MOGI DAS CRUZES, Brazil - For a second day running, this spectacular World Cup left everyone in awe. This time, it was Costa Rica which produced a huge upset.
It's likely been a busier offseason than Willie Fritz thought he'd have when he took over as head coach of the Georgia Southern football program in January. It started with a clean slate.
PINEHURST, N.C. - Martin Kaymer set a U.S. Open record Friday with a game so dominant that he did more than just build a six-shot lead.
ATLANTA - Evan Gattis and Chris Johnson hit back-to-back homers in the first inning and the Braves edged the Los Angeles Angels 4-3 on Friday night for their first interleague win.
SALVADOR, Brazil - The Netherlands thrashed Spain 5-1 Friday in the World Cup's first shocker, toying with an aging team that has dominated global football for the past six years and avenging a loss in the 2010 final.
After several Bulloch County Board of Education members reported hearing from teachers and parents about a lack of enough books for students to take home, two members voted against tentative approval of the school system's budget.
James and Rebie Newsome of Statesboro, Ga., celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on June 13, 2014, and enjoyed visiting with family and friends over the weekend. The couple met while attending college at Georgia Southern. Mr. and Mrs. Newsome were married on June 13, 1964, at Bull Street Baptist Church in Savannah, Ga. They lived a short time in Savannah before moving to Statesboro, where they have become lifelong residents. James and Rebie have three children: daughter Lynn N. Lanier and husband Dan, son Jay Newsome and wife Denise, and daughter Jana N. Gilbert. The couple has been blessed with ...
Doris Cribbs of Stilson, Ga., and Charles Hill of Albertville, Ala., were united in marriage on June 5, 1954, by the Rev. Frank Q. Echols in Augusta, Ga. They now reside in Brooklet, Ga. They have three children - Randy Hill of Reidsville, Ga.; Angela Johnson of Statesboro; and Dana Hill of Brooklet - and seven grandchildren. The Anniversary Reception will be held at the Emit Grove Baptist Church Family Life Center on Sunday, June 22, from 2 until 4 p.m. All friends and family are invited to attend. No gifts, please.
You've probably seen bats feeding around lights in your neighborhood or dipping across a country road in front of your headlights.
Officers responding to a reported domestic disturbance arrested a man for manufacturing steroids - an offense with which he had previously been charged - according to the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office.
An investigation into a drug complaint and stolen property led to the pursuit of one suspect and six arrests, according to the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office.
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PINEHURST, N.C. - There was something unusual in the opening round of the U.S. Open.
Bidding on items from pet treats to handmade benches and weekends at St. Simons, participants in the 12th Annual Silent Auction can enjoy themselves while helping the Humane Society carry on its mission to rescue animals and control their population.
ATLANTA - Republican Rep. Jack Kingston this week released five years of his federal tax returns, with just over a month to go before his July 22 runoff with former Dollar General CEO David Perdue for Georgia's open Senate seat.
Most people face some sort of financial emergency during their lifetime. An emergency could range from home and car repairs, to a job loss or health scare.
CHICAGO - Chris Johnson had three hits, including his third homer in two days, and the Atlanta Braves beat the Chicago Cubs 10-7 on Sunday to remain near the top of the NL East at the All-Star break.
BALTIMORE - Babe Ruth's 1918 contract with the Boston Red Sox has sold for more than $1 million, along with other baseball memorabilia up for auction in Baltimore.
James Thompson Jr. and Joyce Miller Thompson of Portal will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on July 20, 2014.
Summertime is grilling season, and whether you prefer cooking with charcoal or gas, one thing is certain: a cold beverage makes everything taste better. Summer offers endless opportunities for matching lighter, refreshing wines with simple, easy-to-prepare foods. Whether you're grilling meats, vegetables or dessert this season, I'd like to share a few tips about pairing food and wine to help you get the most flavor on your plate.
Summertime fun seems like it's just begun, but only a few weeks remain before the first school bell rings. I hope you've used every opportunity to make terrific summer memories, with swimming quests, hiking explorations, picnics, boiled peanuts and watermelon, camping excursions, baseball and softball tournaments, fresh fruit and vegetable delicacies and late-night reading adventures. Walk barefoot in the grass, swing on the porch and drink lots of lemonade this month to enjoy and celebrate everything summertime offers. Squeeze in some of the holidays below to create sensational summer fun with those you love.
Mirror, mirror on the wall, who thinks they're the fairest of them all? The answer may surprise you.
So you're looking for something to do this weekend in Statesboro, and next week, you have some relatives visiting who really want to check out the Lucas Theatre in Savannah, one of whom is also a history buff who wants to learn a little about Georgia's past.
This is the first of two candidate profiles planned ahead of the July 22 runoff.
Youth programs at the Averitt Center for the Arts are looking forward to a strong year.
Taking the Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests for the last time, students at Brooklet Elementary School were Bulloch County's highest achievers in the elementary grades, while William James, Portal and Southeast Bulloch split the middle school honors, excelling at different grade levels.
CHICAGO - Chris Johnson and the Atlanta Braves capitalized on a day when the ball was flying at Wrigley Field.
RIO DE JANEIRO - No European team has ever won a World Cup played in the Americas. Just one more source of motivation for Germany ahead of Sunday's final against Argentina.
SILVIS, Ill. - Brian Harman is going to play in the final pairing of a PGA Tour stop for the first time. His playing partner is one accomplished part-timer.
LOUDON, N.H. - Brad Keselowski had a couple of impressive performances at New Hampshire. It's the victory celebration that again gave him fits.