NEW ORLEANS - An activist who has been a leader in efforts to rebuild a New Orleans neighborhood destroyed by Hurricane Katrina was sentenced Wednesday to five years of probation for his role in a loan fraud scheme.
ACCOKEEK, Md. - In a matter of seconds, a lonely stretch of rural road in the middle of the night can become a raceway.
The Eagles Nest - February 27, 2008
WASHINGTON - Attorney General Michael Mukasey met briefly Wednesday with government prosecutors at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, as the U.S. prepares its case against six al-Qaida suspects accused of being responsible for the 9/11 attacks.
WASHINGTON - President Bush said Wednesday the United States has not yet reached agreement with the Czech Republic to allow installation of a U.S. missile-defense radar there, but that the two sides are close.
BAGHDAD - Shiite pilgrims headed to a major religious gathering were again targeted by extremists Wednesday when a roadside bomb detonated near a bus in Baghdad, killing one traveler, police said.
Yesterday's deal occurred during the 1978 Spingold Knockout Teams at the Summer Nationals in Toronto. This was the very next board of the match.
More than your share of opportunities will present themselves in the year ahead, but unless you see them as good possibilities, you won't capitalize on them. Don't be afraid to be who you are and to live life to the fullest.
DEAR DR. GOTT: Please enlighten me about "dry eye." I have worn glasses for more than 60 years without any problems. I am 87 years old, and about two months ago, I had cataract surgery on both eyes. The left eye has developed "dry eye." My doctor told me to use eye drops and warm compresses. The pharmacies have umpteen brands and prices to choose from. What kind of drops should I use? How many times a day should they be used? Can this condition lead to anything more serious, such as detached retina? In addition to the eye being ...
DEAR ABBY: My husband and I have been married for 35 years. The first 30 were pretty much devoted to raising children.
St. MARTIN, Jersey - Police on Wednesday broke into a bricked-up room in the cellar of a children's home that is the focus of a child abuse investigation on this British island.
ATLANTA (AP) - All children - not just those under 5 - should get vaccinated against the flu, a federal advisory panel said Wednesday.
(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.)
WASHINGTON -The Afghan government under President Hamid Karzai controls just 30 percent of the country, the top U.S. intelligence official said Wednesday.
BEIJING - When 16,000 athletes and officials show up this summer, they will be able to turn the taps and get drinkable water - something few Beijing residents ever have enjoyed.
ATLANTA - Al Horford was able to return to the court after dislocating his right pinky finger in the first game of the playoffs.
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.