It's a week like no other.
It's a diagnosis no one ever wants to hear: cancer. And when that dreaded finding is preceded by the word "childhood," the blow is even more devastating. Yet every year, parents of nearly 16,000 children in the United States hear those words, and more than 40,000 children undergo cancer treatment.
My previous column concluded that seniors generally are not more "sickly" than others, but many of their health problems are serious - and they are costly. Why?
Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy Perry Sumner Jr. of Statesboro announce the engagement of their daughter, Catherine Autrell Sumner, to Spenser Lake Findley, son of Pamela Daughtry-Simmons and the late Robby Sam Findley of Metter, Ga.
Note: The following is the first of a series of columns exploring the use of rivers in the early history of Georgia and Bulloch County.
Q: My 6-year-old daughter watched too many episodes of a certain TV show when she was sick, and now she doesn't want to go to sleep at night because she is having scary thoughts related to the show. She will come out of her room again and again complaining of these thoughts - mostly before she has gone to sleep, rarely in the middle of the night - and want to be tucked back in. How would you recommend handling this?
TOLEDO, Ohio - Responding to the crisis in Flint, Michigan, school officials across the country are testing classroom sinks and cafeteria faucets for lead, trying to uncover any concealed problems and to reassure anxious parents.
After serving for almost a year as interim chief, Laura McCullough was named Georgia Southern University's chief of police Thursday.
AUGUSTA, Ga. - The final pairing for a weekend at the Masters is what everyone wanted - Jordan Spieth and Rory McIlroy, winners at four of the last six majors.
Augusta National reminded us Friday that diamonds are made under pressure.
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - Carl Edwards became the seventh different pole winner in the seven NASCAR Sprint Cup races this season, posting the fast lap of 194.609 mph in the final round of qualifying for Saturday night's Duck Commander 500 at the Texas track where he has won three times.
ATLANTA - The St. Louis Cardinals set a major league record with three pinch-hit home runs while rallying from a four-run deficit to beat the Atlanta Braves 7-4 Friday night.
WASHINGTON - In any other election year, more than half the country holding an unfavorable impression of a candidate for president would be cause for alarm.
It is just after sundown. The yellow moon hovers in the navy blue sky and beneath it, far beneath it, where the sky meets the earth at a seam, a line of bright orange flames simmers. I stand on the front porch and watch a frothy lather of smoke floating off to the north.
"When Jesus saw his mother and the disciple whom he loved standing nearby, he said to his mother, 'Woman, behold, your son!' Then he said ...
Note: The following is part of a series of columns exploring use of rivers in the early history of Georgia and Bulloch County.
Ross Brandon Waters and Emily Brooke Cressell are happy to announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.
The health care system in the United States is broken. Regardless of the merits or lack thereof of the Affordable Care Act, core issues have ...
ATLANTA (AP) - Channing Frye scored a career playoff-high 27 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers kept up their 3-point barrage Friday night, pulling away in the ...
Taking advantage of a picture-perfect day at the practice fields located behind The Clubhouse, Tormenta FC - the Premier Development League franchise starting up in Statesboro ...
WASHINGTON - American employers signaled their caution about a sluggish economy by slowing their pace of hiring in April after months of robust job growth.
Despite a warm, spring day that often attracts many of Willow Pond Senior Care's residents outside to the porch, Marvin Judy is in the ...
Mrs. Alberta Carroll
By HORACE HOLLOMAN
Statesboro and Bulloch County joined millions across the nation Thursday to pray for the country during the noon hour for the 65th Annual National Day ...
Martha Ann Jones Drawdy
ATLANTA - When Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal recently vetoed bills allowing guns on college campuses and shielding religious people who deny people services based on their ...
WASHINGTON - Donald Trump's last Republican foe, Ohio Gov. John Kasich, ended his quixotic presidential campaign Wednesday, cementing Trump's remarkable triumph as his party ...