Ethics group gives D-minus to Georgia

ATLANTA - A national advocacy group has awarded Georgia a D-minus for laws dealing with campaign finance, government...experts said the grade was too low."I don't think that a D-minus is a fair assessment," said Stefan Ritter, the...

Augusta Islamic Society condemns Paris attacks

...Faith section of The Augusta Chronicle discussed the first constitution in Islam, written by the Prophet Muhammad about A.D. 626 to establish the first Islamic state in Medina. The document, which is accessible online, emphasizes peace and...

Islam's first constitution shows it is a religion of peace, tolerance

...and cattle grazing. It was made of villages and small towns. The first constitution in Islam, which dates to around 626 A.D., was composed of 52 articles and is considered the oldest full constitution documented reserved in full. The older ones...

Portrait of Augusta legal icon John H. Ruffin Jr. unveiled at courthouse

...he made A's or B's he could sit in the judge's chair. If he made a C he could sit in the witness chair. If he made a D or worse, then it was the defendant's chair, Brinkley Ruffin said.Ruffin died in January 2010. The 75-year-old...

Augusta Prep students get history lesson from Viking re-enactors

...Nordic fighters who raided and pillaged Northern Europe between 800 and 1150 A.D., but they were much more.He hoped the Sons of Loki could capture students...complex side than people realize. We show people what life was like around 800 A.D."

Rams answer late to stun Seahawks in overtime

...They sacked Wilson six times, getting two each from Donald and Robert Quinn."We wanted to start fast," Quinn said. "A.D. started it off and after that, guys tried to follow him."Greg Zuerlein kicked a 37-yard field goal on the opening...

Georgia's running game has cooled off a bit

...It kind of played an important part in it," Wynn said. "It's hard to get your second step in the ground and move a d-lineman when the ground is wet and you're slipping and sliding." The weather forecast for Knoxville, Tenn., on Saturday...

Martin Luther King Jr.'s sister-in-law punched in the face during attempted carjacking

...at her retirement community. Police say the male came from a wooded area nearby.Naomi King is the widow of the Rev. A.D. King, the younger brother of Martin Luther King Jr.Atlanta police officer Ralph Woolfolk says authorities are investigating...

M.A.D. Studios draws in the listening crowd

Crowd is a relative term at M.A.D. Studios Augusta.Audiences in a small...on the 300 block of 11th street, M.A.D. Studios remains a little bit of a...Attic in Atlanta in particular, M.A.D. operates on the foundational idea...

Cecil A. D'Antignac (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

...brothers and one sister. Survivors include his sons, William M. D'Antignac and wife, Judy, of Jacksonville, FL, Cecil A. D'Antignac, Jr., and wife, Dawn, of Acworth, GA; daughters, Martha D. Moore and husband, Gordon, of Camden...