NEW YORK - The Wall Street Journal won two Pulitzer Prizes on Monday, including the public service award for its coverage of the stock-options scandal that rattled corporate America in 2006. The Associated Press captured one for breaking news photography for a picture of a Jewish woman defying Israeli security forces in the West Bank.
WASHINGTON - The deadline is upon us, and people across the country are finishing up an estimated 3.18 billion hours figuring out and filing their tax returns.
Editor: Why am I continuing to worry about a recent "Soundoff" opinion that "Symphonies, along with ballet and opera, are cultural baggage"? I suppose my main worry about such a needless, pointless condemnation of the arts is that it might be symptomatic and contagious. For if such an aggressive misunderstanding of the musical and dramatic arts became epidemic, not only our schools and concert halls, but our entire society would have surrendered ...
CROTON-ON-HUDSON, N.Y. - A menacing spring storm punished the Northeast for a second straight day Monday, dumping more than 8 inches of rain on Central Park and sending refrigerators and pickup trucks floating down rivers in one of the region's worst storms in recent memory.
Editor: In 1870, Confederate General Robert E. Lee told Fletcher Stockdale, the former governor of Texas: "Governor, if I had foreseen the use those people designed to make of their victory, there would have been no surrender at Appomattox; no, sir, not by me. Had I foreseen these results of subjugation, I would have preferred to die at Appomattox with my brave men, my sword in my right hand." Our ...
Want to discover the "fun" in a fund raiser? Participate in the First Annual Birdies, Blues and Barbecue Golf Tournament to benefit the Averitt Center for the Arts, home of the Emma Kelly Theatre.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Statesboro High's Paul Welle was awarded a $20,000 college scholarship Monday in the Young Epidemiology Scholars (YES) Competition, one of the nation's most prestigious and influential high school science competitions.
Something quite interesting could develop for you, which would set a new stage for a lasting success. Fortunately, you'll be able to author a number of scenes and orchestrate your own future.
This week, we are looking at the myths that surround a one-club opening. Here is a sentence I have often heard: "A one-club opening asks for a major." A one-club opening is not Stayman, which does ask for a major. True, after a one-club opening, the responder will show a major if that is the correct bid with his hand. But the opener has not promised any length in the majors - his ...
DEAR DR. GOTT: I am writing in response to the person who had a frustrating itch deep inside the ear. Since I am very familiar with ear problems, I wanted to share my experience. I have had many appointments, first with my personal physician and then with three different ENT specialists over a period of about seven years. It was always the same treatment of drops and antibiotics. Relief would come for a short time, and then the itching would start again, over and over.
Cecelia Jane Cecelia Jane was born to Mr. and Mrs. Larry Scott Noblitt of Statesboro March 4 at East Georgia Regional Medical Center. The mother is the former Lindsay Rae Crogan. Tatum Elisabeth Tatum Elisabeth was born to Mr. and Mrs. Leon Lonon of Statesboro March 4 at East Georgia Regional Medical Center. The mother is the ...
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.
There will be plenty of hands-on activities like the one shown above today during Georgia Southern University's ArtsFest '07. The annual event at Sweetheart Circle in the center of the campus runs from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. The celebration of ArtFest's 25th year features art, music, dance, and some brand-new events added to festival favorites. ArtsFest is a free event open to everyone.
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. Statesboro Police Arrests John Knowles Slaven Jr., 34, Wendwood Drive — obstructing or hindering persons making an emergency phone call. Normal Emile Blanchette, 42, Northside Drive ...
Even though it didn't count, the Statesboro Blue Devils (9-8, 2-4 Region 3-AAAA) exploded for eight runs in two innings against the North Oconee County Titans in a rained-out Saturday night game at J.I. Clements Stadium on the Georgia Southern campus.
PORTAL - Trailing by five with 5:45 remaining, Portal needed to go 80 yards to score the go-ahead touchdown in the Panthers' final game of the season.
BAXLEY - The Southeast Bulloch Yellow Jackets traveled to Baxley to face the Appling County Pirates on Friday, with a potential region title on the line. The Yellow Jackets fell short 42-21 and finish third in the final Region 1-AAA standings for 2013.
BELLVILLE - All week long, Bulloch Academy's coaching staff had warned their players about Pinewood Christian Academy quarterback Dalton Johnson.
The Mark Byington era started with a bang.
All of a sudden everything seems different for the Western Carolina football team.
During Chris Vozab's first season as Georgia Southern's head coach, the Eagles lived by the jump shot and lost by the jump shot.
ATHENS - Aaron Murray is reaching a milestone for durability as he chases another SEC record.
ST. SIMONS ISLAND - Chris Kirk was at his best when the wind was at its worst Friday in the McGladrey Classic. Kirk rolled in a 40-foot birdie putt from off the green, chipped in from nearly 60 feet for birdie on another hole and wound up with another 4-under 66 at Sea Island to take a one-shot lead going into the ...
The widening of Georgia Highway 67 - Statesboro's Fair Road - to four lanes down to Interstate 16 shows up as a $36.4 million item in the proposed Statewide Transportation Improvement Program, with right-of-way purchases funded in 2016 and construction "after 2017." It's Bulloch County's biggest project in the $4 billion, four-year improvement program.
A small brick church at the end of a dirt road in Brooklet recently commemorated an event that no other church in Bulloch County can boast of. Antioch Missionary Baptist Church traces its roots back to September 1863 and recently celebrated its 150th anniversary. "It has been my pleasure and still another blessing from the Almighty God to serve as pastor of the oldest and one of the best churches in Bulloch ...
Stilson Elementary School's well pump stopped working, leaving the school without water, at about 9:50 a.m. Friday, the Bulloch County school system said.
Two people were arrested Thursday in connection with a recent armed robbery and kidnapping, and six others in the same apartment were charged with drug-related offenses, police said.
A 39-year-old man exposed himself as students boarded a Bulloch County school bus Thursday morning, and then undercover sheriff's investigators caught the suspect doing the same thing Friday, the sheriff's office said.
The SUV that a Richmond Hill woman was driving ran off U.S. Highway 80 East "for an unknown reason" before it crashed and killed her, according to the Georgia State Patrol.
WASHINGTON - A burst of hiring in October added a surprisingly strong 204,000 jobs to the economy in a month when the government was partly shut down for 16 days. And employers added far more jobs in August and September than previously thought.