Across Georgia

Georgia's 'No Child' exemption extendedATLANTA - The U.S. De partment of Education has granted Georgia an extended exemption from certain parts of the No Child Left Behind Act.In a letter...

Bill Kirby | The Augusta Chronicle

...Children's ... August is getting close, but we still need postcards from three states to get all 50. That would be Nebraska, Delaware and New Jersey. Monday, July 21, 2014 I am not sure what it is, but the highest percentage of our summer vacation travelers...

Tough under fire

...struggle to define what's allowed under the rulings, so expect to see more battles in liberal enclaves such as Chicago, whose de facto gun ban was struck down by McDonald.Since then, the city created a permit system that required one hour of training at...

A's get Lester, Gomes from Red Sox for Cespedes

...the clinching fourth game in 2007.Without Lester and Lackey, Clay Buchholz heads a rotation that includes youngsters Rubby De La Rosa, Allen Webster and Brandon Workman.Felix Doubront began the season in the rotation but was ineffective and sent to...

What Is It?

...Although referred to as a personal luxury car, the Toro weighs an average of only 400 pounds less than the comparable Cadillac De Ville of the same year and is only a little more than a foot shorter. I believe that it also has the longest doors ever put on...

Atlantic Broadband offers free Wi-Fi in downtown Aiken

...finally here."Atlantic Broadband is a subsidiary of Cogeco Cable Inc., the 13th-largest cable operator in the country. In addition to providing services to Aiken, the company operates in Delaware, Florida, Maryland and Pennsylvania.

Italy's Vincenzo Nibali wins Tour de France

PARIS - Vincenzo Nibali won the Tour de France on Sunday, becoming the first Italian...Spain. The last Italian to win the Tour de France was Marco Pantani in 1998.After...Vosges, Alps and Pyrenees.With the Arc de Triomphe in Paris as the backdrop, other...

Italian Vincenzo Nibali all but assured of winning Tour de France

...France - Finally cracking broad smiles after weeks of no-nonsense racing, Vincenzo Nibali confirmed he will win the Tour de France after another impressive ride in a dramatic penultimate stage on Saturday.Nibali all but ensured he will be crowned Tour...

St. Vincent de Van Nuys

Opens Thursday, Oct 23, 2014 Synopsis: A boy seeks out an unlikely friendship with his hard-livin' neighbor (Bill Murray) after his parents go through a split in this 20th Century Fox comedy from writer/director Ted Melfi. Melissa McCarthy co-stars. ~ Jeremy Wheeler, Rovi Cast: Bill Murray, Melissa McCarthy Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

Lidia Almeida

MARTINEZ, Ga. - Lidia Maria Medeiros Simoes' De Almeida, age 69, of Martinez, passed away Tuesday, July 29, 2014. She was born January 16, 1945, to the late Manuel S...