DEAR DR. GOTT: I have contracted poison ivy for the fourth time this year. I wear long pants, shirts with long sleeves, a hat and fresh gloves each time I go out to cut the lawn. I launder my clothing immediately, shower with soap and still end up with poison ivy. It is bad enough on my extremities, but, inevitably, I get it around my eyes. The swelling and blistering are so bad that it not only interferes with my vision but causes me to look like I have been in a fight or a bad accident. I have twice ...
Mornings are cooler and leaves of all shades are beginning to litter the ground – sure signs that October has arrived in the Boro. Enjoy the month with time spent outdoors, parade-watching and fair-going, visits to football games, and candy-searches at fall festivals. Incorporate the following celebrations and make every day a holiday.
DEAR DR. GOTT: I am confused about sleep aids. I am 81 years old and in very good shape. I take five to six Benadryl every month to help me sleep. Now you mention Melatonin. Is that better? You mention Ambien, but that is a prescription. Is it safe for me to continue with Benadryl? When I have used them up, should I buy Melatonin?
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Captain John White dropped off Sir Walter Raleigh's famous Roanoke Island colonists in 1587 and then went back to Britain. When he returned with supplies and more colonists, the colonists were gone. They found only two signs giving them a clue as to what had happened: the letters "CRO" were carved into a tree; and the word "CROATAN" was carved into a fence.
When Joy Deal first started coordinating the after school program for the Statesboro-Bulloch County Parks and Recreation Department 15 years ago, there were 89 students involved at four schools.
Henry J. Tillman claimed: "The saying 'Getting there is half the fun' became obsolete with the advent of commercial airlines."
DEAR DR. GOTT: What is the best way to dry dishes? I mean, where would there be the fewest germs, and what would be the most healthful approach for the people using the dishes? One person I talked to will wash the dishes, take a towel and dry the dishes, then put them away. I say put them on a drainer, let them air dry, then put them away. Who would you say is correct?
That to which you aspire will have an excellent chance of being achieved in the year ahead, owing to the fact you'll be more pragmatic than you've been in the past. And you will now take measures to make your dreams realities.
Novelist and screenwriter Rita Mae Brown claimed: "For you to be successful, sacrifices must be made. It's better that they are made by others, but failing that, you'll have to make them yourself."
When I heard that Paul and Beverly MacGregor had been to Ireland (not once but four times) I invited them to visit, bring pictures and report on the Emerald Isle.
DEAR ABBY: My sister, "Cindy," and some of her friends have been playing the "choking game" where you deprive yourself of oxygen by tying something around your neck in order to get high. They say it's safe because they do it with someone else there to make sure they're OK. However, last week there was an article in the paper about a boy who died doing it.
In the year ahead, the degree of success you can achieve will be dependent upon how much you believe in yourself and/or your abilities. If you don't think you're capable enough, you'll prove yourself right.
DEAR ABBY: "Had It in Arlington, Wash." (8/29) was upset because her teenaged stepchildren didn't give her husband, their father, gifts even though he was generous with them.
In a world filled with strife and negativity, a visit to Roy and Deborah Thompson's "Triple T Ranch" takes one back to a simpler time, when kids played cowboys and Indians, when families ate dinner together, when things like jobs, technology and crime didn't intrude as much as they do today.
Lives were changed during the seventh annual R.E.A.D.Y. 2000 Inc. Summer Enrichment Camp, held last month at the W.W. Mann Center and The Body of Christ Assembly, Inc.
Under the direction of Statesboro Youth Ballet director Jurijs Safonovs, students completed two weeks of rigorous study at the Averitt Center for the Arts Summer Ballet Intensive Friday.
DLocal officer completes DUI training course
On June 18, 25 members of the Statesboro Youth Chorale serenaded passengers of the 11:38 a.m. Jet Blue flight from Savannah to John F. Kennedy International Airport.
Soccer - or football, as it's known in the rest of the world - is deadly serious business in the United Kingdom.
Candler County and Evans County may not be identical twins, but they have more in common than many siblings, and they remain joined at the hip. Created by acts of the Georgia Legislature in the summer of 1914 with ratification by voters that fall, both are now celebrating their 100th birthdays.
Four recent graduates received $1,000 scholarships from Bulloch County's Georgia Association of Educators chapter on June 13 during a special banquet to honor their achievements. Sydney Davis and Andreas Ward of Statesboro High School, Brantley Spence of Portal Middle High School and Preston Smith of Southeast Bulloch High School each attended the event with their families and shared their future plans.
Eric Riggs, a rising 10th-grade student at Southeast Bulloch High School, was selected as the winner of the Georgia Forestry Foundation's 2014 "Forestry: A Foundation for Our Future" artwork and slogan contest in the ninth–12th grade category. GFF awarded Riggs and SEBHS a prize package valued at $35,000. More than 1,000 students statewide participated, and Riggs' artwork was selected from 56 entries that were chosen to be judged.
Man of the Decade
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