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
Baylor women win 18th in a row over Kansas State

...DELTA STATE: Is naming its basketball court for longtime coach Lloyd Clark.The ceremony for Clark, who led the Lady Statesmen to three national championships, will be held between the women's and men's games Saturday when Delta State plays host...

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...

Trip to Super Bowl was 'a long time coming' for Seahawks' Kevin Williams

...Francisco or a Seattle, you might think that's an every year thing. But I was just soaking it all in."Williams is the elder statesman on this Super Bowl-bound Seahawks roster. He's the oldest and longest-tenured player, but after 11 seasons in Minnesota...

Explosion of Georgia counties meant to counter urban growth

...after the famous U.S. senator.Then there was Cass County, north of Atlanta and named for Lewis Cass, a prominent statesmen and U.S. Cabinet member. Cass turned on the South as the Civil War broke out and the state renamed the county to honor...

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...