Knox, 61, business CEO, dies

Peter Seymour Knox III, prominent businessman and member of a prominent Augusta and Thomson family, died at his residence Sunday. Mr. Knox, 61, was chairman and chief executive...

Metro | Augusta State University | Paine College
Who are the Tubmans?

...however, she was known as one of the city's finest hostesses - the well-to-do wife of Richard Tubman, a prominent businessman and landowner. He was 52, when he met the 24-year-old Kentucky belle who won his heart."As a young lady...

Georgia publisher Otis Brumby dies

...The Marietta resident, one of suburban Atlanta's best-known native sons, made a name for himself as a prominent businessman and journalist who grew a small local paper into a thriving conglomerate during a time when Atlanta's suburbs...

Across Georgia

...estate of the late Allen E. Paulson this week. The check is the first installment of a $7.5 million pledge the prominent businessman made nearly 12 years ago. The funds will be used toward student scholarships, endowed academic chairmanships...

Are we in or out?

...seized $95,000 in cash, as well as records pointing to bookmaking activities. Those arrested, including a prominent businessman and an erstwhile political operative, claim, as one of them said, that it was "just a group of guys getting...

Benjamin L. Dent and Richard A. Dent

...House of Representatives since Reconstruction and served 16 years in the Georgia General Assembly. He became a prominent businessman with his own tile company, R.A. Dent Floor Coverings, on 12th street. In 1975, Richard Dent became the...

Opinion columns
Valdosta's oldest home burns in large fire

...Rice said a cause isn't known yet.The home's namesake is J.T. Roberts, a former Valdosta mayor and prominent businessman at the turn of the 20th century. The Valdosta Heritage Foundation has owned the house for the past decade after...

Latest News
Signs will honor effort of Connell to pave way

...War II he is admired and respected as a consummate Southern gentleman, a pillar of the Augusta community, a prominent businessman and a prominent leader in government, political and religious organizations in his community." Flanked by his...

Metro | Augusta State University
Tabasco museum aims to bust myths about legendary hot sauce

...for many years. Bernard also discounts a story that McIlhenny got his first pods from Col. Maunsel White, a prominent businessman in antebellum Louisiana. White has been credited with giving McIlhenny the "secret recipe" for making the sauce...

Senate party switchers face uncertain fate on map

...a Republican, and two legitimate Democratic challengers - former Senate Majority Leader Charles Walker and prominent businessman Ed Tarver. Cheeks is holding out hope that a brief filed by Senate leaders with the court will convince judges...