NEW YORK (AP) - Kristaps Porzingis came to the NBA from Europe as a 7-footer with 3-point range, so the comparisons to Dirk Nowitzki were inevitable.
VATICAN CITY - Saying nothing is beyond the reach of God's mercy, Pope Francis told Catholics worldwide he is allowing all priests to absolve the faithful of abortion - women and health workers alike - even while stressing that it is a "grave sin" in the eyes of the church to "end an innocent life."
WASHINGTON - Here's the idea: Swiftly pass a repeal of President Barack Obama's health care law, perhaps soon enough for Donald Trump to sign it the day he takes the presidential oath. Then approve legislation restructuring the nation's huge and convoluted health care system - despite Republican divisions, Democratic opposition and millions of jittery constituents.
A manhunt for a suspect in the fatal shooting of a veteran Texas police detective ended Monday with an arrest in the killing that was one of several weekend attacks against law enforcement in multiple states, authorities said.
When Allen Muldrew began his position as the director of the Downtown Statesboro Development Authority he became the chief salesman for downtown Statesboro.
Jason Parrish of Farmers & Merchants Bank was promoted to banking officer, credit administration, bank officials announced Monday.
Dec. 7, 2016 will mark the 75th anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor that brought the United States fully into World War II. The surprise morning strike by 353 Imperial Japanese planes left 2,403 Americans killed and 1,178 wounded, sank four battleships and eight other ships and destroyed 188 aircraft.
Mr. and Mrs. Kip Drown of Statesboro and Mr. Scott Ensley of Moncks Corner, S.C., announce the engagement of their daughter, Ashlee Katheryne, to Elliott Catlett Woods, son of Mrs. Norma Sumner (Harry) Kennedy of Midville, Ga., and Mr. Terry Ray Woods of Macon, Ga.
Ashley Byers Hill and Sario Joseph Caradonna of Mount Pleasant, S.C., were united in marriage on Saturday, September 24, 2016, at 6:30 in the evening on the Tennis Lawn of Biltmore Estate. The Rev. Timothy Lolley officiated.
Mr. and Mrs. Allison Deal of Statesboro recently celebrated their 50th Wedding Anniversary with a special family dinner that included their children and their spouses, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. The couple was married Nov. 20, 1966, at Bible Baptist Church in Statesboro. They have two children, Mike (Mandy) Deal and Ken (Cathy) Deal, all of Statesboro; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Mea culpa. I broke a basic rule of grammar, twice using the objective case "me" instead of the nominative case "I" in my column on the cyber-world cloud. I could claim that everybody does it (true) or that it was written in a whimsical mood (also true). However, I keep looking over my shoulder for Georgia Wilkes Hilliard (Mrs. T.H.), my high school English teacher who taught me grammar and, because she cared, much more. Although that tiny lady is long dead, she still patrols parts of my head and heart. I wish I had an opportunity to tell ...
People arrive at thankfulness in a myriad of different ways. We're not naturally born with a heart of gratitude or a spirit of thanksgiving; it's our life experiences and influences that teach us to understand the true meaning of being thankful.
Q: In last week's column, you advised parents not to argue with teenagers. That's fine and dandy advice, John, but you failed to tell your readers how to stay out of or end these arguments. For example, my strong-willed, stubborn, argumentative 14-year-old daughter wants to argue with me about nearly every decision I make, every "no," every rule, every instruction. I am going slowly insane. How do I make her stop?
Note: The following is one of a series of columns looking at the first road systems in Georgia and Bulloch County.
Steven Randall Haire
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Who is the SACK Company? Do they make sacks? What does SACK even stand for?
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