Westerns once reigned supreme

Not long ago, the Western channel on my television devoted a weekend to a couple of Westerns from the 1950s and '60s: The Rifleman and...hours revisiting some of my childhood heroes. Westerns were the Law & Orders of their day - all over...

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City to fund Valencia Way extension if 'major manufacturer' builds plant in Augusta

...funds to cover grading costs.The city would own the road once built.Sprouse said the road's planned route toward the western part of the site maximizes land usage at the park. "Economic development is a lot of puzzle pieces," he said. "You've...

Mistletoe is pest for people, food source for birds

...that lives on tree branches. There are hundreds of varieties of mistletoe that grow over a wide range of trees all over the Western Hemisphere, but we have just one species in Georgia and South Carolina, unlike the myriad varieties found as you head west...

You Remembered: Western Sizzlin

...Last week we asked your memories of Western Sizzlin, the former Augusta-based steakhouse...anniversary, a couple told us about the Western Sizzlin in Augusta. We splurged at that...I sold Grit newspapers out in front of Western Sizzlin Steak House on Walton Way. I...

The Way We Were: Downtown movies

...smaller movie house, shown here wedged between a real estate company and big office building, usually showed B-pictures, Westerns, Tarzan and reruns of old favorites, such as Gunga Din and The Three Musketeers.The Rialto opened in 1918 after the fire...

Putin's plunge

...That should be enough to turn its recession into a full-on depression ..."To trap Putin even more, O'Brien notes, "Western sanctions over its incursion into Ukraine mean that Russia can't get money from overseas banks."The world has changed...

Great Westerns are gold in aisles of video stores

...drifters changed the face of the Western forever. A reaction to the...Quiet Man). They also made Westerns - lots and lots of Westerns. Many were good movies, and...look and feel of the Hollywood Western. Reach Steven Uhles at (706...

Rants & Raves

...Georgia's recipients of food stamps make it the sixth-highest in the nation. Mr. President, we need your help! AS IN WESTERNS when the cowboys would check their guns at the door, so should people with phones attending a movie theater. It is so annoying...

Bengals' fans denied in the Dawg Pound by Browns' fan

...in the front row.During Cincinnati's 30-0 victory at Cleveland on Sunday, pair of Bengals fans were outmuscled on the western wall of FirstEnergy Stadium by a Browns fan who was not going to let Cincinnati running back Jeremy Hill leap into their arms...

Saudi woman arrested while attending soccer game

...can watch matches.However, there have been exceptions for foreign women. In October, an Australian female supporter of Western Sydney Wanderers Football Club was permitted to attend a match at Riyadh's main stadium. And in January, a group of American...