New VA director hears patients' complaints at town hall

...to handle questions and comments about how hospital staff could improve but would also "love to hear" areas in which they excel.She heard mostly negatives, including some about herself."My goal is to have an organization that ... is patient-centered...

North Augusta High School Robotics Team has strong showing at regional competition

...Augusta High School's participation in the national competition, particularly on our first try is a strong indication that we will continue to excel in this particular technology arena," team manager Jane Monroe said in an e-mail.

Richmond County school chief calls flexibility choice "middle ground"

...resources where we need them."Rabun County Superinten dent Melissa Williams also said the waivers have helped her system excel, but for different reasons. The IE2 system has allowed students to attend gifted classes and other specialized programs despite...

Big-name players are on the market, but at a high price

...shows flashes, could wind up with bigger contract than expected.Rodney Hudson, C, Kansas City. Experienced centers who excel at run blocking are hard to find in free agency.Davon House, CB, Green Bay. One of the more improved cornerbacks in the...

Augusta Prep student takes top STAR honors in Columbia County

...Thursday."Doctor, teacher, scientist, businessman, professor, manager, author, president or whatever, Henry will excel," said math teacher Tim Shafer, who Burns picked as his STAR Teacher. "Henry Burns is outstanding. He is (a) tremendously...

What Is It?

...have taken in several automobile companies. For instance, Hyundai has gone through several pronunciations since foisting the Excel onto America. I remember in the 1970s that the Toyota dealer in Atlanta would call itself a "Tie-yota" dealership. But...

Camera knocks out Tiger tooth

...shoulder-mounted video camera pushed and surged toward the stage, turned and hit Tiger Woods in the mouth," Mark Steinberg of Excel Sports said in an email. "Woods' tooth was knocked out by the incident." Race organizers said this was not reported to...

Saturday Shootout: North Georgia deserves to be ranked

...ranked No. 22 in Division II, is off to its best start in school history. The Bearcats aren't great shooters, but they excel in rebounding and getting to the free-throw line. Lander, which plays eight of its final 13 on the road after today, can...

Lindsey Vonn sets record for World Cup victories at 63

...shoulder-mounted video camera pushed and surged toward the stage, turned and hit Tiger Woods in the mouth," Mark Steinberg of Excel Sports said in an e-mail. "Woods' tooth was knocked out by the incident."It was Vonn's first win in super-G this...

Excel representatives spread the word

...him to seek other work. He found it in Excel, a national telecommunications provider...customers they sign on. And like most of Excel's independent representatives, he was...local attorney had suggested he look into Excel, and Mr. Cavanaugh invited several people...