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November 22 - Melrose Akins Callaway, age 88, passed away Friday, November 21, at East Georgia Regio

Melrose Akins CallawayMellie NeSmith Funeral Home CLAXTON -- Melrose Akins Callaway, age 88, passed away Friday, November 21, at East Georgia Regional Medical Center after a short illness. Paul...

November 21, 2014 | | Obituaries

Georgia again turns to Chubb against Buccaneers

ATHENS - Jamey Chadwell has confidence his Charleston Southern players won't be awed by their first visit to No. 9 Georgia. The coach said that Charleston Southern, a FCS school, has visited other...

November 21, 2014 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | UGA

Local Roundup: Screven falls after tough 2nd half

SYLVANIA - The Screven County Gamecocks led at the half, but couldn't survive a second-half onslaught by Heard County and lost 28-6 on Friday in the second round of the GHSA Class AA state play...

November 21, 2014 | From staff reports | Prep Sports 360

Prep Football Playoff Scores, 11/21

GHSA Playoff ScoresClass AAAAAA Etowah 23, Westlake 6 Newton 15, Central Gwinnett 14 Hillgrove 38, Roswell 28 Archer 56, Lee County 13 McEachern 44, Alpharetta 14 Tucker 26, Grays...

November 21, 2014 | From staff reports | Prep Sports 360

Thinking of God with Larry Sheehy: Gratitude is timeless for Christians

Thanksgiving is more than a single day - it is an attitude about everything in life. Life is made up of past, present and future. The perspective we have on each helps determine our happiness a...

November 21, 2014 | | Columnists/Editorials

200 families in need receive Thanksgiving meal from Bulloch County Sheriff’s Office

The Bulloch County Sheriff's Office, in conjunction with the Statesboro Food Bank, is providing 200 Thanksgiving meals for local families that need support and help during this time of year. Sgt. ...

November 21, 2014 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local

Lifelong Portal farmer gets top Bulloch County award

Jimmy Skrine is a man of few words. The Portal-area farmer just quietly, humbly grows his crops - cotton, soybeans, peanuts, wheat and beef cattle - nurtures them and harvests them each and every ...

November 21, 2014 | Jason Wermers | Local

Police report - 11-22-14; An officer saw an intoxicated man fall into a ditch.

Note: All information included in this report is taken from law enforcement incident reports and arrest records, which are public records and available for review at any and all local law enfor...

November 21, 2014 | | Police Report

Georgia Southern VP named interim president of Georgia Southwestern State

A top Georgia Southern University administrator has been named the interim president of Georgia Southwestern State University in Americus. University System of Georgia Chancellor Hank Huckaby name...

November 21, 2014 | From staff reports | Local

Statesboro murder verdicts: Momon guilty, Griswould acquitted

After a six-day trial, a Bulloch County jury acquitted one of two men Friday charged with murdering a Statesboro preacher, but convicted the other, who was in prison at the time. Tarell Momon, 36,...

November 21, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

5 common myths of divorce

You hear various types of divorce stories. Some divorces end amicably and some end dreadfully. Along with the stories come myths that are not necessarily true in all divorces. Each couple...

November 21, 2014 | By MAYRA BITSKO Deseret News National | Hot topics

7 reasons why you never should have married him

The marriage decision is so momentous, it is amazing that it's left up to two people who are so overloaded with hormones and happiness that they can hardly be trusted to purchase a new pa...

November 21, 2014 | By KATIE NIELSEN Deseret News National | Hot topics

Kids rarely eat veggies from school lunch, study says

NEW YORK - Despite widespread availability of healthy school lunches, kids are saying "no" to more vegetables mandated by federal standards, a new study says. The study, conducted ...

November 21, 2014 | By TRACIE KNABE SNOWDER Deseret News National | Hot topics

The importance of a father figure’s example in a man’s life

When I was a kid, my father always used to take me to the model airplane track to see small prototypes tested. These prototypes were led by a guide, and were able to do takeoffs, stunts,...

November 21, 2014 | By BRUNO MORISE SILVA Deseret News National | Hot topics

Amusement parks challenged by home entertainment

ORLANDO, Fla. - Your local fun zone, amusement center and theme park is facing an existential challenge these days. They need to lure you, the American guest, off your sofa with your high resoluti...

November 21, 2014 | By TAMARA LUSH Associated Press | Associated Press

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