BOGOTA, Colombia - Leaders of Colombia's main rebel group on Tuesday rejected a French medical mission that flew to Bogota to aid ailing hostage Ingrid Betancourt, a presidential candidate who was kidnapped six years ago.
MARIETTA, Ga. - The head of the Georgia NAACP is calling for a state investigation into the sentences given in the so-called ''Barbie bandits'' bank theft case.
SAN FRANCISCO - Security was tightened on the Golden Gate Bridge and elsewhere around the city Tuesday as officials prepared for massive protests of China's crackdown in Tibet during the Olympic torch's only North American stop on its journey to Beijing.
LIVERMORE, Calif. - One year after finishing tied for second place in the same 2007 Nationwide Tour event, Georgia Southern alum Aron Price (2002-05) now stands as the 2008 Livermore Valley Wine Country Champion, marking his first career Nationwide title since turning pro in 2005.
Chris Shehan (Strasburg, PA/Lampeter-Strasburg) tied a Georgia Southern record for walks in a game and Griffin Benedict (Dunwoody/St. Pius) matched his career-high RBI and hit totals as the Eagles defeated Jacksonville 12-6 Tuesday night (April 8) at J.I. Clements Stadium. Georgia Southern (17-14 overall) snapped a four-game losing streak.
John Hunter Bowen was looking for a bigger challenge when he transferred to Statesboro High School last year.
ELYRIA, Ohio - Ohio's process of execution is not inhumane, and includes enough anesthetic to knock out an average inmate for two hours, an expert testified Tuesday.
NEW YORK - Newspaper readers agree with editors on the basics of what makes good journalism, but they are more apt to want looser rules for online conversations, a new study on news credibility has found.
BERLIN - Never mind the burly polar bear Knut, here's the cute new cub Flocke.
Being a bit more restless than usual might work to your benefit in the year ahead. Instead of sitting on your duff and taking things as they come, you will search for outlets that will bring the success you're seeking.
DEAR DR. GOTT: I am an 82-year-old woman. I have a very puzzling problem. Since June 2007, I have had a small amount of drainage from my right breast. I saw a breast surgeon, who took a sample and ordered a blood analysis. I was told unless there was blood in the fluid, there was only about a 10 percent chance that the drainage was caused by cancer.
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SAN FRANCISCO - The stunning collapse of one of the West Coast's biggest wild salmon runs has prompted even cash-strapped fishermen to call for an unprecedented shutdown of salmon fishing off the coasts of California and Oregon.
SEATTLE - Internet icon Yahoo Inc., under pressure of a three-week deadline from Microsoft to accept its $41 billion buyout bid, said Monday it doesn't oppose a deal with the world's largest software maker but wants a better offer.
TRENTON, N.J. - New Jersey may be poised to become the third state to require companies to offer six weeks of paid leave to workers wishing to care for a new child or sick relative.
On Time Fashion, located at 19 North Main Street across from the Bulloch County Courthouse, is known for quality mens and boys wear for every style and budget.
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Southeast Bulloch (5-4, 4-4 Region 1-AAA) battled for seven innings to defeat region foes Island High School in a 5-3 victory Tuesday night. The win not only gave the Yellow Jackets a much-needed region win, but extended the team's win streak to five games after starting the season 0-4.
FALL RIVER, Mass. - New England Patriots team owner Robert Kraft testified Tuesday that his former star tight end Aaron Hernandez told him he was innocent when asked if he was involved in a 2013 killing.
ZURICH - The United States held on for 1-1 draw with Switzerland in an international friendly on Tuesday after veteran forward Jozy Altidore was sent off.
DUNEDIN, Fla. - Eric Young Jr. reported to spring training with the Atlanta Braves on a minor league deal, simply hoping to make an impression.
ATLANTA - Micheal Summers knows what's expected of a Georgia Tech receiver - blocking, more blocking and an occasional route to run.
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ATLANTA - R.J. Hunter ensured his legacy at Georgia State by hitting one of the most memorable shots in the NCAA tournament.
Bulloch County sheriff's investigators arrested a fugitive wanted on aggravated child molestation charges Friday after receiving a tip the man was in Statesboro.
Teepa Snow, a dementia-care education specialist and the founder of Positive Approach to Care techniques and training models, will be the keynote speaker Thursday at the Understanding Dementia and Alzheimer's Conference at Georgia Southern University.
ATLANTA - In the midst of two losing seasons, the Atlanta Falcons tried to pump up the noise.
LAKELAND, Fla. - Despite some poor spring training outings, Alfredo Simon says he was never worried.
There was a time when the edge to Juan Pablo Montoya was evident everywhere he went. His arrogance was on display as he walked through the paddock, his confidence in a race car clear with every fearless move he made.
On March 27, 1990, Zach McLeroy and Tony Townley opened their first Zaxby's restaurant just 83 steps from where Statesboro's newest Zaxby's now sits.