WASHINGTON - Anti-terror legislation sailed through the House on Tuesday, the first in a string of measures designed to fulfill campaign promises made by Democrats last fall.
FORT STEWART, Ga. - They've done it twice already in four years, but the third time isn't any easier - Sgt. Michael Konvicka picks up his rifle to go to war while his wife takes up her knitting needles and crochets blankets to help pass the time while he's away.
Portal Middle sweeps RMS The Portal Middle School boys basketball team defeated Reidsville Middle Wednesday by a score of 45-35. Corey Walker led the Panthers (6-2) with 18 points and Jamie Hagins added 12. The defensive efforts of Devon Spells, Tony Mikell and Nolan Clark also added in the victory. The Lady Panthers (6-2) also got a win, defeating RMS 49-37. Nikki Sims led Portal with 14 points, Jalvin Jones and Boshna ...
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Greg Biffle was cruising around Las Vegas Motor Speedway at 204 mph when his tire exploded, sending him crashing into the wall. Knocked unconscious, he dislocated his right shoulder and briefly had blurred vision.
The 2006 All-Region team for Region 3-AA was announced on Wednesday. Southeast Bulloch placed four players on the team: pitcher Megan Barnwell, outfielder DeAnn Lewis, utility player Ciera Weaver and catcher Brittany Page The Lady Gamecocks of Screven County put five members on the team: pitcher Elizabeth Poythress, catcher Brandy Evans, first baseman Kate Blackburn, third baseman Shanita Patterson and outfielder Carly Bess. Both SEB and Screven County advanced to the ...
WASHINGTON - Unswayed by anti-war passions, President Bush said Wednesday he will send 21,500 additional U.S. forces to Iraq to break the cycle of violence and ''hasten the day our troops begin coming home.'' He acknowledged making mistakes in earlier security efforts in Baghdad.
When starting point guard Kittrella Mikell went down with an injury early in the year, Statesboro's girls basketball team needed someone to step up.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Ricky Rudd might end up being exactly what Robert Yates needed to save his struggling race team.
It's hard to get SEB's James Scott out of position. That's because the sophomore Yellow Jacket has started at four different positions so far this season. And if his team was in a pinch, head coach John Page feels the 6-foot-1, 190-pound athlete could man the point, too. "He probably could play just about every position on the floor, to tell you the truth," said Page. As it is, Scott ...
NEW YORK - Mark McGwire fell far short in his first try for the Hall of Fame, picking by 23.5 percent of voters while Tony Gwynn and Cal Ripken Jr. easily gained baseball's highest honor.
The boys basketball team of Bulloch Academy used aggressive defense and unselfish play on the offensive end to outscore Trinity Christian School by 25 points in the second half on the way to a 61-32 victory Tuesday night in Dublin.
DETROIT - Higher door lines and more glass in the roof. Sleek, low hood lines with big chrome grilles. Functional interiors, including house-like lighting and a van with seats on two sides of a table.
DEAR ABBY: Every year, my husband and brothers-in-law go deer hunting. They always meet at my house for the big hunt. Each year they get sloppier and messier. They leave bloody footprints and pieces of deer carcass through the house and their dirty, smelly clothes in a big pile in the kitchen. They also never wash a dish, plate or utensil they use.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Bobby Petrino's introduction as the Atlanta Falcons coach Monday also served to introduce the new coach to the problems he'll be asked to solve in the Michael Vick-led offense.
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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.