When Dwight D. Eisenhower became president of the United States, he knew exactly what he wanted to do: build an American version of the German Autobahn, which even the Allied armies were unable to put out of commission. He appointed two special committees to look into the many different facets of highway building. One, the Interagency Committee was composed of members of the Departments of Defense, Commerce and Treasury, along with officials from other agencies. ...
ATLANTA - Black legislative leaders said Thursday they will introduce proposals asking Georgia to follow Virginia's lead and apologize for the state's role in slavery and segregation-era laws.
Temptation. Mae West would avoid it unless it was irresistible. Oscar Wilde could resist anything but. And George Bernard Shaw never resisted it, because bad things did not tempt him.
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Warren Wilbanks and John Rogers Altman of Statesboro announce the engagement of their daughter, Jana Christine Altman, to David Michael Newland, son of Joanne Newland and the late Wayne Newland of Statesboro.
Mr. and Mrs. Claude and Debra Hardy of Statesboro announce the engagement of their daughter, Amy Maranda Hardy of Statesboro, to Shannon Casey "Shane" Mincey of Statesboro, son of Calvin Sr. and the late Diane Keelin Mincey of Statesboro.
Mr. and Mrs. Morris M. Ward Jr. of Statesboro announce their marriage, which took place on Saturday, February 10, 2007, at 4 p.m. in the Emma Kelly Theater of the Averitt Center for the Arts in downtown Statesboro.
Mr. and Mrs. Mark Steven Wood of Macon announce the engagement of their daughter, Bethany Lynne Wood, to Stephen Sean Fox, son of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Reed Fox of Statesboro.
SAO PAULO, Brazil - Taunted by leftist President Hugo Chavez of Venezuela, President Bush on Friday rejected accusations of U.S. neglect in Latin America. Bush celebrated an alternative-fuels pact with Brazil as proof.
ATLANTA - A college baseball player pulled from the wreckage of his team's charter bus died of his injuries Friday, raising the death toll from last week's crash to seven, a hospital spokeswoman said.
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Dewey and Pat Dekle of Metter will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary on March 17, 2007. They were married in Bulloch County by Elder Ralph Riner. They have a son and daughter-in-law, Chad and Paula Dekle; and a daughter and son-in-law, Deanna and Eric Kirkland; and four grandchildren, Devin Dekle, Paige Hodges, Phillip Dekle and Tyler Kirkland, all of Metter. Dewey is a retired master sergeant from the U.S. Air Force with 20 years of ...
ST. PAUL, Minn. - Winona State University senior Rick Howden, a business administration major, figures he knows a bad deal when he sees it. A $4,500 tab for his college textbooks by the time he graduates? Bad deal.
BROOKLET - The Calvary Day Cavaliers' soccer team (2-5-1, 1-2) traveled to Southeast Bulloch to take on the Yellow Jackets (2-1, 1-1), and SEB couldn't hang on as the Cavaliers took home a 3-1 victory in a physical battle Thursday night.
Looking back on the 2006-07 basketball season, the Screven County Lady Gamecocks had many ups and downs, but for SCHS coach Jennifer Acree, most of the memories are good ones.
ATLANTA - A pair of Bible classes are set to appear in Georgia's public school classrooms next year, with supporters calling them a chance to teach students an important historical text and critics fearing they could be used as a jumping-off point for pushing religious beliefs.
Katie Jasionowski, a prekindergarten teacher at Langston Chapel Elementary School, is on a quest for a family in need.
On the other side of the state, my mobile phone produced the bell chime that sounds like an elevator reaching its destination. A friend had sent me a message that read, "Y'all might want to call in reinforcements, there's gonna be some property destroyed in the Boro tonight!"
"Joy to the world, the Lord is come!
It is so hard to believe another year is almost history. There are just a few days left to decorate, shop, wrap, bake, visit, light candles and sing carols. Remember to keep the holiday frenzy in check, being mindful of what's really important during the Christmas season. Make the most of every day this month with family traditions, and try celebrating a few of the following holidays.
Dr. Arnold "Arnie" Cooper
CLAXTON - An early season non-region matchup turned into a tooth-and-nail struggle as Claxton outlasted Southeast Bulloch in double-overtime by a count of 77-71 Saturday evening in the Tiger's Den.
ATLANTA - If offense was the only requirement, Auburn would be a shoe-in for the BCS championship.
Brittany Hodges and Holli Wilkins each scored 18 points, and Furman overcame a 12-point early second-half deficit to post a 67-62 Southern Conference women's basketball victory over Georgia Southern on Saturday in Hanner Fieldhouse.
Dr. Arnold "Arnie" Cooper
HOUSTON - Gary Kubiak pulled the Texans out of the NFL basement and remains the only coach to take them to the playoffs. <p style="color: #333333; font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 12.727272033691406px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: ...
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. - Tiger Woods didn't like the way he warmed up on the range. What he produced on the golf course Friday left him with no complaints. <p style="color: #333333; font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 12.727272033691406px; ...
ATLANTA - Auburn and Missouri are competing for the Southeastern Conference title Saturday, and possibly a chance to play for the national championship. Yet both teams have to guard against a letdown. As ludicrous as that might sound, Auburn and Missouri are coming off emotionally charged victories last week that gave each coach a reason to fret just a bit. No. 3 Auburn (11-1, 7-1 SEC) used one of the greatest ...
Ever since Georgia Southern point guard Alexis Sams went down with a season-ending injury, the pressure has been on for senior Lacie Dowling. Saturday at Mercer, the Eagles (2-6) snapped a four-game losing streak with a 61-54 win, and coach chris Vozab is happy with the way the team has adjusted to Dowling running the point. "There's been an adjustment period, and Lacie has done a great ...
Joan Hanson Goett
The U.S. drew a daunting task for next year's World Cup: difficult opponents, tropical venues and a wearying 9,000-mile zigzag journey across Brazil. The Americans wound up with the potentially punishing group they feared and will play Ghana, Portugal and Germany next June as they try to achieve a U.S. first: reaching the knockout phase twice in a row. While Ghana eliminated the Americans in 2006 and ...