It hasn't taken much time at all for a pair of Bulloch County schools to crash the state volleyball party.
Last Friday was a huge turning point for Bulloch County football teams. With three weeks remaining in the regular season, it seems as though there will be no shortage of drama and excitement for many area schools.
By JIMMY GOLEN AP Sports Writer BOSTON - Walking back to his Fenway Park office after the traditional Patriots Day morning Red Sox game, Charles Steinberg saw the reports on TV that there had been explosions at the Boston Marathon finish line. He saw video of the damage on Boylston Street. He heard the police say that a fire at the John F. Kennedy Library might be related. And he thought to himself, ...
FLOWERY BRANCH - Falcons running back Steven Jackson, who has missed the last four games with a hamstring injury, is expected to practice on Wednesday. The news raised hopes around the practice facility that he will play this week at Arizona. But coach Smith cautiously hedged, saying Monday the Falcons "anticipate" Jackson will return ...
DETROIT - A picture of Jim Leyland's face stared out from the video board at an empty Comerica Park, next to that familiar Olde English "D'' and a message that said simply: "Thank You Jim." After eight seasons managing the Tigers, including three division titles and two American League pennants, Leyland stepped down Monday. His voice cracking at times, his hands ...
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I don't know about you, but I did a double take the other day when I rode down Gentilly Road and saw a for-sale sign on the fence bordering the now-closed Sallie Zetterower Elementary School.
Red Boar Bar-B-Que combines one man's home-cooked love of barbecuing with another's knowledge of the restaurant business.
When the six candidates for contested seats in Statesboro's city government appeared at the Democratic Party's Pancakes & Politics, residents asked personal questions about jobs and crime.
TALLADEGA, Ala. - Chaos is a recurrent theme at Talladega Superspeedway. Huge wrecks are part of the game. A major shake-up in the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship seemed possible, even likely, after 500 miles on the big trioval. Well, the big one didn't happen. The standings don't look all that different, either. Jimmie Johnson and Matt Kenseth swapped spots at the top - Johnson now leads Kenseth by a scant four points instead ...
LAS VEGAS - Webb Simpson got the fast start he was looking for - in the final round at TPC Summerlin and in the PGA Tour's new wraparound season.
ATLANTA - Tight end Tony Gonzalez has talked a lot over the last three years about opponents having to "choose their poison" when facing the Atlanta Falcons.
SPARKS, Nev. - A student at a Nevada middle school opened fire with a semiautomatic handgun on campus just before the starting bell Monday, wounding two 12-year-old boys and killing a math teacher who was trying to protect children from their classmate.
Note: The following is the ninth in a series of columns that will describe towns and communities, past and present, that were settled after Bulloch County was first settled. Some have since been cut into other counties.
Q: My 5-year-old daughter has developed a bad habit of arguing with me whenever I refuse her something - anything. Believe me when I tell you, she is relentless. She will continue to argue until I put her in her room, but as soon as I let her out, she starts up again.
Note: The following is the 12th in a series of columns that will describe towns and communities, past and present, that were settled after Bulloch County was first settled. Some have since been cut into other counties.
Dr. Tim Giles and Nina Freifeld Giles of Statesboro announce the engagement of their daughter, Anna Beth Giles of Los Angeles, California, to Michael Martin Jones, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey Hagy of Marietta, Ga.
CHICAGO - Derrick Rose came to work unsure if he'd be able to play.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Prosecutors are setting up an interview with the victim in the investigation of an alleged sexual assault tied to Florida State quarterback JameisWinston that was reported nearly a year ago. They expect to close the ...
Georgia Southern post players Briana Jones, Danielle Spencer and Sierra Kirkland combined for 33 points and 29 rebounds, and the Eagles never trailed en route to a 63-50 women's basketball victory over Jacksonville State in their home opener Saturday evening in Hanner Fieldhouse. Jones and Spencer each posted double-doubles for the Eagles (1-2) with Jones collecting 13 points and 14 rebounds to go along with three blocked shots. ...
Georgia Southern Men's Basketball rolled to a 104-50 win over Toccoa Falls on Saturday night in the final game before opening domestic play in the 2013 Cancun Challenge on Thursday night at West Virginia. Tre Bussey led the way for the Eagles with a career-high 29 points. "We did a great job of sharing the ball again tonight," said Head Coach Mark Byington. "Defensively we did a great ...
ATLANTA - Georgia Power wants to earn more off the investments its shareholders make in its electricity system, while regulators and consumer groups want to reduce those earnings as the country recovers slowly from a recession.
Classic cars and motorcycle riders will escort Santa Claus on Saturday, as the Southern Thunder Cruisers host the 2013 edition of Santa's Toy Run.
AUBURN, Ala. - With Auburn's title hopes hanging in the balance, the ball deflected into the air and into Ricardo Louis' hands. <p style="color: #333333; font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 12.727272033691406px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; ...
ELON, N.C. - For the last time in program history, the Georgia Southern Eagles played a game on grass painted with a Southern Conference logo. They left with their highest-scoring SoCon affair of the season. The Eagles knocked off the Elon Phoenix, 38-20, on Saturday in Rhodes Stadium, in the program's last game in the league. "It's been a great run for Georgia Southern in this league," GSU coach Jeff Monken ...
LOUISVILLE – Southeast Bulloch High School's season of renewal ended Friday, as the Yellow Jackets fell to Jefferson County, 32-29, in the first round of the state playoffs.
CAIRO - Statesboro had to travel to the southwest corner of Georgia Friday night to take on the Cairo Syrupmakers, but life is still pretty sweet for the Blue Devils.
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.