DEAR ABBY: My son recently got in touch with me after almost four years of absolutely no contact. We had a falling-out years back, and neither of us could seem to put things behind us at the time and move on.
WASHINGTON - People are saving at the lowest level since the Great Depression, and that could be a problem for the millions of baby boomers getting ready to retire.
Saturday at noon in the parking lot in front of GSU's Hanner Fieldhouse, the fifth annual Hanner Hooligans Tailgate will take place before both the men and women's basketball games, and everyone is encouraged to attend.
In the year ahead, you might have to take care you do not make changes merely for change sake because you're uncertain of what you want out of life. If things aren't giving you trouble, don't rock the boat.
A native American gave the following piece of advice to Hubert Humphrey: "Be careful in revising those immigration laws of yours. We got careless with ours."
DEAR ABBY: My granddaughter, "Tiffany," quit school at 16 because she didn't like her teachers, and "all the kids did drugs." She got a job as a maid, then quit. She got the job back and was fired. She went to work in a restaurant. It lasted three days - you get the picture.
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.
DEAR DR. GOTT: In 1997, I was diagnosed with prostate cancer and underwent 35 radiation treatments. The treatment caused tissue damage to my anus and colon. During the eight years since treatment, I have been troubled with diarrhea. None of the advice/prescriptions given by my urologist, gastroenterologist and family physician have been able to provide help. The most relief I got, by using Imodium daily, was sporadic and not complete.
WASHINGTON - The outgoing top U.S. general in Iraq diplomatically aired his differences with the commander in chief on Thursday, telling lawmakers that President Bush has ordered thousands more troops into Iraq than needed to tamp down violence in Baghdad.
ATLANTA - An overnight winter storm dumped snow, sleet, freezing rain and rain across north Georgia on Thursday, causing about 30 county school systems to close their schools for the day.
WASHINGTON - The Senate voted overwhelmingly Thursday to boost the federal minimum wage by $2.10 to $7.25 an hour over two years, but packaged the increase with controversial tax cuts for small businesses and higher taxes for many $1 million-plus executives.
PARIS - A long-awaited report says global warming is ''very likely'' man-made, the most powerful language ever used on the issue by the world's leading climate scientists, delegates who have seen the report said Thursday.
Homeowners over age 65 on January 1, 2007 may be entitled to an exemption of the state portion of Property Tax on their personal residence, said Bulloch County Tax Assessor's Chief Appraiser John Scott.
Dell Merritt and Mary-Thomas King didn't know what to expect when they decided to get together. The two, who were freshman roommates at Georgia Teachers College in 1939, hadn't seen each other for 66 years, but the Georgia Southern Centennial gave them a good excuse to return to campus.
BOSTON - The fine grit in polluted air boosts the risk of heart disease in older women much more powerfully than scientists realized, a big federally funded study has found, raising questions of whether U.S. environmental standards are strict enough.
NEW YORK - Jason Collins spent part of his off day on Sunday shopping at Costco.
SOUTH BEND, Ind. - The first day of spring practice was a bit surreal for Notre Dame quarterback Everett Golson.
The $7.6 billion purchase of Health Management Associates by Community Health Systems makes East Georgia Regional Medical Center an affiliate of the largest for-profit chain of hospitals in the United States.
Ministers from several Statesboro churches will mark Ash Wednesday by offering "Ashes to Go," a new approach to a centuries-old Christian tradition.
The homemade, fresh-out-of-the-oven yeast rolls that welcomed you to Isabella's are no more. Owner, Donnie Catrabone made the difficult decision to close Isabella's after a three-year run.
With the retirement of podiatrist Dr. Robert W. Cushner, Atlantic Foot & Ankle Specialists has purchased his Family Podiatry Center and will now have two locations in Statesboro, but with different schedules.
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. Arrest photos are available for viewing at statesboroherald.com/arrests/
Two teenagers have been arrested in a series of vehicle break-ins at Statesboro High School, police said.
Attention, all community and region stakeholders! We need your help!
There is an old proverb, "It takes a village to raise a child," which is as true today as when this saying was documented. Dr. Calvin Mackie, in his book, "A View From The Roof," writes about five gifts to give your children: the gift of love, the gift of affection and touch, the gift of discipline, the gift of integrity and the gift of purpose.
I happened to turn on the old TV to a movie entitled, "Bruce Almighty." Here's a young man in his 30s who seems to be the typical loser individual: less qualified folks get promoted over him; he can't keep a girlfriend; his dog doesn't know the difference between a fire hydrant and his favorite chair; nothing ever seems to work out and God obviously doesn't like him; he doesn't like God, and if he were God, the world would be so much better off.
The following is the third of a four-part series on local African-Americans who are making positive contributions to their community. Part 4 will be published in Sunday's Viewpoints page.