Looking back

...England to Jamestown, Va., in 1620. He graduated in 1845 from the University of Georgia and in 1847 from the University of Pennsylvania's School of Medicine.If you have similar photos, please e-mail copies to james.folker@augustachronicle...

Student debt traps parents, kids

America's crushing surge of student debt, now at $1.2 trillion, has bred a disturbing new phenomenon: School loans that span multiple generations within families.

Ralph Roberts, founder of cable giant Comcast, dies at 95

NEW YORK - Ralph Roberts, a cable pioneer who built Comcast from a small cable TV system in Mississippi into an entertainment and communications behemoth, has died. He was 95.

Trump is too tiresome

Taking away his spotlight and media hype might just stick a pin in his balloon of popularity.

Augusta doctor appointed to Medical Board

An Augusta pain physician has been appointed to the Georgia board that oversees the licensing of doctors.

Match Day serious fun for med students

...quieter celebration for Carmen Black after learning she will begin training in psychiatry at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, just the start of what could be a seven- to eight-year residency and fellowship in addiction...

Kickstarter users search for the secret to being chosen 'Staff Pick'

NEW YORK - Want your project to get selected as a "Staff Pick" on crowdfunding site Kickstarter? Good luck with that.

SC State not alone among HBCUs struggling to survive

COLUMBIA- While decades of leadership strife have contributed to South Carolina State University's fiscal crisis, it is certainly not alone among historically black colleges nationwide struggling to survive.

Charles, Nola Falcone kept connections to Augusta

A Florida couple found dead in their second home on Walton Way kept deep connections to Augusta although many say they hardly knew the husband or wife.

Nonprofits examine effects of online crowdfunding on traditional giving campaigns

Crowdfunding - where lots of people give small donations online to various projects or social ventures - may be competition for traditional charitable organizations.