Tuesday, December 16, 2008

Weekend Gazette: December 20-21, 2008



On the next Weekend Gazette, exploring the nostalgic, the new and the humourous side Christmas traditions.
Including a look at the creation of one of an all time favorite ... A Charlie Brown Christmas.
Join Valarie Edwards for Weekend Gazette.
Sunday at 4 right here on GPB.

Tuesday, December 2, 2008

Weekend Gazette: December 6-7, 2008

This week, exploring the distinct communication styles of men and women. Experts say behaviour learned on the playground could have disasterous consequences in the boardroom. Author Connie Glaser joins us on Weekend Gazette to talk about her new book, GenderTalk Works: 7 Steps to Cracking the Gender Code at Word. We'll also have your Weekend Gazette calendar, featuring family fun and entertainment all around the state. All this and more on Weekend Gazette, hosted by Valarie Edwards. Saturday afternoon at 12PM and again on Sunday at 4PM.

Tuesday, November 25, 2008

Weekend Gazette: November 29-30, 2008



On the next Weekend Gazette, we kick off the holiday season with a tradition which has lasted for nearly a century. Since 1926, the glee clubs of Atlanta's Spelman College and Morehouse College have joined together to present a free holiday concert to the local community. We preview that concert live from our GPB studios. Join me for Weekend Gazette, Saturday at noon and again Sunday at 4, here on GPB.

Tuesday, November 18, 2008

Weekend Gazette: November 22-23, 2008




This year marks the 45th anniversary of the death of President John F. Kennedy Jr. On the next Weekend Gazette, remembering the nation’s 35th president. Plus, we talk one-on-one with the state's top judge on keeping kids out of jail and rebuilding Georgia's families. And, startling statistics from health officials on the elderly and AIDS. All that plus your Weekend Gazette calendar. Coming your way this Saturday at noon and again Sunday at 4, here on GPB.

Friday, November 7, 2008

Weekend Gazette: November 8-9, 2008



This week on Weekend Gazette, reflections on Barack Obama's historic victory as president elect of the United States, and what that means to Georgians. Also on Weekend Gazette, we discuss a new book on the life and career of legendary Georgia musician James Brown. All this and more on Weekend Gazette, hosted by Valarie Edwards. Saturday afternoon at 12PM and again on Sunday at 4PM.

Thursday, October 30, 2008

Weekend Gazette, November 1-2, 2008




Coming up on this week's Weekend Gazette ... in the final days of this historic race toward the White House, we update the latest election news. And, we’ll hear from the trio of candidates vying to become Georgia's next Senator. They include incumbent Republican Saxby Chambliss, Democrat Jim Martin and Libertarian Allen Buckley. And, while the right to vote is considered a basic American right for many, not everyone has equal access to the voting booth. We'll have that story for you and more on Weekend Gazette. Each Saturday afternoon at 12 and again Sunday at 4PM.

Thursday, October 23, 2008

WEEKEND GAZETTE, October 25-26, 2008


On this week's show, television’s Judge Glenda Hatchett, on the power of positive parenting. Thousands attended her recent “Parent Power” workshop in Atlanta where she offered up her rules for positive parenting. Topping the list ... setting boundaries. And reporter Dave Bender with the latest election news. We'll also have your Weekend Gazette calendar as well. Weekend Gazette comes your way each Saturday afternoon at 12 and again Sunday at 4PM.

Saturday, October 11, 2008

Weekend Gazette, October 18-19, 2008



On this week's show -- Candace Bushnell -- the author behind the blockbusters "Sex and the City" and "Lipstick Jungle" stops by the GPB studios to talk about her latest book. If you think wealthy people don't have problems, "One Fifth Avenue" will change your mind. In the landmark building on New York City's Washington Square, there is jealousy, infidility, insecurity and double dealing intrigue. We'll also feature the best of GPB's award winning daily newsmagazine Georgia Gazette. And, we'll have your Weekend Gazette calendar as well. Weekend Gazette comes your way each Saturday afternoon at 12 and again Sunday at 4PM. Listen to find out how you can win a free copy of her latest book.

Tuesday, October 7, 2008

Weekend Gazette, October 11-12, 2008


Tune into hear Weekend Gazette, this Saturday at noon.
On this week’s show, the real woman behind the award winning movie .... "The Three Faces of Eve."
And, we catch up with Buzz Aldrin, 50 years after his history making space walk.
All that plus your Weekend Gazette calendar.
Weekend Gazette comes your way each Saturday at noon and again Sundays at 4:00.

Thursday, October 2, 2008

Weekend Gazette, October 4-5, 2008


On this week's show, with Wall Street crumbling investigative journalist Benjamin Dover says it's possible to save your home from foreclosure. Tune in to hear how you can win a free copy of Ben's book. And, how Chattooga is doing as several businesses close in the wake of the financial crisis. We'll have your Georgia Gazette Calendar for you as well. And, we recall Georgia native son, Otis Redding. Weekend Gazette airs Saturdays on GPB at noon, and again Sunday afternoons at 4PM.

Tuesday, September 30, 2008

Weekend Gazette, September 27-28, 2008


On this week's show, looking for gas in Georgia. Drivers in portions of north Georgia on the hunt for a station with fuel for a fill-up-what the Governor says. ‘Private probation’ for some people busted for a misdemeanor in Georgia. Does the process take advantage of the poor? And, a photographer talks about his work from Savannah’s Civil Rights Era. From the sports desk, we’ll chat with broadcaster Pete Van Wieren about the Braves’ dismal season, and hear the famous football calls of Larry Munson, who retired from the Georgia Bulldog microphone this week. All of that plus your Weekend Gazette calendar coming your way. Weekend Gazette airs Saturdays on GPB at noon, and again Sunday afternoons at 4PM.

Weekend Gazette, September 20-21, 2008


On this week’s show, the U-S economy made international headlines again this week when the feds stepped in to take over AIG. Here at home, Democratic leaders in the Georgia General Assembly are calling for a special session in the face of the state's looming 2.6 billion dollar budget shortfall. And, where does Georgia stand on the national political stage? All of that plus your Weekend Gazette calendar coming your way. Weekend Gazette airs Saturdays at noon on GPB, and again Sunday afternoons at 4PM.

Tuesday, September 9, 2008

Weekend Gazette, September 13-14, 2008



On this week’s show, we meet two men. Chuck Butler worked for a private security company which trains Iraqi police. Ayad Majeed was a translator for coalition forces, until he fled Iraq fearing for his life. Tune in for this remarkable story of how circumstances forged a relationship closer than blood. And, now in our series from around the southeast … from WOUT radio in Nashville, Tennessee reporter Chrissy Keuper on how poachers of American Wild Ginseng have threatened this once abundant and free wild species. We’ll also have your Weekend Gazette calendar, plus a look back at the week’s top news stories. Join host Valarie Edwards for Weekend Gazette on Saturdays at Noon, and again Sundays at 4:00PM here on GPB.

Thursday, September 4, 2008

Weekend Gazette, September 8-9, 2008


On this week's show, we talk health care insurance with state Senator Judson Hill (R-Marietta). Hill says he's got a plan to provide health insurance for 'high risk' patients and the 'uninsurable.' And, he promises it won't cost Georgia taxpayers a dime. Then, it's off to Eastern Kentucky, where a centuries old tradition has one Christian group at odds with law enforcement officials. And, we meet paralympic athlete Curtis Lovejoy. A car accident more than 25 years ago left Curtis a quadrapeligic. Tune in to hear his amazing journey and how he became a world class athlete in two sports, swimming and fencing. All of that and more on Weekend Gazette, Saturdays at noon, here on GPB!

Watch footage of Curtis Lovejoy as he begins his daily four hour practice:


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