Marriage workshop will be held at the Kroc Center

...appear on John and Cleve's morning show on radio station WAFJ-FM (88.3) at 7:40 a.m. for Maximum Marriage Moment, when he will answer questions about marriage.For more information or to purchase tickets, go to wafj.com.

Medical College of Georgia Foundation's medical district gateway project bogs down

...County Board of Education officials were talking about the joint purchase of land off Mike Padgett Highway for a shared maintenance facility...as have ownership issues.The city-school board joint purchase was billed as a money-saver, according to Chronicle archives...

Palace Malice to retire from racing

...decided to give him another shot at racing after he was cleared by equine specialists and Three Chimneys made its offer to purchase 50 percent of the colt.The colt raced twice this year, and both times went off as the heavy favorite. Both races ended...

US new-home sales rebound in July

...WASHINGTON - Americans stepped up their purchases of new homes in July, with sales surging...507,000, recovering from a slide in purchases in June.Buyers have crowded into the...volatile on a monthly basis.New-home purchases climbed 23.1 percent in the Northeast...

***Edgefield County*** House with 5 acres (may purchase up to 118 ...

***Edgefield County*** House with 5 acres (may purchase up to 118 acres), 2,900 sqf, Pond, 4 bd / 3 1/2 ba, large kitchen and sitting room, hardwood floors, double garage & many extras. $330,000 way under price 803-270-3702

Around the block

...fashion show, door prizes and a silent auction.Tickets are $40 until Sept. 1, and $45 after.For more information or to purchase tickets, call Gloria Lee at (706) 833-6647. The Augusta Sports Council is looking for volunteers for the IRONMAN 70...

Best Buy 2Q performance beats analysts' expectations

Best Buy 2Q results top Street as consumers purchase major appliances, mobile phones.

US home sales hit fastest pace since early 2007

...convinced current home owners to purchase homes, while first-time buyers...234,000. Just 28 percent of the purchases last month went to first-time homebuyers...34 are forming households and the purchase of first homes is increasingly deferred...

Lowe's 2Q revenue tops Street, appliance sales strong

...2007. That was right before the market imploded.Sales of new and existing homes have climbed in the first half of 2015. Purchases of new homes are 21.2 percent higher through the first six months of this year than the same period in 2014. Existing homes...

Tax referendum failure will delay projects, officials say

...finance records.If it fails again, work on projects and purchases funded by prior special purpose taxes won't stop, but most...City Administrator Janice Allen Jackson said.Planned purchases with new tax funds, such as sheriff's office cruisers and...