FRUITHURST, Ala. - The huge hog that became known as ''Monster Pig'' after being killed by an 11-year-old boy was raised on a farm where it had another name: Fred.
Mr. and Mrs. Sammy Cone Sr. of Statesboro announce the engagement of their daughter, Cassandra Ann Cone of Statesboro, to Reginald Trenteé Donaldson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Reagan Donaldson of Metter.
Daisy Ellen Thornton and James Benji Lewis of Statesboro were united in marriage during a 6 p.m. ceremony held on April 7, 2007, at the Robbins Nest in Statesboro. Joe Anderson of Statesboro officiated.
SAVANNAH - A police officer has been arrested on accusations he unjustly shot and killed an unarmed man during a foot chase.
ATLANTA, Ga. - The Georgia farmer on whose property a huge wild hog was killed in 2004 is skeptical about reports that an even bigger wild hog was killed in Alabama.
Grains were so important to our ancestors that they believed each grain variety was a gift from the gods. Today grains are the most important food crop in the world. Even though the United States and Canada produce 20 percent of the world's grain, their residents are definitely on the minus side when it comes to consuming their healthy share. Americans fall short of recommended grain consumption by about 30 percent.
DEAR ABBY: My beautiful wife of 34 years passed away eight months ago. I miss her very much. Her dying wish was that she be cremated, which I respected. She asked that her ashes be scattered at sea, which I will do this summer.
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.
Note: Local lover of history Roger Allen continues a monthly column looking at the genealogy of a longtime Bulloch County family.
Even though the calendar disagrees, parents, teachers, and children insist that "summer" has arrived! Pretend along with your kids that summer is really here and make the most of every warm day in June. Enjoy fun in the sun, playing at the park, trips to the pool or beach, picking fresh vegetables, sleeping late, chasing fireflies – make it a summer that your children will long remember!
DEAR DR. GOTT: I have read several letters over the past couple of years confirming that placing a bar of soap in your bed or between your legs is great therapy for leg cramps. And I do believe that this works. However, this is another therapy for leg cramps during the night, one that I find useful, and it really works!
WASHINGTON - Even as troops in Iraq and Afghanistan are serving longer and more often - three, four, even five times - roughly half of Americans in uniform have not been sent at all.
WASHINGTON - Sun block. Beach umbrella. Laptop.
NEW YORK - The family that controls Dow Jones & Co. says it is warming to the idea of selling the company to Rupert Murdoch or someone else, citing the ''evolving competitive environment'' in which the publisher of The Wall Street Journal operates.
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. Arrest photos are available for viewing at statesboroherald.com/arrests/
ATLANTA - State government officials scaled back their emergency operations and crews worked to finish restoring power to homes and businesses as conditions improved following a winter storm that dumped snow and ice on much of Georgia.
Jack and Jean Bailey of Statesboro proudly announce the engagement of their daughter, Katelyn Marie Bailey, to Jared Michael Miller, son of Ed and Valerie Miller of Atlanta, Ga.
Mr. and Mrs. Mike Kearney of Statesboro announce the engagement of their daughter, Alexandra Leigh Kearney of Atlanta, to Brian Dean Clouser, son of Dean Clouser and Mary Clouser.
Mr. and Mrs. Barry P. Sherrod of Stilson, Ga., announce the engagement of their daughter, Jordan Elizabeth Sherrod, to Derrick Mitchell Mathis, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles M. Mathis of Louisville, Ga.
Jimmy and Barbara Mallard of Portal, Ga., plan to celebrate their 50th Wedding Anniversary on February 22nd at the Middleground Community Center from 4 until 6 p.m. The reception will be hosted by the couple's three children, Joyce Boyett of Portal, Julie Barnes of Statesboro and Jason Mallard of Portal. They have seven grandchildren. The couple married on February 21, 1964. No invitations will be sent. All family and friends are invited to stop by. No gifts, please.
Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Yeatts Jr. of Macon, Ga., announce the engagement of their daughter, Laura Christine Yeatts, to Herbert Lehman Franklin III, son of Ms. Emma Louise Keaton Franklin and Mr. Herbert Lehman Franklin Jr. of Statesboro, Ga.
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SAVANNAH - Southeast Bulloch Coach John Page knew his team was going to be in for a dog fight when it met Brantley County in the opening round of the Region 1-AAA tournament.
SAVANNAH – Coach Johnny Miller had no answer, not even a guess, as to why his Southeast Bulloch team came out flatter than a pancake in the opening round of the Region 1-AAA tournament.
Southeast Bulloch has spent the last few years building its boys and girls soccer teams into respectable forces in the area.
Georgia Southern's 2013 baseball season couldn't have gone any better.
Freshman Tyrone Outlaw came off the UNC Greensboro bench to score 17 points and Georgia Southern couldn't find scoring anywhere as the visiting Spartans won 68-56 on Thursday afternoon in a weather-delayed game at Hanner Fieldhouse.
Fredi Gonzalez almost couldn't contain his enthusiasm on the day Freddie Freeman and Jason Heyward signed multi-year contract extensions.
SOCHI, Russia - From wild cheers to stunned silence, the Sochi Olympics said goodbye Thursday to one of figure skating's all-time greats.