WASHINGTON - A loophole in a sweeping tobacco regulation bill would give the industry a 21-month window to introduce some new products without first getting federal approval.
WASHINGTON - The nation's jobs market sent a fresh cry of distress as the number of newly laid off people unexpectedly hit the highest level in more than six years, a Labor Department report showed Thursday.
MIAMI - A Florida Keys commercial fisherman could lose his boat and do federal prison time if convicted of charges announced Thursday that he illegally poached thousands of spiny lobsters with traps that damaged coral reefs and sea grasses in sensitive marine waters.
Life is never optimal, so don't expect everything to go perfectly in the year ahead. However, if you roll with the punches, you'll make fewer waves and things will run much smoother than they would otherwise.
DEAR DR. GOTT: I'm a 78-year-old male and have enjoyed relatively good health, allowing me to work several days every few months repairing knitting machines. I now take short, shuffling steps, stand in a stooped fashion and have a tendency to lose my balance. This has resulted in several falls.
DEAR ABBY: My wife of 25 years has been talking on the phone with a married man who lives in a city 300 miles away. They chat for more than an hour a week. Our cell phone bills indicate that this has been going on for more than a year.
(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.)
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A local restaurant was cited by state agents for selling alcohol to underage persons Wednesday.
The Georgia Southern University golf program will have three representatives in the upcoming U.S. Amateur Championships.
PARIS - It's the Paris version of the ''staycation'': Marc des Bouillons lounged in a beach chair with a book, surrounded by women in bikinis, ice cream stands, a DJ spinning summer tunes and kids running amok.
ATLANTA - The first federal survey of both men and women on adoption challenges some stereotypes and offers some surprising findings:
SMOAKS, S.C. - Authorities arrested one man as a person of interest and were questioning at least two others as they searched for the killer of a sheriff's deputy shot as he responded to an alarm at an empty house, but no charges had been filed by early Thursday.
GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba - Salim Hamdan pleaded with a military jury to spare him from a life in prison, apologizing Thursday for the ''innocent people'' who died in the Sept. 11 attacks and saying he worked as Osama bin Laden's driver only because he needed a job.
HOUSTON - The wife of renowned evangelical pastor Joel Osteen acted like a combative diva when a small spill on her airline seat was not immediately cleaned up, a flight attendant who was also on the plane testified Thursday.
ATLANTA - Georgians must decide this fall whether the state can take over low-performing schools, a proposal backed by Republican Gov. Nathan Deal but fiercely opposed ...
Bulloch County Schools administrators this week hailed a five-year upward trend in local high school graduates' scores on the ACT and SAT college admissions tests ...
Down three of their best players, BA succumbed their worst loss of the season in what was the biggest game of the season.
BROOKLET – After a sluggish start, the Southeast Bulloch Yellow Jackets asserted themselves against an overmatched Groves team on their way to a 49-6 win at ...
Winning is hard, and having to teach players to win makes it more difficult.
It has been a tough year statistically for the top two running backs in the Sun Belt Conference.
Withering cyberattacks on server farms of a key internet firm repeatedly disrupted access to major websites and online services including Twitter, Netflix and PayPal across ...
A fun-filled event featuring various games has been a lucrative fund raiser for United Way of Southeast Georgia for the past three years, and OctoberQuest ...
Georgia Southern football - players and coaches alike - is now in uncharted territory.
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - The opening question to Matt Ryan's weekly news conference made the quarterback nervous.
BROOKLET - If the playoffs started today, Southeast Bulloch would be on the outside looking in.
The Gators of Bulloch Academy will finally be celebrating 40 years of football this tonight as they play host to the Patriots of Pinewood Christian ...
PIKETON, Ohio - Six months after someone shot eight members of an extended family to death in their homes, surviving relatives are still waiting - for an ...
DELAWARE, Ohio - Mocking his critics, Donald Trump pledged Thursday to fully accept the outcome of next month's presidential election - if he wins. The Republican ...
A $1,500 reward is being offered by the Statesboro Police Department for information leading to the identification, arrest and conviction of a suspect responsible ...