Sunday afternoon was an exciting and emotional time for a local family.
ATLANTA - Joe Johnson scored a season-high 36 points and Charlotte couldn't overcome the longest field-goal drought to open an NBA game this season, helping the Atlanta Hawks beat the Bobcats 99-90 on Wednesday night.
ATLANTA - Urban Meyer has been going on and on about the Bowl Championship Series, calling it an imperfect system that should be replaced with a playoff.
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.
Edward and Paige Sutcliff of Statesboro are happy to announce the wedding of their son, Joshua Sutcliff, to Autry Gibson, daughter of Cameron and Janice Gibson of Las Cruces, New Mexico.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - At the age of 9, Isabella Rose Taylor - a painter since she was 3 - took a weeklong sewing class with an eye toward incorporating textiles into her artwork. She quickly discovered a love for fashion design as well, taking the class twice more that summer. Now, at 13, her line is debuting at Nordstrom stores this fall and she's set to hold her first show at New York Fashion Week."
Mr. and Mrs. Craig Rigdon of Statesboro are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Aleta A. Rigdon, to Justin W. Hodges, son of Chuck and Dawn Hodges of Alpharetta.
Question: Is it true I can no longer purchase a 'Bradford' pear tree? Someone told me this at a nursery.
As the old parenting point of view fell out of fashion beginning in the late 1960s, the vernacular that accompanied it all but completely disappeared. Today's parents don't say to their children the sorts of things parents said to children in the 1950s and before, things like "You're acting too big for your britches again, young man."
Heaven - what does it look like?
What is this? A mimosa tree? Its slender branches are curved in an arc out over the ditch. Its fingerling leaves are dangling over my head. Its barkless trunk is all but hidden among the grapevines and pine trees and scrub oaks. I have walked by this very spot hundreds of times, driven by it thousands of times. How could I have never noticed a mimosa tree?
Linda and Jack D. Stanley and W. Craig Eddins of Perry, Georgia, announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Cathryn Elizabeth Eddins, to Guy W. Bland.
(Note: The following is part of a series of articles looking at the growth of roads and transportation in Georgia and Bulloch County beginning in 1807.)
I've never been a morning person. Equipped with a gene found in nocturnal animals I would float during daytime hours only to amp my production after sundown.
WASHINGTON - Fearing a Russian invasion and occupation of Alaska, the U.S. government in the early Cold War years recruited and trained fishermen, bush pilots, trappers and other private citizens across Alaska for a covert network to feed wartime intelligence to the military, newly declassified Air Force and FBI documents show.
BAGHDAD - Iraqi security forces and Shiite militiamen on Sunday broke a six-week siege imposed by the Islamic State extremist group on the northern Shiite Turkmen town of Amirli, as a suicide bombing killed 14 people in Anbar western province, officials said.
ATLANTA - Jarred Cosart pitched seven effective innings, and the Miami Marlins beat the Atlanta Braves 4-0 on Saturday night to stop a three-game losing streak.
Jerome Felton is an NFL veteran, and he's been to a Pro Bowl.