NEW YORK - Junk e-mail continued to land in mailboxes around the world Thursday, despite the arrest a day earlier of a man described as one of the world's most prolific spammers.
DEAR ABBY: In light of the events at Virginia Tech, I need some advice on a situation I encountered at work. I travel to many retail locations each week, and sometimes I am "stationed" at one of them for several weeks, or even months.
ATLANTA - Georgia drivers already paying record-high prices at the pump will have to dig even deeper into their wallets beginning Friday when the state's sales tax is set to rise 2.1 cents a gallon.
Just because Katrina was the perfect storm - a catastrophic combo of the wrong hurricane in the wrong place at the wrong time - doesn't mean that history can't repeat itself, leaving another city obliterated by another tempest.
BRUNSWICK, Ga. - Seeking a friendly audience for his first major event touting a controversial immigration reform plan, President Bush told a crowd of federal law enforcement trainees and instructors on Tuesday that security will be key to any effective immigration plan.
ATLANTA - The Atlanta Braves' most important news Friday may come before the team opens its weekend series against the Cubs in Chicago.
All those good seeds you've sown up until now have taken root, and they will be sprouting a good harvest. You'll find the market has a need for what you've so patiently nurtured and grown.
ATLANTA - One thing is clear about the honeymooner who put airline passengers at risk of getting an especially dangerous strain of tuberculosis: He can't claim ignorance.
SURRY, Va. - Informants have come forward saying they can link Atlanta Falcons quarterback Michael Vick to dog fighting, the prosecutor in the case said Thursday, and he has turned their accounts and contact information over to investigators.
In spite of all the heavy equipment, fuel odors, and the noise and vibrations of jack hammers, operations at the Bulloch County Jail are going smoothly, Sheriff Lynn Anderson said.
WASHINGTON - The United States will soon begin admitting a bigger trickle of the more than 2 million refugees who have fled Iraq, acknowledging for the first time the country may never be safe for some who have helped the U.S. there.
ATLANTA - The Coca-Cola Co. wants the real thing - in this case, three rare Norman Rockwell paintings.
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MILWAUKEE - After an awful first inning, Ben Sheets reassured manager Ned Yost everything was OK.
WASHINGTON - The government is investigating how the globe-trotting tuberculosis patient drove into the country after his name was put on a watch list - and given to U.S. border guards.
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Aaron Mizell started the season on fire, and hasn't cooled off since.
BROOKLET - Southeast Bulloch wasn't able to preserve its unbeaten run in Region 1-AAA competition as the Yellow Jackets dropped a 7-4 decision to Islands Tuesday evening.
KISSIMMEE, Fla. - After the Braves learned Kris Medlen may have a serious elbow injury, Julio Teheran and five relievers combined on a two-hitter Tuesday in Atlanta's 9-1 win over the Philadelphia Phillies.
ATLANTA - For top-ranked Florida, it's nothing more than a warm-up for bigger games to come.
GREENSBORO, N.C. - This week's Atlantic Coast Conference tournament has a new look, from more teams and an extra round of games to the school holding the No. 1 seed.
BOONE, N.C. - Jason Capel has been let go after four seasons at Appalachian State.
By DOUG FERGUSON
It is the time of year when you will begin to find spawning bass in nearly every pond or reservoir you visit.
For the fourth time this season, Georgia Southern's Sarah Purvis has been named SoCon Softball Pitcher of the Week.
ATLANTA - The Atlanta Falcons began a major overhaul Tuesday after a dismal season, signing three linemen at the start of free agency, re-signing defensive tackle Jonathan Babineaux, and cutting former Pro Bowl safety Thomas DeCoud.
PRETORIA, South Africa - Oscar Pistorius fired guns in public in the months before he killed his girlfriend - once out of a car sunroof on a road and once in a crowded restaurant, a onetime friend said at the athlete's murder trial Tuesday, drawing an aggressive effort from the chief defense lawyer to pick holes in his testimony.
ATLANTA - Republican lawmakers abandoned a push Tuesday to decriminalize carrying a gun on Georgia's college campuses as they try to rally support for legislation that would allow firearms in churches and bars and arm school teachers.
Grammy Award-winning country music trio Lady Antebellum will headline Georgia Southern University's spring concert Friday, May 2, at Paulson Stadium.