WASHINGTON - Up against one last deadline, Congress raced to pass legislation Wednesday avoiding a threatened national default and ending a 16-day partial government shutdown along the strict terms set by President Barack Obama when the twin crises began.
SYLVANIA - Tuesday's announcement by ShriVallabh Pittie Group means that a company new to American manufacturing will build a new $70 million cotton yarn factory in Screven County, creating 200-250 new jobs.
It has been really interesting to watch the growth of the craft beer industry here in Statesboro. As in Savannah, Athens, and Atlanta, the interest has been immediate, and the industry well-received by locals.
Folks keep asking me why Georgia Southern is "changing" its offense. It would appear, they say, that GSU is no longer running the "triple option," and instead is running the "spread," because it wants to get ready for the move to the Sun Belt.
Roy Clinton Dowd Wood Funeral Home METTER -- Roy Clinton Dowd, 68, of Metter, died on Oct. 14, 2013, at his residence. Mr. Harold Ray Hadley Joiner-Anderson Funeral Home STATESBORO, Ga. -- Mr. Harold Ray Hadley, age 65, died Saturday, October 12, 2013, at the Ogeechee Area Hospice Inpatient Facility. Mr. Troy Rahn Hutcheson Sr. Joiner-Anderson Funeral Home STATESBORO, Ga. -- Mr. Troy Rahn Hutcheson Sr., age 72, died early Monday morning. ...
A year after Usain Bolt made history at the London Olympics and declared himself "a living legend," a bombshell dropped largely unnoticed in The Gleaner, the Caribbean's oldest newspaper: A former director of the Jamaica Anti-Doping Commission alleged the island ...
Statesboro had already proved that its state ranking - fifth in the latest Georgia Sports Writers Association Class AAAA poll –-was deserved with a win over fellow top-10 school Burke County back in September. Last week, the intensity was ramped up a notch as sub-region play began for the Blue Devils. Once again, Statesboro came through with flying colors. Facing a Liberty County team with several highly touted prospects and in front ...
ATLANTA - Braves general manager Frank Wren and his staff will discuss looming decisions on two free agents, catcher Brian McCann and pitcher Tim Hudson, in organizational meetings which being Tuesday in Orlando. Two more players to be discussed are Dan Uggla and B.J. Upton, who lost starting jobs this season. Wren said Monday he still feels the disappointment of Atlanta's NL division series loss to the Dodgers. He said the team ...
CONCORD, N.C.- Michael Waltrip Racing will run only two full-time cars next season because of the loss of sponsor NAPA, part of the fallout from its attempts to manipulate a race to get Martin Truex Jr. into the Chase. Truex, crew chief Chad Johnston and 15 percent of the workforce were notified Monday they are free to negotiate with other teams. Team co-owner Rob Kauffman said the cuts were across the organization and ...
DETROIT - David Ortiz's grand slam in the eighth inning helped Boston to a remarkable comeback win Sunday night in the AL championship series. The Red Sox went on to beat the Detroit Tigers 6-5 in a game Boston had once trailed 5-0. The Red Sox were down 5-1 with one out and nobody on in the eighth. At that point, they had only a 3 percent chance of winning, according to ...
HILLSBOROUGH, N.C. - Another person has been charged with violating North Carolina sports agents law for providing $725 to former Tar Heels football player Robert Quinn. Patrick Mitchell Jones, 39, real estate agent from Cartersville, Ga., made his first court appearance Monday and was released on $20,000 secured bond. In an unsealed indictment, a grand jury indicted Jones with one count of athlete-agent inducement for providing money in May 2010 through a ...
WASHINGTON - Senate leaders are closing in on an agreement to reopen the government and forestall an economy-rattling default on U.S. obligations.
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A workshop designed to inform employers on their rights and responsibilities regarding hiring people with disabilities will be held Tuesday, Oct. 22, in Statesboro.
"We like to say that it's 'love and devotion,' but it really is 'Leona and David,'" says Leona Gerrald.
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.
The legacy left behind by Georgia Southern's seniors seems to be obvious.
The do-or-die portion of the season begins a week early for the Statesboro Blue Devils as they make the trip up to Augusta tonight to take on Glenn Hills in the Region 3-AAAA play-in round.
Georgia Southern vs. Furman, Statesboro vs. Wayne County, Portal vs. Metter, Southeast Bulloch vs. Screven County - great rivalries help players get motivated for great games.
For the Portal Panthers, tonight's game is a chance to end a disappointing season with a win for the seniors and a chance to build momentum as they prepare to enter the offseason.
ST. SIMONS ISLAND - Heavy fog allowed Brian Gay a quick nap, and he no longer felt so sluggish after traveling halfway around the world from Shanghai to Sea Island.