Officials at DaimlerChrysler's Chrysler Group outside Detroit knew they had a problem when studies showed, year after year, a quarter of Chrysler owners were interested in sport utility vehicles. And, a majority of these SUV-minded owners were leaving Chrysler to get an SUV from a competitor.
RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. - Former President Gerald R. Ford, who declared ''Our long national nightmare is over'' as he replaced Richard Nixon but may have doomed his own chances of election by pardoning his disgraced predecessor, has died. He was 93.
NEW YORK - After many years of decline, the number of murders climbed this year in New York and many other major U.S. cities, reaching their highest levels in a decade in some places.
Statesboro Police Arrests No arrests filed. Bulloch Sheriff's Arrests Tonya Leigh Shipes, 31, Joy Bluff Road, Reidsville - probation violation. Barry Martin Rainwater, 35, Barn Mobile Home Park - public intoxication. Linda Wynette Dixon, 42, May Road - possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, reckless conduct, obstruction of an officer, possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime. Patricia ...
FLOWERY BRANCH - Michael Vick didn't take back his criticisms of the Atlanta Falcons' inconsistent offense Wednesday, one day after coach Jim Mora said Vick's remarks were only the result of postgame frustrations following Sunday's loss to Carolina.
ATLANTA - Tony Taylor was on the verge of star status for Georgia as he closed his 2003 sophomore season with a flourish.
NEW YORK - James Brown's music career will come full circle when his body is brought to rest on the stage of the legendary Apollo Theater in Harlem, where he made his explosive debut, and the world changed to his beat.
LYERLY - After her son Justin was killed serving in Iraq, a grieving Jan Johnson resolved to see the place where he died and to better understand why it happened.
Lorena Ochoa learned at an early age to aim high and not be afraid to fail. She was 12 when she trained six months to climb the snow-covered top of Pico de Orizaba, Mexico's tallest mountain at 18,405 feet. When she was 5, Ochoa fell some 15 feet from a tree and broke both wrists, leaving her in a cast from her shoulders to her fingers. ''They said the doctor gave me ...
ATLANTA - Nicknamed the hardest working man in show business, James Brown told friends he still wanted to perform on New Year's Eve in New York despite being ill and in the hospital. But his heart gave out before he could make it there.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Powerful storms damaged at least three dozen homes as heavy rain and strong wind swept across the Southeast on Monday.
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - Jim Mora was a hot coach the last time Atlanta played at Philadelphia - the NFC championship game after the Falcons won the NFC South in 2004.
If Dame Fortune has anything to say about it, the year ahead could be a very fortuitous one for you, especially pertaining to your innermost desires and secret hopes. She has something special in mind that would elevate you in the ways you need.
Doctor and botanist Jacob Bigelow wrote, "It is common error to infer that things which are consecutive in order of time have necessarily the relation of cause and effect."
DEAR ABBY: I read the letter on Nov. 22 from the mother who was concerned about how her stepdaughter is going to spell her daughter's name, which will be Jasiela (pronounced Gisella). And you, of all people, agreed that she should speak with the mother about spelling?
ATHENS - Mark Richt said Tuesday he regrets not reminding Georgia players to knock down a pass at the end of last week's loss to Auburn. Auburn's Ricardo Louis made the 73-yard touchdown catch with 25 seconds remaining that gave the Tigers a 43-38 win. Richt said no coach, including defensive coordinator Todd Grantham, told the defense in a timeout before the play to bat down the fourth-and-18 pass. Georgia sophomore safety ...
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Off the field, the Florida Gators can relate to Georgia Southern.
BROOKLET - The Southeast Bulloch Yellow Jackets were one crazy - and controversial - play from pulling off an upset over Jefferson County in the first round of the Class AAA state playoffs last Friday in Louisville.
For the next three days, Bulloch Academy head coach Paul Webb and his Lady Gators host the eighth annual Lady Gator Classic pre-season basketball tournament.
Georgia Southern has finalized its 2014 non-conference football schedule with road dates at N.C. State, Georgia Tech and Navy and a home contest against Savannah State.
MaIt took Jimmie Johnson just 13 races into his rookie season with Hendrick Motorsports to prove to his team he was a rare talent.
SYLVANIA - The Southeast Bulloch Lady Yellow Jackets beat Screven County 52-19 in a preseason scrimmage on the road Saturday.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Nothing is going right for the Atlanta Falcons, and coach Mike Smith said he is fully to blame.
WASHINGTON, Ill. - When a cluster of violent thunderstorms began marching across the Midwest, forecasters were able to draw a bright line on a map showing where the worst of the weather would go.
Nuts & Bolls Clothing. Find it at www.nutsandbollsclothing.com. You may need to do a double-take, no bolts about it. A tribute to farm life, the name describes a logo of a peanut, an ampersand and a cotton boll appearing on T-shirts, caps and other items.
"Don't throw the baby out with the bathwater" was the crux of Paul Ferguson's remarks about the Affordable Care Act at Saturday's forum on the health-reform law, also known as "Obamacare."
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. ➤ ...