Plans have been finalized for the wedding of Julie Boyer and David Owen.
Mr. and Mrs. John Ingram Hammonds III of Vidalia announce the engagement of their daughter, Lara Marie Hammonds of Vidalia, to Matthew Alexander Babot, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Estaban Babot.
Margaret Chappell Price and Matthew Thomas Ciccarelli were united in marriage on December 9, 2006, at All Saints' Episcopal Church in Atlanta. The Rev. Noelle York-Simmons officiated in the twilight ceremony and Raymond Chenault provided music on All Saints' pipe organ.
There is a strong possibility that favorable changes could take place concerning your affairs. However, be prepared for the early stages to show signs of failure instead of winning. Keep the faith and keep plugging ahead.
BAGHDAD - Insurgents launched a deadly coordinated attack on an American combat patrol, detonating a roadside bomb, then firing guns and rocket-propelled grenades at the soldiers, the U.S. military said Friday. Five troops were killed.
WASHINGTON - Rejecting Bush administration arguments, the Supreme Court reversed course and agreed Friday to review whether Guantanamo Bay detainees can use the civilian court system to challenge their indefinite confinement.
SAN FRANCISCO - After six months of hype, thousands of people Friday will get their hands on the iPhone, the new cell phone that Apple Inc. is banking on to become its third core business next to its moneymaking iPod players and Macintosh computers.
SIMMESPORT, La. - When her husband first told her about Canadaville, Dawn Charbonneau worried it might be a cult.
MIAMI - Chuck James likes a little dirt on his uniform, especially if he gets dirty sliding into home plate.
Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from ... what? Think of your own answer. There are two at the end of this column.
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: My 13-year-old daughter, "Laurel," was given a surprise party (friends, snacks, movie - nothing big, but a very nice gesture) in celebration of her no longer needing crutches. (Laurel had had surgery and had been on crutches for six weeks.)
LONDON - The World Health Organization on Friday declared the Ebola outbreak in West Africa to be an international public health emergency that requires an extraordinary response to stop its spread.
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama's new military strategy in Iraq amounts to trying to contain - not destroy - the Islamic militant group that now controls much of the country's northern region. That leaves open the questions of how deeply the U.S. will be drawn into the sectarian conflict, and whether airstrikes alone can stop the militants' momentum.
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip - Gaza militants resumed rocket attacks on Israel on Friday, refusing to extend a three-day truce after Egyptian-brokered talks between Israel and Hamas on a new border deal for blockaded Gaza hit a deadlock.
Mrs. Jeanette Byrd
LOUISVILLE, Ky. - For Rory McIlroy, the shockingly bad shot came out of nowhere.
CARSON, Calif. - A year after Landon Donovan returned to soccer, he realized he had lost his passion for the sport again. This time, the best player in American history decided to walk away for good.
Georgia Southern University nursing professor Kathryn Anderson, Ph.D., has been selected to participate in the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities course "Integrating Principles of Science, Practice and Policy in Health Disparities Research."
(Note: The following is the first of two columns from Bulloch County resident Ruth Green outlining her concerns with some county government issues. The next column will run in Sunday's Statesboro Herald.)
I was listening to good old 91.1, the public radio station, and heard about something I found hard to believe. Hold that thought for just a minute. Trying to find a decent show on television can be a heartbreaker at times. There are so many of those so-called reality shows on these days and I have a very difficult time wondering why anyone would watch them.
INDIANAPOLIS - The biggest schools in college sports are about to get a chance to make their own rules.
PORTAL - The 2013 football season began with Trent Thomas trying to make a name for himself with his new Portal Panther teammates.
ATLANTA - The Atlanta Falcons hope to find clarity in the competition to determine quarterback Matt Ryan's backup in Friday night's preseason opener against the Miami Dolphins.
WASHINGTON - The current Ebola crisis in West Africa is on pace to sicken more people than all other previous outbreaks of the disease combined, a U.S. health official said Thursday.
ATLANTA - A roomful of reporters and TV cameras tracked every word that Emory physicians said at a Friday news conference preceding the arrival of two Americans stricken with Ebola.