Provided you don't lose faith in yourself, a number of projects you were unable to complete in the past, or even get to at all, can be finalized to your satisfaction in the year ahead. Stay focused, and don't be a quitter.
At Rosa Parks' funeral in 2005, Jennifer Granholm, the Michigan governor, said, "Her greatness lay in doing what everybody could do but doesn't."
DEAR DR. GOTT: I have had the big "T" noise in my ears for many years. I attribute it to not using protection against loud noises when I was young and stupid - the big guns on the ship when I was in the Navy, hunting and many hours of firearms practice. I tried ginger treatment for a number of months, and it has not helped me. The twice-a-day capsules gave me heartburn, so I quit taking them. Oh well. Can you help me?
DEAR ABBY: My next-door neighbors are renovating their house to sell and have installed motion-sensor lights. Unfortunately, their floodlights shine on our deck and hot tub, and have destroyed our privacy. I have spoken to them about it several times. and they turned them off for a while.
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INDIANAPOLIS - Peyton Manning thumbed his way through questions about his injured throwing hand Wednesday.
ATHENS - Takais Brown scored 20 points, Sundiata Gaines had 19 and Georgia overcame a 17-point deficit to hand Kentucky its second straight Southeastern Conference loss, beating the Wildcats 78-69 in overtime Wednesday night.
DEAR ABBY: After reading your column this morning (Dec. 9) with the letter from the Arizona substitute teacher, I had to respond. I am also an older substitute teacher with white hair, and I, too, used to be offended when children would ask how old I am.
This week, we are looking at some suit combinations that arise with a reasonable frequency, but that are mishandled by many players.
WASHINGTON - Democrats' promise of a quick increase in the minimum wage ran aground Wednesday in the Senate, where lawmakers are insisting it include new tax breaks for restaurants and other businesses that rely on low-pay workers.
WASHINGTON - The Democratic-controlled Senate Foreign Relations Committee dismissed President Bush's plans to increase troops strength in Iraq on Wednesday as ''not in the national interest,'' an unusual wartime repudiation of the commander in chief.
Although your opportunities may be a bit larger and more plentiful than usual, you could have a tendency to take things for granted. If this is the case, you might not take full advantage of what's offered.
DEAR DR. GOTT: My husband has a problem that so far no doctor has been able to solve. First of all, he is 60 years old and doesn't have many health concerns. He has been to a urologist for a swollen prostate for which he takes Flomax and Avodart. He is also on metaprolol daily. About a year ago, he had a mild heart attack. His doctors put in a stent, and he has been doing great ever since. The problem is, we can't seem to have sex anymore without him having pain in his penis. He has ...
NEW ORLEANS - Wanted: Idealistic teachers looking for a Peace Corps-style adventure in a city in distress.
Georgia Southern's 2007 football schedule is likely to be officially released by the school later this week, athletic spokesman Pat Osterman said Tuesday.
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If you have turned on a TV or opened a newspaper in the past few months, you probably are aware Georgia chose not to expand Medicaid as part of the implementation of the Affordable Care Act.
DALLAS - Youngor Jallah spent the last three weeks confined to her small apartment with her children and boyfriend, fearing they had contracted the deadly Ebola virus from her mother's fiance.
ATLANTA - Democrat Michelle Nunn of Georgia is out with another ad showing her with former President George H.W. Bush, who's asked her not to use him in her campaign for the state's open Senate seat.
OSIJEK, Croatia - Former Auschwitz guard Jakob Denzinger lived the American dream.
ATLANTA - Democrat Jason Carter's call for a separate state education budget and his promise that it will increase funding for schools is the hallmark of his campaign for Georgia governor against incumbent Republican Nathan Deal.
It didn't take long for Brad Keselowski to earn an unpleasant reputation in NASCAR. He was aggressive on the track, brash and arrogant off of it, and rubbed most of his competitors the wrong way.
LONDON - Rejected time and again for the 2022 Winter Olympics, the IOC will soon be seeking suitors for the 2024 Summer Olympics.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Alex Gordon took a big rip at a batting-practice fastball, fouled it off badly into the cage, and ducked when the carom nearly hit him in the head.
CLAXTON - As football season began back in August the goal was clear for the Claxton Tigers.
This week is National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week, and Georgia Southern University's Office of Alcohol & Other Drugs Programs has a variety of student events planned throughout the week to bring attention to the serious public health issues posed by excessive drinking among college students.
The recent arrest of one man has cleared two burglary investigations, police said.
A first-grade teacher asks what she can do about a girl in her class who is completely undisciplined. After nearly two months of this teacher's best efforts, the child's behavior is no better. She is defiant and aggressive toward other kids, and often gets out of her seat and crawls around on the floor. Several years ago she taught the girl's older sister, who also had numerous discipline issues. The home is chaotic, so the teacher doubts she can expect much - if any - help from the parents.
The Georgia Recreation and Parks Association First District held its annual awards banquet last week in Statesboro. Among those in attendance receiving awards was the Statesboro-Bulloch County Parks and Recreation Department and its staff.
Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Brannen of Statesboro celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary October 16 on Fripp Island, South Carolina, with their children and grandchildren. The couple married October 16, 1964, at the Calvary Baptist Church. They have two children, Gary Brannen and Jonda Nelson, both of Statesboro; and five grandchildren.