ATLANTA - Thick haze and the smell of burning wood hung over the city Tuesday morning as the wind blew in smoke from massive wildfires along the Georgia-Florida line.
WASHINGTON - Government forecasters called for a busier than normal hurricane season Tuesday. Federal forecasters said they expect 13 to 17 tropical storms, with seven to 10 of them becoming hurricanes. The forecast follows that of two other leading storm experts in anticipating a busy season. The likelihood of above normal hurricane activity is 75 percent, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said. "With expectations for an active season, it is critically important that people ...
Although you could be rather fortunate in some projects or ventures that bring you into contact with the public, don't hesitate to interact with people on a personal or business level. You'll be at your best with all intercommunications.
DEAR DR. GOTT: I have a problem that I hope you can help me with. I have a good friend at work whom I feel I am obsessed with.
DEAR ABBY: As acting surgeon general of the United States, I would like to thank you for your recent reply on March 4 to a question regarding underage drinking. You advised your readers that "when children drink alcohol, they can more easily become dependent than adults."
LONDON - Britain's move to extradite a former KGB bodyguard to face murder charges in the poisoning death of an ex-Soviet spy is stirring fresh hostilities between the Cold War rivals already at odds over energy disputes, spying allegations and diplomatic shenanigans.
John Marshall Statesboro High School Even though there was occasional competition, being named valedictorian at Statesboro High School did not come as a surprise to John Marshall. "I wasn't surprised," said Marshall. "It's been that way since the 6th grade." School has always been important to Marshall, but he managed to find time to participate in school activities as well. Academically, he was involved with the math team, the science quiz ...
Editor: I cannot believe what the Democratic leadership is doing. From both words and actions, one must conclude that they want to lose in Iraq, and quickly. Why? Only one explanation makes sense. They must know that a fully funded and supported war for the next 20 months gives Iraq a reasonable chance to reach the level of security necessary. Bush would ...
A couple of special unions you'll build for social purposes will be far more personally gratifying for you than those you may have established for material enrichment. You'll keep each from overshadowing the other.
DEAR DR. GOTT: I am 84 years old and have high blood pressure. Four months ago, my kidneys were operating at 80 percent of normal. I am taking 40 milligrams of furosemide daily. Do you consider this a proper dose? DEAR READER: Kidney function tends to slow down as we age, leading to an increase in the blood urea nitrogen (BUN) that shows up in a blood test. Unfortunately, kidney stimulants, including ...
DEAR ABBY: On March 4, you printed a letter about "Logan," a 5-year-old boy who said he tortured animals because he enjoyed it. His counselor said he was "fine," and the child's behavior was the result of his being "neglected." May I point out that the writer of that letter has only the boy's father's word that that was the counselor's "diagnosis"?
WASHINGTON - Senate leaders on Monday gave themselves an extension until June on what President Bush and lawmakers in both parties say is one of their most important assignments for the year: a broad immigration overhaul.
A widely used diabetes pill raises the risk of heart attacks and possibly death, according to a scientific analysis that reveals what some experts are calling another Vioxx-like example of the government failing to protect the public from an unsafe drug.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Rick Hendrick wasn't lying when he said he has no room on his team for Dale Earnhardt Jr.
ATHENS - Aaron Murray is reaching a milestone for durability as he chases another SEC record.
ST. SIMONS ISLAND - Chris Kirk was at his best when the wind was at its worst Friday in the McGladrey Classic. Kirk rolled in a 40-foot birdie putt from off the green, chipped in from nearly 60 feet for birdie on another hole and wound up with another 4-under 66 at Sea Island to take a one-shot lead going into the ...
The widening of Georgia Highway 67 - Statesboro's Fair Road - to four lanes down to Interstate 16 shows up as a $36.4 million item in the proposed Statewide Transportation Improvement Program, with right-of-way purchases funded in 2016 and construction "after 2017." It's Bulloch County's biggest project in the $4 billion, four-year improvement program.
A small brick church at the end of a dirt road in Brooklet recently commemorated an event that no other church in Bulloch County can boast of. Antioch Missionary Baptist Church traces its roots back to September 1863 and recently celebrated its 150th anniversary. "It has been my pleasure and still another blessing from the Almighty God to serve as pastor of the oldest and one of the best churches in Bulloch ...
Stilson Elementary School's well pump stopped working, leaving the school without water, at about 9:50 a.m. Friday, the Bulloch County school system said.
Two people were arrested Thursday in connection with a recent armed robbery and kidnapping, and six others in the same apartment were charged with drug-related offenses, police said.
A 39-year-old man exposed himself as students boarded a Bulloch County school bus Thursday morning, and then undercover sheriff's investigators caught the suspect doing the same thing Friday, the sheriff's office said.
The SUV that a Richmond Hill woman was driving ran off U.S. Highway 80 East "for an unknown reason" before it crashed and killed her, according to the Georgia State Patrol.
WASHINGTON - A burst of hiring in October added a surprisingly strong 204,000 jobs to the economy in a month when the government was partly shut down for 16 days. And employers added far more jobs in August and September than previously thought.
The following are among the food service establishments inspected in August and September by the Bulloch County Health Department. The department scores on a 100-percentile scale. Kitchens are inspected at least every four months and are required to post their score sheets in public. The score and selected comments from health inspectors are included in each report. All eating establishments are located in Statesboro, except where noted. To view all restaurant scores, visit www.bullochhealthdepartment.com. ➤ ...