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Georgia communities tout veterans in workforce sales pitch

ATLANTA - Georgia's population of working-age military veterans give the state an often unrecognized quality work force, experts say, an asset communities such as Augusta are trying to promote.
Augusta cyber sector vibrant

...these activities, visit BaggettEvans (The writer is a technical adviser to the U.S. Department of Defense for the SANS Institute.)
Ruling for South Carolina's rural schools is encouraging for reform

Time has expired. What we do now in education must matter - and it must produce results.
Acclaimed Augusta Warrior Project poised to go nationwide

A symposium this week in Augusta could dramatically improve how America cares for an important part of its citizenry - our veterans.
Childhood cancers up, but deaths down

ATLANTA - In its most comprehensive look at the cancers that most commonly affect youths, the American Cancer Society said in a report Friday that childhood cases continues to increase, but death rates have fallen.
Purple Heart caps Augusta Veterans Day ceremony

Fort Gordon commanders on Monday awarded a Purple Heart to a local Army veteran who survived a Korean War hand grenade blast.
Across the region

...soldier who was based in Colorado has died of combat injuries in Afghanistan, military officials said.The U.S. Department of Defense said Sunday that 28-year-old Staff Sgt. Joshua J. Bowden died Aug. 31.Bowden, who was from the west...
U.S. Department of Defense delays furlough notices at least two weeks

Civilians working for the U.S. Department of Defense have at least two more weeks before furlough notices will be handed down.The Pentagon announced the delay this week to allow...
Fort Gordon employees to get furlough notices

...representatives at the Fort Gordon Public Affairs Office said they have received no "official word" from the U.S. Department of Defense on how or when furloughs might be implemented."As decisions are made at the national level, it takes time...
Augusta Warrior Project needs donations

...timely manner, find a home, get an education and land a job.The group works closely with the VA and the U.S. departments of Defense, Labor, and Housing and Urban Devel op ment. It has representatives at local colleges and has ties with...