James Wimberly

...point to go around to talk to virtually everyone present and enjoyed sharing stories with his guests about their respective hometowns and mutual friends. He was outdone in his social graciousness only by his wife, Helen, whom he adored. Jim and Helen were...

No takers on Georgia policy allowing rural hospitals to convert into stand-alone emergency rooms

...any hospital from pursuing it."We haven't been able to make the finances of it work," said Jimmy Lewis, the CEO of HomeTown Health, a network of rural hospitals. "There was never any enthusiasm right after it came out." The rule change applied...

Bo Pelini hired by Youngstown State

Former Nebraska coach Bo Pelini was hired to be the next coach at Youngstown State, an FCS school in his hometown.The school announced the move Tuesday.The 47-year-old Pelini is a Youngstown, Ohio, native and graduate of Cardinal Mooney...

Athletes give back to hometowns

...their respective sports but share a common commitment to their hometowns. Chavous, a second-year cornerback with the Arizona Cardinals...to provide lessons in life and football to the youth of his hometown. After two years as a linebacker for the Cincinnati Bengals...

Other sports
Worker shortage felt by some local builders

...developer Joe Todd.With the industry rebounding across the country, however, many of those workers have returned to their hometowns, said Todd, owner of JHT Construction."We're not seeing near the number of labor here from Atlanta, Charlotte and...

Jean Scott

...member of Good Hope Missionary Baptist Church. She was a Teacher in the Baltimore School System before returning back to her hometown of Augusta, GA where she continued teaching in the Augusta-Richmond County School System. Jean enjoyed the children she...

FEMA Head: Securing hometown helps secure homeland

...for disasters that might strike their hometowns, the head of the Federal Emergency Management...we really do this job of securing the hometown, we secure the homeland," he said...millions of visitors who are not in their hometowns when disaster threatens, Brown said...

Sonic Spotlight: Scott Corliss

AGE: 44 HOMETOWNS: Portland, Ore., Lawrenceville, Ga. and Baltimore; moved to Augusta in 1999. OCCUPATION: IT Support, Fort Gordon PLAYS...

2003 Shrine Bowl Rosters

...The game will be played Dec. 20 in Rock Hill (players, positions, schools and hometowns). When there is no hometown listed, the school and the hometown are the same. South Carolina Shrine Bowl Roster Ivan Anderson, OL, Spartanburg...

High school
Profess your love of home

...you noticed the brief item in USA Today last week, but the national newspaper is working on a feature about why we love our hometowns. I take it they're going to use this in conjunction with Valentine's Day. Here's what they say they want: "You tell...

Bill Kirby