Caravan kicks Mayweather-Pacquiao Week into high gear

...can be forgiven if he speeds a bit on his way to town. A seven-time winner of the trainer of the year award by the Boxing Writers of America, he said Pacquiao guaranteed him a win last week so he would win the award for an eighth time."This will be...

Pardon our mess: Muddy puddle at former Murphey Middle School

...hasn't been a recurring problem, she said.ACTION PROMISED: Starks said the large puddle formed in an indentation where the parking lot was located. The contractor is still working on drainage issues, he said.? Meg Mirshak, staff writer

Sad Puppies crying about latest trends in science fiction

...over the genre's future, with charges of political correctness and elitism and countercharges of bigotry and dishonesty. Writers and fans have been feuding for weeks, at times in profane and personal terms, on blogs, Twitter and Facebook.On one side...

Rule of law must trump political agendas for liberty to thrive

...willing to sacrifice liberty ? our freedom to govern ourselves ? for the sake of a political agenda. Whether Republican, Democrat or independent, on that we all should agree. (The writer is Georgia's attorney general.)

Income inequality flap is much understated through deceptive data

...bound with its production ? i.e., there is a mutuality of interest between income producer and income recipient. (The writer is a professor emeritus of financial economics at the University of Georgia. He lives in Aiken, S.C.)

Charity event offers many opportunity to help animals in need of rescue

...www.thatswhatfriendsarefor.org. Help us make this our biggest event yet. That's truly what friends are for. (The writer, co-owner of the Village Deli in Augusta, is the founder and president of That's What Friends Are For.)

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World's top golfer takes out time for juniors competing at Sage Valley

...to play at places like this," McIlroy said. "It's pretty cool and a cool event and I'm glad to be able to come here and show my face and maybe get a few of them excited."Staff writer Scott Michaux contributed to this article.

Pop Rocks: Make time for 'Possibilities'

...sort of honest voice few writers have the skill ? or courage ? to sustain, Augusta writer Turner Simkins' book...because Turner Simkins is a writer of rare gifts and intelligence...with words as well.As a writer, Simkins understands that...

Spurs' Kawhi Leonard chosen NBA's Defensive Player of the Year

...become the Spurs' primary individual defender.Leonard received 37 first-place votes and 333 points from a panel of 129 writers and broadcasters. Golden State forward Draymond Green had 45 first-place votes, but appeared on fewer ballots and had 317...