WASHINGTON - Most people file their tax returns electronically because it's convenient, despite lingering concerns about the security of their most sensitive financial information, according to a new AP poll.
Exciting opportunities are in the offing in the year ahead, which can carry you far in your chosen field of endeavor, provided you don't sit on the developments. Events that make things possible can go away in a flash.
PORTAL - Vinnie Lynn's two-run home run in the bottom of the fourth inning sparked the bats of the Portal offense as the Panthers (9-9, 6-2 Region 3-A) came back down 6-1 and knocked off region foe Savannah Country Day (6-7, 2-5 Region 3-A) 14-7 Friday night in Portal.
William Bartram is considered by most knowledgeable people to be the first and, at the time, foremost expert on the North American continent's birds. What is not widely known is that Bartram chose to spend a substantial amount of his time right here in Bulloch County. He was born to John Bartram and Ann Mendenhall in Kingsessing, Pennsylvania on April 20, 1739.
DEAR ABBY: I read your column every day, but this is the first time I have ever written. I'm a 16-year-old girl with a big problem. I dated a guy I'll call "Mickey" for about a month, maybe a little longer. Then we broke up because he said he wasn't over his last girlfriend. I know now it was a lie, since I found out they had never actually broken up - he just cheated on her with me.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Wholesale prices shot up by 1 percent in March, mostly reflecting more expensive gasoline and food.
Now is the time to plan an outdoor living space to enjoy as the nicer weather is upon us. Whether it is a spot under a shady tree near your back door, a back porch, or poolside area, outdoor living spaces can be planned and arranged as if they are an indoor room. Many fabrics and decorative items are now available that can withstand the outside elements. Evaluate what your family enjoys doing outside, then continue your decorating theme from the inside of your home so that spaces flow together nicely. Many people enjoy dining outside in the morning or ...
Once upon a time, in a world called Children's Literature, there came into being a series of books that were unlike all the others inhabiting the land. Where the majority of books wore colorful coats and contained large, simple words, these particular books possessed coats that put far more stock in mystery than beauty, and possessed words that were slightly smaller and much more intelligent. The books were called "A Series of Unfortunate Events," and while alone they were a relative anomaly, they influenced many other authors to create novels with just as much mystery and intelligence.
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.
Susan Marie Downs and Milton C. Aspinwall Jr. announce their engagement and upcoming wedding.
Chuck and Kathy Bass of Collins and Greg and Gwen Strickland of Claxton announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Haley Alexis Bass, to Allan Hunter Davis Jr., son of Allan and Kay Davis of Reidsville.
Mr. and Mrs. David P. (Martha) Grovenstein of Brooklet announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Samantha LaRue, to Ryan William Lee, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ed T. (Debra) Mikell and Mr. and Mrs. William F. (Faye) Lee, all of Statesboro.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles B. Atchison of Crawfordville announce the engagement of their daughter, Teri D. Atchison, to Keith R. Beasley, son of Mr. and Mrs. K. Ray Beasley of Statesboro.
ATLANTA - The leader of Georgia's black lawmakers group said Friday that a push in the Legislature to apologize for the state's role in slavery may be dead for the year.
WASHINGTON - The Justice Department weighed political activism and membership in a conservative law group in evaluating the nation's federal prosecutors, documents released in the probe of fired U.S. attorney show.
ORLANDO, Fla. - Adam Scott keeps putting his name in the Bay Hill record book, each round moving him closer to another handshake with The King.
SAVANNAH - The Southeast Bulloch Lady Yellow Jackets had no problems in region action on the road, blanking New Hampstead 5-0 on Friday.
FONTANA, Calif. - Although Matt Kenseth thinks track position is less important on Fontana's well-aged asphalt than on other NASCAR ovals, he is still excited to start up front Sunday.
Megan Donaldson and Elias Pratt of El Paso, Texas, formerly of Statesboro, Ga., were united in marriage on October 26, 2013, during an outside ceremony at the Robbins Nest in Statesboro. Dan Pratt officiated. An indoor reception immediately followed the ceremony at the Robbins Nest.
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. Arrest photos are available for viewing at statesboroherald.com/arrests/
RALEIGH, N.C. - Senior-laden Mercer went into Duke's backyard and pulled off the biggest upset of the NCAA tournament so far Friday, beating the Blue Devils 78-71 and likely ending Jabari Parker's short college career.
POINT PLEASANT BEACH, N.J. - A fire early Friday destroyed a New Jersey shore motel that was housing people displaced by Superstorm Sandy, killing four people and injuring eight, authorities said.
WASHINGTON - Black students are more likely to be suspended from U.S. public schools - even as tiny preschoolers.
ATLANTA - Members of the Georgia General Assembly are ready to begin their campaigns for another term, fresh off a legislative session highlighted by scads of campaign-friendly maneuvers.
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