Saturday October 10th, 2015 12:09PM
11:23AM ( 46 minutes ago ) News Alert

NY Times best selling author to appear at Brenau

By Staff
GAINESVILLE - New York Times Best Selling author Mary Alice Monroe will be appearing at Brenau University on Monday, October 21, according to University officials.

Monroe's book, The Butterfly's Daughter, was chosen as the common reader for all members of the First Year Seminar classes at Brenau. The author will be meeting with those students at 12:30 p.m. and then Monroe will be giving a free, public reading at Pearce Auditorium at 7:30 p.m.

Mary Alice Monroe is the author of over a dozen novels, several non-fiction titles and children's books. Her body of work reflects her commitment to the natural world through literature. Monroe has served on the faculty of numerous writer's conferences and retreats. She is a featured speaker at events, both literary and conservation. Her books have achieved several best seller lists, including the New York Times, SIBA, USA Today and are sold world wide. Her first children's book received several awards, including the ASPCA Henry Bergh award. Monroe was awarded the SC Center for the Book Award for Fiction and the International Book Award for Green Fiction.
© Copyright 2015 AccessWDUN.com
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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed without permission.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 ( 5 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 ( 5 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 )