This is Boy Scout Week. Feb. 8th is the anniversary of the founding of Scouting in America. William D. Boyce, an American businessman, was helped by a boy in the London fog. The boy refused a tip for helping, explained that he was a Boy Scout. The Scout motto is "do a good turn daily."
Ogeechee Technical College has announced two recent appointments to key positions at the college. Beth Mathews was named executive director of Institutional Advancement, while Dr. Ben (Benjy) Thompson was named vice president of Economic Development. Both started in their new roles Feb. 1.
MIDWAY - Standing outside his home 100 yards from the Atlantic Ocean, John T. Woods III has a hard time imagining it - a towering tidal wave one day crashing over the dock where a lone fisherman recently cast his line.
Gin Starling of Coldwell Banker/Tanner Realty was named the Rookie of the Year at the annual Statesboro Realtor Awards Banquet last month.
DEAR ABBY: I have been out of the dating scene for a while. I was divorced nine years ago. My children are 27, 19, 16 and 17. My oldest two are married; the other two are still at home.
ORLANDO, Fla. - A NASA astronaut accused of trying to kidnap a romantic rival for a space shuttle pilot's affections was charged with attempted first-degree murder Tuesday and will remain jailed.
"You need to come to Indianapolis," the voice on the other end of the telephone announced with such assurance that it didn't occur to me to question it. Barry is a salesman, a car salesman, born to the breed. He is a hard person to contradict.
Everybody knows that James Edward Oglethorpe was the first person to establish a colony on the Georgia coast, right?
MIAMI - A wet and wild Super Bowl, the winning conditions for Peyton Manning and the Indianapolis Colts.
LONDON - A leaked cockpit video published Tuesday captures a dramatic exchange between two American pilots whose voices choke up when they learn they have killed a British soldier in a 2003 friendly fire incident in Iraq. ''I'm going to be sick,'' one pilot says, later adding ''we're in jail, dude.''
You might be fortunate enough to spend your time on activities that you can share with others, whether they are social, work-related or family-oriented. In all instances, you can find success.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe controversially said, "Mathematicians are like Frenchmen: Whatever you say to them, they translate into their own language, and forthwith it is something entirely different."
WASHINGTON - Republicans blocked a full-fledged Senate debate over Iraq on Monday, but Democrats vowed they would eventually find a way to force President Bush to change course in a war that has claimed the lives of more than 3,000 U.S. troops.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Arkansas - the first state to send home obesity report cards to warn parents of overweight kids' health risks - may ditch the plan or weaken it with the help of the new governor.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - When Salvadoran immigrant Irma Yolanda Membreno-Aleman wanted to apply for temporary asylum, she did what she would have done for any legal matter back home: She went to see a ''notario publico.''
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.
The following are among the food service establishments inspected in August and September by the Bulloch County Health Department. The department scores on a 100-percentile scale. Kitchens are inspected at least every four months and are required to post their score sheets in public. The score and selected comments from health inspectors are included in each report. All eating establishments are located in Statesboro, except where noted. To view all restaurant scores, visit www.bullochhealthdepartment.com. ➤ ...