Someone you meet who is well received by everyone but very selective of his or her friends may accept you as a special friend. This relationship will offer many benefits not afforded to just anybody.
DEAR DR. GOTT: Is it necessary to use diuretics to control some instances of high blood pressure, while other patients' high blood pressures can be controlled with one of the nondiuretics? I am currently taking atenolol, which, I understand, is not a diuretic, although I have been on diuretics in the past. Both have been successful in keeping my blood pressure at an acceptable level. I believe the type of medication prescribed me changed with ...
DEAR ABBY: I lost quite a bit of weight on a great diet that worked well for me. I did it for my health and because I was tired of carrying all that extra weight around. Everyone has been complimentary, except my husband.
Bonnie Marsh Williams of Statesboro and Robert Taylor of Brunswick were united in marriage on May 12, 2007, in an oceanside ceremony on St. Simons Island.
EDITOR'S NOTE - An Associated Press team recently made a rare visit into a region controlled by Indian guerrillas known as the Naxalites, guided for two days through the forests by a series of intermediaries until reaching a guerrilla camp.
TOKYO - A mother beheaded by her son. A baby who suffocated after being stuffed by his parents in the baggage compartment of a motorbike while they went gambling. A murderous shooting spree during a hostage standoff.
MIAMI - A man signaled with a flashlight in the early July morning as his pregnant wife and 30 other Cubans huddled along the coast of Matanzas, Cuba. A speedy fishing boat pulled close to shore and two smugglers loaded the group aboard.
BERCHTESGADEN, Germany - Jewish American veteran Shep Waldman knew exactly what he would do when he came face to face with the former enemy at the Eagle's Nest, Hitler's mountain retreat.
Thernell and Beverly Smith of Statesboro would like to announce the engagement of their daughter, Tamara Nicole Smith of Statesboro, to William Wardell Harrell, son of William E. Collins of Cincinnati, Ohio, and Artie Harrell of Atlanta.
Language is really interesting - and important. Communication is enhanced by the use of words and phrases used to verbally describe mental pictures for us. In this way, we can "see" what others are saying. Sometimes the same word picture is used in different contexts. But, because we're familiar with its usage, it's not confusing.
Englishman John Abbott was nuts about bugs. As a child, his parents noticed that wherever he went, he wanted to catch and then draw the biggest and the most unusual insects, no matter what kind. Born on either May 31st or June 1st of 1751, he was soon apprenticed to the famous artist and engraver Jacob Bonneau in his London, England, studio. As his skill increased, he eventually got the attention of Dru Drury of the ...
As summer nears, I have been seeing more and more people out and about in sandals or walking barefoot in their yards. Most people look at bare feet and think of freedom or warm weather. I see people going barefoot and the first thing that comes to mind is diabetes.
BOSTON — A team that dominates a division for about a decade is bound to slip. Atlanta’s Jeff Francoeur experienced that last year, so he has a feeling for what the New York Yankees are going through this year. ‘‘You’ve just got to keep going,’’ the Braves right fielder said Friday, ‘‘but it’ll get to a point where you kind of got to put it in panic mode and get going. And I’m sure the ...
CONCORD, N.C. — Denny Hamlin has a new crew heading into Saturday night’s All-Star race, changes his team insists were long overdue. The overhaul opened Hamlin to criticism about his role in the shakeup — he blamed the crew for costing him a win last week at Darlington Raceway, and many believed the conversation should have been done in private. But crew chief Mike Ford said the second-year driver had every right to speak his ...
Arrangements for the wedding of Jana Altman and David Newland have been finalized.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Florida State's Jameis Winston has dissected defenses all season. <p style="color: #333333; font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 12.727272033691406px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: normal; letter-spacing: normal; line-height: 15px; orphans: auto; text-align: start; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: ...
If you are bored on Friday evening, you only have yourself to blame.
Beverly Ann Williams
Bulloch Academy opened its regular-season Tuesday night with 20-point wins over David Emanuel Academy.
Statesboro has high hopes for this season, but finds itself dealing with an early hiccup.
MT. VERNON - The Portal Lady Panthers had to fight off a furious fourth-quarter comeback in their season opener but held on to beat Montgomery County 41-40 on Tuesday.
BROOKLET - Jasmine Roberts needed only three points on Tuesday to cross over the threshold of 1,000 in her career, and she took care of that early.
PEMBROKE - The National Football League's rejection of a Super Bowl advertisement by Black Creek-based Daniel Defense has generated quite a stir.
ATLANTA - Second baseman Elliot Johnson, third baseman Paul Janish and right-hander Cristhian Martinez became free agents when the Atlanta Braves failed to offer 2014 contracts on Monday night.
There was a time in the distant past when I was pretty sure that no one was tougher than me.
By next week, the people who make sure the nation has a player worthy of the Heisman trophy - and the ESPN primetime show devoted to it - will have had their say.
ATLANTA - Georgia Tech closed the game with a 19-4 run to rally from a 12-point deficit and beat Illinois 67-64 on Tuesday night in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge, giving the Illini their first loss. Illinois (7-1) led 60-48 before Georgia Tech (6-3) began its comeback. Marcus Georges-Hunt's drive with 1:48 remaining tied the game at 60-all. Daniel Miller's layup with 21 seconds ...
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. - Of all the memories from Tiger Woods' roots in Southern California, it's easy to overlook the time he made an appearance in the Tournament of Roses parade. OK, so he wasn't the grand marshal. And he had just turned 18. Woods, coming off his first U.S. Amateur title, rode on ...
A runoff election assured to produce a historic result went down to the wire Tuesday.
Tonight, we will likely know who the next mayor of Statesboro will be: Jonathan McCollar or Jan Moore.