US existing home sales fall in August

...consider home sales to be the missing link in a solid economic recovery. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen recently told Congress that housing has proven to be disappointing this year.Indicators heading into the fall and winter are mixed for real estate...

Put tireless worker in D.C.

...not afraid of hard work, join me in voting for Rick Allen for Congress.I knew Rick Allen before he was a successful builder. I first...would be lucky to have a man like Rick Allen representing us in Congress.Loulie DriggersAugusta

Congress blasts National Highway Transportation Agency for handling of GM ignition switch issue

WASHINGTON - Both houses of Congress scolded the nation's highway safety agency Tuesday over its tardy handling of a deadly problem with General Motors cars, questioning...

Black colleges struggling, but still relevant, say supporters

...the federal Pell Grant while 49 percent of students at all institutions depended on the low-income assistance.In 2011, Congress made it so Pell Grants would not cover summer semester costs and tightened eligibility requirements on Parent Plus Loans...

NFL commissioner wants to implement new personal conduct policies

...Organization of Women and league partners and sponsors have come down hard on the NFL to be more responsive in dealing with them. Congress also is watching to see how the NFL reacts.NOW President Terry O'Neill reiterated her calls for Goodell to resign."NFL...

Barrow brings experience

...U.S. Rep. John Barrow, votes in Congress not for Democrats alone but for all the...from the 10 years that he has served in Congress. Projections don't mean votes; votes...luck that has returned him five times to Congress. It is his hard work and a personality...

Augusta Canal | The Augusta Chronicle

...1993, the authority issued a comprehensive master plan, outlining the canal's development potential. In 1996, the US Congress designated the Augusta Canal as a National Heritage Area. In the 21st century, the Augusta Canal is once again a source...

Vote for fiscal sanity

...had eight years to prove himself, and he utterly failed us.Let's send a businessman, who created thousands of well-paying jobs for Georgians, to bring some fiscal sanity to Washington. Vote for Rick Allen for Congress on Nov. 4!

Allen will fix spending

...an Ivy League-educated lawyer who can speak out of both sides of his mouth ? is because he has one of the best staffs in Congress.Fiscal conservatives in the 12th District need to be standing in line when the polls open Tuesday, Nov. 4.Between now...

Nuclear waste review board to discuss Savannah River Site

...to nuclear waste. Board members, who are appointed by the president, report findings, conclusions and recommendations to Congress and the secretary of Energy.No specific issue prompted the meeting; rather, it is the third meeting at DOE sites as the...