Mr. and Mrs. R. Kenny Stone of Statesboro announce the engagement of their daughter, Caroline Rebecca Stone of Statesboro, to Ryan Troy Hooker, son of James L. Hooker and the late Martha A. Hooker.
ATLANTA - The frenzied final day of the state's 40-day legislative term began Friday with the threat of a special session hanging over the hubbub of activity at the state Capitol.
Bryan County held Portal to one hit Friday in Pembroke and defeated the Panthers 2-0 in baseball action.
KILI FAQIRAN, Pakistan - The boy with the knife looks barely 12. In a high-pitched voice, he denounces the bound, blindfolded man before him as an American spy. Then he hacks off the captive's head to cries of ''God is great!'' and hoists it in triumph by the hair.
Perhaps you have seen the commercials. Perhaps you are or know a man that has to frequently go to the bathroom at night or rushes to the restroom on short notice. The truth is more than 50 percent of men greater than the age of 50 and 80 percent of men older than 70 have some degree of benign prostatic hypertrophy or BPH.
Plans have been finalized for the wedding of Chrissee Webb and Tyler Thompson.
Rebekah Faythe Rotton and John Bernard Lovell III were united in Christ on Saturday, December 30, 2006, at 6 p.m. at Statesboro First United Methodist Church. The Rev. Kevin Richardson of Dallas, Texas, performed the ceremony.
I am not a doctor. I don't even play one on television, but since being diagnosed with cancer I have seen plenty of doctors. Therefore I feel fairly knowledgeable about what it is like to experience the dreaded disease.
For the early riser in 18th Century Georgia, a newspaper was something to be treasured, and reread many times, before letting someone else take it from your home.
DEAR DR. GOTT: My husband, who is 51, has polycythemia vera. Every month for at least one week, he is either vomiting or extremely tired and sleeping almost 24 hours a day. When he gets to this point, he calls the doctor's office, and they do a blood test to see if he needs to have a pint of blood withdrawn. He always does need it by then. I think they ought to be able to do something for him before he gets to the point of being so sick he can't function. It seems like there is ...
WASHINGTON - The nation is profoundly split along gender, racial and other lines over gun violence and what the government should do to control it, despite near-universal sorrow over the Virginia Tech shootings, an AP-Ipsos poll has found.
UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. - Two AIDS doctors made a house call last month to the set of TV's ''Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.''
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DENVER - Once the province of activists and stoners, the traditional pot holiday of April 20 has gone mainstream in the first state in the nation to legalize recreational marijuana.
VATICAN CITY - Celebrating Easter Sunday, Christianity's most joyous and hopeful day, Pope Francis prayed for peace in Ukraine and Syria and for an end to the terrorist attacks in Nigeria that have targeted many Christians.
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NEW YORK - Jordan Walden got the final out with the bases loaded after Atlanta manager Fredi Gonzalez pulled star closer Craig Kimbrel, and the Braves held off the New York Mets 7-5 Saturday night.
BOSTON - "I need to run."
Nearly 24 hours after their three-game series was slated to begin, Samford battled through cold, damp conditions to claim a 7-2 victory over Georgia Southern.
JACKSON, Wyo. - No one can say precisely when the mountainside collapsing into this Wyoming resort town will give way. But it appears increasingly likely that when it does, it's going to take a piece of Jackson with it.
WASHINGTON - The United States is considering deploying about 150 soldiers for military exercises to begin in Poland and Estonia in the next few weeks, a Western official said Saturday. The exercises would follow Russia's buildup of forces near its border with Ukraine and its annexation last month of Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula.
INDIANAPOLIS - Jeff Teague scored a playoff career-high 28 points and Paul Millsap added 25 as eighth-seeded Atlanta rolled past top-seeded Indiana 101-93 on Saturday night, taking a 1-0 lead in the best-of-seven series.
HILTON HEAD ISLAND - Luke Donald believes he's got the right game on the right course - and is ready to make up for so many near-misses at the RBC Heritage.
SYLVANIA - More than two centuries after a daring British surprise attack routed American forces at Brier Creek, new efforts are underway to preserve one of Georgia's least explored Revolutionary War sites.
GROVETOWN, Ga. - Georgia's top Republican Senate hopefuls are scrambling to prove who'd be the most conservative opponent to take on Democratic favorite Michelle Nunn in a race that will help determine which party controls the Senate for the final two years of President Barack Obama's term.
Statesboro's VFW post has an aging membership, including World War II and Korean War veterans now in their 80s and 90s. Its leaders, several of whom pull double duty just to fill the slate of 12 officers, say the post will fold this year unless it can recruit younger veterans.
PARIS - Four French journalists held hostage in Syria for 10 months have been released, officials said Saturday, the latest batch of reporters to be freed in what has become the world's deadliest conflict for the media.
KATMANDU, Nepal - The rescuers moved quickly, just minutes after the first block of ice tore loose from Mount Everest and started an avalanche that roared down the mountain, ripping through teams of guides hauling gear.