’t given the employees a merit raise in years. So, why do the department heads get them? When did the commission approve them? Now, all employees have gotten a 3 percent cost of living adjustment. The department heads and Mr. Abolt are getting this on top of their merit raises. How fair is that? Some department heads will end up with better than 10 percent raises. Cheyenne Arizona

Why give cops free PR? Editor, Regarding “Night Patrol,” Oct. 5 issue: I don’t know why taxpayers are funding a public relations department for the Savannah Police when Jim Morekis does the same job for free. Andrew Escobar

Connect is good competition Editor, I would gladly pay for a subscription for a competing left-leaning publication to Savannah’s right-leaning daily paper. I do not, and will not pay for the Savannah Morning News. I visit their online site simply to check for news of local interest. If Connect Savannah could hire staff to cover local news and obits, I would gladly forego all association with the Morning News and Anyway, thanks! And keep up the good work! Steve Gavigan Editor’s Note: Speaking of subscriptions, for those outside our free circulation area subscriptions are $78 per year, which is our cost to mail the paper out. Send a check or money order to 1800 E. Victory Dr., Suite 7, Savannah, GA, 31404.


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9 Every day students will hear the ”SAT word of the day” along with the morning announcements. “These aren’t necessarily the exact words that will be on the SAT test, but they’re typical SAT words,” Nelson says. At the other end of the scale, SAT study courses are offered to students. They also can take advantage of SAT workshops held on Saturdays. Nelson estimates that 95 percent of Savannah Arts Academy students attend college. (Linda Sickler)

Patrol finds crashed plane

Cut-a-thon raises $11,000

The single occupant of the aircraft had survived with no apparent injuries. (Jim Morekis)

Creative Coast wins award The Creative Coast Initiative (TCCi) received an award late last month from the International Economic Development Council (IEDC) at that group’s annual conference in Chicago. “Economic development pursuits have always played an invaluable role in strengthening the nation's economy one locality at a time, and as our country faces challenges ranging from an elevated national debt to a declining yet still significant unemployment rate, these efforts take on an even greater importance," said Steven J. Budd, IEDC chairman. "The award honors pace-setting organizations in economic development, an excellent example of which is The Creative Coast Initiative." (Jim Morekis) ◗

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In the early morning of Sept. 29, the Savannah Composite Squadron of the the Civil Air Patrol located the wreck‘Wonderwoman’ prepares to cut hair at benefit age of a single engine airplane which had crashed during the night near Guyton in Effingham County. The Savannah Squadron’s Cessna 172 with Captain Bob Olson as pilot and Sunday’s “Cutting Pledge” hurricane Lieutenant Colonel Don Wheeler, Jr. as relief benefit raised $11,307 for the observer, took off from the SavannahAmerican Red Cross, organizers say. Hilton Head International Airport and Stylists from B Street Salon, Greener began a grid search pattern while two Grass Salon, Liberty 6 Salon, and Salon Civil Air Patrol ground teams accompaDe La Vita hosted outdoor cutting chairs nied by Effingham County Sheriff's conwhile patrons listened to live music by verged on the search area. local performers. Tango, Gallery The wreckage of the heavily damaged Espresso and the Lions Club offered plane was located in an inverted position food and beverages. on a privately owned grass landing strip. Other local businesses involved in the relief effort Sunday were 24e, Applebee’s, Bella Mia, bodo, Bleubelle, Brighter Day, Broughton Street Guesthouse, Café Loco, Car Spa, The Christmas Shop, Circa Lighting, Essi Dance Studio, Flip Flop Spray Tans, Gaucho, J.Parker LTD, James Hogan, Jazzd Tapas, John Davis Florist, Juarez, Kathy Rich, Momentum Pilates,The Mansion on Forsyth Park, Paris Market & Brocante, Savannah Sand Gnats, Savannah Sweets, Shady Pines Canine Cuts, Terra Cotta, Thunderbird Inn, Two Sisters, Two Smart Cookies and Vanilla View from the crash site Day Spa. (Jim Morekis)

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EIGHTY YEARS after the famous Scopes “Monkey” Trial, the antievolution forces have regrouped. Today, the battle in Dover, Penn., is over the teaching of “intelligent design,” the view that life is so complex it must be the product of a higher intelligence. The central issue under debate is whether intelligent design is, in fact, a genuine scientific theory or merely a disguised form of religious advocacy -creationism in camouflage. Proponents of intelligent design aggressively market their viewpoint as real science, insisting it is not religiously based. Writes one leading advocate, Michael Behe: “The conclusion of intelligent design flows naturally from the data itself -- not from sacred books or sectarian beliefs.” Proponents of intelligent design claim that Darwinian evolution is a fundamentally flawed theory -- that there are certain complex features of living organisms evolution simply cannot explain, but which can be explained as the handiwork of an “intelligent designer.” Their viewpoint is not religiously based, they insist, because it does not require that the “intelligent designer” be God. “Design,” writes another leading proponent, William Dembski, “requires neither magic nor miracles nor a creator.” Indeed, “design” apparently requires surprisingly little of the designer’s identity: “Inferences to design,” contends Behe, “do not require that we have a candidate for the role of designer.” According to its advocates, the designer responsible for intelligent design in biology could be any sort of “creative intelligence” capable of engineering the basic elements of life. Some have even seriously nominated advanced space aliens for the role. Their premise seems to be that as long as they don’t explicitly name the designer -- as long as they allow that the designer could be a naturally existing being, a being accessible to scientific study -- that this somehow saves their viewpoint from the charge of being inherently religious in character. But does it? Imagine we discovered an alien on Mars with a penchant for bio-engineering. Could such a natural being fulfill the requirements of an “intelligent designer”? It could not. Such a being would not actually account for the complexity that design proponents seek to explain. Any natural being capable of “designing” the complex features of earthly life would, on their premises, require its own designer.

If design can be inferred merely from observed complexity, then our purported Martian “designer” would be just another complex being in nature that supposedly cannot be explained without positing another designer. One does not explain complexity by dreaming up a new complexity as its cause. By the very nature of its approach, intelligent design cannot be satisfied with a designer who is part of the natural world. Such a designer would not answer the basic question its advocates raise: it would not explain biological complexity as such. The only designer that would stop their quest for a design explanation of complexity is a designer about whom one cannot ask any questions or who cannot be subjected to any kind of scientific study -- a designer that transcends nature and its laws -- a designer not susceptible of rational explanation. In short: a supernatural “designer.” Its advertising to the contrary notwithstanding, intelligent design is inherently a quest for the supernatural. Only one candidate for the role of designer need apply. Dembski himself -- even while trying to deny this implication -- concedes that “if there is design in biology and cosmology, then that design could not be the work of an evolved intelligence.” It must, he admits, be that of a “transcendent intelligence” to whom he euphemistically refers as “the big G.” The supposedly nonreligious theory of intelligent design is nothing more than a crusade to peddle religion by giving it the veneer of science -- to pretend, as one commentator put it, that “faith in God is something that holds up under the microscope.” The insistence of intelligent design advocates that they are “agnostic regarding the source of design” is a baitand-switch. They dangle out the groundless possibility of a “designer” who is susceptible of scientific study -in order to hide their real agenda of promoting faith in the supernatural. Their scientifically accessible designer is nothing more than a “gateway god” -- metaphysical marijuana intended to draw students away from natural, scientific explanations and get them hooked on the supernatural. No matter how fervently its salesmen wish intelligent design to be viewed as cutting-edge science, there is no disguising its true character. It is nothing more than a religiously motivated attack on science, and should be rejected as such. ◗

Keith Lockitch, Ph.D. in physics, is a junior fellow at the Ayn Rand Institute ( in Irvine, Calif. To comment, e-mail us at

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Do memories burn at 451 degrees, too? loving and supportive, my mother was never big with compliments. “I can’t believe you’re so smart,” she continues in a vein she never took when she had her full capabilities. “I can’t believe you’re my daughter.” The next week we had the same conversation. “Want to know what page I’m on?” she asked. Sure. “Hold on a second, I’ll find out,” she said, putting the phone down. “Page 104.” The next week she’s still reading. But this time, she has a bone to pick with me. “You could have at least told me you wrote this,” she said. When I insisted I had, she disagreed. We went on and on like that for a few more weeks before I finally threw her the bone she wanted and said, “OK, maybe you’re right. Maybe I never did tell you.” Without missing a beat, she came back with a gleeful, “Aha! I knew it!” You know what? Four years is a long time ago. Maybe I did forget to tell her. ◗

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But what struck me most -- besides jumping on a trampoline as part of his exercise routine -- is the room he reserves for file cabinets of memorabilia and/or minutia -- chits, lists, names, schedules, programs, brochures and other assorted written items. “My biggest fear is forgetting,” he said. So I’m not alone. During my last trip to Southfield, Mich., where my 91-year-old mother is living -- almost totally in the present, forget the past, why worry about the future -- I was fishing through her remaining five drawers for something to do. That’s when I found a copy of a book of newspaper columns I put together four years ago. For no particular reason, I set the book I call Everyone’s Gotta Be Somewhere out on my mother’s couch, which in this phase of her life has become her office, her library, her studio, her universe. A few weeks later during our weekly Sunday morning phone conversations, she said, “I’m reading your book. It’s really good!” “Thank you,” I reply, a little surprised yet pleased at the late compliment. While

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I have no idea where I heard the book referenced. I forgot to “save” it and since, as a matter of course, I try to “trash” everything at the end of the day, the reference is lost. I think it was on radio. Maybe Garrison Keillor and his daily noontime show, The Writer’s Almanac, an absolute breath of fresh air between the psychotic treadmill of bungled bureaucracy, fears of flu and greed in high office. Back to Bradbury. During some mention of the book, which I read in high school and again in college, the commentator reminded us that 451 degrees is the temperature at which paper burns. My thought was this: Did I know that? If I did, I could not pull it up from the past. While the main point of the book was retrievable, the detail of the title was lost, gone, deleted, canceled, dragged to the trash can. Which makes me wonder how many other things are or will be lost. I felt slightly better after reading a blip about Bill Maher, the iconoclastic humorist formerly of “Politically Incorrect.” It was a silly magazine snapshot about his opulent and singular life.

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THERE’S A LOT TO keep up with these days. I need more memory. I want a delete key, better hardware, bumped up megahertz, an improved search function. If I call one of those service operators in India or Pakistan and wait on the line for 30 minutes, can I get some help? Was it just last November that Bush bullied his way back into office? Please, tell me I’m wrong. It feels as if we’ve been dealing with his mishigas for a decade. If I didn’t know that most years go by like minutes and some days like years, I’d say that 2008 feels like a lifetime away. “Don’t worry,” I say to someone under 30 who finds he or she has forgotten something. “It only gets worse.” Just the other day I heard some kind of reference to Fahrenheit 451, that fantastic Ray Bradbury book about the burning of books. Before you Google the title, I’ll remind you the date it was written: 1953. Can you believe it? Just remembering the book, I know it’s a must reread.


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A suspect that was arrested for burglarizing a church last year has been arrested for allegedly burglarizing the same church once again. On Oct. 4, police were called to St. Francis Episcopal Church on the report of a burglary. A suspect was seen leaving the scene on a bicycle. Officers “discovered evidence that the suspect had left a sleeping bag and other personal items in a room in the church.” Burglary detectives gathered enough evidence to identify John Scheffler, age 17, as the burglar. Two days later detectives arrested Scheffler at a friend’s house on Juanita Drive on Whitemarsh Island. Scheffler was arrested on December 21, 2004 for a burglary at the same church.

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• Police were dispatched to Waldburg and Jefferson streets in reference to a man with a gun who appeared to be attempting to break into a vehicle, and a woman who was seen running from him and screaming. Several units raced to into the area, and a man at the scene flagged down one of the officers and pointed out the vehicle in question. He said the suspect tried to steal the car, but could not get it started. A woman then approached police and said she went outside when she heard the woman scream for help. She said she saw two men at the vehicle and said the woman was running away from both of them. She confirmed that one of the men had a gun and said the victim was in a nearby residence. The victim told police that she pulled up in her car, walked up to the house, knocked on the door, then turned around towards the street. The two men approached her, grabbed her keys out of her hand, pulled her off the porch and away from the door. She told them to take the vehicle, but they said, ”No, we want you, too.” She said one man pointed a gun at her as they pulled her towards the vehicle. She said the man with the gun got into the front seat, while the other man opened the side door and attempted to push her inside. She said the men looked up when they saw someone walking a dog and let go of her long enough for her to get away. She then ran towards Jefferson Street, screaming ”Help me” and attempting to flag down a passing vehicle. Another witness said he heard a knock at his door and asked who it was. When no one answered, he looked out the window and saw one of the suspects attempting to get the woman into the car. He got his dog and went outside, causing the men to release the woman.

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• Police were dispatched to Broughton and Lincoln streets in reference to a report of a man and woman who were walking east on Broughton Street and appeared to be intoxicated. One officer observed the woman squatting with her pants pulled down around her knees. The officer asked the woman why she was urinating in public. She slurred that she had to go to the bathroom, and then asked where she was supposed to go. The woman smelled strongly of alcohol, and the officer asked if she’d been drinking. She did not answer, but the man she was with said he thought she had consumed alcohol earlier. The woman was placed in handcuffs. She became belligerent, and was arrested and charged with public drunkenness. • A man walking his dog on Highland Drive said a woman on a motor scooter drove toward him, passed him, then made a U-turn and approached him from behind, driving west in the eastbound lane. He said as she passed him, the handlebar of the scooter struck him on the rear of his upper-right arm. He said the woman then cursed him and told him to keep his dog out of her yard. He called police to report the incident, but did not remain on the scene because he was walking his dog. He said he eventually went to court to obtain a warrant and found he needed a police report in order to prosecute. He said he received no lasting injury, but is afraid of the woman. Police talked with a witness, who said he was driving east on Highland Drive that day. The witness said he saw the woman drive extremely close to the victim. The suspect admitted she was riding the scooter, but did not admit striking the victiml. She said they did not get along and that he cursed at her. ◗


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Roy Singfield’s Trample Fetish Club was set to open in late September or early October in Norwich, England, with a specialty of providing dominatrixes to walk on top of submissive clientele in a

Rochester, N.H., physician Terry Bennett has been scheduled for a December disciplinary hearing by the State Board of Medicine, based on a complaint that he much too bluntly warned an obese female patient to lose weight or face health and love-life problems (comments that allegedly caused her emotional distress). Said Bennett, “I tried to get her attention.” Also, a 2001 complaint against Bennett, which had been dismissed, was revived by the board for the December hearing; he had allegedly told a patient in poor health following brain surgery that she might as well buy a gun and end her suffering.

Improbable Collisions A 28-year-old motorcyclist was hospitalized in Elkhart, Ind., in August after he was unable to avoid a refrigerator that was mysteriously lying on a well-lighted street in nearby Nappanee at 2:30 a.m. And a motorist was hospitalized in Madison, Wis., in July when he veered off the road slightly and accidentally rammed a dishwasher that had been left on the sidewalk. And on Interstate 295

Least Competent Criminals Whatever Happened to the Concept of Keeping a Low Profile? Sonja Aguirre, 18, was arrested in Greenwood Village, Colo., in March when, while allegedly carrying 265 pounds of marijuana worth an estimated $500,000, she decided to save a few steps and park in a handicap space. And Edgar Galvan, 28, and Jose Clark, 27, were arrested in Orlando, Fla., in July when, though allegedly carrying 550 pounds of marijuana, they nonetheless hauled it in an SUV with an expired license plate. And, according to police in Dayton, Ohio, in August, a man and a teenager, who were intending to rob a marijuana-growing couple of their large inventory, were arrested shortly beforehand when they tried to save a few bucks by shoplifting pantyhose (to wear as disguises in the robbery) from a Rite Aid drug store.

Well-Stated (1) Broward County (Fla.) school board member Robin Bartleman, explaining in July why she finally accepted an elementary school’s new policy of no running on the playground: “To say ‘no running’ on the playground seems crazy, but your feelings change when you’re in

a closed-door meeting with lawyers.” (2) The costume designer for the new movie “Superman Returns,” explaining in September (in Newsweek) her toughest problem: “There was more discussion about Superman’s ‘package’ than anything else on the suit. Was it too big? Was it not big enough? Was it too pointy? Too round?” (3) The child-targeted advertising slogan for Tomamasu Corp.’s new nonalcoholic beverage “Kidsbeer” (which looks and foams like beer but is actually a cola): “Even kids cannot stand life unless they have a drink.”

Paranormal Blues According to an August report in The Guardian, British UFO sightings have fallen dramatically in the last few years, say prominent extraterrestrial-watchers in Cumbria County, England (which has seen a drop-off from 40 sightings in 2004 to none in the first seven months of 2005, although sightings continue to come in from elsewhere in the country). Explanations include a post-Sept. 11 worry about Earthbound threats, as well as the end of the TV series “The X Files.” Furthermore, in August, British bookmakers told Independent Television News that betting action on whether Elvis Presley is alive has almost completely disappeared. Said bookie Rupert Adams, “It is perhaps the end of an era.” ◗

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near Westville, N.J., in August, a modular house (being transported by a truck) accidentally smacked into an abandoned SUV on the side of the road, knocking it into woods.

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More Weird Mating Habits: The longest-lasting copulation, according to University of Arizona biologist John Alcock (interviewed for an August Knight Ridder story), is that of the lowly “stick insect” (of the phasmida family), which goes on for several months at a time, even though, he said, it is “not clear this is welcome to the female.” The male attaches himself to the female’s back, which allows her to continue with her daily routine during the mating, while also discouraging competitor males. According to other biologists, some ticks spend up to eight hours on what resembles foreplay, and butterflies, snakes and houseflies can also go on for hours. At Northern Ireland’s Belfast Zoo in September, Phoebe the chimp and two others managed to climb out of their compound, and armed security guards had to come round them up. In an effort to frighten the animals into submission, they fired shots into the air, and according to the reporter for The Guardian newspaper, the chimps not only became docile at the sound of gunfire, but they put their hands up. In September, veterinarian Jon-Paul Carew of the Imperial Point Animal Hospital in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., surgically removed a 13-inch-long serrated knife that had been swallowed by Elsie, a 6-month-old St. Bernard puppy, and the dog is now doing fine. The blade was lodged between her esophagus and stomach for about four days and was detected by an X-ray. Said Elsie’s owner, “She wants to eat everything and anything.”

variety of shoes and boots (but supposedly with no sex involved). Singfield planned a Trample Room, a Crush room, and a Smoothing room (where the master sits on the client’s head), with memberships starting at the equivalent of about $225 annually. Several psychics are hard at work advising Australian business executives, providing such things as “intuitive diagnostics” of personnel systems and detecting “blockages” of the organizational structure (for hourly fees as high as the equivalent of US$290), according to a June report in Sydney’s Sunday Telegraph. Psychic Sally de Beche advises clients based on her “holographic images” of the business cycle, and another, Stacey Demarco, a self-described “witch” (and author of the book “There’s a Witch in the Boardroom”), builds business networks that she terms “covens.” A September sidewalk protest of a Henderson, Nev., Wal-Mart by the United Food and Commercial Workers (which seeks to unionize Wal-Mart, whose notoriously low wage structure is blamed by the union for low wages across the supermarket industry) was staffed by temporary workers hired by UFCW to picket in the hot sun for $30 for a five-hour shift. Said one picketer to the Las Vegas Weekly, “It don’t make no sense, does it? We’re sacrificing for the people who work in there, and they don’t even know it.”

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In September, nine-year veteran weathercaster Scott Stevens of KPVI-TV in Pocatello, Idaho, resigned to pursue his obsession of proving that the massiveness of Hurricane Katrina must have been caused by a Russian-made electromagnetic generator employed by the Japanese Yakuza in retaliation for the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in 1945. The “patterns and odd geometric shapes” in the sky are “unmistakable” evidence, according to his Web site, that “our weather has been stolen from us.” Station manager Bill Fouch said that Stevens was great at forecasting local conditions and that he was sorry to lose him.


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by Steve Newman • Mudslides, flooding and torrential rains from Hurricane Stan killed at least 130 people in Central America and Mexico. • A long stretch of Baja California received rainfall and gusty winds from passing Hurricane Otis. • The southeastern U.S. was drenched by Tropical Storm Tammy.

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Warmer Warming One of the world’s foremost research centers for climate 4.1 prediction warned 4.4 3.0 that global warming will Tammy change the Earth’s climate more rapidly than ever beOtis fore in recent history. Stan 5.2 Researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Meteorology in Hamburg, 5.0 Germany, predict the global temperature could rise by 5.7 up to 7 degrees Fahrenheit by the end of the century, causing sea level to rise by almost a foot. The new model used to create the latest projections included Week Ending October 7, 2005 new findings about the effects of aerosols and the inAugust peak of the tourist season coinfluence of Earth’s carbon cycle. The cides with the hatching period for the turcenter says the results confirm decades tles, of which only one in 1,000 survives of speculations that humans are fueling to adulthood. global warming through their unprecedented influence on the environment.


Tourist Threat The WWF conservation group accused Greece of pushing a unique marine turtle toward extinction by allowing uncontrolled tourist development on the island of Zakynthos. In a statement from its Geneva headquarters, WWF said there had been “irreparable damage” to the turtle’s habitat in the Zakynthos National Marine Park over the past summer due to the tourist flow. It cited local businesses setting up illegal bars, restaurants, parking areas and umbrellas on key turtle nesting sites. WWF said that tourists had been allowed to interfere with nesting turtles at night and nests were often trampled. The Marine Park typically hosts between 800 and 1,100 loggerhead turtle nests from May to the end of July. The

Two moderate earthquakes that struck southern Peru in rapid succession injured at least 10 people as 300 adobe houses collapsed in the Andean region of Moquegua. • Earth movements were also felt in northwest Colombia, Tonga, Taiwan, northern Japan’s Hokkaido Island, northwest Sumatra, Jordan, northern Argentina, northern Colorado, central California and metropolitan Los Angeles.

Eruptions El Salvador’s Ilamatepec volcano roared back to life for the first time in more than a century, killing two people and forcing more than 2,000 others to flee their homes. The volcano first belched thick

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plumes of ashes, then began casting hot rocks and ash from its crater. Police said at least seven people were injured by the falling incandescent stones. • Late reports from Ethiopia’s Afar region say that about 50,000 nomads were displaced by the Sept. 26 eruption of Mount Erta Ale (Arteale). Large areas of land used for grazing are now covered by lava.

Vast stretches of the Amazon rain forest are at their driest in living memory, and Brazilian scientists say it is the direct result of the severe hurricane season in North America. “There is no rain here because the air is descending, which prevents the formation of clouds,” said Ricardo Dellarosa, of the Amazon Protection Organization in Manaus. He added that the air over his country is descending because air is rising with great intensity in the North Atlantic basin, creating the recent storms and hurricanes. Rivers and lakes across the Amazon basin are drying up, isolating many communities that are accessible only by boat.

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Typhoon Longwang killed two people and injured 53 others on Taiwan before inflicting further death and destruction on Mainland China. The storm later destroyed 5,400 houses and crops on more than 64,000 acres of farmland in China’s Fujian province. Nearly 60 Chinese police trainees were missing after mountain torrents, swollen by the storm, swept away two academy buildings. • Tropical Cyclone 03B drenched Calcutta and other areas of India’s West Bengal state.

Eleven elephants perished after being caught in a bush fire in South Africa’s Pilanesberg National Park. The elephants fled the flames only to become trapped in a mountainous ravine. Survivors were anesthetized and taken by truck to a nearby reserve. Park manager Peter Leitner said it was the saddest thing he’d ever seen in his 20 years of conservation work. “The little ones obviously are closer to the ground, so they got burned on the soft skin of their bellies, under their legs and on their faces and around their eyes,” he said. ◗




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How can I setup Outlook to send mail from certain people to specified folders, or specific subjects?

Here at the Diva Institute, we get this question a lot (grin). Microsoft Outlook Express includes a strong feature that allows users to filter out junk mail or “spam” mail. Creating message rules can also aid in organizing all that e-mail. You can use rules to routinely move email to a specified folder or to delete email from a chosen sender or victim. To define a new rule in Outlook Express: 1. Go to Tools > Message Rules. You will get a dialogue box where you can click on New to define a new rule. 2. After clicking on New, you will get a dialogue box that allows you to check the options that you want to apply. For example, you can choose to move all messages from to a folder called D-Day. You will always specify a condition and then an action. For example, where the from line contains evilpublisher is a condition. The action would be move it to the D-Day folder. Joking. I like my publisher. I like my editor even better. It’s also a good idea to give your rules a name, such as move folder publisher, etc. This will allow you to find the rule later should you need to adjust it or do away with it. When you are in there checking out the rules you will see a lot of options you can choose from. If you receive a lot of email it’s great to utilize.

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You can also use this to help filter spam as well and clock senders — for example: To block a sender: Outlook Express 5 and 6 also include a Block Senders function to prevent mail sent from specified addresses from entering your mailbox at all. On the Message menu, click Block Sender. Click Yes to delete all messages in your Inbox from this particular sender. This also adds the sender to your blocked senders list. To edit your blocked senders list: On the Tools menu, highlight Message Rules and click Blocked Senders List. For edits, select a blocked sender and click Modify. For deletions, select a blocked sender and click Remove. For additions, click Add. Type in the e-mail address and click OK. Click OK to save your changes. You can use these rules to fight that spam Viagra — though now they are getting tricky with the ascii art trick. (Spelling it out large in numbers and letters). But you can look at the body of these e-mails and basically find something to block. Be careful with what you choose to block as you could block out words that a friend could send. If you’re a guy you may not want to block out “hot sexy chicks wearing...” It’s up to you. I prefer to not receive those particular messages, myself. Microsoft Outlook that comes bundled with Office 2003 is better with automatically junking a lot of mail. However, I have had messages from valid senders land in my junk mail. If you have had that problem, highlight the message and un-junk them. Spam has gotten more and more ridiculous, so there’s new software to block it, then the spammers change their malicious ploys. It’s The Cycle of Spam. That would be a really good name for a horror movie, by the way. ◗

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RULES. EVERYONE BREAKS THEM. Have you ever gone to the gas station and parked in the “no parking zone” right beside the front door? Hey, you only needed to run in and grab a drink anyway, right? I often wonder if I will ever get a ticket for that. Sometimes gas stations are so packed you have no choice. The gas station also educated me on the rule regarding departing the gas pump to drive forward and park to run in and pay — you are supposed to leave your door open with your foot hanging out, so they don’t think for even a second you are about to bail on paying. Bet you didn’t know that! Parking? On that note — you know how aggravating it is when you’re at packed event and think you have found that great parking spot only to realize there’s a motorcycle there. I like motorcycles, but they love to trick ya’. On to some mail rules...


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compiled by Jim Morekis R. Land -- Atlanta–based artist presents solo exhibition of never-before-seen work at Gallery Espresso, 234 Bull St., Oct. 6-Nov. 5. Opening party Saturday, Oct. 15, 7-11 p.m. Carolyn Neely -- Open house at Remshart Row Studio and Gallery, 106 W. Jones St. Recent work by Neely, Sharon Eswine, Beth Logan, Ron Fagin, Debbie Helmken, Charmaine West, Betsy Freeman, Lynne Harris, Lydia Spears and Sally Brown. Reception Oct. 16 4-7 p.m.

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Work by R. Land at Gallery Espresso ‘Tattoo You’ -- Tattoo imagery and style at DesotoRow Gallery, Bull & 41st. Show runs Oct. 13-26, with a reception Fri. Oct. 14, 7-9p.m.

‘Lifetime Achievement Award’ -- SCAD presents work by video artist Slater Bradley at Red Gallery, 201 E. Broughton St., beginning Oct. 7. Free and open to the public.

‘Someone You Might Know… in Savannah’ -- New photos by Jennylyn Pawelski, exhibited in the space at 322 West Broughton St. Oct. 14-16. Opening reception Oct .14 6-10 p.m. Sat. Oct. 15 at 9 p.m. free Superhorse. Open noon-6 p.m. all three days.

‘Tug of War’ -- Show at Starland features work by Curtis Ames, Richard Bjornseth, Natalie Bray, Penny Brice, Worthy Evans, Mellissa Frangias, Wendy Fosterwelsh, Alex Gingrow, Eric Ginsburg, John Jensen, Matthew Mascotte, and Michael Scoggins. Oct. 7-28.

‘Noggins’ -- 50 professional tattoo artists pay tribute to the human skull. Exhibit runs Oct.1-Oct.31 at the Black Orchid Gallery, 131 Drayton St.

‘Silverworks 2005’ -- SCAD presents this juried exhibition at May Poetter Gallery, 342 Bull St., Oct. 6-26. Free and open to the public.

JEA Art for October -- The art show at the JEA, 5111 Abercorn St., beginning October 1 will feature the works of Ron Schaffer, Grace Rohland & Jerry Luke.

‘Revelations: The Discovery of Beauty in Light and Shadow’ - Photographs of the human figure at the Starlander Gallery & Cafe, 11 E. 41st St.

Gallery 209 Artists -- Potter Bryan Attaway and painter Maurenn Kerstein are at Gallery 209, 209 E. River St.

‘Diorama’ -- New paintings by Savannah artist and SCAD professor Pete Christman, Sept. 6-Oct. 28 at the City of Savannah’s Gallery SPACE, 8 W. Henry St. Free and open to the public.

Stefano Cecchini & France Kayou -Exhibit at the Grand Bohemian in The Mansion on Forsyth Park thru Oct. 27. June Stratton -- New fall collection of figurative oils now on view at the Whitney Gallery, 415 Whitaker St. Wed-Sat 10-5.

‘A Celebration of Judaic Art’ -- Work by Vicki Stone and Raya Zorkine expressing Jewish life. Sept. 6Oct. 31 at the Hurn Work from Black Orchid’s ‘Noggins’ Museum, 1015 Whitaker St. Closed Monday. Admission for adults if $4 and for students is $3.

‘Constructs Series’ -- SCAD presents this exhibition of the work of photography professor Liz Darlington, Sept. 28–Oct. 30 at Pinnacle Gallery, 320 E. Liberty St.

Michael Banks -- The Hurn Museum of Contemporary Folk Art presents work by this outsider artist Sept. 6-Dec. 31 at 1015 Whitaker St. ◗

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FOR THE THIRD CONSECUTIVE Visitors will see three yellow fever year, the Isaiah Davenport House patients being cared for in the garret. Museum will present a living history “One victim talks about the death of her program that dramatizes the 1820 yellow brother and worries that will be her fate,” fever epidemic. Credle says. “We revise the program The program goes each year for return visitors beyond the treatment of to experience something yellow fever victims. One new and to improve the woman is seen crafting production, both historiornaments made of cally and theatrically,” says human hair as a rememDavenport House Director brance of those who Jamie Credle. died. Dreadful Pestilence: “We talk about Encountering Yellow Fever, mourning customs of the which was named the 2004 time,” Marcell says. “We Museum Education have one room in which a Program of the Year by the patient has died. We talk Georgia Association of about what happened to Museums and Galleries, is the bodies after death.” presented Friday and New characters have Saturday evenings through been added -- the addiOct. 29. tional fever victims and the A ‘bleeding’ in progress Visitors are led through doctor’s daughter, who is the candlelit house to relive preparing with her mother the horror of an epidemic of a hideous to flee Savannah. Additional information disease called “the black vomit” by those is provided about recurring characters. who survived. Toure depicts Mingo, a free man of The 40-minute performance is folcolor who has been hired to take the lowed by a question-and-answer session doctor’s wife and daughter to Augusta. with the performers. The program was More than 660 Savannahians are created by Raleigh Marcell and Jamal known to have died between May and Toure, who used documented sources to November 1820. “The actual number is create the script. probably much higher,” Marcell says. Marcell portrays Dr. William R. That’s because those whose deaths Waring, a real person who actually pracwere recorded were white. Most slaves ticed medicine in Savannah during the had no means to escape the city, and an epidemic. New Orleans was very much untold number of them undoubtedly on Marcell’s mind when he created the died. current script. The tour of the house is held first, “1820 really was a disastrous year for then a question-and-answer period Savannah,” Marcell says. “The year follows. “They are interested in the began with a catastrophic fire that treatment, especially bleeding and burned the whole western part of the purging,” Marcell says. “It is very hard town. Later that year, there was an epifor people today to understand the demic that killed one of every five people rationale behind bleeding.” who remained in town. Comparisons to modern-day New “In addition, there was a big storm, Orleans are inevitable. “People wonder, perhaps a hurricane, that hit the first ‘What would it be like if I had to undergo week of October, during the height of that ordeal?’” Credle says. the epidemic,” Marcell says. “Very few While Dreadful Pestilence is not a haunted-house experience, it certainly is people remained in Savannah. The mayor creepy, spooky and entirely appropriate ordered people to get out of town. They for October. “We offer this during were really hard times.” October because people are thinking The program portrays the conflict about spooky stuff,” Credle says. “We do between folk medicine and traditional this as an alternative to the haunted medicine of the times. Even traditional house-type thing. People are seeing medicine was rudimentary in 1820. something that actually happened.” ◗ Although yellow fever is a mosquitoborne disease, most people believed it Dreadful Pestilence: Encountering was caused by miasma, or bad air. Yellow Fever is presented Friday and Treatments included sweating, purging Saturday evenings through Oct. 29 at and bleeding the victims. the Isaiah Davenport House, 324 E. State The program offers a rare opporSt., at 7:30 p.m. and repeated at 8:45 tunity to view Davenport house by canp.m. Each audience limited to 15; get dlelight. “We are going to a place in the tickets in advance by calling 236-8097. house we haven’t gone before -- the Not suitable for ages 7 and under. attic,” Marcell says.

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Grapevine turns Wilmington into another Greek island WILMINGTON ISLAND USED to be a quiet, sleepy little community. Residential areas were scattered and businesses practically non-existent. Those days have faded, my friend. Subdivisions are springing up left and right, and it seems like a new business is opening up every other day. That growth is music to the ears of Pete Samuelson and Vasili Tsiaras, owners of Grapevine restaurant. “The growth on the Island is wonderful,” says Tsiaris, a Wilmington Island resident for the past 12 years. “When I first moved here, there was almost nothing. Used to be if you needed something, or just wanted to go to eat, you would have to travel off the island. Now there are so many different businesses, you have no reason to leave.” The ‘grapevine’ theme is seen throughout the restaurants interior; it has a very ‘outdoors / indoors’ feel, reminiscent of an actual grape arbor. “The idea for the name of the restaurant was decided by everyone,” says Samuelson (the restaurant venture is a family affair; Samuelson’s wife, Kelli, is Tsaiaris’s wife Loukia’s, aunt). “The grapevine has Greek cultural signifi-

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hearty women. My first dry, high-alcohol sherry reminded me of nail polish remover. Being an alcohol wimp, I mostly restrict my imbibing to wine and beer, since scotch and the like pretty much make me wretch (this harks back to childhood when my adventurous friend Ashley and I mixed orange juice and six different spirits into one large, vile concoction and drank it all; needless to say, we didn’t eat for two days and orange juice has never tasted the same.) But until I explored all the different types of sherry — there are 12 altogether — I thought they all fell into that same stomach-turning category. I was wrong. Sherry is a fortified wine, like port, made from white grapes in Southern Spain. There are basically two types of sherry that might concern us sherry neophytes: dry and sweet styles. Dry varieties are fino, amontillado, manzanilla, and oloroso. Smelling faintly of nuts and pungent alcohol, these are for the strong-ofstomach. By adding a sweetener to these dry versions, the winemaker creates sweet sherry, called pale cream or just cream sherry. These are more like port wines — with rich raisin-y, roasted nut and caramel flavors. I swim in these waters. Sherries are made like normal table wines until their fermentation process is complete. After fermentation, they’re fortified with grape-based spirits such as brandy and left in barrels. While they’re maturing, a yeast called “flor” develops on the wines’ surface, which helps prevent oxidation. The thickness of the flor determines the style of sherry each barrel will produce: The thicker the flor, the drier the sherry. Next the sherry is added to a solera for blending. In the unique, traditional solera system, several rows of small oak barrels are stacked on top of each other, with the oldest wines on the bottom.

When it’s time to bottle, a certain amount of each barrel on the bottom row is removed and replaced with sherry from the row immediately above it. This process continues until a complete transfer is made from top to bottom. In this way, consistent character and quality can be achieved from year to year, and they aren’t bothered by vintage years. Here are some ground rules for enjoying sherry. If you’re seeking the dry varieties, find stores that have a high turnover of sherry, since the freshest are the best. Likewise, when ordering by the glass in restaurants, inquire as to how long the bottle has been opened. Drink sherry as soon as possible after opening — within a week for dry sherries and within a month for sweet ones. Recork the bottle immediately after serving to preserve the wine’s freshness, and store it upright in the refrigerator. Finos should be served very cold. Amontillados, olorosos and cream sherries are best at just below room temperature. Sherry is OK by itself, but it’s even better with food. Finos complement tapas, seafood and soups, while amontillado and oloroso go well with spicy foods, nuts and strong Spanish cheeses like Manchego. Serve sweet sherries as dessert or with equally sweet desserts. ◗

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FREQUENT PATRONS OF JAZZ’D band knows they have a unique, esoteric Tapas Bar have become accustomed to thing going, and welcome that shift. seeing quality live music in that hip, “Dave is a skilled and brilliant lyricist,” postmodern eatery beneath The Gap on says Eyrich (himself a veteran producer, Broughton Street. However, by and engineer and journeyman bassist who’s large, the music they catch several worked with everyone from Peter Case nights a week is of the local variety. and Dave Alvin to John Cale). “His obserOh sure, every once in a while they’ll vations are intelligent and challenging, bring in a blues band from Charleston, and nothing is ‘dumbed down’ or cliché. and one weekend they His writing is like the difhad two great Americana ference between fusion bands from New network TV and HBO. Orleans: The Musically, we try not to Bluerunners and the make obvious choices, Funky Meters’ core of although sometimes, Porter-Batiste-Stoltz. obvious is the best way But, in all fairness, to go.” that amazing two-nighter Eyrich is also quick was held in tandem with to point out that while last year’s Savannah DTS draws on forms of Music Festival. So, it was music that have been surprising to hear they’d around for decades, they be presenting jazzy New are not an oldies act. Dave’s True Story “We very consciously York City trio Dave’s avoid anything to do with True Story. nostalgia, but we do feel that variation in Then again, why not? After all, any approach, which may involve referencing non-commercial, adult-oriented band an ‘older’ style. It keeps us fresh and that can sell upwards of 50,000 records allows us not to be pigeonholed. Too based almost entirely on word of mouth many people are programmed by the and the legend of their live shows can music industry to only accept one or two certainly hold their own in a subterflavors from an artist. We find this too ranean bar in the historic district. restrictive. Maybe to our detriment, but Subterranean is actually a fairly apt our audiences dig what we do. We’d description of the stealthy way in which prefer greater recognition, of course, but these versatile and experienced musieven if we could – and we can’t – we cians have carved out a niche. Over the won’t alter what we do to achieve this.” course of a career that spans just over a Eyrich says that those familiar with decade, they’ve released four albums of the band’s records (which often feature intelligent, challenging pop music that guest musicians) will be in for a pleasant draws on Latin rhythms, bebop, contemsurprise at this trio show. porary acoustic folk, cool jazz and the “(It’s) more focused on the songs and smokey vibe of the Beats to create the Kelly as a performer and entertainer. If aural equivalent of a romantic tryst you have only heard our CDs, she’s between Ken Nordine and Dar Williams. really quite a firecracker onstage.” Between songwriter (and former playFlint herself says she’s thrilled with wright) Dave Cantor’s sinewy guitar the way DTS has been received - espelines, Jeff Eyrich’s moody standup bass, cially in Asia and Europe, where they’re and vocalist Kelly Flint’s smooth (and much more famous than in the States. often sultry) tone, their work – at times “It’s great,” she offers. “In Holland I dark and mysterious, at others light and felt like Madonna after the shows! airy – appeals to a wide swath of the lisPeople lined up as far as I could see for tening public. Fans of the sort of clever, autographs... it was cool.” forward-thinking piano jazz typified by Both musicians say they’re excited at Norah Jones and Diana Krall will likely the prospect of playing Savannah, particdig the band, as will folks who appreularly Eyrich, who just finished reading a ciate the detached irony and bewitching biography of our own Johnny Mercer. wordplay of Steely Dan’s Donald Fagen. And what’s next for Dave’s True It’s that intriguing dichotomy that has Story? helped them to become one of the most Says Flint with a smile, “Again, the talked about American indie groups in songs will determine that.” ◗ pop and jazz today. Their latest LP, Nature, showcases Dave’s True Story plays 3 sets at Jazz’d Cantor’s witty and urbane flights of Tapas Bar on Sunday night, starting at 7 lyrical fancy, and seems destined to pm. For more information, call 236-7777. garner the band even more rave reviews than they have enjoyed in the past. The


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Good Fight!, the sophomore CD from this Wisconsin-based Celtic rock group is purportedly a loosely-configured concept album about the sorry state of American politics. I say purportedly, because there are no lyrics included, and the vocals are buried on half the racks, so it feels like the band is blowing their own horn about finally taking a The Kissers strong stance on something (other than traditional ballads and punked-up party music they’re better known for), but deep down is still a little spooked about putting their views on dispaly for all to see. Nevertheless, the musical performances on this record are a noticeable step forward for the group that formed in 1998 as a Pogues tribute group. Since then, they’ve followed the tried and true path of so many Ireland-fixated bands before them: they started picking up on the similarity between that island’s own traditional jigs and the rambunctious snarl of everything from The Clash to The Ramones to continued on page 22

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would mark the end of this hard-touring group of easygoing Southern boys. Hardly. Now, they’re seemingly emboldened by their rebirth, and enjoying the fruits of a lucrative international record deal with the Sanctuary Group that has seen them release Surround Sound DVDs and plenty of new music over the past few years. The group retains strong ties to Savannah, a town that was good to them in their formative club years, and while this general admission Widespread Panic One of the only show may superstar jam groups not wind up left standing after the death of the completely selling out, it’ll at least be (original) Grateful Dead and the disimpressively packed with sandal-clad, banding of Phish, these Athens icons’ patchouli-soaked Trustafarians and oldcareers are continuing to thrive, while so school devotees of the sort of hardmany of their brethren fall by the wayside driving, jazzy free-rock these survivors or simply make the transition to straight wallow in. If you’ve never seen them up pop music (with jam tendencies). before, but have always been curious as The group has weathered the death of to what the fuss was all about, grab a founding guitarist Michael Houser, and ticket and see if you can enjoy the ride come through just fine on the other side while it lasts. when many folks thought his passing Sun., 7 pm, Savannah Civic Center.

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Several years back after a string of hit singles that surprised even their own record label, the Spin Doctors quietly broke up and went their separate ways. And very few cared. In addition to dwindling interest in the sort of vaguely misogynistic feel-good pabulum they were peddling (and the loss of founding member and guitarist Eric Schenkman), lanky front-dude Chris Barron woke up one morning and found that he had pretty much completely lost his voice. The diagnosis? A paralyzed vocal cord. Dispirited, the band was dropped by their label, and quickly vanished into the Where Are They Now File. Wonder of wonders, then that they have reformed with all the original members intact and are now hitting the small club circuit with a vengeance. Or is it? With Barron now sheepishly admitting that – barring any scientific evidence to the contrary – his years of inability to even croak his way through multi-platinum ditties as “Two Princes” and “Little Miss Can’t Be Wrong” may have been the result of a psychosomatic illness, time seems to have healed most of the wounds he and his bandmates suffered as they were forced to trade in their riches for the rags they had on the way in. So, why recommend a show by what appears on the surface to be a fairly


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Hinesville’s Blues & BBQ Fest w/Tinsley Ellis It’s been a few years since Tinsley Ellis last made a stop in Savannah – at The Roundhouse Blues & BBQ Fest, no less – and since then, he’s undergone something of a career renassiance. A flat-out great blues guitarist and increasingly nuanced singer, he’s been a top draw around these parts since the ‘80s, when he was a focal part of Atlanta blues royalty The Heartfixers (who made a name for themselves on their own, and as a backing band for the renowned R & B shouter Nappy Brown). It’s no exaggeration to say that not too Tinsley Ellis awfully after Stevie Ray Vaughan died unexpectedly, Ellis found himself in rehearsals with that guitar icon’s rhythm section Double Trouble, vetted as a possible new frontman for their power trio. That never came to pass, but over the course of a number of incendiary albums on established labels like Telarc and Alligator, Ellis stepped out of that shadow, and though one never hears him mentioned as playing at the same level as SRV, it’s not odd to hear him mentioned in the same breath. Touring behind his first-ever live CD (which brings him back into the Alligator fold), he’ll no doubt tear up the stage with his flashy Jeff Beck-isms and leave the audience clamoring for more. If you love the blues, but have never seen Tinsley in person – or, never heard of him before – spend the dough and see this show. You will be very glad you did. Admission is only $10. Call (912) 368-4445 for more info. Sat., 8:30 pm, Chamber of Commerce Grounds (500 E. Oglethorpe Hwy, Hinesville).

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Complex by The Visitors’ Center. These headliners include: Robin and Linda Quick, how many festivals can we Williams and Their Fine Group – who’ve cram into a two-month period? been together for a quarter century and All right, there’s no right or wrong appeared on NPR’s A Prairie Home answer to that query – but since this Companion, Austin City Limits and The highly anticipated showcase of primarily Grand Ole Opry; legendary ‘60s acoustic entertainment is completely free, Greenwich Village folk revivalist Jesse it – like the JazzFest which just finished – Colin Young (whose stint in The should be on everyone’s calendars, Youngbloods resulted in young and old alike. the hit “Get Together”); There’s a ton of great Kate Campbell, an artful artists on tap for the 16th and reflective installment, and they’re singer/songwriter from spread over three venues Sledge, Miss., who’s and as many days, so dig: appeared on Public The first night of the Radio’s Live From event has traditionally feaMountain Stage, and is tured all local talent, and often compared to been held in the courtyard Lucinda Williams and of City Market (along Emmylou Harris; awardJefferson St.), and this winning guitarist and year’s no exception. From Dana & Susan Robinson songwriter Jack Williams Old-Time mountain music (called “the best guitar to contemporary blues, the perplayer I have ever heard,” by formers scheduled represent Peter Yarrow), a peer of both some of the most popular acts Mickey Newbury and Harry to appear at the Savannah Folk Nilsson; and Asheville, N.C.’s Music Society’s monthly First Dana & Susan Robinson, traFriday for Folk series. The ditionalists who weave finely music starts at 7 p.m., and runs crafted tunes on the banjo, till 11 p.m. Both traditional guitar and fiddle that Dirty tunes and original composiLinen Magazine says are tions will be heard. Participants worth crowning Dana “the include: Bill Schumann, Jesse Colin Young modern-day Woody Guthrie” Dominique & Jean-Paul Carton, for his commitment to Chris Desa, Bob & Judy Williams, Melanie chronicle the American spirit. Mirande, FOCOROPO, society president The festival will also include an auction Hank Weisman and John Powers. of guitars and fiddles (donated by the Saturday night, the party gets into full Gretsch company) which have been swing (pun intended) during the Old-Time either hand-painted by local artists or Country Dance, held in the gymnasium of autographed by the likes of Ricky the Notre Dame Academy at 1709 Bull Skaggs, Charlie Daniels and Glen Street. The soundtrack for this evening Yarbrough. comes courtesy of Atlanta’s criticallyIn case of inclement weather, Friday acclaimed string band (with two fiddles, night’s show (the only one with an no less) The Tune Dogs. Both experiexposed stage) will be moved to Trinity enced dancers and complete novices are United Methodist Church on nearby welcome, and folks on hand will guide Telfair Square. For more info, call Hank newcomers through the myriad of contra Weisman at 786-6953, or go to dances geared for this jubilant music. ◗ The Festival’s big finish takes place on Sunday from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m., when major touring artists will play 2 sets each at the Historic Railroad Museum’s Roundhouse

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Argyle unplugged Stripped-down acoustic show by this buzzworthy local alternative rock band that’s just released a debut CD which highlights their eclectic influences (punk, jam, ska and dub). Expect plenty of covers, and reworked versions of their original material. Fri., 6:30 pm, FelipÊ’s Mexican Restaurant.


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Chuck Courtenay & G. E. Perry Duo of pop/country/rock cover singer Courtenay (who also plays acoustic guitar), and the talented multiinstrumentalist Perry. Fri., 10 pm, Spanky’s (River St.).

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‘Rick Elvis’ A rare local show by one of the area’s most noted Elvis impersonators. What else can be said? Sat., Mary’s Seafood & Steaks.

Bottles & Cans Rough and edgy Delta-style blues that’s filtered through a shot-out rock and roll sensibility. Their diverse sound is equal parts Tom Waits, T-Model Ford, Hound Dog Taylor and The Black Keys. Thurs., Savannah Blues.

Erickson & Strong Local acoustic duo (featuring former members of Souled Out and Bluesonics) that covers pop, blues, beach and calypso tunes, along with their own originals. Wed., Driftaway CafĂŠ (Wilmington Island).

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Saturday, October 15th Sacred Harp Sing â&#x20AC;˘ 9:00 AM â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 4:00 PM Participatory four-part a cappella traditional American harmony with singing master Hugh Sacred Harp Sing â&#x20AC;˘ 9:00 A . M . 4:00 P.M. McGraw. Pot luck lunch. First Christian Church â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 711 E. Victory Drive Savannah Area Sacred Harp Participatory four-part Co-sponsor: a cappella traditional American harmony withSingers singing master Hugh McGraw, Pot luck lunch. First Christian Church - 711 E. Victory Drive. Old Time Country Dance â&#x20AC;˘ 8:00 â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 11:00 PM Co-sponsor: Savannah Area Sacred Harp Singers Contra dancing, circles, reels, squares and waltzes with The Tune Dogs string band. Notre Dame Academy Gym, 1709 Bull Street Old Time Country Dance â&#x20AC;˘ 8:00 - 11:00 P.M.

Sunday, October 16th

Contra dancing, circles, reels, squares and waltzes with the Tune Dogs string band. Notre Dame Academy Gym, 1709 Bull Street

Concert at the Roundhouse

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Concert the Roundhouse 1:00Group, - 7:00 PJesse .M. Colin Robin and Linda at Williams and Their â&#x20AC;˘Fine Young, Kate Campbell, Jack Williams, & Susan Robin and Linda Williams and Their Fine Group, Jesse ColinDana Young, Kate Campbell,Robinson Jack Williams, â&#x20AC;&#x153;Noteworthy Artâ&#x20AC;? Auction (part 2)(part â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 3:30 PM Dana & Susan Robinson â&#x20AC;&#x153;Noteworthy Artâ&#x20AC;? Auction 2) - 3:30 P.M.

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Newly reconfigured local R & B trio that offers danceable shuffles and solid, rocking, guitar-based Chicago-style blues. Fri., Savannah Blues.

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An amalgam of local poets, hip-hop artists and other spoken word and musician types. They put on a monthly show at Funky instruthis downtown mental jazz coffeehouse that quintet thatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s is known for recently welbeing extremely comed longtime inclusive (their area rock and name actually metal guitarist stands for â&#x20AC;&#x153;all Bottles & Cans Bart Zipperer walks of lifeâ&#x20AC;?), and Shut Up & Drive, (S which is The Six Million Dollar Band) into their noticeably family-oriented. Sun., 8 pm, fold. Fri. - Sat., 8:30 pm, Moon River The Sentient Bean. Brewing Company.


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Mama's Mojo Newly-minted regional group playing polished electric blues – formerly known as The Ignitors. Fri., 10 pm, Fiddler’s Crab House.

Tom O'Carroll Acoustic solo artist offering both traditional and contemporary Celtic tunes. Wed. - Sun., Kevin Barry’s.

Paul Parr Country and beach music from an Ellabell native who’s played regionally for 2 decades. Fri. - Sat., 9 pm, Silver Dollar Bar & Grill (Hwy 204).

Fiery Southern blues-rock known for soulful vocals and flights of improvisatory fancy (a la Widespread Panic). Thurs., Fiddler’s Crab House (10 pm) + Fri., 6 pm, Great Ogeechee Seafood Fest + Sat., Savannah Blues.

Paul Reeves Dreamy, Christian-oriented guitar pop that should appeal to fans of Howie Day and Matt Nathanson. Fri., Driftaway Café (Wilmington Island).

The Silent Type Indie rock band that’s been compared to Red House Painters, Bright Eyes, Will Oldham, and Elephant 6 act Neutral Milk Hotel. Mon., 8 pm, The Sentient Bean.

Superhorse Local retro garage rock unit featuring members of several notable area bands, such as GAM, City of Lindas and The Hall Monitor. They recently released their debut CD after 12 years together. Sat., 9 pm, 322 West Broughton St. - FREE TO ALL AGES.

The Earl Williams Quartet Popular Island horn man, playing blues, R & B and light jazz. Wed., 7:30 pm, The Jazz Corner (Hilton Head).

The Greg Williams Band Blistering old-fashioned rock group (think Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers meets The Jon Butcher Axis) featuring Shane Baldwin on lead guitar and D.C. on drums. Their repertoire focuses on the several acclaimed indie CDs composed by their frontman. Fri. - Sat., 10 pm, Mercury Lounge. ◗

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Slick, Bluffton-based nü-metal band with growing industry buzz, appearing with signed groups Allele and Trigger Point. Fri., 10 pm, The Gold Club (Hardeeville).

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Based on the best-selling novel by Jennifer Weiner, In Her Shoes is the sort of movie that gets instantly pigeonholed. Schmaltz-loving women will grab their tissues while Neanderthal males will roll their eyes. But In Her Shoes isn’t designed for any of these people; instead, it will attract viewers who have little use for rigid societal labels and who anticipate a well-crafted blend of comedy and pathos. An initially acrid look at sibling rivalry, the picture stars Cameron Diaz and Toni Collette as Maggie and Rose, two sisters who have nothing in common except their shoe size. Maggie is the outgoing one, pinballing between men, jobs and other people’s couches as she shuns adult responsibilities for endless partying. Rose is the introvert, wallowing in insecurity about her looks while devoting almost every waking hour to her job as a lawyer for a prestigious Philadelphia firm. In this case, the ties that bind have been shredded down to a mere string, one which snaps when Maggie cruelly betrays Rose in an act of astonishing thoughtlessness. Banished by her older sister, Maggie heads to a Florida retirement community to meet Ella Hirsch (Shirley MacLaine), the grandmother she only recently learned she had. It isn’t hard to guess how this will all play out, but the pleasures rest in the journey more than the destination.


Al Pacino has demonstrated that there’s still some gas in the tank: Marvel at his latterday performances in Insomnia and Heat. But ever since winning that Oscar for Scent of a Woman (still the worst con job ever to snag a Best Actor statue), Pacino has elected to “Hoo-ah!” his way through almost every subsequent role. Pacino’s back in full manic mode in Two for the Money, a malnourished morality tale not dissimilar in structure to the other Pacino vehicles in which he serves as a shady mentor to a hot young actor (The Devil’s Advocate, Donnie Brasco, The Recruit, etc.). Here, he plays Walter Abrams, the head of a sports consulting firm who finds his protege in Brandon Lang (Matthew McConaughey), a former college football star permanently sidelined by a leg injury. With a pro career out of the question, Brandon scrapes together a living at a small Las Vegas betting house, where he picks the winners of the upcoming weekend games. Walter learns of Brandon’s near-psychic ability to correctly handicap the gridiron match-ups and lures him to New York with a substantially better job offer. Under his new boss’ tutelage -- and with Walter’s sharp wife (Rene Russo) also offering expert advice -- Brandon becomes a raging success by providing gamblers with surefire tips, but personality conflicts between the two men threaten to drive both their careers into the ground. The entertainment value in Two for the Money can be found in its incoherence and its ineptitude -- this movie is so ludicrous on so many fundamental levels (unexplained character motivations, clumsy scene transitions) that it almost crosses over into camp territory. Maggie undergoes radical changes as she seeks to better herself, and Diaz is up to the challenge of navigating her character’s trek through uncharted emotions. She’s in top form here, though she’s matched every step of the way by the other featured players. As for MacLaine, her no-nonsense portrayal allows Ella to serve as a necessary counterpoint to her granddaughters, cutting through the girls’ messy outlooks with the sharp steel edge of scrappy experience.


Writer-director Rob McKittrick obviously views his pet project as the new Clerks (citing that film as an inspiration in the closing credits), but whereas that Kevin Smith gem featured genuine wit beneath the rampant vulgarity, Waiting is merely puerile, crammed with incessant employment of the “F” word (fag, that is) and featuring more unkempt pubic hair (male and female) than any picture this side of a 50s-era stag film. Ryan Reynolds, recycling every smart-ass cute guy dating back to Tim Matheson in National Lampoon’s Animal House, plays

the veteran employee at Shenanigan’s, an eatery in the Applebee’s/Bennigan’s mold. He’s assigned to show the new kid (John Francis Daley) the ropes, and the story kicks into high gear once he explains to the rookie that every male employee must try to trick the other guys into looking at his exposed genitalia. It’s depressing to see such likable performers as Chi McBride and Justin Long stranded in this toxic dump, but the biggest casualty is Anna Faris -- an adept comedienne in Scary Movie and Lost In Translation, she deserves better than this.

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This “re-imagining” (as the press material calls it) of the Charles Dickens classic tinkers with the original tale, but deviation from the source material isn’t its primary problem. Instead, it’s that while this timeless tale has been uncorked once again, it isn’t allowed to properly breathe, stewing instead in its own stodginess. Leanne Rowe makes a favorable impression as the ill-fated Nancy, while Ben Kingsley, while never matching Alec Guinness’ peerless portrayal in the Lean version, turns the sniveling thief Fagin into a figure more likely to be pitied than loathed.

Not only the best animated flick of the year but also one of the most enjoyable outings in any genre. In this yarn, Wallace and his silent sidekick have taken it upon themselves to rid their burg’s rabbits by forming a pest control outfit called Anti-Pesto. Using Wallace’s latest invention, the Bun-Vac 6000, the team is able to humanely capture all the bunnies that have been helping themselves to the neighbors’ garden patches.


Based on a Russian folk tale yet set in Victorian England, Corpse Bride finds Johnny Depp as the voice of Victor Van Dort, a shy lad who’s set to marry a shy lass named Victoria Everglot (Emily Watson). While practicing his wedding vows he places the ring on a spindly branch, only to watch in horror as the branch reveals itself to be the finger of a corpse that rises from the ground. This turns out to be Emily (Helena Bonham Carter), a woman who died on her wedding night and who’s been waiting ever since for her true love. Corpse Bride is a marvel of craft and imagination, yet what’s most surprising is its ability to make us care about Bonham Carter’s character.


Kyle Pratt (Jodie Foster), a recent widow catching a flight along with her six-yearold daughter, becomes frantic once the girl disappears during the course of the flight. The entire premise rests on the fact that no one else aboard the plane, from the crew to the passengers, ever once caught a glimpse of the moppet, thereby establishing in their minds Kyle as a woman who’s delusional and possibly dangerous. Director Robert Schwentke exhibits aptitude in his ability to stage confrontations between Kyle and her doubters, while the recreation of a jumbo airliner provides the film with a setting that feels as expansive and full of mystery as Baskerville Hall. ◗

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Paul Walker is Jared Cole, an amicable beach bum hoping to find sunken treasure in the Bahamas. Jessica Alba, who wears the same vapid look she displayed earlier this year in Sin City and Fantastic Four, plays Samantha, who’s apparently content simply being Jared’s sweetheart. Along with Jared’s insufferable best friend Bryce (Scott Caan) and his opportunistic girlfriend Amanda (Ashley Scott), they not only discover a sunken pirate ship but also a downed airplane containing millions of dollars worth of cocaine. This is the sort of lowIQ fare in which Alba’s derriere receives more close-ups than her face, yet writer Matt Johnson does make a stab at providing some heft to his script until the inanities finally get the best of him.


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Fans of the short-lived TV series Firefly will want to add another couple of stars to the rating for this big-screen spin-off. But for those who haven’t already built up a rapport with these characters, Serenity is a long slog through sci-fi tedium. This is set 500 years in the future, with the universe under the thumb of the evil Alliance. Its only opposition comes from the crew members of the spaceship Serenity, captained by a cocky scoundrel named Mal (not to be confused with Han Solo). Offering next to nothing in the way of character development or even simple introductions, this is a cinematic flatline, only perking up for a bravura finale.

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In the same manner that David Lynch deconstructed the myth of the squeakyclean small Southern town in Blue Velvet, so does director David Cronenberg take a hatchet to the façade of bland Midwestern homeliness. The movie establishes the proper tone from the start, as two men check out of their motel in the grisliest way imaginable. From here, we jump over a few cities to the home of Tom Stall (Viggo Mortensen), a hard-working café owner and family man blessed with a devoted wife named Edie (Maria Bello) and two children. Tom’s peaceful existence disappears the night that a pair of strangers bust into his diner with the intention of slaughtering everybody in sight. Tom kills the intruders, which in turn leads to his national status as a hero. This widespread exposure brings more strangers to town -- gruff mobster Carl Fogarty (Ed Harris) and his two flunkies. Viggo Mortensen, formerly a wretched actor who has matured in leaps and bounds these last few years, was a wise choice -it’s impossible to read anything on his passive face, thus making it hard to gauge whether or not he’s telling the truth about his past. Maria Bello shines as the wife who’s forced to confront some unpleasant truths about both her spouse and herself.




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Activism & Politics

Drinking Liberally

Amnesty International

Promoting democracy one pint at a time -share politics while sharing a pitcher. This is an informal gathering of like-minded, leftleaners who may want to trade ideas, get more involved and just enjoy each other’s company. Meets the first and third Thursdays of the month at 7:30 p.m. at Coach’s Corner. For information, visit or send email to

Savannah Peace Coalition

Fellowship of Reconciliation

Savannah Republican Club Meets every second Tuesday of the month. Call 927-7170.

For information, call Brad Morrison at 5964810.

The oldest interfaith peace and justice organization in the United States meets the second Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m. at The Sentient Bean, 13 E. Park Ave.

Chatham Urban Transportation Study

League of Women Voters

will be discussed at a public meeting Thursday, Oct. 20 at 5 p.m. at the MPC Arthur A. Mendonsa Hearing Room, 112 E. State St. Written comments about the CUTS Public Involvement Plan must be received by Oct. 25. Copies are available at the MPC office, in Chatham County public libraries and at the MPC website at For info, call 651--1440.

The Savannah-Chatham chapter of the League of Women Voters meets on the first Monday of the month at 5 p.m. in Room 3 of the Heart and Lung Building at Candler Hospital. Membership is open to anyone18 and older.

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meets the third Tuesday of the month at 6 p.m. at the Sentient Bean Coffeehouse, 13 E. Park Ave. Call Raymond at 898-3506.

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knowledgeable on current issues regarding women’s health and women’s rights, make a difference in your community and meet likeminded individuals. Meets the second Thursday of the month at 6:30 p.m. at The Sentient Bean, 13 E. Park Ave. For info, call Megan Burgoyne at 352-4052 or send e-mail to

Chatham County Democratic Committee meets the second Monday of each month. at 6 p.m. Call Joe Murray Rivers, chair, 2345969, or Janice Shay, 547-5212 or visit

Chatham County Democratic Women For information, call Maxine Harris at 3520470 or 484-3222.

Chatham County Young Republicans

Coastal Democrats For information, call Maxine Harris at 3520470 or 484-3222.

Libertarian Party of Chatham County Libertarian Party of Chatham County meets each Monday at 8:30 p.m. at Boba’s, 309 W. St. Julian St. Call 308-3934 or visit ml.

National Council of Negro Women

Curbside Recycling Persons who would like the city to initiate a curbside recycling program can sign a petition offered by the Savannah Chapter of the Green Building Council. Call 236-0781 or

The council meets the first Saturday of every month at 10 a.m. at the Ralph Mark Gilbert Civil Rights Museum.

meets every Tuesday on Yahoo Chat around 7 p.m. Send an e-mail to to receive an invitation to join the chat.

Sierra Club meets the 3rd Thursday of each month at 7:30 p.m., at the First Presbyterian Church, 520 E. Washington Ave. 351-7436.

Speak Up! Local activist group focused on protesting the war in Iraq. Call Richard DiPirro at 4417167.

Youth Futures Authority Community Summit will be held Oct. 27 and 28 at the Savannah International Trade and Convention Center. Speakers include Georgia First Lady Mary Perdue, Georgia Attorney General Thurbert Baker and Savannah-Chatham Public Schools Superintendent Thomas Lockamy. For registration information, call J. Freeman at 651-6810 or visit

Auditions Abyssinia Players Present Black Nativity The Abyssinia Players will schedule auditions for Langston Hughes’ gospel musical Black Nativity, directed by Ja Jahannes. Four male and four female singing roles in the 20-60 age range, four dancing roles in the 16-25 age range, and two male nonsinging roles in the 40-65 age range are needed. Production is scheduled for December. Send bio, headshot and audio sound files, if available, to or to Abyssinia Players, 1622 Ogeechee Rd., Savannah, 31419. Individuals will be contacted via e-mail and telephone to schedule auditions.

Cultural Arts Theatre Presents A Christmas Carol Auditions will be held Oct. 24 and 25 at 6:30 p.m. at the Black Box Theater at S.P.A.C.E. Callbacks will be Oct. 27 at 6:30 p.m. There are roles for ages 6 through adult. Bring a prepared piece of music or learn one at the audition. Performances are set for Dec. 8-11. Got information, call 651-6783.

Lowcountry Ensemble Company is looking for actors, writers, directors, producers, musicians, poets and others. Send e-mail to

Benefits & Fundraisers Blessingdale’s thrift store at 2118 Bona Bella, at the corner of Skidaway and Bona Bella in the Bacon Park Shopping Center, sells clothes, furniture, electronics and household items. Proceeds support The Living Vine Christian

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Fill it Up, Give Life

Paddling for Healthy Hearts Tour

Savannah Mall and Oglethorpe Mall are partnering with Cumulus Broadcasting to help the American Red Cross by hosting blood drives and donating all funds collected in the mall fountains. The â&#x20AC;&#x153;Fill It Up, Give Lifeâ&#x20AC;? collections will be donated to aid Gulf Coast residents. Change can be donated at either fountain. Blood drives will be held Sundays from 2-6 p.m. through Oct. 30.

This fundraiser was begun by members of the Savannah/Chatham County Southeast Affiliate of the American Heart Association to raise funds and awareness. It is based on long-distance sea-kayak trips along the Atlantic coast. To follow the progress or make a donation, visit or call 713-8778.

Give for the Gulf

will be held Oct. 22 at the Alee Temple ballroom to benefit the Savannah S.A.F.E. Shelter. Music by the Coastline Band with heavy hors d-oeuvres. B.Y.O.B. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. The band plays from 8 p.m. to midnight. Tickets are $18 until Oct. 19. After that, they are $25. For info, call Don Sample at 927-9439.

is a year-long, comprehensive Armstrong Atlantic State University initiative that will raise funds and provide community services for evacuees of Hurricane Katrina. Visit

Hurricane Katrina Benefit Website A community website/blog where local Hurricane Katrina relief efforts, fundraising events and other information are listed can be found at

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Tee Time for Tourism The seventh annual Savannah Area Tourism Leadership Council Golf Tournament is set for Nov. 4 at 12:15 p.m. at The Club at Savannah Harbor. The registration fee is $500 per foursome, which includes lunch before the tournament, an awards reception afterward and a goody bag. Hole sponsorships are $100. The format is a four-person scramble. Prizes will be awarded to first, second and third-place winners for net and gross scores. To register, call 356-1223.

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Order holiday greenery now for delivery the first week of December. Plants available include boxwood, pine and fraser fir and all mix wreaths and garland, various types of

In honor of the fallen soldiers who served in the 3rd Battalion, 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (Airborne) out of Hunter Army Airfield, the Military Affairs Council of the Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce is encouraging donations of funds and resources to the Nigh Stalkers Association, which uses funds to assist surviving spouses and family members with college grants, loans and other financial assistance. Call Linda R. Rogers at 352-6645 or send donations to: The Night Stalkers Association, 3/160 SOAR, 1304 N. Lightning Rd., Hunter

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Saturday, October 29 Entrance Fee: $20 (Pre-registration: $18) Pre-Register at or the day of the race: 6:45 a.m.

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topiaries, paper whites and poinsettias, azaleas and amaryllis. The deadline to order is Friday, Oct. 28. Proceeds will help fund and implement community landscape projects. To place an order, call 898-0478.

Walk to Talk for Autism Awareness will be held Oct. 15 at 9 a.m. at Lake Mayer Park. Register before the event by calling 691-0790 or visit On the day of the walk, participants can register at 8:30 a.m.Fro info, call 201-5583 or send email to

Call for Applications The AARP Foundation Senior Community Service Employment Program offers job search assistance and paid on-the-job training for eligible workers 55 years of age or older. Call 234-1681 or visit the AARP office at 221 E. 34th St.

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Montgomery Crossroads. Call 921-1151 or visit

Two Pale Josephines

Baby sign classes

is a boutique gallery/working studio opening on West Broughton Street that is looking for artists interested in consigning work. Especially interested in clothing, accessories and textile designers, as well as home decor, painting and sculpture. Send email to or call 232-4848.

Savannah Speech & Hearing Center is offering Baby Sign classes for babies aged 6-12 months and their parents. Communicate with your baby before you knew it was possible. The cost is $50, which includes materials. To register, call 355-4601.

Classes & Workshops AARP Drivers Safety Program Classes will be held Thursday and Friday Oct. 13 and 14 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at GenOne. Call 350-7587 to register. Classes will be held Tuesday and Wednesday Oct. 18 and 19 from 1-5 p.m. at Whitemarsh IslandMurray Community Center. Call 898-3320 to register.

Adult Art Classes are held at The Art School Mondays from 79 p.m. and Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to noon. Beginners are welcome. For information, call Lind Hollingsworth at 921-1151.

Babysitters training class St. Josephâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s/Candler Childhood Injury Prevention Program offers a class for boys and girls 11-15 who want to become babysitters. The cost is $35. Call 819-8583.

Classes at Familiar Pathways Several classes are offered, including Meditation 101 and 102; Aura 101; Tarot 101, 102. 103 and 104; Witchcraft 101 and 102; Henna 101 and 102; Herbology 101, 102 and 103; Deity 101 and 102; and The Art of Control: Principles and Tactics. Most classes cost $50 and lunch is included. Many classes are ongoing, running every month. Payment is to be made two days prior to the class starting date. Call Anastasia at 443-9678.

Coastal Scooters Classes

are held Tuesday at 10 a.m. at the Wesley Community Centers of Savannah, Inc., 1601 Drayton St. 447--5711.

focus on road skills, safety and the proper maintenance of scooters. Classes are limited in size to provide personal assistance. Each rider is equipped with a TGB 49.5cc scooter and helmet. The class is three hours in length, consisting of classroom, field and on-road instruction. Classes meet on Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. or Sundays from 1-4 p.m. The cost is $40. To register, call 232-5513 or visit Coastal Scooters at 418 W. Broughton St.

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Computer Classes

Basic computer class Eastside Concerned Citizens Inc. at 803 E. Park Ave. offers basic computer classes every second and fourth Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon. 232-5280.

Beginners quilting classes

The UBuildIt office in Savannah offers free seminars. Call 236-1211.

St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church, 11500 Middleground Rd., is seeking crafters for the annual craft sale, set for Saturday, Oct. 29 from 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Space and table rental is $30. A limited number of covered booths are available for $45. Call 925-4725.

Adult Education

Career Achievement Program

The Womenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Center of Wesley Community Centers, 1601 Drayton St., offers tutoring Tuesday and Thursday from 6:30-7:30 p.m. in basic literacy skills, GED preparation and computer training. Call 447-5711.

Chatham County Chamber seeks musicians

Art and Theater Classes at S.P.A.C.E.

St. Maryâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Community Center, 812 W. 36th St., an affiliate of St. Josephâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s/Candler, offers a program to help adults with math, reading and writing skills. Participants choose their hours between Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call 447-0578.

The Chatham County Chamber Group is seeking classically trained musicians. Call 232-2326.

are being offered for children and adults at S.P.A.C.E., 9 W. Henry St. For information, call 651-4248.

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The Art School provides quality art instruction for ages 6 through adult. Register now for afterschool classes. Classes provide a comfortable, non-competitive atmosphere for students of all levels. Tuition includes professional art supplies. Located across from Summit Gymnastics/Sharks Cheerleading at 74 W.

Chatham County Aquatic Center offers open lap swim, water aerobics classes, swim lessons and competitive swim teams for all ages, home school programs and field trips for students on Monday and Wednesday or Tuesday and Thursday. 6526793 or

Church Music Seminar The School of Church Music located at 101 Bull St. offers specialized workshops to give practical help with almost every area of music ministry. Call 236-1566 or send email to

Basic introduction to computers and Microsoft Works offered at St. Paulâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Lutheran Church, Bull and 31st streets. Cost is $20 for the session and $20 for the text book. Pre-registration is required. Call 3550219.

Culinary Arts Classes Enroll now in a free culinary arts training program at the Starfish Cafe. This program is a collaborative effort of Union Mission, Inc., and Savannah Technical College. For information, call Mindy Saunders at 2382777.

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Drawing Inspiration From the Masters Free drawing classes for teens, adults and seniors are offered by the Savannah Art Association on Saturdays through October from 9 a.m. to noon at Armstrong Atlantic State University’s’ Fine Arts Hall. For information, call 897-5612 or 598-8217.

Eastside Concerned Citizens, Inc. Project Tomorrow Inc. offers several classes and workshops, including sewing, crocheting, computer training, CPR and more. 232-5280.

The Economic Opportunity Authority offers free computer classes in Computer Basics Level One plus the study guide program software for the Georgia High School Graduation Test. Call Gloria Ferguson at 238-2960, Ext. 153.

Fanny’s Spanish Learning Center Spanish is fun. Classes for adults and children are held at the Jewish Educational Alliance, 5111 Abercorn St. Call 920-2171 or 220-6570 to register.

First Steps parent education program This parent education and support program is based at St. Joseph’s/Candler. Call 8196910.

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Free computer classes St. Joseph’s/Candler African-American Health Information and Resource Center offers free computer classes. Call 447-6605.

Free Parenting Seminar titled Are Your Kids Driving You Crazy? will be presented by author Jane Bluestein on Thursday, Oct. 13 from 6-8 p.m. at the Savannah Civic Center. Bluestein has appeared on Oprah, CNN and National Public Radio. She has written several books, including her latest, High School’s Not Forever, which will be released later this month. For info, call Wendy Marshall at 9215541.

Free Tax School Liberty Tax, 6821 Waters Ave. near Eisenhower across from Burger King. Earn extra income after taking course. .Call 3523862 or visit Small fee for books, but classes are free.

Inquiry Circle based on the work of Byron Katie offers immediate help when you need answers right away. No charge. Contact Ursula at 484-0134 or send e-mail to For information, visit p.

Legal Secretary Certificate Program at Armstrong Atlantic State University is a series of 10 courses over a one-year period. Each course meets once a week for six weeks. Fees are $135 plus textbooks. Call 927-5213.

Life Challenge Consulting When would now be a great time to engage yourself in life-changing strategies. Career; stress reduction; spirituality. Free initial halfhour consultation. Call Cindy Beach, M.S., at 429-7265.

Life Drawing Sessions with a clothed model will be held Sunday Oct. 23 from 1-4 p.m. at the Savannah Art Association, located above Belford’s in City Market. Bring drawing supplies. The cost is $35 per session for members, $45 for nonmembers. Call 897-5612.

The Live Oak Public Library offers free classes on using computers to access information at the Bull Street Library. Call 652-3662.

Memorial Health positive parenting class The cost is $10 per person and is most beneficial to parents of children less than 4 years. To register, call 350-9335.

Mindful meditation classes will be held Monday from 8:30-9:30 a.m. and on Thursday from 6-8 p.m. at the Integrated Behavioral Center, 1121 Cornell Ave. The cost is $10 per session. Call 355-4987.

Mindfulness and Ordinary Recovery Indepth exploration of the 11th step. Meditation and contemplation instruction provided as it applies to recovery and maintenance. Classes are held on Monday from noon to 1 p.m. or 7:30-8:30 p.m. Class fee is $12. 313 E. Harris St. For information, call Cindy Beach, M.S., 429-7265.

Multiple blessings is a four-week education course offered by Memorial Health and designed for the family expecting twins, triplets or more. Call Barbara at 350-3129 or visit

Painting Classes for beginners and studio groups for experienced artists Private studio in historic district. Professional instruction by MFA graduate of the Savannah College of Art and Design. Oil and acrylic painting, charcoal, pencil and pastel drawing. $125 for six-week course or $75 a month for weekly studio sessions. Call 234-5737 for information and registration.

Parent and Teen Driving Course The Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department will present a free two-hour parent/teen driver’s course the last Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at Calvary Baptist Day School, 4625 Waters Ave. Call 651-6653 or send e-mail to and request a registration form. The course is designed for 14-16 year olds and their parents. Advance registration is required.

Parenting the preschooler is a course offered by Telfair Women’s Hospital at Candler. Call at 819-3368 or visit

Savannah Art Association Life Drawing Drawing sessions will be held the first three Tuesdays of every month from 9:30-11:30 a.m. at the Savannah Art Association (located in City Market upstairs over Belford’s). The model is clothed. Bring your own drawing supplies. $10 per session for members.

Savannah Entrepreneurial Center at 801 E. Gwinnett offers business and computer classes.

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Tybee Island Marine Science Center offers hands-on classes for students of all ages from pre-kindergarten through adults. Classes include microscope labs, squid dissection, guided beach walks and tours of the Science Center. Call 786-5917 or visit

UGA Marine Education Center and Aquarium presents outreach programs that are interactive, with live animals, costumes and fun activities. Contact Stephanie Edgecombe at 598-2335 for reservations. “Turtle Tales” is a 60-minute outreach program that combines science and art for pre-kindergarten and kindergarten students. Call Edith Schmidt at 598-2447.



On Thursdays, the club sponsors role playing with Dungeons and Dragons, Modern D29, Witchcraft, magic the gathering and other role playing games. Anyone interested in playing is free to join. The club meets at 7:30 p.m. at the AASU Compass Point Club House. The club is forming a laser tag team and has bi-monthly children’s readings on Saturdays from 1-3 p.m. at Media Play. Call Antonio at 713-1470 or send email to

ABATE (American Bikers Active Toward Education) District 11 meets the 2nd Sunday of each month at 3 p.m. at the Silver Dollar Saloon on Hwy. 204 and Old River Rd. Please call for more info. 233-9800.

Alternative Video/Film Enthusiast Viewings are held in private homes which includes social time as well as viewing a movie. Call Don at 655-0482 or send e-mail to

Ascension Lutheran Dinner and a Movie Join other college-age Lutheran friends for fun and fellowship on the first and third Sundays at 5:30 p.m. at Ascension Lutheran, 120 Bull St. After dinner, the group will attend Reel Savannah screenings. Call 2324151 or send email to

Banner of the Nations Savannah meets Sundays at 10:30 a.m. at 12 Drake Dr. Call Frank Spencer at 352-2323 or visit the Web site at

Beach Historic Neighborhood Association meets monthly on the third Thursday at 6 p.m. Call 605-4471 for details.

Beanhead Writers Group meets very second Saturday at 1 p.m. at The Sentient Bean, 13 E. Park Ave. to critique works in progress and to discuss technique and marketing. Fiction and non-fiction, but no poetry.

Bike Night with Mikie every Saturday at 6:30 p.m. at The Red Zone Bar and Grill in Richmond Hill. Half of the proceeds of a 50/50 drawing go to the military for phone cards and other items.

Bipolar Support Group John J. Dunn, Ph.D., is interested in hearing from people who want to participate in a bipolar support group. Call 692-1230 after 6 p.m.

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Bridge club meets at the JEA

Community Hymn Chorus

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1511 Abercorn, ACBL certified duplicate bridge game every Wednesday at 1 p.m. There is a $4 fee. Call Lynn Pierce at 3549739.

All denominations are welcome to come together to make a joyful noise every Tuesday at 11:15 a.m. at White Bluff United Methodist Church’s Horton Hall, 11911 White Bluff Rd. Call Ronn Alford, Director of Music Ministries, at 925-5924.

meet the first Monday of each month at 5:30 p.m. at the Bull Street Library. Call 652-3655.

All instrumentalists who are interested in Celtic music are welcome. Meets the second and fourth Sundays at 5:30 p.m. at the Folk Traditions Store, 12 Price St. Call 341-8898.

Daughters of Destiny

Gold Wing Road Riders Association

An ongoing seminar for women who want to make changes in their lives through spirituality and positive reinforcement meets every Monday at 7 p.m. at Daughters of Destiny House, 12 E. 41st St. Facilitated by Miriam Center.

promotes education, safety and fun to motorcycle riders. Call Julian at 920-2700 or John at 858-5414 or visit

Chihuahua Club of Savannah A special little club for special little dogs and their owners meets one Saturday each month at 10:30 a.m. Visit

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Civil Air Patrol is the civilian, volunteer auxiliary of the U.S. Air Force and is involved in search and rescue, aerospace education and cadet programs. Meets every Tuesday at 6 p.m. for cadets (12-18 years old) and 7 p.m. for adult members at the former Savannah Airport terminal building off Dean Forest Road, immediately behind Sitel Corp. and Signature Flight Support. Visit, send email to, or call Capt. Jim Phillips at 412-4410.

Clean Coast meets monthly on the first Monday at the Jewish Educational Alliance, 5111 Abercorn St. Check for event schedule.

Coastal Bicycle Touring Club of Savannah sponsors a ride every Saturday. Visit for a ride schedule and more information. Meetings are held on the first Monday of each month at Tubby’s Tank House restaurant in Thunderbolt at 6:30 p.m. 728-5989.

Coastal Georgia Volkswagen Club Meets the 3rd Saturday of every month. 9610602.

Downtown Neighborhood Association will meet Tuesday, Oct. 18 at the DeSoto Hilton Hotel Central Ballroom to discuss the designs for the Ellis Square renewal project. City officials and designers will present the latest information on the project, and a question-and-answer session will follow. A Meet-and-Greet will begin at 7 p.m. followed by the meeting at 7:30 p.m. For info, call President Larry Lee at 236-5644.

Drumming circle There will be a Drumming Circle on Tybee Island the 3rd Saturday of each month from 4-6 p.m. at the Casual Reader bookstore at the shops at Tybee Oaks off Hwy. 80. Call 786-7655.

Friends of Oatland Board of Directors meets every third Wednesday at 6:30 p.m.; general membership meeting follows at 7 p.m. at the Oatland Island Educational Center. Call Serena Nasworthy at 897-3060.

Georgia Christian Singles Memberships start at $25 and remain active until marriage. See website or call for local chapters. 1-800-869-2500.

Goth Night Savannah A place to connect with fellow individuals who are interested in the music and art of the Gothic subcultures. We welcome musicians, bands, DJs, filmmakers, performance troupes, writers, clothiers, artists and artisans. Visit

Harley Owners Group HOG meets the second Tuesday of every month at 7 p.m. at the Mighty Eighth Heritage Museum. Call 925-5349.

Historic Victorian Neighborhood Association holds its board meetings on the second Wednesday of every month at 6:30 p.m. at the American Legion, Post 135, 1108 Bull St. between Park Avenue and Duffy Street. These meetings are open to the public. For information, call 236-8546.

Hostess City Toastmasters Club For those interested in gaining confidence in public speaking. Meets Tuesday evenings, 7pm at 6206 Waters Ave, Rivers Edge Retirement Community. 355-5450.

Learn to play Go the game that will soon replace Chess as the intellectual strategy game par excellence., Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. at Books-A-Million on Abercorn. Call Greg at 232-7549.

Low Country Artists’ and Artisans’ Society sponsors a Country Textiles African American Quilt Making Guild. Call 447-1888.

Loyal Order of Moose at 2202 Norwood Ave. sponsors bingo every Tuesday and Friday starting at 7:30 p.m. There is a $700 jackpot.

MOMS Club for stay-at-home moms and their children. Events include day trips, service projects, monthly Mom’s Night Outs, play groups, play dates, crafts events, a babysitting co-op, and other activities. For information, call Courtney at 921-1462, visit or send e-mail to

MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) The Island Mothers of Preschoolers meets every first and third Wednesday at First Baptist Church of the Islands, 6613 Johnny Mercer Blvd. Child care is provided. Call Linda at 897-9632.

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to share this wealth by mentoring others on the same path. Call 236-3660.

Objectivist Society of Savannah meets biweekly at the Lion’s Den Lounge. Call Brian at 234-2484 or

Oglethorpe Business & Professional Women’s Club meets for lunch the second Tuesday of each month at 12:30 p.m. Call 966-3619 or visit

Philo Cafe Philosophical sessions taking on a different topic each time at Barnes & Noble every Wednesday at 7:30 pm. Call 659-2930 or 4439267.

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The Savannah Stamp Club meeting and stamp auction is held the second Thursday at 7 p.m. at the Grace United Methodist Church, 6412 Waters Ave. Call 354-8870.

Progressive Guys’ Discussion Group An opportunity for men to discuss books, music, film and cultural issues in an intellectually stimulating and non-judgmental environment. Meets the third Wednesday at 7 p.m. at the Sentient Bean Coffee House. 2318841.

Rogue Phoenix Sci-Fi Fantasy Club Members of Starfleet International and The Klingon Assault Group meet twice a month, on the first Sunday at 4 pm. at Books-AMillion and the third Tuesday at Chen’s Chinese Restaurant at 20 E. Derenne Ave. at 7:30 p.m. Call 692-0382, email or visit

Salon for Women Seeking Change “How untidy my shell has become! Blurred with moss, knobby with barnacles, its shape is hardly recognizable any more. Surely, it had a shape once. It has a shape still in my mind. What is the shape of my life?” -- Anne Morrow Lindbergh. If these words resonate with you and you are a woman of “a certain age” on her own, join us for lively discussion, laughter and fun. Call 236-8581.

Savannah Adventure Club People who enjoy outdoor activities and are looking for adventure are invited to join. Visit for information.

Savannah Area Landlord & Real Estate Investors Association Learn to be a real estate investor or landlord. Group meets the second Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at the Holiday Inn Midtown on Abercorn. The $20 guest fee will apply to your membership if you join.

Savannah Area Sacred Harp Singers The public is invited to come and sing early American music and folk hymns from the shape note tradition. This non-denominational community musical activity emphasizes participation, not performance. Songs are from The Sacred Harp, an oblong songbook first published in 1844. All are welcome to sing or just listen. No experience or membership is required. Books will be available for loan or purchase. For information, including dates and times, call 655-0994.

Savannah Art Association offers affordable art workshops, social activities and a chance to display art in a downtown gallery. Drop by the gallery at 309

W. St. Julian St. above Belford’s in City Market or call 356-0249.

Street. RSVP to Laura McLaren at 236-6750, Ext. 14, or 898-9362.

Savannah Brewers’ League

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Meets the first Wednesday of every month at 7:30 p.m. at Moon River Brewing Co., 21 W. Bay St. 447-0943. Call 447-0943 or visit and click on Clubs, then Savannah Brewers League.

offers beginning classes Tuesday and Thursday evenings for six weeks. Fees are $30. All equipment is provided. After completing the class, you may become a member of the Savannah Fencing Club for $5 per month. Experienced fencers are welcome to join. Call 429-6918 or send email to

Savannah Chapter of the American Business Women’s Association will host an open house Oct. 13 at 6 p.m. at the Exchange on Waters. Call 233-2838 for info or registration.

Savannah Chapter of the Sons of Italy is the oldest and largest national organization that celebrates Italian/American heritage for men and women. Call Dennis Piasio at 1-888674-2937.

Savannah Chess Club meets Monday at Books-A-Million from 7 to 11 p.m. Bring your chess sets. Call 631-0338 or send e-mail to geocities/

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Savannah Italian Club is dedicated to discussing and preserving the heritage of Italians and Italian-Americans. Meets the first Tuesday at 2717 Livingston Ave. Call Carol Taylor at 925-4064.

Savannah Jaycees for young professionals ages 21 to 39 is a Junior Chamber of Commerce that focuses on friendship, career development and community involvement. Meets the second and fourth Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. Dinner is included and there is no charge for guests. Call 2326682 or visit

Savannah Lions Club

has a dinner meeting the fourth Tuesday of each month (except December) at 6 p.m. at the Hunter Club, Hunter Army Airfield. Call John Findeis at 748-7020.

meets the second and fourth Thursday at 12:30 p.m. at the Savannah Golf Club. For information, call 355-6033.

Savannah Euchre Club

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Euchre is a four-handed card game in the same family as Hearts and Spades, a poor (but discerning) man’s Bridge. Call Katie at 308-9815.

Savannah Express Network Chapter of American Business Women’s Association meets the first Wednesday at 11:45 a.m. at the Savannah Golf Club on East President

Savannah Macintosh Users Group (SMUG) Savannah Newcomers Club is open to all residents who have lived in the Savannah area for less than two years. The club hosts a monthly luncheon and program on the third Wednesday of each month at various area restaurants and sponsors tours,

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Savannah-Ogeechee Canal Society is dedicated to the preservation of the canal and its natural and historical features. Dinner meetings are the second Tuesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. at the Fairmont Restaurant, 65 W. Fairmont Ave. Volunteer Saturdays are the second Saturday of the month from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Savannah-Ogeechee Museum & Nature Center at 681 Fort Argyle Rd. (Highway 204) 2.3 miles west of Interstate 95. 748-8068.

Savannah Port City Lions Club meets every first and third Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at Ryan’s Restaurant on Stephenson. For information, call 920-9081.

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Tourism Leadership Council will hold its monthly luncheon Oct. 20 at 11:30 a.m. at The Crab Shack on Tybee Island. Kellie Lewis, executive director of the Tybee Island Marine Science Center, will be the guest speaker. The cost is $20 for members and $25 for non-members. Reservations are required by Oct. 17. Call 356-1223.

Tybee Beautification Association meets the second Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. With the exception of the June and December meetings, the association meets at the Tybee Community Center.

Tybee Performing Arts Society (TAPS) meets the first Tuesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. at the old Tybee school All interested, please attend or send e-mail to

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Savannah Sunrise Rotary club meets every Thursday from 7:30-8:30 am at the First City Club in downtown Savannah. 233-1600.

Savannah Toastmasters

meets every Tuesday and Thursday at 6 p.m. and Sundays at 3 p.m. in Forsyth Park. Bring a white and dark shirt, water, cleats and a positive attitude. Visit for information.

Single People in Christian Education (SPICE) discusses education and plans and hosts social events and functions for singles throughout each month. Meets Sunday at 9:30 a.m. at White Bluff United Methodist Church, Room 22.

Southside Optimist Club is a civic organization catering to youth and community service projects that meets every Wednesday at 12:30 p.m. at Taylor’s Restaurant inside the Days Inn on Mall Boulevard. Call Linda Lee at 695-7733.

Subbuteo Table Soccer meets monthly for tournaments and practice matches. For information, call 667-7204 or visit

A forum for young professionals ages 21-40 to build relationships and develop professionally. E-mail Katie at or Garrett at

Dance Adult Ballet Classes at Islands Dance Academy. All levels welcome, including beginners. Challenging, rewarding and fun. Mondays at 6:30 p.m. and Thursdays at 7 p.m. at 115 Charlotte Rd. on Whitemarsh Island. Call Sue Braddy at 897-2100.

The Savannah Shag Club Savannah’s original shag club meets every Wednesday at the Holiday Inn Midtown at 6:30 p.m. Admission is free. Call 927-9439.

Savannah Shag Club Fundraiser and Auction will be held Oct. 22 at the Alee Temple ballroom to benefit the Savannah S.A.F.E. Shelter. Music by the Coastline Band with heavy hors d-oeuvres. B.Y.O.B. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. The band plays from 8 p.m. to midnight. Tickets are $18 until Oct. 19. After that, they are $25. For info, call Don Sample at 927-9439.

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Abercorn St. Free swing dance lessons are offered the first two Mondays and free shag lessons are offered the third and fourth Mondays. No cover and club membership is not necessary. Call 927-4784 or 398-8784 or visit

appointment. Multi-level yoga classes are offered Monday and Friday at 5:45 p.m. Cost is $10 for drop-ins, $40 for a package card of five classes. Walk-ins are welcome. The school is located at 6413B Waters Ave.

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The West Broad Street YMCA, Inc. presents its Instructional Dance Program in jazz and ballet for kids 4 to 18. $30 per month for one class and $35 per month for both classes. Call 233-1951.

are offered Monday and Wednesday from 5:30-6:30 p.m. in Suite 203 of the Candler Heart and Lung Building, 5356 Reynolds St. Cost is $30 for four sessions or $50 for 8 sessions. 819-6463.


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People who want to upgrade their current job are invited to participate in an opportunity fair on Oct. 14 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Armstrong Atlantic State University Hall, room 156. To register, call 659-0241 or send e-mail to

Disabilities Awareness Resource Fair Children’s activities, adapted sports demonstrations and more, including information from more than 30 participating agencies and organizations. This event is being held in conjunction with Andrew’s Answer 2nd Annual Walk to Talk on Saturday, Oct. 15 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Lake Mayer Community Park on Montgomery Cross Road. It is sponsored by the SavannahChatham County Public Schools Department for Exceptional Children and the Parent Advisory Committee. Call Jane Newman at 201-5583 or

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Massie School Reunion On Sunday, Oct. 16 from 2-4 p.m., former students and teachers of Massie School, now Massie Heritage Center, will hold a reunion. A pictorial presentation, narrated by Emma Adler, president of Friends of Massie, will illustrate Massie’s 149-year-old past, its present-day usage as a teaching museum for history and architecture for students, adults and tourists. Alumni will be given the opportunity to share experiences and memorabilia. If former students and teachers have not yet contacted the school, please do so by calling Leah Colby at 201-5070 or send email to

Fitness A balanced life Student massage and yoga classes are offered at the Savannah School of Massage Therapy, Inc. Cost ranges from $20 to $30 for a one-hour massage and sessions are instructor supervised. Call 355-3011 for an

Yoga classes are held Monday, Wednesday and Saturday from 10-11:15 a.m. (Morning Yoga) Mondays and Wednesday from noon to 1 p.m. (Lunch Yoga) and Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 5:45-7 p.m. (Evening Yoga.) The cost choices include a $12 walk-in rate, along with additional rates. Call for information. Classes are held at The Chopra Center at Memorial Health at 300 Bull St. For information, call 236-2131 or visit

Chopra Center at Memorial Health Yoga Classes are held Mondays at 6:30 p.m. and Fridays at 5:30 p.m. at the Chopra Center and Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. in Richmond Hill. The cost is $36 a month or $12 for walk-ins. 3502467.

Jade Lotus Tai Chi Group Classes are offered Saturdays starting Sept. 17 from 9:30-11:30 a.m. at the Unity Church, 2320 Sunset Blvd. The cost is $8 or 10 classes for $80 for adults, $70 for students. Drop-in rate is $10. All experience levels are welcome. Beginner instruction available for the first hour. Call Jeff at 352-7057 or email

The Jewish Education Alliance will offer the following health and fitness classes: Yoga- Join Amy Levy at 9:45 am on Friday’s for yoga. Fee is $35 per month, Water Aerobics, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday at 10:30 am. Fee is $42 a month for up to 16 sessions, Step Aerobics will be offered at the JEA on Thursday’s at 6:15 am. Cost is $35 per month. Call Drew Edmonds at 355-8111.

Ladies Living Smart fitness club provides nutritional education and exercise to encourage lifestyle changes at the St. Joseph’s/Candler African-American Health Information and Resource Center, 1910 Abercorn St. at 5:30 p.m. Call 447-6605.

Pilates Classes are offered at the St. Joseph’s/Candler Center for WellBeing, Suite 203 of the

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CARTOON| Candler Heart and Lung Building, 5356 Reynolds St. Four sessions are $30, eight sessions are $50. Pre-register by calling 8196463.

Private Yoga Instruction Have you always wanted to try yoga but were unsure about participating in group classes? Do you need a safe, gentle and effective method of creating radiant health, reducing and even eliminating stress, and increasing happiness and joy in your life? Then consider learning the ancient and time-honored science of yoga in your own home. Instruction will be tailored to fit your individual needs and help you create a daily, personal practice or allow you to feel more confident practicing in a group setting. The instructor is certified and thoroughly educated in the practical applications of yoga as well as its history and philosophy, and has taught group classes and private students for the past 10 years. For information or scheduling, call Hunter Leaf, 354-9274.

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Water aerobics at the JEA The Jewish Educational Alliance is offering aquatics classes. Call Shannon at 748-2393.

Yoga The City of Savannah, Leisure Services, Recreation Services Department, offers a yoga class on Saturday from noon to 1 p.m. at the Windsor Forest Center, 414 Briarcliff

The Yoga Room Hatha Flow Level I Wednesday 10-11:30 a.m., Friday 6-7:30 p.m. and Saturday from 10:30 a.m. to noon; Hatha Flow levels I and II, Tuesday 6-7:30 p.m. and Sunday 5-6:30 p.m.; Hatha Flow levels I and II Monday 6:30-8 p.m.; Vinyasa Flow-Power Yoga Saturday 910 a.m. and Thursday 6:30-7:30 p.m.; Mommy & Me Yoga Monday 4-5 p.m. for 5years old and up and Wednesday from 4-5 p.m. for 2 and 4-year-olds; Baby & Mommy Yoga call for schedule. Private instruction and gift certificates available. Whitemarsh Center, 115 Charlotte Rd. Cost is $12 for drop-ins and $75 for eight classes. Call 898-0361.

Yogalates Classes are offered by St. Joseph’s/Candler for WellBeing on Thursdays from 5:45-6:45 p.m. in Suite 203 of the Candler Heart and Lung Building, 5356 Reynolds St. The cost is $30 for four sessions or $50 for eight sessions. Call 819-6463.

Food and Beverage Calling All Cooks The Tybee Island Marine Science Center is planning to publish a cookbook that will feature seafood recipes along with illustrations and the natural history of the fish, crabs, shrimp, oysters, mussels, clams and so on featured in each dish. The cookbook also will include appetizers, salads, side dishes and deserts that will compliment the seafood entrees. Visit for information on submitting your recipes.

Gay & Lesbian Alpha Financial Management seminars A series of free seminars specifically designed for the LGBT community will be held. Attendees will learn about the tools needed to increase their wealth, protect their assets, take actions that are congruent with their own values, and to build a sense of financial and emotional security in life. For information, call 353-9343.

First City Network Board Meeting Meets the first Monday at 6 p.m. at FCN’s office, 307 E. Harris St., 3rd floor. 236-2489.

First City Network Community Center and Library The FCN Community Center & Library is open Saturdays from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Visitors are welcome to check out gay/lesbian books and obtain information on “Gay Savannah”

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Circle. The fee is $10 per month for ages 14 and over. Call 921-2105 or 651-3650.

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The only center in the area that brings in the world’s leading yoga teachers to conduct workshops. Located at 25 E. 40th St. at Drayton. Call Kelley Crane at 441-6653 for more info and directions or visit Current class schedule is as follows: Monday, Mellow Flow Yoga, all levels, 5:30-6:45 p.m.; Tuesday, Beginners Basic Yoga, 6-7:15 p.m.; Wednesday, Flow Yoga-All Levels, 6-7:15 p.m.; Saturday, Flow Yoga-All Levels, 10-11:15 a.m. (no class Oct. 8 due to workshop). Drop-in rates are $12, Students with ID $10, active duty military/dependents with ID $8. Upcoming workshops include Anniversary Partner Yoga Workshop on Oct. 27, Opening the Heart on Nov. 5, Yoga Master Doug Swenson on Nov. 16 and KIRTAN Indian Chant concert with David Newman “Durga Das” on Nov. 18. All workshops are held at Epworth Methodist Church, 2201 Bull St.

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businesses and happenings. 236-CITY

First City Network’s Workforce project offers assistance to youth and young adults who need and want a job or a better job. Call 236-2489 or send e-mail to

Dual Recovery Anonymous

My Brothaz Home, Inc., a local nonprofit HIV/AIDS organization, offers free HIV/AIDS and STD awareness training, risk reduction counseling and prevention case management to individual males and groups of males. Upon completion of the training, a monetary incentive and educational materials will be given to each participant. Call 231-8727.

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Gay AA Meeting

Eating Disorders/Self Harm Support Group

meets Sunday and Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. at 307 E. Harris St., second floor. For information, contact Mark at 441-4407.

A 12-step group for people with eating disorders and self-harm disorders. For information, call Brandon Lee at 927-1324.

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is the local chapter of Georgia’s largest gay rights group. 104 W. 38th St. 944-0996.

St. Joseph’s/Candler African-American Health Information and Resource Center will present this seminar Oct. 13 from 5:30-7 p.m. at the center, 1910 Abercorn St. Call 4476605.

Girls eat and socialize. Meets the 3rd Saturday of each month. 236-CITY.

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Call the Narcotics Anonymous Helpline at 1800-334-3322.

meets Sundays at 5:30 p.m. at AMF Victory Lanes, 2055 E. Victory Dr. 354-5710.

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Lesbian Therapy Group Share your thoughts, feelings and concerns in a safe, confidential environment that is facilitated by a licensed therapist the second and fourth Friday at 7 p.m. Spaces are limited. Call 352-2611.

Savannah Gay Business Guild meets the second Tuesday at 7 p.m. to offer a networking service of gay and gay friendly businesses, organizations and individuals. For information, contact Kevyn Withers at

Standout is First City’s gay youth support group. Meets every Thursday at 7 p.m. at the FCN Headquarters, 307 E. Harris St., 3rd floor. Call 657-1966.

What Makes A Family is a children’s therapy group for children of GLBT parents. Groups range in age from 10 to 18 and are held twice a month. Call 3522611.


Free blood pressure checks and blood sugar screenings are conducted at three locations within St. Joseph’s/Candler. From 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 5:15-7 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday, checks will be offered at the St. Joseph’s/Candler African-American Health Information and Resource Center, 1910 Abercorn St. Call 447-6605 to make an appointment. Checks are offered every Monday from 10 a.m. to noon at the Smart Senior office, No. 8 Medical Arts Center. No appointment is necessary. Checks will be offered Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at St. Mary’s Community Center at 812 W. 36th St. Call 447-0578.

Free hearing & speech screening Every Thursday morning from 9 a.m.-12 noon at the Savannah Speech and Hearing Center, 1206 E. 66th Street. Call 355-4601.

Free skin cancer screening will be available Oct. 15 from 9:30-11:30 a.m. at the Habersham YMCA in the Health Connection office. To register, call 819-3368.

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Community HealthCare Center provides free health care for those patients who live in Chatham County, are under 65, who do not have primary medical coverage, and who do not exceed certain financial thresholds. The Center is located at 310 Eisenhower Drive Medical Center. Call for an appointment at 692-1451.

Memorial Health Bariatrics presents free informational sessions every Wednesday at 6 p.m. in the Medical Education Auditorium with Dr. John Angstadt and other staff members, who discuss obesity and the surgical process. Free. Call 350-DIET or visit

HIV/AIDS and STD awareness training

Health Literacy Classes The National Black Leadership Initiative on Cancer III makes it possible for St. Joseph’s/Candler African-American Health Information and Resource Center to bring experts together to share information. Classes will start Oct. 25 and attendees have the choice of attending morning or afternoon sessions. Lunch/dinner will be provided. Call 447-6605.

Keeping at risk individuals healthy A Union Mission Inc. program that provides HIV/AIDS education and outreach through the use of free workshops, seminars and peer education. Free needleless testing is provided. Services are free to churches, clubs and shelters. Contact DaVena Jordan at 231-0123 or send e-mail to

Mammograms St. Joseph’s/Candler will be performing mammograms to screen for breast cancer in its mobile screening unit. Most insurance plans (with the exception of Blue Cross HMO) are accepted. Financial assistance is available to women who qualify. Mammograms will be performed Oct. 13 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Eulonia Multipurpose Center in McIntosh County. For appointments, call 912-437-4561. Mammograms will be performed Oct. 17 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at St. Joseph’s/Candler Medical Group in Pembroke. Call 653-2897 for appointments. Mammograms will be performed Oct. 18 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Southside YMCA. For appointments, call 3549357. Mammograms will be performed Oct. 19 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Daffin Park. For appointments, call 819-3368.

Memorial Health blood pressure check are offered free every Tuesday and Thursday from 7:30-9:30 a.m. at GenerationOne. 3507587.

Memorial Health CPR training FitnessOne provides American Heart Association courses each month to certify individuals in infant, child and adult CPR. The cost is $30. Call 350-4030 or visit

Memorial Health group meditation sessions are offered free to the public every Tuesday from 5:30-6 p.m. on the third floor of the Center for Advanced Medicine.

Memorial Health heart risk assessment is held once a month at FitnessOne. The appointment takes about 40 minutes and the cost is $50. Call Midge at 350-4042.

Memory Screening A free memory screening clinic will be offered Nov. 4 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Candler Hospital’s Marsh Auditorium. Neurologist Susan Brown with Savannah Neurology will be overseeing the screening process. Call Jenny House at the Alzheimer’s Association’s Coastal Georgia Regional Office at 920-2231.

The Midwife Group The Midwife Group/Family Health & Birth Center is offering a free program to women at any stage of pregnancy that includes free information on pregnancy, birth and parenting, an opportunity to talk to other pregnant women and information on a certified nurse midwife-assisted birth, whether at a birth center or area hospital. Call 826-4155.

Open Meditation is offered at The Chopra Center at Memorial Health. Visit or call 350-2467.

March of Dimes

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The March of Dimes offers valuable information for women. or 1888-MODIMES. 354-5900.

First Line is a statewide hotline for women who want information on health services, women’s shelters, sexual assault services,

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Project SAVE The Savannah Health Mission, the Georgia Eye Institute and the local chapter of the American Diabetes Association are joining forces to implement Project SAVE, Screening and Vision Education, for people with diabetes. The program provides eye exams, education and care to those who have no health insurance, are unable to pay for care privately and meet certain qualifications. The clinic meets Thursdays by appointment. Call 352-2032.

Senior companions needed Citizens Inc. is seeking Senior Companions -- men and women 60 or older -- to provide care to older adults. Senior Companions receive a small stipend and travel assistance for their duties, which consist of light housekeeping, running errands and providing companionship, as well as other tasks as needed. Applicants must meet program requirements to apply. Call 236-0363, Ext. 120 or 121.

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Wanted: CPR and First Aid Instructors The Savannah Chapter of the American Red Cross is looking for smart, motivated people interested in giving back to their community. Call 651-5371 or send email to

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A.W.O.L. -- All Walks of Life, Inc. is a spoken word troupe that hosts an open mic night every third Sunday at the Sentient Bean, 13 E. Park Ave. Free and open to the public.

The Casual Poets Society holds an open poetry reading the second Saturday of the month at 4 p.m. at The Casual Reader bookstore, 1213 Highway 80. on Tybee Island at The Shops at Tybee Oaks. Call 786-7655.

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The Islands book group discusses thought-provoking literature with a different theme monthly the second Monday at 7 p.m. at the Islands Branch Library, 125 Wilmington Island Rd. 897-6233.

Lunch bunch book group An open book discussion the fourth Wednesday at 1 p.m. at Barnes & Noble. Participants can talk about any book.



Page turners book group meets monthly to get the scoop on what other adults are reading at the Ogeechee Branch Library, 1820 Ogeechee Rd. Call 232-1339.


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Super 2 Access (After Cancer Cure Evaluation Strategy and Support) is a clinic for children and adolescents who completed cancer treatment at least two years ago. Call Pam at 658-2215 or Donna at 667-8943.

Walk and paddle with a naturalist guide at Fort McAlister State Park on Sunday, Oct. 16 from 2-5 p.m. to learn about and experience the dynamic and fascinating salt marsh ecosystem that has supported humans on this coast throughout history. $30 per person includes canoe rental and basic instruction. 24-hour advance reservations required. Call 897-5108 to register. t

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Congregations in Service

every other Thursday from 4-5:30 p.m. at the South Effingham Library in Rincon. This performance group is a free program for middle and high school students. Call Linda Bridges, children’s coordinator at 826-2222.

A number of religious congregations will participate in an ecumenical community service project on Saturday, Oct. 22. Projects will include indoor painting at the Salvation Army Bee Road facility, making lap rugs or doing a landscaping project at Union Mission, fill 2,000 food bags for the elderly at Second Harvest Food Bank and assist with a construction project at Habitat for Humanity. Volunteers will meet at First Presbyterian Church on Washington Avenue at 7:30 a.m. for a kickoff breakfast. Child care will be provided at First Christian Preschool. The group will then disburse to various work sites and reconvene at 11:30 a.m. for a fellowship hour and luncheon at First Christian Church on Victory Drive. Call Debbie Bergman at St. Paul’s Lutheran at 355-2485, Nelle Bordeaux of First Presbyterian at 234-9245, Milton Newton of First Baptist at 234-7978 or Mary Ward at First Christian at 236-8271.

Tea time at Ola’s is a new book discussion group that meets the fourth Tuesday at 1 p.m. at the Ola Wyeth Branch Library, 4 E. Bay St. Call Beatrice Wright at 652-3660. Bring your ideas and lunches. Tea will be provided. 232-5488 or 652-3660.

Tongues of Fire: erotic poetry will be held the third Monday of each month from 8-11 p.m. at 800 E. Derenne Ave. Poets should stop by by 7 p.m. The fee is $5 general admission and $2 for poets. All are welcome regardless of race, sexual orientation or class. For directions, call 354-1678 or 352-2134.

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Asbury Memorial Presents God on Broadway The third sermon of a six-week worship series that incorporates Broadway shows into the worship experience will be held Oct. 16 with A Chorus Line. The pastor is the Rev. Billy Hester. 1008 E. Henry St. at the corner of Waters Avenue. Curtain rises at 11:15 a.m.

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The Service of Compline, “Saying good night to God,” is chanted Sunday evenings at 9 p.m. by the Compline Choir of Christ Church Savannah (Episcopal), on Johnson Square.

meets for a prayer breakfast every Tuesday at 6:30 a.m. at Peggy Lynn’s Country Cooking, 3718 Ogeechee Rd. Call 964-4297.



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Ekklesia, The Church Do church in a casual and relaxed setting on Saturday nights. Fellowship begins at 6 p.m., praise and worship at 6:30 p.m. in the BSU building on Abercorn between the Publix Shopping Center and the Armstrong campus. Call 596-4077.

Quakers (Religious Society of Friends) meet Sundays, 11 a.m. at Trinity United Methodist Church, 225 W. President St., Savannah. Call Janet Pence at 652-3496.

Savannah Buddhist Sitting Group meets Sundays from 9-10:30 a.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Savannah, on Habersham Street at East Harris and East Macon Streets, on Troup Square. Please arrive and be seated no later than 8:55 a.m. Sitting and walking meditation and Dharma talk or reading. All practices are welcome.

Newcomers should contact Cindy Beach, lay ordained Soto Zen Buddhist, at 429-7265 for sitting instruction.

Unitarian Universalist Beloved Community Church Affirming the worth and dignity of every person. A pagan service will be held Sunday, Oct. 16 at 10 a.m. The service will be led by Kathleen Moore, a member of Savannah’s pagan community. The church is located at the corner of Houston and Oglethorpe streets. Creating a Peaceable Kingdom is the curriculum for K-12 youth in the religious education program. Services are held Sundays at 10 a.m. Call 233-6284 or send e-mail to

Unitarian Universalist Church of Savannah A liberal religious community where different people with different beliefs gather as one faith. On Oct. 16 at 11 a.m., the Rev. Joan Kahn-Schneider will speak from the topic Scapegoats, Schlemiels and Atonement. The church has moved to a temporary home at the Congregation Mickve Israel, 20 E. Gordon St. on Monterey Square. For information, call 234-0980, or e-mail or visit www.jinglebellchurch org.

Wildwood United Methodist Church invites you to its morning worship at 9:30 a.m. each Sunday followed by Sunday morning worship fellowship at 10:30 a.m. and Sunday School at 10:45 a.m. Wildwood UMC is located at 4912 Garrard Ave. east of the south end of the Chatham Parkway.

Woodlawn United Methodist Church Sunday school is at 9:45, worship at 10:50 a.m. and 6 p.m. 2502 Highway 80, Garden City. ◗

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Saturn in Leo trines the North Node in Aries from October 16, 2005 to May 7, 2006. Two weeks before Major League Baseball suspended Baltimore Oriole Rafael Palmeiro for violating its policy against steroids, Elliot Smith from The Olympian of Olympia, Washington, who reported upon Palmeiro’s 3000th hit against the Seattle Mariners at Safeco Field, ended his article, “Palmeiro Passes 3,000” with a quote by Palmeiro, “I want to be remembered as somebody who played the game the right way and someone who respected the game and the history and players who came before me.” Palmeiro’s sentiment was so lofty that former Chicago Cub second

ARIES - You think that you are the absolute best – but is the intent in your heart purer than the driven snow? When the maiden slaps your face, apologize – nothing less than selfless heroics, pure love & honorable deeds!

baseman Ryne Sandberg echoed it, in his own unique way, in his speech accepting induction into the Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York – one day before the announcement of Palmeiro’s suspension, “The reason I am here, they tell me, is that I played the game a certain way, that I played the game the way it was supposed to be played. I don’t know about that, but I do know this: I had too much respect for the game to play it any other way, and if there was a single reason I am here today, it is because of one word, ‘respect’.”

LEO - You can only express reproach by asserting what is proper, in the tone of a lawyer who says to the judge, “Your honor, perhaps I misunderstand, but am I to believe that the court finds such statements & behavior to be proper & correct?” Noblesse oblige!

TAURUS - If you insist upon telling the truth to the Devil – after you call the Devil by his real name – then the Devil will retaliate. Don’t play games of brinkmanship with those who have no honor.

GEMINI - As long as you insist that vendors & employees do the right thing in the correct way at the right time, then you will enjoy the support of all the right allies. As you do, accept thanks but eschew flattery. Tell everybody, “Keep it real.”

CANCER - If you need a raise, you stand to lose if you draw more attention to yourself than to that outstanding job that you are doing (you are doing an outstanding job, right?).

VIRGO - Because you cannot respond to accusations that you will never hear, you must behave & speak in an exemplary manner. On occasion, indirectly, you will learn what subterfuge you have overcome – but only if you overcome it. LIBRA - Partners will not heed your instructions until you communicate them through allies. Therefore, allow allies the latitude to express undiplomatic, blunt, unsparing criticism. You don’t need an alarm clock to issue a wake-up call! SCORPIO - You now have an opportunity to get in the good graces of demanding bosses by obeying their instructions perfectly. Therefore, don’t be insulted by

left-handed compliments – you’d be suspicious if everybody treated you too nicely.

SAGITTARIUS - Writers: if you have informed worldviews about war, the military or the future of young men in our society, then write newspaper articles, a book or a play that provokes public opinion. However, avoid posturing – because “instant karma” will definitely get you.

CAPRICORN - All sorts of business partners can put enormous, outright rude pressure upon you, your finances & your ownership of property. Comply – and let them have the last word. AQUARIUS - You need not act according to anybody’s standards besides your own. You’ve already done it – and you’ve done it much better than them. PISCES - Insulting colleagues need to learn what is proper & what is not. Do the right thing in the right way – and let bosses know that you are doing so. Shine your light brightly against other people’s darkness. ◗


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Health Services MASSAGE THERAPY AT CROSS POINTE 310 E. Montgomer y Cross Road, Suite #22 Savannah, GA 31406 (between Waters and Hodgson Memorial Blvd.) Excellence in Therapeutic Massage! Please call us at:((912)355-9007.By Appointment Only

MOBILE MASSAGE RELAX! Cer tified Massage Therapist will come to you! $55/hour. Call Joseph, 912-234-7004. For Health, For Tranquility, For A Gift.

Miscellaneous Items For Sale TAYLOR GUITAR Model 410 w/hardcase played very little- like new- must sell. $875. Jim 912-354-8234

TAYLOR GUITAR Model 410 w/hardcase played very little- like new- must sell. $875. Jim 912-354-8234 CHERRY 4 POSTER RICE BED Queen size solid wood cherry headboard and footboard with side rails. NEW in box. $999/retail, selling for $399. 9659652.

KING PILLOWTOP mattress set. New & factor y sealed with warranty. $225. Can deliver, call 912-964-1494.

Visco memor y foam mattress and box (as seen on T V). NEW sealed in original plastic. $1700 value, selling for $500. 965-9652.


FULL MATTRESS SET Absolute bargain! Factory sealed plush set with warranty. $125. Can deliver, call 964-1494.

AMAZING 100% Luxury Double pillow-top queen mattress, sealed in original plastic, with warranty. Must move! $350. 912-9669937. GORGEOUS CARVED sleigh bedroom set. Solid wood dresser and mirror, car ved headboard and footboard plus a nightstand. All brand new furniture sealed in original boxes. $1300. Can deliver 912313-2303.

MATTRESS SET Or thopedic rated queen. Brand new, still in plastic with warranty, $135, can deliver. 912313-2303.

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ABSOLUTE BARGAIN 5 piece Cherry bedroom group! NEW headboard, footboard and rails (sleigh), chest & nightstand, still in original boxes. Value $1650. Sell $695. 912-313-2303. DINING ROOM GROUP Cherry table and leaf, includes 6 chairs with hutch/buffet. Entire set is NEW and in original boxes. $5k value, sacrifice $1000. Can deliver 965-9652.

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Condos/Townho mes FURNISHED EXECUTIVE RENTAL HISTORIC DISTRICT 411 Congress Street Professionally decorated 2-bedroom/1.5-bath townhome in the actionpacked section of the Historic District. Near City Market. Short-term leases available. $1400/mo. Call Four Star Property Management, 912-713-2620

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305 W Duffy St. New condo conversion. Gracious entrance foyer to three residential units with 1 BR each. Separate street entrance to commercial unit with attached living space. High ceilings, multiple fireplaces, w/d, dishwasher, hardwood floors, ch /a, private porch and off-street parking. Priced from $139,500.00. Call Don Callahan 441-4416 Mopper-StapenRealty*

810 Maupas Ave. Baldwin Park at its best! Pride of ownership shows in this 3 bedroom, 2 baths home. This home has been completely renovated and offers many extras. An awesome kitchen with an island and maple countertops, living room with a wood burning fireplace, hardwood floors, brick construction, metal roof and a 1 car garage with ample off street parking. You will truly want to call this home. Offered at $235,000. Call Don Callahan 441-4416 Mopper-Stapen Realty*

2401 Habersham Street Victorian style home located in the Thomas Square District. Completely restored, wonderful finishes in the kitchen & baths. All systems are new, Central Heat & Air, Electric & Plumbing. Offered at $235,000. Call Don Callahan 441-4416 Mopper-Stapen Realty*

907 East 38 th St . How cute can you get? This totally remodeled 3 bedroom, 1 bath cottage is offering a large lot and an attached deck for entertaining. Make this your home for only $130,000. Call Don Callahan 441-4416 Mopper-Stapen Realty*

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907 East 40th Street Absolutely charming Baldwin Park Bungalow. Restored and offering 2 br., 1 ba, new metal roof, wood floors, spacious backyard for entertaining, fireplace and a welcoming front porch. Move in today! Just $175,000. Call Don Callahan 441-4416 Mopper-Stapen Realty *

1601 E 59 St Absolutely like brand new. Move in ready. Totally remodeled brick home with very tasteful touches throughout. Offering 3 bedrooms, beautiful new bathrooms, tile floors, new carpets, and garage. Located on a very large private lot. Easy Living at just $145,000. Call Don Callahan 441-4416 Mopper-Stapen Realty*

519 E. 45th Street Wonderful family home in Ardsley Park with 4 bedrooms and 4 baths. Includes is a secret garden, bricked private patio, and an apt. rented for $900 per month. Totally restored to perfection! Call for a private showing. Priced to sell at $560,000. Sun Coast Realty, Rhondda Netherton 912 507-9800 *

515 E Huntingdon St. A free standing 2 story home, and a great buy in the Historic District. 2 bedrooms/1.5 baths, screened large porch overlooking the fenced courtyard. heartpine floors, 3 fireplaces and high ceilings. Move in condition! $223,900. Rhondda @ Sun Coast Realty 912 507-9800 or *

321 Drayton Street. An oasis in the middle of downtown! 2 BR 1 BA condo with wide plank hardwood floors, fully furnished kitchen, large bath, 2 fireplaces, ample closet space and private cour tyard! All appliances, including washer/dryer, included. $210,000.00. Shelley Carroll Lowther

912-604-8177 Re/Max Savannah 355-7711or visit* 505 Pinecrest Court. Southern Living in Pooler! Beautifully designed and decorated, this 3 BR 2 BA is ready to move in, with brand new kitchen and updated baths, and a 16 X 20 covered terrace for outdoor enter taining. Home warranty included! $142,000.00 Shelley Carroll Lowther

912-604-8177 Re/Max Savannah 355-7711or visit* 105 West Congress Street Suite B. Only commercial condo left in beautifully restored building. This is the residential unit in the building that can be converted to a residence with some work. Secure entry, hardwood floors, tin ceilings, and a great central location! $195,000.00. Shelley Carroll Lowther

912-604-8177 Re/Max Savannah 355-7711or visit* 114 Stockbridge. Convenient and desirable Georgetown location! 3 BR 2 BA updates home is in move-in condition! Run-- don’t walk! This one will not last long! Shelley Carroll Lowther

912-604-8177 Re/Max Savannah 355-7711or visit* PRICED WELL BELOW APPRAISED VALUE! Newly built Hallmark home in Southern Woods at Rice Mill is priced almost $20,000 below value! 4 BR 2.5 BA with wood floors, and new everything! This is a must see! A great home at a great price! $299,900.00 Shelley Carroll Lowther

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BL ACK L AQUER Bedroom set. Sold together or separate. Includes queen size bed, with nightstands, two dressers, and 3 piece wall unit. Best offer. 912-233-5208.


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234-4406 306 WEST PARK AVENUE Lower apartment, 2 bedroom, 1 bath, living room with hardwood floors, central heating and air, washer/dryer. $875/mo.

212B WEST HALL STREET 2 bedroom, 1 bath apartment, living room, kitchen with stove, refrigerator and dishwasher, totally electric, new carpet. $800/mo. 1110 EAST VICTORY DRIVE Spacious 3 bedroom, 2 bath apartment. Gated, off-street parking, overlooks Daffin Park. $1075/mo. 232 BULL STREET #1 Spacious 1 bedroom, 1-1/2 bath apartment, living room/kitchen/dining room combo, hardwood floors, 3 fireplaces, high ceilings, great location. $1,100/mo. 2514 WHITAKER STREET Renovated 3 bedroom, 1 bath apartment. living room, kitchen with electric cooktop stove, heart pine floors, fresh paint. $750/mo. One month's free rent with years lease.

THUNDERBOLT 2612 WHATLEY UNIT 11- 3BD,2BA, $1,000.00 2812 WHATLEY-3BD,2 BA, $1,100.00

ISLANDS 103 OYSTER SHELL RD-3BD, 2 BA CONDO-$995.00 4 TEAKWOOD RD- 3BD, 2BA, $1,375.00 127 PALMETTO BAY ROAD- 3BD, 2BA, $1,200.00 115 SYCAMORE CROSSING-3BD,2BA, $1,100.00 127 ST. ANDREWS WAY- 4BD, 2.5BA, $1,300.00 32 MAPMAKER LN- 3BD, 2BA, APPT ONLY$900.00 15 ROPEMAKER COURT- 4BD, 2 BA, $1050.00 110 SOUTH SHEFTALL- 3BD, 2BA, $1,100.00 32 HIGHPOINT- 3BD, 2 BA, $1,150.00 (AVAIL OCT) 2 E. DEERWOOD- 3 BD, 2 BA $975.00 (AVAIL OCT) 108 BINNACLE- 3BD, 2BA, $1,000.00 106 BLUE HERON- 3BD, 2.5BA $1375.00

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Jefferson Commons Be the first to own one of these six - 2 bedroom, 2 bath condos in the heart of the Historic District. Conveniently located close to SCAD. Features 4 fireplaces, spiral stair case, granite counter tops and stainless steel appliances. Gated, off street parking. $196,000 each Alexander Grikitis 912220-1700 The Coastal Real Estate Group*

RICHMOND HILL 145 LAURENBURG- 5BD, 2.5 BA, $1,575.00


518East Henry Street A duplex in the Historic District close to SCAD. Newly re-done and ready to move in to. Two 2 bedroom, 1 bath units with W/D and all new appliances. In addition, this duplex has cedar closets, new carpet and parking in the rear. $235,000 Alexander Grikitis 912220-1700 The Coastal Real Estate Group*

602 LINCOLN STREET Upper. 2 bedrooms, 2-1/2 bath apartment, living room, dining room, eat-in kitchen with JenAir stove, dishwasher, trash compactor, washer and dryer, fresh paint. $1,490/mo. 1312 LINCOLN STREET 3 story, 3 bedroom, 2 bath apartment, living room, alarm system, washer and dryer. $950/mo. 3602 MONTGOMERY STREET Renovated 2 bedroom, 1 bath duplex, central heat and air, washer and dryer connections, all new appliances, carpet with off street parking. $750/mo. (SCAD Students $650/mo.) 2314 BARNARD STREET 4 bedrooms, 2 baths, living room, kitchen with gas stove, hardwood floors, central heat and air, washer and dryer, small deck. $1,200/mo.


Reduced! Reduced! Stop renting! 3 bedroom, 2bath double wide in sought after area, offers1680 sq.ft of living area, large lot , 1.61 acres, dining, and family rooms, home warranty and more. $79,999. Call LaTrelle Pevey 658-7777, ERA Adams-Pevey Realty

826-2550 H-4058*

10 LEACH DRIVE 3 bedroom, 2 bath home in Paradise Park. Living room with gas fireplace, hardwood floors, dining room, eat-in kitchen, washer/dryer connection, central heat and air, pet ok. $850/mo.

234-0606 735 East 52nd Street Spacious & charming 2 BR, 1 BA apartment in Ardsley Park with formal dining room, front balcony, hardwood floors, eat-in kitchen with stove & refrigerator, central H/A, off street parking. Pet-friendly apartment. $700/mo. Available mid-November. 702 Maupas Avenue Large 3 BR, 1 BA apartment in Baldwin Park with formal dining room, breakfast room, sun room, small bonus room, hardwood floors, cenral H/A, W/D connections, small backyard, off street parking. Petfriendly apartmen. $875/mo. Available mid-December. 10 -12 West 40th Street In the heart of the Starland District. Beautifully renovated 2BR, 1BA, with formal DR, refinished heart pine flooring, ceiling fans, new bathroom & kitchen with ceramic tile floors, C/H/A, total electric and security system. Separate laundry room, private courtyard and front and rear balconies. Pet-friendly apartment. $875/mo and $925/mo with washer/dryer. 320 East Victory Drive Corner of Habersham Street. Over 2,000 sq. ft. of spacious living, 3 BR, 2 BA apartment with fireplace in formal living room. Formal dining room, sun room, large kitchen with stove & refrigerator, breakfast nook with butler’s pantry, central H/A, W/D connec-

17 East 33rd St.

Reduced! Reduced! 1992 Fleetwood manufactured 3 bed 2 bath home situated beautifully on 6.96 acres 2 of which are fenced in great for your animals! Landscaped yard with complete sprinkler system. Workshed 20x20 w/concrete floor, and 40x40 carport. All this for only $79,000. Call LaTrelle Pevey 658-7777.

Secluded 65.55 acres gives you plenty of privacy. Great for the hunter who desires his very own hunting club. Recreation only ? No subdivisions. Minutes outside Rincon and Springfield. $130,000. Call LaTrelle @ 658-7777 A -3971 ERA Adams-Pevey Realty 826-2550 *

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202B EAST GASTON STREET 1 bedroom, 1 bath apartment. Living room, kitchen with gas stove, porch off kitchen $700/mo. Includes water/trash/refuse.

303B EAST HENRY STREET 2 bedrooms, 1 bath apartment, eat-in kitchen, washer/dryer connection, dishwasher, living room, bonus room, 2 off street parking spaces. $875/mo.

513 East 36th Street A charming 2 bedroom, 1.5 bath cottage nestled near a park. Offers the closeness of downtown without the price. Recently renovated kitchen and baths. Great for 1st time buyers or student rentals. $112,000 Alexander Grikitis 912220-1700 Coastal Real Estate Group*

SOUTHSIDE 129 RED FOX- 3BD, 2BA, $1,250.00 11 CUTLER DR- 3BD, 2 BA, $1100.00 5 W SAGEBRUSH- 3 BD, 2 BA, $1,000.00 11 OAKMOUNT RD- 3 BD, 2 BA , $1,375.00 (AVAIL MID OCT) 10 PUTTERS PLACE- 3BD, 2.5BA, $1200.00 9 DELMAR- 3BD, 1.5 BA, ($950.00) 113 JUNIPER CR- 4BD, 2BA, $950.00 165 GREENBRIAR CT- 3BD, 2BA, $850.00

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204B WEST DUFFY 2 bedroom, 1 bath apartment. Open living room, kitchen area, central heat and air, washer/dryer. $650/mo.

2033 SKIDAWAY RD- 2BD, 1BA, $650.00 317 W WALDBURG- APART B 3 BD, 1 BA $800.00 2136 TEXAS AVE APT-B - 1 BD,1 BA, $495.00

407 East 34th Street Arts & Crafts details in this 3 bedroom, 1 bath home. Wood floors throughout, plaster walls and 4 fireplaces. Located in an area of active restoration and growth. Great single family or convert to a duplex. $175,000 Alexander Grikitis 912220-1700 Coastal Real Estate Group*

518 East Duffy Street A beautiful newly redone home with 3 bedrooms, 1 bath. Kitchen has a sub zero fridge, dishwasher, honed granite countertops and travertine floors. The rest of the house has original heart of pine floors, plaster walls in good shape, and 3 fireplaces. W/D included. Currently rents for $1,000 month. $225,000 Alexander Grikitis 912-220-1700 Coastal Real Estate Group*

Horse Lovers Dream! 10 + acres, pond, tack room, field room, arena, 4 completed stalls with 4 more available. Home has 3beds/ 3baths and approx. 2300 sq. feet; 9 ft. ceilings, hardwood flooring, surround sound, screened back porch and custom cabinets in kitchen. All for only $309,900. Call LaTrelle Pevey 658-7777. ERA Adams-Pevey Realty

826-2550 H-4206*

826-2550 H-4104* Welcome to the Country! Build your new home in the peaceful country. 4 lots with acreage between 5.05 and 7.52 acres. in Register, Ga. , near Statesboro – Horses welcome - call today, don’t delay. Prices range from $28,000 to $42,000. Plats are available in the office. Call LaTrelle Pevey 658-7777

626 East 53 rd Street Af fordable Ardsley! 1939 Craftsman bungalow with original features: oak & heart pine floors, 4-over-1 windows, charming front porch & brick fireplace. With 3BR/2BA & 1634sf, it won’t last at this price! $219,000. Katherine W. Oxnard, Keller Williams Realty C.A.P. (912) 704-3545/ 356-5001.

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826-2550* Staged for Country Pleasure; A welcome escape from the city bustle. Three +/- 5 acre lots available. Lot 1 has a pond. Be the first to choose the one you want. Call LaTrelle Pevey 658-7777, ERA Adams-Pevey Realty

826-2550. Prices starting as low as $35,000. A-4295* Welcome to the Country! Build your new home in the peaceful country. 4 lots with acreage between 5.05 and 7.52 acres. in Register, Ga., near Statesboro ? Horses welcome call today, don?t delay. Prices range from $28,000 to $42,000. Plats are available in the office. Call LaTrelle Pevey 658-7777

514-516 East Bolton Street Check the comps! Charming Victorian quadplex offers 4500sf, strong rental history and a buildable side lot—for less. Property for sale next door and across the street: nearly the same price for half the space! $399,000. Katherine W. Oxnard, Keller Williams Realty C.A.P. (912) 704-3545/ 356-5001.


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826-2550 A-4239* Great 3 bed/2 bath starter home in desirable Rincon neighborhood. Separate L.R., Den, and Countr y Kitchen. Covered patio and large fenced yard. $115,900. Call LaTrelle Pevey 658-7777. ERA Adams-Pevey Realty

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314 West Penrose Drive Whole lotta house on Whitemarsh! Brick Colonial with 4226sf, 6BR, 3 full and 2 half baths, mother-in-law suite, eat-in country kitchen, barbecue pit, 2-car carport & fireplace. Hard to find this much room for the price anywhere on the islands! $410,000.

L I N G S Katherine W. Oxnard, Keller Williams Realty C.A.P. (912) 704-3545/ 356-5001.*

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311 W. Henry Completely renovated triplex near SCAD, with great rental history. Two cottages are 2BR/1BA units and one cottage is 3BR/1BA unit. All new appliances, electrical, HVAC and plumbing. Great Investment! $315,000 Call Lori Judge, Judge Realty 484-1514 * 307 Briarcliff Circle Windsor Forest Easy walk to Windsor Forest Elementary and Windsor Forest High School! 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, living room, dining room, den and family room. New carpet and garage has been converted into a nice family room. Two car carport and a fenced in backyard with metal storage building. Roof and AC compressor 1 year old and house is well above grade with no flooding problems. Some furnishings for sale. Call Betty Stevenson at 912-351-0510 or 912-224-5200.* Super Floor Plan 3 bedrooms, 2 1/2 baths. Includes extra lot. Midtown 2864 sq. ft. heated. 2 car garage &breezeway. $359,000 Asking price. Call Betty Stevenson with Prudential at 912351-0510 or 912-2245200 * 307 E 51st Totally renovated Ardsley Park home just steps from McCauley Park. 3 bedrooms, sunroom, fabulous kitchen with island is a cook's dream. Fenced yard, deck, off street parking. It's even wired for sound and has a new roof! Reduced to $249,000. Call Lisa Moore at 441-9314 or visit www.morehomesofsavannah.c om *








18 E 41st Starland Design Dis trict Classic Victorian beauty with fully restored exterior in area of high interest and active restoration and new construction. Original details abound including restored standing seam roof, and heart pine floors. Buyer to complete interior. Call Lisa Moore at 441-9314 or visit www.morehomesofsavannah.c om*

730 E 48th Ardsley Park Great opportunity to buy in Ardsley for less! Adorable 3 bedroom bungalow with all the details such as wood floors, high ceilings and front porch. This one even has off street parking, a garage, and wonderful courtyard with fountain. A little love and care will make this bungalow fabulous! Call Lisa Moore at 441-9314 or visit

2210 ATLANTIC All American Bungalow Charming Baldwin Park bungalow, white picket fence and all! This adorable home has been renovated and offers 2BR/1BA, wrap-around porch, marble accents, new kitchen appliances and much, much more! Large 60 x 100 lot is great for all kinds of entertaining. Truly a Gem! Make this your home for $124,900. Call Lori Judge or Sheri Cermak 236-1000


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1505 Grove St Great investment or star ter home! Charming 3BR/1BA bungalow in the Eastern Victorian District is completely renovated and ready to move in. New fixtures, hardwood floors, central heat and air, electric and plumbing system. Lots of Southern Charm! Offered at just $98,500 Call Lori Judge or Sheri Cermak, Judge Realty 236-1000 *

138 Walz Circle Totally Redone Starter Home or Investment Property. New Roof, paint, tile flooring and door. 3br/1.5ba, eat-in kitchen, large yard. Asking $131,000. Call Lori Judge or Sheri Cermak, Judge Realty 236-1000 *

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695-7733. Commercial Property Eastside Commercial Building 2,600 + sq. feet. Great location. Front and back access, large bay with overhead door. Offices and baths. Call Betty Stevenson with Prudential at 912351-0510 or 912-2245200.*

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660 East 39th Street Renovated building on huge lot is a great opportunity for investors! Zoned R-4 with 3 rental units will have you cash flowing immediately. Located in an active area of renovation. New electric, alarm system and much more. A lot of opportunity with this property! $165,000 Call Lori Judge or Sheri Cermak, Judge Realty 236-1000 *

2210 Atlantic Charming Baldwin Park bungalow, white picket fence and all! This adorable home has been completely renovated and offers 2BR/1BA, wrap porch, marble accents, new kitchen, appliances and much more! Large 60 x 100 lot is great for all kinds of entertaining. Truly a Gem! Make this your home for $124,900 Call Lori Judge or Sheri Cermak, J udge Realty 236-1000 *

1 Moss Hammock Lane One of few remaining lots at the Landings. Corner lot in upscale neighborhood, custom Home plans available. Build you dream home! Asking $185,900. Call Sonja Bannon, Judge Realty @ 912-441-4470.

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LEGACY SQUARE 171 Parkview Road $185,000 Just like new home with many upgrades in desirable neighborhood. 4 bedrooms, 21/2 baths, separate living and dining rooms, 2 car garage, and huge backyard. Call Lori Judge, 484-1514.* Duplex Deal - 1113 East Park Ave. "Two" 2BR/1BA units ready for renovation. Live in one side while you rent the other. Situated on a double lot in an active area of renovation. Asking $75,000 Call Lori Judge 484-1514 *

1507 Grove St Absolutely charming Eastern Victorian bungalow! This move in ready 2BR/1BA home is remodeled with new central heat and air, electric and plumbing system. Fenced in yard great for entertaining. New fixtures and adorable paint job make this a must see property! Great for 1st time home buyer or investor! Move in today for just $92,500 Call Lori Judge or Sheri Cermak, Judge Realty 236-1000 *

27 E 55th Large Ardsley home with 3 bedrooms and 2 1/2 baths. Open floor plan is great for entertaining, wonder ful kitchen with Italian cabinets,Silestone counters, and stainless steel appliances. Master suite with private sunroom and bath. Only $329,000. Call Lisa Moore at 441-9314 or visit

LORI JUDGE Broker 912-484-1514 912-236-1000 SHERI CERMAK Agent 912-272-2494 SOJNA BANNON Realtor 912-441-4470.

455 Mall Blvd Oglethorpe Place #80 Absolutely like brand new and located in Oglethorpe Place on Mall Blvd. This 2-story brick townhouse is THE perfect first home, snow bird get away... or even good for an investment. Repainted from top to bottom, new carpet & tile thruought, new kitchen appliances, and remodeled bathrooms. This home offers you over 1500sq. ft. of living space, in 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths and seperate living/dining rooms. Assigned parking, community pool, tennis, & clubhse and all under a canopy of grand live oaks. $159,900. William @ 912.412.5517

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109 Barksdale Drive $155,000 House is beautiful. 3 bedroom, full bath, living room/dining room combo, over sized laundry room, super office, den with fireplace, lamenated floors in living room/dining room and office plus ceramic floors in den, kitchen, laundry room. Screened in porch that is large, shaded and very private. Call Betty Stevenson on her cell at 2245200 or at home at 351-0510.

Listing Agent Betty Stevenson (H) 912-351-0510 (C) 912-224-5200

When it comes time to finance your first home, you should be able to work with a mortgage professional who will provide you with great rates, the perfect loan product and no hassles.

Before you go to settlement on a new home, you and your builder will “walk through” the house to conduct a final inspection. The walkthrough provides an opportunity for you to learn how your new home works and to spot items that need to be corrected or adjusted. Often, a builder will use the walk-through to inform buyers about: The operation of the house’s components. The buyer’s responsibilities for maintenance and upkeep. Warranty coverage and procedures. The larger community in which the home is located. When you buy a new appliance or piece of equipment, such as a washing machine, you usually have to read the instructions before you can understand how to use all of the features. With a new house, you will be receiving a stack of instruction booklets all at once. It helps if someone can take the time to show you how to operate all of the kitchen appliances, the heating and cooling systems, the water heater, and other features in the home. Such an orientation is particularly useful considering that when moving into a new home, people often are so busy that they have trouble finding time to read instruction booklets. Learning about maintenance and upkeep responsibilities is very important. Most new homes come with a one-year warranty on workmanship and materials. However, such warranties do not cover problems that develop because of failure to perform required maintenance. Many builders provide a booklet explaining common upkeep responsibilities and how to perform them. Should a warranted problem arise after you move in, the builder is likely to have a set of warranty service procedures to follow. Except in emergencies, requests for service should be in writing. This is not because the builder is trying to be bureaucratic. Rather, it is to ensure that everyone clearly understands the service to be performed. The person receiving a service request is not likely to be the person performing the work, and you don’t want to rely on word of mouth for transmission of your service order. Many builders schedule two visits during the first year — one near the beginning and the other near the end — to make necessary adjustments and to perform work of a non-emergency nature. You should not expect a builder to rush out immediately for a problem such as a nail pop in your drywall. Such problems occur because of the natural settling of the house and are best addressed in one visit near the end of the first year. If you have moved to a new home from a nearby area, you probably will not spend much time at the walk-through talking about the larger community in which the home is located. However, if you are moving to a new community, a builder can often provide a packet of material to help you become acclimated. With respect to inspecting the house, an effective way to handle this is with a checklist. The list should include everything that needs attention, and you and your builder should agree to a timetable for repairs. Builders prefer to remedy problems before you move in, because it is easier for them to work in an empty house. Some items may have to be corrected after move-in. For instance, if your walk-through is in the winter, your builder may have to delay landscaping adjustments until spring. It is important that you be very thorough and observant during the walk-through. Carefully examine all surfaces of counters, fixtures, floors and walls for possible damage. Sometimes, disputes arise because a buyer may discover a gouge in a counter top after move-in, and there is no way to prove whether it was caused by the builder’s workers or the buyer’s movers. Many builders ask their buyers to sign a form at the walk-through stating that all surfaces have been inspected and that there was no damage other than what has been noted on the walk-through checklist. Ask a lot of questions during the walk-through and take notes on the answers. Never be afraid to appear stupid by asking too many questions. That is how you learn. It is important to view the walk-through as a positive learning experience that will enhance your enjoyment of your home.




Join Richmond Hill’s premier community at the lowest cost ever. 1BR/1BA $450 • 2BR/1BA $510 2BR/2BA $530 • 3BR/2BA $600 Clubhouse • Swimming Pool & Sundeck • Extensive Fitness Center Washer/Dryer Connections Modern Decor

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Building Lot Eastside 45x110 approximate size. Priced to sell at $30,000. Call Betty Stevenson with Prudential at 912351-0510 or 912-2245200* Business Only For Sale Parcel Forwarding located at 7082 Hodgeson Memorial Drive. Priced at $60,000. Make an offer. Call Betty with Prudentialfor tax info and showing at 912-351-0510 or 912-224-5200*

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9 17th Place Tybee Island 2 bedrooms/2baths, highceilings, pets ok with deposit. Long term $1,250 per month, month to month. Go to website

WE BUY HOUSES Need repairs? Vacant? Has’t sold yet? Liens, divorce, etc. Let us help, call today. We are NOT agents. Quick offers. Quick closing. Call 351-0500.


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Sun Coast Realty 912 507-9800 or 912 266-3095.* 517 East Harris Street FURNISHED, month to month rental and a great house. 3 story free standing home with enclosed porch, 3 bedrooms, one used for an excercise room, 2 fireplaces, 3 full baths, 2 half baths, 2 of f street parking spaces and fenced and gated courtyard. Move right in, everything you need is there. $1800 per month. Call Rhondda @ Sun Coast Realty 912 507-9800 * Furnished Carriage House For Rent Located at Historic Jones St. Cute 1 BR/1 BA, Central HVAC, Dishwasher, Washer/Dryer, 1 Off Street Parking. $1200/month Call Judge Realty 236-1000*

Wilmington Island 6523 Concord Road Adorable 3BR/2BA House, Large Fenced Back Yard, Hot Tub, 2 Car Garage $1800/month Call Judge Realty 236-1000.* CARRIAGE HOUSE 1bedroom, newly built, garage optional. $850/mo. 912-6612455.

539 EAST GWINNETT ST 3 bedroom, 1 bath, Historic District house. Has it all! Clean, like new, open living room, CHA, washer/dryer, dishwasher, fenced, porches, beautiful wood floors. Near Kroger and Starfish Cafe. $1000/monthly. Lease negotiable. Call 912-341-8004 or 912695-5426.

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We buy houses & lots/land. Don’t Stress! We buy “as is”! (No bank inspections needed) Quick, Fair Offers. Fast Closings. Avoid Foreclosure

Starland District Large 3 BR / 1 BA Apartment, Central HVAC, Washer/Dryer, Private Balcony. $850/month Includes Water. Call Judge Realty 236-1000*

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925 E/ 37th Street Large commercial property. over 13,000 square feet. A lot of potential! Owner financing available. $175,000. Call Lori Judge Judge Realty 484-1514.*

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LaTrelle Pevey 912-658-7777 912-826-2550 ADAMS PEVEY Adams Pevey.


Gated Community in Effingham County. Beautiful low country on large wooded lot, large bonus, master on main has master bath with double vanities, whirlpool and walk in marble shower. Kitchen has island, large pantry and bay window. Eating area and screened porch off of kitchen. Separate Dining Room. Call LaTrelle @ 658-7777 for your personal showing. $282,900 ERA Adams-Pevey Realty 826-2550 H-4310

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Loan Officer Cell: 658-2889

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Loan Officer Cell: 230-4124

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FOUR STAR PROPERTY MANAGEMENT, 912897-3138 PETS NEGOTIABLESAVANNAH GORDONSTON (furnished apartment) 1840 Skidaway Road 2bd/1ba, upstairs apartment, private entrance, central heat/air, of f street parking. $600. GORDONSTON (unfurnished apartment) 1840 Skidaway Road 2bd/1ba downstairs apartment, with hardwood floors, kitchen. LR, DR, sunroom, deck, and w/d available, central heat/air. $900 POOLER GODLEY PARK SUBDIVISION WAVERLY SUBDIVISION (unfurnished homes for rent) Near the airport. New homes & townhomes. 2, 3, & 4bd. Furnished kitchens. From $800 to $1550. Move-in discounts available.

Apartments for Rent 138 W. 51st Street. Newly renovated triplex, across SCAD's Montgomery Hall Bldg. 2 bedroom, 1 bath, Bonus Room, LR, kitchen, washer/dr yer, H/W floors, Cen H/A, Courtyard & offstreet parking $750/month And 1Bedroom, 1Bath for $500/month Contact: 912-484-5181 or 912-220-1020 *

Historic District 219 W. Waldburg Large 1BR/1BA Apartment, Central HVAC, Washer/Dryer Great Location! $750/month Call Judge Realty 236-1000* Spacious downtown apar tment for rent. Front and back porches, washer & dryer hookup, of f-street parking, courtyard and MUCH more. Must See! Please call 912-2478164. * ARDSLEY PARK CARRIAGE HOUSE, 1 bedroom apt., Hardwood floors, High ceilings, Freshly Painted, Washer/Dryer, off-street parking. $650/month includes all utilities and cable TV. Call 912-2324750.

HISTORIC DISTRICT 1310 E. HENRY ST. Four Units Available 2-bedroom, 1-bath apartments, 1200 sqf t, separate living room, dining room. Completely remodeled with Central Heat/Air, Washer/Dryer furnished, dishwasher, fireplace, kitchens by Ikea. Off-street parking, 6-month to one-year leases. $795/month William 912-412-5517 or Lazaro @ 912-272-0382.

SUPER TYPE Make your classified ad stand out for only $2.00 extra a week. Sell it fast with a bold headline in Super Type! Call 238-2040.*

LOFTS ON DRAYTON Historic District. Upscale 2 bedroom, 1 bath apartment. Available now, $1250/month. Security entrance, washer/dryer, dishwasher. Incredible location over Parker’s Market 231-1001 ext 4.

LOFTS ON DRAYTON Historic District. Upscale 2 bedroom, 1 bath apartment. Available now, $1250/month. Security entrance, washer/dryer, dishwasher. Incredible location over Parker’s Market 231-1001 ext 4.

$$ I BUY HOUSES $$ We buy houses & lots/land. Don’t Stress! We buy “as is”! (No bank inspections needed) Quick, Fair Offers. Fast Closings. Avoid Foreclosure

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AVAILABLE WEEKLY/MONTHLY. Fully furnished carriage house apar tment. Baldwin Park. Queen bed, large walk-in closet, full bath, all appliances, linens, dishes, satellite TV, wireless internet. $185/week. $780/month. See pics @ Call Chris 912-201-0087 or 247-0709.

Roommates Wanted WILMINGTON ISLANDsomeone to share 2-bedroom 2-bath apartment. $384/month plus half utilities. Deposit and references required. Call 912-897-3095 FEMALE NEEDED TO SHARE 4-bedroom 2bath house in midtown. Washer/dryer, fenced yard, pets ok. $300/month. Call 912655-4668 SHARE 5 Bedroom house on Tybee. $500 month. Includes private entrance, bath, parking and all utilities. Alternative lifestyle OK. No pets or drug abusers. 9am-10pm, 912-2728883.


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Paint & Body Work Reasonably Priced Insurance Claims We buy wrecks

355-5932 94 BLACK PLYMOUTH Lazer Good condition. Minor body damage. $1300 obo. 912-2335208

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DON’T GET CAUGHT IN THIS WEB! When you think of “online shopping,” you envision browsing through pages of results for clothing, music cds and movie dvds, collectibles, sporting merchandise, almost anything you can imagine. But what about your home? Are you going to add a three-bedroom, two-and-a-half bath with fenced yard to your “shopping cart” and proceed to checkout with your credit card information? It may seem like a ridiculous scenario, but the reason people look for (and sell) things online is the convenience. It may seem harmless enough to browse the offerings on “For Sale By Owner” websites, but be wary of the information presented there. Like elsewhere on the web, misinformation abounds.

If you want to begin your search from the comfort of home while relaxing in your pajamas, start by looking at what licensed real estate agencies are offering. You can find “virtual tours” and links to neighborhood information that are backed up by the agency offering the listings. As it stands right now, you don’t get much protection from do-ityourself listing sites. Be aware that these “For Sale By Owner” websites are not yet regulated and not held to the same high standards that you expect from a real estate professional. The Internet might be a great place to start your research, but ultimately meet with a professional face-to-face to guarantee both your legal rights and home buying satisfaction.


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Nancy Krembs, Realtor

cell phone: 657-4909 email: website:

388 BELTED KING FISHER LANE Magnificent estate-sized lot on the 6th fairway of the Ogeechee Golf Club at the Ford Plantation. Heavily wooded 2.93 acres priced far below appraised value. Court order forces sale. Make an offer. Nancy Krembs 657-4909.

Susan Ason, Realtor

cell phone: 308-1681 email: website:

22 West Harris Street

Tybee’s Best - South Beach

Splendid 5BR/5.5BA Historic 4-story brick single family home near Madison Square. Features original architectural details, floor to ceiling windows, and original Heart Pine floors. Includes a carriage house and a garden apartment. Susan Ason 308-1681 or Celia Dunn 234-3323.

Historic South Tybee location with a 220 degree wrap-around ocean view is unique and stunning. 1940's cottage sold in AS IS condition. $2,200,000. Susan Ason 308-1681.

414 E. Huntington St. Lovely free standing Victorian home has large room and an open kitchen with fireplace. Two story frame home was built for Dennis McCarthy in 1897. Large balcony off the master bedroom and a nice deck overlook an inviting, shady walled garden. Includes 2 off-street parking spaces. Susan Ason 308-1681 or Celia Dunn 234-3323.

“Traditional Ardsley Home” Lovely restored home near Hull Park, 3BR/2BA, with fenced yard, large deck, Koi pond and detached workshop. Perfect move-in condition! 717 East 56th Street. Offered at $229,000. Christi Oates, 695-5945.

“Desirable Isle of Hope” Florida style ranch home with marsh view, 3BR/2BA on 1/3 acre lot. Enjoy perfect peace and beautiful nature just 7 minutes from downtown. 7424 Hemlock Avenue. Offered at $225,000. Christi Oates, 695-5945.

Brandon Williams, Realtor, CSP cell phone: 308-4008 email: website:

521 EAST YORK STREET Wonderful 3BR/3BA antebellum home w/ a late 20th Century addition allowing for 3,500 sq. ft. of glorious living space. Located on a lovely sun-filled corner overlooking Greene Square in the Landmark Historic District. $749,000. Brandon Williams 308-4008.

1114 and 1116 JEFFERSON STREET Wonderful restored townhomes with off-street parking and a fenced backyard. Lots of original details. Great space in a convenient location. Brandon Williams 308-4008.

105 WEST OGLETHORPE AVENUE Wonderful 2BR/2BA condo located in the old YWCA bldg. in the heart of the Historic District. Beautiful contemporary renovation w/ artistic detail features cooling interior brick walls, concrete floor w/ exotic wood inlay throughtout, facinating kitchen w/ stainless appliances, and a very large masonry fireplace. $349,900. Brandon Williams 308-4008.

308 EAST 33rd STREET Attractive, free-standing, newly-built home in Thomas Square. 2-story, 4BR/3BA home features wood flooring throughout, a gourmet kitchen with granite countertops and stainless appliances, living room, dining room, den, and a beautiful curving staircase to the 2nd floor. $357,500. Brandon Williams 308-4008.

505 HARTRIDGE STREET A must see! Fantastic 2BR/1BA single family home in the Landmark Historic District. Vaulted ceilings, beautiful hardwood floors, gourmet kitchen, private back yard w/ deck, and off-street parking. Walk to everything. Better than a condo at a condo price! $245,000. Nancy Krembs 657-4909.

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208 WEST HALL STREET Lovely Savannah grey brick townhome and garden apartment priced below appraised value. Totally renovated with 3,787 sq. ft., 11 ft. ceilings, 6 fireplaces, and heart pine floors. Steps from Forsyth Park. Best buy in the Historic District. Nancy Krembs 657-4909.

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135 BULL RIVER BLUFF DRIVE Waterfront resort living at this price? Fabulous views of the pond, lagoon, marina, river and marsh! 2BR/2BA, new HVAC and kitchen appliances. 1st floor, no steps. Wonderful screened porch and deck. Pristine condition. Hurry! Won’t last! $179,500. Nancy Krembs 657-4909 or Monica McGoldrick 667-7407.

Christi Oates, Realtor

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