WASHINGTON - Most people file their tax returns electronically because it's convenient, despite lingering concerns about the security of their most sensitive financial information, according to a new AP poll.
Exciting opportunities are in the offing in the year ahead, which can carry you far in your chosen field of endeavor, provided you don't sit on the developments. Events that make things possible can go away in a flash.
PORTAL - Vinnie Lynn's two-run home run in the bottom of the fourth inning sparked the bats of the Portal offense as the Panthers (9-9, 6-2 Region 3-A) came back down 6-1 and knocked off region foe Savannah Country Day (6-7, 2-5 Region 3-A) 14-7 Friday night in Portal.
William Bartram is considered by most knowledgeable people to be the first and, at the time, foremost expert on the North American continent's birds. What is not widely known is that Bartram chose to spend a substantial amount of his time right here in Bulloch County. He was born to John Bartram and Ann Mendenhall in Kingsessing, Pennsylvania on April 20, 1739.
DEAR ABBY: I read your column every day, but this is the first time I have ever written. I'm a 16-year-old girl with a big problem. I dated a guy I'll call "Mickey" for about a month, maybe a little longer. Then we broke up because he said he wasn't over his last girlfriend. I know now it was a lie, since I found out they had never actually broken up - he just cheated on her with me.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Wholesale prices shot up by 1 percent in March, mostly reflecting more expensive gasoline and food.
Now is the time to plan an outdoor living space to enjoy as the nicer weather is upon us. Whether it is a spot under a shady tree near your back door, a back porch, or poolside area, outdoor living spaces can be planned and arranged as if they are an indoor room. Many fabrics and decorative items are now available that can withstand the outside elements. Evaluate what your family enjoys doing outside, then continue your decorating theme from the inside of your home so that spaces flow together nicely. Many people enjoy dining outside in the morning or ...
Once upon a time, in a world called Children's Literature, there came into being a series of books that were unlike all the others inhabiting the land. Where the majority of books wore colorful coats and contained large, simple words, these particular books possessed coats that put far more stock in mystery than beauty, and possessed words that were slightly smaller and much more intelligent. The books were called "A Series of Unfortunate Events," and while alone they were a relative anomaly, they influenced many other authors to create novels with just as much mystery and intelligence.
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.
Susan Marie Downs and Milton C. Aspinwall Jr. announce their engagement and upcoming wedding.
Chuck and Kathy Bass of Collins and Greg and Gwen Strickland of Claxton announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Haley Alexis Bass, to Allan Hunter Davis Jr., son of Allan and Kay Davis of Reidsville.
Mr. and Mrs. David P. (Martha) Grovenstein of Brooklet announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Samantha LaRue, to Ryan William Lee, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ed T. (Debra) Mikell and Mr. and Mrs. William F. (Faye) Lee, all of Statesboro.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles B. Atchison of Crawfordville announce the engagement of their daughter, Teri D. Atchison, to Keith R. Beasley, son of Mr. and Mrs. K. Ray Beasley of Statesboro.
ATLANTA - The leader of Georgia's black lawmakers group said Friday that a push in the Legislature to apologize for the state's role in slavery may be dead for the year.
WASHINGTON - The Justice Department weighed political activism and membership in a conservative law group in evaluating the nation's federal prosecutors, documents released in the probe of fired U.S. attorney show.
A 23-year-old Statesboro man is in jail after a violent beating early Sunday morning left a male victim with multiple broken bones and contusions, according to a news release issued Monday by the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office.
BIDDEFORD, Maine - A baseball fan took up smoking a century ago and with it acquired another habit: holding onto little cards that bore the faces of baseball's earliest greats.
WASHINGTON - As states liberalize their marijuana laws, public officials and safety advocates worry that more drivers high on pot will lead to a big increase in traffic deaths. Researchers who have studied the issue, though, are divided on the question.
Thousands of years ago, our cavemen ancestors were responsible for defending their families against cave lions who wanted to eat their wives and children for dinner. Not only that, but our cavemen ancestors also had to hunt day and night with primitive weapons to find enough food in order to keep their wives and children from starvation.
Mrs. James Richard Dunstan is pleased to announce the engagement of her daughter, Margaret Durant Dunstan, to Mr. Christopher James Newland, son of Mrs. Joanne Smith Newland.
Edward and Paige Sutcliff of Statesboro are happy to announce the wedding of their son, Joshua Sutcliff, to Autry Gibson, daughter of Cameron and Janice Gibson of Las Cruces, New Mexico.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - At the age of 9, Isabella Rose Taylor - a painter since she was 3 - took a weeklong sewing class with an eye toward incorporating textiles into her artwork. She quickly discovered a love for fashion design as well, taking the class twice more that summer. Now, at 13, her line is debuting at Nordstrom stores this fall and she's set to hold her first show at New York Fashion Week."
Mr. and Mrs. Craig Rigdon of Statesboro are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Aleta A. Rigdon, to Justin W. Hodges, son of Chuck and Dawn Hodges of Alpharetta.
Question: Is it true I can no longer purchase a 'Bradford' pear tree? Someone told me this at a nursery.
As the old parenting point of view fell out of fashion beginning in the late 1960s, the vernacular that accompanied it all but completely disappeared. Today's parents don't say to their children the sorts of things parents said to children in the 1950s and before, things like "You're acting too big for your britches again, young man."
Heaven - what does it look like?
What is this? A mimosa tree? Its slender branches are curved in an arc out over the ditch. Its fingerling leaves are dangling over my head. Its barkless trunk is all but hidden among the grapevines and pine trees and scrub oaks. I have walked by this very spot hundreds of times, driven by it thousands of times. How could I have never noticed a mimosa tree?
Linda and Jack D. Stanley and W. Craig Eddins of Perry, Georgia, announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Cathryn Elizabeth Eddins, to Guy W. Bland.
(Note: The following is part of a series of articles looking at the growth of roads and transportation in Georgia and Bulloch County beginning in 1807.)
I've never been a morning person. Equipped with a gene found in nocturnal animals I would float during daytime hours only to amp my production after sundown.