When the U.S. Senate race kicked off last year, the conventional wisdom was that Jack Kingston would be hindered by the fact he was not well-known to Georgia's voters outside the coastal counties he represented in the 1st Congressional District.
Paul and I recently decided to take the family for ice cream. We had gone to a wake and afterwards I was feeling like I needed to celebrate the life of our friend Mr. Tom, who died that weekend. We arrived at the DQ looking very dapper, I must admit.
ATLANTA - Last week's voting brought bad news to tea party and so-called liberty candidates in Georgia, but the question is whether it revealed a turning point in their long-term fortunes or a temporary setback.
The Lakeside High School girls soccer team had a big year, winning its second consecutive Region 2-AAAAA title, advancing to the second round of the Georgia High School Association Class AAAAA state girls tournament and finishing with a 13-4 record.
In an already good year for Columbia County boys soccer, Evans High School's Josh Baker had a monster year and was named the Region 2A-AAAAA Player of the Year. He broke the school scoring record with 47 goals while adding 33 assists.
• ReceiverTech Camp, led by Scott Collie, will be at Augusta Christian on Saturday and July 10 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. for those in seventh to 12th-grade. The cost is $155. To register, go to www.receivertech.com.
Harlem Baptist Church is joining Buckner International Shoes for Orphans Souls shoe drive through June 22; donated items should be for children and teens, must be new; greatest need is for athletic shoes sizes Youth 1 through Adult 8; cash donations accepted and will help provide...