BAGHDAD, Iraq - A day after Saddam Hussein was sentenced to hang, the country's Shiite-dominated government offered a major concession Monday to his Sunni backers that could see thousands of purged Baath party members reinstated in their jobs.
Bridge Today arrives monthly not in your mailbox but in your inbox - it is sent by e-mail. So, buy a ring binder and some loose-leaf paper, and away you go.
DEAR ABBY: I'm writing about the letter from "In Love in Kansas" (10/2), whose priest is predicting that if she marries her fiance, the marriage won't last.
MANAGUA, Nicaragua - Daniel Ortega, the revolutionary Marxist who battled a U.S.-backed Contra insurgency in the 1980s, was closing in on Nicaragua's presidency, appearing Monday to have defeated four opponents with promises that he was a changed man.
WASHINGTON - Running out of time and influence, President Bush faces a rough road in the twilight of his presidency regardless of who controls Congress.
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GREENVILLE, S.C. - Three different Spartans scored in a 3-0, UNC Greensboro victory over the Eagles, Sunday afternoon, en route to a repeat, Southern Conference Tournament Championship at Eugene Stone Stadium. Georgia Southern finished its outstanding season as the runner-up.
Frances Hooks Humanitarian Award Winner Adrienne Thompson White will be the featured speaker at the 2006 NAACP Bulloch Branch Freedom Fund Banquet Saturday at Snella's Special Events in Statesboro. This year's banquet theme is "Valuing our Votes, Voting our Values."
DETROIT - Michael Vick came back down to earth and the Detroit Lions took advantage of his ordinary day.
RALEIGH, N.C. - When North Carolina State tried to slow Georgia Tech's ground game, Calvin Johnson took charge. Then when the Wolfpack focused on Tech's star wideout, it was Tashard Choice's turn to torment them.
Dear Kate & Dale: My sister can get fired or quit and have a new job within weeks. I, however, have been looking for nearly a year. My sister says she never tells prospective employers that she was fired, because they can verify only whether or not you worked at the company. Is this true, and would you recommend it? It seems dishonest, but I am the one still looking for employment. -- Shon
Parents and educators have a new educational resource tool available to them with the launch this week of Kidsville News, a fun, family newspaper designed for pre-kindergarten to sixth grade students.
Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Mellor of Dudley, Ga. announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Rebekah Ellen Mellor, to Clay Ketterman, son of Lennie M. Rutz and Dave L. Rutz of Brooklet and the late Robert I. Ketterman of Owensboro, Ky.
Mr. and Mrs. Ivy Polk of Millen celebrated their 65th Wedding Anniversary on November 1, 2006. The celebration was held at their home in Millen and hosted by their children, Betty Steele, Leola Polk, Lonnie (Pauline) Polk, Laura (Johnny) Freeman, Troy Polk, Ruby (Lennell) Boston, Mamie Polk, George (Linda) Polk, Leo Polk, Ona Cooper and Edna Polk. The couple was married November 1, 1941. They have 29 grandchildren and 28 great-grandchildren.
The Rev. Francys Johnson and Dr. Meca Renee Williams–Johnson announce their public wedding reception on November 18, 2006.
Katie Jasionowski, a prekindergarten teacher at Langston Chapel Elementary School, is on a quest for a family in need.
On the other side of the state, my mobile phone produced the bell chime that sounds like an elevator reaching its destination. A friend had sent me a message that read, "Y'all might want to call in reinforcements, there's gonna be some property destroyed in the Boro tonight!"
"Joy to the world, the Lord is come!
It is so hard to believe another year is almost history. There are just a few days left to decorate, shop, wrap, bake, visit, light candles and sing carols. Remember to keep the holiday frenzy in check, being mindful of what's really important during the Christmas season. Make the most of every day this month with family traditions, and try celebrating a few of the following holidays.
Dr. Arnold "Arnie" Cooper
CLAXTON - An early season non-region matchup turned into a tooth-and-nail struggle as Claxton outlasted Southeast Bulloch in double-overtime by a count of 77-71 Saturday evening in the Tiger's Den.
ATLANTA - If offense was the only requirement, Auburn would be a shoe-in for the BCS championship.
Brittany Hodges and Holli Wilkins each scored 18 points, and Furman overcame a 12-point early second-half deficit to post a 67-62 Southern Conference women's basketball victory over Georgia Southern on Saturday in Hanner Fieldhouse.
Dr. Arnold "Arnie" Cooper
HOUSTON - Gary Kubiak pulled the Texans out of the NFL basement and remains the only coach to take them to the playoffs. <p style="color: #333333; font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 12.727272033691406px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: ...
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. - Tiger Woods didn't like the way he warmed up on the range. What he produced on the golf course Friday left him with no complaints. <p style="color: #333333; font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 12.727272033691406px; ...
ATLANTA - Auburn and Missouri are competing for the Southeastern Conference title Saturday, and possibly a chance to play for the national championship. Yet both teams have to guard against a letdown. As ludicrous as that might sound, Auburn and Missouri are coming off emotionally charged victories last week that gave each coach a reason to fret just a bit. No. 3 Auburn (11-1, 7-1 SEC) used one of the greatest ...
Ever since Georgia Southern point guard Alexis Sams went down with a season-ending injury, the pressure has been on for senior Lacie Dowling. Saturday at Mercer, the Eagles (2-6) snapped a four-game losing streak with a 61-54 win, and coach chris Vozab is happy with the way the team has adjusted to Dowling running the point. "There's been an adjustment period, and Lacie has done a great ...
Joan Hanson Goett
The U.S. drew a daunting task for next year's World Cup: difficult opponents, tropical venues and a wearying 9,000-mile zigzag journey across Brazil. The Americans wound up with the potentially punishing group they feared and will play Ghana, Portugal and Germany next June as they try to achieve a U.S. first: reaching the knockout phase twice in a row. While Ghana eliminated the Americans in 2006 and ...