The Eagles will try to snap a two-game skid when they open their home schedule today against Winston-Salem State. Tipoff is 7:30 p.m. at Hanner Fieldhouse.
William Peter Silcox of Kennesaw, Ga., announces the engagement of his daughter, Andrea Clair Silcox of Pembroke, to Adam Wade Williams, son of Mr. and Mrs. Donald Brannen Williams of Hephzibah, Ga.
"Why've people stopped using their turn signals? I don't understand the inability to flip the turn indicator on as a common courtesy to fellow drivers, safety issues notwithstanding. We no longer have to roll down the window and throw our arm out into a position to notify each other of our intentions. Use your blinkers!"
Ashley Brooke Gaskins and Dennis Mitchell Clark were united in marriage at 6 in the evening on Saturday, August 12, 2006 at the Statesboro Primitive Baptist Church. The wedding ceremony was performed by Randy M. Waters, pastor of the Statesboro Primitive Baptist Church.
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After successive losses in the first round of the Class AA state playoffs, the Screven County Lady Gamecock basketball team of Jennifer Acree exploded on the basketball scene a year ago, advancing to the Final Four before being ousted by eventual state champion Wesleyan. Can they repeat their success and their 29-3 record?
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - David Smith was a new arrival to the North Slope village of Nuiqsut last year when the former resident of upstate New York cooked up a few turkeys and vat of chili for the Eskimo community's Thanksgiving dinner.
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"Lord," my mother used to pray, "don't let Michael have an easy life."
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - When the Atlantic Coast Conference expanded to 12 teams and added a lucrative championship game, officials figured either Florida State, Miami or Virginia Tech would be there every year and bring along national title implications.
ATLANTA - Many of the folks on the rundown northwest Atlanta street where Kathryn Johnston lived fortify their windows with metal bars and arm themselves with guns for protection.
The witchcraft trials of Salem, Massachusetts, are shrouded in mystery; many details have been lost over time. After all, 1692 was three centuries ago, and documentation of legal proceedings was less than adequate. However, many attempts have been made to string together the details of the witchcraft trials, whether through fiction or fact. The famous drama "The Crucible" by Arthur Miller is one such example, and the story is now the popular version of the Salem witchcraft trials; other works include Ann Rinaldi's "A Break with Charity," or, for readers of nonfiction, the more adult "A Delusion of Satan ...
The name Olliff has a long and storied role in the formation of early Bulloch County. According to many colonial records, the earliest Olliff may have been known (purposely or accidentally) been known by a slightly different (but similar sounding) name. For European immigrants, this situation often arose from a simple misspelling of the name made by whoever was writing the documents. One thing is certain: John Shears Olliff, the first Olliff born in America, was born in 1752 to John and Mary Shears Olliff in Duplin County, North Carolina. Most historians agree he died in either 1801 or 1802.
A man who had been missing since Wednesday from a personal care home was found on Interstate 16 near mile marker 117 "safe and sound," according to the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office.
The Statesboro Police Department is seeking a suspect in a rape investigation.
Mrs. Margaret Geraldine "Nana" Owens Harvey
BROOKLET - Coming off a tough three-point loss to Bryan County last week, the Southeast Bulloch Yellow Jackets will look to notch their first win of the season tonight as they face the undefeated Dodge County Indians at Fred Shaver Field.
The last time Statesboro carried an 0-2 record into its third game of the season, the members of the 2014 Blue Devils were in diapers - if they had even been born yet. A team with a history of excellence such as Statesboro means that rough starts like the last 0-2 beginning in 1998 won't come around very often.
The third time will be the charm for the Bulloch Academy defense against highly-touted tailbacks.
SAVANNAH - The Screven County Gamecocks continued in dominating fashion on Thursday, hammering Windsor Forest 36-8 at Memorial Stadium.
The Royal and Ancient Golf Club at St. Andrews is no longer just for men.
ALBANY - Shirley Mae Almer died a few days before Christmas in 2008 at a Minnesota hospital where the 72-year-old woman was already weak with illness when she was fed peanut butter contaminated with salmonella.
NEW YORK - Home Depot said that 56 million debit and credit cards are estimated to have been breached in a data theft between April and September at its stores in the U.S. and Canada. That makes it the second-largest breach for a retailer on record.
Rural health care - and what to do about it - has emerged as a political issue during this election year.
Pittman Park United Methodist Church women's ministry invites area ladies to join them for tea on Saturday at 1 p.m.
The first Dr. Hudson J. Powell Sr. Memorial Scholarship Golf Tournament is fast approaching.
A man who has been missing since Wednesday from a personal care home "walked away voluntarily," and Bulloch County sheriff's investigators say they are seeking to find him for "his own safety."
Mr. Jesse L. Bath