ATLANTA - The first Martin Luther King Jr. Day since the death of King's widow and the chief keeper of his civil rights dream was marked Monday with speeches, visits to the couple's tomb and the opening of a collection of his papers, including a draft of his ''I Have a Dream'' speech.
A New York hospital is taking steps to offer the nation's first uterus transplant, a radical experiment that might allow women whose wombs were removed or are defective to bear children.
Editor: The city council is considering another bone-headed ordinance. They want to restrict where homeowners park on their own property. That is outrageous. We know this is aimed at college students who have no respect for the property they rent. I find it astounding that so many people in Statesboro and Bulloch County want the money the college students bring in but don't want the bother of the students. Wouldn't it be great ...
Great defense and a high-octane transition offense helped Bulloch Academy to a 31-point victory over Thomas Jefferson Academy Monday night.
Editor: We are blessed may times over to have Dr. Jessie Strickland as our superintendent of schools. Dr. Strickland is a very different superintendent than any we have had in the last 40 years. She is astute, knowledgeable, gracious and totally informed. Ask her any question about what is happening in the school system, who is doing it, why it is happening, and the results expected; you will get a full, inclusive, detailed answer. ...
Once you fuse your ambitions to your capabilities, prospects for success in whatever you undertake looks greater than ever. This compatible matchup will prove to be a winning combination.
The Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department needs help in finding a man whose photo was snapped at a Statesboro ATM. The man is wanted for questioning in a Jan. 5 kidnapping, aggravated assault and robbery that occurred in Savannah's westside community.
ATLANTA - Ralph gained fame - and helped draw millions of visitors to the Georgia Aquarium - as one of the first two whale sharks to be held in captivity in North America.
CHICAGO - Robbie Gould won it after Rex Grossman didn't lose it and the Chicago Bears are back in the NFC championship game for the first time in 18 years.
WASHINGTON - Seventy percent of Americans oppose sending more troops to Iraq, according to a new poll that provides a devastatingly blunt response to President Bush's plan to bolster military forces there.
ATLANTA - First, learning how to walk. Then how to handle the crowds and all the new attention.
You might have a beneficial opportunity to put an enterprise together, which will be both enjoyable and profitable, with a couple of trusted allies. It will pertain to something you're already familiar with.
Note: All information included in this report is taken from law enforcement incident reports and arrest records, which are public records and available for review at any and all local law enforcement agencies.Not every arrest leads to a conviction. Guilt or innocence is determined by the court system.
Note: All information included in this report is taken from law enforcement incident reports and arrest records, which are public records and available for review at any and all local law enforcement agencies. Not every arrest leads to a conviction. Guilt or innocence is determined by the court system.
When we begin bridge, we learn about immediate overcalls, those made after an opening bid on our right. We are told that a simple suit overcall promises at least a five-card suit and usually 10-plus points. A jump overcall in a suit is weak, showing a six-card suit and some 6-10 high-card points. A one-no-trump overcall is strong, made with between a good 15 points and a middling 18. And a jump to two ...
It's rivalry week for several Southeastern Conference teams and many are playing for more than just bragging rights.
It was just another ordinary Saturday for Dale Lick.
NEW YORK - Gobble down the turkey and save the pumpkin pie for later.
WALKER COUNTY, Ga. - In a case that could renew the debate over stand-your-ground laws, authorities in northwest Georgia say one man shot and killed another after the shooter felt threatened by a 72-year-old who turned out to be a wandering Alzheimer's patient.
Linda S. McBride
After the best season Southeast Bulloch football has seen in a decade, it's no surprise that the Yellow Jackets saw plenty of familiar names pop up when the All-Region 1-AAA team was announced this week.
As Statesboro continues to grow, its athletic teams are about to take a step up in the Georgia High School Association landscape.
CANCUN, Mexico. - Georgia Southern took a 76-66 win over Presbyterian College in the final game at the 2013 Cancun Challenge. Georgia Southern made 11 three-pointers en route to the win over the Blue Hose. The Eagles are back at home on Saturday at 7 p.m. against Campbell from 7 p.m. inside Hanner Fieldhouse.
MARIETTA - The Atlanta Braves are a step closer to moving out of downtown Atlanta, the Major League Baseball team's home for the past 47 years.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Terren Jones said Wednesday it will feel like another preseason game with the Falcons if he plays against the Bills on Sunday.
It's going to be tough for Statesboro to top last season's run to the Final Four of the state playoffs, but Blue Devil star guard Zaquavian Smith is up to the challenge.
ARLINGTON, Texas - The Dallas Cowboys and Oakland Raiders need the same short memory during a short week, for different reasons.
Normally a grudge match for AFC North supremacy, Thanksgiving night's visit by the Steelers to Baltimore doesn't carry quite such a lofty air this year.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - A wet and blustery storm along the East Coast made driving hazardous and tangled up hundreds of flights Wednesday but didn't cause the all-out gridlock many Thanksgiving travelers had feared.