Commissioner Jackson resigns

...Jackson's case, ends in January.In a heated July runoff to represent District 6 on the Augusta Commission, newspaper publisher Ben Hasan was elected to replace the term-limited Jackson with 52 percent of the 2,371 voters who cast ballots in the district...

Matt Kuchar's quest for slip-and-slide ultimately kept him out of PGA Championship

...The others from outside the top 200 to have won this year: Steven Bowditch (Texas Open), J.B. Holmes (Wells Fargo), Ben Crane (St. Jude Classic) and Geoff Ogilvy (Barracuda Championship in Reno).Villegas became the sixth PGA Tour winner this...

Alaska popular with area vacationers

...Jane and Bill Cashin were following the path of Lewis and Clark down the Snake and Columbia rivers in Washington and Oregon.Ben and Ann Griesel, of Martinez, sent two cards from South Dakota, which they describe as a "beautiful and clean state."Ed...

Augusta missionary Emma Lester had brushes with history

...architects in America in the early 1900s. She is credited with giving Augusta its "Garden City" motto.Emma's brother, Ben Lester Jr., grew up to become Augusta postmaster. And then there was Emma, who at 21, went to China.It was not the safest...

Recycling Perks program awards unearned discounts

...weeks for free beverages and sandwiches at Which Wich, the Wheeler Road deli he manages. "You should get what you earn."Ben Pung, the general manager of Battery Warehouse on Deans Bridge Road, agreed."If residents are not actually recycling, it's...

Not just Ebola: Drugs manufactured in tobacco plants being tested against array of diseases

...government requests it.Scientists favor tobacco plants because they grow quickly and their biology is well understood, said Ben Locwin, a pharmaceutical biotech consultant in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, who is considered an expert on plant-produced...

Selina Kohn is Paine College's first female athletic director

...College Athletic Hall of Fame.Earlier this year, she was named to the NCAA's 40th Anniversary Tribute Team.She is married to Ben Kohn, a former Paine basketball player. They have three sons: Marcus (8), Christopher (6) and Brian (3).

Ben Crane throws himself party to celebrate St. Jude victory

AKRON, Ohio - Ben Crane won the St. Jude Classic in June, his first victory in three years and the fifth of his PGA Tour career.For all he knows...

Sedan crashes into Panera Bread, mayor-elect helps in aftermath

...Dan iel Jr. Parkway during lunchtime Wednesday, sending four people, including the driver, to hospitals.Trooper 1st Class Ben Rollins, of the Georgia State Pa trol, which is handling the accident, confirmed the number of victims but indicated that...


...series today.Hogan, of Augusta, shot 1-under-par 71 on Saturday to take the first round lead in the Goshen Golf Classic. Ben Barrs III had 72 and Olegs Garner, the winner last week at Midland Valley Country Club and the Peak points leader in the regular...