DEAR ABBY: My wife thinks I have a problem because I do not have a close relationship with my mother. We go for weeks without talking or seeing each other, and it doesn't bother me. Since I was about 13, my parents were hardly ever around. My mom was a workaholic, and my dad was an alcoholic, so I became totally self-sufficient.
HONOLULU - All six crew members aboard a B-52 bomber that crashed off Guam were killed, the Air Force said Wednesday as the search effort shifted focus from rescue to recovery of the crew and pieces of the wreckage.
WASHINGTON - About 2 million Americans get a raise Thursday as the federal minimum wage rises 70 cents. The bad news: Higher gas and food prices are swallowing it up, and some small businesses will pass the cost of the wage hike to consumers.
CARROLLTON, Ga. - As blue-collar and white-collar jobs alike continue to get chopped across the country and the housing market continues to spiral downward, many families are left wondering where their next meal will come from. Soup kitchens have long been an option for those down on their luck, but in tough economic times, even they are struggling to put food on the table.
JUNEAU, Alaska - The fate of a multibillion dollar pipeline that could unlock 4.5 billion cubic feet of North Slope gas reserves daily and power North American homes and businesses for decades now rests in the hands of 20 Alaska state senators.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Wednesday July 23, 2008
(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.)
PITTSBURGH - The head of a prominent cancer research institute issued an unprecedented warning to his faculty and staff Wednesday: Limit cell phone use because of the possible risk of cancer.
Herb Caen, a journalist, columnist and author who died in 1997, said, "A man begins cutting his wisdom teeth the first time he bites off more than he can chew."
Those who haven't been measuring up to your personal standards will be dropped from your list of associates in the year ahead. Weeding out the ones who hold you back will provide a rich soil to grow and develop.
DEAR DR. GOTT: After reading your column about Zostavax, I had to write.
NEW YORK - Microsoft founder Bill Gates and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg are pooling their piles of money to pour $375 million into a global effort to cut smoking.
CHICAGO - Behind their down-home names, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are so vital to the economy that the government scrambled to offer them a lifeline. But what exactly are they, and what do they do?
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Tuesday July 22, 2008
Winston Churchill said, "Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened."
Over the past week, downtown has been flooded with teenagers, college students and even some tech-savvy adults.
AgSouth Farm Credit, as part of the national Farm Credit System, is celebrating 100 years of service to agriculture and rural communities throughout this month.
In just two weeks, I'll have under my belt my first semester of culinary school. I've never been more interested to learn. In ...
Mr. and Mrs. David Keith Stone of Claxton announce the engagement of their daughter, Britani Nicole Stone, to Luke Andrew Thompson, son of Ms. Trudy ...
BATON ROUGE, La. - Three officers are confirmed dead and three others wounded after a shooting in Baton Rouge, a sheriff's office spokeswoman said Sunday ...
Note: The following is part of a series of columns exploring the use of rivers in the early history of Georgia and Bulloch County.
One of the more powerful parenting memes to emerge from the parenting revolution of the late '60s and early '70s was "Children deserve reasons." To ...
This country is in the midst of a drug crisis, and it is steadily getting worse.
In 1892, J.G. Dailey wrote the beautiful hymn with a beautiful theme: "Why Did My Savior Come to Earth?" It's a hymn that ...
TROON, Scotland - Henrik Stenson and Phil Mickelson delivered what everyone expects out of a major championship.
LOUDON, N.H. - Kyle Busch had an expected result in his unexpected NASCAR start.
ATLANTA - The Atlanta Braves' horrible season keeps getting worse.
Dre Lawson has hit a few home runs in his career, but his trip around the bases after sending a ball sailing over the left ...
Mrs. Angela "Angie" Stephens Bird
As the (somewhat) cooler temperatures of fall slowly creep into view, football is always a hot issue in Statesboro.