Augustans write new books

...encounters some unexpected twists."Corey has lost a lot at the beginning of the book, but it's not a story of loss," said the author, an Auburn graduate and technical writer. "Instead, it's about learning to embrace change in order to find happiness...

Bill removes exemption for speed traps

...ATLANTA -- Legislation to remove an exemption against speed traps has gained enough cosponsors to easily pass the Senate, its author, Sen. Jesse Stone, said Monday.His Senate Bill 134 has 45 other senators signed on as cosponsors, only 11 short of the...

C-SPAN broadcast to feature Augusta history, culture and writers

...sites, interviewed local historians, profiled Augusta-based authors and visited area schools for the Augusta specials, which will...educator Lucy Craft Laney and interviews with local non-fiction authors.C-SPAN's staff was met by Mayor Hardie Davis, Historic...

Davis pitches 'strong mayor' plan in south Augusta

...seems like it would need more discussion with the commission and members of the community," Stone said.One of the original authors of Augusta's charter or consolidation bill, which limited the mayor's authority over city affairs, former senator Charles...

Network documents city's historical, literary life

The national TV network has been in Augusta several days filming historic areas, interviewing local authors and talking to school children as part of a feature on Augusta's history and literary life.

Juilliard in Aiken marks 7th year with tribute to late co-founder

Although one of the founders of Juilliard in Aiken died last April, his legacy continues.Pulitzer Prize-winning author Gregory White Smith died from a brain tumor last spring, but his vision of building a bridge between his community and the...

Around the block

...March 6-7 at the Augusta-Richmond County Public Library.The event starts with two workshops March 6. At 10 a.m., author Tyora Moody will discuss Book Covers and Effective Use of Social Media. At 1 p.m., Deborah Malone will talk about Mystery...

Finalists announced for Yerby Award

Five Augusta-area authors are finalists for this year's Yerby Literary Award for Fiction...branch of the Augusta-Richmond County Public Library as part of an authors reception from 6-8 p.m. Frank Yerby's nephew, Gerald Yerby...

Faith Calendar

...Becoming a Godly Phenomenal Woman Conference 2015 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 21; workshop, speakers, games, authors; breakfast and lunch servedMOUNT PLEASANT BAPTIST, GROVETOWN: Prayer breakfast 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 21; gospel choir...

With a week to go before bailout ends, Greece and European creditors reach deal on extension

...promised not to do.Still, the Greek government will be the author of the reforms pursued, which represents a change from the...turn a page. ... As of today, we are beginning to be co-authors of our destiny."Varoufakis conceded that the Greek government...