Bill Gates repeats at top of Forbes' list of billionaires

NEW YORK - The world's richest person got even richer this year.Forbes said Monday that Bill Gates's net worth rose to $79.2 billion in 2015 from $76 billion last year. That put him at the top of the magazine's...

Event celebrates black history

...stories of real Old West black cowboys: mountain man Jim Beckwourth; Nat Love, who wrote his own autobiography; rodeo man Bill Pickett; and Stagecoach Mary Fields, to name a few.Joyce Downs said she was totally impressed with Cowboy Mike and his presentation...

Bill Kirby | The Augusta Chronicle

Monday, March 2, 2015 Bill Kirby Believe it or not, we have very little information on this photo...Jan. 29, 2015 ATLANTA -- Georgia Republicans have introduced a bill that will lower the rate on income taxes for individuals and businesses...

Georgia may lower state income tax

...creation: tax reform.They've introduced a bill that will lower the rate on income taxes...low-income people."Ultimately, this bill answers the need for an updated tax system...Carson, R-Marietta, author of House Bill 445, nicknamed the More Take Home Pay...

The Way We Were: Police

...appropriate here.What about you? What was the best excuse you ever gave an officer who pulled you over?Send it in an e-mail to bill.kirby@augustachronicle.com ... and if you were the one driving the car in this 1978 photo, tell us how it happened.

Bill Cosby delivers comedy with no drama

Bill Cosby's performance in Augusta on Saturday night went on without interruption...Auditorium as the show started. "What we're going to cover is the performance of Bill Cosby."Cosby's two-hour monologue touched on memories of life as a 4-year-old...

State legislators won't push bill giving mayor more power this session

...matter with Davis, all said.A local bill that would change Augusta's charter that...Nathan Deal's floor leader, Sen. Bill Jackson, R-Appling, said Thursday that...preferably unanimous, before she'd consider a bill moving forward."It is unfortunate that...

Electric vehicles poised to play an important role in Georgia's future

...and bridge infrastructure issues. The omnibus transportation bill includes measures to not only charge each driver a $200-per-year...electric-car owners, these customers reduced their annual bill by $180 ? even though they charged their car and didn't...

Few citations issued under "slowpoke" law

...look at and do more enforcement on."Georgia House Bill 459 was signed by Gov. Nathan Deal on April 15 to...code regarding impeding the flow of traffic. The bill was sponsored by Rep. Bill Hitchens, R-Rincon, a former head of the Georgia...

People should check government's power by better preserving liberty

...I think it would be well to provide in our constitutions that there shall always be a twelvemonth between the engrossing a bill and passing it: that it should then be offered to its passage without changing a word: and that if circumstances should be...