Kirby: Another Augustan visited White House in 1980

...barbecue in June 1980. But Clyde said he went in 1980, too. Not to receive the "Good Guy Award" from President Jimmy Carter, as the quiz deceptively offered, but to get the president ? a frequent target ? to autograph his book The Net...

Rookie hurls Braves to victory over Padres

...to Triple-A El Paso and recalled right-hander Nick Vincent. Gyorko was hitting .210 with two homers and 11 RBIs and lost his starting job to Spangenberg.Former President Jimmy Carter and wife Rosalynn sat near the Braves' dugout.

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.

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...

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...

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...

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...