Blanchard Woods Park to be home for talent-packed soccer tournaments

...hotbed of high school soccer.Westminster boys coach Mike Freace said the new rule not only will help forge rivalries, but it cuts down on travel time and makes it easier to schedule nonregion foes.There's the potential for bragging rights."Everybody...

Music by Turner: Here's your chance to see, hear legend - Elton John

...Elton at least five-plus hours to play his 56 top-40 hits. That's not even taking into consideration his many fine album cuts that have graced his work since he began recording his own material in 1968.His Augusta show will feature some 26 songs, including...

Cheap oil, low interest rates brighten outlook for global economy

...doesn't take much to accelerate from near zero," said Dean Baker, an economist at the Center for Economic and Policy Research. "The austerity is largely in the past, and the oil price declines are equivalent to big tax cuts."

Georgia may lower state income tax

...factors don't explain why they are growing faster.Tharpe acknowledges that tax cuts are attractive."It is a common world view that if you provide these tax cuts on the supply side it will lead to all these significant benefits. ... I'll...

Harry Douglas, Justin Blalock among more cuts by Falcons

The Atlanta Falcons released wide receiver Harry Douglas, starting offensive guard Justin Blalock and defensive end Jonathan Massaquoi on Friday, a day after cutting running back Steven Jackson.

Patrick Reed moves up, Rory McIlory headed out at Honda Classic

...score. And he wasn't happy about it."I don't like missing cuts," McIlroy said. "You want to be playing on the weekend, and...Wonder has a history of getting streaky with wins and missed cuts, though this would be appear to be more of an aberration...

Many of Deal's top aides, executive branch officials get pay raises

...household income was estimated at $49,179."It's ironic that he's awarding his top staff with more pay while proposing cuts to those of us who transport Georgia's most precious cargo," said Quentin Hutchins, an Atlanta Public Schools bus driver...

Target is locked

...Walker was "waging war on public employee unions, particularly the ones for teachers." Gail Collins also wrote that Walker's cuts to education in 2010 resulted in teacher layoffs.Trouble is, the thesis she hoped to advance isn't supported by the facts...

Padraig Harrington leads Patrick Reed by one at soggy Honda Classic

...The world's No. 1 player bogeyed three of his last four holes Friday for 74 and missed the cut by three.Phil Mickelson, who had missed two consecutive cuts on the West Coast swing, finished up at 67 on Saturday and is five shots behind.

Michaux: Woods won't catch Nicklaus

...dominate. He may have his own 1986 Masters moment down the road. But to think that the player struggling to break par and make cuts can exhibit the consistent brilliance required to chase down Nicklaus is a massive stretch.Age is a trap nobody can escape...