Buck is homegrown pick

...as the education of all Georgia children are of primary importance to Mike.In Mike's won words, "I have dedicated my life to bringing change to public education through mentoring teachers and leaders, providing students with challenging opportunities...

Rants & Raves

Comments from readers:RANT FOR AUGUSTA Utilities Department. I have never had a late bill in my life except for the water works. I get the bill one day and it's late the next. One of you is not doing your job. OBAMA WON'T...

Tiger Woods hopes extra work leads to long stay at British Open

...He sobbed on the shoulders of his caddie, and then his wife. Woods now has a different caddie and he is divorced."My life has certainly changed a lot since then," Woods said. "That was a very emotional week. As you all know, I pressed...

Augusta man has 'peace of mind' in pursuit of career with GI BIll after military service

...GI Bill from January 2010 to October 2013. "It gave me guidance, the ability to figure out what I wanted to do with my life."Last month, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs celebrated 70 years of investment in the education and economic...

Leukemia diagnosis floored me only temporarily

...morose. A positive outlook can work miracles, I was assured.A referral to an oncologist confirmed the diagnosis, and my life changed.I knew just as little about leukemia as I did mono. Where did I even get it? Basical ly, from living, I was...


...to know me before they brought me on campus and that really had a big impact on me because it's the next four years of my life in terms of where I go, so it's a big deal," said Anderson.Evans coach Ricky Beale thinks Anderson made a great decision...

Former Georgia golfer Brian Harman wins John Deere Classic

...best round of the day at 7-under 64."It was very hard, probably one of the hardest things I've ever tried to do in my life," Harman said. "Just trying not to let your mind run wild is the hardest part out there."Two years ago, Harman...

Baltimore still special to Yankees' Roberts

...with the Orioles, however, was tough to beat."Certainly the 13 years that I had in Baltimore were the best years of my life," Roberts said. "No one can take that away from us. Very appreciative to have those years. And now, to do this is...

Novak Djokovic defeats Roger Federer in Wimbledon men's finals

...best tournament in the world, the most valuable one," Djokovic said. "The first tennis match that I ever (saw) in my life, when I was 5 years old, was Wimbledon, and that image stuck (in) my mind."

Pledge genuine allegiance

...civil and kind3. To have a healthy lifestyle4. To decide what I believe, and act on it5. To take responsibility for my life and my actions6. To be my brother's keeper, and do good works7. To be the best family member, neighbor and friend...