Decide on citizenship

...antithesis of "perpetual allegiance." Our Founding Fathers had renounced their allegiance to England in the Declaration of Independence in 1776. King George III disagreed, and the war for American Independence was fought.It is Congress, comprised...

Ramblin' Rhodes: Georgia's music history is luring writers to Augusta

...LeVert whose father, George Walton Jr., was territorial governor of Florida and whose grandfather was a Declaration of Independence signer and Augusta judge George Walton.LeVert's father asked her to name the capital and she suggested...

Vote 'no' on SPLOST

...Imperial Theatre. Those are three of our treasures that improve our quality of life.Go back and read the Declaration of Independence, in which the Founding Fathers railed against the king and the aristocracy who were robbing them while building...

C-SPAN will showcase Augusta history, authors this weekend

...the docent at the home, will talk about the life and political career of one of the youngest signers of the Declaration of Independence. Tour the home with Meadow Gar den director John Mc Bra yer.

Fix not fight: National Strategic Agenda hinges on bipartisanship

...congressional approval ratings.American political compromise is a tradition as old as the creation of the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution. Refusing to compromise is tantamount to denying an essential element in the creation...

Georgia signers of Declaration of Independence honored at ceremony

...Georgia's three signers of the Declaration of Independence: Lyman Hall, George Walton...1776, then ratified the Declaration of Independence on July 4."They declared...he declined to sign the Declaration of Independence, thinking it was rushed...

A pledge to ourselves

...year older, may we rededicate ourselves to it, to each other, and to our posterity.The signers of the Declaration of Independence, knowing they risked everything by it, pledged to each other "our Lives, our Fortunes and our sacred Honor...

Augusta home of Declaration of Independence signer George Walton to open for tours July 4

For the second year in a row, Meadow Garden, the historic home of Declaration of Inde­pendence signer George Walton, will open its doors on the Fourth of July.

Selling America short

...place. It's a state of mind, infused with the liberties and responsibilities so elegantly put to pen in the Declaration of Independence and Constitution.We've been at it for more than 200 years, and we still struggle with it every day ? what...

Event honoring Georgia's signers of Declaration of Independence set for Saturday

A ceremony to honor Georgia signers of the Declaration of Independence will take place Saturday in downtown Au gusta.The fifth annual Independence Day celebration in front of the Augusta-Richmond...