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Mr. and Mrs. Ronnie Fleming of Millen are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Miss Virginia Elizabeth Fleming, to Mr. Chad Foy Fordham, son of Mr. and Mrs. Burney Fordham of Brooklet.
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph J. Stuckey Jr. of Portal announce the engagement of their daughter, Julie Alicia Stuckey, to Jeffrey Riley Bunn, son of Mrs. Winnie Raffield Bunn and the late Hyland Clifford Bunn.
Mr. and Mrs. Jeff S. Akins of Statesboro announce the engagement of their daughter, Courtney Anne Akins of Statesboro, to Derick Jason Sharpe, son of Mr. and Mrs. Michael G. Sharpe.
Mr. and Mrs. Harold Bishop Hodgson III of Athens, Ga., announce the engagement of their daughter, Cynthia Lynn Hodgson, to Christopher Dallas LeMaster, son of Mr. and Mrs. Chris LeMaster of Rocky Ford.
MADRID, Spain - Both of Spain's major political parties called off all election campaigning nationwide Friday after a former city councilman was shot dead in the Basque region.
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic - Colombian President Alvaro Uribe said Friday that Colombian rebels helped Ecuadorean President Rafael Correa get elected, citing as evidence a rebel's letter seized during a cross-border raid that has sparked an international crisis.
BOGOTA, Colombia - Colombian security forces carrying out an arrest warrant Friday for a rebel leader killed a man in a shootout and were trying to confirm his identity, an official in the chief prosecutor's office said Friday.
BAGHDAD - It was a beautiful evening and the streets of Baghdad's Karradah neighborhood were packed with shoppers and young people mingling at the start of the Iraqi weekend - then the extremists struck, again.
CANTON, Miss. - Fresh off a trio of primary victories, Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton sought to set low expectations for Tuesday's primary in Mississippi by telling Democrats that even if they support her opponent the moment is historic.
ATLANTA - Republican presidential candidate John McCain, who has said economics isn't his strong suit, said Friday tax cuts and job training are needed to lift an economy that is either in recession or is headed toward one.
WASHINGTON - A Barack Obama adviser resigned Friday after calling rival Hillary Rodham Clinton ''a monster.''
WASHINGTON - The Federal Reserve is taking bigger steps to ease the nation's credit crisis, including increasing the amount of loans it plans to make available to banks this month to $100 billion.
WASHINGTON - Lawmakers confronted corporate executives Friday about how they managed to take home hundreds of millions of dollars in compensation while their companies were taking a financial nosedive from the subprime mortgage crisis.
WASHINGTON - At a cost of nearly $42 million, the IRS wants you to know: Your check is almost in the mail.
ANAHEIM, Calif. - Los Angeles Angels outfielder Josh Hamilton is meeting with Major League Baseball officials about a disciplinary issue.
It was a sad day in August 1977 for Elvis Presley fans. The iconic singer died too soon. With nothing left but his legacy, fans held on to his memory.
Mrs. Margaret V. Anderson
Nope, this isn't about Cormac McCarthy's novel. This is more along the lines of the aging process. I have listed some of the aggravations concerning this topic in the past. Namely stuff like the lessening of hand-eye coordination, lack of stamina, having to take numerous pills, and the inability to keep up with young boys on the basketball court to name a few. This issue reared its ugly head again recently battering me in a most merciless manner.
ATLANTA - The Atlanta Hawks took the lead with a 13-0 run in the third quarter and went on to a 104-87 victory Wednesday night over the Dallas Mavericks, who were without suspended guard Rajon Rondo.
INGLEWOOD, Calif. - The Inglewood City Council unanimously approved a $2 billion stadium plan backed by St. Louis Rams owner Stan Kroenke that clears a path for the NFL to return to the Los Angeles area for the first time in two decades.
MIAMI - A chemist working out of his suburban South Florida garage was sentenced Wednesday to 18 months in prison for supplying banned performance-enhancing substances to a clinic whose customers included professional baseball players such as New York Yankees star Alex Rodriguez.
SAVANNAH - A police officer who fatally shot a handcuffed man won't face criminal charges after a grand jury concluded Wednesday that the suspect was armed with a handgun police missed while patting him down.
Bulloch County sheriff's investigators are seeking information on a South Carolina man suspected in a burglary that occurred early Wednesday in far southeastern Bulloch County.
ATLANTA - The Georgia House overwhelmingly passed a bill Wednesday to legalize cannabis oil for the treatment of nine major health problems, including sickle cell disease added at the last minute.
A Bulloch County mother hopes someone will help find her teenage son.
ATLANTA - The state of Georgia on Wednesday delayed the execution of its only female death row inmate, ahead of a winter storm forecast to hit many areas with several inches of snow.
Snow fell on the Deep South on Wednesday as another storm brought nasty weather to the region, walloping places that were hit hard just last week.
Summer may seem far away, but it's not too early for high school students to begin planning for an exciting experience.
Bulloch Academy point guard Ashley Burke used her superb ball-handling skills and quickness to lead the Lady Gators to a 61-46 victory over Deerfield-Windsor School in the opening round of the GISA Class AAA girls' basketball tournament Tuesday night.