As the Georgia General Assembly's 2007 session winds down, so does the career of Bill Golden, Georgia Southern University's longtime director of governmental relations.
DEAR ABBY: Please help me get the word out about a common condition that severely affects children's ability to succeed in school because it inhibits reading, spelling and concentration.
NEW YORK - The Wall Street Journal won two Pulitzer Prizes on Monday, including the public service award for its coverage of the stock-options scandal that rattled corporate America in 2006. The Associated Press captured one for breaking news photography for a picture of a Jewish woman defying Israeli security forces in the West Bank.
WASHINGTON - The deadline is upon us, and people across the country are finishing up an estimated 3.18 billion hours figuring out and filing their tax returns.
Editor: Why am I continuing to worry about a recent "Soundoff" opinion that "Symphonies, along with ballet and opera, are cultural baggage"? I suppose my main worry about such a needless, pointless condemnation of the arts is that it might be symptomatic and contagious. For if such an aggressive misunderstanding of the musical and dramatic arts became epidemic, not only our schools and concert halls, but our entire society would have surrendered ...
CROTON-ON-HUDSON, N.Y. - A menacing spring storm punished the Northeast for a second straight day Monday, dumping more than 8 inches of rain on Central Park and sending refrigerators and pickup trucks floating down rivers in one of the region's worst storms in recent memory.
Editor: In 1870, Confederate General Robert E. Lee told Fletcher Stockdale, the former governor of Texas: "Governor, if I had foreseen the use those people designed to make of their victory, there would have been no surrender at Appomattox; no, sir, not by me. Had I foreseen these results of subjugation, I would have preferred to die at Appomattox with my brave men, my sword in my right hand." Our ...
Want to discover the "fun" in a fund raiser? Participate in the First Annual Birdies, Blues and Barbecue Golf Tournament to benefit the Averitt Center for the Arts, home of the Emma Kelly Theatre.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Statesboro High's Paul Welle was awarded a $20,000 college scholarship Monday in the Young Epidemiology Scholars (YES) Competition, one of the nation's most prestigious and influential high school science competitions.
Something quite interesting could develop for you, which would set a new stage for a lasting success. Fortunately, you'll be able to author a number of scenes and orchestrate your own future.
This week, we are looking at the myths that surround a one-club opening. Here is a sentence I have often heard: "A one-club opening asks for a major." A one-club opening is not Stayman, which does ask for a major. True, after a one-club opening, the responder will show a major if that is the correct bid with his hand. But the opener has not promised any length in the majors - his ...
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.
Cecelia Jane Cecelia Jane was born to Mr. and Mrs. Larry Scott Noblitt of Statesboro March 4 at East Georgia Regional Medical Center. The mother is the former Lindsay Rae Crogan. Tatum Elisabeth Tatum Elisabeth was born to Mr. and Mrs. Leon Lonon of Statesboro March 4 at East Georgia Regional Medical Center. The mother is the ...
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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.
ATLANTA - Jason Carter, the grandson of former President Jimmy Carter and a state lawmaker from Atlanta, said Thursday that he plans to run for governor of Georgia next year, energizing Democrats coming off a 2010 election in which the GOP claimed every statewide office.
The following are among the food service establishments inspected in August and September by the Bulloch County Health Department. The department scores on a 100-percentile scale. Kitchens are inspected at least every four months and are required to post their score sheets in public. The score and selected comments from health inspectors are included in each report. All eating establishments are located in Statesboro, except where noted. To view all restaurant scores, visit www.bullochhealthdepartment.com. ➤ ...