DEAR DR. GOTT: I have a few very personal medical questions that I am too embarrassed to ask my doctor, and I was hoping you could help me.
Englishman Mark Horton has put together an interesting collection in "The Hands of Time" (Master Point Press). He claims that they are the most exciting bridge deals ever played. And the English are supposed to be prone to understatement!
DEAR ABBY: I am a well-educated, confident, attractive woman in my mid-30s. My job is in business development. My question is, Do I need to be a social drinker in order to be successful? A male friend of mine often harps on how I make the other drinkers uncomfortable, and how people stay out late, drinking and discussing business deals until 3 or 4 in the morning. He says I must learn to have a drink or two - otherwise I won't be successful in getting any deals.
In the real world, computers excel at games in which all the information is known, like chess and backgammon. But they are still weak at bridge - except for Chthonic (pronounced thah-nik), the fictional brainchild of Danny Kleinman and Nick Straguzzi.
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Jack Conner, broker and owner of Coldwell Banker Tanner Realty in Statesboro, recently announced the addition of two new agents to his staff.
Charles Brown was named recently a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, one of the premier legal associations in America.
VIENNA, Austria - International Atomic Energy Agency experts have found unexplained plutonium and highly enriched uranium traces in a nuclear waste facility in Iran and have asked Tehran for details, a report from the U.N. watchdog said Tuesday.
Southeast Bulloch's Grayson Wiggin's signed a letter-of-intent to play baseball at the University of Louisville for coach Dan McDonnell on Tuesday. Wiggins, a senior middle infielder, led the Yellow Jackets in batting average last season and is a top run producer in the SEB line-up.
Monday was a red-letter day for the 2006-07 Bulloch Academy boys' basketball team.
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All games at 7:30 p.m. Friday unless noted
Couple is auctioning off much-wanted tickets for their much-wanted baby
Georgia Southern University officials, specifically from the Dean of Students' Office and the Multicultural Student Center, plan to meet today with students leading efforts to change the sign and symbolism used by Rumrunners Plantation Room, a bar and music venue near campus.
Mrs. Bertha Rose Watkins Carr
BROOKLET - Southeast Bulloch's baseball season got off to a bit of a shaky start as a few untimely errors proved to be the difference in a 7-3 Savannah Christian victory Wednesday night.
Georgia Southern pitching held Georgia Tech to only five hits and struck out seven as the Eagles held on for a 4-3 win over the visiting Yellow Jackets on Wednesday in the 2014 home opener at J.I. Clements Stadium.
SOCHI - The United States' hockey team is getting exactly what it wanted. Another shot at Canada.
SOCHI - Cossack militia attacked Russia's Pussy Riot punk group with horsewhips on Wednesday as the artists - who have feuded with Vladimir Putin's government for years - tried to perform under a sign advertising the Sochi Olympics.
KISSIMMEE, Fla. - The Atlanta Braves have been on a signing spree.
TAMPA, Fla. - Derek Jeter spoke for 25 minutes, 44 seconds and answered 26 questions about his decision to retire at the end of this season.
MIAMI (AP) - The legal options for offensive lineman Jonathan Martin may be limited under workplace discrimination and harassment laws because an NFL-ordered investigation found that neither Miami Dolphins coach Joe Philbin nor the Miami Dolphins' top executives knew about the bullying he endured, labor law experts say.
Commissioner Roy Thompson took 10 minutes of a Bulloch County Board of Commissioners' meeting that fell on his birthday to react to a letter to the editor that criticized the commissioners.
SAVANNAH - A man convicted of acting as a pimp for women forced into prostitution was sentenced to life in federal prison Wednesday for his role in what prosecutors called a sex trafficking ring that traded women like slaves between Georgia, Florida and the Carolinas.
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Mrs. Bertha Rose Watkins Carr
SOPERTON - The Portal Panthers' reign atop Region 3-A came to an end after nearly three years Tuesday night as Treutlen claimed a 68-62 victory in the region's tournament championship game.
SOPERTON - The Claxton girls erased an eight-point deficit in a thrilling semifinal win Monday night, but couldn't make lightning strike twice.