NEW YORK - Wall Street got some good news from Citigroup, and responded with a huge rally.
Led by financial stocks, the market made its first big move upward in weeks Tuesday after Citigroup Inc. said it had operated at a profit during the first two months of the year. All the major indexes soared more than 4 percent, and the Dow Jones industrials at times shot up more than 300 points.
BAGHDAD - A suicide bomber struck Sunni and Shiite tribal leaders and high-ranking security officials touring a market after a reconciliation meeting west of Baghdad on Tuesday, killing 33 people. The attack raised concerns about a spike in violence as the U.S. military begins to drawn down its forces.
Despite the ongoing violence, the top U.S. commander in Iraq said he does not believe the Iraqi government will ask Americans to remain in the country past a 2011 deadline set by a security agreement between the two countries.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - A Florida newspaper reports the search for two NFL players and two other men missing in the Gulf of Mexico cost the U.S. Coast Guard $1.6 million.
NEW YORK - Soon after New Yorker Geralyn Lucas was laid off from her television job in January, she took her 2-year-old son to the playroom of her apartment building. She realized she had never been there before.
Within minutes she had inadvertently broken all the cleanliness rules. "I wore shoes," confesses Lucas, 41. "I brought food. I changed his diaper. I didn't know those things weren't allowed."
FORT BRAGG, N.C. - Staff Sgt. Jason Jonas says when he goes to bed at night, he is terrified his medication will cause him to oversleep and miss morning roll call again.
His commanders are fully aware the paratrooper wounded in Afghanistan has been diagnosed with a sleep disorder, because he is one of about 10,000 soldiers assigned to the Army's Warrior Transition units, created for troops recovering from injuries.
The Zach S. Henderson Library at Georgia Southern University recently was selected to exhibit a nationally-renowned traveling show that celebrates the life of one of America's Founding Fathers.
Everybody at Southeast Bulloch Middle School can't wait for Wednesday to come: Wednesday is "Chicken Day."
(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.)
When East Georgia Regional Medical Center upgraded to a state-of-the-art General Electric 1.5 TESLA high definition Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) scanner in 2008, it allowed the 150-bed hospital to offer superior medical diagnostic capabilities which are often only found in elite teaching hospitals.
Six Georgia Southern University honors students will begin a unique spring break next week when they depart Statesboro for a trip to Northern Ireland. They students will tour, volunteer and spend St. Patrick's Day working alongside some of the country's most notable artists.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Monday, March 9, 2008
CLAXTON - Steve Smith, president of The Evans County Wildlife Club, has announced that the 42nd Rattlesnake Roundup Festival in Claxton will take place on Saturday, March 14th, and Sunday, March 15th, in the Claxton-Evans Industrial Park on Highway 280 West in Claxton.
Mr. and Mrs. Stanley D. York of Statesboro, Ga., announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Jordana Linn York of Statesboro, to Jonathan David Childree of Statesboro, son of Mrs. Rene Bohler Childree and the late James David Childree of Brooklet and Alma, Ga.
Mr. and Mrs. Teddy Parker of Ellabell, Ga., announce the engagement of their daughter, Jamie Lynn of Statesboro, to Kent Douglas Munsey, son of Mr. and Mrs. Earl Munsey.
George and Lisa Arthurs of Richmond Hill, Ga., are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Heather Marie Arthurs, to Matthew Spencer Huling, son of Michael and Melinda Huling of Statesboro.
I've said it many times, but it bears repeating: A child's natural response to the proper presentation of authority is obedience; as in ...
Note: The following is one of a series of columns looking at the first road systems in Georgia and Bulloch County.
The warm climate we experience in Southeast Georgia often leaves cold temperatures few and far between. It's only February and already, I've had ...
I heard about a woman who was so sensitive she even lied about the age of her dog!
Death and dying, event and process, have always generated personal problems, the physical and emotional agonies of grief. Witness the biblical accounts of David's ...
Mr. and Mrs. Guy D. Bland of Jacksonville, Georgia, announce the upcoming wedding of their daughter, Traci Lyn Bland, to Rand Michael Merchant, son of ...
Mr. and Mrs. Steven L. Attaway of Effingham County announce the engagement of their daughter, Jennifer Brooke Attaway of Brooklet, to Joseph Hunter Robertson, son ...
Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Lawson announce the engagement of their daughter, Caitlin Margaret Lawson, to Michael Ray Faglier, son of Mr. and Mrs. Keith Faglier ...
Only a ninth grader at Southeast Bulloch High School, Drew Davis earned the rank of Eagle Scout last quarter and held his Eagle Court of ...
Billie Opie Brodsky
WASHINGTON (AP) - A presidential speech to Congress is one of those all-American moments that ooze ritual and decorum.
ATLANTA - Georgia driver's licenses for immigrants with permission to be in the U.S. would be stamped with the word "noncitizen" under legislation introduced ...
A family-friendly fundraiser and benefit will use a bovine to play a rather unusual game – "Cow Patty Bingo."
Mildred Jane Waters Mikell
Georgia Southern jumped out to an early lead against Georgia Friday night, but the bats quickly cooled off as the Bulldogs controlled the later portion ...