Albert Schweitzer said, "An optimist is a person who sees a green light everywhere, while a pessimist sees only the red stoplight. ... The truly wise person is colorblind."
BAGHDAD, Iraq - A U.S. Marine transport helicopter crashed in flames Wednesday in a field northwest of Baghdad, killing all seven people aboard, the U.S. military said. It was the fifth U.S. aircraft lost in less than three weeks and the latest sign of growing problems with aviation in Iraq.
Josh Ward, a Southeast Bulloch Yellow Jacket football standout, has signed on to play outside linebacker for Shorter College.
Morgan Jones, a senior at Southeast Bulloch, signed a national letter of intent with Presbyterian College to play women's soccer Tuesday. Presbyterian, which just joined the Big South Conference, will play Division I soccer for the first time this year.
ALLENTOWN, Pa. - Teachers and administrators at Central Elementary School knew they had a problem with F.H., a 12-year-old who had been accused of going into a bathroom stall and sexually assaulting a first-grade boy.
John Knox and Justin Houston, both seniors at Statesboro High, officialy signed their letters of intent to play football for the University of Georgia on Wednesday.
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Delvin Diggs, a senior at Claxton High School's signed a national letter of intent to attend the Naval Academy and play football for former Georgia Southern head coach Paul Johnson on Wednesday. Diggs, a senior, rushed for 1582 yards on 273 carries this past season for the Tigers.
Taylor Collins scored a game-high 11 points and Rachel Gilbert added eight to lead the Bulloch Academy girls' team to a 34-20 win at Citizens Christian Academy Tuesday. The BA girls (9-2) begin GISA Region 2-AA tournament play Thursday at home.
The year ahead could turn out to be an extremely rewarding one in ways that will affect your relationship with others. Your loved ones will respond to your overtures, which will greatly intensify the level of feelings they have with you.
WASHINGTON - The Democratic-controlled House is planning to vote next week on opposing President Bush's Iraq troop buildup in a wartime clash between Congress and commander in chief.
DEAR DR. GOTT: My husband is 62 and healthy except for an enlarged prostate, and he is not overweight. His main problem is that he has a very low sex drive, and he cannot obtain an erection. He has tried all the oral drugs on the market, but they do not do anything that lasts more than a few seconds. The injections you give yourself create some response but are still not natural. He has ...
"The American Heart Association Cookbook" contains this interesting piece of advice: "Eat before shopping. If you go to the store hungry, you are likely to make unnecessary purchases." Hmm.
Georgia Congressman John Barrow will visit Statesboro Saturday to meet and greet citizens and discuss issues important to them.
First Southern National Bank began celebrating its fifth Anniversary Monday. The bank opened on February 5, 2002 in the "little yellow house" on the corner of Grady and Main streets and moved to its permanent location at 201 South Main Street in December 2002.
The scenario facing Georgia Southern as it takes on Elon in its final Southern Conference game ever would have been hard to imagine in August.
HOMESTEAD, Fla. - Matt Kenseth and his Joe Gibbs Racing team took a huge step away from their bad performance last week by winning the pole Friday at Homestead-Miami Speedway for the championship-deciding race.
One of the most problematic words in America's post-1960s parenting language is "cooperate."
Mr. and Mrs. Donald E. and Eva L. Suddeth of Register, Ga., celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on August 18, 2013, at Longhorn Steakhouse. They have four children, James and Stacy Suddeth of Register, Thomas and Merita Akins of Tucker, Ga., Lea Akins of Augusta, Ga., and Tal and Melisa Akins of Register; nine grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
AUBURN, Ala. - It's no surprise that this Georgia-Auburn game features a Southeastern Conference title contender ranked in the Top 10.
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CLEMSON, S.C. - Tajh Boyd passed for 340 yards and four touchdowns to break Philip Rivers' Atlantic Coast Conference career record in No. 8 Clemson's 55-31 victory over Georgia Tech on Thursday night. Boyd has 97 touchdown passes, two more than Rivers - now with the San Diego Chargers - had at North Carolina State from 2000-03. Boyd left the game ...
BROOKLET - It's playoff time in Georgia and for the first time since 2003, the Southeast Bulloch Yellow Jackets are invited to the party.
If the town feels a little less crowded today, it's likely because of a few hundred Statesboro High fans making their way across the state as the Blue Devils take on Cairo in the first round of the Class AAAA state playoffs.
The Georgia Southern Eagles have won 115 games in the Southern Conference since joining the league in 1993, and lost 49.
With most of last season's Final Four squad returning this year, the sky is the limit for the Statesboro boys' basketball squad.
Georgia Southern men's soccer will face Elon for the second-consecutive year in the SoCon Tournament Semifinals today. The Eagles took a 1-0 win over UNCG in the opening round last weekend behind a 65th minute penalty kick goal from Witt Carlisle.
ATHENS - The Georgia Bulldogs' defense is finally showing some bite.
This year's Metter seniors began their high school football careers in Mike West's first season as head coach of the Tigers. Tonight, they'll all experience their first state playoff game as they take on Lamar County - No. 1 seed out of Region 4-AA and top-ranked Class AA team in the state.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - An assistant state attorney says prosecutors in Tallahassee did not receive information about an 11-month-old sexual assault allegation involving Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston until Tuesday.