Area announcements

...There will be no onsite registration. For information, contact Joe Yavorsky at (706) 421-3360 or e-mail yavorskyjs@aol.com or call Bob Damen at (706) 855-0099.? Walton Foundation's Augusta Adaptive Golf Clinics scheduled for Sept...

21st Century Fox drops attempt to buy Time Warner; Approves $6B for buying back stock

...also loomed had the two companies combined, a factor that turned Time Warner's merger with AOL Inc. in 2001 into a monumental flop. Time Warner and AOL eventually split, but not before costing their shareholders tens of billions of dollars...

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

...Tickets are available online or in person. The center is open seven days a week starting Aug. 23. (The writer is a retired U.S. Air Force major general. His email address is genpsmith@aol.com. His website is genpsmith.com.)

Area announcements

...be no onsite registration. For more information, contact Joe Yavorsky at (706) 421-3360 or via e-mail at yavorskyjs@aol.com or Bob Damen at (706) 855-0099.? The 21st Annual Border Bash Golf Tournament will be held Sept. 12 at River Golf...


...natural resources; optional $10 box lunch from Fatman's; registration required by Aug. 1; (706) 736-6793, vallenotr@aol.comFILMS ON FRIDAY: WUTHERING HEIGHTS: Noon Friday, Aug. 1, Morris Museum of Art; starring Laurence Olivier, Merle Oberon...

Georgia Military College has bright future, especially under new leader

...learning more about GMC are encouraged to explore its website: www.gmc.cc.ga.us/ (The writer is a retired U.S. Air Force major general. His email address is genpsmith@aol.com. His website is genpsmith.com.)

AOL ad sales rise

AOL posted a 6 percent revenue increase in the...million, in the same period a year earlier. AOL's advertising revenue was $386 million...write-down related to its Patch news service.AOL earned $2 million, or 2 cents per share...

Fourth of July events include fireworks, music, more

...a.m.; reading names of signers; with Congressman John Barrow, other elected officials; James R. Hanby Sr., hanbyj@aol.com, (302) 824-0186PATRIOTIC BICYCLE, GOLF CART AND PET PARADEWHEN: 9:30 a.m. Friday, July 4WHERE: Mistletoe...

Another brave Dyess exemplifies extraordinary heroism

...The writer ? a retired U.S. Air Force major general ? assisted Mark Albertin in the production of the DVD Twice a Hero: The Jimmie Dyess Story. His email address is genpsmith@aol.com. His website is genpsmith.com.)

Volume of encrypted e-mail rising amid spying fears

...more than 425 million accounts worldwide, was one of the first free e-mail services to embrace TLS. Yahoo, Facebook and AOL also are encrypting their e-mail services. Microsoft Corp., whose stable of e-mail services includes the Outlook, MSN...