WASHINGTON - Americans are fed up with Washington and spreading derision around to President Barack Obama and both political parties, according to a new poll that could sound a warning for incumbents of all political stripes going into next year's midterm election.
An unusual dip in temperature and strong breezes didn't deter more than 700 youth and adults who converged on Statesboro High School's Womack Field for this area's first Fields of Faith event.
A local business, 180 Fitness will present "Bubbles in the Boro," its first 5K fundraiser race, on Saturday, Oct. 19 at Georgia Southern University's Recreation Activity Center Pavilion. The race will showcase thousands of bubbles along the race track and throughout the event. All proceeds from this year's race will benefit Alma Freeman, a Bulloch County wife, mother, daughter, sister and friend who is battling cancer. In addition to the 5K, there will be ...
Plans have been finalized for the wedding of Stephanie Williams and Joe Williams. Please join us at the Belle House on October 26, 2013, at 5:30 p.m. for the wedding ceremony and reception to follow. No local invitations have been sent. All friends and relatives are invited to attend.
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 ...
BROOKLET - It's playoff time in Georgia and for the first time since 2003, the Southeast Bulloch Yellow Jackets are invited to the party.
If the town feels a little less crowded today, it's likely because of a few hundred Statesboro High fans making their way across the state as the Blue Devils take on Cairo in the first round of the Class AAAA state playoffs.
The Georgia Southern Eagles have won 115 games in the Southern Conference since joining the league in 1993, and lost 49.
With most of last season's Final Four squad returning this year, the sky is the limit for the Statesboro boys' basketball squad.
Georgia Southern men's soccer will face Elon for the second-consecutive year in the SoCon Tournament Semifinals today. The Eagles took a 1-0 win over UNCG in the opening round last weekend behind a 65th minute penalty kick goal from Witt Carlisle.
ATHENS - The Georgia Bulldogs' defense is finally showing some bite.
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.