Gebrselassie gives up competitions, won't stop running

...farewell tour."Gebrselassie won two Olympic gold medals and four world titles in the 10,000, but had a rare ability to excel at distances ranging from the 800 meters up to the marathon to earn a place as possibly the most versatile distance runner the...

Sean O'Hair | The Masters

...off to the putting green, where he kept pressing an Augusta National official for permission to start his practice round before the course was open. The vision to excel Posted: 04/05/09 "Immediately I turned to June and said, 'Two things can happen here,' " his father said. " 'We can laugh at him and kill his vision, and that's it. Or...

Snell took off in junior season to win yearly honor

...Two days later, he was at work shooting in the gym, knowing it was his time to lead."He's just a kid that wants to excel at basketball," Crusaders coach John Spurlock said. "He does the things he needs to do to make himself that player."As...

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...

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...

Excel to add Aiken operation

AIKEN -- Excel Communications, one of the country's...about specifics, but wouldn't deny that Excel is coming to Aiken. A source close to...I'm 99.9 percent certain it's Excel." Gov. David Beasley's office faxed...

Excel Communications cuts way through red tape

AIKEN -- Representatives of Excel Communications are still snarled in red...same thing happened in September, and Excel representatives scurried to dispel rumors...will own the land and building used by Excel, has blamed the delays on state permits...

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