WASHINGTON - Soldiers who need special waivers to get into the Army because of bad behavior go AWOL more often and face more courts-martial. But they also get promoted faster and re-enlist at a higher rate, according to an internal military study obtained by The Associated Press.
BAGHDAD - The mission was to get Simba al-Tikriti out of Iraq and to a new life in Britain.
WASHINGTON - Members of Congress negotiating a multibillion-dollar farm bill continued to disagree Tuesday over the size of payments to wealthy farmers as President Bush renewed his call to reduce those subsidies.
FORT HOOD, Texas - An Army medic testified at a court-martial Tuesday that after he told his sergeant a wounded insurgent was going to die, the sergeant ordered him to suffocate the Iraqi and then killed the man himself.
BRECKENRIDGE, Colo. - A dog was found alive and in relatively good shape after spending eight days trapped in the rubble of a building that exploded, critically injuring the pup's owner.
JUNEAU, Alaska - First, there was a run on energy-efficient light bulbs. When those ran out, people began asking for lamp oil. But when they started demanding clothespins in this land of mist and rain, it was clear Alaska's capital city was caught in a serious energy crunch.
WASHINGTON - The widow of a man who died after receiving contaminated heparin told a congressional subcommittee Tuesday ''we have a false sense of security'' in a land where people expect to be protected and safe.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Tuesday, April 29, 2008
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Tuesday, April 29, 2008
COLUMBIA, S.C. - A teen accused of killing his family spent the hours after the slayings riding four-wheelers with a friend and buying steaks for dinner, the friend's grandmother said Tuesday.
The last eight columns featured various possibilities for declarer when playing from the dummy at the first trick. Here is a final example - for now!
JERUSALEM - The commander of Israeli military intelligence warned Tuesday that Palestinian militants will try to stage a large-scale attack on Israel's 60th anniversary celebrations next month.
DEAR ABBY: My mother needs help, but will not listen to my brother or me. She has always respected your advice, and she needs it desperately now.
Make time for some occasional recreational activities in the year ahead, because with a fresh outlook you can accomplish far more than you ever will with a tired and stale point of view. All work and no play makes for a dull person.
ZIBO, China - China could identify less than half the 70 people killed in its deadliest train accident in a decade but had already cleared the mangled cars and laid new track Tuesday, restoring service a day after the derailment.
CHICAGO - Immigration activists and civil rights leaders are gearing up for rallies and marches in cities across the nation, hoping to revive the stagnant immigration debate in time for the presidential election.
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The Bulloch Academy girls' track team rolled up 215 points to easily capture the GISA Region 2-AAA track and field crown Wednesday at the Georgia Southern track and field complex.
ATLANTA - Paul Millsap scored 19 points and the top-seeded Atlanta Hawks again survived a tougher-than-expected test from the Brooklyn Nets, holding on for a 96-91 victory and a 2-0 lead in their Eastern Conference playoff series Wednesday night.
When Fred David, owner of Minuteman Press on Brampton Avenue, was researching locations to open his business, Statesboro was the obvious choice.
The Georgia Southern campus was sent reeling Wednesday after an early-morning accident took the lives of five students and left two others injured.
There are few things that make you feel better than a spotless care inside and out.
On Time Fashion, located at 19 North Main Street across from the Bulloch County Courthouse, is known for quality mens and boys wear for every style and budget.
Even though 180 Fitness offers nearly 50 group fitness classes per week, you may not realize that they also offer a program that specifically targets senior adults! It's called the Healthways SilverSneakers Fitness Program. Through SilverSneakers, several individual health plans and group retirement plans may provide a free gym membership to their insured.
Forest Heights Pharmacy is a service driven pharmacy. Everything they offer, be it free in town delivery, convenient drive thru window service, prescriptions that are ready in minutes not hours, Medicare part D help, Medication Therapy Management (MTM) or compounding services - the goal is to benefit their customers.
Bernard's Jewelers owners Pamela Anderson, Polly Reed Schuman and Pamela Reed have just returned from market and packed every inch of their beautiful little jewelry store "that service built."
Sherry Lynn's Farm Girl Miscellany and Sherry Lynn's Salon is located at 8 East Vine Street behind the Sea Island Bank's downtown drive thru.
Marc and Danielle Nauts are the owners of B&R Accounting & Taxes at 45 East Main Street. They share office space with their other company, B&R Treasures & Treats.
Renee Kalloniatis became the owner of Grace Gardens in June 2014.
Forest Heights Pharmacy, located at 4439 Country Club Road, was founded by the late Joel Sikes in 2006. He was a long time Brooklet resident. Joel sold the business to Ben Ross in 2008 after he became ill. Ben is a second generation pharmacist/pharmacy owner who grew up working in his dad's pharmacy, Ross Drug, in Sylvania. Ben, his wife, Lauren and their two girls, Lanie and Lucy Kate, are active Bulloch County residents.
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