Mrs. Helen M. Carpenter Tomlinson Funeral Home Mrs. Helen M. Carpenter, 72, resident of Swainsboro, died Tuesday morning at Emanuel Medical Center. Mr. Paul Franklin Pollard Joiner-Anderson Funeral Home BROOKLET, Ga. -- Mr. Paul Franklin Pollard, age 91, died Monday afternoon at his residence under the care of Serenity Hospice. To view the full obituary, click on this link: http://www.legacy.com/StatesboroHerald/DeathNotices.asp
BOSTON - David Ortiz and the Boston Red Sox romped to their third World Series championship in 10 seasons, thumping October ace Michael Wacha and the St. Louis Cardinals 6-1 Wednesday night in Game 6.
DALLAS - Monta Ellis started his Dallas career with 32 points, Dirk Nowitzki scored 24 and the Mavericks spoiled Mike Budenholzer's coaching debut with a 118-109 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Wednesday night.
Georgia Southern football coach Jeff Monken entered the season feeling pretty good about the B-back position.
The Bengals are on a tear, the Dolphins are in a slump. When they meet Thursday night in Miami, nothing indicates a Cincinnati loss. Yet Miami is only a 2½ -point underdog.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Matt Ryan was chatting at his locker when a teammate walked by, making a gesture that caused the Atlanta Falcons quarterback to crack up in the middle of a sentence.
With its first state playoff since 2003 just one win away, Metter found itself in a 13-0 hole against McIntosh County Academy.
Georgia Southern women's soccer dropped a 2-0 result to Davidson on Wednesday night in the final regular season contest of 2013.
There is no suggestion within the NCAA of blowing things up and even the idea of splitting off the big-money BCS schools into their own division gets little traction.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - If Greg Biffle could go back to Sunday, when he grabbed Jimmie Johnson by the collar and spun him around to confront him, he'd probably reach for the five-time champion's arm. And he would maybe ask for a private conversation rather than interrupting Johnson during post-race interviews. For the way it ...
I have waited an entire year for this! Julie and I came early to meet friends, Hal and Cyborg Fiscal, whose names have been changed to protect the innocent, and the parking lot is filled to capacity. Why do all these folks in town always arrive before we do? The signs clearly say, "Doors open at 6 p.m." so we are sure to get here by no later than 5:55 p.m.
Editor: Over the past several weeks, my mental integrity, my physical ability and character as your mayor have all been questioned. One retired resident of the county even wrote a letter to the editor wishing we could go back 20 years to a time where we "had some good, strong leaders." Twenty years ago, Clinton was president and Governor Miller began the HOPE scholarship. GSC had just gained university status with an enrollment ...
Mrs. Lucille Ann "Lue" DeGroot Oldmixon Joiner-Anderson Funeral Home STATESBORO, Ga. -- Mrs. Lucille Ann "Lue" DeGroot Oldmixon, age 85, died on October 27, 2013, at her son's residence in Statesboro, Ga., under the care of Ogeechee Area Hospice. Mr. Paul Franklin Pollard Joiner-Anderson Funeral Home BROOKLET, Ga. -- Mr. Paul Franklin Pollard, age 91, died Monday afternoon at his residence under the care of Serenity Hospice. To view the full obituary, click ...
BROOKLET - The Bulloch County area is no stranger to witnessing impressive rushing performances each fall. Statesboro's power wishbone attack routinely chews up yardage while runners in Bulloch Academy's option system are no stranger to breaking loose on dozens of huge plays throughout the season. But this year, fans need to make the journey down to Brooklet to find one of the most impressive runners in all of Georgia. Tyler Epps ...
Thanks to Samford's 34-27 win over Wofford on the road Saturday, the Chattanooga Mocs just got back into the conversation for the Southern Conference title. Chattanooga (6-2, 4-1 SoCon) has just one conference loss - a 23-21 decision at Georgia Southern on Sept. 28 - and still has Samford (6-2, 4-0) and Wofford (5-3, 4-1) on the schedule. If the Mocs win out, they will finally find their elusive bid to the Football ...
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.