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  • R.E.M. calls it quits

    R.E.M., the Southern rock band hailing from Athens, Georgia, announced Wednesday morning on its website that the band is calling it quits after 31 years in the business and 15 albums.
  • SEC presidents to vote on basketball divisions, oversigning

    DESTIN – On the final day of the SEC Spring Meetings here, the conference presidents are expected to vote on some of the recommendations made by the coaches here this week. A recommendation of eliminating divisions in basketball was supported by the...

    Alexander Ruler of the World Apartments: The colorful back story of a Hollywood legend

    Curiosity for Rent: Alexander Ruler of the World Apartments, Hollywood Classically Greek and exuberantly tweaked, the 60-unit Alexander Ruler of the World Apartments were purportedly built by Paramount Studios to house actors in 1927. Actor George Pan-...

    New Granada Records announces SXSW showcase schedule

    Tampa-based New Granada Records has announced its official showcase lineup for this year's South By Southwest Music Conference, which includes a slot for Orlando indie-rock outfit The Pauses. The showcase is booked for Saturday, March 19, at The Ghost...

    Drive-By Truckers nearly crash but live to rock another day

    A new documentary on the Drive-By Truckers, “The Secret to a Happy Ending” (ATO), shows just how close the great Southern rock band came to breaking up a few years ago. A couple in the band, songwriter-guitarist Jason Isbell and...