Pavey: Georgia's oldest public fishing area, in McDuffie County, has turned 50

...37 acres, along with an education center, hatchery and other facilities.A half-century ago, when former Gov. Carl Sanders helped dedicate the state's inaugural public fishing area, it was already well on its way to becoming a catalyst that...

Deal spokesman leaves proud of work done for Augusta area

...Augusta."Deal, who grew up in Sander sville, has visited the Garden City more than any governor since Au gusta native Carl Sanders was in office in the 1960s. In his first term, he pumped $100 million into research and construction at Georgia Regents...

The Way We Were: 1963 Augusta mayor's race

...exposing the longtime community vice.After the newspaper's crusade, a local judge instructed a grand jury to act. Carl Sanders, the Augustan in the governor's office, offered his support, and indictments followed.As for the Oct. 9 mayor's...

As new president assumes office, GRU's name still is an important issue

...has made an unprecedented investment in Augusta and our university. He has been the best governor for Augusta since Carl Sanders. Gov. Deal has stated his vision for the Medical College of Georgia to become a top-50 medical school in the United...

Test your knowledge of June events in Augusta

...B. Base ball game. C. Public debate. D. Tennis tournament. 10. In June 1962, Georgia gubernatorial candidate Carl Sanders said he was "delighted" when this longtime politician endorsed his opponent. "I was afraid he was gonna endorse...

They Way We Were: 1970

...River to fishing because of high mercury levels.In the fall, Augusta's political prestige fell when city native Carl Sanders, the former Georgia governor, lost a re-election bid to a smiling south Georgia state senator named Jimmy Carter...

Augusta-born governor recorded historic term in leading Peach State

Let us take a moment to honor Carl Sanders, Georgia's first New South governor, who died Nov...Highlands College in Rome ? is author of the 1993 book Carl Sanders: Spokesman of the New South.)

Speakers had a lot to say about some elected Augustans

...Sen. Walter F. George, former Appeals Court Judge Norman Underwood offered insights into his colleague the late Carl Sanders, the last Augustan elected governor.He said at one point Sanders decided to come up with a personal history and list...

Across Georgia

Sanders leaves gift to UGA law schoolATHENS, GA. - Former Geor gia Gov. Carl Sanders has left $3.4 million of his estate to the University of Georgia School of Law.Law school officials said Tuesday that the...

Rants & Raves

Comments from readers:I DON'T SEE HOW the people can praise former Gov. Carl Sanders for desegregating our schools. Our schools were a heck of a lot better off when they were segregated. If you don't believe...