DEAR ABBY: I'm 19 and dropped out of college in December 2005. After years of going through honors classes, I felt like I had nothing left. My brain was on cruise control. I was present but my mind wasn't. I'd go to class and feel like a shell.
You will discover that only you can accomplish your goals and desires. After waiting on others and being disappointed, you'll realize it is time to do for yourself, by yourself.
BAGHDAD, Iraq - Iraqi commanders are urging the Americans to go after Sunni targets as the first focus of the military push to secure Baghdad, displaying a sectarian tilt that is delaying full implementation of the plan to drive gunmen from the streets, U.S. officers say.
In "Works and Days," the classical Greek poet Hesiod wrote, "Observe due measure, for right timing is in all things the most important factor."
DEAR DR. GOTT: I am writing with regard to my husband. When he falls asleep at night or even in a chair during the day, his body jerks. There are times when his whole body shakes. I realize when we first fall asleep our body relaxes, but he jerks all night long.
Mr. and Mrs. Gregory Richard Haltiner of Augusta announce the engagement of their daughter, Andrea Lauren Haltiner, to John Drew Prosser, son of Mr. and Mrs. David Harry Prosser of Statesboro.
Mr. and Mrs. Terry D. Turner of Brooklet and Mr. and Mrs. Tal M. Akins of Statesboro announce the engagement of their daughter, Jessica Brooks Turner of Rincon, to Christopher Ray Ellrod, son of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Ellrod of Statesboro and Mr. and Mrs. Jason Livie of Pembroke.
Mr. and Mrs. Richard David Harter of Dublin, Ga., announce the engagement of their daughter, Sarah Marie Harter of Dublin, to Charles Stanley Akins, son of Mr. and Mrs. Dennis W. Akins and Cathy King of Statesboro.
Paul Hibbs of Statesboro announces the engagement of his daughter, Sarah Jean Hibbs of Atlanta, to Christopher Henson Keiser, son of Mr. and Mrs. Walter and Lynne Keiser of Fayetteville, Ga.
Steve and Roxanne Deal of Statesboro announce the engagement of their daughter, Heather Morgan Deal of Statesboro, to Jonathan Michael Taylor, son of Bill and Linda Taylor.
Buying clothes and supplies in preparation for your new baby is exciting. But with so many products to choose from, making decision may be confusing.
My friend Alan Smith relates a story that supposedly took place on an ocean liner sometime in the middle of the last century. Seated in one of the ship's dining rooms, comedic/dramatic actress Billie Burke (whose film credits involve some 88 titles from 1916 to 1960, including the 1937 "Topper" series) noticed another passenger who seemed to be suffering from severe head congestion. She asked him if he was feeling ill, to which he replied he was.
Mr. and Mrs. James W. Scott of Sylvania announce the engagement and wedding of their son, James W. Scott Jr., to Amy M. Hodges, daughter of William H. Hodges and Debbie Williams of Rincon and Karen M. Hodges and Ricky C. Lewis of Sylvania.
Daniel Martin Worley was one of my first Eagle Scouts in old Troop 2 of Marietta, Ga. He was a natural leader.
Joanne H. NeSmith and Ken L. NeSmith of Statesboro announce the engagement of their daughter, Jennifer Alane NeSmith, to Travis Daniel Bray, son of Ranee A. Bray and the late Herman Daniel Bray of Statesboro.
Mr. Chris Ronald Lanier
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.
BOSTON - With an expanded field of runners and the memory of last year's bombings elevating interest in one of the world's great races, the 2014 Boston Marathon could bring an unprecedented wave of visitors and an influx of tourism dollars to the area.
WASHINGTON - Democrats sweating this year's elections may be hoping that the Obama administration's latest delay to the proposed Keystone XL pipeline takes a politically fraught issue off the table for the midterms.