HOUMA, La. - With 16 adults, six young children and five dogs roaming the decks, the ''Captain Rayne'' looked more like Noah's Ark than a crew boat that ferries workers back and forth to offshore oil rigs. And skipper John Lyons fully expects his vessel to bring his family and friends safely through whatever Hurricane Gustav dishes out, no matter how biblical.
CHICAGO - Maurisha Gaiter didn't raise her two daughters to be honor roll students by letting them skip class.
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Pakistan opened an investigation Monday into the killings of five women who tried to choose their own husbands, after a provincial lawmaker defended their deaths as a ''centuries-old tradition.''
MOSCOW - More than 1,000 angry mourners turned the funeral for a journalist critical of Russia's government into a demonstration Monday, accusing police of lying when they said he was accidentally shot by an officer.
DETROIT - Lawyers for Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick have proposed a deal in which he would resign, plead guilty to two felonies, make restitution and serve five years' probation in exchange for avoiding jail time, a newspaper reported Sunday.
CARTERSVILLE, Ga. - The elegant museum in Cartersville's modest downtown has become a surprising sanctuary for Western art collectors.
TIGER, Ga. - Making moonshine is a vanishing craft in the backwoods and mountain hollows of north Georgia, but it's a skill that hasn't completely dried up.
WASHINGTON - Congress is putting the short-term future of renewable energy companies in jeopardy even as the presidential candidates and most lawmakers hail windmills, solar panels and biofuels as long-term solutions to high gasoline prices and global warming.
WASHINGTON - Cody Miller was a high school football player who was allergic to ragweed. Douglas Briggs was a doctor coping with pain from an old back injury.
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(Note: All information included in this report is taken from law enforcement incident reports and arrest records, which are public records and available for review at any and all local law enforcement agencies. Not every arrest leads to a conviction. Guilt or innocence is determined by the court system.)
Lynn Bowen recently was named as executive director for the Bulloch County Chapter of the American Red Cross Disaster Services.
Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Smith (formerly Lisa M. Wilkerson) of Statesboro announce the engagement of their daughter, Shantell S. Roberson, to James Wilson, son of Ms. Fannie Hendrix of Saginaw, Mich.
Plans have been finalized for the wedding of Jennifer McComb and Jim Starling.
Garrett Nevil, chairman of the Bulloch County Commission, was presented recently the new 2016-17 telephone directory from John Scott, general manager of Bulloch Telephone Cooperative.
CORE Credit Union announced recently a partnership with the Boys & Girls Club of Bulloch County in support of their Academic Enrichment Programs.
"I love Statesboro!" is how Kessel Stelling, the chairman and CEO of Synovus Financial, began our interview.
Southeast Bulloch High School has seen a considerable rise in success since Pat Collins took over in 2010.
It's about time we got smarter about high school football.
GB Bank Group Inc., parent company of Statesboro Bank on Savannah Avenue, recently named three members to the bank group's advisory board, including Becky ...
Before we start this, you should know something - if you already do not. I suspect you might.
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - After kicking for 10 teams in the past 15 seasons - and a few more teams in preseason camps - Shayne Graham knew to ...
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - For all the praise of golf's return to the Olympics, there was no shortage of suggestions to make it better.
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) - The Ethiopian marathon runner who made an anti-government gesture at the Rio Games while approaching the finish line will not face ...
GAINESVILLE, Fla. - The drier, warmer autumn weather that's becoming more common due to climate change may extend summer smog well into the fall in ...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - In some parts of the U.S., the thrill rides that hurl kids upside down, whirl them around or send them shooting down ...
Bulloch County sheriff's deputies aided the U.S. Marshals Service in arresting who they said was an armed and dangerous man located in the ...
Mr. and Mrs. Warren Ball of Statesboro are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Catherine Candler Ball, to Adam Wesley Groover, son of ...
Larry and Lisa Saxon of Guyton, Ga., and Phil Restivo of Rincon, Ga., are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Courtney Estelle Restivo ...