115-lb woman wins Illinois hot dog-eating contest
Kenzie Stanford is Georgia Southern University student who is excited about beginning her senior year in the fall and her future after college.
Heidi Altman is an associate professor in the sociology and anthropology department at Georgia Southern University who fully enjoys her time with students.
Last weekend, I decided to head over to the mall after work to invest in a little retail therapy, and the first thing to catch my eye was the dazzling assortment of this year's swimsuits on display.
A routine traffic stop Monday afternoon led to the arrest of the driver and her passenger on methamphetamine possession charges, according to the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office.
Xbox One's cartoonish-styled golf simulator "Powerstar Golf" is now a free-to-play title. Developed by Zoë Mode and published by Microsoft Studios, "Powerstar Golf" has dropped its $19.99 price tag and is free to download from the Xbox Game Stores, with separate extra courses that are available for purchase. Giving an alternative to Tiger Wood's realistic models and locations, the arcade-style approach of "Powerstar Golf" gives players a laid-back but entertaining title.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Go ahead and congratulate country rocker Brantley Gilbert on his No. 1 hit, "Bottoms Up." Just don't buy him a beer.
The abduction of almost 300 high-school girls from their dormitories in northern Nigeria more than a month ago went largely unnoticed by the Western press until a social media campaign using the hashtag #BringBackOurGirls brought it to the forefront of American political discussion.
Lauren West is a rising sophomore at Georgia Southern University who is described by her peers as determined and hardworking.
Thomas Buckhoff is a Georgia Southern University professor who enjoys not only teaching but also observing the transition of students developing into professionals.
Last week, sticky-fingered patrons tried leaving Walmart with all kinds of items. First, a homeless man was seen on camera stealing a KitKat candy bar, a flashlight battery and a fist dagger. It was listed as his second offense. Another man threatened to slap an employee in the face after he and a buddy were caught shoplifting wings, macaroni and cheese, household goods and electronic items. A third incident involved two men who shoplifted a 12-pack of Kool-Aid Watermelon Jammers and a pair of fingerless gloves.
Georgia Southern University Police are searching for two men who reportedly robbed another man as he was walking in Herty Woods early Monday morning.
The Scripps National Spelling Bee wrapped up on May 29, naming two competitors as co-champions for the first time since 1962. Sriram Hathwar, a 14-year-old New Yorker, and Ansun Sujoe, a 13-year-old Texan, battled for five perfect rounds before the tie was announced.
Carrying leather-bound copies of scripture to church is so 20th century, a recent study indicates, and experts predict a continuing shift from print to palmtop device, such as a smartphone or tablet.
Satanism has shared national headlines this week with one of the country's most illustrious and highly acclaimed schools, Harvard. And it's caused quite a reaction from religious leaders and faith bloggers as well.
Barbara "Bab" Moore Lindsey
Tiger Woods back on the golf course is a big deal.
SALVADOR, Brazil - They captured the hearts of America - from coast to coast, big towns and small, all the way to the White House.
SAVANNAH - With the July Fourth weekend on the horizon, the Atlantic hurricane season's first named storm plodded off Florida's coast Tuesday, though Arthur wasn't yet spooking too many in the storm's potential path.
WASHINGTON - Many of the 8 million Americans signed up under the new health care law now have to clear up questions about their personal information that could affect their coverage.
WASHINGTON - Supreme Court justices found more common ground than usual this year, and nowhere was their unanimity more surprising than in a ruling that police must get a judge's approval before searching the cellphones of people they've arrested.
LONDON - For the third year in a row, Rafael Nadal made an early exit from Wimbledon after a stunning loss to a player ranked 100th or lower.
This week always brings back some unpleasant memories. I know that Independence Day evokes thoughts of America's newly won freedom for most people but for me it is a reminder of a different war that was bitterly contested on American soil in the 1960's. Sadly it was brother against brother and friend against friend.
SAO PAULO - Angel Di Maria scored deep into extra time Tuesday to give Argentina a 1-0 win over Switzerland and a spot in the World Cup quarterfinals.
At an age when most kids start school and learn to ride bikes, Nico Poux was fighting for his life. Diagnosed with leukemia at age 6, Poux has battled cancer the bulk of his life.
Nursing homes and other medical providers that owe money to a Georgia health agency now face a repayment timetable that could lead to their being cut off from the government Medicaid program.
WASHINGTON - Republicans called it a win for religious freedom. The decision of the Supreme Court, they said, is further evidence the country's new health care law is deeply flawed.
NEW YORK - A federal judge has overturned the conviction of a former New York City police officer accused of plotting to kidnap, kill and eat young women.
Mrs. Carrie Lee Perkins Huff
ATLANTA - Three errors by New York fueled Atlanta's comeback as the Braves scored four runs in the eighth inning and beat the Mets 5-3 for their fifth straight win.