DEAR ABBY: As acting surgeon general of the United States, I would like to thank you for your recent reply on March 4 to a question regarding underage drinking. You advised your readers that "when children drink alcohol, they can more easily become dependent than adults."
LONDON - Britain's move to extradite a former KGB bodyguard to face murder charges in the poisoning death of an ex-Soviet spy is stirring fresh hostilities between the Cold War rivals already at odds over energy disputes, spying allegations and diplomatic shenanigans.
A couple of special unions you'll build for social purposes will be far more personally gratifying for you than those you may have established for material enrichment. You'll keep each from overshadowing the other.
DEAR DR. GOTT: I am 84 years old and have high blood pressure.
DEAR ABBY: On March 4, you printed a letter about "Logan," a 5-year-old boy who said he tortured animals because he enjoyed it. His counselor said he was "fine," and the child's behavior was the result of his being "neglected." May I point out that the writer of that letter has only the boy's father's word that that was the counselor's "diagnosis"?
WASHINGTON - Senate leaders on Monday gave themselves an extension until June on what President Bush and lawmakers in both parties say is one of their most important assignments for the year: a broad immigration overhaul.
A widely used diabetes pill raises the risk of heart attacks and possibly death, according to a scientific analysis that reveals what some experts are calling another Vioxx-like example of the government failing to protect the public from an unsafe drug.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Rick Hendrick wasn't lying when he said he has no room on his team for Dale Earnhardt Jr.
Four Statesboro High baseball players were named to the All-Region 3-AAAA North team including shortstop Grason Wiggins, infielder Trent Lewis, outfielder Josh Ware and pitcher Crawford Simmons.
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. - The grainy videotape shows a disturbing scene: A sheriff's deputy shoots an Iraq war veteran who appears to be obeying an order to get up off the ground.
Note: All information included in this report is taken from law enforcement incident reports and arrest records, which are public records and available for review at any and all local law enforcement agencies. Not every arrest leads to a conviction. Guilt or innocence is determined by the court system.
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - Rescue helicopters and ships searching for a Malaysia Airlines jet rushed Monday to investigate a yellow object that looked like a life raft. It turned out to be moss-covered trash floating in the ocean, once again dashing hopes after more than two days of fruitless search for the plane that disappeared en route to Beijing with 239 people on board.
Note: The following is the 24th in a series of columns that will describe towns and communities, past and present, that were settled after Bulloch County was first settled. Some have since been cut into other counties.
Q: I've been using the method described in your toilet-training book with my 18-month-old daughter, and she's been doing great during the day. She rarely has an accident. However, I'm still using a diaper at nap-time and during the night. (I'm waiting for some consistency in dryness before taking that away). Is that correct?
Students are helping Georgia health departments apply to become nationally accredited. Graduates are researching whether flu shots reduce school absenteeism. Biostatisticians, who come from around the world to study here, are employed in the pharmaceutical industry, proving the effectiveness of new drugs.
ASHEVILLE, N.C. -- The Georgia Southern Eagles didn't have much left in the tank, and the Wofford Terriers knew it.
On Feb. 25, 1914, Bulloch County Sheriff John Donaldson posed for a photo along with the probate judge, clerk of court and three other bailiffs and deputy clerks to memorialize "The Big Snow," a rare event in Statesboro even then. The photo was taken on the east side of the Bulloch County Courthouse and was later made a part of the State of Georgia's "Vanishing Georgia" photo archive.
Cupcakes have always been near and dear to my heart, never mind my waistline. I've never met one I didn't like.
On Oct. 28, 2013, a Statesboro police officer and a city code enforcement officer went to the home of George Pryor to remove a van that neighbors said had sat idle in the yard next to his house "for years."
Almost everyone agrees that the example parents set for their children is of paramount importance. Unless we model the standards we desire for our children, it isn't likely they will value or follow them very closely.
MACON - Bulloch Academy won its first-ever girls' basketball state championship in convincing fashion Saturday night, whipping Stratford Academy 46-29 in the GISA Class AAA title game at Hawkins Arena on the campus of Mercer University.
The Georgia Southern Eagles swept a doubleheader from Holy Cross 7-1, 6-2 on Saturday at J.I. Clements Stadium.
ASHEVILLE, N.C. - Georgia Southern gave the Chattanooga Mocs everything they had to give on Saturday in Kimbel Arena.
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - A Vietnamese official says searchers on ships worked throughout the night but could not find a rectangle object spotted Sunday afternoon that was thought to be one of the doors of a missing Boeing 777.
Ogeechee Technical College brings more than $29 million to the region, according to a recently released report.
ASHEVILLE, N.C. - Georgia Southern's swan song is still playing.