Mrs. Gussie Coffsky

...Magnolia Cemetery, Augusta, with Rabbi Amy Greenbaum officiating. Mrs. Coffsky, a native of Augusta, was a homemaker and a pawnbroker. She was a life member of Hadassah and Daughters of Israel. She was a member of Adas Yeshurun synagogue and Ahavath Achim...

'Hardcore Pawn' star to attend Augusta Gun Show in April

...The star of a cable network pawn show will appear at the Augusta Gun Show in April.Seth Gold, a third-generation pawnbroker, appears on the truTV show Hardcore Pawn, which is in its sixth season and set in his store American Jewelry and Loan...

Actor infused each role with intense emotion

...performance as a shifty schemer earned him his first Oscar nomination. THE PAWNBROKER (1964): Shot less than 20 years after the fall of the Third Reich, The Pawnbroker was one of the first films to explore the lasting toll of the Holocaust...

Man pleads no contest to theft of Jackie Robinson's NL ring

...stolen from his home last year. Rodriguez was arrested in April after selling the ring, valued at $12,000, to a pawnbroker for $100. The owner of Mr. Steve's Pawn Shop on Western Avenue recognized the ring and called police.

TV Lookout: highlights (and lowlights) for the week

...Witness" filmmaker Daniel Anker argues reflect the era in which they were made. Directors Spielberg and Sidney Lumet ("The Pawnbroker") are among those interviewed for the documentary, which includes rare footage of studio moguls visiting newly liberated...

Armed, alert and not alone are rules for pawnshops

...his own store on Wrightsboro Road and had hoped to continue at Mo Money, but Tidwell's family has decided to close later this month."I'm going to keep doing what I do," Bigger said. "I'm a pawnbroker. That's my life."

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Role-playing gives Athens residents feel for poverty

...negotiating a time-eating round that included trips to welfare and employment offices, schools and the friendly neighborhood pawnbroker, "Big Dave." The families were all living on the edge of financial disaster, but their details differed. Some started...

Actor Brock Peters dies at 78

...Diahann Carroll as well as Peters. Among Peters' other films were "Soylent Green," "The L-Shaped Room" and "The Pawnbroker." His accolades include a National Film Society Award, a Life Achievement Award from the Screen Actors Guild, and a Tony...