Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014

Guest Column: With MOX program's many drawbacks, its support remains puzzling

Politicians' claims for MOX's advantages do not seem verifiable.
By Rose O. Hayes, Ph.D.

Guest Column: Is Federal Reserve really driving stock prices? The assumption is dubious

It is coming in vogue to criticize the Federal Reserve System's monetary stimulus as doing little for economic recovery, but much to increase stock prices.
By William Beranek, Ph.D.

Column: The mistakes executives make: Failing to plan is planning to fail

If the CEO is not committed to an institutionalized planning process, he or she likely will become merely a caretaker.
By Jeff Foley

Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014

Guest Column: Paine College will emerge successfully from restructuring -- no problem

Should Paine expect removal of accreditation status? Certainly not!
By Matthew Hutcherson, Ph.D.

Guest Column: Give groups access to suffering animals

Welcome to Augusta - home of the Masters Tournament and Augusta's animal prison.
By Michele Wacker

Saturday, Aug 30, 2014

Guest Column: Recent editorial on religious free speech obscures the real answers

While you may not agree with the mission of groups that support church-state separation, in this case they have a valid point.
By Frank Carl

Guest Column: Facing the real causes of our slow recovery -- high taxes and red tape

The inadequate pace of private investment spending has been choked by our blunderingly punitive tax and regulatory policies.
By William Beranek Ph.D.

Guest Column: To avoid another Ferguson, we must 'be real' with one another

We are not perfect by any means, and never will be. But I think we should, every day, strive for that mark.
By Grady Abrams

Guest Column: Being a Girl Scout volunteer can have a huge community impact

We can't wait for you to become a Girl Scout volunteer!
By Sue Else

Sunday, Aug 24, 2014

Guest Column: Augusta is a 'premiere' destination -- so get on up and sing it, everyone!

Please continue to support those who have the vision to, as the Tuskegee Airmen told us, "look far beyond our supposed station in life."
By Bryan Williams

Guest Column: Radical Islamist action rekindles possibility of Kurdish independence

The recent onslaught of ISIS militants has resurrected fresh conversations about Kurdish independence.
By E. Randall Floyd

Guest Column: Sales and use tax on ballot would benefit Aiken County schools greatly

We look forward to having informed conversations about the election, and having an opportunity to share the achievements of Aiken County public schools.
By Elizabeth Everitt, Ph.D.

Monday, Aug 18, 2014

Column: Say 'no' to higher taxes

The mayor and commission should show some backbone, just say "no" to the property tax increase and act like grown-ups with money they did not earn.
By Bob Young

Sunday, Aug 17, 2014

Guest Column: Discussion on city finances must move to the next level

What certainly can detract from a positive trajectory is the uncertainty of the financial condition of Augusta-Richmond County.
By Susan E. Parr, GCCEand Larry Jones

Guest Column: Retelling the past can be harder than you think

Interpreting the data means that I apply my own life experience to James Brown's.
By Naeemah Clark, Ph.D.

Column: Successful, high-performing organizations rely on seven essentials

If you are interested in knowing what it takes to build and sustain high performance in your business, church, community or family, read on.
By Jeff Foley

Monday, Aug 11, 2014

Guest Column: Kroc Center strives to meet area's needs

The Kroc Center, like a Bible in your home, will be transformative only if you use it.
By John Sebby

Sunday, Aug 10, 2014

Column: Attention football fans: Event in Atlanta to honor military's gridiron might

The move of the College Football Hall of Fame to Atlanta is a strong indicator that the center of gravity of college football has moved to the Southeast.
By Perry Smith

Guest Column: Savannah River Site is a national treasure, and we must use it wisely

Overall, this looks like a good starting point for SRS to develop new missions.
By Donald N. Bridges, Ph.D.

Guest Column: Past generations of so-called 'unattended' children turned out just fine

We could just stop and think: "There but for the grace of God go I."
By Gwen Fulcher Young

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