DEAR ABBY: I'm 19 and dropped out of college in December 2005. After years of going through honors classes, I felt like I had nothing left. My brain was on cruise control. I was present but my mind wasn't. I'd go to class and feel like a shell.
You will discover that only you can accomplish your goals and desires. After waiting on others and being disappointed, you'll realize it is time to do for yourself, by yourself.
BAGHDAD, Iraq - Iraqi commanders are urging the Americans to go after Sunni targets as the first focus of the military push to secure Baghdad, displaying a sectarian tilt that is delaying full implementation of the plan to drive gunmen from the streets, U.S. officers say.
In "Works and Days," the classical Greek poet Hesiod wrote, "Observe due measure, for right timing is in all things the most important factor."
DEAR DR. GOTT: I am writing with regard to my husband. When he falls asleep at night or even in a chair during the day, his body jerks. There are times when his whole body shakes. I realize when we first fall asleep our body relaxes, but he jerks all night long.
Mr. and Mrs. Gregory Richard Haltiner of Augusta announce the engagement of their daughter, Andrea Lauren Haltiner, to John Drew Prosser, son of Mr. and Mrs. David Harry Prosser of Statesboro.
Mr. and Mrs. Terry D. Turner of Brooklet and Mr. and Mrs. Tal M. Akins of Statesboro announce the engagement of their daughter, Jessica Brooks Turner of Rincon, to Christopher Ray Ellrod, son of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Ellrod of Statesboro and Mr. and Mrs. Jason Livie of Pembroke.
Mr. and Mrs. Richard David Harter of Dublin, Ga., announce the engagement of their daughter, Sarah Marie Harter of Dublin, to Charles Stanley Akins, son of Mr. and Mrs. Dennis W. Akins and Cathy King of Statesboro.
Paul Hibbs of Statesboro announces the engagement of his daughter, Sarah Jean Hibbs of Atlanta, to Christopher Henson Keiser, son of Mr. and Mrs. Walter and Lynne Keiser of Fayetteville, Ga.
Steve and Roxanne Deal of Statesboro announce the engagement of their daughter, Heather Morgan Deal of Statesboro, to Jonathan Michael Taylor, son of Bill and Linda Taylor.
Buying clothes and supplies in preparation for your new baby is exciting. But with so many products to choose from, making decision may be confusing.
My friend Alan Smith relates a story that supposedly took place on an ocean liner sometime in the middle of the last century. Seated in one of the ship's dining rooms, comedic/dramatic actress Billie Burke (whose film credits involve some 88 titles from 1916 to 1960, including the 1937 "Topper" series) noticed another passenger who seemed to be suffering from severe head congestion. She asked him if he was feeling ill, to which he replied he was.
Mr. and Mrs. James W. Scott of Sylvania announce the engagement and wedding of their son, James W. Scott Jr., to Amy M. Hodges, daughter of William H. Hodges and Debbie Williams of Rincon and Karen M. Hodges and Ricky C. Lewis of Sylvania.
Daniel Martin Worley was one of my first Eagle Scouts in old Troop 2 of Marietta, Ga. He was a natural leader.
Joanne H. NeSmith and Ken L. NeSmith of Statesboro announce the engagement of their daughter, Jennifer Alane NeSmith, to Travis Daniel Bray, son of Ranee A. Bray and the late Herman Daniel Bray of Statesboro.
INDIANAPOLIS - With concealed weapons now legal in all 50 states, the National Rifle Association's focus at this week's annual meeting is less about enacting additional state protections than on making sure the permits already issued still apply when the gun owners travel across the country.
BOISE, Idaho - Wranglers in the West who have for decades cashed in on the allure of getting on a horse and setting out on an open trail say they have had to add bigger horses to their stables to help carry larger tourists over the rugged terrain.
Mr. Bobby Jerome Barnard
As the 2014 soccer season began, Statesboro knew that this could be its year.
One night after a 1-1 pitcher's duel was rained out in the fifth inning, a brand new game saw Statesboro's bid for a region baseball championship come to an end.
After running through their sub-region schedule in impressive fashion, the Statesboro Blue Devils left no doubt as to who the class of Region 3-AAAA is this season.
CHICAGO - There was a giant replica cake right next to the Ernie Banks statue, and an old-time band played as fans made their way through the main entrance.
MESA, Ariz. - Michael Phelps is making a comeback after nearly two years out of the pool for the simplest of reasons: He missed the sport that has been his entire life.
SYLVANIA - The Screven County boys and girls tennis teams each advanced to the second round of the GHSA Class AA state playoffs on Wednesday.
College of Charleston pitcher Eric Bauer allowed three hits in 6.2 shutout innings and the Cougars evened the season series with a 5-3 win over the Georgia Southern Eagles on Wednesday at J.I. Clements Stadium.
After the Bulloch County Board of Education increased Superintendent Charles Wilson's salary in his new two-year contract and heard a report of increased state funding, teachers and other school employees voiced a desire for raises.
A Guyton man was killed Wednesday morning in a motorcycle crash. Another man remains in critical condition after both motorcycles collided, according to Georgia State Patrol reports.
ANN ARBOR, Mich. - A degenerative eye disease slowly robbed Roger Pontz of his vision.
ATLANTA - Pinch-hitter Evan Gattis broke an eighth-inning tie with a two-run double off A.J. Ramos, and the Atlanta Braves beat the Miami Marlins 3-1 Wednesday for their ninth win in 12 games.
LEAVENWORTH, Kan. - An Army private convicted of leaking classified documents to WikiLeaks won an initial victory Wednesday to living as a woman when a Kansas judge granted a petition to change her name to Chelsea Elizabeth Manning.