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75 Years Ago, War Came To Georgia’s Coast

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Historians Mimi Rogers and Michael Higgins talk about the submarine attacks that killed 22 mariners off the coast of Georgia on April 8th, 1942. Rogers, curator of the Coastal Georgia Historical Society, and Higgins, a retired merchant seamen, describe the torpedoing of the SS Oklahoma and Esso Baton Rouge near St. Simons Island.

Fragments Of Forgotten History Unearthed Near Golf Course

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Archaeologist Laura Seifert of Armstrong State University talks about a Catholic school for newly freed slaves built shortly after the end of the Civil War on Skidaway Island. Seifert and her students are excavating the short-lived school site, which is slated to become a home near a golf course in a gated community.

Every Space Tells A Story

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Interior designer Lisa Pinyan of LS3P talks about her profession, what she considers her favorite projects and trends in the industry. She has designed schools, libraries, corporate headquarters and other projects in a career with architecture firms.

Racing Little Cars, Club Marks 30 Years

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Remote-controlled car racers talk about their hobby. Their club, the Savannah-Chatham Off-Road Racing Enthusiasts (SCORE), and its outdoor track, the Phil Hurd Raceway at Lake Mayer, are celebrating 30 years of racing little cars.

Captivating Photos Paint Island In New Shades

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Photographer Jill Stuckey talks about her colorful images of Ossabaw Island. Longtime island caretaker Roger Parker talks about his work as Georgia’s “saltwater cowboy.” The couple are featured in a new book, “Ossabaw Island: A Sense of Place,” published by Mercer University Press.

Isaac Smith Defines Himself

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Singer-songwriter Isaac Smith talks about his transition from sacred to secular music. A pastor’s son, he started writing his own music when he moved to Savannah a few years ago. His voice and style are very “of the moment.”

Climate Conference Spotlights Georgia Science, Activism

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Excerpts from interviews and presentations recorded at the “Prepare, Respond and Adapt – Is Georgia Climate Ready” conference on Jekyll Island. Subjects include tropical storms, droughts, fisheries, vulnerability assessments, living shorelines, energy, climate change skepticism and what we can do to fight global warming.

Never Live Below Your Potential

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Retired cosmetologist, former salon owner and Stiletto Society founder Sarita Pittman talks about overcoming challenges and succeeding in business. She outlines her life’s journey from discouraged hair stylist to wealth-building entrepreneur. Pittman empowers women to achieve their full potential.