It'll be "Throwback Saturday" when Wofford and Georgia Southern meet at noon today at Paulson Stadium.
NEWARK, N.J. - To an experienced pilot, Runway 29 at Newark Liberty International Airport is hard to miss. It is half a football field wide, and like all jet runways, is marked by white lights on each side and down its center line.
DEAR READERS: On Tuesday, I shared the responses I received from women to a letter from a lady, "No Hugs Please," (9/13) in Alabama. She asked what could be done about "Uncle Harry," a man in his mid-70s who insists on bear-hugging almost all of the women he meets. The letter generated many responses from male readers. And I thought you might be interested to see how they felt he should be "handled." Read on:
DEAR ABBY: I have been married to "Jim" for 12 years. We recently got a dog, and I knew he wouldn't want her living in the house. I love dogs, and she's a very small breed. I want her to live in the house as a member of the family, but every time I mention it, Jim gets angry and says he just won't come home as often.
Dentist pays kids for their Halloween candy WILLISTON, Vt. - Taking a radical approach toward preventive dentistry, an orthodontist is conducting a Halloween candy buyback. Dan Ryan is paying $1 per pound to children and donating a matching amount to a food bank. He said his goal is to promote a healthy Halloween and contribute to the community. ''Halloween is a fun holiday for kids of all ages, but too much ...
Mother delivers baby without knowing she was pregnant BELLEVUE, Wash. - Amanda Brisendine attributed the 30 pounds she gained in the past year to an abandoned smoking habit and rich food. So when she went to the hospital with sharp stomach pain, she wasn't expecting to leave with a newborn son. ''I don't know how I didn't know. I just didn't know,'' Brisendine said Tuesday from her bed at Overlake Medical Center's Birthing Center, ...
DEAR ABBY: I am one of those rare individuals who has no interest in music of any kind. I never listen to it, and if it's being played where I happen to be -- I block it out.
Mayor fights underage drinking by accidentally promoting sex talk EDMOND, Okla. - The mayor personally distributed thousands of fliers discouraging underage drinking only to find they mistakenly contained the phone number for a sex talk line. Mayor Saundra Naifeh and more than five dozen volunteers went door-to-door Saturday to deliver 22,000 fliers. The city attorney notified Naifeh Saturday night after the police department learned of the mistake. ''Obviously, it made me feel sick,'' ...
Reggie McCutchen remembers when he thought the game of football, as he put it, "sucked."
Travis Clark believes he has the best offensive line in the Southern Conference. Statistically he does.
Note: All information included in this report is taken from law enforcement incident reports and arrest records, which are public records and available for review at any and all local law enforcement agencies. Not every arrest leads to a conviction. Guilt or innocence is determined by the court system.
DEAR ABBY: Years ago, I remember reading about some Please Call Police banners you mentioned in your column. Do you know if they are still available? I am 90 years old, live alone and I can't walk very well. I live in a house on a city block with quite a few vacant lots.
DEAR DR. GOTT: Some friends and I are having a discussion about doctors who get kickbacks on prescription medicine. I feel they would be putting their licenses on the line. What do you have to say about this? Do you think a reputable doctor would do this?
Counterfeiter missed the mark on this "Bill"
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) - The American death toll for October climbed past 100, a grim milestone as a White House envoy turned up unexpectedly in Baghdad on Monday following a rough patch in U.S.-Iraqi ties. At least 81 people were killed across Iraq, including 33 in a bombing targeting workers.
Mrs. Carolyn Stephens Zeagler
Johnathan Bryant got the scholarship he needed because he earned it.
FLOWERY BRANCH - A familiar face returned to the practice field for the Atlanta Falcons on Wednesday.
COLUMBIA, Mo. - A surprise no more, No. 9 Missouri leads the SEC East with three games to go.
Last Friday saw the Southeast Bulloch football team take on Tattnall County in driving wind and rain. Thanks to junior linebacker Isaiah Francois, it was still smooth sailing for the Yellow Jackets.
Injuries can be damaging to NFL teams - and to Pro Picks, which is hurting after an awful week in which even our Best Bet flopped, for the first time.
SPARTANBURG, S.C. -Georgia Southern men's soccer senior goalkeeper Neal Bates has been named SoCon Player of the Week for his work between the pipes between Oct. 28, and Nov. 5.
COLUMBIA, S.C. - Elon coach Matt Matheny hopes to make his final season in the Southern Conference a memorable one.
ATLANTA - The ACC isn't as top-heavy as a cursory glance would indicate.
ST. SIMONS ISLAND - Davis Love III was in the learning center at Sea Island Golf Club over the weekend when he looked out the door at four players hitting balls, including PGA Tour rookie Kevin Tway. It brought back memories of Love's early days on tour. And he has every reason to suddenly feel much older than 49. <p class="MsoNormal" ...
PORTLAND, Ore. - With federal and state online health care marketplaces experiencing glitches a month into implementation, concern is mounting for a vulnerable group of people who were supposed to be among the health law's earliest beneficiaries.
Metter police hope citizens can identify a man they said robbed a fast-food restaurant employee at gunpoint.
Statesboro City Council District 1 unofficial results
Chloe Moon Dart
Plans for an unused downtown building, further expansion of another and an oversized check will all be unveiled Thursday at a special downtown Statesboro event highlighting economic development.