WASHINGTON - Officials say House Republicans are offering to pass legislation to avert a default and end the partial government shutdown as part of a package that includes cuts in benefit programs.
Mrs. Hattie Mae Foxworth Craig R. Tremble Funeral Home, Pembroke Chapel Mrs. Hattie Mae Foxworth, age 90, passed peacefully on Monday evening, October 7th, at St. Joseph's Hospital in Savannah, Ga., after an extended illness. Mr. Randall James Ronald V. Hall Funeral Home VIDALIA -- Mr. Randall James, age 50, of Vidalia, died Wednesday, October 9, 2013, in the Community Hospice House in Vidalia after an extended illness. Ms. Rosalina Mendez Kennedy-Brannen Funeral ...
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It's been a fun ride for the Statesboro Blue Devils so far, but things are about to get dead serious.
The Portal Panthers will look to make it two wins in a row tonight as they travel to the Pecan Grove for a matchup with sub-region foe the Claxton Tigers.
BROOKLET - The Southeast Bulloch Yellow Jackets made it through the first half of their season with an unbeaten record, but a big challenge awaits tonight.
For Bulloch Academy, the push for the post-season begins tonight. After a week off to recuperate, revamp and reload, the Gators travel to Albany to battle second-ranked Deerfield-Windsor in their first Region 1-AAA contest of the season. And, according to head coach Ronnie Hodges, Bulloch has a realistic shot of beating the perennial Class AAA powerhouse. "If we expect to get whipped," he said. "there isn't any use in making the trip. ...
Three years of work culminated on Thursday six miles from the campus of Georgia Southern University when the ribbon was cut on the GSU-owned and student-accessible University Park golf course on the grounds of the former Southern Links.
Georgia Southern will celebrate Military Appreciation Day Saturday when the Eagles face The Citadel, with pre-game and in-game activities, presentations and a halftime musical salute by the Southern Pride Marching Band.
MACON - Two explosive half innings were the difference between victory and defeat for Bulloch Academy in the second round of the GISA Class AAA state softball tournament against Tattnall Square Academy Thursday.
While I was in Sarasota, Florida, I had the wonderful opportunity to work with runaways and develop a method of teaching non-directive counseling to the medical staff at our shelter as well as to interested nurses who wanted to attend some of my classes. The one area that seemed to be of major importance was the session on crisis. One educator wrote, "A crisis develops character." I lean to the definition, "A crisis is ...
Editor: Many people will remember with me 1993, the year that the Wal-Mart Distribution Center arrived in Statesboro. It was the first bulk distribution center that Wal-Mart built and it served every regional Wal-Mart Distribution Center east of the Mississippi River. The reason we were successful in bringing this huge project to our community and those that followed like Briggs & Stratton, Viracon and, more recently, Great Dane is the leadership we had at that ...
Editor: An estimated 26,000 visitors participated in dozens of events and service projects at Georgia State Parks & Historic Sites on Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013. The occasion was "Your State Parks Day," a celebration of National Public Lands Day hosted by Friends of Georgia State Parks & Historic Sites. Our Friends organization sponsored service projects with approximately 3,000 volunteers and underwrote the cost of parking at state parks and admission to state historic sites for ...
Editor: So many times in today's world, we hear about people not willing to take a risk to help others, but there are two special people living in this community that aren't like that. My granddaughter was trapped and attacked by two vicious dogs their owners had neglected to contain in a secure place. My granddaughter was cornered, and screamed for help as the dogs tore at her legs and shredded her slacks. A young ...
Editor: "He's a Washington insider!" That's how Rick Allen's campaign manager described John Stone during the District 12 Republican meeting held in Swainsboro recently. And to the amazement of those in attendance, she added, "Rick Allen needs all the contributions we can raise in order to take on that Washington insider." John Stone has worked in Washington, D.C. He served as chief of staff for U.S. Rep. John Carter of Texas, and as a ...
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.
HOMESTEAD, Fla. - There was no trash talking, no attempts at mind games. If there was tension or nerves, nobody could tell. In one of the tamest NASCAR title contenders' news conferences in recent memory, Matt Kenseth and Kevin Harvick kept it light and breezy as they discussed their championship chances against Jimmie Johnson. <p class="MsoNormal" style="mso-margin-top-alt: auto; mso-margin-bottom-alt: auto; line-height: ...
MIAMI - Jonathan Martin could sue the Miami Dolphins for big money under a variety of workplace laws that make employers liable for bullying, harassment and discrimination - even if the team's hierarchy didn't know about it, according to several legal experts. Less likely would be criminal charges against offensive lineman Richie Incognito, who was suspended by the Dolphins after fellow ...
A good way to get some in-depth information about a career is to go online and type in the Bureau of Labor Statistics, mess around with that database for a tad and then switch to Occupational Outlook Handbook. As they say in West Virginia, "You'll have more stuff than you can shake a stick at." I have no idea what that means, but it sounds good.
James "Jim" Delorey
BROOKLET - There was a time not too long ago that students at Southeast Bulloch High school and residents of Brooklet spent their Fridays in the fall trying to find something to fill the evening. For nearly a decade, undersized and outmanned Yellow Jacket football teams struggled while their fan base followed suit.
Coming out of high school, Kyle Oehlbeck knew what he wanted in a college football program.
LEXINGTON, Ky. - Seventh-ranked Kentucky put six players in double figures in the scoring column, led by Bernisha Pinkett's 19 points, and used its full-court pressing defense to force 35 Georgia Southern turnovers as the Wildcats downed the Eagles 103-38 in their home opener Wednesday afternoon in Memorial Coliseum.
ATLANTA - Mayor Kasim Reed met Wednesday with Atlanta Braves executives to discuss next steps following the team's decision to leave downtown and build a new $672 million stadium in nearby Cobb County, according to Gov. Nathan Deal.
The Colts and Titans would very much like to forget last weekend's debacles. They'll get a chance right away.
Statesboro's Sherrodric Rawls is well aware of the fact that he and the rest of his senior teammates only get one more crack at the playoffs and he intends to make the most of it. The Blue Devils came within seconds of the state championship game in Rawls' freshman season, but haven't advanced farther than the first round since.
CLEMSON, S.C. - No. 8 Clemson has another chance in the national spotlight - and doesn't want to blow it like last time.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Steven Jackson was looking forward to showing what he could do on a winning team, to really making his mark on the national stage.