KATMANDU, Nepal - More than 2,000 people, mostly students wearing their school uniforms, gathered in Nepal's capital on Thursday in a bid to set a world record for the largest tree hug.
Mrs. Earline Shuman Geiger
PARIS - Briefly, and only briefly, Rafael Nadal was in a difficult spot in the French Open quarterfinals.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Coach Mike Smith hopes defensive coordinator Mike Nolan has a full complement of healthy players after the Atlanta Falcons endured so many injuries last year.
Too much job security is part of the problem in the Department of Veterans Affairs and its medical system, U.S. Rep. John Barrow, D-Ga., said Wednesday in Statesboro.
ATLANTA - Lloyd McClendon's unusual lineup left the Seattle manager answering questions about his team's scoring potential.
The Southeastern Conference was roughed up in the first weekend of the NCAA baseball tournament.
NEW YORK - California Chrome became the early 3-5 favorite on Wednesday to win the Belmont Stakes and become horse racing's 12th Triple Crown champion and first in 36 years.
The hush starts in the back of the room and moves forward. The acute silence follows the speaker as he moves briskly to the dais. Only moments before, the packed conference room filled to overflowing with the crushing weight of curiosity.
Georgia Southern University will host Archie Manning, a former National Football League player and National Football Foundation College Hall of Fame member, at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 17 in Hanner Fieldhouse.
A Vidalia man was arrested after two smartphones were stolen from two people just minutes apart Tuesday night, authorities said.
WASHINGTON - The Republican Party continues its disciplined march toward an impressive lineup of candidates this fall, when it hopes to wrest the Senate majority from Democrats and control both chambers of Congress during President Barack Obama's final two years.
Robina "Ruby" McCabe Roberts
ATLANTA - John Buck had three hits, including a two-run homer in the seventh inning that gave Seattle the lead, and the Mariners rallied to beat the Atlanta Braves 7-5 on Tuesday night for their fourth straight win.
MACON - Hutson Mason is eager to begin summer camp as Georgia's undisputed starting quarterback.
With Friday night's Fourth of July celebrations fresh in the minds of local residents, it's hard to believe that in just 50 days the midair explosions of fireworks will be replaced with the pad-crunching hard hits of Statesboro High football.
WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. - Billy Hurley III has been waiting for a breakthrough moment on the PGA Tour. On Independence Day, the former U.S. Navy officer might have set himself up for one this weekend in the Greenbrier Classic.
LONDON - Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic will meet for the Wimbledon title after the old guard held off the new in the semifinals Friday at the All England Club.
RIO DE JANEIRO - It just wouldn't be the World Cup without Germany in the semifinals.
LEEDS, England - So your national team is out of the World Cup in Brazil, Wimbledon doesn't seem the same without Serena Williams or Rafael Nadal and your baseball team is slumping.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - David Gilliland might have summed up Daytona qualifying best.
Officers arrested a man Thursday after he led them on a vehicle chase and eventually had to be subdued with a Taser, according to the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office.
Seven people - including a man who was shot during an attempted robbery Sunday evening - were arrested Thursday after officers responded to an apartment trying to find a man wanted for selling cocaine, according to the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office.
By CHRISTINA A. CASSIDY
When Bulloch County public school students set foot in their classrooms on Aug. 1, they will notice some changes.
KILL DEVIL HILLS, N.C. - Proving far less damaging than feared, Hurricane Arthur left tens of thousands of people without power Friday in a swipe at North Carolina's dangerously exposed Outer Banks, then brought lousy Fourth of July beach weather to the Northeast as it veered out to sea.
At least three health insurers plan to offer insurance statewide in Georgia's exchange for 2015.
Dr. and Mrs. Britt Pilcher of Kathleen, Ga., are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Brenna Elizabeth Pilcher, to William Allen Kent, son of the Reverend Bill Kent of Pitts, Ga., and the late Mrs. Cindy Kent.
ATLANTA - The Braves, finding new ways to create runs, have regained the lead in the NL East with their best two-week stretch of the season.