If you establish realistic goals for yourself in the year ahead, support from powerful sources you would never have suspected to be interested will be forthcoming. With these strong allies at your side, success is very likely.
ATLANTA - There was no need to talk about quickly moving past a game to focus on the game ahead.
ATLANTA - Georgia will go bowling in Atlanta for the second year in a row, only this time it's the Chick-fil-A instead of the Sugar.
SAVANNAH - Republican Max Burns conceded defeat Thursday to U.S. Rep. John Barrow, accepting his 864-vote loss without requesting a recount nine days after the polls closed.
A two-day trail ride, dance and camp-out offers the perfect solution to work off that Thanksgiving dinner. Harold Aldrich is hosting a ride with primitive camping Friday, Nov. 24, and Saturday, Nov. 25 at the Triple A Rodeo Arena on Harville Road in Statesboro.
French literary theorist and author Maurice Blanchot wrote, "Lovers of painting and lovers of music are people who openly display their preference like a delectable ailment that isolates them and makes them proud."
Statesboro Internal Medicine physician, Dr. Stephen Jordan, was inducted into the Screven County Athletic Hall of Fame October 27.
DEAR DR. GOTT: My mother-in-law has been confined to a home for dementia/Alzheimer's patients for over four years. She is in relatively good health. She has been given a number of minor prescriptions over the years that were usually not expensive, although one time there was a cream for skin cancer that was costing us $100 a month. I complained to her doctor, and he said she needed it. As someone who has had skin cancers a lot, I have never been prescribed such an expensive medicine, but we got it for her for several months.
The greater portion of your time and energies may be devoted to creative endeavors in the year ahead. Although you might not succeed immediately, by staying the course you should be able to achieve your goals.
English-born Canadian poet Robert Service, who died in 1958, wrote, "Be master of your petty annoyances and conserve your energies for the big, worthwhile things. It isn't the mountain ahead that wears you out - it's the grain of sand in your shoe."
DEAR ABBY: A schoolmate of mine died recently. To pay respects to his family, I attended the funeral.
DEAR ABBY: I am a single mother of a 10-year-old who also cares for my elderly mother at my home. I have had a lot of stress in my life and have gained a lot of weight.
MACON - Junior Louis Graham scored 14 of his 18 points in the second half and Georgia Southern won at Mercer for the first time since 2000, holding on for a 61-59 victory over Monday evening at the University Center.
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PITTSBURGH - Justin Upton dropped a routine fly ball to left-centerfield in the ninth inning which set the stage for Gaby Sanchez's game-winning sacrifice fly that capped a late-inning comeback as the Pittsburgh Pirates defeated the Atlanta Braves 3-2 on Wednesday night.
ATHENS - Hutson Mason finally has the job he wanted all along.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Atlanta Falcons coach Mike Smith has put a strong emphasis since the start of training camp on improving the team's run defense.
Southeast Bulloch saw many years of constant losing and frustration fade into the mist last fall as it earned a spot in the state playoffs for the first time since 2003.
WASHINGTON - The political tilt of the Senate during President Barack Obama's final two years in office is likely to hinge on a handful of female contenders in tight and costly races.
Georgia Southern University made history Wednesday when the University System of Georgia's Board of Regents granted the university the first undergraduate manufacturing engineering degree program in the state and the Southeast.
BEREA, Ohio - Brian Hoyer defied long odds - and stiff-armed Johnny Football - to keep his dream job.
NEW YORK - The Dallas Cowboys are the first U.S. sports franchise to top $3 billion in value.
CLEVELAND - Kent State football player Jason Bitsko, who was slated to start at center for the Golden Flashes this season, died Wednesday.
WASHINGTON - The United States stood firm Wednesday in its fight against Islamic State militants who beheaded a U.S. journalist in Iraq, pledging to continue attacking the group despite its threats to kill another American hostage. President Barack Obama denounced the group as a "cancer" threatening the entire region as the administration weighed sending even more American troops to Iraq.
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. - A Rhode Island Little League coach had a team of disappointed kids when they were eliminated from tournament play, but his speech is one for the very best of books.
CLAYTON, Mo. - As U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder arrived in Missouri on Wednesday, a small group of protesters gathered outside the building where a grand jury could begin hearing evidence to determine whether a Ferguson police officer who shot 18-year-old Michael Brown should be charged in his death.
MONROVIA, Liberia - Hundreds of residents of a seaside slum in Liberia's capital clashed with security forces Wednesday to protest an armed blockade of the peninsula that is their neighborhood as part of the government's desperate efforts to stop the spread of the deadly Ebola virus.
Georgia Southern University has rescheduled its Leadership Lecture Series featuring speaker Archie Manning, a National Football League player, 1989 National Football Foundation College Hall of Fame member, and chairman of the National Football Foundation, until March.