Dear Kate & Dale: My sister can get fired or quit and have a new job within weeks. I, however, have been looking for nearly a year. My sister says she never tells prospective employers that she was fired, because they can verify only whether or not you worked at the company. Is this true, and would you recommend it? It seems dishonest, but I am the one still looking for employment. -- Shon
Parents and educators have a new educational resource tool available to them with the launch this week of Kidsville News, a fun, family newspaper designed for pre-kindergarten to sixth grade students.
Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Mellor of Dudley, Ga. announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Rebekah Ellen Mellor, to Clay Ketterman, son of Lennie M. Rutz and Dave L. Rutz of Brooklet and the late Robert I. Ketterman of Owensboro, Ky.
Mr. and Mrs. Ivy Polk
The Rev. Francys Johnson and Dr. Meca Renee Williams–Johnson announce their public wedding reception on November 18, 2006.
SWAINSBORO – This one wasn't supposed to end this way for the Gamecocks.
Mr. and Mrs. W. Robert Smith
Bulloch Academy used a punishing ground game and took advantage of four turnovers to rout Windsor Academy, 40-12, Friday night in Macon.
LEXINGTON, Ky. - Jeremy Jarmon pushed around Georgia offensive linemen all afternoon, but he was no match for an elated Homecoming crowd and a large piece of yellow metal.
METTER- As the regular season winds down throughout Georgia, many teams are looking forward to the state playoffs, where they will play for fame and championships. Some teams however, do not have those same postseason hopes, and must get by with playing for pride. This is the situation that Southeast Bulloch was faced with Friday night as they invaded homecoming night for the Metter Tigers. The Yellow Jackets may not have been able to clinch any titles on this night, but they made sure to take some respect back home with them, stinging Metter by a score of 49-27.
Mr. and Mrs. Juan Hill of Sylvania announce the engagement of their daughter, Haley Frances Hill, to Ryan Garrett Norton, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lester Norton of Sylvania.
Laverne Moore Wilkerson of Hinesville and Charlie A. Grimes of North Augusta, S.C., announce their engagement and forthcoming wedding on November 10th, 2006, at 6:30 p.m. at the Church of God in Statesboro.
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip - An Israeli-declared temporary cease-fire and troop withdrawals slowed violence in the Gaza war Monday, though an attack on an Israeli bus that killed one person in Jerusalem underscored the tensions still simmering in the region.
ATLANTA - Missionary Nancy Writebol, one of two known Americans stricken with Ebola, wasn't looking to abandon her overseas work. But Jeremy Writebol believes his 59-year-old mother can yield a greater good from her impending return to the United States amid West Africa's worst-ever outbreak of the often-deadly virus.
We are pleased to announce the engagement of Kimberly Hope Carter, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Walter and Kimberly Deal of Statesboro and the late Mr. Duane Eric Carter of Augusta, to Brooks Aaron Oldham, son of Mr. Steve Oldham of Fayetteville and the late Mrs. Judy Todd Oldham.
Warm weather, continued care and robust plants have yielded a bounty of beautiful, fresh vegetables - and personal satisfaction - from your garden this season. As the weather cools and fall approaches, it is not time to hang up your hat, gloves and trowel for the year. Autumn provides optimum weather and ample opportunity to keep growing and harvesting delicious, healthy produce well into the season.
Q: I am concerned about monarch butterflies. I hear their numbers are decreasing. Is there anything I can plant to help them?
ATLANTA - A second American missionary stricken with Ebola is expected to fly Tuesday to the U.S. for treatment, following a colleague who was admitted over the weekend to Emory University Hospital's infectious disease unit.
AKRON, Ohio - Winning the British Open wasn't enough to make Rory McIlroy want to take the rest of the year off to celebrate. Neither was the first World Golf Championship he won Sunday at Firestone.
LONG POND, Pa. - Dale Earnhardt Jr. traded hats, waited for his cue, and flashed three fingers for the cameras.
SAN DIEGO - The San Diego Padres' previously inept offense has become resurgent and it's leading to more victories.
(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.)
In the minds of students and teachers, summer is over. But sweltering temperatures and the calendar beg to differ. Postpone the culmination of the season with additional summertime fun and memories. Enjoy every minute of leftover summer days with celebrations, including, but not limited to, the following August holidays.
SAN DIEGO - Craig Kimbrel had no one to blame but himself.
DETROIT - Big discounts helped U.S. auto sales sizzle in July.
ATLANTA - The Ebola virus has killed more than 700 people in Africa and could have catastrophic consequences if allowed to spread, world health officials say. So why would anyone allow infected Americans to come to Atlanta?
Actor Will Cone visited with residents of Tattnall Healthcare Center in Reidsville on Friday, July 25.