Home improvement

...extraordinary commitment from members of your board and the outstanding talent of you and your team."We do, too.Campaign co-chairs Braye Boardman, Tori Boardman, Dr. Charlie Howell and Debbie Howell; Ronald McDonald House Charities of Augusta President...

27 debutantes presented at cotillion fundraiser

...Dinner and dancing followed the presentation.The event benefits Symphony Orchestra Augusta.Anna Kim Fletcher was the 2014 chair woman and Shizuo Z. Ku wa hara, the music director of Symphony Orchestra Augusta, was the honorary chairman.This year's...

Video game enthusiasts come together to play, form friendships at Level Up Game Center

...Roughly 20 minutes later, he and his team dispelled their enemies and captured their home base.Edwards rocked backward into his chair with a triumphant look as the word "victory" scrolled across his computer screen. He high-fived his closest ally, 16-year-old...

Augusta man dies by lethal injection

...He became Georgia's second death row inmate to die by lethal injection since the state Supreme Court outlawed the electric chair last month. The procedure was stalled for about 15 minutes because prison staffers were unable to find suitable veins for the...

Judge throws out 1944 murder conviction that resulted in execution of 14-year-old in SC

...South Carolina sent a 14-year-old black boy to the electric chair in the killings of two white girls in a segregated mill town...linking him to the deaths. His executioners noted the electric chair straps didn't fit him, and an electrode was too big for his...

Mayor-elect site goes live, announces inaugural events

...oneaugustaga.com. For information about the worship service, contact the Rev. Larry Fryer at 706-399-1292.Honorary chairs for the inauguration committee are Wyck and Shell Knox, Ellis and Ann Johnson, Edward and Sharon Enoch and Richard and Janice...

Movie theater still coming to Village at Riverwatch

...Georgia Theatre Xtreme (GTX) auditorium equipped with Dolby 7.1 Surround Sound, 3-D projector and high-backed rocking chairs.Work on the theater had initially been slated for late 2013.Chambliss said the project was delayed because an outlet mall...

Things could get worse

Is it any wonder the country is in the shape it is in? There is a man in the president's chair that I believe is African, not American; he was raised by communists and largely in the Muslim faith. He seems to lie about...

Fed promises 'patient' approach in determining when to raise interest rates

...forthcoming rate increase. At a news conference afterward, Chair Janet Yellen said she foresaw no rate hike in the first quarter...know how fast it will heal, but it's on the mend."The Fed chair said she's prepared to let the U.S. unemployment rate fall...

University will appeal Columbia County denial

...affiliated Richmond County Hospital Authority beginning in 1992, serving as chair of University Health Inc. since 2001. Smith will step down as chairman but will remain a member of the authority. Levi Hill IV will become chair.