Explosion of Georgia counties meant to counter urban growth

...county to honor Georgia native Francis Bartow, a Confederate brigade commander killed at Bull Run. Cassville, the county seat, kept its name for a few years, but Gen. Sherman burned it, and the courthouse was moved to Cartersville.

Fort Gordon | The Augusta Chronicle

...Fort Gordon published by Fort Gordon's command historian office. The camp was named after a Civil War commander from Georgia, Gen. John B. Gordon. One of the first units to train at the camp was the 4th Infantry Division. Its soldiers were among...

Sony hackers threaten theaters showing 'The Interview'

...appearances, canceling a Buzzfeed Q&A and Rogen's appearance Thurs day on Late Night With Seth Meyers. A representative for Ro gen said he had no comment, and a Franco spokeswoman didn't respond to queries Tues day.The FBI said it is aware of the hackers...

Why didn't Gen. William T. Sherman burn Augusta on March to Sea?

For many years after the war, Augustans wondered why Gen. William T. Sherman had ignored Augusta on his famous March to the Sea.Some speculated Sherman feared Augusta's defenses...

Fort Stewart replaces 468 trees honoring fallen soldiers

...of them needed to be removed and swapped with a hardier tree species."It was our commitment to the families," said Brig. Gen. James Blackburn, a deputy commander of Fort Stewart's 3rd Infantry Division. "If it's a living memorial, by God, it...

Georgia emergency management chief Charley English demoted to deputy; Gen. Jim Butterworth named as replacement

...trapped motorists on highways in metro Atlanta for hours.Adjutant Gen. Jim Butterworth, who was appointed to lead the Georgia National...whistleblower lawsuit over the use of state equipment for travel.Brig. Gen. Joe Jarrard has been appointed to replace Butterworth as adjutant...

Upcoming Calendar

...identify others who have shown similar valor or made civic contributions above and beyond the call of duty; remarks by Maj. Gen. Perry Smith; four individuals to be honored with Distinguished American Award; free; (706) 722-8454, augustamuseum...

'Devil' or fiery peacemaker: 5 questions and answers about Sherman's March, 150 years later

A turning point in the Civil War came 150 years ago this week, when Union Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman left the smoking ruins of Atlanta and launched his scorching March to the Sea. Here are some questions...

Pardon Our Mess: Intersection of Aumond Road and Wheeler Road

...apparently because a vehicle crashed into it. The crumbled material remains in front of a sign honoring the birthplace of Gen. Joseph Wheeler.WHO'S RESPONSIBLE: The person who caused the damageACTION PROMISED: Hameed Malik, the assistant director...

Marker will tell story of Sherman's march to sea

...small ceremony on the grounds of the Carter Presidential Library, a quiet, tree-studded sanctuary that was the site of Union Gen. William T. Sherman's departure from Atlanta along a nearby road.Sherman had seized that city after a series of summer...