Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Friday April 25, 2008
JESUP - Statesboro earned a berth in the GHSA Class AAAA state playoffs by sweeping Wayne County Friday in the first round of the Region 3-AAAA state playoffs.
I am standing on the loggia, two stories tall with a domed stone roof. The wide marble steps lead down to a fountain that sprays millions of water-drop mirrors into the warm spring afternoon. Black wrought-iron street lights and gnarly gray oaks, 100 years old at least, line the driveway and beds of just-bloomed pansies splotch the wide green lawn.
NORFOLK, Va. - A couple sought in the slayings of a Meals on Wheels volunteer and her client surrendered Friday after a five-hour standoff in a shopping mall parking garage, state police said.
It sounds like a foolproof system for lending institutions: When someone's house is mortgaged to the hilt, the borrower has to get mortgage insurance, protecting the lender in the event of foreclosure.
SOUTH BEND, Ind. - A judge on Friday ordered a 16-year-old boy accused of planning a Columbine-style attack on two schools on Sept. 11 to remain in a juvenile detention center and undergo a psychological evaluation.
CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. - A hearing officer recommended a court-martial for a Marine charged with murdering an Iraqi detainee captured during fierce house-to-house fighting in Fallujah, Iraq.
BAGHDAD - Britain said Thursday that it will keep troop withdrawals from Iraq frozen for months because of an upsurge in fighting with Shiite militias. Iraqi officials said fresh clashes between militiamen and Iraqi and U.S.-led forces had killed at least 13 people.
ALBANY - Bulloch Academy senior Ethan Lovett set a new state record in the 300-meter hurdles during the qualifying heats of the Georgia Independent School Association (GISA) Class AA state track and field championships Thursday.
ATLANTA - The judge overseeing the murder trial of accused courthouse shooter Brian Nichols said Thursday he won't step down from the case, but will ask another judge to consider a defense request to remove him.
DALLAS - A severe thunderstorm system that may have included several tornadoes hammered parts of West and North Texas, destroying or damaging more than a dozen homes near Fort Worth.
As the closing event of the Great American Cleanup, Keep Bulloch Beautiful volunteers will spread out around the community Saturday morning to conduct several community improvement projects.
RALEIGH, N.C. - Not since 1988 has North Carolina had much of a voice in choosing a presidential nominee. Back then, it joined several Southern states to help pick Al Gore, a neighbor from Tennessee.
WASHINGTON - Hillary Rodham Clinton raised $10 million in the 24 hours after winning the Pennsylvania primary, aided by contributions from 80,000 new donors, her campaign said Thursday.
BIG BEAR LAKE, Calif. - The owner of a wild animal training center where a grizzly bear killed a handler says the animal is a ''loving, affectionate, friendly, safe bear,'' but he is at a loss to explain how a ''simple routine'' turned tragic.
Martha Ann Jones Drawdy
ATLANTA - When Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal recently vetoed bills allowing guns on college campuses and shielding religious people who deny people services based on their ...
WASHINGTON - Donald Trump's last Republican foe, Ohio Gov. John Kasich, ended his quixotic presidential campaign Wednesday, cementing Trump's remarkable triumph as his party ...
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INDIANAPOLIS - Texas Sen. Ted Cruz ended his presidential campaign Tuesday, eliminating the biggest impediment to Donald Trump's march to the Republican nomination.
Happiness is ... the Statesboro Youth Theater's production of "You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown" at the Emma Kelly Theater at 7 p.m ...
ATLANTA - Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal said Tuesday he has vetoed a bill allowing concealed handguns on college campuses, rejecting the proposal that was easily approved ...
How will your grandchildren's children remember you?
Douglas Vance Jewson, M.D.
NEW YORK - Lucas Duda and the New York Mets gladly got into a game of home run derby with the Atlanta Braves.
Nobody needs to be reminded that racing is inherently dangerous. We all know drivers assume the risks. It's understood that no one forces a ...
CLEVELAND - LeBron James scored 25 points, Kyrie Irving added 21 and the Cleveland Cavaliers withstood a strong comeback by Atlanta to maintain their chokehold on ...
Among the tens of thousands of children fleeing Central America in recent years, roughly 1 in 26 of these young migrants have come to live ...
WASHINGTON - Tossing and turning night after night? Don't automatically reach for the pill bottle. New guidelines say the first choice to treat chronic insomnia ...