Former Sen. Sam Nunn is more than a supportive father in Georgia race involving his daughter

...Perdue is the cousin of former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue. The Democratic nominee for governor, Jason Carter, is former President Jimmy Carter's grandson. Sens. Mark Pryor of Arkansas and Mary Landrieu of Louisiana use family history to connect...

Black colleges struggling, but still relevant, say supporters

...nationwide search for its next president so a new administration can position the school for that kind of success.Former President George C. Bradley resigned Tuesday after three years of accreditation sanctions related to financial instability...

Three actively seeking appointment to District 7 commission seat

...Clerk of Commission Lester Newsome and retired Georgia Department of Transportation employee Ronnie Masters.The former president of the association of Georgia state employees said he'd step in if asked and hoped to help pick the best candidate...

NYC's Roosevelt House: History and education

...College, and now is the host for students, scholars, lectures and events. Recent guests include the Dalai Lama, former President Clinton and U.N. Secretary-general Ban Ki-moon. The home is also shown in Burns' PBS documentary on the...

Gov. Deal, Democrat Carter duel over education at heated candidate forum

...averaged about 54 percent of all spending on education while noting that funding went down when Carter's grandfather, former President Jimmy Carter, was governor.Libertarian candidate Andrew Hunt wasn't invited to Monday's forum.

Investor says Olive Garden should back off on breadsticks

...that's likely because Starboard is getting input from its slate of board nominees, which includes Brad Blum, a former president of Olive Garden.Despite the criticisms, Darden can point to at least one recent success: its promotion offering...

IMF leader says women vital for global recovery

...Prime Minister Tony Blair.Asked about her aspirations as a young woman, Akie, the 52-year-old daughter of the former president of leading confectioner Morinaga & Co., said that like most young Japanese women at the time, she just expected...

DC 6th-graders assigned to compare Hitler, Bush

...WASHINGTON - A sixth-grade teacher in Washington will apologize to students for asking them to draw comparisons between former President George W. Bush and Adolph Hitler. D.C. Public Schools says the McKinley Middle School teacher sent students...

In the NFL, imitation is often a form of flattery

...Vincent's point is well taken. The NFL's head of football operations, a star player for 15 pro seasons and former president of the players' union, recognizes that trends always will be a part of the sport.Some burst on the scene and then...

Senate hopefuls Michelle Nunn, David Perdue spar over business backgrounds

...draw a distinction between her experience heading up Points of Light, a major volunteer organization founded by former President George H.W. Bush, and Perdue's time overseeing Fortune 500 companies including Dollar General and Reebok...