Dr. and Mrs. William Clarence Branan of Washington, Ga., announce the engagement of their daughter, Ashley Claire Branan of Athens, Ga., to Joseph Bradley Sheffield of Statesboro, son of Mr. and Mrs. B. Ralph Sheffield of Screven, Ga.
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(Note: The following is an excerpt from "When Dreams Came True," a book about the passage of the G.I. Bill and how it helped shape modern America.)
Cora Lynette Sparks Rowe became the bride of Thomas Gregory Futch during a 2 p.m. ceremony held on Saturday, October 28, 2006, at the Brooklet Community Center. Pastor Tim Huffingham officiated.
A Claxton man was killed Thursday morning in an automobile accident a the intersection of Nevils-Groveland Road and Ga. 46.
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Jeff Hendrix and Tammie Bolton of Statesboro announce the engagement of their daughter, Bridget Elaine Hendrix of Statesboro, to Timothy Lawrence Nessmith, son of Tony L. Nessmith and Debra Nessmith of Statesboro.
MILLEN - The Portal Panthers came into Friday night's matchup with the Jenkins County Eagles with nothing to prove. A playoff spot already secured, the Panthers could do no worse than the No. 3 seed in region 3-A regardless of the outcome.
Junior quarterback Jordan Walker threw four first-half touchdown passes as Bulloch Academy jumped out to a 35-0 halftime lead and cruised to a 49-22 victory over GISA Region 2-AA rival Memorial Day School Friday night.
New Zealand Bridge appears every two months in a small-page format. And on 11-11, here is a deal from the magazine in which each player holds one jack -- fair's fair.
DEAR ABBY: My youngest son, "Quinn," is 13 and has one of the most tender hearts I've ever seen. He can't stand to see anyone be hurt or left out. My husband died when Quinn was 18 months old. Quinn will make someone a wonderful husband one day. I know, because he displays these traits already.
In the year ahead, take care that any gambles or flyers you take are well-calculated ones and that you can afford to suffer a loss, should one occur. Otherwise, stick to sound and sure ways to advance your financial picture.
DEAR DR. GOTT: It is true that God alone is the author of all life and he alone must be allowed to end it. I think we are forgetting that right after death we must stand before God and give an account of our actions. Do we want, at that time, to be guilty of robbing God of his own power?
Sky Country, a component of the United States Air Force Band of the West, will perform a concert at the Carl Vinson VA Medical Center in Dublin at 2 p.m. Sept. 3 in the medical center auditorium. The concert is free and open to the public.
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BROOKLET - Southeast Bulloch notched its biggest win of the season Tuesday evening, cruising past Johnson of Savannah in a 16-0 rout in the first game of a doubleheader.
Now that Georgia Southern has released its starting two-deep for the season opener against N.C. State on Saturday, what questions are left that need to be answered?
WASHINGTON - Egypt and the United Arab Emirates secretly carried out airstrikes against Islamist militias inside Libya, the United States publicly acknowledged Tuesday, another sharp jolt to American-led attempts over the past three years to stabilize Libya after dictator Moammar Gadhafi's overthrow.
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip - Israel and Gaza's ruling Hamas agreed Tuesday to an open-ended cease-fire after seven weeks of fighting - an uneasy deal that halts the deadliest war the sides have fought in years, with more than 2,200 killed, but puts off the most difficult issues.
Forest Heights Pharmacy, located at 4439 Country Club Road, was founded by the late Joel Sikes in 2006. He was a long time Brooklet resident. Joel sold the business to Ben Ross in 2008 after he became ill. Ben is a second generation pharmacist/pharmacy owner who grew up working in his dad's pharmacy, Ross Drug, in Sylvania. Ben, his wife, Lauren and their two girls, Lanie and Lucy Kate, are active Bulloch County residents.
MIAMI - The fight for the coffee and breakfast crowd is heating up, both at home and abroad.
WASHINGTON - Government investigators found no proof that delays in care caused veterans to die at a Phoenix VA hospital, but they found plenty of problems that the Veterans Affairs Department is promising to fix.
WASHINGTON - Global warming is here, human-caused and probably already dangerous - and it's increasingly likely that the heating trend could be irreversible, a draft of a new international science report says.
A recent question among hunters who favor bow and arrow as their weapon of choice in the field is the debate concerning the differences between compound bows and crossbows.
NEW ORLEANS - Georgia Southern goalkeeper Katie Merson has earned the Eagles' first Sun Belt Conference award when she was named the league's defensive player of the week on Tuesday afternoon.
Georgia Southern University's College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences will host Scott McCloud, cartoonist and comic book theorist, on Wednesday, Sept. 10, at 5:30 p.m. in room 1115 of the College of Education.
A disease that some scientists have compared to the illness killing bats by the millions has been documented in a wild snake in Georgia.
In 2012, the PBS show "Time Team America" tracked the adventures of Georgia Southern University archeologists and students at Camp Lawton, a Civil War POW camp in Millen, as they uncovered buried secrets using the latest technology and decades of expertise. The episode will premiere tonight at 9 on PBS.