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'Mad About Chamber Music I' to showcase the talents of the Mercer Wind Ensemble

The Cluster
Mad About Chamber Music I, the first of a two-part series, will come to the Neva Langley Fickling Hall at Mercer's Townsend School of Music on Friday, Sept. 16. The evening will feature small chamber ensembles comprised from members of the larger ...

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Betty Cantrell trades Miss America crown for diamond ring

The Telegraph
Neva Jane Langley Fickling, Miss America 1953, was the first. Every year after, Fickling cheered for Miss Georgia, said son Bill Fickling III, who often watched the pageant with his mother until she died of cancer in 2012. “I've been very impressed ...

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Take our ultimate Miss America quiz and win your own crown

Since the 2017 Miss America pageant soon approaches, we mined our archives for scenes from pageant history in Atlantic City. The resulting material is full of Miss America firsts, controversies and plenty of New Jersey history. Even if you're not ...

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Past year has been whirlwind for America's 'first beau'

The Telegraph (blog)
When she walks into a room, there is a special light that she gives off.'' The whirlwind began when she was crowned Miss Georgia three months after they started dating. Three months later, she joined the late Neva Langley Fickling as the only Miss ...

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