DEAR ABBY: As acting surgeon general of the United States, I would like to thank you for your recent reply on March 4 to a question regarding underage drinking. You advised your readers that "when children drink alcohol, they can more easily become dependent than adults."
LONDON - Britain's move to extradite a former KGB bodyguard to face murder charges in the poisoning death of an ex-Soviet spy is stirring fresh hostilities between the Cold War rivals already at odds over energy disputes, spying allegations and diplomatic shenanigans.
A couple of special unions you'll build for social purposes will be far more personally gratifying for you than those you may have established for material enrichment. You'll keep each from overshadowing the other.
DEAR DR. GOTT: I am 84 years old and have high blood pressure.
DEAR ABBY: On March 4, you printed a letter about "Logan," a 5-year-old boy who said he tortured animals because he enjoyed it. His counselor said he was "fine," and the child's behavior was the result of his being "neglected." May I point out that the writer of that letter has only the boy's father's word that that was the counselor's "diagnosis"?
WASHINGTON - Senate leaders on Monday gave themselves an extension until June on what President Bush and lawmakers in both parties say is one of their most important assignments for the year: a broad immigration overhaul.
A widely used diabetes pill raises the risk of heart attacks and possibly death, according to a scientific analysis that reveals what some experts are calling another Vioxx-like example of the government failing to protect the public from an unsafe drug.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Rick Hendrick wasn't lying when he said he has no room on his team for Dale Earnhardt Jr.
Four Statesboro High baseball players were named to the All-Region 3-AAAA North team including shortstop Grason Wiggins, infielder Trent Lewis, outfielder Josh Ware and pitcher Crawford Simmons.
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. - The grainy videotape shows a disturbing scene: A sheriff's deputy shoots an Iraq war veteran who appears to be obeying an order to get up off the ground.
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.
It may have been senior night, but true freshman Angel McGowan stole the show.
Georgia Southern played its last game in Hanner Fieldhouse as a member of the Southern Conference, and it wasn't a pleasant farewell.
Early rain postponed Friday's matchup between Statesboro and Southeast Bulloch. If the wait built up any anxiousness, the Blue Devils took it all out on their cross-county rivals with a 10-0 win Saturday evening at Mill Creek Regional Park.
MACON - Chester Webb, one of the greatest basketball players to play in Statesboro, was inducted into the Georgia Sports Hall of Fame in a ceremony on Saturday at the Macon City Auditorium.
The boys and girls squads of Portal and Claxton spent the entire regular season crafting impressive resumes. But a week full of bad weather, long road trips and surprising upsets has left the state playoff brackets jumbled as play begins this week.
The Georgia Southern baseball team swept a doubleheader over Maryland Eastern Shore on Saturday. The Eagles outscored the Hawks 19-4 on the day and won game one 9-3 and game two 10-1.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Denny Hamlin almost couldn't help himself at the start of his Daytona 500 qualifying race, when his anxiously tried to charge to the front and shake out all the cobwebs and frustration from his injury-plagued season a year ago.
SOCHI, Russia - Teemu Selanne led his team around the ice, with a bronze medal draped around his neck, after he finished off his sixth Olympics with a sweet victory.
ATLANTA - Clemson players K.J. McDaniels and DaMarcus Harrison said that the Tigers made a slight change in the second half Saturday at Georgia Tech, yet the result was huge as they turned a nine-point deficit into a 63-55 win.
COLUMBIA, S.C. - Kenny Gaines was a little concerned he might come out cold when Georgia didn't get in a shoot-around early Saturday before the Bulldogs took on South Carolina. Turns out, Gaines didn't need the warm up to help the Bulldogs win for the fifth time in six games.
ATLANTA - More than half of this year's legislative session was already over when the House leadership filed a bill with little fanfare but big political ramifications.
MARTINEZ - Bulloch Academy used a lightning-quick fast break and dominated the defensive boards to pummel Pinewood Christian Academy 65-49 in the GISA Region 4-AAA girls' championship game here Friday.
After a hard-nosed 4-3 win over Georgia Tech on Wednesday, Georgia Southern opened the floodgates.
SANDERSVILLE - An entire season's worth of hard work saw Southeast Bulloch make the state playoffs for the first time since the 2001 season, but the top-seeded Golden Hawks of Washington County saw to it that the Yellow Jackets' playoff stay was a brief one.
As the regular season winds down and the Southern Conference tournament approaches, Georgia Southern is set for the annual Pack the House in Pink doubleheader.