LOS ANGELES - Firefighters backed by water-dumping helicopters and planes gained ground Sunday on a wildfire that destroyed two homes and forced the evacuation of about 1,200 people in a rugged area 20 miles north of downtown.
PETROLIA, Pa. - A corrosive liquid overflowed from a tank at a chemical plant in western Pennsylvania on Saturday, evaporating into a toxic cloud that snaked along the ground and forced about 2,500 people to flee. At least three residents were believed to suffer respiratory problems.
NEW YORK - A family of five, including three children as young as 15 months, died in a blaze Saturday that filled an apartment with thick black smoke and kept the victims from escaping through the front door, fire officials said.
VILNIUS, Lithuania - A conservative opposition party and a populist group led by an impeached ex-president made strong gains in Lithuania's election Sunday, while the centrist government faltered, an exit poll indicated.
SAN FRANCISCO - In the Tenderloin, corner stores sell more alcohol than food, drug-addled pan handlers shake paper cups at passers-by and churches vie for real estate with strip clubs.
In an announcement made by Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue earlier this month, F. Thomas "Tommy" David of Statesboro was named an At Large Representative for the Board of the Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG).
Mr. and Mrs. Richard Henley of Statesboro announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Megan Suzanne Henley, to Zachary Dale Watkins of Albany, Ga. Zach is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Chris (Cindy Lillis) Collins and Mr. and Mrs. Larry Watkins of Albany.
You wake up one morning. You walk outside. You take a breath and you know. There is a peanut field somewhere that has been turned over, the peanuts thrown onto their backs and left to dry as they wait for the harvest.
(Note: This is the fourth in a series of articles on the Agrarian Movement in the nation, the south and Bulloch County in the 1800s.)
John and Sheree Kimes of Statesboro announce the engagement of their daughter, Stephani Lynnette Kimes, to Christopher Durell Rushing, son of Donnie and Connie Rushing of Savannah, formerly of Statesboro.
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NORTHFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich. - A semitrailer clipped the back of a bus overloaded with members of an Amish church group Thursday, flipping the bus onto its side and sending 14 people to the hospital, including several children, authorities said.
FAIR HAVEN, N.J. - Some specially trained dogs are helping humans curb themselves.
When Paul Theriot, Jr. took over as CEO of East Georgia Regional Medical Center, he stepped into leading one of the most significant facility enhancements ...
ATLANTA - The Georgia Conservancy's Board of Trustees recently honored two longtime supporters of Georgia's natural resources, former Lt. Gov. Pierre Howard as its ...
Note: The following is one of a series of columns looking at the first road systems in Georgia and Bulloch County.
In its ninth year at the Averitt Center for the Arts, "The Rocky Horror Picture Show LIVE!" will give audiences two nights - Tuesday and Wednesday ...
It's time for a reality check Eagle fans.
Georgia Southern ended a losing skid Saturday night in the high desert of New Mexico.
Is it the best of times, or is it the worst of times for Georgia Southern?
ATLANTA - The Atlanta Falcons are the NFL's top-scoring team, because of quarterback Matt Ryan's recharged passing attack.
CHICAGO - Cursed by a Billy Goat, bedeviled by Bartman and crushed by decades of disappointment, the Chicago Cubs are at long last headed back to ...
TALLADEGA, Ala. - Martin Truex Jr. showed up at Talladega Superspeedway determined to be at the front of the field and in control of his chances ...
AUSTIN, Texas - With their red, white and blue tutus and Taylor Swift T-shirts, Rachel Emling and Mikala Crews were everything Formula One wanted at the ...
CHICAGO - Chicago Cubs fans waited 71 years to celebrate a return to the World Series.
NEW YORK - Charles Barkley calls it friendly fire.
The new school year is still fresh and "it" has already begun, "it" being the ongoing effort on the part of schools to persuade parents ...