WASHINGTON - The nation's jobs market sent a fresh cry of distress as the number of newly laid off people unexpectedly hit the highest level in more than six years, a Labor Department report showed Thursday.
MIAMI - A Florida Keys commercial fisherman could lose his boat and do federal prison time if convicted of charges announced Thursday that he illegally poached thousands of spiny lobsters with traps that damaged coral reefs and sea grasses in sensitive marine waters.
Life is never optimal, so don't expect everything to go perfectly in the year ahead. However, if you roll with the punches, you'll make fewer waves and things will run much smoother than they would otherwise.
DEAR DR. GOTT: I'm a 78-year-old male and have enjoyed relatively good health, allowing me to work several days every few months repairing knitting machines. I now take short, shuffling steps, stand in a stooped fashion and have a tendency to lose my balance. This has resulted in several falls.
DEAR ABBY: My wife of 25 years has been talking on the phone with a married man who lives in a city 300 miles away. They chat for more than an hour a week. Our cell phone bills indicate that this has been going on for more than a year.
(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.)
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Thursday, August 7, 2008
A local restaurant was cited by state agents for selling alcohol to underage persons Wednesday.
The Georgia Southern University golf program will have three representatives in the upcoming U.S. Amateur Championships.
PARIS - It's the Paris version of the ''staycation'': Marc des Bouillons lounged in a beach chair with a book, surrounded by women in bikinis, ice cream stands, a DJ spinning summer tunes and kids running amok.
ATLANTA - The first federal survey of both men and women on adoption challenges some stereotypes and offers some surprising findings:
SMOAKS, S.C. - Authorities arrested one man as a person of interest and were questioning at least two others as they searched for the killer of a sheriff's deputy shot as he responded to an alarm at an empty house, but no charges had been filed by early Thursday.
GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba - Salim Hamdan pleaded with a military jury to spare him from a life in prison, apologizing Thursday for the ''innocent people'' who died in the Sept. 11 attacks and saying he worked as Osama bin Laden's driver only because he needed a job.
HOUSTON - The wife of renowned evangelical pastor Joel Osteen acted like a combative diva when a small spill on her airline seat was not immediately cleaned up, a flight attendant who was also on the plane testified Thursday.
Emanuel County Institute's football team went undefeated in 2007 on their way to the school's first-ever Class A state championship.
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 ...
Friday night wasn't a great home debut for Southeast Bulloch soccer - however there's an asterisk to be inserted there.
In fantasy draft prep, you'll hear three terms more than any others: breakout, sleeper, and bust. Looking at the negative of the three, how ...
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. - Ryan Palmer has reason to believe that better days are ahead, with his golf game and at home.
Liz Corbett is founder of the Hearts Matter Conference Ministry at Connection Church in Statesboro. Inspired by Proverbs 4:23, Corbett said: "God instructs us ...
She's the little sister to three older sisters and big sister to one brother. To fill their shoes would be huge task, but Sharma ...
Statesboro police arrested a Savannah woman Wednesday on charges of executing a number of fictitious checks.
Mrs. Lucille Weathersbee Harbeson
KISSIMMEE, Fla. - After two dismal seasons, there's hope for the Atlanta Braves.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Dale Earnhardt Jr. traded in his T-shirt, jeans and sneakers for a head-to-toe pilot uniform, climbed up the portable stairs and ...
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - The Georgia Southern women's basketball team (11-13, 7-6 SBC) fell to the top-seeded Little Rock Trojans (20-7, 14-1 SBC) inside of ...
Longtime Statesboro businesswoman Devra Walker died Thursday in Savannah, following a brief illness, according to Tracy Joiner, co-owner of Joiner-Anderson Funeral Home and Crematory. Joiner ...
As the cliche goes, all good things must come to an end.
In the moment of a loss, it's hard to step back and see what all Statesboro boys' basketball has accomplished this season.