William Sherrill Jr.

AUGUSTA, Ga. - Entered into rest on Easter Sunday, April 20, 2014, Mr. William S. Sherrill, Jr., 86, husband of 59 years to Elizabeth "Betty" Norvell Sherrill. Mr. Sherrill was a native of Montgomery, AL but lived in Augusta since 1960. He was a

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...County Convention and Visitor's Bureau.Details: She represents Zaxby's. CHRIS NOAHAward/honor: Named chairman of the board of directors for the Columbia County Convention and Visitor's Bureau.Details: He is retired. EDTSAward...

Zelnak to retire from Martin Marietta board

Aiken native Stephen Zelnak Jr. announced Thursday that he will be retiring as chairman of the board of Martin Marietta Materials Inc. in May.Zelnak, 69, will retire at the stone aggregrate giant's annual shareholder meeting...

James Morgan

SWAINSBORO, Ga. - Civic and business leader, Mr. James H. "Jimmy" Morgan, age 100, of Swainsboro, GA, died Saturday, March 8, 2014, at the Emanuel Medical Center, 49 days before his 101st birthday. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM, Tuesday,

First Community Bank grows with move to Augusta

With the merger, First Community now has more than 15,000 customers and 13 branches.

Army Cyber Command general to speak to chamber in February

The commanding general of the U.S. Army Cyber Command will speak at the Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce's annual meeting held at the end of February.

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Kevin McDougal was named top producer for January from Augusta Mortgage Co.

Cabela's mourns loss of co-founder and patriarch Dick Cabela

...he helped establish in 1961 is headquartered, according to a statement from the company.Dick Cabela served as chairman of the board until June 2013, when he transitioned to chairman emeritus and his brother, Jim Cabela, became chairman.Under...

Jack Nicklaus sides with Florida State

Jack Nicklaus would have to side with Florida State, not his alma mater, if they meet for title.

Trove of Iraqi Jewish belongings to go on display

The tattered Torah scroll fragments, Bibles and other religious texts found in a flooded Baghdad basement 10 years ago testify to a once-thriving Jewish population that has all but disappeared from Iraq.