GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip - Gunmen killed the three young sons of a Palestinian security officer targeted twice before for assassination by Hamas, riddling the car taking them to school with more than 60 bullets - and raising the specter of open war between Fatah and the Islamic group.
Dear Kate & Dale: Recently a member of our support staff quit. She had told other employees that she was looking for a new job, which I heard about secondhand. I was told by one of the partners of our firm that I should have told him about her. My question is: If I hear that a person is seeking new employment, what obligation do I have to pass on such information?– Mitchell
BAGHDAD, Iraq - A Marine helicopter made a hard landing Monday in a remote desert area of Anbar province, injuring 18 people, the third U.S. aircraft to go down in the insurgent stronghold in two weeks.
WASHINGTON - President Bush, eager to show he can take advice on Iraq, embarked on a round of public outreach Monday and promised Americans the unpopular war eventually would make their lives safer.
DEAR ABBY: I am a 35-year-old man, deeply and madly in love with a 36-year-old woman who has two kids. I'll call her Whitney. We would both like our relationship to lead to marriage and more kids, but something - or rather someone - has put a damper on things. Whitney has been talking to this other man (who she thinks is gay) for quite some time. A few weeks ago, he finally asked her out. She declined, but did not tell him she's involved with anyone else.
TEHRAN, Iran - Iran hosted Holocaust deniers from around the world Monday at a conference examining whether the Nazi genocide took place, a meeting Israel's prime minister condemned as a ''sick phenomenon.''
SAN DIEGO - With chants of ''L.T! L.T!'' pouring from the stands, LaDainian Tomlinson delivered a record and a division title for San Diego.
TAMPA, Fla. - Justin Griffith makes a living blocking for Michael Vick, Warrick Dunn and Jerious Norwood.
NEW YORK - The Heisman Trophy night belonged to Troy Smith. Brady Quinn's big day will come in April at the NFL draft.
DES MOINES, Iowa - Drake's Ajay Calvin scored 16 of his game-high 24 points in the second half and the Bulldogs pitched a shutout in the final 2:11 to defeat Georgia Southern 87-75 Saturday night in the championship of the Drake Regency Challenge in Des Moines.
In 1951, I arrived in Statesboro to serve as district YMCA secretary for 32 Southeast Georgia counties. Dr. Zach S. Henderson, then president of Georgia
"We must allow the Word of God to confront us, to disturb our security, to undermine our complacency and to overthrow our patterns of thought and behavior." That's the advice given by author John Stott in "Authentic Christianity". It's good counsel, since it's based on what the Bible - "the Word of God" - teaches about its contents. The Bible claims to be from God. But I imagine you believe that. (If you're among those who aren't convinced The Book of books is from God, please examine its nature and claims carefully, because if it is, you ...
Mechelle Spaulding is the 2007 Exceptional Adult Georgian in Literacy Education (EAGLE) representative from Ogeechee Technical College.
James E. and Deborah M. Kennedy of Statesboro announce the engagement of their daughter, Gena Leigh Kennedy of Savannah, to Gabriel Clifford Manning, also of Savannah. He is the son of Clifford D. and Rachel D. Manning of St. Marys, Ga.
Mr. Lewis O. Ingram
The Statesboro Blue Devils are coming off a pair of wins that have given them a spark after an 0-5 start to the season.
PORTAL - The road doesn't get any easier for the Portal Panthers tonight as they face their sixth consecutive opponent that will likely make the Class A state playoff field in November.
Bulloch Academy will have to find a way to derail the 'Payne Train' tonight when they face Trinity Christian School in a key GISA Region 2-AAA matchup at Cleve Warnock Stadium in Dublin.
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - Bogus classes and automatic A's and B's are at the heart of a cheating scandal at the University of North Carolina that lasted nearly two decades, encompassing about 3,100 students - nearly half of them athletes.
ATLANTA - John Schuerholz completed what he called "the best negotiation of my entire career" by convincing his longtime friend John Hart to accept the role of president of baseball operations.
SAN FRANCISCO - Eric Hosmer is eager to see what makes San Francisco's waterfront ballpark unique.
ATHENS - Thanks to Nick Chubb, concerns about Georgia's running game have subsided even as Todd Gurley's status remains uncertain.
ST. SIMONS ISLAND - Erik Compton is happy with where he is in golf, and he's not referring to his 5-under 65 on Thursday for a share of the lead in the McGladrey Classic.
NEWNAN, Ga. - Georgia Democrat Michelle Nunn has spent the past month hammering away at Republican David Perdue's career as a business executive, making his role in outsourcing jobs a hallmark of her campaign for U.S. Senate.
After my close call with lightning on a mountain climb this summer, my younger sister suggested I read one of her favorite books: "Deep Survival: Who Lives, Who Dies, and Why," (W.W. Norton & Company, 2004) by Laurence Gonzales.
I've always loved the movies, especially a good romance. When I was young, I often dreamed of being swept off my feet to romantic places like Paris or Italy by a tall, dark and perfectly handsome man who would serenade me while I stood on the balcony in the moonlight. Sounds romantic, doesn't it?
Wilma L. Brannen
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Billy Butler hit a tiebreaking single, Salvador Perez and Omar Infante drove in two runs each with big hits in a five-run sixth inning, and the Kansas City Royals beat the San Francisco Giants 7-2 Wednesday night to even the World Series at one game apiece.
The Statesboro Athletic Hall of Fame is proud to announce the upcoming addition of six new members.