Nancy Atkinson

Walk with me to the water, when it comes my time. What we say will not matter, just keep your hand in mine. I'll cross the water by myself. I know that's what I must do. But the chilling sting won't be felt, because I've walked with you. Nellie

Ann Wood

ATLANTA, Ga. - Ann Harris Wood, a Georgia native, residing mostly in Augusta, born on December 12, 1934 to Mary Annette Howard Richards and William Franklin Richards at Georgia Baptist Hospital in Atlanta died on December 17, 2013. After graduating

Georgia Power warns customers of possible scam artists

...scam, according to Georgia Power officials, and such criminals often target senior citizens or those speaking English as a second language.In actuality, when Georgia Power customers are past due on their account, the company will contact them...

Goodwill employee honored for helping Hispanic community

Elsa Bustamante, Hispanic services manager at Goodwill Industries of Middle Georgia and the CSRA, received the Edgar J. Helms Award for Staff for her efforts in targeting career services to the Hispanic community.

Openly gay woman to compete for Miss South Carolina crown

SPARTANBURG, S.C. - Analouisa Valencia came to the door in a bright blue facial mask and sweatpants, surprised anyone was coming to see her."I'm sorry. I got mixed up and didn't know you were coming today," she told the reporter at the door. "Miss South Carolina contestants aren't supposed to let people see them like this."

Grandparents fill many roles for grandchildren

Once upon a time, going to Grandma's house meant an afternoon visit and raiding the cookie jar while she and Mom had a nice chat. Nowadays, grandparents are taking a much more active role in the day-to-day lives of their grandchildren.

Mary Elizabeth Wilkes Harris - Andrew Tollison Yonchak

...graduate of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, where she received her Master's degree in Teaching English as a Second Language. She is an ESL Teacher at Huntingtowne Farms in Charlotte, N. C. Mr. Yonchak is the grandson of Mrs. Thomas...

What would Jesus do? This and more

...Master's Table, which feeds about 400 men, women and children every day. We have spent money on teaching English as a second language, ministering to Romas (Gypsies) in Hungary; the Southeastern Firefighters Burn Association; and helping...

Letters | Opinion
Large church has its hand out -- to give

Perhaps instead of just passing by First Baptist Church of Augusta, she should stop in to find out about all the wonderful things the church does.

Board OKs new term for charter

...model helps struggling pupils in ways traditional public schools can't.A recent pupil of hers, who learned English as a second language, came into school reading at the lowest word-per-minute standard for his grade, she said.Through daily...