Collin is 6 years old. He has eyes like malted milk balls - round and chocolate brown. He picked up a book from the library table and, following the instructions of the librarian to "Go over there and let that lady read you your book," walked the few steps to where I was sitting and sat down beside me.
JERUSALEM - Calls for Prime Minister Ehud Olmert's resignation mounted on Friday as police probed allegations that he accepted hundreds of thousands of campaign dollars in cash-stuffed envelopes from a U.S. citizen.
WASHINGTON - The U.S. trade deficit narrowed sharply in March as demand for imports fell by the largest amount since the last recession was ending. Analysts forecast that trade would continue to be one of the economy's few bright spots this year.
YANGON, Myanmar - Myanmar's military leaders seized aid shipments headed for cyclone survivors and told the top U.S. diplomat there Friday that they're not ready to let in American aid workers despite warnings the country is on the verge of a medical catastrophe.
BEIRUT, Lebanon - Shiite Hezbollah gunmen seized control of key parts of Beirut from Sunnis loyal to the U.S.-backed government Friday, a dramatic show-of-force certain to strengthen the Iranian-allied group's hand as it fights for dominance in Lebanon's political deadlock.
The Screven County Gamecocks swept Berrian County Friday in a double header to advance to the second round of the GHSA Class AA state playoffs.
MT. PLEASANT, S.C. - SoCon Player of the Year Robyne Siliga belted a three-run home run to center field to give second-seeded Georgia Southern a 4-2 victory over fifth-seeded UNC Greensboro in game 11 of the 2008 Southern Conference Softball Championship at the Patriots Point Athletics Complex.
WASHINGTON - A federal appeals court appeared reluctant Friday to uphold hefty fines for a reporter who refuses to identify the sources of her stories about the 2001 anthrax attacks.
BELGRADE, Serbia - For 13 years, he has eluded capture for atrocities a U.N. judge described as ''scenes from hell ... written on the darkest pages of human history.''
VIENNA, Austria - An Austrian judge ruled Friday that a man accused of fathering seven children with a daughter he held captive for more than two decades should remain in custody, an official said.
TORONTO - Canadian authorities quarantined a train in northern Ontario Friday after a woman died and several other people came down with an undetermined illness.
MOSCOW - Russia showcased its military might and youthful new president to the world Friday, as heavy tanks and missile launchers rumbled across Red Square in a Victory Day parade for the first time since the Soviet era.
The 2008 3-A All-Region baseball team was announced this past week.
LAS VEGAS - Elizabeth Halverson is a judge. But the way courthouse staffers see it, she expects to be treated like a queen.
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 ...