Sen. Jesse Stone's withdrawal clears way for judge's appointment of Jack Cox

...governor's office withdrawing from consideration, posting it on Facebook to prove to supporters that he'd fulfilled a campaign promise.Cox is a Democrat, but Stone expressed no disappointment."I was glad Jack got it. He's qualified," the senator said...

Augusta Canal | The Augusta Chronicle

...artifacts depict canal construction and mill life and remind Augustans and visitors alike of the progress, problems, and promise of the Augusta Canal. A $200,000 grant awarded to the Augusta Canal Authority will help continual cleanup efforts to decontaminate...

Rants & Raves

...budget? Translation: He wants to spend more of the taxpayers' money. Funny, I don't remember this as one of his campaign promises. Typical politician. If he can't perform the job he was elected to do, perhaps he should just resign now. We have the...

Oakland Raiders savor feeling of victory

...games, Sparano has made the Raiders much more competitive despite their lack of success.On Thursday night, he fulfilled a promise he made the day he took over to put smiles on his players' faces with a win as Oakland snapped its yearlong skid by beating...

Curtis Baptist falls in title game again

...remained in the game."These boys, they just wouldn't be denied," Holly Hill coach Don Shelley said. "Curtis Baptist, heck of a football team. I sure don't want to turn around and play them next week. I promise you that."

VA Choice Cards mailed to veterans in Augusta

...the American Legion is leading national lobbying efforts and regularly speaking to members of Congress to hold the VA to its promise of providing veterans with timely treatment, specifically those facing delays in specialty care and follow-up appointments...

Big Ten West setting up for wild finish

...those games this year. Sometimes things snowball," Kill said, referring to his team's 30-7 loss at Texas Christian. "I promise you that his football team, and with his intensity, they're probably getting after it right now."

Harvick, team find happiness long before NASCAR title

...made it to the celebration in street clothes, found Harvick and grabbed him in a tight embrace. Stewart had made good on his promise."It's not about me right now; it's about us as a group," he said. "I'm really proud to not only have a teammate...

Raising the minimum wage also will increase job losses

...figure here is the trade association Silicon Valley Robots. THESE EFFORTS embrace the full power of the digital revolution and promise to expand man's innovative capacity significantly. Since they aim to introduce efficiencies as well as new products and...

No time for fast talk in NASCAR's Chase for the Sprint Cup finale

...that position, either, but neither have they. It is the same thing for all of us. It is cool. It will be entertaining, I promise you that."All four drivers want to get their cars up front as quickly as possible. After that, the challenge is to stay...