The defensive signals in bridge are, in theory at least, not hard to grasp. Top priority goes to attitude. An unnecessarily high card tells partner that you have useful goodies in that suit. When attitude is known or clearly irrelevant, you signal count. You play your lowest card with an odd number, or start an echo (high-low) with an even number. If both attitude and count are known or irrelevant, you send a suit-preference ...
Lawrence Bixby said, "Each handicap is like a hurdle in a steeplechase, and when you ride up to it, if you throw your heart over, the horse will go along, too."
WASHINGTON - Once the closest adviser to Vice President Dick Cheney, I. Lewis ''Scooter'' Libby was convicted Tuesday of lying and obstructing a leak investigation that shook the top levels of the Bush administration.
DEAR ABBY: My fiance's brother, "Nate," is going through a separation from his wife of 11 years, "Joanne." Everyone on Nate's side of the family is giving him all the support they can, but they are still very close to his wife. They realize he is an emotional cripple, prone to fits of rage and depression.
A big reason for Statesboro's 3-0 start has been the pitching, including senior standout Forrest Robertson.
ORLANDO, Fla. - Astronaut Bill Oefelein was in orbit aboard the space shuttle in December when he was sent a steamy e-mail from a girlfriend awaiting his return: ''First urge will be to rip your clothes off, throw you on the ground and love the hell out of you.''
You will have plenty of opportunities to trade on your social skills as well as the knowledge you've gained through both academic pursuits and personal experiences. Your gifts will be used to produce desirable results.
BEDFORD, Ind. - ''I've got her, and you're not going to get her.''
The Statesboro Diamond Devils, ranked 10th in the ga.sports.com coach's poll in AAAA, opened their new field at Mill Creek with a 14-4 win over Benedictine on Tuesday.
DEAR DR. GOTT: As a nurse, I read your column faithfully. I feel compelled to write to you about the Lipitor (and other statin) columns. I started on lovastatin in September 2004.
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.
Bulloch County Sheriff's investigators are seeking a man they said robbed a local convenience store early Tuesday morning.
Otis S. Johnson, mayor of Savannah, visited the Charter Conservatory for Liberal Arts & Technology Tuesday. Johnson spoke to students at the Statesboro school about the reasons the nation celebrates Black History Month. Johnson also encouraged students to take an active part in their community and school government. He stressed the importance of focusing on what we have in common and use those similarities to work for the betterment of the community. Johnson is pictured ...
CHICAGO - The number of U.S. children having obesity surgery has tripled in recent years, surging at a pace that could mean more than 1,000 such operations this year, new research suggests.
DEAR ABBY: The letter from "Kay in St. Joseph, Mo." (Jan. 10) caught my attention. She's the woman whose husband (a hunter) leaves bloody footprints and pieces of deer carcass throughout their house and his soiled clothes piled in the kitchen.
A radio talk show recently called to ask how parents should explain school shootings to their kids.
A man was killed and a second was wounded after shots were fired early Sunday morning at Primetime Lounge, police said.
An emotional Jerick McKinnon came back in the game to take a knee on the final play, signifying the end of an era at Georgia Southern. The Eagles beat Western Carolina on Saturday, 35-19, in the final Southern Conference game in Paulson Stadium. McKinnon scored a pair of touchdowns, threw for another and rushed for 64 yards, sharing snaps with freshman quarterback Kevin Ellison in the second half. It is only ...
I recently bought a book titled, "Flatwoods and Lighterknots" by James Elders, which he calls a "cultural visit to the coastal plains of Georgia."
She sat in the sunshine filtering through the windows at a local assisted living home, dressed in her best and obviously pleased to have visitors.
Not long ago, I was driving down a long, flat stretch of highway and listening on my iPod to an interview of Billy Collins, former poet laureate of the United States, he of such soul-ripping lines as, "You will always be the bread and the knife, not to mention the crystal goblet and - somehow - the wine." In the interview, he kept saying things I wanted to remember, bits and pieces of sentences ...
Fundamentals are important to understanding and success, regardless of the subject or activity. According to former New York Mets catcher Clarence "Choo-Choo" Coleman, Mets manager Casey Stengel, frustrated by the ineffectiveness of the team in its first year (1962), decided they needed to return to the basics. During a locker room meeting, he held up a baseball and said, "This is a baseball," to which Coleman interrupted, "Wait, you're going too fast." For ...
Mr. and Mrs. Richard and Linda Leonard of Brooklet, Ga., celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on November 8th, 2013, with family and friends at Trinity Baptist Church. The couple was married on November 7th, 1963, at DeRenne Avenue Church of God in Savannah, Ga. They have three children, six grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and one on the way. Their children are Rick Leonard of Gulf Breeze, Fla.; Carey Johnson of Dublin, Ga.; and Michelle Howell ...
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. ➤ ...