It started out innocently. I always dreamed of having a garden enclosed by ivy-covered walls, like the pictures I had seen of English country cottages. The naked cinder block wall in my back yard cried out for cover. Here was my chance to begin the garden I always wanted. With a small piece of rooted English ivy (Hedera helix) from a friend, I began my long-dreamed-of ivy covered walls.
Even if you're just a casual sports fan, you may recall the incident during the 1996 baseball season when Baltimore's Roberto Alomar, enraged at the umpire's call of "strike three," intentionally spat in the ump's face! Few actions have caused more uproar in any sport. His five-game suspension was little more than a slap on the wrist in the assessment of many fans. But that was the least of it. The shunning of Alomar by many, and his own self-condemnation, made life a nightmare For months the feelings between him and the umpire remained sour.
Mr. and Mrs. Erik Lance D'Zamko of Jefferson, Ga., announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Breanna Rose D'Zamko, to Matthew Branden Groover, son of Mr. and Mrs. Warren Bruce Groover of Statesboro.
There were three basic types of agricultural farm ownership in Bulloch County at the turn of the 20th century. First, of course, was private ownership of the land. Secondly, there were two types of tenancy arrangements: the first, where the landlord collected rent from the tenant; and the second, where the landlord collected a percentage of the crops.
Keirra Faith Nicole
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.
LA TOUSSUIRE, France - Chris Froome always expected his rivals to throw everything at him and his Tour de France race lead. He just didn't expect that would happen when he was stopped by the side of the road.
Bulloch County sheriff's investigators arrested a man Thursday who they say had inappropriate involvement with a juvenile.
Mr. and Mrs. Brett Tanner are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Tara Michele Tanner, to Garnel Andrew Lanier, son of Mr. and Mrs. Craig Clark and Mr. and Mrs. Gary F. Lanier Sr., all of Statesboro.
Mr. Frank Lamonte
The music of one of the most popular bands of all time will be the centerpiece of a fundraising concert staged by the Bulloch County Foundation for Public Education.
The fortunes of several potential Southeastern Conference contenders could hinge largely on players returning from serious injuries.
ATLANTA - Jurgen Klinsmann strolled into the room in the basement of the Georgia Dome, not looking overly concerned about the biggest upset loss in U.S. men's soccer history.
The players' union proposed a settlement on Tom Brady's four-game suspension last week that was "met with silence" by the NFL, a person familiar with the proposal told The Associated Press.
PITTSBORO, Ind. - Jeff Gordon felt right at home Thursday back in small-town Indiana.
Ms. Barbara Ann Black Barnes
ATLANTA - Jamaica stunned the United States with a pair of first-half goals, one off a blunder by goalkeeper Brad Guzan, and held on for a 2-1 victory in the Gold Cup semifinals Wednesday night that dealt the Americans their biggest upset defeat.
WASHINGTON - The 11 million Americans who receive Social Security disability face steep benefit cuts next year, the government said Wednesday, handing lawmakers a fiscal and political crisis in the middle of a presidential campaign.
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. - Twenty Marines and two Navy corpsmen were in the middle of an otherwise mundane task, just checking their equipment after a training mission, when the silver Mustang convertible came barreling through the gates of the reserve center on the banks of the Tennessee River.
NEW YORK - More than 1 in 5 sexually active teen girls have used the morning-after pill - a dramatic increase that likely reflects that it's easier now for teens to buy the emergency contraceptive.