MIAMI - Five convicted sex offenders are living under a noisy highway bridge with the state's grudging approval because an ordinance intended to keep predators away from children made it nearly impossible for them to find housing.
Jennifer M. Kanzler captured both of the top student awards at the Georgia Southern University 2007 Honors Day Convocation held at the Performing Arts Center on Wednesday, April 4.
Brittany Lamb became the bride of Dusty Lowe during a 6 p.m. ceremony held on October 7, 2006, at the Brooklet United Methodist Church. Wes Moye officiated.
Mr. and Mrs. John Wesley Holt of Statesboro announce the engagement of their daughter, Sarah Rebecca Holt, to William Rhett Hickman III, son of Mr. and Mrs. William Rhett Hickman Jr. of Statesboro.
The engagement and upcoming marriage of Deena Nell Booth and Douglas Reid Sasser Jr. is being announced by the couple.
Mr. and Mrs. Lee S. Baird of Eatonton, Ga., announce the engagement of their daughter, Crystal Leigh Baird of Eatonton, Ga., to David Evan Pope of Statesboro, son of Mr. and Mrs. David E. Pope of Statesboro.
Crystal Zeigler became the bride of Nic Copeland during a 6 p.m. ceremony held at the Fletcher Baptist Church on March 16, 2007. Pastor Ron Andrew officiated.
Mr. and Mrs. Bobby Murdock of Columbus, Ga., announce the engagement of their daughter, Lauren Elizabeth Murdock, to Adam Cirilo Aseron, son of Connie Graham and Dr. Cirilo Aseron of Statesboro.
Because you are prepared to work for what you want out of life without expecting things to be handed to you on a silver platter, large gains can be made in your field of endeavor.
Georgia Southern, who had two potential solo home runs robbed by Elon earlier in the game, fell short in its ninth inning rally losing 5-4 Friday night at J.I. Clements Stadium. The Eagles (17-17,1-6) lost their fourth straight at home.
WASHINGTON - People make more 911 calls from cellular telephones than landlines these days, and police and firefighters increasingly worry about finding those callers in distress.
BEIJING - China said Friday it is investigating allegations a Chinese company exported tainted wheat gluten used in pet food that has been linked to the deaths of more than a dozen cats and dogs in the United States.
EL PASO, Texas - For all the tough talk out of Washington on immigration, illegal immigrants caught along the Mexican border have almost no reason to fear they will be prosecuted.
The most infamous feud in American folklore, the long-running battle between the Hatfields and McCoys, may be partly explained by a rare, inherited disease that can lead to hair-trigger rage and violent outbursts.
Mr. and Mrs. Alan Parker of Macon announce the engagement of their daughter, Erika Lynn Parker of Perry, to Matthew Wright Boone of Warner Robins, the son of Mr. and Mrs. James Boone of Kingsland, Ga.
DALLAS - Everyone has an opinion of John Calipari.
FORT HOOD, Texas - A soldier opened fire Wednesday on fellow service members at the Fort Hood military base, killing three people and wounding 16 before committing suicide at the same post where more than a dozen people were slain in a 2009 attack, authorities said.
You know you've got that award-winning film in you, but you just need a little more time.
Four local students, three high-schoolers and one middle school student, took part in an All-State Band weekend at the end of February that consisted of two days of lengthy rehearsals and culminated with concert performances.
All 14 members of Georgia's U.S. House delegation are urging a congressional budget subcommittee to support federal funding for the stalled Savannah Harbor Expansion Project.
Margaret M. Emanuel
Margaret M. Emanuel
BROOKLET - It may have been April 1, but Southeast Bulloch's Bryce Harnage had no intentions of fooling around.
After dropping three of four games last week and falling under .500 in Southern Conference play, Georgia Southern needed something good to go its way.
Maybe we were just focused on the wrong body part.
JESUP - The Statesboro Blue Devils boys and girls golf teams competed in matches on Thursday in a tournament hosted by Wayne County.
Morgan Alford, 18, will put her $2,000 Youth of the Year scholarship to use this fall at the University of Georgia.
A fire in Portal early Monday destroyed a single-wide mobile home, but no one was injured.
Georgia Southern University President Brooks A. Keel has been invited by U.S. Rep. John Kline, R-Minn., the chairman of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, to speak before the committee at a hearing at 10 a.m. Wednesday.
NEW ORLEANS – The Sun Belt Conference and ESPN released six ESPNU telecasts featuring Sun Belt teams for this upcoming football season on Tuesday, including a pair of games at Georgia Southern's Paulson Stadium.