Mr. and Mrs. Jerrell Kendall Whitaker of Statesboro announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Laura Leigh of Auburn, Ala., to Andrew James Howard of Griffin, Ga., son of Ellen Louise Howard of Newnan, Ga., and Mr. and Mrs. Byron L. Howard of Gainesville, Ga.
ATLANTA - Georgia's secretary of state on Wednesday certified the results of the Nov. 7 general election, declaring two Democratic congressmen winners in their re-election bids, but by slim margins.
The Eagles will try to snap a two-game skid when they open their home schedule today against Winston-Salem State. Tipoff is 7:30 p.m. at Hanner Fieldhouse.
William Peter Silcox of Kennesaw, Ga., announces the engagement of his daughter, Andrea Clair Silcox of Pembroke, to Adam Wade Williams, son of Mr. and Mrs. Donald Brannen Williams of Hephzibah, Ga.
"Why've people stopped using their turn signals? I don't understand the inability to flip the turn indicator on as a common courtesy to fellow drivers, safety issues notwithstanding. We no longer have to roll down the window and throw our arm out into a position to notify each other of our intentions. Use your blinkers!"
Ashley Brooke Gaskins and Dennis Mitchell Clark were united in marriage at 6 in the evening on Saturday, August 12, 2006 at the Statesboro Primitive Baptist Church. The wedding ceremony was performed by Randy M. Waters, pastor of the Statesboro Primitive Baptist Church.
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After successive losses in the first round of the Class AA state playoffs, the Screven County Lady Gamecock basketball team of Jennifer Acree exploded on the basketball scene a year ago, advancing to the Final Four before being ousted by eventual state champion Wesleyan. Can they repeat their success and their 29-3 record?
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - David Smith was a new arrival to the North Slope village of Nuiqsut last year when the former resident of upstate New York cooked up a few turkeys and vat of chili for the Eskimo community's Thanksgiving dinner.
ORLANDO, Fla. — Jessica Geiger’s right side jumper and Ashley Rivens’ free throw with seconds remaining sealed a come-from-behind victory for the Georgia Southern women’s basketball team Friday night, defeating Central Florida 75-71 at UCF Arena. Georgia Southern improves to 4-5 with the non-conference win, while the Golden Knights fall to 1-7. Juniors Shawnda Atwood and Tiffany Brown led the team with 14 points each, as five Lady Eagles scored in double digits. Ashley Rivens ...
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Mr. and Mrs. Freddie Tucker of Statesboro will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception on Sunday, December 10, 2006, from 2 until 4 p.m. at the Middleground Primitive Baptist Church social hall. Hosts for the occasion will be their children, Traci Hart, Staci Cowart and Kevin Tucker. They have seven grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
"Lord," my mother used to pray, "don't let Michael have an easy life."
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - When the Atlantic Coast Conference expanded to 12 teams and added a lucrative championship game, officials figured either Florida State, Miami or Virginia Tech would be there every year and bring along national title implications.
ATLANTA - Many of the folks on the rundown northwest Atlanta street where Kathryn Johnston lived fortify their windows with metal bars and arm themselves with guns for protection.
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.