There will be plenty of hands-on activities like the one shown above today during Georgia Southern University's ArtsFest '07. The annual event at Sweetheart Circle in the center of the campus runs from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. The celebration of ArtFest's 25th year features art, music, dance, and some brand-new events added to festival favorites. ArtsFest is a free event open to everyone.
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. Statesboro Police Arrests John Knowles Slaven Jr., 34, Wendwood Drive — obstructing or hindering persons making an emergency phone call. Normal Emile Blanchette, 42, Northside Drive ...
Even though it didn't count, the Statesboro Blue Devils (9-8, 2-4 Region 3-AAAA) exploded for eight runs in two innings against the North Oconee County Titans in a rained-out Saturday night game at J.I. Clements Stadium on the Georgia Southern campus.
I had an opal necklace. It was a gift - a small stone set in gold on a narrow gold chain. I wore it every day. I would unconsciously finger it while I was on the phone or watching television. When I looked in the mirror it reminded me of lots of things, including the fact that opals are supposed to be good luck for those born in October, but bad luck for anyone else. I was, fortunately, born in October.
Harry S. Truman said, "It's a recession when your neighbor loses his job; it's a depression when you lose yours."
DEAR DR. GOTT: In the recent past, I read a letter sent to you concerning pain in limbs of persons on statins.
BRUNSWICK, Ga. - A convicted child molester and his parents pleaded not guilty Friday to charges they kidnapped, sexually assaulted and murdered a 6-year-old boy whose body was found last month wrapped in a trash bag and dumped by a roadside.
BAGHDAD - Iraqi civilian deaths have fallen in Baghdad in the two months since the Feb. 14 start of the U.S.-led offensive, according to an Associated Press tally.
WASHINGTON - Most people file their tax returns electronically because it's convenient, despite lingering concerns about the security of their most sensitive financial information, according to a new AP poll.
Exciting opportunities are in the offing in the year ahead, which can carry you far in your chosen field of endeavor, provided you don't sit on the developments. Events that make things possible can go away in a flash.
PORTAL - Vinnie Lynn's two-run home run in the bottom of the fourth inning sparked the bats of the Portal offense as the Panthers (9-9, 6-2 Region 3-A) came back down 6-1 and knocked off region foe Savannah Country Day (6-7, 2-5 Region 3-A) 14-7 Friday night in Portal.
William Bartram is considered by most knowledgeable people to be the first and, at the time, foremost expert on the North American continent's birds. What is not widely known is that Bartram chose to spend a substantial amount of his time right here in Bulloch County. He was born to John Bartram and Ann Mendenhall in Kingsessing, Pennsylvania on April 20, 1739.
DEAR ABBY: I read your column every day, but this is the first time I have ever written. I'm a 16-year-old girl with a big problem. I dated a guy I'll call "Mickey" for about a month, maybe a little longer. Then we broke up because he said he wasn't over his last girlfriend. I know now it was a lie, since I found out they had never actually broken up - he just cheated on her with me.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Wholesale prices shot up by 1 percent in March, mostly reflecting more expensive gasoline and food.
Now is the time to plan an outdoor living space to enjoy as the nicer weather is upon us. Whether it is a spot under a shady tree near your back door, a back porch, or poolside area, outdoor living spaces can be planned and arranged as if they are an indoor room. Many fabrics and decorative items are now available that can withstand the outside elements. Evaluate what your family enjoys doing outside, ...
For all the dire predictions making the rounds, you'd think they were playing "The Hunger Games" at MetLife Stadium on Feb. 2 instead of the Super Bowl. "Cold or snowy is one thing," San Francisco 49er Phil Dawson said, "but if it's a blizzard it could be bad. ...That would make things crazy. I'm not sure how that would work." <p class="MsoNormal" ...
JONESBORO, Ark. - Blake Anderson has made a habit of breaking records in his two seasons as the offensive coordinator at North Carolina. The 43-year-old hopes to bring his style of up-tempo football - along with a healthy dose of stability - to Arkansas State. Anderson was introduced as new coach of the Red Wolves on Thursday, becoming the school's fifth head coach in five seasons. He replaces Bryan Harsin, who left Arkansas State last week ...
ATLANTA - On her way to work, Ira Curry heard on the radio that one of the winning lottery ticket numbers was her family's lucky No. 7. She called home, her daughter checked the ticket and in an instant, Curry was a multi-millionaire.
I owe the idea for this article to Pastor Wes, and I hope he feels I did a worthy job.
NEW YORK - While the New York Yankees set another salary record, the Houston Astros had the lowest average in the major leagues in 14 years and the attention of the players' union. The overall big league average rose 5.4 percent this season to a record $3.39 million, according to the annual report released Wednesday by the Major League Baseball Players Association. The increase was the steepest since 2006. In ...
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. - Standing amid giant piles of snow in the shadow of MetLife Stadium, Super Bowl organizers said Wednesday that they're prepared to deploy thousands of trucks and tons of salt to prevent snowy weather from interfering with the biggest football game of the year. Officials held the press conference to assure the public that snow or ice will not hinder the game on Feb. 2, when it will ...
ATLANTA - Looking for catching depth after losing Brian McCann to free agency, the Atlanta Braves acquired Ryan Doumit from the Minnesota Twins on Wednesday for left-hander Sean Gilmartin. The 32-year-old Doumit could share time with Evan Gattis, a rookie last season who is McCann's projected replacement as Atlanta's primary starter. After playing his first seven seasons with Pittsburgh, Doumit spent two years in Minnesota. He hit .247 with 14 ...
FLOWERY BRANCH - Roddy White is beginning to perform like an elite receiver again - just in time for a final visit to one of his favorite stadiums. White and the Falcons will help close Candlestick Park in Monday night's game at the San Francisco 49ers. Asked about his memories of the stadium, White quickly mentioned the NFL's top all-time receiver. "Man, I just remember Jerry Rice just tearing ...
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. - With Peyton Manning on the verge of breaking Tom Brady's single-season touchdown record, Houston interim coach Wade Phillips calls this "just the best year ever of any quarterback." <p style="color: #333333; font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; ...
This is it, the final go-round for the BCS.