Mr. and Mrs. Robert and Tonya Harris of Portal and Mr. and Mrs. Lamar and Marie Thigpen of Register announce the engagement of their daughter, Felicia Ann Williamson of Statesboro, to Terry Parker Williams Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Terry and Debbie Williams Sr. of Millen.
BAGHDAD - Followers of Muqtada al-Sadr accused the government Saturday of targeting their political movement as security forces arrested 20 policemen linked to the anti-American cleric.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Thunderstorms sparked as many as 75 wildfires in a wilderness area in far Northern California on Saturday as officials farther south got close to containing a blaze that destroyed several homes and forced thousands to evacuate.
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ohio State's backup quarterback Antonio Henton is expected to transfer to Georgia Southern, according to a newspaper report.
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It's important not to let one single defeat or rejection stop you in the year ahead. Those strengthened by adversity end up succeeding in most everything they do, and time will reward you as well.
DEAR DR. GOTT: I have what my doctor calls a staph infection on my legs. It is now breaking out on my back. It seems as if the medication he gave me isn't doing any good. Can you recommend treatment?
DEAR ABBY: I recently entertained a childhood friend as a houseguest. It was our first visit in many years. After she left, I noticed several treasured heirlooms were missing - a hand-blown glass horse sculpture and a bowl from a prominent glass company in Italy. I had hand-carried those pieces home from Italy as gifts for my parents, who have since died. They were the only things that I had from my parents, and they are irreplaceable.
(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.)
WICHITA, Kan. - Untimely rainfall has led to an epidemic of a toxic fungal disease in some fields of winter wheat, reducing yields and quality just as harvest gets under way in the nation's breadbasket, industry experts say.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Two women missing in Denali National Park were found Wednesday and reunited with worried family members, six days after heading off on what they thought would be an overnight hike.
LAGOS, Nigeria - Royal Dutch Shell said it shut down production from an offshore oil field that produces about 200,000 barrels per day after the most powerful militant group in Nigeria launched an attack on an installation there Thursday.
BAGHDAD - Iraq is close to signing oil service deals with several major Western oil companies in an effort to boost its output capacity, the country's oil ministry said Thursday - the first major Iraqi contracts with big Western companies since the 2003 U.S.-led invasion.
HARARE, Zimbabwe - Four opposition party activists were killed and three homes firebombed near the capital as militants linked to the ruling party and army continued a campaign of intimidation ahead of a runoff election, the opposition said Thursday.
Dan Rather said, "Americans will put up with anything as long as it doesn't block traffic."
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