In the late 1700s, Gothic fiction made its debut in the European literature scene with Horace Walpole's "The Castle of Ontranto," a novel that blended romantic and horror genres to create an entirely new writing style. The genre endured more than a century, with the most well-known product of Gothic fiction being Bram Stoker's Dracula. Since Dracula, few Gothic novels have been truly immortal in the public mind, but many authors keep Gothic literature ...
ATLANTA - Every 20 years or so, Jamie Moyer beats the Braves. He was right on schedule Friday night.
WASHINGTON - Sales of existing homes fell by a larger-than-expected amount in April while the median price of a home sold during the month fell for a ninth straight month as the troubles in the subprime mortgage market acted as a further drag on housing.
JoAnn Stefen, a teacher at Charter Conservatory for Liberal Arts and Technology, recently won first prize in the Got 2B Safe! contest sponsored by Honeywell and the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC).
There are certain plays that are tempting at the bridge table. One sees a chance for an extra trick and does not always consider the implications if it turns out that that extra trick fails to materialize.
You may direct your restlessness into exploring areas you never previously examined, coming away with new abilities to develop something exciting that can lead to a number of productive successes.
DEAR DR. GOTT: My doctor recently refused me a referral for a second opinion. The problem required a nephrologist, and no one in that specialty will see me without a referral from my primary-care doctor. Compounding the problem, one or two doctors my son tried to get me to change to said they were not taking new Medicare patients. What is medicine coming to?
ATLANTA - Smoking is forbidden in nearly three out of four U.S. households, a dramatic increase from the 43 percent of homes that prohibited smoking a decade ago, the federal government reported Thursday.
ATLANTA - Illegal immigrants could fall prey to loan sharks and other unscrupulous lenders if they have to pay $5,000 in fines and thousands more in fees and back taxes as required under the immigration reform measure now before Congress, some advocates are warning.
LAS VEGAS - There's lazy, and then there's Las Vegas lazy. In increasing numbers, Las Vegas tourists exhausted by the four miles of gluttony laid out before them are getting around on electric ''mobility scooters.'' Don't think trendy Vespa motorbikes. Think updated wheelchair. Forking over about $40 a day and their pride, perfectly healthy tourists are cruising around Las Vegas casinos in transportation intended for the infirm. You don't have to ...
NEW YORK - Danger and exhaustion came with the job in the decade Chen Tianyun spent as a restaurant delivery man in Manhattan.
ATLANTA — John Smoltz became baseball’s first pitcher with 200 wins and 150 saves, recording his 200th win with another triumph over one of his best friends. Smoltz beat Tom Glavine with seven shutout innings and Matt Diaz homered to lead the Atlanta Braves to a 2-1 win over the New York Mets on Thursday night. Making his third start of the season against Glavine, his Atlanta teammate from 1988-2002, Smoltz (7-2) became the NL’s ...
College kids are notorious for the tendancy to be troublemakers, and college football teams are no different. From the BCS to the NAIA, discipline is required for student-athletes, and football players seem at times to lead the pack.
The halls of Southeast Bulloch High School were filled with new and old faces Monday as current students and alumni came together to say farewell to the school's 52-year-old main building.
In yesterday's deal, many declarers would have been tempted to take the diamond finesse at trick one, although when it lost, it should have been fatal to the contract. If the finesse was declined, the contract was almost certain to make.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Nothing is going right for the Atlanta Falcons, and coach Mike Smith said he is fully to blame.
WASHINGTON, Ill. - When a cluster of violent thunderstorms began marching across the Midwest, forecasters were able to draw a bright line on a map showing where the worst of the weather would go.
Nuts & Bolls Clothing. Find it at www.nutsandbollsclothing.com. You may need to do a double-take, no bolts about it. A tribute to farm life, the name describes a logo of a peanut, an ampersand and a cotton boll appearing on T-shirts, caps and other items.
"Don't throw the baby out with the bathwater" was the crux of Paul Ferguson's remarks about the Affordable Care Act at Saturday's forum on the health-reform law, also known as "Obamacare."
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. ➤ ...