Cautious businesses pull back on hiring as depressed global growth finally catches up with US

...hiring in August and September as China's economy slowed, global markets sank and foreigners bought fewer U.S. goods. Friday's monthly jobs report from the government suggested that the U.S. economy, which has been outshining others in...

Rants & Raves

...RANT TO THE CITY of Augusta for hosting the Easter egg drop on one of the most sacred days for Christians and Jews, Good Friday and Passover, respectively. It was one thing to celebrate First Friday with the party atmosphere that it displayed...

Amid golf, family makes time for faith

...and her family, because even though they were away from home they attended St. Mary on the Hill Catholic Church's Good Friday service.When I returned from my hospital rounds Easter afternoon, I had to pick up something from the parish office...

Christians take up crosses, crucifixes and display faith during annual Cross Walk

...Church and walked across Lumpkin Road for the annual Good Friday Way of the Cross.The dogwoods have a cross in them...her, knowing that Coltrane wanted to do something for Good Friday, but attending a service with two small children would...

Athletes shine at Columbia County Schools Special Olympics

While rain delayed the 2015 Columbia County Schools Special Olympics a week, it was a good Friday for volunteers and participants alike.The sunny day matched the mood of the over 200 athletes and close to 400 volunteers who...

Hold fast to the cross, not just at Easter

...Until now. For all who lost loved ones in this crash, Good Friday has come early and Easter seems very far away.St. Paul...of Jesus just ended here, at the foot of the cross on Good Friday, we would all be fools to gather and remember this day...

School menus

...cracker, breakfast cracker, pears with cherries, juiceApril 3: Good Friday; no school LUNCHMarch 26: Chicken and rice with gray, sausage...dip, baby carrots with dip, flavored applesauce, fruitApril 3: Good Friday; no school

Faith Calendar

...services 8:30 and 11 a.m. Sunday, March 29; Maundy Thursday communion service 7 p.m. Thursday, April 2; Good Friday service 7 p.m. Friday, April 3; Easter Sunday services 8:30 and 11 a.m. Sunday, April 5MACEDONIA MISSIONARY...

US employers added just 126K jobs in March

...percent from 1.90 percent before the jobs report was released. U.S. stock markets are closed in observance of Good Friday.Economists noted that for months hiring had been stronger than other gauges of the economy, suggesting that a pullback...

Pondering anew the Easter story

...tribulations, changing tragedies into triumphs, our Good Fridays into Easter Sundays, which God did for Jesus long ago...sense of that truth. God was the grand director of the Good Friday drama which ended not on Friday, but Easter Sunday...