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.
The witchcraft trials of Salem, Massachusetts, are shrouded in mystery; many details have been lost over time. After all, 1692 was three centuries ago, and documentation of legal proceedings was less than adequate. However, many attempts have been made to string together the details of the witchcraft trials, whether through fiction or fact. The famous drama "The Crucible" by Arthur Miller is one such example, and the story is now the popular version of the ...
If the town feels a little less crowded today, it's likely because of a few hundred Statesboro High fans making their way across the state as the Blue Devils take on Cairo in the first round of the Class AAAA state playoffs.
The Georgia Southern Eagles have won 115 games in the Southern Conference since joining the league in 1993, and lost 49.
With most of last season's Final Four squad returning this year, the sky is the limit for the Statesboro boys' basketball squad.
Georgia Southern men's soccer will face Elon for the second-consecutive year in the SoCon Tournament Semifinals today. The Eagles took a 1-0 win over UNCG in the opening round last weekend behind a 65th minute penalty kick goal from Witt Carlisle.
ATHENS - The Georgia Bulldogs' defense is finally showing some bite.
This year's Metter seniors began their high school football careers in Mike West's first season as head coach of the Tigers. Tonight, they'll all experience their first state playoff game as they take on Lamar County - No. 1 seed out of Region 4-AA and top-ranked Class AA team in the state.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - An assistant state attorney says prosecutors in Tallahassee did not receive information about an 11-month-old sexual assault allegation involving Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston until Tuesday.
HOMESTEAD, Fla. - There was no trash talking, no attempts at mind games. If there was tension or nerves, nobody could tell. In one of the tamest NASCAR title contenders' news conferences in recent memory, Matt Kenseth and Kevin Harvick kept it light and breezy as they discussed their championship chances against Jimmie Johnson. <p class="MsoNormal" style="mso-margin-top-alt: auto; mso-margin-bottom-alt: auto; line-height: ...
MIAMI - Jonathan Martin could sue the Miami Dolphins for big money under a variety of workplace laws that make employers liable for bullying, harassment and discrimination - even if the team's hierarchy didn't know about it, according to several legal experts. Less likely would be criminal charges against offensive lineman Richie Incognito, who was suspended by the Dolphins after fellow ...
A good way to get some in-depth information about a career is to go online and type in the Bureau of Labor Statistics, mess around with that database for a tad and then switch to Occupational Outlook Handbook. As they say in West Virginia, "You'll have more stuff than you can shake a stick at." I have no idea what that means, but it sounds good.
James "Jim" Delorey
BROOKLET - There was a time not too long ago that students at Southeast Bulloch High school and residents of Brooklet spent their Fridays in the fall trying to find something to fill the evening. For nearly a decade, undersized and outmanned Yellow Jacket football teams struggled while their fan base followed suit.
Coming out of high school, Kyle Oehlbeck knew what he wanted in a college football program.
LEXINGTON, Ky. - Seventh-ranked Kentucky put six players in double figures in the scoring column, led by Bernisha Pinkett's 19 points, and used its full-court pressing defense to force 35 Georgia Southern turnovers as the Wildcats downed the Eagles 103-38 in their home opener Wednesday afternoon in Memorial Coliseum.