The biggest bailout

...senior fellow at the National Center for Policy Analysis and author of the study Risky Business: Will Taxpayers Bail Out Health Insurers...taxpayers will prevent them from losing money," the study author Graham said. "Removing this guarantee is necessary to ensure...

Radical Islamist action rekindles possibility of Kurdish independence

...the president of the United States for creating conditions that led to a free and independent Kurdistan. (The writer, the author of several books, recently served on the faculty of the American University of Iraq in Sulaimania. He teaches history at Georgia...

Author to release mystery novellas

Charmain Zimmerman Brackett, winner of the 2014 Yerby Award for Fiction, is releasing two new mystery novellas, Murder at Twin Oaks and Murder at the Masquerade, on Aug. 30.

Literary festival set for November

...Yerby and Berry Flem ing will be honored along with Tobacco Road author Erskine Caldwell for their contributions to Georgia's literary...Elsa #2: Memory and Magic, are scheduled for January.The author will be Erica David, who has written more than 40 children's...

HPV vaccine safe, effective over eight years

...safe," said Dr. Daron Ferris of GRU Cancer Center, who was one of the original investigators on the vaccine and is lead author of the study. "It's working just as well as we thought as far as efficacy."The vaccine was approved in 2006.There were...

Successful, high-performing organizations rely on seven essentials

...helping people grow to become their very best.I wish you the best in your leadership journey! (The writer is the co-author, with Perry Smith, of Rules and Tools for Leaders. His email address is jwfoley@loralmountain.com. His website is loralmountain...

Author Shane Claiborne to talk at Wesley United Methodist about living like Jesus

Shane Claiborne, a leader in the New Monasticism movement, believes in living his faith by taking Jesus' words to heart and meeting the needs of the poor in ways that go deeper than simply writing a check.

Augusta-area author Louise Shivers, 84, dies

...complications, family members confirmed. She was 84.Shivers, who hailed from eastern North Carolina, was perhaps best known as the author of the 1983 novel Here to Get My Baby Out of Jail, which won acclaim by USA Today as the Best First Novel of the Year. It...

Rants & Raves

...person be chosen based on the person's qualifications regardless of whether they were black or white? RAVES FOR "OVERBOARD" Author/Creator Robert John "Chip" Dunham and his continued attention to DOGS. His strips with the pirate's dog in them are a...

Night at the Movies

...MonettaTHE GIVER (PG-13): A young man discovers the secrets that hold his fragile society together in this adaptation of author Lois Lowry's Newbery Medal-winning young-adult novel. Exchange, Evans, AikenSource: fandango.com; imdb.comongoingTHE...