Jim Furyk to have surgery on wrist, will miss Masters

...missed seven of his last eight cuts, he was in the middle of the pack after 54 holes when he got a call that his wife went into labor three weeks early. He withdrew and drove home to South Carolina, only to arrive about an hour late. "They say having girls...

Future comes calling

Frank Wimberly labors to breathe in his room at Medical College of Georgia Hospital, but he is not sure why. "Ask him," he said, pointing to fourth-year...

Volunteers work hard in ministry

Small fix-it jobs are labors of love for Tim Coody. Replacing closet rods, patching drywall, painting, even hooking up washers and dryers or cutting grass...

Your Faith
Hail Barrett

...made to happen, by the steady hand and upright acts of good people. A great city is the accumulation of such people and their labors. Hale Barrett helped make this a great city.Every life has value. The best lives add value to those around them. He was...

Letter writer needs reality check

Harry Myers' June 10 letter, "SRS conned ignorant farmers," labors under several grave misapprehensions. Acquisition of the land for the Savannah River Plant was accomplished in 1951-1952 by...

Publicity-shy Russian may have solved great math mystery

SAN FRANCISCO -- A publicity-shy Russian researcher who labors in near-seclusion may have solved one of mathematics' oldest and most abstruse problems, the Poincare Conjecture. Evidence...

Life & style
Review finds spy agency too secretive, slow

WASHINGTON (AP) - The nation's multibillion-dollar spy satellite agency labors under an overly secretive, ponderous bureaucracy, slow to embrace new ideas and no longer widely considered a technology leader...

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'Robots' tries to squeak past story by dazzling with its visual beauty

An exercise in style over substance, Robots labors under the mistaken belief that it's fine being just another pretty face. Glossy and lovingly rendered in a way seen too often...

Migrant ministry finishes short-order project

Catherine Vandegriff's sewing machine has been steadily humming since January, and this week she saw the fruit of her labors. She and her companions at First Presbyterian Church of Aiken cut and stitched 104 pairs of shorts in various sizes for children...

Your Faith
McLagan: Protecting Perdue's image with sword and grenade

ATLANTA -- Dan McLagan keeps a sword and a hand grenade on the mantle of the Capitol office where he labors to polish and protect Gov. Sonny Perdue's image. It's appropriate imagery for a man whose tasks include rhetorically silencing...