DEAR ABBY: Please allow me to respond to "No Thanks! Sacramento, Calif." (Feb. 7). Having also grown up with a disabled sibling, I empathize with her distress and feeling "saddled" with an obligation of caring for her younger mentally retarded sister.
Before the 2008 baseball season started, Claxton coach Donny Sikes had his seniors make a list of goals
TIFTON - Bulloch Academy singles and doubles players won their first-round matches in the GISA Class AA tennis tournament at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College Tuesday but fell in the second round to end the Gators' 2008 tennis season.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The world has ''never been less secure'' about the near-term future of wheat as crop failures and disease combine to threaten food supplies, U.S. Agriculture Secretary Edward Schafer told food aid groups Wednesday.
WASHINGTON - The White House promised again Wednesday it will block attempts by Democrats controlling Congress to add billions of dollars for domestic programs to a must-pass war funding bill.
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court upheld the most common method of lethal injections executions Wednesday, clearing the way for states to resume executions that have been on hold for nearly 7 months.
WASHINGTON - Passengers who get bumped off overbooked flights will soon be eligible to receive twice as much compensation from U.S. airlines.
LAS VEGAS - A man who authorities believe was sickened by the deadly toxin ricin was arrested Wednesday on federal charges after he was released from a hospital.
NEW YORK - A federal judge on Wednesday upheld a city regulation requiring calories to be posted on the menu boards of some chain restaurants, calling the rule a reasonable approach to health officials' goal of reducing obesity.
MIAMI - A federal judge declared another mistrial Wednesday against six men accused of plotting to spark an anti-government war by toppling Chicago's Sears Tower and bombing FBI offices.
French physiologist Claude Bernard said, "A fact in itself is nothing. It is valuable only for the idea attached to it, or for the proof that it furnishes."
NEWARK, N.J. - A federal jury convicted ex-Mayor Sharpe James and his former mistress Wednesday of corruption stemming from the cut-rate sale of city land.
MOUNT PLEASANT, Texas - Federal immigration agents raided Pilgrim's Pride poultry plants in five states Wednesday in a crackdown on an alleged scam to provide fake identification for illegal immigrant workers, authorities said.
HARARE, Zimbabwe - Police arrested 36 people and accused them of attempting to violently enforce a nationwide strike called by Zimbabwe's opposition to press for the release of presidential election results, authorities said Wednesday.
GOMA, Congo - The pilot of a jetliner that rammed into a bustling market killing at least 40 people had tried to stop the plane but couldn't because the runway was too short, survivors said Wednesday.
OAKLAND, Calif. - His voice cracked first. Then, his eyes got red. Finally, StephenCurry cried.
There was a nearly five-year period for Dale Earnhardt Jr. when being a famous race car driver wasn't all glitz and glamour.
A list of some of the more memorable elements of pre-1960s parenting is in constant circulation on the Internet and is especially popular with people my age who can - for obvious reasons - relate.
(Note: The following is part of a series of columns looking at the establishment and growth of doctors, hospitals and the health industry in Georgia and Bulloch County.)
For Jim Hilliard's full, unedited account of the Rolling Stones concert at Georgia Southern, see the full article here.
Haven't we been blessed with splendid springtime weather the last several days? Spring temperatures sometimes seem like a rarity in south-Georgia; we tend to go from a relatively mild winter to steamy summer-like days in the time it takes to flip a calendar page. Celebrate the beauty of a Statesboro spring with one of the holidays below or create new, unique family festivities. But, whatever the weather, make memories together.
Sixteen years ago, the house looked like a woman without makeup, a Christmas tree without ornaments, a painting without a frame - lovely, but plain. So I planted.
The Georgia Southern University all-girl cheerleading squad secured its fifth national championship title earlier this month at the 2015 National Cheerleading Association Collegiate National Championships held in Daytona Beach, Florida.
The following is the unabridged version of Jim Hilliad's story about the Rolling STones
Imogene Groover Brannen
LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Three times in seven years, Bob Baffert left the Kentucky Derby empty-handed. Two seconds and a sixth-place finish by the wagering favorite.
ALBANY – Work hard, be humble and good things will happen.
ATLANTA - Jay Bruce powered two long triples, Marlon Byrd broke out of his slump and Zack Cozart had three hits to lead the Reds to an 8-4 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Saturday night.
Fourteen-year-old Michael Vescio, an eighth grader at William James Middle School, made more than $15,000 in investments recently over a 10-week period.