BROOKLYN, Mich. - Dale Earnhardt Jr. snapped a long losing streak when he won at Michigan International Speedway two years ago.
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.
The future of religion may look bleak in America. The Public Religion Research Institute found that 43 percent of Americans say they rarely or seldom attend church services, and a late 2012 study by Pew found that the number of Americans who affiliate with any religion are in steep decline.
Parents who are busy with their smartphones speak more harshly to their kids, one study says. Another notes that a baby's development may be harmed by a parent's excessive texting. But that may not be the whole story.
Every July 4, people celebrate our nation's independence by going camping, watching a fireworks display or grilling some burgers. Sounds like fun! Less fun, however, is living a life shackled to your debt. If you're interested in achieving financial independence, here are some tips to get you started.
SPRING, Texas - A gunman charged Thursday in the killing of four children and their parents was dressed as a delivery man when he arrived at the suburban Houston home where the family was shot to death, officials said.
SPRINGFIELD - What began as a search for a missing Effingham County man Sunday ended with the man found safe, and then criminally charged, Tuesday night.
NEW YORK - David Wright ignited a tiebreaking rally in the seventh inning with a hustle double, Travis d'Arnaud gave Dillon Gee some cushion with a two-run drive later in the seventh and the New York Mets beat the Atlanta Braves 4-1 on Wednesday night for their first four-game winning streak in a year.
Youth travel baseball team Around the Horn 13AAA, won the USSSA Southeast State Championship held at Mill Creek Regional Park last week.
SAO PAULO - Goalkeeper Sergio Romero saved two penalties Wednesday to send Argentina into the World Cup final with a 4-2 shootout win over the Netherlands after the game finished in a 0-0 stalemate.
WASHINGTON - NCAA President Mark Emmert told a Senate committee Wednesday he supports "scholarships for life" and other reforms in how athletes are treated, then did such a good job of casting himself as a powerless figurehead that one senator told him: "I can't tell whether you're in charge or whether you're a minion."
RICHMOND, Va. - Aric Almirola waited two days to experience one of the highlights of his first victory in NASCAR's premier series.
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NEW ORLEANS - Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin was sentenced Wednesday to 10 years in prison for bribery, money laundering and other corruption that spanned his two terms as mayor - including the chaotic years after Hurricane Katrina hit in 2005.
Based on the responses I received to last week's column, it's clear that bullying is a real problem in our nation's offices.
WASHINGTON - By its own estimate, the government made about $100 billion in payments last year to people who may not have been entitled to receive them - tax credits to families that didn't qualify, unemployment benefits to people who had jobs and medical payments for treatments that might not have been necessary.
SMITHFIELD, N.Y. - Severe thunderstorms packing strong winds rolled through central New York, killing four people, destroying or damaging numerous houses and knocking out power to more than 70,000 utility customers, officials said Wednesday.