WASHINGTON - The transplant surgeon had good news: A donated liver was on the way for critically ill Maggie Catherwood. Then he asked: Would she let doctors cut off part of her new liver to share with an equally sick baby?
WASHINGTON - A Yemeni portrayed as an al-Qaida operative and a member of a terrorist family confessed to plotting the bombings of the USS Cole and two U.S. embassies in Africa, killing hundreds, according to a Pentagon transcript of a Guantanamo Bay hearing.
BRUNSWICK, Ga. - Three days before young Christopher Michael Barrios disappeared, a child molester suspected in the 6-year-old boy's killing was sentenced to probation instead of prison for violating conditions of Georgia's sex offender registry.
ATLANTA - Gov. Sonny Perdue on Monday sounded skeptical about issuing a public apology for slavery, an idea that received a boost last week when a top Republican lawmaker threw his support behind it.
This week, we are looking at raising partner with only three-card support. The opener bids one heart or one spade. When you, the responder, have a game-invitational hand with three cards in partner's major, you adopt a two-step process.
The Georgia Bulldogs seemed to be the only team able to overcome the elements as they dominated the first two rounds of the Schenkel E-Z-GO Invitational on Saturday at the Forest Heights Country Club in Statesboro.
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Mr. and Mrs. Larry W. Johnson of Cobbtown announce the engagement of their daughter, Amanda Brooke Johnson of Cobbtown, to James Tucker Holland of Register, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey H. Holland of Register.
Mr. and Mrs. Michael and Debbie Blankenship of Savannah and Mr. and Mrs. Scott and Thena Redding of Pooler announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Megan Elizabeth Blankenship, to Dennis Brooks Hulsey, son of Mr. and Mrs. Dennis and Becky Hulsey of Brooklet.
Mr. and Mrs. Albert William "Bill" Akins of Statesboro announce the engagement of their daughter, Lindsay Ann, to James Nathan Hodges of Reidsville, son of Mr. and Mrs. George Ricky Hodges of Reidsville.
Jeffrey and Rene Neville of Brooklet and Michelle Hodges of Portal announce the engagement of their children, Pamela Kaye Neville and Paul Lynn Rothenbuhler.
Gwendolyn A. Sanders of Annandale, Va., and John O. Hodge of New Brunswick, N.J., were united in marriage on Saturday, August 19, 2006, at Second Saint John Baptist Church located on Fair Road in Statesboro. Pastor Julius Abraham performed the three o'clock ceremony.
Mr. and Mrs. Marquard Y. Jr. and Debbie Lett of Hackettstown, N.J., formerly of Augusta, announce the engagement of their daughter, Lyndsay Hudson Lett of Augusta, to Charles Eugene Riley, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles H. Riley of Milledgeville, Ga.
Students around the state are ready to get back to school, but 16 teams from around south Georgia are already on the softball diamond as Bulloch Academy hosted the first day of the third annual Miriam Burnette Memorial "Striking out Alzheimer's" tournament Wednesday on the grounds of Georgia Southern University.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. - Quarterback battles and signal-caller questions abound in the Southeastern Conference going into preseason camps around the league.
AKRON, Ohio - Tiger Woods finds out over the next two weeks if his season is over or just getting started.
WASHINGTON - After a dismal winter, the U.S. economy sprang back to life in the April-June quarter, growing at a fast 4 percent annual rate on the strength of higher consumer and business spending.
Statesboro Christian Bookstore will close for the last time Saturday.
LOS ANGELES - Tommy La Stella put together his second straight three-hit game and fourth since making his major league debut in late May. Freddie Freeman broke out of his slump, too. Their offense just wasn't enough to keep Atlanta's winning streak going.
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FLOWERY BRANCH - Matt Ryan is expanding his leadership role to include teaching young players and other newcomers in his seventh training camp with the Falcons.
AKRON, Ohio - The landmark at Firestone Country Club is among the most popular in America, a massive water tower in the shape of a golf ball on a tee.
PORTAL - No matter the expectations, the preseason preparations rarely change for the Portal Panthers.
Two down, one big one to go.
DALTON - The challenges presented by an influx of unaccompanied children and youths from Central America streaming across the southern border into the United States have reached Dalton.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - A 9-year-old girl who was struck by a plane that crash-landed on a beach while she vacationed with her family has died from her injuries, law enforcement officials in Florida said Tuesday.
If I ever write a book I'll call it "Truths, Half Truths and Downright Lies," mainly because I can't remember which category all my little adventures fall under.
A family of seven escaped a fire early Monday morning caused by food left cooking, Evans County Fire Chief Andy Sikes said.