Don Mattingly to be manager of the Marlins

...information on the team's Web site.The New York Post editorial board called the fundraisers a "scalping scam" and good-government groups questioned how the campaign could buy 40 tickets to the World Series. On Thursday, standing-room-only...

Long-winded congressman gave us words

...for Buncombe." More accurately, for the newspapers back home so the voters would think he was contributing to good government. (Sound familiar?)"For Buncombe" eventually became "Buncombe," and then its phonetic spellings, "buncombe...

To help rebuild the safe nation we deserve, we must draft massive help

...the nation.We don't need a dictatorship ? a one-man government, a Donald Trump style government. We have a good government ? a democracy. It just needs to be practiced so everyone's voice is heard and acted upon, not just the few who...

Inez Kimbrell

...Ruth Bible Class at The Hill Baptist Church. She was a Cub Scout Den Mother and was a member of the Citizens for Good Government, Augusta, Ga. Survivors include her husband, Wesley Thomas Kimbrell, Sr.; her children, Wesley Thomas Kimbrell...

Richmond County Probate Judge remembered for his service

...seeing his car still there. He put a huge emphasis on the word 'service.' "In a statement Sunday, Committee for Good Government President Richard Isdell said the club was "deeply saddened" to learn of Jolles' death."Buddy was a longtime...

Former Augusta city councilman Oscar Baker dies

...retired as chief bailiff of State Court in 1997. Baker was the founder of the Augusta-Richmond County Com mittee for Good Government. Isdell, who has been the organization's president for more than 11 years, recalled Baker as a force in Augusta...

Harris leads in District 7 fundraising race

...million capital campaign.Frantom, recently endorsed by the area Police Benevolent Association, the Committee for Good Government and The Augusta Chronicle, said he's raised a few thousand more since the report but didn't expect much more...

District 7 candidates spar over power, need for stormwater fees at forum

...office, 535 Telfair St. Another forum and an endorsement of one of the three candidates is planned for 6:30 p.m. Tuesday by Augusta-Richmond County Committee for Good Government at Julian Smith Barbecue Pit, 3 Milledge Road.

District 7 candidate forums planned

...30 p.m. March 9 at Augusta Metro Federal Credit Union, 205 Davis Road.Augusta-Richmond County Committee for Good Government also will hold a candidates forum and vote to endorse one of the candidates at its 6:30 p.m. March 10 monthly...

Augustans remember Oscar Baker

...enjoying the weather and I'd tell my wife, "That's Oscar Baker; he's a big deal."Richard Isdell, the current Good Government president, said Baker was legendary for being able to sell the most barbecue dinner tickets, often more than everyone...