WASHINGTON - Three months after a power shifting election, a majority of Americans still disapprove of Congress - a sign of public impatience with the new Democratic majority even among party loyalists.
DEAR ABBY: I'm 19 and dropped out of college in December 2005. After years of going through honors classes, I felt like I had nothing left. My brain was on cruise control. I was present but my mind wasn't. I'd go to class and feel like a shell.
You will discover that only you can accomplish your goals and desires. After waiting on others and being disappointed, you'll realize it is time to do for yourself, by yourself.
BAGHDAD, Iraq - Iraqi commanders are urging the Americans to go after Sunni targets as the first focus of the military push to secure Baghdad, displaying a sectarian tilt that is delaying full implementation of the plan to drive gunmen from the streets, U.S. officers say.
In "Works and Days," the classical Greek poet Hesiod wrote, "Observe due measure, for right timing is in all things the most important factor."
DEAR DR. GOTT: I am writing with regard to my husband. When he falls asleep at night or even in a chair during the day, his body jerks. There are times when his whole body shakes. I realize when we first fall asleep our body relaxes, but he jerks all night long.
Mr. and Mrs. Gregory Richard Haltiner of Augusta announce the engagement of their daughter, Andrea Lauren Haltiner, to John Drew Prosser, son of Mr. and Mrs. David Harry Prosser of Statesboro.
Mr. and Mrs. Terry D. Turner of Brooklet and Mr. and Mrs. Tal M. Akins of Statesboro announce the engagement of their daughter, Jessica Brooks Turner of Rincon, to Christopher Ray Ellrod, son of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Ellrod of Statesboro and Mr. and Mrs. Jason Livie of Pembroke.
Mr. and Mrs. Richard David Harter of Dublin, Ga., announce the engagement of their daughter, Sarah Marie Harter of Dublin, to Charles Stanley Akins, son of Mr. and Mrs. Dennis W. Akins and Cathy King of Statesboro.
Paul Hibbs of Statesboro announces the engagement of his daughter, Sarah Jean Hibbs of Atlanta, to Christopher Henson Keiser, son of Mr. and Mrs. Walter and Lynne Keiser of Fayetteville, Ga.
Steve and Roxanne Deal of Statesboro announce the engagement of their daughter, Heather Morgan Deal of Statesboro, to Jonathan Michael Taylor, son of Bill and Linda Taylor.
Buying clothes and supplies in preparation for your new baby is exciting. But with so many products to choose from, making decision may be confusing.
My friend Alan Smith relates a story that supposedly took place on an ocean liner sometime in the middle of the last century. Seated in one of the ship's dining rooms, comedic/dramatic actress Billie Burke (whose film credits involve some 88 titles from 1916 to 1960, including the 1937 "Topper" series) noticed another passenger who seemed to be suffering from severe head congestion. She asked him if he was feeling ill, to which he replied he was.
Mr. and Mrs. James W. Scott of Sylvania announce the engagement and wedding of their son, James W. Scott Jr., to Amy M. Hodges, daughter of William H. Hodges and Debbie Williams of Rincon and Karen M. Hodges and Ricky C. Lewis of Sylvania.
Daniel Martin Worley was one of my first Eagle Scouts in old Troop 2 of Marietta, Ga. He was a natural leader.
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.
MONTREAL – Georgia Southern cornerback Laron Scott signed a three-year deal to play for the Montreal Alouettes. Scott, who was with the New York Giants organization for the majority of the 2013 season, signed on Tuesday with the Canadian Football League team. He becomes the fourth Eagle to play in the CFL.
MARTINEZ - John Milledge Academy had a surge of 3-pointers in the fourth quarter and held off Bulloch Academy 68-63 on Tuesday in the first round of the GISA Region 4-AAA tournament at Augusta Prep.
Georgia Southern usually has a good turnout on opening weekend.
There are hundreds of small ponds in the Southeast Georgia area and thousands more around the state. Those waters account for nearly half of the recreational fishing done in Georgia and of course serve multiple purposes in many cases. Water for livestock and crop irrigation are the two most frequent uses of farm ponds other than for fishing.
SOCHI, Russia - The politics got a little hotter. The slopes got a lot slushier.
NEW YORK - Goodbye, Dan Marino and Shannon Sharpe. Hello, Tony Gonzalez.
CHICAGO - Northwestern quarterback Kain Colter testified Tuesday that he was essentially paid to play via his scholarship as the National Labor Relations Board opened a closely watched hearing on a bid to form what would be the first union for college athletes in U.S. history.
Georgia Southern fullback Dominique Shawn Swope has been arrested and charged with aggravated battery, Statesboro police announced Tuesday morning.
This week as friends think back on the life of R.C. Webb, many are calling up memories of the Nic Nac Grill.
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. Arrest photos are available for viewing at statesboroherald.com/arrests/
Don G. Aaron Sr.
Winter weather brought most of Bulloch County to a standstill last week.