Many people join forces to help ensure veterans' success in civilian life

I encourage you to join me in ensuring the continued success of USC Aiken in serving our veteran and military students.

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Foundation awards grants to local non-profits

At a ceremony Friday at the Enterprise Mill Events Center, the Community Foundation of the CSRA awarded $550,000 in unrestricted grants to 39 local non-profit agencies.

How do you cultivate good, 'un-rotten' apples in the teaching profession?

Too much blame is placed on the teacher for the poor ratings in educational advancement, as compared to other industrialized nations.

'Nutcracker' fans have four chances at ballet

The tale of a young girl entranced by a nutcracker and her magical journey into the Land of the Sweets has been a Christmas tradition for many, and in the Augusta area, there are four different incarnations of this holiday ballet.

As Georgia colleges ban tobacco, some schools still considering options

As 31 Georgia universities adopt a ban on all tobacco products colleges in and near Augusta enthusiastically support the measure, but some students unsure the bans will really stop smoking on school grounds.

Gospel Warriors mime conference in fourth year

About 200 participants in three age groups - youth, teen and adult - learned the basics of mime, how to apply makeup, choreography, and facial expressions, all for the purpose of praising God.

Foster multiculturalism

Honoring multiple cultures and preserving freedom of speech and of religion always have been the hallmarks of American ideals.

Music by Turner: 'Inside Your Eyes' work of local talents

As a musician and a columnist, I never cease to be amazed at just how much astounding talent there is in our part of the world. You can now add Aiken's Lauren Meccia. Her new album, "Inside Your Eyes," is chock full of great musicianship and singing.

Burwell Lackey

"Dick" MARTINEZ, Ga. - Entered into rest Monday, October 20, 2014 after a brave fight with cancer, Burwell Carl "Dick" Lackey, 72, the much loved husband and partner of 30 years to Dianne McIntosh Lackey. Mr. Lackey was born in November of 1941 in