Fund school basics first

...see my tax dollars spent to put computers in classrooms.What students need first is discipline, followed by a good dose of reading, 'riting and 'rithmetic! This utter dependence on machines is an abomination and greatly offends this 84-year-old taxpayer...

Upcoming Calendar

...WATCH WITH AUTHOR JACK REES: 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 10; reading from his book, The Watch; brings together his knowledge of...College; free, registration required; (706) 793-2020A READING FROM WHEN STARS DIE: 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 29...

Treat police with respect

...shootings: Taylor was white, and Officer Cruz was described as non-white. I am a white, middle-aged male, and after reading the report on the Internet, I totally support Officer Cruz in his actions and the findings of the grand jury.The common...

Eugene Binet

...the American College of Radiology, and the Richmond County Medical Society. In his retirement, Dr. Binet enjoyed golf, reading and model trains. He was an active member of Knights of Columbus Council 8495 that meets on the grounds of St. Theresa of...

SC mom who drove kids into ocean hospitalized

...Tuesday.Ebony Wilkerson, 33, is incompetent and in need of further psychiatric help, Circuit Judge Leah Case said while reading her decision in a Daytona Beach courtroom.Wilkerson showed no emotion as the decision was read. Neither her attorneys nor...

US orders for durable goods fall 0.7 percent in November

...managers, also points to greater factory activity. Its manufacturing index fell to 58.7 last month from 59 in October. Still, any reading above 50 signals expansion. October's figure matched a three-year high reached in August.

Gauge of US economy rises 0.6 percent in November

...Thursday that its index of leading indicators increased 0.6 percent last month, matching the revised October gain. The October reading had originally been reported as a 0.9 percent increase. The index rose 0.8 percent in September after being unchanged...

New Grovetown chief says community involvement is "key" to handling city growth

...policies on the department's Facebook page, which since he has taken office, has nearly doubled in likes to 3,000 people reading daily updates.Chuck Whigham, president of Best Built Trailers at the corner of Wrightsboro and Robinson Avenue since 2000...

MCG Class of 2017 donates 18 children's books to Ferguson, Mo., library

...morning with inscriptions to honor an uncle who recently passed away in Savannah."When I was growing up, I absolutely loved reading children's books," Story said. "And with Christmas around the corner, it's comforting to know that children in Ferguson...

You remembered: Broad Street on Christmas

...at Duke's on Walton Way or a restaurant that was shaped like a boat, close to Duke's I think.Thanks for this, good reading that I look forward to.Merry Christmas,? Tonya Armstrong BUSY BUSTLE OF DOWNTOWNI just thought of something today when...