Bill Kirby | The Augusta Chronicle

...think weddings, for instance, should ... Whenever July rolls around, I try to remember to say a silent prayer for Willis Carrier. He is generally considered inventor of the first modern electrical air conditioning unit in 1902. Thursday, July 3...

Concussion deal a big win for NCAA

...something like making these payments after graduation are not really big game changers," said Rutgers law professor Michael Carrier, a specialist in antitrust and intellectual property law. "They're just giving the plaintiffs a little piece of the money...

State inspections address problems with Richmond County school buses

...and strobe lights not sufficiently illuminating buses."They have improved greatly" since last year, said Kelly, a motor carrier officer with the Georgia Department of Public Safety.After four years of performing state inspections on heavy-duty commercial...

Delta 2Q profit rises 17 percent

...American and United are scheduled to report second-quarter figures on Thursday, and analysts expect the biggest U.S. carriers to post large profits.Delta said it benefited from gains in corporate contracts and domestic traffic. Like other airlines...

Verizon 2Q profit rises 93 percent

...the rest until it was bought out for $130 billion in cash and stock.Verizon Wireless, the country's largest cellphone carrier, continued its strong run in the second quarter. It added a net 1.4 million devices to Verizon-branded services, for...

Give thanks to inventor of modern air conditioning unit

...years that answer.? Zora Neale Hurston Whenever July rolls around, I try to remember to say a silent prayer for Willis Carrier. He is generally considered inventor of the first modern electrical air conditioning unit in 1902.Think about it. Most of...

National Association of Letter Carriers to conduct food drive today

...the bag where mail is received before mail-carriers' arrival on Saturday.The mail-carrier will collect the donated bags."All we ask...spring, the release said.Last year, letter carriers collected 74.4 million pounds of food donations...

William Jackson

...on Tuesday, July 22, 2014. Mr. Jackson served his country by enlisting in the United States Army. He was a retired mail carrier with the US Postal Service in Hicksville, New York. He was a faithful member of New Life Worship Center. Mr. Jackson is...

Talks for SEC Network with carriers are in progress

HOOVER, Ala. - Georgia fan Lee Massengale is already worried about the Bulldogs' game with Troy, because he's not sure if his cable provider will be carrying the SEC Network.

Augusta sailor's actions during World War II remembered

...Conyngham's escort duties were interrupted that year to screen carriers and later fight in the Battle of Midway from June 4-6.The...16, 1942, when it was sent from Pearl Harbor to screen carriers in the Southwest Pa ci fic and defend ships in the Battle of...