Class of '64: Annapolis produced admirals, CEOs - and this writer

Little did we know, when we reported aboard the Naval Academy more than half a century ago, that these common experiences would bind us together.

Gay marriage application OK'd in SC

CHARLESTON, S.C. - A South Carolina judge has approved an application for a gay marriage license despite the state's constitutional ban against the practice and the attorney general's pledge to defend it.

Ted Ellis

NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C. - Mr. Ted W. Ellis, 96, husband of Christine Harvey Ellis, son of the late Edgar and Mary Elizabeth Ellis, entered into eternal rest on Saturday, September 13, 2014 at his residence. His funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM

The Artside: Documentary captures life, work of artist Edward Rice

The first weekend in September will open with a flurry of arts activities including a screening of the new 30-minute documentary film on artist Edward Rice, and events for First Thursday and First Friday.

Discussion on city finances must move to the next level

...individual and business, need to join our elected leaders in determining the path forward toward a better Augusta for all. (The writers are, respectively, the Metro Augusta Chamber of Commerce's president/CEO; and chairman of the board.)

William Patterson

WAYNESBORO, Ga. - William James "Billy/Pat" Patterson of Waynesboro made his final worldly transition on Friday, August 15, 2014. A celebration of life service was held Saturday. Mr. Patterson is survived by his wife, Annie H. Patterson; his

Acclaimed Augusta Warrior Project poised to go nationwide

A symposium this week in Augusta could dramatically improve how America cares for an important part of its citizenry - our veterans.

Georgia Bank & Trust has new president, board chairman

Ron Thigpen will be Georgia Bank & Trust's new president as CEO Dan Blanton has more duties with American Bankers Association.

The Artside: New exhibits include Entrekin's realist paintings, clay teapots

William Entrekin, a Georgia realist painter whose works have drawn comparison to those of Andrew Wyeth, will be featured in a solo exhibit opening May 30 at the Morris Museum of Art.

Texas company buys subdivision developer

Crown Communities, which has built several subdivisions in Augusta, is now owned by a Fort Worth, Texas, company. D.R. Horton Inc., which is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange, bought the "homebuilding assets" of the Atlanta-based Crown for $210 million in cash. Those assets include a sales order backlog of approximately 420 already-sold houses, 640 houses in inventory and 2,350 lots. D.R. Horton also acquired control of approximately 3,400 lots through option contracts.