BOSTON — A team that dominates a division for about a decade is bound to slip. Atlanta’s Jeff Francoeur experienced that last year, so he has a feeling for what the New York Yankees are going through this year. ‘‘You’ve just got to keep going,’’ the Braves right fielder said Friday, ‘‘but it’ll get to a point where you kind of got to put it in panic mode and get going. And I’m sure the ...
CONCORD, N.C. — Denny Hamlin has a new crew heading into Saturday night’s All-Star race, changes his team insists were long overdue. The overhaul opened Hamlin to criticism about his role in the shakeup — he blamed the crew for costing him a win last week at Darlington Raceway, and many believed the conversation should have been done in private. But crew chief Mike Ford said the second-year driver had every right to speak his ...
Arrangements for the wedding of Jana Altman and David Newland have been finalized.
CULLOWHEE, N.C. — Georgia Southern jumped out to an early lead but Western Carolina scored eight unanswered runs, as the Eagles dropped an 8-3 decision Friday night (May 19) at Hennon Stadium. With the loss Georgia Southern (32-26 overall, 12-14 Southern Conference) enters the regular season finale needing a win to keep out of the SoCon Tournament play-in game. Appalachian State and The Citadel pulled out wins Friday night, so the Eagles enter the final ...
AMSTERDAM, Netherlands - A 400-pound gorilla escaped from his enclosure and ran amok in a Rotterdam zoo Friday, biting one woman, dragging her around, and causing panic among dozens of visitors before he was finally subdued, officials and a witness said.
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Lindsey Ann Thomas and Timothy Daniel Murphy were united in marriage on Saturday, May 19, 2007, at the Carolina Inn in Chapel Hill, N.C.. The Rev. Dr. John Wesley Bressler of Statesboro performed the 6:30 p.m. double ring ceremony in the courtyard of the Inn.
Laura Leigh Whitaker and Andrew James Howard were united in marriage at half past six in the evening on Saturday, May 19, 2007. The ceremony was performed by the Rev. Dr. Charles Patrick Adams, cousin of the bride, at Statesboro First United Methodist Church.
Ashley Claire Branan of Athens became the bride of Joseph Bradley Sheffield, formerly of Statesboro, during a 5 p.m. ceremony held on April 14, 2007, at the First United Methodist Church in Athens. The Rev. David Moore officiated.
Mr. and Mrs. Alex Lota of Statesboro announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Alison Elizabeth Lota, to Jonathan Steve Tanner, son of Mr. and Mrs. Steve Tanner of Chula.
The Rev. Dr. Jane Altman Page and Dr. Gregory John Brock announce their engagement to be married.
NEW YORK - For all their complaining as they pay $3 a gallon or more to fill up their cars, few American drivers have yet to reach the point of cutting back.
It behooves you to stay on the best of terms with friends who have a lot of connections in the business world. Someone could supply you with some valuable information that will prove to be quite profitable.
DEAR DR. GOTT: I am an 85-year-old active female, still playing tennis, who was rushed to the hospital this past summer bleeding from six very large polyps in my stomach. The surgeon does not recommend surgery because of high blood pressure and a mitral-valve prolapse treated with drugs. I weigh 102 pounds and am 5 feet 3 inches tall. The gastroenterologist performed a second endoscopy, found the polyps are benign, and told me to return ...
DEAR ABBY: Is it harmful for someone to practice golf swings right after breakfast? I'm talking about leaving the breakfast table and heading outside to the back yard and starting practice. The way I see it, swings exert a lot of effort. Swinging a club for 15 to 20 minutes could do damage to the internal organs, right? To say the least, I don't think it helps the digestion.
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.
Bobby Cremins won 570 basketball games as a head coach at Appalachian State, Georgia Tech and College of Charleston.
DAVIE, Fla. - In a culture that fosters conflict, Jonathan Martin sought to avoid it.
Georgia Southern offensive tackle Garrett Frye today was named to the CoSIDA/Capital One Division I Football Academic All-District Football team.
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. - When Alex Gibney set out to make a movie about cyclist Lance Armstrong's 2009 Tour de France comeback, the documentarian admits he bought into the hype: The man who'd cheated death was coming back to reign supreme - and clean. "All of us fans wanted to believe," said Gibney, who directed this summer's well-received documentary "We Steal ...
ATLANTA - Rookie guard Dennis Schroder of the Atlanta Hawks has been suspended for one game without pay for striking DeMarcus Cousins of the Sacramento Kings in the groin. The suspension was announced by Rod Thorn, the NBA's president of basketball operations. Schroder will sit out Thursday night's game in Denver against the Nuggets. With just less than 10 minutes left in Atlanta's 105-100 victory on Tuesday night, Schroder hit Cousins with his left hand ...
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Pastor Jimmy spoke about one of his favorite biblical passages. Like most of us, it's truly difficult, if not nearly impossible, to pick one over another. What causes us to select one refers to a moment in time when one unit of Scripture jumps out and says, "Here it is! This is the one you need! Go for it!" I certainly don't mean to sound flippant, but there are those days when God almost ...
A 30-year-old Richmond Hill woman was killed after a vehicle wreck Wednesday night on U.S. Highway 80 East near Prather Road, Bulloch County Coroner Jake Futch said Thursday.
An alert neighbor helped Bulloch County sheriff's deputies find a man suspected of trying to break into a home Wednesday morning, the sheriff's office said.