Bulloch County and the City of Statesboro fell prey to almost every major disease that ravaged the rest of America during the 1800's., including "yellow fever," "Smallpox" and Influenza."
JERUSALEM - Scientists using American space technology have started a huge project to digitally photograph the Dead Sea Scrolls, the oldest known version of the Hebrew Bible, and post it on the Internet for all to see, Israeli authorities said Wednesday.
VENICE, Italy - George Clooney and Brad Pitt: Bachelor and family man.
BATUMI, Georgia - A U.S. military ship loaded with aid docked at a southern Georgian port Wednesday, and Russia sent three missile boats to another Georgian port as the standoff escalated over a nation devastated by war with Russia.
HARARE, Zimbabwe - Zimbabwe's opposition accused President Robert Mugabe of abandoning talks aimed at forming a unity government, and said Wednesday he would fail if he tried to rule alone.
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Marine commandant said Wednesday that his forces in Iraq's once-volatile western Anbar province can be reduced, as the military moves to hand over control of the region to the Iraqis next week.
WASHINGTON - The Bush administration is raising the stakes in a court fight that could change the balance of power between the White House and Congress.
DETROIT - Gov. Jennifer Granholm and Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick come from the same powerful Democratic political machine, yet they have had a strained relationship for years.
MOSCOW - Russia could cut poultry and pork import quotas by hundreds of thousands of tons, the country's agriculture minister said Wednesday. The move could hit American producers hard and comes amid heightened tensions between Moscow and Washington over the war in ex-Soviet Georgia.
If you are already exercising or planning on starting, NOW is a great time to start and take a Web trip across Georgia at the same time.
SHANGHAI, China - The murder case was supposed to be simple: A jobless man accused of killing six police officers in a rare stabbing rampage in China's largest city.
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - Dissidents in Malaysia's ruling party clamored for the prime minister to resign Wednesday after opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim returned to Parliament with a sweeping election victory.
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - A judge on Wednesday granted temporary guardianship to the husband of a woman on a feeding tube in a case similar to the lengthy legal dispute over whether Terri Schiavo should be kept alive.
FORT JACKSON, S.C. - Austin Swarner left high school to care for his mother while she fought a losing battle with cancer. Tony Brown wanted to begin supporting himself and left two classes shy of a diploma. Haelee Holden got tired of trying to make it through school while flipping burgers until 1 a.m.
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For those of you reading who believe you can control every little thing in your life, this isn't for you.
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Lori Durden, president of Ogeechee Technical College, recently announced that Jan Moore was named the college's vice president for Economic Development.
Sharing stories about young, passionate entrepreneurs is what I love most about writing.
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"If it ain't broke don't fix it" is a grossly overused cliche in today's world of sports, which is why it pains ...
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By MIKE ANTHONY
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JOLIET, Ill. (AP) - Erik Jones won the Truck Series title last year and is headed to Sprint Cup next year.