Doug and Neely Collins of Statesboro and Jeff and Patrice Malphus of Guyton announce the engagement of their daughter, Carly Collins of Statesboro, to Tyler Deal, son of George and Pamela Deal Blanchette of Statesboro.
The name Allen is very old. To the Irish, the old family name Ailin means hard and inflexible; while to the Scots the old family name Aluinn means handsome. It extends directly back to the McDonalds of Clan Ranald, named after one of the sons of King Somerled, who ruled all of Argyll and the Great Hebrides Islands.
According to family columnist Dolores Curran, a good family used to be one "That was self-sufficient, didn't ask for help from others, supported its institutions, was never tainted with failure, starved before it went on welfare and met all the criteria of good families as determined by community and church."
YANGON, Myanmar - Myanmar's junta kept a French navy ship laden with aid waiting outside its maritime border on Saturday, and showed off neatly laid out state relief camps to diplomats.
Mr. and Mrs. Danny Tremble of Brooklet are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Ashley Sherrel Tremble, to Orrin Michael Hamer, son of Mr. and Mrs. Michael and Veronica Hamer of Orlando, Fla., and Mr. and Mrs. Dennis and Sherry Aviles of Richmond, Va.
MOGADISHU, Somalia - Islamic insurgents in Somalia seized a major agricultural center overnight, sending hundreds of people fleeing, a human rights leader said Saturday.
Plans have been finalized for the wedding of Mary Elizabeth Wallace and Lawson Newman Deal.
DETROIT - American Axle and Manufacturing Holdings Inc. boosted its wage offer and increased the payments it will give workers to take a wage cut as part of a tentative agreement that could settle an 11-week strike by the United Auto Workers union, a person briefed on the deal said Saturday.
DENVER - Picking a winner of the presidential contest is front and center at what's being billed as the largest astrologers' convention in years.
DONGHEKOU, China - Two rivers blocked by landslides threatened to flood towns shattered by China's massive earthquake, sending thousands of survivors fleeing Saturday in a region still staggering from the country's worst disaster in 30 years.
CHENGDU, China - As Huang Siyu ran down the stairs of her school after the powerful earthquake, the building collapsed and her teacher was killed. A chunk of falling debris crushed the fifth grader's left leg, and her schoolmates dragged her to safety.
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa - Zimbabwe's opposition leader was on the way to the airport when word came that assassins were awaiting him in his homeland Saturday, derailing plans for his return.
SHARM EL-SHEIK, Egypt - President Bush said Saudi Arabia's small increase in oil production will not solve soaring U.S. fuel prices, but he defended the wealthy kingdom Saturday against American lawmakers ''screaming the loudest'' for Riyadh to open its spigots.
Alexis Lewis became the bride of Abram Taylor during a 3 p.m. ceremony held on February 16, 2008, at the Trinity Presbyterian Church. Pastor Roland Barnes officiated.
WASHINGTON - When President Bush, once a Texas oilman, asked Saudi Arabia to pump more crude, he may have forgotten that the Saudis have a long memory. And that made it a good bet his mission this past week would produce a dry hole.
Renee Kalloniatis became the owner of Grace Gardens in June 2014.
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