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Club makes departure to serve game

Billy Payne embarks on a mission this week on the other side of the world. The Augusta National Golf Club chairman’s objective is simple – create heroes who will help the game of golf flourish in places it never has before.

01/15/10 - 12:41pm

Unintended consequences arise from health care system reform

I must admit I haven't read the new health care legislation, but it appears that the purpose of the initiative is to implement a system to cover the medical costs of uninsured people to assist them with basic health care. A large portion of uninsured people tend to have lower incomes and educati...

10/25/09 - 1:15pm

Nuclear energy becomes key in US climate debate

The industry's campaign to rebrand itself as green is gaining ground.

10/25/09 - 4:34pm

Macon police charge man with shooting wife during fight

MACON, Ga. — A Macon woman is in a coma after police say she was shot in the head during an argument with her husband. Macon police say 43-year-old Bernard Rhodes has been charged with aggravated assault and possession of a firearm during a crime in the Friday incident. Police say Rhodes was a...

10/25/09 - 12:49pm

Oct. 27 debates will feature Augusta Commission candidates

TalkRadio 1230 WNRR will sponsor a debate for each of the three contested Augusta Commission seats at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 27 at the Imperial Theatre. There is no charge for the public event. Doors will open at 6 p.m., and the debates will start with the District 5 race, followed by the District 3 race a...

01/21/10 - 12:40am

NAACP will hold political forum in Augusta on Monday

The Augusta Branch NAACP will hold a political candidates forum at 7 p.m. Monday at the Henry Brigham Center, 2456 Golden Camp Road. Candidates running for the Board of Education and the Augusta Commission have been invited to participate. Applications for life and regular membership will be availa...

01/21/10 - 12:40am

Cowboys looking for a signature win

The Falcons are opening a stretch of 4 road games in 5 weeks.

10/25/09 - 2:08am

Report: State ethics rules ignored

ATLANTA — Hundreds of Georgia state employees accepted gratuities from government vendors over the past two years in violation of the state's strict ethics policy, according to a newspaper report.

10/24/09 - 7:08pm

Game 6 set for Sunday night

NEW YORK – Game 6 of the AL championship series between the Los Angeles Angels and New York Yankees has been postponed because of rain. The game was rescheduled for 8:20 p.m. Sunday at Yankee Stadium. New York leads the series 3-2 and need one victory to clinch its 40th pennant and reach the ...

10/24/09 - 6:35pm

SC Episcopalians to distance from national church

MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. — The Diocese of South Carolina voted today to distance itself but not completely split from the national Episcopal Church because of church positions on same-sex unions and ordination of gays.

10/24/09 - 5:57pm
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