Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Kersey of Brooklet announce the engagement of their daughter, Erin Kersey, to Brad Watkins, son of Mr. and Mrs. James Watkins of Marietta.
Jappy and Charlotte Akins of Brooklet announce the upcoming marriage of their daughter, Jessica Lee Akins, to Michael Lawrence Hood, son of Mike and Rosie Saxon of Stilson and Jack and Karen Hood of Pembroke.
CHICAGO - It turns out the golden years really are golden.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Friday April 18, 2008
BLUFFTON, Ohio - Narrowing his eyes on home plate for the ceremonial first pitch Friday, Tim Berta shook off the imaginary sign from his catcher and everyone laughed.
NEW YORK - Making a plea for human rights, Pope Benedict XVI warned diplomats at the United Nations on Friday that international cooperation needed to solve urgent problems is ''in crisis'' because decisions rest in the hands of a few powerful nations.
JUNEAU, Alaska - Gov. Sarah Palin gave birth Friday to her fifth child, a boy, about a month before her due date.
SAN ANGELO, Texas - Girls in the west Texas polygamous sect enter into underage marriages without resistance because they are ruthlessly indoctrinated from birth to believe disobedience will lead to their damnation, experts for the state testified Friday at a custody hearing for 416 youngsters.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Thursday, April 17, 2008
Bulloch County commissioners recently donated a surplus ambulance from the county's Emergency Medical Service to Ogeechee Technical College for use in the college's Emergency Medical Technician and Paramedic training programs.
(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 enforcement agencies. Not every arrest leads to a conviction. Guilt or innocence is determined by the court system.)
DEAR ABBY: My sister, "Ellie," and her husband, "Bill," have three lovely little girls. Both have good jobs and live in a pleasant neighborhood. However, neither one ever learned any life skills. Both worked and lived rent-free with their parents until they met and married in their late 20s. Consequently, they are up to their necks in credit card debt because of their need for instant gratification.
DEAR DR. GOTT: I have been reading your column for many years and have a great deal of respect for your advice. I think your diet of no sugar and no flour is perhaps the best way to lose weight, but my problem is to lose weight in the right places. Does it matter where the calories in respect to where the weight goes? I am 81 years old, 5 feet 3 inches tall and weigh 125 to 130 pounds. I don't feel that I need to lose much, but every ounce I eat seems to settle on my ...
One region team championship trophy, one region runner-up trophy, two high-point award winners, 18 individual region champions and 58 entries into next week's state meet - not a bad day for Bulloch Academy Thursday at the GISA Region 2-AA track and field championships.
Mr. Gerald Clyde Bailey
ATLANTA - Andrelton Simmons had three hits, including a homer, Freddie Freeman drove in three runs with three hits and the Atlanta Braves beat the Philadelphia Phillies 7-5 on Wednesday night.
CLEVELAND - LeBron James attacked from the start and scored 33 points, Kyrie Irving added 21 and the Cleveland Cavaliers evened their semifinal series with Chicago with a 106-91 victory over the Bulls in Game 2 on Wednesday night.
Noise generated by a large party crowd and the smell of burning marijuana led to the arrest of two men attending a Johnson Street party.
A drug investigation ended Saturday with two women being arrested on charges of selling methamphetamine.
Most people may not know what it feels like to be truly hungry, but for some, it is a daily fear. People all across America, including Statesboro and Bulloch County residents, can do their part to help by participating in the "Stamp Out Hunger" National Association of Letter Carriers food drive Saturday.
BROOKLET - The Yellow Jackets dropped two consecutive games at home for the first time since the start of the season to end the team's hope of a state title Wednesday afternoon.
An NFL investigation released Wednesday concluded New England Patriots employees likely deflated footballs used in the AFC Championship and that quarterback Tom Brady was "at least generally aware" of the rules violations.
Jonathan Paul Edwards
BROOKLET- High school baseball aficionados in and around southeast Georgia predicted it would be a rebuilding year for the Yellow Jackets. After hosting a home state-playoff game and advancing to the Sweet 16 in the state tournament, it's safe to say those baseball "experts" were wrong.
ATLANTA - Shelby Miller threw his third career shutout, Freddie Freeman and Kelly Johnson hit homers to spoil Chad Billingsley's first start in more than two years, and the Atlanta Braves beat the Philadelphia Phillies 9-0 on Tuesday night.
ORLANDO, Fla. - A man convicted of manslaughter walked away from an Ohio prison farm in 1959, then was allowed to slip away from law enforcement in 1975 and disappeared until a ruse to get his fingerprints led to his arrest in Florida this week, investigators said Tuesday.
PHOENIX - The Islamic State group claimed responsibility Tuesday for the assault on a Texas cartoon contest that featured images of the Prophet Muhammad, but counterterrorism experts said IS has a history of asserting involvement in attacks in which it had no operational role.
Gwen Bradley, the Southeast National Day of Prayer Task Force Coordinator, will be special guest speaker for the local observance at noon Thursday on the Bulloch County Courthouse lawn.
A Portal man was taken to jail Tuesday afternoon, charged in a crash between his motorcycle and a passenger car.