WASHINGTON - Companies working on Iraq reconstruction have been accused of padding their profits through an insurance scam, leading to a criminal probe and hurried changes in the way many contracts are handled by the U.S. Army, according to internal military documents obtained by The Associated Press.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Georgia Southern grabbed an early lead but Jacksonville scored eight unanswered runs during the middle innings in a 9-4 decision Tuesday night at Sessions Stadium. The Eagles dropped to 31-21 overall while JU moved above .500 at 27-26.
PICHER, Okla. - State and federal officials toured this tornado-ravaged town and essentially hammered the final nail into its coffin.
WASHINGTON - Actor Dennis Quaid told Congress on Wednesday of a harrowing, near-fatal drug mixup in which his newborn twins were administered 1,000 times the normal dose of a blood thinner.
DOWNEY, Calif. - With the end of another school year approaching, college sophomore Moshe Kai Cavalin is cramming for final exams in classes such as advanced mathematics, foreign languages and music.
PALM BAY, Fla. - Authorities along Florida's Atlantic coast, where wildfires have gutted dozens of homes and scorched thousands of acres, arrested a man Wednesday who they said threw a glass bottle containing an accelerant into the woods.
DEAR DR. GOTT: Just thought I would share something I recently discovered that may be a help to your postmenopausal readers who are bothered by night sweats and hot flashes.
SNELLVILLE - So much for spaghetti suppers: The First Baptist Church of Snellville is fueling its membership drive with a sign in front of its sprawling campus proclaiming ''Free Gasoline.''
WASHINGTON - A five-year farm bill in Congress this week does little to address the growing global food crisis. Instead, it diverts money that could be spent feeding poor children abroad to give more subsidies for U.S. farmers now enjoying record high crop prices and incomes.
DETROIT - The City Council narrowly approved taking the first step Tuesday toward removing Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick over explicit text messages to a former aide, but one council member's possible change of heart could scuttle the measure.
TWENTYNINE PALMS, Calif. - Hundreds of Marines were conducting a combat training mission in the Mojave Desert when an air patrol spotted something kicking up dust: A civilian pickup truck speeding across the barren landscape.
SENECA, Mo. - Another round of storms moved Tuesday into tornado-ravaged areas of Missouri, Arkansas and several other states where residents are still picking up from the weekend's killer twisters.
WASHINGTON - The Senate agreed Tuesday to write off - and hand over to taxpayers - more than $17 billion in debt that a FEMA flood insurance program accumulated after being devastated by Katrina and other 2005 hurricanes.
C. Edward "Ed" Bragg
Statesboro's football team lost more than just a sub-region game against Richmond Hill Friday. The Blue Devils, who struggled on both sides of the ...
Financial transaction fraud and identity theft have become a huge issue for consumers and businesses alike.
The Averitt Center for the Arts added recently two employees to the team in an effort to fulfill the mission of the organization.
WASHINGTON - Sheriff's Deputy Charles Hurt was on truant patrol when he came across a teenager in a Baton Rouge park on a cool fall ...
The Second Annual Hudson Powell Scholarship Golf Tournament is set for Friday at Forest Heights Country Club.
STONE MOUNTAIN - Planning is under way to place a Liberty Bell replica atop Stone Mountain near Atlanta as a memorial to the Rev. Martin Luther ...
A man and two juveniles were arrested on burglary charges Thursday after a witness reported the suspects' tag number.
Note: The following is the beginning of a series of columns looking at how hard currency was introduced in Georgia and Bulloch County.
A favorite saying for many is, "If anything is worth doing, it's worth doing right." Growing up, I heard my dad quote this so ...
A mother who attended a recent presentation during which I described the differences between high self-esteem and humility writes, asking, "What should my husband and ...
NEW YORK - You may have heard of Roger. He's the little rabbit in a new bedtime book that can't go to sleep, RIGHT ...
Question: I saw a photo of a lovely flower called a "toad lily" in a catalog. Can we grow it in Georgia?
Sandra Brannen Aldrich
Eight years after the Virginia Tech massacre led to tighter security at colleges across the U.S., some schools make "active shooter" training mandatory for ...