Teacher group backs Carter for governor

...to endorse anyone in the 2002 governor's race. That lack of support was considered a factor in then-Democratic Gov. Roy Barnes losing his bid for re-election. Deal's spokesman Brian Robinson says the endorsement is not a surprise given the group's...

Shooting on Carrie Street; 1 dead

...ambulance, which promptly left the scene.One witness, Chavious Kemmerlin, said he heard about three shots from his home on Barnes Street. He said he was worried a family member might had been involved."I just heard the shots and headed right over here...

Joe Jackson escapes rocky government ship

...the city's current financial advisor, PFM Inc.; bond counsel McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP; and disclosure counsel Mur ray Barnes Finister LLP are all white firms.Since then, IFS has lobbied commissioners and other elected officials, playing the race...

Sex trafficking of minor ends with lengthy prison terms

...prison.Shelica Daniels, 26, Allison Barnes, 30, and Heather Hedrick, 30, who...guilty to a reduced charge for helping Barnes set up an ad on a Web site to prostitute...encounters with strangers.Hedrick and Barnes booked "dates" for the girl, accompanied...

For the record

...AtlantaCarl Edward Toole Jr., 63, and Lois Angeles Toole, 68, both of HephzibahEmmanuel Dion Porter Sr., 34, and Rebecca Allen Barnes, 57, both of AugustaAntonio Jerome Polite, 37, and Chantel Vonique Ward, 35, both of AugustaBenjamin Louis Boocker, 29...

Kirby: "Scenic" sign along expressway is still wrong

...a fabulous time.Sara Harris, of Appling, was also up the coast for a family reunion in New Jersey. Elizabeth and Jerry Barnes, of North Augusta, shared a Maine postcard. TODAY'S JOKE: The other day, Nancy and her friend got into some petty argument...

Downtown Development Authority approves transforming traffic boxes into art

...pavers, lighting, trees and street furniture on James Brown Boulevard from Jones to Telfair streets and from Walton Way to Barnes Street. Once completed in about a year, the street should resemble 10th Street between Broad and Ellis streets, said DDA...

What Is It?

...unusual."Jim Muraski: "This week's vehicle is a 1964 Mercury Montclair."Also, Travis StarrMILLEDGEVILLE, GA.: Jesse Barnes said the 1964 was "a bad set of wheels back in that day."NORTH AUGUSTA: Ernie McFerrin: "I believe this week's car...

Westside's Gerald Barnes carries on tradition of success

Most days, Gerald Barnes works at a field named after himself.But one wouldn't find out about Barnes' role in the Westside legacy by asking him. Instead, Barnes talks about the players, like this season's region player of the year Mason...

Pittsburgh takes advantage of Atlanta's late error

PITTSBURGH - Justin Upton dropped a routine fly ball to left-centerfield in the ninth which set the stage for a late-inning comeback as the Pittsburgh Pirates defeated the Atlanta Braves 3-2.