Highest medals rightly honor selfless heroes

One of the ways to understand why individuals take action to save the lives of others is to examine the acts that earn America's highest award for civilian heroism.

Fans gather at Augusta University for Georgia Literary Festival

...set out and look pretty. Standing-room-only panels included "Augusta's People and Places," in which Gen. Perry Smith regaled the audience with tales of World War II hero Jimmie Dyess and Don Rhodes and Tom Mack discussed the events...

The Moving Wall is coming to Evans to deliver a moving experience

This is a fine time to study and honor the heroism of so many brave Americans.

Grab your cameras -- Theodore Roosevelt is coming to Augusta

If you arrive before the time of his presentation, you will be greeted at the door by Mr. Roosevelt.

New phenomena have huge impact in expanding world of book publishing

Word of mouth often has been helpful in gaining momentum for a book. If you love a book, talk it up among your family and friends.

Column enlightening

In the aftermath of the latest national tragedy, the massacre in Charleston, S.C., columnist Perry Smith brings us news of a preventive program. His July 5 column covering the research of Sam Scharff should be front-page news across...

Interest is being rekindled in pioneer work of Augusta psychiatrist

Augusta psychiatrist and author Hervey Cleckley (1903-1984) made many contributions to his profession commencing in 1941 when he published his first book, The Mask of Sanity.

New assistant principal plans big impact at North Augusta High School

Perry Smith is an educator, but he wants to be a mentor, too, and eventually, a superintendent.As a new assistant principal at North...

Pair of books offer life-affirming -- and possibly life-changing -- messages

Soon, many of you will be recommending these books to those you care most about.

Blogs remain reliable, useful way to convey ideas and information online

I am having great fun as I become active on social media.