Crowdfunding backers hope to raise interest

...some who like the idea of investing locally or crowdfunding in general but get skittish when faced with long legal documents, said...targeted at men.Vincent Russo, the Secretary of State's general counsel when the crowdfunding exemption was created, said...

NYC's Roosevelt House: History and education

...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 Roosevelts.The building isn't a museum; it doesn't...


...middleweight champion, Silva, 38, said the UFC tried to get him to accept a fight when he wasn't healthy earlier this year.He accused the No. 1 fight promotion of not respecting its athletes in general and paying them "crumbs."

Doris Frazier

...military service in Augusta at Oliver General hospital in 1949 as a staff nurse. Her...to the Chief, Army Nurse Corps, then General Anna Mae Hays, the first woman in the Army to become general. Her final military assignment was as...

Frances Jones

...National Hills Baptist Church. Frankie retired from Civil Service at Ft. Gordon, Georgia as Adjutant Administrator to the General. Following retirement, she volunteered as a pink lady at St. Joseph Hospital, now Trinity Hospital of Augusta. Mrs. Jones...

Office of the Inspector General still reviewing former Augusta Commissioner Donnie Smith's case

...him, the state Office of the Inspector General continues to conduct an independent probe...the state.The Office of the Inspector General, which investigates waste, fraud, abuse...investigation remains ongoing, interim Inspector General Deborah Wallace said."If there's...

Georgia Supreme Court to hear arguments in the private probation lawsuits

...country in states that allow local governments to contract with for-profit probation companies.Since then, the Georgia General Assembly passed legislation that would have increased the powers of private probation companies and sealed their records from...

Compass Academy founder gets 14 years for fraud, owes $6.4 million

...determine in which South Carolina prison he will spend his term, said Creighton Waters, South Carolina assistant deputy attorney general.Brooks pleaded guilty Thursday to three counts of securities fraud and two counts of forgery, each of which are 10-year...

Ironman pumps money into downtown Augusta businesses

...kind of when weekend business slows down, especially on Saturdays because of football games," said Darby Carpenter, the general manager of Farmhaus Burger. "Anything that can help business in Augusta, especially the restaurant business, is appreciated...

Alibaba stock soars in jubilant trading debut

...all of that and much more," said Reena Aggarwal, a professor at Georgetown.Yet the track record for Chinese stocks in general does not inspire confidence. Over the last two decades, they have earned a reputation for burning investors in both the U...