Former Augusta businesswoman gets lengthy federal prison sentence for real estate fraud scheme

...area businesswoman who turned the American dream into a nightmare that has yet...community that in seeking out the American dream of home ownership and financial...path, Hall said, "and their American dream became a nightmare."But Preetorius...

Black presence in state GOP is growing stronger

...owner, the Republican-backed tax incentive programs that led to the construction of her restaurant made living the American dream possible.The next stop was a planning session for a black conservative conference in the fall, centered around...

Don't sour American dream

...increase would cast a pall over the time-honored American dream. The essence of this dream is that, through diligence...success to turn sour, who will even want to dream the American dream in the future?Lawrence DevoeAugusta

Fight for nation's future

Some people say the American dream is dead. We have ever-expanding federal government that spends too much and infringes on individual liberties in all aspects...

Pop Rocks: James Brown biopic, though incomplete, will draw crowd

...make for compelling cinema. It does. His rags-to-riches-to-rags-to-riches life is the embodiment of the American dream and as a musician, his influence to popular culture cannot be understated. There's a wealth of material available...

Organizations aim to train immigrant entrepreneurs

...diploma, and are still learning how American society works.Many of them see self-employment as a shot at the "American dream.""The biggest concern among immigrants is having stable work. They come to us and say, 'I want to start a taco...

Silicon Valley boom eludes many, drives income gap

...Buditom, 44, said the reality of working for some of the nation's richest companies has sapped his belief in the American dream. For the past four years, he has been living in his sister's apartment, commuting an hour for a $13-an-hour...

GOP blocks Democrats' minimum wage try in Senate

...against the measure, Harkin said before the vote, "Who's going to vote to give these people a fair shot at the American dream? And who's going to vote against it?"The answer came moments later when senators voted 54-42 to continue debating...

Senate candidates jockey for position at Grovetown debate

...conservatives in Washington is that he is willing to engage with the other side."I'm running for the Sen ate because the American dream is in peril," Kingston said. "That's why I'm giving up what would be a safe election to enter what will be...

Unlikely partnerships help small businesses thrive

...10,000 loan two years ago from its Brewing the American Dream program. They used it to help pay for packaging for...to entrepreneurs. Accion partners with Brewing the American Dream to administer loans using money donated by the beer...