Lady Bird's Texas wildflower center draws visitors by the thousands

...clusters of red, orange and yellow blooms, blackfoot daisies and fall asters with purple petals surrounding a yellow center. Andrea DeLong-Amaya, the director of horticulture at the center, said fall is a favorite season."It's another version of spring...

Issac Lewis

...Lamont Lewis, Tabatha L. Lewis and Shandrell (Brian) Lewis-O'Neal, 3 loyal grandchildren, Mark Hamilton, Ashley and Andrea O'Neal; two supporting sister: Inez Gaddy and Jeanette Oliver; one caring brother Howard Lewis; Father and mother- in...

Health care report projects spending to pick up through 2023

...which compiled the projections. It was the fifth year in a row that the rate of growth was under 4 percent, lead author Andrea Sisko said.The average rate of growth from 1990 to 2008 had been 7.2 percent, the report noted. The slow growth could...

Fort hospital recognized for low surgical complications

...is opened for the repair."The technology has been available in the U.S. since 2011, but it is still in its infancy," Andrea Dinnen, market development manager for Apollo Endosurgery, said in the release.Dinnen said the equipment is new to most...

Alibaba seeks to raise up to $24.3 billion in IPO record

SAN FRANCISCO - Chi­na's Alibaba Group is seeking to raise up to $24.3 billion in its upcoming IPO, an amount that would be the most ever raised by a company heading into its stock market debut.

Richmond County selects finalists for Teacher of Year

...complicated topics easily, giving him one of the highest economics subject pass rates in the school system.Deer Chase Principal D'Andrea Jackson said Jones went "above and beyond" in her drive to bring fine arts education to children, stressing not only her...

Inbee Park starts fast, takes lead in LPGA event

...Kristen Gillman of Austin, Texas, will play 15-year-old Andrea Lee of Hermosa Beach, Calif. Gillman rallied to beat 18-year-old Su-Hyun Oh, of Australia, in 20 holes, and Andrea Lee topped 14-year-old Eunjeong Seong, of South Korea...

Emma Lester Sunday School class marks centennial

...in one of Augusta's best neighborhoods ? now serves a poorer urban community."But that's why we're here," says Andrea Spano, a former school teacher."That's why God put us here," agrees Murray.That sense of mission is an Emma Lester...

Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone pays $100 million fine to end bribery case

...After hearing evidence since late April, "the court did not consider a conviction overwhelmingly likely," court spokeswoman Andrea Titz said."There was no conclusion on guilt or innocence of the defendant," she said. "He is leaving this courtroom a...

Inbee Park remains in lead at LPGA tournament after 68

...advance to the 36-hole final at Nassau Country Club.The 16-year-old Gillman, of Austin, Texas, beat 15-year-old Andrea Lee, of Hermosa Beach, Calif., 4 and 3. Hen derson, a 16-year-old Can adian who is No. 2 in the world amateur ranking...