First, look at the West hand. East opens one heart and South makes a two-spade weak jump overcall. Should West pass, or raise to three hearts?
JUPITER, Fla. - Braden Looper's move from setup man to the St. Louis Cardinals' rotation appears to be succeeding.
WASHINGTON - Army Surgeon General Kevin C. Kiley abruptly stepped down under pressure from military superiors, the third top Army official forced out in the fallout from revelations of shabby treatment of wounded soldiers at Walter Reed Army Medical Center.
DETROIT - Ford Motor Co. is selling a controlling stake in Aston Martin, creator of exotic $100,000-plus sports cars made famous in James Bond movies.
This weekend's early switch to daylight-saving time was billed as a little re-enactment of the Y2K computer problem at the turn of the millennium. And as it happened, the daylight bug appeared to have equally minor results.
DEAR DR. GOTT: About two years ago, I started having difficulty sleeping. I could barely get two hours of sleep each night.
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After a 10th-place finish at the Hackler Invitational Monday, the Georgia Southern golf team will have little time to rest as it prepares for the 28th annual Schenkel E-Z-GO Invitational Saturday and Sunday at Forest Height Country Club. Georgia Southern will host 17 other schools, including three of the nation's top five teams, seven ranked in the top 25 and 11 in the top 50, according to the latest GolfWeek polls.
Reddick, Riggs, Hunter and Kennedy, P.C., CPAs announce the addition of two new staff accountants to their firm.
WASHINGTON - House Democrats hope to breathe new life into open-government legislation, marking Sunshine Week with votes to protect whistle-blowers, smooth freedom of information requests and compel presidential libraries to disclose more about their donors. Efforts to shield reporters from revealing their sources are not faring so well.
DEAR ABBY: After reading the letter from "Hurting in New York" (Jan. 17), I ran to my computer. Unless she breaks off her relationship with "Pan," you'll be hearing from her again in about 10 years.
An old friend from whom you've been separated for quite some time, maybe even years, will re-enter your life once again. It may turn out to be for a very important reason.
Both Southeast Bulloch tennis teams picked up wins Monday at Tattnall County. The Lady Yellow Jackets improved to 5-1-1 on the year with a 5-0 victory. Girls winners were: No. 1 singles: Shelby Forehand (8-0), No. 2 singles: Victoria Herndon (8-2), No. 3 singles: Sarah Waters (8-3), No. 1 doubles: Laura Bennett and Kaitlin Brannen (8-0) and No. 2 doubles: Sarah Burkhart and Sara Ervin (8-3).
Students from Georgia Southern University now have an opportunity to trade places with students at Huazhong Normal University in Wuhan, China, for a semester.
CONWAY, S.C. – Georgia Southern fell behind early and could not catch up to No.17 Coastal Carolina, as they dropped a 6-2 decision in the finale of the Myrtle Beach Hyundai Isuzu Classic. The host Chanticleers (15-3 overall) swept through the weekend while the Eagles won 2-of-3.
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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Appalachian State would sure like to turn around its baseball season after a disastrous start to the program's last year in the Southern Conference before joining the Sun Belt.
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - Siyani Chambers scored 11 points, including five straight in the final 2 minutes, and 12th-seeded Harvard won its second NCAA tournament game in history, upsetting fifth-seeded Cincinnati 61-57 on Thursday in the East Regional.
The Statesboro Blue Devils won a boys golf tournament at Forest Heights Country Club with a team score of 171 on Thursday.
ORLANDO, Fla. - Masters champion Adam Scott was feeling ill when he arrived at Bay Hill. One majestic round with the putter Thursday made him feel a lot better.
ATHENS - Hutson Mason has some big shoes to fill in his one and only season as Georgia's starting quarterback.
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. - Atlanta Braves pitcher Brandon Beachy will have ligament-replacement surgery in his right elbow for the second time Friday and is expected to miss the entire season.
During a meeting Thursday evening, Brooklet City Council members voted to keep the city's police department.
An ordinance amendment to allow drive-thru sales of closed-container beer and wine in Statesboro failed to get a motion for final approval from City Council this week.
Editor's note: This article has been revised to reflect the following correction, which will appear in Sunday's print edition. Because of a typographical error, a front-page article Thursday about a historical marker honoring the Rigdon Cemetery and Rigdon's Mill twice misspelled the Rigdon family name. The Statesboro Herald regrets the error.
Ogeechee Technical College officials, community leaders and volunteers celebrated another successful iGot (I Give to Ogeechee Tech) fundraising campaign Thursday afternoon.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - An air search in the southern Indian Ocean for possible objects from the missing Malaysia Airlines plane described as the "best lead" so far ended for the day without success Thursday but will resume in the morning, Australian rescue officials said.
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