During the summer and fall of 1943, German and Italian prisoners of were brought in to help harvest the bumper crops in Bulloch County. These prisoners must have volunteered for this duty, as any forced labor would have violated the terms of the their surrender. Several groups of these laborers, between the ages of 18 and 38 years of age, were being used in various locations throughout Bulloch County under the supervision of the military authorities.
Sunday, Nov. 5, is Retired Educators Day. Churches all over Georgia will be recognizing retired educators in their congregations.
By BOBBY NESMITH
Plans have been finalized for the wedding of Anita Ranee Anderson and Robert Jerry Hutcheson.
Gretchen Melissa Green and Patrick G. Blanchard Jr., both of Augusta, were united in marriage at 6 p.m., Saturday, August 12, 2006, at Sacred Heart Cultural Center in Augusta. Dr. Jack L. Snellgrove and the Rev. Dr. Sidney Austin Gates Jr. officiated.
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Statesboro police have arrested three men in connection with an attempted armed robbery early Friday morning.
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It's time to fall back, Bulloch County! Remember to set your clocks back one hour.
ATLANTA - Gov. Sonny Perdue failed to disclose his 2004 purchase of more than 100 acres in Houston County, which ultimately masked an apparent conflict of interest when the state decided not to purchase an adjacent wildlife preserve, a newspaper reported on Saturday.
BAGHDAD, Iraq - After a hastily arranged video conference with George Bush, Iraq's prime minister said Saturday that the U.S. president promised to move swiftly to turn over full control of the Iraqi army to the Baghdad government.
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SYLVANIA - Eight first quarter offensive plays netted three scores with the defense adding another as the SCHS Gamecocks scored 27 first stanza points enroute to a 54-7 victory over still-winless Metter's Tigers. With the win in the annual Hall of Fame game, the Gamecocks finished their regular season at Kelly Memorial Stadium at 5-0.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - NASCAR has penalized Kurt Busch and his Stewart-Haas Racing team for failing a post-race inspection at Daytona International Speedway.
Frog gigging is a dying art. Like grabbling or noodling (reaching under river banks for turtles and catfish) frog gigging is an outdoor activity that seems to be fading from view.
Editor's note: Because of incorrect information supplied, the time of the wreck and the location from which the victim was returning were incorrect in a brief that appeared in Wednesday's newspaper. The entire brief, with the correct information, appears below.
NEW YORK - Curtis Granderson and David Wright are expected to deliver big hits for the Mets. When they get one from Ruben Tejada, it's a bit of a surprise.
Mr. William T. "Bill" Akers
Hands down, the Andy Griffith Show is my favorite TV show.
LONDON - Novak Djokovic knew all along that his game was good enough to win more Grand Slam titles. It was his mind that was the problem.
LONDON - At this point, the top Tour de France sprint star might be called Sir Marcel.
CLEVELAND - There was no eye contact, nothing to indicate any reconciliation. The breakup of LeBron James and Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert was beyond bitter.
FALL RIVER, Mass. - Former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez can transfer to a jail closer to Boston for easier access to his lawyers while he awaits trial on a murder charge, a judge ruled Monday.
When the sky opened for a third time during the rain-rescheduled race at Daytona and teams pulled out car covers to wait out the weather, it seemed the right time for NASCAR to put the Coke Zero 400 out of its misery.
Candler County and Evans County may not be identical twins, but they have more in common than many siblings, and they remain joined at the hip. Created by acts of the Georgia Legislature in the summer of 1914 with ratification by voters that fall, both are now celebrating their 100th birthdays.
Note: The following is one of a series of articles looking at the growth of roads and transportation in Georgia and Bulloch County beginning in 1807.
Q: When he throws a tantrum, which happens several times a day, my 20-month-old often gets down on the floor and starts banging his head. Worried that he may hurt himself, I pick him up and comfort him. I know that reinforces head-banging, but I don't know what else to do. Making matters worse, a school counselor friend of mine tells me that head-banging is something lots of autistic kids do. I'm at a loss.
Four recent graduates received $1,000 scholarships from Bulloch County's Georgia Association of Educators chapter on June 13 during a special banquet to honor their achievements. Sydney Davis and Andreas Ward of Statesboro High School, Brantley Spence of Portal Middle High School and Preston Smith of Southeast Bulloch High School each attended the event with their families and shared their future plans.