In general, aging people are not more "sickly" than the rest of the population. In fact, bouts with typical infectious diseases over the years have armed many of them with protective antibodies. Children with less buffered immune systems and regular exposure to "bugs" through day care centers, recreation programs, dancing classes, school, etc., typically do a lot more sniffing, sneezing, coughing and wheezing than their grandparents. This is partly offset by the elders' years of exposure to pollen and molds, which saddles some of them with allergies that produce the same effects.
Mr. and Mrs. Mark Anderson of Statesboro announce the engagement of their daughter, Morgan Elizabeth Anderson of Statesboro, to Robert Tyler Sonnier, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Sonnier of Austin, Texas.
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CHICAGO - Jeff Teague scored 26 points, including two free throws with just over six seconds to play, and the surging Atlanta Hawks fought off a furious Chicago rally for a 102-100 win Monday night.
KISSIMMEE, Fla. - Jacob deGrom pitched six-plus strong innings and drove in a run as the New York Mets and Atlanta Braves played to a 10-inning 3-3 tie Saturday.
As far as soccer coaches go, I'm bad. Like really bad. We're talking "Bad News Bears" bad. We're talking throwing the ball on second-and-goal in the Super Bowl instead of handing it off to "Beast Mode" bad.
ANAHEIM, Calif. - Buddy Hield was brilliant from start to finish for Oklahoma, scoring 37 points with a fluid jumper and an answer for everything Oregon tried against him defensively.
Known as the Baptist Student Union when it was founded, Georgia Southern University's Baptist Collegiate Ministries will hold a 70th Anniversary Reunion Celebration this coming Saturday.
Congressman Rick Allen will host a town hall meeting specifically for veterans Wednesday in Statesboro.
You know you've got that award-winning film in you, but you just need a little more time.
The 2016 Deen Day Smith Service to Mankind Awards banquet will feature Georgia First Lady Sandra Deal as the keynote speaker.
There are many ways to influence others for good. One of the most effective is simply to do good, and let it speak for itself. No fanfare necessary. There is something in human nature that makes us want to emulate that which we appreciate.
Dr. and Mrs. Keith E. Miller of Claxton are proud to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Olivia Kate, to Robin Philip Alexander Bosiacki, son of Mr. and Mrs. Mark Bosiacki of St. Augustine, Florida.
Sharon Johnson calls herself an addict, although she's been sober for three years now. She started by smoking pot and eventually moved to crack cocaine. Her daughter has tried heroin, and "I believe I'm going to pull her out of the gutter someday," Johnson laments.
NEW ORLEANS - Backlash against a plan to remove prominent Confederate monuments in New Orleans has been tinged by death threats, intimidation and even what may have been the torching of a contractor's Lamborghini.
ATLANTA - Braves interim manager Brian Snitker says Gordon Beckham is "bouncing around like he's a teenager."
When local businessman Bubba Hunt saw an opportunity to shake up the local real estate market, like most great entrepreneurs, he seized it.
How will your grandchildren's children remember you?
On Thursday, March 17, nine students from Statesboro High School went to the Georgia International Convention Center in Atlanta to showcase their skills and compete ...
The welcoming of warmer weather and flowers blooming signals the beginning of spring and the upcoming Easter holiday. Easter brings families together to celebrate the ...
Since entering the Statesboro healthcare market in 2009, Dr. Daniel Okungbowa has embraced the community with a passion of ensuring that every citizen has access ...
Nestled among the oak trees of what was once the Gesmon Neville Family Farm, The Lodge at Bethany, an extension of the long-standing history of ...
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