Don't allow yourself to get discouraged if some of your big plans in the year ahead should run into a few snags. With determination and staying power, they'll survive the onslaught and things will work out in the long run.
COCHRAN - Heaven Hinton's layup with 2.4 left gave the Bulloch Academy Lady Gators a 38-36 win over Arlington Christian in the first round of the GISA Class AA state playoffs at Middle Georgia College on Wednesday.
RALEIGH, N.C. - A legal and ethical bind has brought executions to a halt in North Carolina: A federal judge ruled that a doctor must monitor the condemned for signs of pain. But the state's medical board has threatened to punish any doctor who takes part in an execution.
Some active, exciting times may be in store for you. There is likely to be important happenings that will result in improving things for you in areas where once only disappointment prevailed.
Charles Campbell was off duty in Augusta one day when he saw smoke.
LITHONIA, Ga. - Sprinkled among the black faces at New Birth Missionary Baptist Church, Hispanic worshippers listen intently to the congregation's leader, Bishop Eddie Long.
ATLANTA - Republican presidential hopeful John McCain said Tuesday that American forces are in for a long, difficult stay in Iraq and likened it to the United States' decades-long presence in South Korea.
DEAR ABBY: I have been in a relationship with a married man who is addicted to any drug, legal or otherwise, that he can possibly get his hands on. He's a kindergarten teacher and also a licensed boat captain.
Will Powell's 24 point effort in Friday's semifinal win over Frederica and five point output Saturday against Trinity Christian helped give Bulloch Academy its first region championship in basketball since 1992.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. - Wyoming, with its wide-open spaces and crisp, clear vistas, is starting to worry it has made itself too attractive in one respect: Convicted sex offenders from out of state are moving in, apparently because the laws are less restrictive.
BANJUL, Gambia - From the pockets of his billowing white robe, Gambia's president pulls out a plastic container, closes his eyes in prayer and rubs a green herbal paste onto the ribcage of the patient - a concoction he claims is a cure for AIDS.
DEAR DR. GOTT: It seems odd to be writing to a doctor clear across the United States for advice, but medicine isn't like it was years ago, when one doctor took care of all of your problems.
Sir Stuart Thomas said, "I am a man, not a duck, llama, or fish. Once a man, always a man."
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.
A man critically injured in a four-vehicle crash on U.S. 301 North Jan. 10 died Friday, said Georgia State Patrol Sgt. First-Class Christopher Wright.
ATLANTA - Georgia's biggest comeback of the Mark Richt era made Hutson Mason's first start one to remember. Todd Gurley ran for 122 yards and three touchdowns, including two scores after regulation, and Georgia rallied after trailing by 20 points in the first half to beat Georgia Tech 41-34 in overtime on Saturday night. Gurley's 25-yard touchdown run in the second and final overtime gave Georgia its first lead. "We just ...
Georgia Southern's Jelani Hewitt scored a career-high 38 points. Campbell's Quinton Ray didn't score any in regulation, and only two in overtime. Unfortunately for the Eagles, they were the game's most important points Ray stole the ball from GSU's Tre Bussey with 4 seconds remaining, drove the length of the court and laid it in off the glass at the buzzer as the Campbell Fighting Camels ...
WASHINGTON - John Wall had 26 points and 12 assists, Trevor Ariza scored 24 points and made five 3-pointers, and the Washington Wizards beat the Atlanta Hawks 108-101 on Saturday night. The Wizards have won six of their last eight, and have won eight games in November for the first time since 1984. Martell Webster added 19 points for Washington and also had five 3-pointers. Nene, who ...
ANN ARBOR, Mich. - The 110th game between Ohio State and Michigan might have been the most thrilling, a back-and-forth affair that came down to one final play. The Wolverines went for the win - and the Buckeyes stayed undefeated. Tyvis Powell intercepted Devin Gardner's 2-point conversion pass with 32 seconds left and No. 3 Ohio State held on for a 42-41 victory against Michigan on Saturday ...
SAO PAULO - Even before a crane dramatically collapsed and killed two workers at the Sao Paulo stadium, it was clear World Cup organizers would have their hands full trying to deliver all 12 venues by FIFA's end-of-December deadline. <p ...
There's never a dull day for the athletic director of a Football Bowl Subdivision program.
BOCA RATON, Fla. - Chenise Miller and Kimberly Smith each netted 11 points, and Florida Atlantic scored 34 points off turnovers to post an 82-58 women's basketball victory over Georgia Southern in the FAU Thanksgiving Tournament at FAU Arena Friday afternoon.
ATLANTA - Georgia Tech coach Paul Johnson this week pounced on a politely phrased suggestion that the state rivalry with Georgia has been a little lopsided in recent years.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Atlanta's Roddy White has had success like only a handful of wide receivers in NFL history. So missing three games this season and entering December with just 20 receptions has left the four-time Pro Bowler, "yelling and screaming at myself, trying to get my body to act right." Last season White ...
ATHENS - Charles Mann and Kenny Gaines each scored 14 points and Nemanja Djurisic added 10 points to help Georgia snap a four-game losing streak with a 71-53 victory over Appalachian State on Friday. Cameron Forte had eight points for the Bulldogs (2-4). Tevin Baskin finished with 20 points and Tab Hamilton scored all ...
The holiday shopping season started as a marathon, not a sprint.
Sheree White of Statesboro and Patrick L. Hepner Jr. of Brunswick, Ga., were united in marriage during a 4 p.m. ceremony held on June 22, 2013, at the First United Methodist Church in Statesboro.
ATLANTA - Georgia Tech linebacker Quayshawn Nealy expects no drop-off when junior quarterback Hutson Mason makes his first career start for Georgia.
DETROIT - Matthew Stafford and Reggie Bush did their part to keep the Aaron Rodgers-less Green Bay Packers in the game.
ARLINGTON, Texas - DeMarco Murray did the finishing work for the Dallas Cowboys. Backup Lance Dunbar made his job a lot easier.