WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - Florida authorities closed their case Friday against former U.S. Rep. Mark Foley, saying he won't face charges for allegedly sending salacious computer messages to underage male pages because prosecutors couldn't prove the authenticity of the chats.
SAN DIEGO - A California congressional delegation asked President Bush on Friday to posthumously award the Medal of Honor to a Marine who was chosen to receive only the second-highest medal the Navy can bestow for valor.
GALVESTON, Texas - Authorities laid out a plan Friday - a week after Hurricane Ike began lashing the Texas coast with 110-mph winds and relentless storm surge - to let about 45,000 anxious evacuees back onto Galveston Island for good.
If you live anywhere that's susceptible to tropical weather - even if you just follow the news during hurricane season - you've heard the plea from mayors and governors: Once the storm arrives, stay indoors and off the roads, so you can be safe and emergency personnel can do their jobs.
FORT MORGAN, Ala. - When the waves from Hurricane Ike receded, they left behind a mystery - a ragged shipwreck that archeologists say could be a two-masted Civil War schooner that ran aground in 1862 or another ship from some 70 years later.
LAS VEGAS - Testimony resumed Friday in the O.J. Simpson armed robbery and kidnapping trial after jurors made an unannounced field trip to the scene of the alleged crime at a casino hotel.
Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Nash of Brooklet recently celebrated their 50th Wedding Anniversary at their home. The couple was married on September 20, 1958, at Cathedral of St. John the Baptist in Savannah. Mrs. Nash is the former Peggie Dickerson of Brooklet, daughter of the late Lawrence and Velma Dickerson of Brooklet. Jerry is the son of the late Elizabeth and Theron Nash of Springfield, Mo., and is retired from UPS. The couple has three daughters, Sandy VanDeusen of Monroe, Ga., and Connie Glick and Julie Stokes, both of Brooklet; and five grandchildren, Candice McAlum, Alison VanDeusen, Trevor Alderman, Jud ...
The name Brannen is the anglicized version of six different Irish septs (similar to Scottish clans). Four were "O Braonain," one was "O Branain," and one "Mac Branain." The O'Braonains ruled northeastern County Kilkenny, while Mac Branains ruled eastern County Roscommon. While some families spell their name Brynan, Brynnan, Brenan, Brannan, and Brannion, most used Brannen.
Like adults, young children experience angry feelings. Anger is a common emission in childhood - the tough part is learning how to handle anger without hurting others. Many adults have learned to ignore anger, or to express these feelings by hitting or yelling at someone. As a result, adults often deal with a child's anger by demanding that he or she stop being angry. They might send a child to his or her room until the child can behave better or hit the child to drive the message home. The problem is that these strategies do not teach children appropriate ...
Kristi Leigh Hofstadter became the bride of David Skye Duke during a ceremony held on August 16, 2008, at 6:30 p.m. at the fountain in Forsyth Park in Savannah. The Rev. Steven Schulte officiated.
Mr. and Mrs. Tommy Childs of Statesboro are pleased to announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Amanda Hope Childs, to Daniel Albert Smith, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joey Smith of Sharpsburg, Ga.
Plans for the wedding of Jessica Redmond and Mathew DeLoach have been finalized.
Harold and Elizabeth "Betty" Faille will celebrate their 75th wedding anniversary on September 24, 2008. They were married in 1933 in Kingston, N.Y. They have lived in many places, including South America, becoming residents of Statesboro in 2005. They currently reside at Willow Pond Assisted Living. Their family, Richard (wife, Jean) of Blairsville, Ga., Grace of Statesboro and Harold Jr. (wife, Kathryn) of Auburntown, Tenn., joins in congratulating them on many years together. They have been blessed with five grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
DETROIT - Ken Cockrel Jr. was sworn in as mayor Friday, vaulted into office by a sex scandal that destroyed the reign of Kwame Kilpatrick and threw the nation's 11th-largest city into chaos for months.
NEW YORK - Nneka Ogwumike put up career numbers this season for Los Angeles and was arguably the most consistent impact player in the league.
WASHINGTON - The federal charges portraying Manhattan bombing suspect Ahmad Khan Rahami as a man bent on murderous destruction set the stage for the most anticipated ...
Mr. Mikell C. "Mike" Boyett
Just like any team in the country, Georgia Southern is looking to improve as the college football season moves into its fourth week of play.
A 10-strikeout outing from Brinson Anne Rogers vaulted Statesboro High to what was arguably the biggest win in program history - a 3-1 defeat of Ware ...
ATLANTA - For Georgia Tech, it's a chance to put to rest all reminders of that dismal 2015 season.
WASHINGTON - This summer's weather was relentless and hellish, crowded with the type of record-smashing extremes that scientists have long warned about.
ATLANTA - Gasoline should begin flowing again Wednesday - through a temporary bypass on a critical pipeline - after a major leak in Alabama forced a shutdown that ...
Several local churches and members of the Concerned Clergy of Bulloch County are working together to sponsor an event called "Bridging the Gap: Community Day ...
GigaBT Residential Internet Service - Recently, Bulloch Telephone Cooperative announced availability of GigaBT Residential Internet Service, enabling members of the cooperative to upgrade to the fastest ...
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NEW YORK - Aaron Blair won for the first time in 13 major league starts, Freddie Freeman drove in three runs off a misfiring Noah Syndergaard ...
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - Falcons coach Dan Quinn believes in the law of averages evening out.
ATHENS, Ga. - There has been good reason to question Georgia's worthiness as a Top 25 team for three straight weeks.
By CHRIS STANLEY