Speculation swirls around Fed meeting, interest rates

...it meets this week, the financial world will be on high alert for two words: "Considerable...The presence or absence of that phrase will trigger a rush to assess the likely timing...ends Wednesday, Chairwoman Janet Yellen will be pressed when she meets with reporters...

Jefferson Energy Cooperative phone conversion to take place Thursday

Jefferson Energy Cooperative will convert to a new phone system on Thursday between 5 p.m. and midnight, disabling regularly listed numbers, according to a statement from public relations director Steve Chalker. For assistance during that time, call (762) 245-4281.

PGA Tour's West Coast events could suffer from Match Play move

...Woods doesn't know what his schedule will be in 2015. Except for the Match Play...contemplating such a big winter break he likely will skip Kapalua."My schedule is going to...He said he's not 100 percent sure he will miss the Tournament of Champions, though...

Business news

South Augusta will get Wal-Mart groceryAnother Wal-Mart...Neighborhood Market and two small retail spaces will be constructed at 3693 Windsor Spring Road...company said Tuesday that the positions will include package sorters, loaders, delivery...

Billy Horschel's hot streak happened too late

...bottom of the fifth inning.These questions will follow Watson and his American team to Gleneagles...singles match.Horschel's big finish will put even more scrutiny on the captain's picks than they already have. And that will lead to another round of hindsight, unless...

Judge in Oscar Pistorius trial is under heavy protection

...South African media reported. The case will return to the global spotlight when Pistorius...Child Law.Prosecutors have said they will decide whether to appeal after sentencing...appeal, and one may well expect that it will, Pistorius continues to face the prospect...

Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market under development in south Augusta

...the new North Augusta Wal-Mart, which is almost complete.The Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market and two small retail spaces will be constructed at 3693 Windsor Spring Road, adjacent to a Rite-Aid, in south Augusta, according to Chattanooga, Tenn...

Leicester: British Olympic team wouldn't be same without Scots

...Scotland in the Olympics and Paralympics will be something that is hard to resist for...countries feel good about themselves. The same will be true for Scotland if it becomes independent...Scottish medalists in Rio or later games will be nation-builders. For this reason...

Atlanta Falcons haven't pressured quarterbacks

...week to turn things around.On Thursday night, the Falcons will face a Buccaneers team that ranks near the bottom of the league...struggled against the Bengals, making it possible that Carimi will shift sides.___Follow Paul Newberry on Twitter at www...

More than 14 million survived cancer

...new discoveries that can lead to new therapies and insights, Khleif said."If we lose the high-risk basic research, that will affect future discoveries, potential cures in a big way," he said.That is particularly disturbing in light of the current...