Georgia state flag's Confederate 'Stars and Bars' design avoids controversy

...member of the House Special Rules Committee.Prince, a retired Army lieutenant colonel, said he believes Georgia shouldn't...and certainly of Georgia," said Nash-Teachey, a retired Army veteran who was elected the head of Augusta's NAACP...

319th Transportation Company to be honored for Vietnam service

...46th annual reunion Saturday at the Augusta Marriott, Georgia House Reps. Henry "Wayne" Howard and Brian Prince, a retired Army lieutenant colonel, will present a certificate of honor and U.S. Department of Defense lapel pin to each living...

Mariano Chavarria

...his career with the army before retiring to Augusta. He worked as a medic for the Medical College of Georgia and was retired Army veteran of the Korean and Vietnam wars. Mr. Chavarria was a member of Miracle Baptist Church, a Boy Scout troop leader...

Robert Hurst

...Peach Orchard Rd., Augusta, 30906. Services will be Wednesday, 11 am, at the funeral home with Claude Newby, Retired Army Chaplain, officiating. Burial to follow in Hephzibah Vance Cemetery with Full Military Honors. Please sign the online...

Columbia County Commissioner Mack Taylor submits resignation letter for District 3 to make State House run

...includes Frank Spears, a former county commissioner; Jim Bartlett, a builder and recent candidate for commission chairman; business owners Russell Wilder and Gary Richardson; and recently retired Army lieutenant colonel Greg Grzybowski.

Birdie helps Retief Goosen qualify for the British Open

...lost his left leg above the knee while serving in Iraq. It has taken him one step below the PGA Tour.Pfeifer, a retired Army corporal and Idaho native, has been given a sponsor's exemption to play next week in the Albertsons Boise Open on...

Augusta VA welcomes retired Army colonel as associate director

The Charlie Norwood Veterans Affairs Medical Center welcomed a retired Army colonel and former CEO of a critical-access hospital as its new associate director Monday.In his new role as associate director...

Rants & Raves

...new image." "Image" is shallow and superficial. What counts is depth of character of the tenants. A SPOUSE OF A retired Army veteran, I needed care in the ear clinic. I received it within one day of an appointment. Thank you for your kindness...

S.C. State gets $100,000 donation from its alumni association

...House and Senate move."Last month, SC State's board launched an effort to raise $20 million over three years.Retired Army Maj. Gen. Abraham Turner, who's helping, said transparency will be key."Those who are giving must understand...

Restricting goals draws foul in neighborhoods

...eliminate the portable neighborhood basketball goal and its accompanying street game might have been a foul.Sias, a retired Army sergeant major and longtime neighborhood activist with the alliance and Sandridge Neighborhood Association, found little...