Thurmond Lake visitors, businesses enjoy full lake pool, good weather

...heading to the lake."The weekends have been very busy. There's always activity around the water," Barron said.Hayes Marine owner Travis Hayes reports a slower summer, however. He's still scratching his head figuring out why boat rentals dropped...

Rants & Raves

...five Taliban terrorists for one U.S. deserter. Why doesn't he trade 60,000 central American child ren for one U.S. Marine? I DON'T OWN a dog, but as a taxpayer, I wish that any dog owners who can prove that they have had their dog spayed or...

Fort Gordon | The Augusta Chronicle

...who provide communications technology to the armed forces. Other branches of the military, including the Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps, send their troops to Fort Gordon for communications training. Personnel from the Army and other branches...

Rants & Raves

...marching into Mexico with flags raised demanding the release of our Marine? I simply cannot believe our pathetic president hasn't said...an ounce of respect for our military. I wonder what this poor Marine thinks of his country now?

Willie Powell

...County. He served in the United States Marine Corps and was stationed at both Parris...served during World War II and was the last marine to witness the bombing of Pearl Harbor...loving husband and father, and always a Marine. He was preceded in death by his daughter...

Freddie Fulcher

...Belvedere First Baptist Church with his wife throughout the years. Mr. Fulcher was a veteran of six years with the United States Marine Corps where he became a welding instructor and later began his self-employed career as a welder. He was a Master Mason of...

Robert Lane Sr.

...Martinez; 13 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren. Mr. Lane took pride in being a World War II Veteran of the United States Marine Corp and a member of the American Legion Post 63. He coached baseball for the Richmond County Recreation Department from 1960...

Obama opens Eastern Seaboard to oil exploration

...of potential offshore resources while protecting the human, marine, and coastal environments," acting BOEM Director Walter Cruickshank...seismic testing and offshore drilling.The surveys also can map marine habitats and identify solid undersea flooring for wind energy...

Kitten lives after plummeting from Georgia bridge

...unlikely a young kitten would climb the bridge on its own and then fall.Construction workers alerted the crew aboard a nearby Marine Patrol boat as the cat struggled to make its way to shore, Miller said.The kitten made it to the bank, but got stuck in...

Should your on-line account die when you do?

...what happens to a person's digital assets. In 2005, a Michigan probate judge ordered Yahoo to hand over the emails of a Marine killed in Iraq after his parents argued that their son would have wanted to share them. Likewise, a court eventually granted...