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...

Glynn Moore
Mercer drops Southern Conference game to Western Carolina

MACON, Ga. - Troy Mitchell connected with Spearman Robinson on all three of his touchdown passes, and Western Carolina beat Mercer 35-21 on Saturday.Mitchell finished 13 of 18 for 194 yards and Robinson had seven catches for 108 yards...

Janette Hinton

...the late Floyd Edmunds and the late Camelle Reese Edmunds. She worked at Thomson Company for 35 years and retired from the Western Sizzlin. Mrs. Hinton was a member of Sweetwater Baptist Church. Survivors include her daughters, Kathy Broadway (Mike...

Biz Bits

...performance.CLAIRE STONEAward/honor: Named the sales and listing agent of the month for September from Meybohm Realtors.BEST WESTERN EVANS HOTELAward/honor: Named the Customer Care Champion for 2014 by Best Western International.

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...

Western Carolina State Fair opens Oct. 16

The Western Carolina State Fair returns for 10 days to the Aiken Fairgrounds, 561 May Royal Drive, from Oct. 16-25.New this year is...

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...

Blood on their hands

...commonsense restrictions on travel and immigration until this outbreak can be tamped down.Even Haiti ? the poorest nation in the Western Hemisphere ? has imposed a West African travel ban.And what is the president of the hemisphere's richest nation doing...

Georgia will have to do it without Todd Gurley again

...Razorbacks and LSU are ranked."There's only one game that matters the most: when the eastern division champion plays the western division champion," Richt said.Other factors to watch on Saturday as the uncertainty surrounding Gurley's status remains...

At the Movies: 'Once Upon a Time in Mexico'

...Simultaneously an homage to Sergio Leone's Westerns and a goofy send-up of them, "Once...kind he does best: a rock 'n' roll Western that has stylized violence but doesn't...guns and go to work. Like all the best Westerns, nearly everyone is dirty or has some...