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SEB, Screven dealt tough losses

Southeast Bulloch and Screven County were both sent to the losers bracket Thursday in the opening round of the GHSA Class AA Elite Eight.

November 09, 2007 | From staff reports | Sports


Governor calls for 10 percent water reductions through northern Georgia

ATLANTA - Gov. Sonny Perdue has ordered north Georgia businesses and utilities to cut their water usage by 10 percent to conserve the state's dwindling water supply during one of the worst droughts in state history.

November 08, 2007 | By GREG BLUESTEIN Associated Press Writer | Nation


Panel recommends flu vaccine nasal spray for children as young as 2, citing safety

ATLANTA - Children as young as 2 can be given a nasal spray flu vaccine, a federal advisory panel said Wednesday.

November 08, 2007 | By MIKE STOBBE AP Medical Writer | Nation


Ask Dr. Gott 10/25

DEAR DR. GOTT: I read your column every day and I want to thank you for the good advice you give to us all.

November 08, 2007 | By DR. PETER GOTT | Coffee Break


Bridge 10/25

George Eliot wrote, "All meanings, we know, depend on the key of interpretation."

November 08, 2007 | By PHILLIP ALDER | Coffee Break


Astronauts examine shuttle wings, preliminary look at images shows nothing bad

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - Discovery's astronauts used lasers and digital cameras Wednesday to examine the shuttle's wings for any signs of launch damage as they gained on the international space station with every circling of Earth.

November 08, 2007 | By MARCIA DUNN Associated Press Writer | Nation


Bush signs disaster declaration to help property owners devastated by California wildfires

WASHINGTON - President Bush continued to step up federal engagement in the California wildfire emergency Wednesday, signing a major disaster declaration that funnels money to people whose property losses aren't covered by insurance.

November 08, 2007 | By JENNIFER LOVEN Associated Press Writer | Nation


Police Report - October 25

(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.)

November 08, 2007 | From Staff Reports | Crime Report


Russian man convicted of 48 murders in chessboard serial killings

MOSCOW - A Russian man who said he wanted to record a killing for each of the 64 squares on a chessboard was found guilty Wednesday of murdering 48 people in Moscow.

November 08, 2007 | By BAGILA BUKHARBAYEVA Associated Press Writer | Nation


After 27 years, couple surprised with wedding photos

MANSFIELD, Ohio - Karen and Mark Cline were teenagers when they got married and didn't have $150 to pay a photographer for their wedding photos.

November 08, 2007 | The Associated Press | Nation


Calif. wildfire losses top $1B; firefighters hope easing wind gives them an advantage

SAN DIEGO - The devastating wildfires in Southern California have caused at least $1 billion in damage in San Diego County alone, officials said Wednesday, as easing wind gave firefighters hope that they could begin to gain ground against the flames.

November 08, 2007 | By GILLIAN FLACCUS Associated Press Writer | Nation


Dear Abby 10/25

DEAR ABBY: Our 23-year-old son, "Jason," told me yesterday about a letter he had received from his grandmother. In it she complained that she's embarrassed by his having fathered a child out of wedlock and said the situation is "very difficult" for her. She is deeply religious, but known for her affinity for gossip.

November 08, 2007 | By ABIGAIL VAN BUREN | Coffee Break


Astrograph 10/25

In the year ahead, you are likely to fare better in enterprises or activities where you can function independently from others. You won't be particularly happy if you enter an alliance where your liberty is curtailed.

November 08, 2007 | By BERNICE BEDE OSOL | Coffee Break


The right to remain spiffy: Washington State Patrol named nation’s best-dressed state lawmen

OLYMPIA, Wash. - It's a look that lead-foot drivers know all too well: the crisp black bow tie and blue ''Smokey Bear'' hat of a Washington State Patrol trooper.

November 08, 2007 | The Associated Press | Nation


Dear Abby 10/24

DEAR ABBY: I know I should be telling the world how lucky I am and I should be happy, but I'm miserable. I am a 30-something mother of two, recently divorced.

November 07, 2007 | By ABIGAIL VAN BUREN | Coffee Break


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Vegas expects big weekend

LAS VEGAS - College football fans and ESPN executives aren't the only ones applauding the new championship playoffs.

January 05, 2015 | By TIM DAHLBERG AP Sports Writer | Sports


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Recent sale makes Statesboro bank larger

Mississippi-based regional bank Renasant Corp. announced that it will acquire Georgia-based Heritage Financial Group, the parent of HeritageBank of the South for $258 million in stock. The acquisition will include the two Statesboro branches of Heritage, one on South Main and the second on Northside Drive East.

January 05, 2015 | | Local


Innovative mental health program short on funds

Mental health experts in Georgia say federal spending cuts will weaken a program that trains ordinary people to provide "first aid" for a person experiencing a mental health crisis.

January 05, 2015 | By LEE ADCOCK Georgia Health News | Associated Press






Are you guilty of giving junk to the poor?

When Kristen Welch, blogger at We Are That Family, posted in October an essay called "Dear World: Let's Stop Giving Our Crap to the Poor" an avalanche of commentary followed. Ms. Welch's asserts that those blessed to live in rich countries should give their very best to support those less fortunate. Instead, we often use charity as an excuse to clean out all the broken, stained and unusable items in our house. While many applauded her honesty, others questioned who decides what's crap versus treasure. Should we really fill up landfills instead of donating items to charity ...

January 05, 2015 | By HEATHER HALE Deseret News National | Hot topics


Jury selection to get underway in marathon attacks

BOSTON - People who lost loved ones or were injured in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings are clamoring for justice as jury selection gets underway in one of the nation's most closely watched federal death penalty cases in two decades.

January 05, 2015 | By DENISE LAVOIE Associated Press | Associated Press


Longtime ESPN sportscaster Scott dies at 49

Stuart Scott was in his element, working a "Monday Night Football" game, when he was forced to leave for an appendix operation.

January 04, 2015 | By RICK FREEMAN Associated Press | Sports


Teens with strong religious worldviews more likely to avoid drugs, alcohol

It's a fact that surfaces in drug prevention programs, pop culture references and academic studies - one that makes church-going parents breathe sighs of relief and youth group leaders pat themselves on the back.

January 04, 2015 | By KELSEY DALLAS Deseret News National | Hot topics


10 exhilarating rites of passage for every parent

However imperceptibly, rites of passage change us, preparing us for new opportunities in life. Here are just a few rites of passage, both painful and joyous, that are requisite in parenthood. Which of these events have you gone through, and which do you have to look forward to?

January 04, 2015 | By DEBORAH GOODMAN Deseret News National | Hot topics


Wallenda aims to cross gorge with great-grandfather's image

ATLANTA - The image of Karl Wallenda crossing the Tallulah Gorge is still vivid for those who witnessed it on July 18, 1970.

January 04, 2015 | By JEFF MARTIN Associated Press | Associated Press


A response to Dr. John Waters

Editor:

January 04, 2015 | | Letters To The Editor


Johnson-Smith

Mr. and Mrs. Abb Dan Johnson Jr. of Twin City are proud to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Ansley Leigh Johnson, to Carson Hugh Smith, son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Edwin Smith Jr. of Vidalia.

January 04, 2015 | | Weddings


7-year-old plane crash survivor may help probe

EDDYVILLE, Ky. - Sailor Gutzler, the 7-year-old girl who survived a plane crash, walked a mile through the cold, dark woods to safety and then helped authorities locate the wreckage and remains of her family, may not be done helping investigators.

January 04, 2015 | By TIMOTHY D. EASLEY Associated Press | Associated Press


Living with Children with John Rosemond - Lavish parties, gifts and trips are 'just plain nuts'

A reader writes that her friends "recently spent around $300 on their daughter's birthday party - her first. They bought lots of stuff to entertain their young guests and extended family. The child, a baby, obviously had no clue what was going on. I should mention that the parents are struggling to make ends meet." She asks for my take on this.

January 03, 2015 | | Columnists/Editorials


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