Rants & Raves

...afraid they already have. THE CRUSADES were a response to the brutal takeover of the Middle East, Eastern Europe, North Africa, and Western Europe by the Muslims between the 700s and the 1000s. Additionally, Jim Crow laws were created by Democrats...

Christians all too familiar with persecution

...harshest of conditions.Tertullian, the second-century Church Father who, interestingly, also originated from North Africa, wrote, "The blood of the martyrs is the seed of the church." He contended that persecution, in fact, fuels the...

Oil has fallen by nearly half, to recession levels, as US economy improves

...production of any OPEC member other than Saudi Arabia.As U.S. production ramped up, turmoil in the Mideast and North Africa reduced supplies from Libya, Iran and elsewhere. A balance was struck: Increasing supplies from outside of OPEC and...

Augusta playground dedicated in honor of WWII veteran

...for the exceptional care they said their father received for post-traumatic stress disorder after the invasion of North Africa in 1942.O'Quinn said Tuesday that she was not always aware of the challenges of her father's recovery but that...

Otis Mobley

...but lived in Augusta, GA. He graduated in 1942 from Waynesboro High School. He served in the United States Army in North Africa and Italy from 1943-1946. Mr. Mobley graduated from Georgia Teachers College (now Georgia Southern University...

Clarence Bell

...High School where he played football and baseball. Sergeant First Class Bell served in the U.S. Army Signal Corp in North Africa and the Asiatic Pacific Theater Campaign during WW II. He also served in the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve after WW...

James Proudfit

...and Mason; and sister, Rowena. Mr. Proudfit was a veteran of the United States Army serving during World War II in North Africa, Sicily and Italy. Funeral Services will be held Saturday, September 13, 2014 at 11 a.m. with Rev. Nolan Jackson...

Oak trees are good choices for the yard

...growing, but some fast-growing varieties are available. There are about 500 oak species worldwide. They grow in North Africa, Europe, western Asia and North America. Even in places that don't have a true oak, such as Australia, people...

Lawrence A. Vola (BOONTON, N.J.)

...served in WWII in the Navy's Amphibious forces, a forerunner to the Navy Seals. He participated in 4 invasions: North Africa, Sicily, Salerno and Anzio, as a member of the Underwater Demolition Team. He was a life member of the Belmar volunteer...

Edward Stanley Kucela (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

...in Augusta since 1965. He was retired from the US Army after 24 years of service where he served in WWII, Burma, North Africa, and Korea. He was in the Combat Engineers in the 101st Airborne Division. He retired from the Fort Gordon Commissary...