Durwood Fincher is one of the few people who actually loves telemarketing calls. One of his friends asked if his telephone number was on the "do not call" list.
Ed Nivens spent a few years in the cockpit of a variety of military aircraft during his time in the U.S. Air Force from the late 1940s to 1959. He flew 17 different planes, from bombers to fighter jets.
WASHINGTON - His name is Rafael and he is a member of the U.S. Army. On Tuesday night, he was one of the guests attending the president's message to Congress.
WASHINGTON - I know there are some of you who think God left the nation's capital last month.
If a toddler touches a hot stove, it's because they don't know any better. Sure, maybe your mama or daddy warned you, but sometimes those concepts don't sink in with the very young.
If you're looking for an investment that has a guaranteed rate of return and pays handsome dividends, I have one for you.
We've been in our new house for three weeks and some folks have already found us. Several of the neighbors have brought by little nice things to say welcome back to the neighborhood. One dear friend brought by a container of beef stew. Some folks understand me very well. But the unwanted intruders came through a copper wire. They dialed a series of numbers causing my telephone to ring. Then, they proceeded to try to ...
There are orbiters in the space shuttle fleet that have fewer miles than some of the cars at our house.
I am on my soapbox today. I'm going to say at the outset that I fully understand that there are people who have serious allergic reactions to certain things and I appreciate that. I also understand that there are bad people in the world who will do bad things to others. Having said that, let me begin my diatribe for today. We have allowed ourselves to become a nation of people who are afraid of ...
Mimi and Papa don't usually watch "One Tree Hill," the prime-time TV series that tends to skew to a young audience in their late teens and 20s.
I didn't get to watch the inauguration of President Barack Obama until they replayed it on cable.
Officers of the Georgia Bureau of Investigation are called special agents. To his GBI colleagues, Marvin Vandiver was really special.
As I write this, we are in the midst of moving. I come from a somewhat nomadic family. My mother was the daughter of a sharecropper and they lived in the tenant houses of the landowner where they were sharecropping. My paternal grandfather died when my father was 4. My grandmother moved to Atlanta with four little boys and they moved a few more times, according to my father's school records. I, too, have lived ...
DAHLONEGA - Dean Bryant heard the call to ministry at the age of 17. He says the devil heard it, too, and tried to convince him otherwise.
There are a lot of people who are troubled by the prospects of their own death. I'm not. Death is the final event of life. What happens after you die is the question most people have. Some believe you either go to an eternity in paradise or hell. Others believe you come back, either as another person or some animal. Still others think you die and that's it. In the South of my youth, death ...
Years ago, I remember when stores had only one or two displays of sunglasses. One was usually Foster Grant and the other was Polaroid. It seems there were only a half dozen styles and a few colors.
WINSLOW, Ariz.- U.S. 66, better known as Route 66, was once called names like "The Mother Road" and "The Main Street of America."
BLACKFOOT, Idaho - All across the countryside are unique little museums paying tribute to one thing or another.
The official name is now Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder. We used to call it a temper tantrum.
College football coaches often find themselves being pitchmen for everything from soft drinks to pickup trucks.
The graduation season is upon us and with it comes songs we only hear at commencement exercises.
At just about every college you can think of, there is a tradition uniquely identified with the football team. Some of them are historic while others are almost hysterical.
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