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.
We finished Common Sense on July 1, when we covered Thomas Paine's plan to declare independence from Britain.
Hopefully, you were able to pick up a copy of the Declaration of Independence and read it with family.
Georgia is a state where we measure ourselves by how other people think of us.
Gov. Nathan Deal, for example, often mentions that Georgia was rated as "the number one state for business" by cable channel CNBC and a real estate trade publication.
In 2010, the Dodd–Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act established the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, which claims to “help consumer finance markets work by making rules more effective, by consistently and fairly enforcing those rules, and by empowering consumers to take m...
The Augusta Warriors 8A baseball team was formed less than a year ago when they held their opening tryout last fall. Only 10 players showed up, but rather than getting discouraged, they kept every player and went to work.