Mr. and Mrs. William Raymond Barber of Waycross announce the engagement of their daughter, Miri Barber of Statesboro, to Jayson Carter Cribb, son of Mr. and Mrs. Hayward Carter Cribb.
ATLANTA - Every 20 years or so, Jamie Moyer beats the Braves. He was right on schedule Friday night.
WASHINGTON - Sales of existing homes fell by a larger-than-expected amount in April while the median price of a home sold during the month fell for a ninth straight month as the troubles in the subprime mortgage market acted as a further drag on housing.
JoAnn Stefen, a teacher at Charter Conservatory for Liberal Arts and Technology, recently won first prize in the Got 2B Safe! contest sponsored by Honeywell and the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC).
There are certain plays that are tempting at the bridge table. One sees a chance for an extra trick and does not always consider the implications if it turns out that that extra trick fails to materialize.
You may direct your restlessness into exploring areas you never previously examined, coming away with new abilities to develop something exciting that can lead to a number of productive successes.
DEAR DR. GOTT: My doctor recently refused me a referral for a second opinion. The problem required a nephrologist, and no one in that specialty will see me without a referral from my primary-care doctor. Compounding the problem, one or two doctors my son tried to get me to change to said they were not taking new Medicare patients. What is medicine coming to?
DEAR ABBY: My dad's first wife, "Peggy," got pregnant while he was overseas in World War II. When he came home, he divorced her and tried without success to get custody of their two kids. Peggy went on to have three more kids out of wedlock with three different men. She had sex in front of the kids, misspent their child support money - you name it. She also put Dad's name on all of their birth certificates.
Mama was driving the Mule and Daddy was hanging off the edge of the passenger-side seat, a rather precarious way of riding necessitated by the fact that Lily and Tamar were in their usual places - Lily sprawled in the floorboard and Tamar sitting front and center beside Mama. They drove up into my yard and Mama asked, "You had supper? Your Daddy just caught a nice mess of fish. There's enough for you, too."
Homemade ice cream is a delightful treat for any occasion. Many recipes for homemade ice cream contain raw eggs, which are not cooked thoroughly. Raw eggs can be contaminated with Salmonella enteritidis bacteria, which cause the disease salmonellosis. Consumers should avoid eating raw eggs and foods containing raw eggs. Raw eggs can be pasteurized, which kills Salmonella bacteria.
In the late 1700s, Gothic fiction made its debut in the European literature scene with Horace Walpole's "The Castle of Ontranto," a novel that blended romantic and horror genres to create an entirely new writing style. The genre endured more than a century, with the most well-known product of Gothic fiction being Bram Stoker's Dracula. Since Dracula, few Gothic novels have been truly immortal in the public mind, but many authors keep Gothic literature on the shelves for readers to enjoy. Chris Wooding, a native Briton with an impressive history as a writer already, is one of these ...
ATLANTA - Smoking is forbidden in nearly three out of four U.S. households, a dramatic increase from the 43 percent of homes that prohibited smoking a decade ago, the federal government reported Thursday.
ATLANTA - Illegal immigrants could fall prey to loan sharks and other unscrupulous lenders if they have to pay $5,000 in fines and thousands more in fees and back taxes as required under the immigration reform measure now before Congress, some advocates are warning.
LAS VEGAS - There's lazy, and then there's Las Vegas lazy.
NEW YORK - Danger and exhaustion came with the job in the decade Chen Tianyun spent as a restaurant delivery man in Manhattan.
NEW YORK - An arbitrator Friday threw out Ray Rice's indefinite suspension by the NFL for punching his then-fiancee and now wife in a hotel elevator, freeing him to play again.
COLUMBIA, Mo. - After three quarters smothered by Arkansas, Missouri found a way out. It's been that way most of the year, simply finding ways to get the job done.
ATHENS, Ga. - Georgia won't be playing in the Southeastern Conference championship game.
ALPHARETTA, Ga. - Many Black Friday shoppers say they avoided spending money on Thanksgiving Day because, they say, the holiday should be a time for family.
NEW YORK - For some Americans on opposite sides of a national debate, Michael Brown has become a symbol, epitomizing their polarized views on who bears the blame for the toll of young black men killed by police officers. Brown was a gentle giant, in one version. A defiant troublemaker, in another.
AUSTIN, Texas - A gunman fired more than 100 rounds at downtown buildings in Austin and tried to set the Mexican Consulate ablaze early Friday before he died during a confrontation with police, authorities said.
While it is easy to look back on your life and see where you could have done things differently, I believe that everything happens for a reason. Your mistakes are there to teach you lessons, and your successes are there to remind you that your life hasn't been all that bad. With that said, everyone has regrets. Here are 10 simple things to try and avoid regretting later in life.
Love is all about feelings, right? We lead with our hearts and ignore our heads. Not exactly. It turns out there is a lot of physiology and psychology involved in falling in love and maintaining relationships. If you want to make yours last, you might want to read up on current scientific findings.
Who doesn't love coming up with baby names?
DES MOINES, Iowa - Christmas tree likely will cost a little more this year, and growers like John Tillman say it's about time.
ATLANTA - After two men were shot and killed as they slept outside in Atlanta, police say they fear a gunman might be targeting homeless people.
Bulloch County Schools' speech-language pathologists hosted a "Success with Stuttering" workshop on a recent teacher workday, co-sponsored by the Georgia Learning Resource System and the Stuttering Foundation of America.
BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. - More gun sales than ever are slipping through the federal background check system - 186,000 last year, a rate of 512 gun sales a day, as states fail to consistently provide thorough, real-time updates on criminal and mental histories to the FBI.
VIENNA - Reflecting its lessening oil clout, OPEC decided Thursday to keep its output target on hold and sit out falling crude prices that will likely spiral even lower as a result.