When we begin bridge, we learn about immediate overcalls, those made after an opening bid on our right. We are told that a simple suit overcall promises at least a five-card suit and usually 10-plus points. A jump overcall in a suit is weak, showing a six-card suit and some 6-10 high-card points. A one-no-trump overcall is strong, made with between a good 15 points and a middling 18. And a jump to two ...
DEAR ABBY: I was married recently, but I am extremely embarrassed about the wedding. My husband and I are recently out of college and have no money. The wedding was done on a shoestring, and it looked it. It was certainly not the fantasy I had envisioned.
ATHENS - No. 4 Tennessee knocked off another ranked team, this time with a stifling defensive performance.
SAN DIEGO - The San Diego Chargers gave Tom Brady one chance too many, and that's exactly what the three-time Super Bowl-winning quarterback needed.
DEAR DR. GOTT: I have been taking tamoxifen since my breast-cancer diagnosis and treatment six years ago. Now I've read that the drug may cause uterine cancer. How can I respond to this?
CHARLESTON - Donny McLendon's layup with 0.7 seconds left in regulation tied the game and Kevin Hammack scored The Citadel's last 10 points in the Bulldogs' 74-69 overtime victory against Georgia Southern Saturday afternoon at McAlister Field House.
NEW ORLEANS - Deuce McAllister delivered on the promise his more-celebrated running mate made before this season, carrying the New Orleans Saints where they've never been before - one game from the Super Bowl.
BALTIMORE - They got him precisely for this reason. The Indianapolis Colts signed Adam Vinatieri because of his playoff experience, his accuracy under pressure and his ability to supplement an offense that usually has no trouble moving into field-goal range. Vinatieri justified the move Saturday in record-setting style, kicking five field goals to carry the Colts past the Baltimore Ravens 15-6 and into the AFC championship game. Peyton Manning couldn't get ...
Two teams ranked in the state's top 10 clashed in a region matchup Saturday as the Lady Gamecocks (14-3) hosted Laney.
Mr. and Mrs. Kirby T. Waters of Statesboro announce the engagement of their daughter, Julie Nicole of Statesboro, to William Erskin "Erk" McCurdy Jr., son of Berchunease McCurdy of Ft. Payne, Ala., and the late William E. McCurdy Sr.
January 2007 will be a great month for Scots and Scots Irish (Ulster Scots). A special issue of "Great Scots," edited by Burtt and Ramona Higgins of the Scottish Heritage Society, the newsletter will carry details.
Mr. and Mrs. Eulas S. Brown Jr. of Portal plan to celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary on Monday, January 15. The couple was married on January 15, 1967. They have three children, Tony and Cendra Brown of Statesboro, Paul and Judy Mullins of Baytown, Texas, and Stephen Brown and Deeanna Batchelor of Statesboro; and seven grandchildren.
Mr. and Mrs. Edwin L. Wynn Jr. of Statesboro announce the engagement of their daughter, Leah Rebecca Wynn of Savannah, to Matthew Charles Brown, son of Mr. and Mrs. Newton M. Brown of Conyers, Ga.
NEW ORLEANS - Sean Payton grew up rooting for the sports teams in Philadelphia, and got his first NFL coaching job with the Eagles.
BALTIMORE - Just like every other team that faces the Indianapolis Colts, the Baltimore Ravens' top priority is containing Peyton Manning.
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. ➤ ...