LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - The history of the Mosaic Templars was believed to have drawn to a close in the 1930s, when the Great Depression swallowed one of the largest benevolent societies for blacks in the nation and likely the world.
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti - Four tropical storms have wiped out most of Haiti's food crops and damaged irrigation systems and pumping stations, raising the specter of acute hunger for millions in the impoverished country.
BAGHDAD - U.S. troops hunting for a suspected al-Qaida in Iraq militant raided a house Friday and killed seven people, including three women, drawing an angry protest from Iraqi officials that all the victims were civilians.
SHIJIAZHUANG, China - China's food safety crisis widened Friday after the industrial chemical melamine was found in milk produced by three of the country's leading dairy companies - prompting stores, including Starbucks, to yank milk from their shelves.
LOS ANGELES - A light rail train slammed into a bus near downtown during Friday morning's commute, injuring 14 people, none seriously, officials said.
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - Florida authorities closed their case Friday against former U.S. Rep. Mark Foley, saying he won't face charges for allegedly sending salacious computer messages to underage male pages because prosecutors couldn't prove the authenticity of the chats.
SAN DIEGO - A California congressional delegation asked President Bush on Friday to posthumously award the Medal of Honor to a Marine who was chosen to receive only the second-highest medal the Navy can bestow for valor.
GALVESTON, Texas - Authorities laid out a plan Friday - a week after Hurricane Ike began lashing the Texas coast with 110-mph winds and relentless storm surge - to let about 45,000 anxious evacuees back onto Galveston Island for good.
If you live anywhere that's susceptible to tropical weather - even if you just follow the news during hurricane season - you've heard the plea from mayors and governors: Once the storm arrives, stay indoors and off the roads, so you can be safe and emergency personnel can do their jobs.
FORT MORGAN, Ala. - When the waves from Hurricane Ike receded, they left behind a mystery - a ragged shipwreck that archeologists say could be a two-masted Civil War schooner that ran aground in 1862 or another ship from some 70 years later.
LAS VEGAS - Testimony resumed Friday in the O.J. Simpson armed robbery and kidnapping trial after jurors made an unannounced field trip to the scene of the alleged crime at a casino hotel.
Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Nash of Brooklet recently celebrated their 50th Wedding Anniversary at their home. The couple was married on September 20, 1958, at Cathedral of St. John the Baptist in Savannah. Mrs. Nash is the former Peggie Dickerson of Brooklet, daughter of the late Lawrence and Velma Dickerson of Brooklet. Jerry is the son of the late Elizabeth and Theron Nash of Springfield, Mo., and is retired from UPS. The couple has three daughters, Sandy VanDeusen of Monroe, Ga., and Connie Glick and Julie Stokes, both of Brooklet; and five grandchildren, Candice McAlum, Alison VanDeusen, Trevor Alderman, Jud ...
The name Brannen is the anglicized version of six different Irish septs (similar to Scottish clans). Four were "O Braonain," one was "O Branain," and one "Mac Branain." The O'Braonains ruled northeastern County Kilkenny, while Mac Branains ruled eastern County Roscommon. While some families spell their name Brynan, Brynnan, Brenan, Brannan, and Brannion, most used Brannen.
Like adults, young children experience angry feelings. Anger is a common emission in childhood - the tough part is learning how to handle anger without hurting others. Many adults have learned to ignore anger, or to express these feelings by hitting or yelling at someone. As a result, adults often deal with a child's anger by demanding that he or she stop being angry. They might send a child to his or her room until the child can behave better or hit the child to drive the message home. The problem is that these strategies do not teach children appropriate ...
Q: You seem to blame all of America's parenting woes on mental health professionals and imply that if parents still raised kids as did ...
Happy spring! We have survived the dreary days of winter and I couldn't be happier to welcome the sunshine, watch the azaleas reveal their ...
Note: The following is one of a series of columns looking at the first road systems in Georgia and Bulloch County.
Many behavioral experts say it is perfectly normal to get the "blues" occasionally. The causes of depression are likely far more numerous than most know ...
Moving past the personal focus of the last column, I return to an exploration of death and aging which was begun earlier.
Joey and Paula McNeely of Hagan are proud to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Kristin Marie McNeely, to Aaron Thomas Rowe ...
William Ashley and Tanya Arrington of Fayetteville are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Victoria Megan Anderson, to 2nd Lt. Stephen Edwards Arnold ...
Mr. and Mrs. Tony Allen of Sylvania, Georgia, and Richard Waters of Brooklet, announce the engagement of their daughter, Shelley Marie Waters of Rocky Ford ...
The Holi Festival brought a visual display of unity and triumph to the campus of Georgia Southern University - and to Statesboro - on Thursday night.
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Bulloch Academy junior Kyra Samuels might not seem imposing at first sight as she just barely scrapes the five-foot mark.
ATHENS - Georgia wildlife officials are aiming to track the numbers of turkeys taken by hunters with some high-tech help.
As the political drama over health care legislation in Washington fades, the rest of the country faces a more immediate concern: Getting insurance for next ...
ATLANTA - Legislation affecting Georgia's college campuses, taxes and fledgling medical marijuana program awaits action as lawmakers enter the session's final two days.
AUSTIN, Texas - Dustin Johnson had reason to be rattled.