Schools urged to get back to basics in technical education

...option," Clark said. "By our count, there are 122,000 students enrolled in a construction-based program in Georgia right now. If we could really get those students interested in pursuing a career in skilled trades, Geor gia's shortages...

Film incentives bring in major benefits for Georgia

...tighter budget. A tax incentive program provides up to 30 percent for film productions' expenses."The state of Georgia right now does have a really incredible tax-incentive package on film production," Bowen said.Local economies benefit...

Murder charge dropped against woman who induced abortion

...for well over 20 years, and I'm not aware of a situation like this ever," said Genevieve Wilson, a director of Georgia Right to Life.Jones was arrested after seeking help at a hospital Saturday. A social worker told police that Jones had...

Volunteers' time, money crucial in successfully battling Alzheimer's

...of people age 65 and older with Alzheimer's disease will increase to 6.8 million.So what does this mean for Georgia? Right now, there are more than 130,000 Georgians that have Alzheimer's disease or related dementia. In Augusta alone...

Points have been hard to come by for Georgia at South Carolina

...concerned by it."It's behind us pretty much," said Georgia right guard Greg Pyke, who has played in three games as...start to affect us like last year at Clemson," said Georgia right tackle Kolton Houston said. "You can't do that on...

Kristian Bush adds own voice to songwriting skills

...and bassist John Webb. All are Georgia-based musicians."There's a lot of country music that's coming from Georgia right now, from Brantley Gilbert to Luke Bryan to you know, Sugarland, all the way to Lady Antebellum and Little Big Town...

Medical marijuana used in Augusta, activist says

...much broader range of medical conditions the oil could cover. THERE IS NOT a medical marijuana prosecution ongoing in Georgia right now as far as Ashley Wright, the district attorney for the Augusta Ju dic ial Circuit, knows. It is difficult for...

New Ronald McDonald House opens

...tumor was covering much of his chest and cutting off his airway. He needed to get to the Children's Hospital of Georgia right away."They flew us here," Katrina said.Months of chemotherapy and radiation therapy have followed. The family...

Across Georgia

...some recipients, which concerns advocates.In other newsA NATIONAL ANTI-ABORTION rights group has cut ties with Georgia Right to Life and named the Georgia Life Alliance as its new state affiliate. In a statement Saturday, National Right to...

Save all of the unborn

...heaven over one sinner that repenteth, more than over ninety and nine just persons, which need no repentance."Eugene F. Binet, M.D.EvansGeorge VozniakGrovetown (The writers lead the Greater Augusta Chapter of Georgia Right to Life.)