Rants & Raves

...implies that Biblical teaching vs. homosexuality is "outdated." If that made any sense, the Bible would be outdated; and that'd leave the pope without a flock. The Bible is not outdated, and alas, the pope has now fallen into the hole.

Apple CEO Tim Cook publicly acknowledges that he's gay for first time

...and it offers no legal protections on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity. Cook is a native of Robertsdale, Ala. and attended Auburn University.In Silicon Valley, there's less of a stigma than in other industries and parts of the country...

Helen Nesbitt

...Philadelphia, where they raised two children, Michelle Nesbitt Lee of Lithia Springs, Ga. and James Brian Nesbitt of Athens, Ala. Mrs. Nesbitt held several positions at the U.S. Postal Service, retiring as postal clerk at the post office in Clifton...

Fort Gordon | The Augusta Chronicle

...training center. Camp Gordon became Fort Gordon, a permanent installation, in 1956. The MP school moved to Fort McClellan, Ala., in the 1970s and the Signal Center made its home at Fort Gordon in 1974. The 10th annual Tribute to the Fallen run continues...

Finish line is in sight in NASCAR

...Homestead-Miami Speedway. For Earnhardt, it was a chance to soothe the pain of being eliminated from the playoffs Oct. 19 at Talladega, Ala.In reality, Gordon was racing for a possible championship. Earnhardt was racing for pride.This time pride won."I would...

VA director resigns after Inspector General report issued

...manipulation.Last week, the VA fired James Talton, the director of the Central Alabama Veterans Healthcare System in Montgomery, Ala., after an internal investigation uncovered evidence of falsifying data and manipulating patient records."Director Hamilton...

Auburn survives South Carolina's upset bid

AUBURN, Ala. - During SEC Media Days in July, South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier made his thoughts clear about facing Auburn."I'm 0-5...

South Carolina should have been awarded another play against Auburn, SEC says

AUBURN, Ala. - The Southeastern Conference says South Carolina should have gotten a second chance at a Hail Mary against Auburn.SEC spokesman...

Georgia's Michelle Nunn turns to civil rights icon

...Democratic stronghold of south DeKalb County."Now, look, almost 50 years ago, I gave a little blood on that bridge in Selma, Ala.," Lewis boomed, recalling Bloody Sunday in 1965. "I almost died for the right to vote. ... We're still alive, so...

Georgia Southern has a short week to prepare for Troy

...mistake when they make a lot of changes in just a couple of days."Troy (1-7, 1-3) got a little break by playing South Ala bama last Friday. The Trojans will lose a potential day of practice Wednes day traveling.WHAT A RUN: Georgia Southern's...