State News

June 25, 2013

GPB Radio’s Summer Listening Series puts the public back in public radio

(Continued)

July 29-Aug. 1

"On Point"

Hosted by award-winning journalist Tom Ashbrook, “On Point” features lively conversation covering everything from breaking news to ancient poetry with writers, politicians, journalists, artists, scientists and ordinary citizens from around the world. http://onpoint.wbur.org

Aug. 5-8

"Tell Me More"

Bold, honest, engaging, “Tell Me More” is a new interview show from NPR News. Host Michel Martin welcomes everyone from international newsmakers to everyday people to reveal whole stories from many, different perspectives. http://www.npr.org/programs/tell-me-more/

Aug. 12-15

"The Story"

People tell stories all of the time. “The Story” is a unique program that searches them out and bundles them up into a daily show. Host Dick Gordon brings a unique mix of material to the air, including everything from podcasts to fiction readings to special airings of radio classics. http://www.thestory.org

Aug. 19-22

"To The Point"

From politics and international affairs to technology, the arts and the environment, award-winning journalist Warren Olney presents thought-provoking discussion of major news stories in three segments: Making News, generated by the day's breaking news headlines; Defining the Story, a highly researched, in-depth discussion of a single subject from the front pages; and Reporter's Notebook, a news or human interest feature. http://www.pri.org/to-the-point.html

As one of the largest PBS stations in the nation, Georgia Public Broadcasting (GPB Media), has been creating content worth sharing for over 50 years. With nine television stations, 17 radio stations and a multi-faceted web presence, GPB strives to educate, entertain and enrich the lives of our viewers and listeners with programming that includes statewide radio news, current affairs, high school sports, educational resources for teachers and students and enlightening programs about our state like "Georgia Outdoors," "Georgia Traveler" and "Today in Georgia History."

Listen to Georgia Public Broadcasting on these stations: Albany - 91.7 FM, Athens - 91.7 FM, Augusta - 90.7 FM, Brunswick - 88.9 FM, Carrollton - 90.7 FM, Columbus - 88.1 FM, Dahlonega - 89.5 FM, Dalton – 98.9 FM,  Demorest - 88.3 FM, Folkston – 91.3 FM, Fort Gaines - 90.9 FM, Macon - 89.7 FM, Savannah - 91.1 FM, Rome – 97.7 FM, Tifton - 91.1 FM, Valdosta - 91.7 FM, Waycross - 90.1 FM.

 

 

 

 

 

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  • One charged in death of Dalton woman, another sought

    A Dalton woman found dead in Calhoun earlier this month is believed to have died of a drug overdose after two Calhoun residents abandoned her in a car behind the VFW on East Line Street, Lt. Tony Pyle with the Calhoun Police Department said Wednesday afternoon.

    June 18, 2014

  • Guard shot at FedEx center to undergo 14th surgery

    A security guard critically wounded when a gunman went on a rampage at a FedEx facility is scheduled to undergo his 14th operation Tuesday.

    May 27, 2014

  • Arson ruled out as cause of chemical plant fire

    Police say investigators have been able to rule out arson or foul play as the cause of a massive fire at a chemical plant outside Atlanta that spewed black smoke and flames visible for miles.

    May 27, 2014

  • Teen tied to shopping cart drowns in lake

    Georgia Department of Natural Resources officials say a teen has died after being tied to a shopping cart and pushed into Lake Allatoona.

    May 25, 2014

  • Underground tattoo artists frustrate officials

    The work of tattoo artists whose living rooms double as body art studios might come cheap, but experts say the unsterile -- and illegal -- work environments could leave clients in pain long after the initial sting of the needle subsides.

    May 25, 2014

  • No runoff lets Republicans focus on Rep. Barrow

    While Georgia Republicans have to wait until July to settle runoff races for the U.S. Senate and three open House seats, one of the biggest GOP victories in the primary elections last week went to Augusta businessman Rick W. Allen.

    May 25, 2014

  • Audit probes juvenile justice turnover rate

    A state audit cites low pay, long hours and management concerns as reasons for a relatively high turnover rate at the Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice.

    May 25, 2014

  • Atlanta schools ex-tech director to be sentenced

    After his relationship with the superintendent of Atlanta’s school system soured, a former technology director for the district set up a kickback scheme to pad his pockets before he left his job, according to court documents.

    May 24, 2014

  • Georgia veteran, 92, honored at surprise ceremony

    Family and friends surprised a 92-year-old World War II veteran from Georgia on Memorial Day by honoring him and presenting him with the World War II Victory Medal.

    May 24, 2014

  • Police: Massive chemical plant fire extinguished

    Authorities say a massive fire at a chemical plant outside Atlanta that spewed black smoke and flames visible for miles has been extinguished.

    May 24, 2014