In tight Georgia Senate race, voters weigh ideology and compromise with Perdue, Nunn

...Democrats won't let her."Nunn has dismissed those claims and vowed to be independent, citing her father, former Sen. Sam Nunn."In my father's time, which wasn't so long ago, people worked across the aisle and they got things done," Nunn...

Panthers wary of Jackets dual-threat quarterback Justin Thomas

PITTSBURGH - Justin Thomas does most of his damage on the ground in Georgia Tech's triple-option offense. When the redshirt sophomore does put it in the air, he is pretty effective.

Michael Sam is released by Dallas

The Dallas Cowboys released defensive end Michael Sam from the practice squad Tuesday, another setback as the NFL's...active roster during the regular season for the first time.Sam spent seven weeks with the Cowboys after signing to their practice...

Falcons lose center for rest of the season

...after Hawley and right tackle Lamar Holmes suffered season-ending injuries in a loss at Minnesota on Sept. 28. Left tackle Sam Baker was lost for the year in a preseason game.Konz hurt his knee in the Falcons' 29-7 loss at Baltimore on Sunday. Rookie...

Shoppers like convenience of newly opened North Augusta Wal-Mart

...Augusta resident and former Edgefield County planning commissioner.Oliver said the store will save him from making trips to Sam's Club in Augusta."It'll start pulling in more from Edgefield, Johnston (S.C.) and those areas," he said. "It's...

Sam Hornish Jr. to drive No. 9 Ford for Richard Petty Motorsports

Sam Hornish Jr. is getting a second shot at a full-time ride in the NASCAR Sprint Cup series.The three-time IndyCar Series champion...

Rising to our defense

This editorial page endorsed Sam Olens when he first ran for Georgia attorney general in 2010. His arguments ? he is a lawyer, after all ? were persuasive...

Play about Columbine shooting to open in New York

...York next month, penned by a playwright who was 9 at the time of the killings and calls it "a watershed moment."Nathaniel Sam Shapiro's The Erlkings will begin performances Nov. 9 at Theatre Row's Beckett Theatre. The play takes its title from a...

Stewart Cink, Martin Laird tied in Las Vegas

...the last of his six PGA Tour titles in the 2009 British Open.Russell Knox, Jarrod Lyle, Bo Van Pelt, Hideki Matsuyama, Sam Saunders, Brian Stuard and Andrew Svoboda shot 66. WORLD MATCH PLAY CHAMPIONSHIP: In Ash, England, defending champion Graeme...

Faith calendar

...Oct. 19, Alvin HosleyFIRST NEW HOPE BAPTIST: Men and Women's Day anniversary 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 19, the Rev. Sam DavisMOUNT ZION BAPTIST, MARTINEZ: Church anniversary 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 19, the Rev. Tonita CodyRICHMOND HILL...