Rants & Raves

...Nathan Deal might not go down in history as one of the state's best, but you're fooling yourself if you think Jimmy Carter would have been better. New or increased taxes are a fact of life in this era of big government that we live in. The...

Long hair isn't culture clash today like in 1960s

...growing their hair and letting sideburns flare. John Wayne and President Nixon, Willie Nelson and Lyndon Johnson, Jimmy Carter and Jimmy Stewart all began sporting a style that would have gotten them kicked out of an Augusta high school just a...

They Way We Were: 1970

...Carl Sanders, the former Georgia governor, lost a re-election bid to a smiling south Georgia state senator named Jimmy Carter."My biggest asset is I'm not a politician," Carter told an Augusta campaign crowd.That would change.

Ailing Carter cuts short trip

GEORGETOWN, Guyana - Carter Center officials say former U.S. President Jimmy Carter has cut short an election observation visit in Guyana due to health reasons. Sunday's statement from the Center says the 90-year-old...

Rants & Raves

...Hillary Clinton: Mexican tap water, Michael Jackson's doctor, an Obama nuclear deal with Iran, gas station sushi, a Jimmy Carter economic plan, a Brian Williams news report and prayers for peace from Al Sharpton. RON CROSS and his lackeys at the...

Federal Judge Avant Edenfield dies

...then 44 and a 20-year veteran trial lawyer from Bulloch County, was appointed to the federal bench by President Jimmy Carter on Oct. 7, 1978 ? an act former Georgia Supreme Court Chief Justice Norman Fletcher once good-naturedly called Carter's...

High-energy Blind Boys of Alabama to sing in Evans

...singing together when they were children at the Alabama Institute for the Negro Blind in 1939, and founding member Jimmy Carter still sings with the group. During the performance, Carter often goes into the audience to engage members even more...

Jimmy Carter celebrates 90th birthday

ATLANTA - Former President Jimmy Carter celebrated his 90th birthday Wednesday in Atlanta, blowing out...said only one thing is certain. "It will be something because Jimmy Carter is miserable if he's not doing something," she said, laughing...

Blanche Gentry

...worked at Uniway in Sales. Survivors: husband Ronald Gentry; son Jason Gentry; grandson Connor Gentry; brothers, Jimmy Carter, Clark Cater and wife Mitzi, and Ira Carter and wife, Ellen; and sister Saundra Callandt. A Graveside service will...

Southern Democrats speak of faith in campaigns

ATLANTA - Jason Carter, former President Jimmy Carter's grandson, stepped into the pulpit of South Columbus...The technology has changed in the four decades since Jimmy Carter spoke openly about his religious beliefs while campaigning...