Georgia Regents extends win streak to 10 on national TV

...as part of a crowd of 2,874 on Military Appreciation Day. Metress is a "military brat" who was born in the Panama Canal Zone ? this is where he picked up the nickname "Dippler the Traveler," thus shortened to "Dip." His father, Patrick...

Elsie Reid

...living in a nursing home close to her daughter. Both surviving children were with her. Elsie was born in the Panama Canal Zone on April 20, 1924, the oldest of three daughters born into a military family. With her father's retirement when...

Willard King Jr.

...Ft. Monmouth, New Jersey and spent his childhood in Eatontown, New Jersey, except three years living in the Panama Canal Zone. He also lived in Augusta, GA and Williamsburg, VA before moving to Florida. Willard was a kind, loving person who...

One final game for a national title

...done that." Metress, whose parents called him "Dippler the Traveler" six months after he was born in the Panama Canal Zone, will try to navigate his 10th-ranked Jaguars into uncharted territory today. Augusta State will be bidding for its...

College basketball
Coach makes his return to Augusta State

...coach is back in the place he spent six seasons as an assistant from 1989-95. Metress was a military brat born in the Canal Zone of Panama. His given name is Darren, but he's never been called anything but Dip. The nickname came when he moved...

Other sports
Canal was stolen, fair and square

...President) Jimmy Carter gave the Canal Zone back to Panama. His claim that the...the U.S. in 1903 that ceded the Canal Zone to the U.S. "in perpetuity...debate on whether or not to return the Canal Zone to Panama, "We stole it, fair...

Opinion columns
Sen. Cleland: Resolution lies with the Colombians

...gets one-fifth of its daily supply of crude and refined oil. With the draw-down of U.S. forces in the Panama Canal Zone required to be completed in less than four months, it is critical that America act to protect its own vital interests...

Opinion columns
Dates of the millennium: January 9

...Philippines. 1957 - Anthony Eden resigned as British prime minister. 1964 - Anti-U.S. rioting broke out in the Panama Canal Zone, resulting in the deaths of 21 Panamanians and three U.S. soldiers. 1968 - The Surveyor VII space probe made a soft...

Evelyn Ward Gay (WAYNESBORO, Ga.)

...Hospital in North Carolina, and after military duties in Texas was assigned to the Quarantine Service in the Panama Canal Zone, returning to Atlanta when their first child was two years of age. In later life, after their three children reached...

Low-key approach

...it was in 1999, at Fort Clayton in Panama. It was open for a year and assisted military families moving out of the canal zone. Over the years at Fort Gordon, Mr. Miller has made real estate investors out of many soldiers. He said most think...

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