TAMPA, Fla. - Deep-sea explorers said Friday they have hauled up what could be the richest sunken treasure ever discovered: hundreds of thousands of colonial-era silver and gold coins worth an estimated $500 million from a shipwreck in the Atlantic Ocean.
Nido Qubein, a motivational speaker and president of High Point University in North Carolina, claims: "Nothing can add more power to your life than concentrating all your energies on a limited set of targets."
Someone you meet who is well received by everyone but very selective of his or her friends may accept you as a special friend. This relationship will offer many benefits not afforded to just anybody.
DEAR DR. GOTT: Is it necessary to use diuretics to control some instances of high blood pressure, while other patients' high blood pressures can be controlled with one of the nondiuretics? I am currently taking atenolol, which, I understand, is not a diuretic, although I have been on diuretics in the past. Both have been successful in keeping my blood pressure at an acceptable level. I believe the type of medication prescribed me changed with ...
DEAR ABBY: I lost quite a bit of weight on a great diet that worked well for me. I did it for my health and because I was tired of carrying all that extra weight around. Everyone has been complimentary, except my husband.
Bonnie Marsh Williams of Statesboro and Robert Taylor of Brunswick were united in marriage on May 12, 2007, in an oceanside ceremony on St. Simons Island.
EDITOR'S NOTE - An Associated Press team recently made a rare visit into a region controlled by Indian guerrillas known as the Naxalites, guided for two days through the forests by a series of intermediaries until reaching a guerrilla camp.
TOKYO - A mother beheaded by her son. A baby who suffocated after being stuffed by his parents in the baggage compartment of a motorbike while they went gambling. A murderous shooting spree during a hostage standoff.
MIAMI - A man signaled with a flashlight in the early July morning as his pregnant wife and 30 other Cubans huddled along the coast of Matanzas, Cuba. A speedy fishing boat pulled close to shore and two smugglers loaded the group aboard.
BERCHTESGADEN, Germany - Jewish American veteran Shep Waldman knew exactly what he would do when he came face to face with the former enemy at the Eagle's Nest, Hitler's mountain retreat.
Thernell and Beverly Smith of Statesboro would like to announce the engagement of their daughter, Tamara Nicole Smith of Statesboro, to William Wardell Harrell, son of William E. Collins of Cincinnati, Ohio, and Artie Harrell of Atlanta.
Language is really interesting - and important. Communication is enhanced by the use of words and phrases used to verbally describe mental pictures for us. In this way, we can "see" what others are saying. Sometimes the same word picture is used in different contexts. But, because we're familiar with its usage, it's not confusing.
Englishman John Abbott was nuts about bugs. As a child, his parents noticed that wherever he went, he wanted to catch and then draw the biggest and the most unusual insects, no matter what kind. Born on either May 31st or June 1st of 1751, he was soon apprenticed to the famous artist and engraver Jacob Bonneau in his London, England, studio. As his skill increased, he eventually got the attention of Dru Drury of the ...
As summer nears, I have been seeing more and more people out and about in sandals or walking barefoot in their yards. Most people look at bare feet and think of freedom or warm weather. I see people going barefoot and the first thing that comes to mind is diabetes.
BOSTON — A team that dominates a division for about a decade is bound to slip. Atlanta’s Jeff Francoeur experienced that last year, so he has a feeling for what the New York Yankees are going through this year. ‘‘You’ve just got to keep going,’’ the Braves right fielder said Friday, ‘‘but it’ll get to a point where you kind of got to put it in panic mode and get going. And I’m sure the ...
Statesboro police arrested a man they say is responsible for at least eight vehicle break-ins, with more charges pending.
NEW YORK - The five power conferences of college sports want more flexibility in providing financial support to athletes.
ATLANTA - Auburn was the only school that didn't have anyone on last year's Associated Press All-Southeastern Conference team. Not surprising, since the Tigers failed to win a league game.
GREENSBORO, N.C. - The Atlantic Coast Conference's coaches have selected Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston as the league's player of the year and Duke's David Cutcliffe as the coach of the year.
It seems inevitable that Peyton Manning will shatter the 50-touchdown passing mark set by Tom Brady in 2007. He might even do it Thursday night.
This year's Claxton boys basketball squad features just three seniors and is missing a wealth of talent and experience from last season.
FLOWERY BRANCH - The Falcons are giving rookies bigger roles, especially on defense, down the stretch of a lost season.
CONCORD, N.C. - The late Dale Earnhardt's famed No. 3 will be back on track in the elite Sprint Cup Series next season with Austin Dillon using the number.
FARGO, N.D. - Veteran players on North Dakota State's football team say news that coach Craig Bohl would be leaving for Wyoming after the playoffs was harder on their younger teammates who haven't grasped the commercial aspect of college athletics.
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Police are searching for a man who robbed a woman at gunpoint in her home Sunday evening.
PORTAL - The Portal Panthers dug themselves a 15-4 deficit early in their game against Treutlen Tuesday night, then showed exactly why they're defending state semifinalists in Class A.
Curtis Baptist senior forward Jawan Rouse pushed in a short jumper at the buzzer to give the Crusaders a 52-51 victory over Bulloch Academy Tuesday night.
SAVANNAH - The Southeast Bulloch Yellow Jackets got into the win column in convincing fashion on Tuesday, beating Islands 69-51 on the road.