When Darin Van Tassell was bypassed for the Georgia Southern head baseball coaching position following Jack Stallings' 1999 retirement it was a bitter disappointment.
Social writer Eric Hoffer claimed: "The hardest arithmetic to master is that which enables us to count our blessings."
Conditions that have an effect on your work or career could lead to some unexpected changes in the year ahead. Keep a flexible frame of mind, so you can roll with the times in ways that you can capitalize on.
DEAR DR. GOTT: You have repeatedly recommended niacin instead of statins for lowering cholesterol. I will be going to my doctor soon for my routine physical and plan on asking if this is an appropriate option for me, as I realize every case and body is different.
DEAR ABBY: I am a high school teacher who has been encountering some problems with my students.
WASHINGTON - Defense Secretary Robert Gates has endorsed a new five-year, $17 billion plan to increase the size of the Afghan army by about 50,000 troops.
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DETROIT - Moments after a judge ruled that Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick could be released from jail if he pays a $50,000 bond, Michigan's attorney general announced he was charging the mayor with two felony assault charges stemming from a confrontation between Kilpatrick and a sheriff's detective.
WASHINGTON - The efficiency of America's workers grew at a slightly slower pace in the spring as companies sought to produce more with leaner work forces. Workers' compensation growth slowed, too.
BERLIN, Conn. - The investigation into the identity of a mysterious man accused of kidnapping his daughter in Boston and wanted for questioning in the 1985 disappearance of a California couple has gone international.
RIO VISTA, Calif. - On one side of the gravel road are hundreds of acres of corn. On the other is a different crop that scientists hope will enable farmers to rebuild sinking islands in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, combat global warming and make a profit at the same time.
JUNCTION CITY, Calif. - After a long day battling one of Northern California's most stubborn wildfires, dozens of weary firefighters gathered in a remote wilderness clearing near the fire's front lines to get a chopper ride back to camp.
DZHAVA, Georgia - Russia sent columns of tanks and reportedly bombed Georgian air bases Friday after Georgia launched a major military offensive Friday to retake the breakaway province of South Ossetia, threatening to ignite a broader conflict.
The bumper sticker had this bit of wisdom: "Headed in the Wrong Direction? God Allows U-Turns."
Mr. and Mrs. Mike Howard of Statesboro announce the engagement of their son, Michael Hunter Howard, to Nidia Elizabeth Elizalde, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Luis Julian Elizalde of Nuevo Casas Grandes, Chihuahua, Mexico.
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ATLANTA - Corey Kluber insists no one in the Cleveland clubhouse is talking about the Indians' longest winning streak in 34 years.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - Pat Summitt put women's basketball on her back, breaking down barriers with her indomitable spirit and demanding respect for female athletes on ...
The Statesboro Bulloch County Parks and Recreation Department Mite Boys with Machine All-Star Teams traveled to Lyons recently to participate in the 54th Annual Lyons ...
Buddy Ryan took a back seat to no one. Neither did his fierce defenses that won two Super Bowls.
AKRON, Ohio - Any other year, Jordan Spieth would feel this has been a very good season.
LONDON (AP) - Leave all the chatter about Serena Williams' pursuit of her 22nd major singles trophy to others.
NICE, France - Iceland has become the darling of the European Championship thanks to its underdog status and an uncompromising 4-4-2 formation that has made the ...
WASHINGTON - The chief organizer of the Rio de Janeiro Olympics says security is his top concern, well ahead of the Zika virus.
WASHINGTON - House Republicans on Tuesday concluded their $7 million, two-year investigation into the deadly attacks in Benghazi, Libya, with fresh accusations of lethal mistakes by ...
With an illustrious career that spans more than 23 years, there is no one more respected in the Bulloch County real estate market than Pat ...
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ATLANTA- Trevor Bauer complained that he wasn't as sharp as in recent outings.
SONOMA, Calif. - Tony Stewart sat slumped on the stairs inside his team transporter a year ago reflecting on the worst slump of his NASCAR career.
RIO DE JANEIRO - Rio de Janeiro's acting governor warned Monday that theOlympic Games could be a "big failure," because of budget shortfalls that threaten ...