Columbia County's Community and Leisure Services director resigns

Barry Smith, Columbia County's longtime director...he directed questions on that subject to Smith, who did not return phone calls seeking...resignation and we accepted it," Johnson said.Smith was hired as the director of Community and...


GEORGIAACADEMY OF RICHMOND COUNTY 1965: 7-11 p.m. Friday, Oct. 9, Julian Smith Casino, 2200 Broad St.; (706) 364-7830, jimpardue@wowway.comSOUTH CAROLINAMCKIE, BUTLER AND JOHNSON FAMILY REUNION...

Second reading of Augusta stormwater fee passes

...voted 6-4 to approve the second reading of a revised stormwater ordinance creating the fee Tuesday, with Mayor Pro Tem Grady Smith and commissioners Mary Davis, Sean Frantom and Wayne Guilfoyle opposed.Debated by the commission since February, the fee...

McKenzi Smith

CONYERS, Ga. - McKenzi Blair Smith, 22, of Conyers, passed away Sunday, July 26, 2015...in Virginia Beach, VA. to the late Robert McCormick Smith, Jr. and Gloria Sanders Smith. McKenzi attended Eastside High School and worked at...

Augusta commissioners leaning toward not including groups in SPLOST

...Tuesday, neither Mayor Hardie Davis nor Mayor Pro Tem Grady Smith warmed up to funding the groups.Davis said $35 million from...needed to "put Augusta in the best position to grow our city."Smith said, "I'm leaning more to the 'no' side, because I want...

Ramblin' Rhodes: Latest book on Ty Cobb is well-researched account

...recent years.The books he named are The Ty Cobb Educational Foundation Through 50 Years by Jerry Atkins, Harry Downs and Loran Smith (2007), my own biography, Ty Cobb: Safe At Home (2008), and the latest Cobb biography, Ty Cobb: A Terrible Beauty...

Magnolia Cemetery keeps history of Augusta alive

Magnolia Cemetery represents not only the history of the South, but the nation as a whole. Between the rows of magnolia trees lie heroes and normal folk and some at rest for 200 years.

Jerry Tinney

...his wife, Betty, William Tinney and his wife, Sandy, and Terrell Tinney and his wife, Jean; and one sister, Elizabeth Smith and her husband, Otis. He is preceded in death by his parents, Mr. Howell Wilmont and Azile Anderson Tinney; sister, Peggy...

2015 Atlanta Falcons training camp preview

...LAST YEAR: 6-10. The Falcons' second consecutive losing record, after five consecutive winning seasons, cost coach Mike Smith his job. The team lost four starting offensive linemen to season-ending injuries. Linebacker Sean Weatherspoon, expected...

As Fed meets, it edges toward its first rate hike since 2006

...the global economy and financial markets has given the Fed pause," said Sung Won Sohn, an economics professor at the Martin Smith School of Business at California State University, Channel Islands. "I think the probability of a rate hike in September...