Rants & Raves

...God above.DURING ONE OF OUR wars, a well-known leader said: "Lead, follow or get out of the way." It really bothers me that the U.S. has chosen to get out of the way.I HATE TO MISS MY soap opera because basketball or football or Obama is on...

Bill Kirby | The Augusta Chronicle

...once provided an education for youngsters living in the region of Richmond County that is now part of Fort Gordon. And there was me. A slightly groggy, not-yet caffeinated man in the early years of Social Security eligibility staring at the house alarm security...

Put tireless worker in D.C.

If you want someone who is not afraid of hard work, join me in voting for Rick Allen for Congress.I knew Rick Allen before...qualities that will serve him well in Washington, D.C.It upsets me to see the derogatory political ads against him on television...

Pop Rocks: As arts festival grows, so does need for better flow

...forward.If this were Jurassic Park, Jeff Goldblum would back me up on this. As it's the Arts In the Heart of Augusta festival...overflow groups in something of a culinary Siberia.Don't get me wrong. It's not like people didn't venture down Broad and...

You remembered: The Miller Theater

...children from going down the wrong road, without government interference.Every time Mother reprimanded me she always told me it was because she loved me. As I did her. ? Willie Holsonbake, Augusta

Three actively seeking appointment to District 7 commission seat

...boss are fully supportive, so again, it's not an issue for me."Frantom said he hadn't reached out directly to District...I've known (Smith) too long to think he would try to use me," he said. Smith repeated Friday he favored Harris and that...

Ironman of the day: Haley Chura

...compete as a professional, you don't prepare for a particular race," she said. "It's my lifestyle now. It's taken me to some great places."GAMEPLAN: Chura is making her first appearance in the intermedix Ironman Augusta as a competitor, but...

Braves fire general manager

...it's as high energy as you could get under the circumstances. I think Fredi has done a remarkable job since taking over for me."Wren was in his 15th season with the Braves and his seventh as the club's general manager. He was appointed to the GM post...

Eagles come from behind again to beat Redskins

...era," said Jackson, who was one of the first players to leave the field after the game. "I don't see them worrying about me, and I don't worry about them. I'm happy where I'm at."The Eagles rallied even though the Red skins outgained Philly...

Hurricane Hugo still haunts 25 years later

...started to help out as much as we could, both the city government and local people. The mayor of Charleston (Joe Riley) called me personally and thanked us for the equipment and resources we sent to the state. He told us if we ever had a disaster come our...