As Renaldo Leon stands in the middle of the Boys and Girls Teen Center on this Monday afternoon, he constantly checks and rechecks the whereabouts of the teenagers. Like a mother hen, his eyes dart to and fro, taking in the perpetual motion of the 100-plus children playing and socializing.
Note: All information included in this report is taken from law enforcement incident reports and arrest records, which are public records and available for review at any and all local law enforcement agencies. Not every arrest leads to a conviction. Guilt or innocence is determined by the court system.
The annual Cotton Pickin' Harvest Festival will feature costume contests, hay rides, a candy trail and other traditional festival food and games as well as adding trick or treating as part of the festivities.
If you play in many pair events at duplicate tournaments, you know how important overtricks can be. If everyone else with your cards is making four spades exactly, you get a top board if you can bring home an overtrick. But when you move away from pairs and play in either a team event or Chicago, can you adjust, playing carefully to guarantee your contract and not worrying about those overtricks?
DEAR DR. GOTT: I am 51 years old, healthy, eat correctly, exercise and am not overweight. I work retail and am on my feet for many hours of the day. I do not take any medication. But I do have one problem. I can't wear any socks without leaving a deep impression on my legs. My feet tend to swell and sometimes even feel like they are burning.
Align yourself with strong, intelligent people in the year ahead so that much progress will be made and important goals can be achieved. Screen out in advance all those who merely talk a good story.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas - and it's only October.
TIPTONVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Neighbors and police officers have known for years that someone was setting a rash of fires in this small town, destroying buildings and sheds.
You can be extremely effective in fulfilling both your social and material desires by relying on your experiences of the past few years. It is now the time to use this knowledge to your advantage.
Truman Capote said, "I believe more in the scissors than I do in the pencil."
DEAR READERS: Yesterday I printed some of the feedback regarding my answer to "Feeling Guilty, Memphis, Tenn." after I urged her to wait until her serviceman fiance returned from Iraq before breaking their engagement. Today I will share more of them. Read on:
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Federal Reserve kept interest rates unchanged on Wednesday for a third consecutive meeting, hoping that a slowing economy will dampen a worrisome rise in inflation.
WASHINGTON (AP) - In a somber but combative pre-election review of a long and brutal war, President Bush conceded Wednesday that the United States is taking heavy casualties in Iraq and said, ''I know many Americans are not satisfied with the situation'' there.
DEAR DR. GOTT: My mother is 80 years old and was diagnosed with congestive heart failure about two years ago. In November, her left leg started to swell and is still swollen after 14 trips to the doctor. It is so bad that the lymph fluid is oozing through her pores into her socks. Her shoes don't fit. She does not have diabetes. Her main doctor, an internal-medicine specialist, has referred us to a dermatologist with no results. She has had a deep-vein-and-artery scan. Now we have been referred to a vein-and-artery surgeon who wants her to have an ...
DEAR ABBY: I'm a college sophomore living in a dorm. My best friend lives a few doors down. We have always had a wonderful, caring friendship and many things in common. Lately, however, she has not been spending much time with me. Normally this would not concern me because we are both very busy right now - but we recently had an argument in which I discovered her inability to handle confrontation.
Mrs. Margaret Geraldine "Nana" Owens Harvey
BROOKLET - Coming off a tough three-point loss to Bryan County last week, the Southeast Bulloch Yellow Jackets will look to notch their first win of the season tonight as they face the undefeated Dodge County Indians at Fred Shaver Field.
The last time Statesboro carried an 0-2 record into its third game of the season, the members of the 2014 Blue Devils were in diapers - if they had even been born yet. A team with a history of excellence such as Statesboro means that rough starts like the last 0-2 beginning in 1998 won't come around very often.
The third time will be the charm for the Bulloch Academy defense against highly-touted tailbacks.
SAVANNAH - The Screven County Gamecocks continued in dominating fashion on Thursday, hammering Windsor Forest 36-8 at Memorial Stadium.
The Royal and Ancient Golf Club at St. Andrews is no longer just for men.
ALBANY - Shirley Mae Almer died a few days before Christmas in 2008 at a Minnesota hospital where the 72-year-old woman was already weak with illness when she was fed peanut butter contaminated with salmonella.
NEW YORK - Home Depot said that 56 million debit and credit cards are estimated to have been breached in a data theft between April and September at its stores in the U.S. and Canada. That makes it the second-largest breach for a retailer on record.
Rural health care - and what to do about it - has emerged as a political issue during this election year.
Pittman Park United Methodist Church women's ministry invites area ladies to join them for tea on Saturday at 1 p.m.
The first Dr. Hudson J. Powell Sr. Memorial Scholarship Golf Tournament is fast approaching.
A man who has been missing since Wednesday from a personal care home "walked away voluntarily," and Bulloch County sheriff's investigators say they are seeking to find him for "his own safety."
Mr. Jesse L. Bath
ATLANTA - Christian Bethancourt had a three-run single to help the Atlanta Braves beat the Washington Nationals 3-1 on Wednesday night and preserve their fading playoff hopes.
ATLANTA - The short week came at a good time for the Atlanta Falcons.