DEAR DR. GOTT: I am writing in response to the person who had a frustrating itch deep inside the ear. Since I am very familiar with ear problems, I wanted to share my experience. I have had many appointments, first with my personal physician and then with three different ENT specialists over a period of about seven years. It was always the same treatment of drops and antibiotics. Relief would come for a short time, and then the itching would start again, over and over.
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.
There will be plenty of hands-on activities like the one shown above today during Georgia Southern University's ArtsFest '07. The annual event at Sweetheart Circle in the center of the campus runs from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. The celebration of ArtFest's 25th year features art, music, dance, and some brand-new events added to festival favorites. ArtsFest is a free event open to everyone.
Even though it didn't count, the Statesboro Blue Devils (9-8, 2-4 Region 3-AAAA) exploded for eight runs in two innings against the North Oconee County Titans in a rained-out Saturday night game at J.I. Clements Stadium on the Georgia Southern campus.
I had an opal necklace. It was a gift - a small stone set in gold on a narrow gold chain. I wore it every day. I would unconsciously finger it while I was on the phone or watching television. When I looked in the mirror it reminded me of lots of things, including the fact that opals are supposed to be good luck for those born in October, but bad luck for anyone else. I was, fortunately, born in October.
Harry S. Truman said, "It's a recession when your neighbor loses his job; it's a depression when you lose yours."
DEAR DR. GOTT: In the recent past, I read a letter sent to you concerning pain in limbs of persons on statins.
BRUNSWICK, Ga. - A convicted child molester and his parents pleaded not guilty Friday to charges they kidnapped, sexually assaulted and murdered a 6-year-old boy whose body was found last month wrapped in a trash bag and dumped by a roadside.
BAGHDAD - Iraqi civilian deaths have fallen in Baghdad in the two months since the Feb. 14 start of the U.S.-led offensive, according to an Associated Press tally.
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.
This month's First Friday promises to be the biggest of the year.
Ogeechee Technical College President Dr. Dawn Cartee of Ogeechee Technical College and East Georgia State College President Bob Boehmer recently further solidified the partnership of the two institutions by signing an agreement to share bus transportation for their students.
NEW YORK - U.S. health officials on Tuesday released a draft of long-awaited federal guidelines on circumcision, saying medical evidence supports having the procedure done and health insurers should pay for it.
DETROIT - Chrysler and General Motors each posted U.S. sales gains last month, strong signs that Black Friday promotions and falling gas prices drove U.S. auto sales higher in November.
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama said Monday he wants to ensure the U.S. isn't building a "militarized culture" within police departments, while maintaining federal programs that provide the type of military-style equipment that were used to dispel racially charged protests in Ferguson, Missouri.
A 20-year-old man was arrested Saturday on charges of statutory rape and child molestation, according to a Statesboro police incident report.
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. - A West Virginia man suspected in four killings in separate shootings was discovered dead in his truck of a self-inflicted gunshot wound after an hourslong manhunt, police said Monday.
Two people were killed in a Thanksgiving Day crash near Metter when a pickup truck struck their car head-on, according to the Georgia State Patrol.
COLUMBUS, Ohio - A neuropathologist will look for signs of traumatic brain injury in an Ohio State athlete who was found dead in a trash bin of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound and had a reported history of concussions, a coroner said Monday.
ST. LOUIS - Five St. Louis Rams players entered the football field with their hands raised. A day later, people walked out of work or school showing the same gesture of solidarity with Ferguson protesters.
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - The Atlanta Falcons are two games below .500.
ATLANTA - This is already a season to remember at Georgia Tech.
For the month of December, in celebration of the Christmas season, I am devoting my columns to honor businesses in our community that are known as much for their heart for giving as they are for their business success.
Sea Island Bank, a division of Synovus Bank, announced recently that Steven Sanders was promoted to branch manager and Johnny Martin as promoted to assistant branch manager of the main office.