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It was July 3, 1861 when Wilson N. Crawford was commissioned as a second lieutenant in the 11th Georgia Volunteer Infantry. Wilson had moved from the the western mountains of North Carolina to north Georgia in the late 1840s, not long after the U.S. government had cleared the remaining members of the Cherokee Nation from is homelands, making way for white settlers.

Wed, 06/24/2015 - 12:15am

Early on Sunday mornings long ago I watched the Parade of Quartets, a weekly show dedicated to the best gospel singers and groups around.

Mon, 08/03/2015 - 9:25pm

As a man or a woman grows older There’s one thing each of us seek The one thing we all have in common The thing we search for is peace Be the first to heal wounded feelings Be the first to shed foolish pride Be the first to just say I’m sorry You’ll feel so much better inside Make peace w...

Mon, 08/03/2015 - 9:24pm

NORTH AUGUSTA - The Cal Stars' Minyon Moore threw the ball in the air as time expired to celebrate a run of resiliency that resulted in a title.

Mon, 08/03/2015 - 9:22pm

NORTH AUGUSTA - City officials gave final approval Monday for the revised general development plan for Hammond's Ferry and offered public authorization for a $110,000 settlement officially ending two longtime lawsuits against the city.

Mon, 08/03/2015 - 9:16pm

Charity is from the noblest of impulses. But it must come from the heart; governments can't do it. Most democratic governments have representatives who feel it, but charity can't be built on taxes. Charity is not giving away someone else's goods.

Mon, 08/03/2015 - 5:17pm

Police Blotter, Aug. 5, 2015

Mon, 08/03/2015 - 4:44pm

In 2013, Warren Coombs turned some heads by flashing incredible athleticism on the football field for Greenbrier High School. Anyone who had seen him run track was not surprised at all.

Mon, 08/03/2015 - 4:22pm

A limousine ride and walk down a red carpet, complete with photographers, might be more pomp than many teachers are used to on their orientation day, but Harlem Middle School Principal Car­la Shelton said her teachers are worth pampering.

Mon, 08/03/2015 - 3:55pm

Riverside Middle Fourth Nine Weeks Honor Roll

Mon, 08/03/2015 - 3:13pm

No charges have been filed against a man accused of molesting an 8-year-old girl inside the Grovetown Wal-Mart last week.

Mon, 08/03/2015 - 2:59pm
Mon, 08/03/2015 - 2:07pm

Authorities identified two Oglethorpe County men who died after their car plunged off Keg Creek bridge early Sunday.

Mon, 08/03/2015 - 10:40am

Sometimes I worry about my mind. I realize that, with Alzheimer's affecting so many families, this is not a subject to make light of, but you must do things that make you wonder, too.

Sun, 08/02/2015 - 12:09am

I texted, "Are you going to be home this weekend, specifically Saturday?" I sent it to my mother. My father doesn't think much of typed transmissions. They don't fit his concept of "telephone," a device for verbal communication in short form.

Sun, 08/02/2015 - 12:09am

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