Shock troops

One of the things that makes America a special place is the fact that our form of government has ensured that our own military can't be used against us.

Evans native helps Syrian refugees

...near their home. The now-eldest son, who is 16, whom we met, was captured by the government and was tortured by electric shock and beatings for days and the mother was thrown into jail for two months.After she was finally released from prison, she...

Worries are increasing over selling bond funds

...impossible to know when the next liquidity scare could hit the bond market ? the trigger is likely to be an unexpected event that shocks investors.But if everyone is exiting bonds, and a lack of liquidity is sending prices down even further, it may make for...

Dollar General enters bidding for Family Dollar

...in the past, he said Dollar General was very surprised when Family Dollar announced its deal with Dollar Tree. Despite the shock, Dollar General remains undeterred in trying to work out a transaction."It's all water under the bridge. We're ready...

Minnesota's Maya Moore earns first WNBA MVP award

...of the Eastern Conference semifinals.DRAFT LOTTERY: The Seattle Storm won the No. 1 pick in the draft lottery.The Tulsa Shock got the second pick Thursday night, with Connecticut picking third and fourth. The Storm finished tied with Tulsa for the...

Music by Turner: Band is humbled by stage presence of Sharon Jones

...was enjoying a brief vacation.After reviving Number 9 drummer Zach Swenson, who was in a Michael Jackson-like "State of Shock," we all gathered around her to hear some road stories before resuming our practicing.To our amazement, she and Lena stayed...

Oconee man charged with fabricating own kidnapping in 2013

...China Marie Wood, who was with him when he was arrested Tuesday believes he is innocent of concocting the scheme."I'm in shock right now," the 25-year-old woman said less than two hours after Favors was jailed. "He would never, ever try to extort...

Tax protests, goats making news this week

...then that reminds him of Cal Ripken Jr. and the ... Oh, never mind. YOU WANT FRIES WITH THAT? Davis must have gotten the shock of his life last week after a car rammed into Panera Bread a few feet from where he and four other people were sitting, but...

Augusta family remembers Robin Williams' support of St. Jude hospital

...meeting with actor and comedian Robin Williams quickly turned to sadness Monday as news of the actor's death left his fans in shock.That morning, Brennan, 12, and his parents were pondering what to do with a large banner that once hung in the lobby at...

Shocks from Taser might have killed inmates, doctor reports

ATLANTA - Multiple shocks from a Taser could have led to the deaths of two Gwinnett County inmates, a medical examiner said. Dr. Steven Dunton, the county's...