Local playwrights Jeremy Pickard and Jennifer R. Jones join us to talk about their one-act plays being performed at the Dalton Little Theatre in Dalton, Georgia.  Pickard wrote and is directing Dickcissel, an avant-garde work about a bird caught in a barbed-wire fence who interacts with a cowboy.  The play deals with themes of identity and the unanswerable questions in this world, according to the Dalton Little Theatre's Web site.  Jennifer R.

Fifteen hundred runners are expected to participate in Saturday's upcoming Dalton Red Carpet Half Marathon.  The event actually features three different races: a half-marathon, a 5K race and a 2K fun run.  Co-Race Director David Sanders joins us for this segment, along with Amy Kleem from Family Promise of Whitfield County.  The race raises funds for Family Promise along with another charity, City of Refuge Dalton.