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
Wine Time: Casillero del Diablo Cabernet Sauvignon 2012, Chile and Serie Riberas Gran Reserva Chardonnay 2012, Chile

...familiar with Concha y Toro.The award-winning winery was founded 130 years ago by Don Melchor de Concha y Toro, a Chilean statesman, entrepreneur and vineyard owner in the late 1800s. He brought vines from Bordeaux and planted them on his estate.He created...

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...

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...

City Ink: Mayoral candidates missed the bus on financial talks at forum

...Mason where it hurt the most."The last thing this community needs is a bully," he said. "What this community needs is a statesman." YES, YOU MOST CERTAINLY DO: Cummings, a former nightclub owner, quite a likeable fellow, provided the forums with...

Mason, Davis go head-to-head over SPLOST 7 funds in forum

...requested that list."Davis responded, "The last thing this community needs is a bully. What this community needs is a statesman."Following up, Blocker-Adams said she too downloaded the Engineering list from the city Web site, while the commission-approved...