GREENWICH, England - Technology, rot and now fire have caught up with the Cutty Sark, the graceful clipper ship built in the 19th century to speed fresh tea from China to Britain's tables.
A University System of Georgia task force reports that the state will be short 20,000 nurses by 2012 unless steps are taken to increase the number of graduates.
Jimmy Futch can weave a school bus big enough to hold 60 children through cones about 20 feet apart. He parallel parks perfectly and measures distances to the inch using only his eyes.
BOSTON - Kason Gabbard came up from Triple-A and stuck around just long enough to give the Boston Red Sox a win.
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.
Mr. and Mrs. Ike Webb of Twin City announce the engagement of their daughter, Alice St. Clair Webb, to Mark Edward Collins of Bluffton, S.C. The future groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. John H. Collins and the late June Collins of Bluffton, S.C.
TAMPA, Fla. - Deep-sea explorers said Friday they have hauled up what could be the richest sunken treasure ever discovered: hundreds of thousands of colonial-era silver and gold coins worth an estimated $500 million from a shipwreck in the Atlantic Ocean.
Nido Qubein, a motivational speaker and president of High Point University in North Carolina, claims: "Nothing can add more power to your life than concentrating all your energies on a limited set of targets."
Someone you meet who is well received by everyone but very selective of his or her friends may accept you as a special friend. This relationship will offer many benefits not afforded to just anybody.
DEAR DR. GOTT: Is it necessary to use diuretics to control some instances of high blood pressure, while other patients' high blood pressures can be controlled with one of the nondiuretics? I am currently taking atenolol, which, I understand, is not a diuretic, although I have been on diuretics in the past. Both have been successful in keeping my blood pressure at an acceptable level. I believe the type of medication prescribed me changed with a change in doctors: i.e., doctor's choice rather than my need to make a change. Why would you NOT prescribe atenolol?
DEAR ABBY: I lost quite a bit of weight on a great diet that worked well for me. I did it for my health and because I was tired of carrying all that extra weight around. Everyone has been complimentary, except my husband.
Bonnie Marsh Williams of Statesboro and Robert Taylor of Brunswick were united in marriage on May 12, 2007, in an oceanside ceremony on St. Simons Island.
EDITOR'S NOTE - An Associated Press team recently made a rare visit into a region controlled by Indian guerrillas known as the Naxalites, guided for two days through the forests by a series of intermediaries until reaching a guerrilla camp.
For Dr. Al Mooney, Director of Addiction Medicine and Recovery at Willingway, one of the key factors that distinguishes this week's Addiction Update Conference is its "focus on the solutions rather than the problems."
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