Friday October 9th, 2015 9:35PM

Braselton presents "Oz the Great & Powerful" under the stars

By Staff
BRASELTON - Under the Braselton Stars continues Saturday with the fantasy-adventure, "Oz the Great and Powerful."<br /> <br /> James Franco stars as a small-time circus magician who is hurled by a tornado away from dusty Kansas to the vibrant Land of Oz. First he believes he hits fame and fortune then meets three witches who are not convinced he is the great wizard. As he attempts to restore order to Oz, he must determine who is good and who is evil. He puts his magic to work.<br /> <br /> The movie also stars Mila Kunis, Rachel Weisz and Michelle Williams. The 130-minute film is rated PG and is a 2013 release by Walt Disney Studios.<br /> <br /> Movies are free of charge and begin at dusk (about 7:30) and are sponsored by the Braselton Visitors Bureau Authority. Blankets and chairs are welcome. Vendors will offer treats along with the Braselton Lions Club which presents baked goods and concessions.<br /> <br /> Braselton Park is located on Harrison Street in the down's historic downtown. <br />
© Copyright 2015
All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed without permission.
Missing Ga. bank director arrested in Brunswick
A bank director accused of losing millions of investors' dollars before vanishing last year was arrested Tuesday during a traffic stop in a city in south Georgia.
7:00PM ( 1 year ago )
S&P 500 index has its best year since 1997
The stock market closed out a record year with more all-time highs on Tuesday, giving U.S. indexes their biggest annual gains in almost two decades.
6:56PM ( 1 year ago )
Colorado readies for 'Green Wednesday' pot sales
Police were adding extra patrols around pot shops in eight Colorado towns that plan to allow recreational sales to anyone over 21 on Jan. 1.
1:52PM ( 1 year ago )
Business News
Sex offender held in Hall County for failing to register
A 47-year-old man was booked into the Hall County Jail Tuesday, being held without bond for allegedly failing to register as a sex offender, his second such arrest.
6:09PM ( 1 year ago )
Pharmacy robberies may involve same suspect
Oakwood Police Tuesday afternoon released details in a pharmacy robbery they're investigating, similar to one that happened in the Hall County Tuesday morning.
5:46PM ( 1 year ago )
Victim critical following apartment fire
A 41-year-old woman was in critical but stable condition Tuesday after being rescued from an apartment fire in Forsyth County late Monday afternoon.
3:16PM ( 1 year ago )
Local/State News
Lula prepares to grow; Hall County wants to be involved
This small city in northeast Hall County (estimated 2013 population of 2,847) wants to be ready for what’s coming; the Economic Development Council, an extension of the Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce wants to help them reach that point. Some fence-mending, however, might first be needed.
11:22AM ( 4 days ago )
Boil water advisory issued for many Demorest users
Demorest Water System customers who experienced an outage or low pressure Sunday should boil water used for consumption or food preparation.
10:10PM ( 4 days ago )
Jackson EMC Foundation reaches $10 million donation mark
The Jackson EMC Foundation has reached the $10 million donation mark.
6:51PM ( 1 week ago )
Hall County SPLOST Citizen Review Committee wants all cities involved
The Hall County SPLOST VII Citizens’ Review Committee met for the second time Monday afternoon at the Hall County Government Center, elected leaders and immediately began sharing their visions of the committee’s objectives.
8:53PM ( 1 week ago )
Georgia Poultry Federation launches initiative to educate GA farmers on bird flu
The Georgia Poultry Federation is working to educate farmers in an effort to brace against "impending risks of avian flu" this fall.
11:09AM ( 1 week ago )