SHENANDOAH, Pa. - Luis Ramirez came to the U.S. from Mexico six years ago to look for work, landing in this town in Pennsylvania's coal region. Here, he found steady employment, fathered two children and, his fiancee said, occasionally endured harassment by white residents.
CHICAGO - A federal investigation of the nation's largest single-site county jail has uncovered serious sanitation and medical care problems, as well as violence against prisoners who clashed with guards or failed to follow commands, officials said.
IN THE EVERGLADES, Fla. - It's 7 a.m. in the marsh, and like some sort of cigar-chomping swamp cowboy, biologist Lindsey Hord is about to reach for something that could cost him a few fingers - or worse - if he's not careful.
FRESNO, Calif. - Border agents have stepped up searches and hundreds of traps have been placed on the California-Mexico line in an aggressive campaign to stop a tiny bug from bringing in a disease farmers say could wipe out the $1.3 billion citrus industry here.
FORT RILEY, Kan. - A parachutist went off course Thursday at the start of a military review and dropped feet-first into the 1st Infantry Division's band, injuring three players.
WASHINGTON - The United States and Iraq have agreed to seek ''a general time horizon'' for deeper reductions in American combat troops in Iraq despite President Bush's once-inflexible opposition to talking about deadlines and timetables.
DEAR DR. GOTT: I am a 78-year-old woman in good health. Recent laboratory blood tests were normal. However, during a routine fecal occult test, blood was found in all three slides. I followed the instructions carefully, so there was no possibility of contamination. My gastroenterologist then performed a colonoscopy, endoscopy and a capsule endoscopy. All three procedures proved negative.
DEAR ABBY: Our son "Sean" is 20 and has been going with a girl 2 1/2 years older than he is. I'll call her "Taryn." When we first met Taryn we liked her very much. She was chubby, and Sean told us she was on a diet. We found out later Taryn was 5 1/2 months pregnant.
PANGUITCH, Utah - A tour bus went off a state highway near Bryce Canyon National Park in southern Utah, landing upside down in a creek bed and catching fire Thursday.
HONOLULU - The Army says it's critical to saving the lives of wounded soldiers. Animal-rights activists call the training cruel and outdated.
ANKARA, Turkey - Iran's foreign minister said Friday that he expects weekend talks with the United States to produce agreements on opening an American diplomatic outpost in Tehran and restoring direct flights between the two nations.
Prevent Child Abuse Bulloch County is holding its annual back-to-school supply drive, "Stuff the Bus," which asks citizens to help provide school supplies for children in need in the Bulloch County School System.
For weeks - months - the price of a barrel of oil marches skyward, and gas prices at the pump soar to frustrating heights.
(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 - Friday July 18, 2008
Mr. and Mrs. James S. Riggs of Statesboro are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Julia Clarke Riggs of Porterdale, Georgia, to Anthony ...
Kay Franklin Miller of Metter announces the engagement of her daughter, Ansley Katherine Bird of Metter, to Kameron Trent Tatum of Reidsville, son of Kim ...
Q: My husband and I are looking forward to hosting our children and grandchildren over the holidays - or were. We were recently informed that our ...
Note: The following is one of a series of columns looking at the first road systems in Georgia and Bulloch County.
There are fewer and fewer leaves on the sycamore tree each day. More and more sky showing through the satin-smooth branches. Its neighbors in the ...
Mr. and Mrs. Freddie E. Tucker of Statesboro celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary at home with family. The couple was married on Dec. 8, 1956 ...
Patricia Carroll Henley
By CHRIS STANLEY
BALTIMORE - The Army football team and its fans around the world can finally rejoice.
NEW YORK - Lamar Jackson leapt over a loaded field of Heisman Trophy contenders early in the season and by the time he slowed down nobody ...
Patricia Carroll Henley
Candler County Hospital in Metter, Emanuel Medical Center in Swainsboro and Evans Memorial Hospital in Claxton are ranked among the top 12 of the most ...
Mr. David Theodore Law
Bulloch Academy couldn't escape a hot-shooting Westminster Tuesday night when they fell 71-47 in their own gym.
Golf's governing bodies have responded to Dustin Johnson's penalty at the U.S. Open by introducing a local rule that will waive the ...