The annual parade of athletes followed by a fireworks display will kick off the recreation department's baseball and softball season tonight at Mill Creek Park. The event, now in its seventh year, will also include music, exhibition games, tattoo art, balloons as well as the traditional first pitch of the season and comments from local dignitaries.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Two children were found dead in a home Thursday morning by police sent to check on them after an armed University of Louisville student was briefly involved in a hostage situation on campus.
DEAR ABBY: I recently moved in with my 41-year-old fiance, "Sean." He's a great guy, never married, no children, and I love him dearly.
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WASHINGTON - The Army has suspended a Miami Beach company from government contract work for reportedly providing Chinese-made ammunition to the Afghanistan army, in violation of its contract and U.S. law.
WASHINGTON - The economy nearly sputtered out at the end of the year and is probably faring even worse now amid continuing housing, credit and financial crises.
The year ahead promises to be a red-letter one because you will make positive changes in your life. Although they won't be disruptive, they will be exceptionally effective in bringing about many of your fondest wishes and desires.
DEAR DR. GOTT: I have received information from a friend that you have a theory that spraying nitroglycerin on the hands and feet of a neuropathy patient may be of some help. I'd like to know where I can get this spray.
WASHINGTON - The Cosco Busan was the only big ship to get under way the morning it sideswiped the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge, as at least four other large vessels waited out the heavy fog, the Coast Guard said Thursday.
WASHINGTON - The chief U.S. envoy for nuclear disarmament of North Korea plans to travel to South Korea at a time when the talks appear stalled.
WASHINGTON - Rates on 30-year mortgages edged down slightly this week, staying below 6 percent, although rates on other types of mortgages rose.
WILKES-BARRE, Pa. - A judge known for creative sentencing has ordered three Spanish-speaking men to learn English or go to jail.
LONDON - Nicolas Sarkozy did most of the talking, but it was his wife who made the headlines.
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - Gov. Anibal Acevedo Vila was charged Thursday with 19 counts in a campaign finance probe, including conspiracy to violate U.S. federal campaign laws and giving false testimony to the FBI.
WASHINGTON - The razor-sharp beaks that giant squids use to attack whales - and maybe even Captain Nemo's submarine - might one day lead to improved artificial limbs for people.
NEW YORK - Atlanta Braves reliever Andrew McKirahan was suspended for 80 games Monday following a positive test for a banned substance under Major League Baseball's drug program.
BOSTON - Lelisa Desisa won his first Boston Marathon in 2013.
The three members that make up the Migos rap group face drug and firearm charges after their concert Saturday night at Hanner Fieldhouse was interrupted and they were arrested.
Delete Question: Do you have any suggestions for growing thyme? Mine almost always rots. Are there any varieties that are best for Georgia?
Mr. and Mrs. Lee and Hollie Eckles of Statesboro announce the engagement of their daughter, Mary Elizabeth, to William Warrren Ball Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Warren and Roxella Ball of Statesboro.
Scott and Beth Wilson of Statesboro are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter, Allison Marie Wilson, to Neal Inman Groover, son of Alan and Dawn Groover of Bellville, Ga.
Just past the shed, along what would be a fencerow - if there was a fence - the field lies flat and even. Not like a pane of glass, but like a table covered in a cloth smoothed by hands smelling of dish soap and lotion, with vague and uneven undulations that beg to be smoothed. Cut over and harrowed, it holds no sign of what grew there last year or the year before, or the decades of years before.
(Note: The following is part of a series of columns looking at the establishment and growth of doctors, hospitals and the health industry in Georgia and Bulloch County.)
There is a lot of skepticism about God today - as there has almost always been. Whether from atheists who deny God's existence, agnostics who aren't sure about the existence of God; or pessimists who doubt God's nature, who ask questions such as, "Where is God when bad things happen?" or, "Why does God allow evil?" These are not unusual ideas or questions, and honest questioners deserve an honest response.
The last man to shoot an American president now spends most of the year in a house overlooking the 13th hole of a golf course in a gated community.
HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. - Troy Merritt felt the fear Saturday he experienced during his successful amateur career. The third-round leader at the RBC Heritage expects another healthy dose Sunday.
BRISTOL, Tenn. - Joey Logano led flag-to-flag Saturday to win the Xfinity Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway.
TORONTO - Alex Wood and the Atlanta Braves held Toronto's lineup in check for much of the game. Just not long enough.
Editor's note: On April 19, 1995, a former U.S. Army soldier parked a rented Ryder truck packed with explosives outside a federal building in Oklahoma City. The blast killed 168 people and injured more than 500 others, and the attack is the worst homegrown terror attack on American soil.