Why settle for mediocrity?

...underachievers and achievers alike.On the contrary, the county should be giving aspiring students more and better opportunities to excel.Because demand for high-performing schools far exceeds Richmond County's supply, it only makes sense for the county to...

Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson might not be on 2016 Ryder Cup team

...because of another back surgery.This time it appears the show must go on Oct. 22-25 in Mexico City.Mark Steinberg of Excel Sports Management, who manages Kuchar and Woods, said in an email he expects the event to happen and the tournament is trying...

Georgia's new technical college commissioner makes first trip to Augusta

...They are getting our students into higher education and the workforce faster in a way that keeps them motivated and eager to excel."Corbin, who is the state's fourth technical college commissioner since the system's inception in 1988, said she was...

Richmond County Teacher of Year candidate called 'passionate'

...classroom." Kelly said that mix of "ambition and tenacity" makes her 2016 teacher of the year material."She's a passionate teacher and one driven to excel at her job," Kelly said. "That brings excellent performance in her students."

Hundreds mourn Marine killed in Chattanooga shootings

...facilities in Ten nessee was remembered at his funeral Sunday as a dedicated and courageous serviceman who was determined to excel.Hundreds filed into First Baptist Church of Woodstock for the funeral for 21-year-old Lance Cpl. Squire Wells, known...

Around the block

...is offering free computer classes through September.The classes are Facebook Basics, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Sept. 8; Excel Basics, 2-4 p.m. Sept. 9 and 16; iPad Basics, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Sept. 15; iPhone Basics, 9:30-11:30...

Faith Calendar

...the Rev. Mary RileyFIRST BAPTIST CHURCH, AUGUSTA: Free computer classes, Walton Education Building Room 101 C and D; Excel Basics, 2-4 p.m. Wednesdays, Sept. 9 and 16; iPad Basics, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 15; iPhone Basics...

Faith Calendar

...Building Room 101 C, D; Facebook Basics, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Sept. 1 and 8; Folders & Files, 2-4 p.m. Sept. 2; Excel Basics 2-4 p.m. Sept. 9 and 16; iPad Basics 9:30-11:30 a.m. Sept. 15; iPhone Basics 9:30-11:30 a.m...

Stand-alone gadget can be preferable to all-in-one device

...improved tremendously and even outsmart point-and-shoot cameras sometimes with advanced software.Stand-alone cameras still excel in two ways:? When you're zooming on a phone, you're getting a software adjustment that's akin to cropping. The...

Sean O'Hair | The Masters

...was 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...