We need statesmen, not politicians

...I'm scared. I pray that we will be blessed with the coming forth of some real statesmen, for regardless of your party affiliation, there are no real statesmen out there, and we are a poorer country for that very reason. They have taken prayer...

Augusta needs statesmen at helm

...only what is best for them and their party to keep in power. Statesmen, on the other hand, put citizens and community first in...where the fire stations are. Our citizens are crying for statesman-like leadership. If we don't real leaders in our government...

Opinion columns | Augusta-Richmond County Commission
Older drivers might follow Jeff Gordon's lead

...as good as ever and the cars and tracks are certainly safer than ever, there is growing speculation that some of the elder statesmen are closer to calling it quits than outsiders might think."The trend's already started," former NASCAR crew chief and...

Elder statesmen meet up Tuesday night

...National Hockey League with the Winnipeg Jets. More than 14 years later, their paths cross again, this time as the elder statesmen of the East Coast Hockey League as Draper's Augusta Lynx face Berthiaume and the Greensboro Generals Tuesday night at Greensboro...

Revolutionary War soldier's grave marker unveiled in front of family, honor guard

Descendants and veterans came out Saturday to dedicate a new grave marker for Revolutionary War soldier and statesman Pvt. William Green, who had gone 65 years without one.About 40 of Green's descendants and three veterans groups attended...

High turnover in past 10 years hasn't slowed New England Patriots

...squad that will play the Seattle Seahawks in the Super Bowl on Sunday night.Older and, no doubt, much wiser.As elder statesmen on a team with 17 players who weren't on the club last season, Wilfork and Brady advise youngsters who have helped keep...

An endorsement for change, progress, unity

There aren't too many true statesmen left. But Helen Blocker-Adams became one on Tuesday. In endorsing...derided as "Uncle Toms" and worse. In truth, however, they are statesmen. Contrary to hurting her, we believe her courageous stand for...

Editorials | Deke Copenhaver
Ramblin' Rhodes: Georgian enlivened gospel-music shows

...The founder, singer and pianist of The Statesmen (and later Masters V) gospel group...home at age 75. Mr. Lister and The Statesmen sang How Great Thou Art and Peace in...Southern gospel has its Blackwoods and Statesmen. Baseball has its Babe Ruths and Mickey...

Microsoft's new college dictionary missing a few facts

...Civil War qualify as statesmen, except Richard Nixon...receive the label "statesman," except for two...a president, just a statesman. -Dick Cheney and...Israeli prime minister and statesman." Menachem Begin and...identified only as Israeli statesmen. The entry for former...

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Photos of the century

Wars are fought. Statesmen die. Buildings fall. Communities rise. And camera shutters snap. Each one, be it yesterday's Speed Graphic or today's...