SAN ANGELO, Texas - Girls in the west Texas polygamous sect enter into underage marriages without resistance because they are ruthlessly indoctrinated from birth to believe disobedience will lead to their damnation, experts for the state testified Friday at a custody hearing for 416 youngsters.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Thursday, April 17, 2008
Bulloch County commissioners recently donated a surplus ambulance from the county's Emergency Medical Service to Ogeechee Technical College for use in the college's Emergency Medical Technician and Paramedic training programs.
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DEAR ABBY: My sister, "Ellie," and her husband, "Bill," have three lovely little girls. Both have good jobs and live in a pleasant neighborhood. However, neither one ever learned any life skills. Both worked and lived rent-free with their parents until they met and married in their late 20s. Consequently, they are up to their necks in credit card debt because of their need for instant gratification.
DEAR DR. GOTT: I have been reading your column for many years and have a great deal of respect for your advice. I think your diet of no sugar and no flour is perhaps the best way to lose weight, but my problem is to lose weight in the right places. Does it matter where the calories in respect to where the weight goes? I am 81 years old, 5 feet 3 inches tall and weigh 125 to 130 pounds. I don't feel that I need to lose much, but every ounce I eat seems to settle on my ...
One region team championship trophy, one region runner-up trophy, two high-point award winners, 18 individual region champions and 58 entries into next week's state meet - not a bad day for Bulloch Academy Thursday at the GISA Region 2-AA track and field championships.
Prep Sports Blitz for Thursday, April 17 - Presented by Farmers and Merchants Bank.
Welsh poet Dylan Thomas wrote, "The hands of the clock have stayed still at half past 11 for 50 years. It is always opening time in the Sailors Arms."
Owing to a change in vocation or a new way of doing your work, improved material conditions look quite strong for you in the year ahead. Nothing will be handed on a silver platter, though; you will have to earn it.
Georgia Southern students filled the Statesboro City Council chamber Tuesday evening as Student Government Association representatives sought to open up lines of communication with city officials.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Who lost it on Lost Temper Creek? What horror befell the village of Eek? Does it have anything to do with another town being Chicken?
You're likely to make several important changes in your basic lifestyle in the year ahead. One might produce some exciting and rewarding new relationships that will prove to be quite beneficial to you emotionally.
BLACKSBURG, Va. - A sea of people wearing orange and maroon flowed onto the main lawn at Virginia Tech on Wednesday, some clutching single roses, to remember the victims of the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - This past weekend, Georgia Southern University cheerleaders were presented with the National Cheerleading Association Collegiate Cheer Championship trophy.
I have cheered for Georgia Southern since first setting foot on campus in the fall of 2003 and my Eagle fandom has only grown - neutral ...
By CHRIS STANLEY
Last week I titled the beginning of this series "High School football is dumb, let's make it smart" for two reasons.
Earlier this year, Dr.'s John and Angie Gerguis, owners of Total Health, converted their practice to a model known as Direct Primary Care.
Cottons Tire has been serving the citizens of Sylvania's tire and auto repair needs for the past 30 years. Several years ago the owners ...
One of my favorite quotes is by Mahatma Gandhi, "Be the change you wish to see in the world." To Gandhi, this was more than ...
Bubba Hunt of Coldwell Banker Tanner Realty was named one of America's most productive sales associates as a part of REAL Trends America's ...
For nearly three decades, mothers and grandmothers throughout the South have celebrated and honored their families through Lori Grice portraits. Each of them will tell ...
Who is the SACK Company? Do they make sacks? What does SACK even stand for?
Healthcare is more complicated now more than ever.
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 ...
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