Pop Rocks: Tribute to James Brown can be hashed out in better way

...a water feature. And while I am, and will remain, a strong supporter of leveraging Brown, his contributions and the heritage of soul music in Augusta, I share the vision of a tourist district dedicated not only to the Godfather but the music...

Blogs remain reliable, useful way to convey ideas and information online

...Conference on Leadership; Leadership Augusta; the Academy of Richmond County Hall of Fame; the Kiwanis Club of Augusta; the Heritage Academy; St. Paul's Church; the saga of our 5-year-old Labrador retriever; the UGA Veterinarian Teaching Hospital...

Enough to make you sick

...everyone else waits in line for whatever they can get," Jim DeMint, former U.S. senator and current president of the Heritage Foundation, wrote recently in The Cincinnati Enquirer."All the same people who ruined America's health-care...

Recreation survey finds Augustans favor trails over sports fields

...centers.The canal authority has a request on the list for $5.15 million to continue adding trails and improving the heritage area. Sherrouse said the failure of SPLOST 7 "would slow the progress down tremendously."

Head of Atlanta NAACP chapter wants Confederate symbols taken off all Georgia state property

...NAACP President Richard Rose and others have argued the flag is a divisive symbol and white supremacy is at the heart of the heritage the flag celebrates.The Confederate battle flag has come under renewed scrutiny in the weeks since nine black churchgoers...

Michaux: Sports voices prominent on flag issue

...two-thirds majority vote in the state legislature is required to take it down.Take it down already. The Confederacy is not the heritage we should be trying to sustain as Southerners. The Confederacy and its slavery mercifully lost 150 years ago. It's...

Augusta Canal boat tours cruise through city's history

...canal all that it has to offer.There are two tours. The Heritage Boat Tour is the primary one, departing twice a day...also encourages teachers to do their own field trips in the Heritage Area if they're not able to schedule a boat tour...

Heritage is threatened

...Confederate Battle Flag from the South Carolina statehouse grounds. It reopens the heated debate that was settled with the Heritage Act of 2000. Since then, written and verbal skirmishes have erupted across the nation in which we've witnessed political...

Fouling the water

...The message to the public is don't even bother expressing criticism because we will either mock it or ignore it," the Heritage Foundation's Daren Bakst wrote.This is what happens when unelected bureaucrats make laws instead of Congress.The...

The real causes of crime

...households account for elevated risks of suicide, substance abuse, dropouts, crime and more.In contrast, according to the Heritage Foundation, "Even in high-crime inner-city neighborhoods, well over 90 percent of children from safe, stable...