ATLANTA - Republican presidential hopeful John McCain said Tuesday that American forces are in for a long, difficult stay in Iraq and likened it to the United States' decades-long presence in South Korea.
DEAR ABBY: I have been in a relationship with a married man who is addicted to any drug, legal or otherwise, that he can possibly get his hands on. He's a kindergarten teacher and also a licensed boat captain.
Will Powell's 24 point effort in Friday's semifinal win over Frederica and five point output Saturday against Trinity Christian helped give Bulloch Academy its first region championship in basketball since 1992.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. - Wyoming, with its wide-open spaces and crisp, clear vistas, is starting to worry it has made itself too attractive in one respect: Convicted sex offenders from out of state are moving in, apparently because the laws are less restrictive.
BANJUL, Gambia - From the pockets of his billowing white robe, Gambia's president pulls out a plastic container, closes his eyes in prayer and rubs a green herbal paste onto the ribcage of the patient - a concoction he claims is a cure for AIDS.
DEAR DR. GOTT: It seems odd to be writing to a doctor clear across the United States for advice, but medicine isn't like it was years ago, when one doctor took care of all of your problems.
Sir Stuart Thomas said, "I am a man, not a duck, llama, or fish. Once a man, always a man."
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.
A man critically injured in a four-vehicle crash on U.S. 301 North Jan. 10 died Friday, said Georgia State Patrol Sgt. First-Class Christopher Wright.
WASHINGTON - In a victory for President Bush, a divided federal appeals court ruled Tuesday that Guantanamo Bay detainees cannot use the U.S. court system to challenge their indefinite imprisonment. A Supreme Court appeal was promised.
Some active, exciting times may be in store for you. There is likely to be important happenings that will result in improving things for you in areas where once only disappointment prevailed.
DEAR ABBY: When I first read the letter from "Wounded Bride" (Jan. 6), whose father left immediately after her wedding ceremony to watch a football game on television, I thought, "What an insensitive, inconsiderate boor!" However, when I saw the signature, "Wounded Bride in Nebraska," I laughed.
Cynthia Ozick wrote, "To imagine the unimaginable is the highest use of the imagination."
MCKEESPORT, Pa. - Edward ''Willie'' Carman wanted a ticket out of town, and the Army provided it.
GOVERNMENT CAMP, Ore. - Three climbers who tumbled off a ledge on Mount Hood were taken away in an ambulance after they hiked down much the state's highest peak with their rescuers - and a dog who may have saved their lives.
Twenty-nine works were selected for the Statesboro Regional Arts Association's annual Juried Exhibition, and any one of them is worth a visit to the Averitt Center for the Arts.
Gregory Wayne Parrish Sr.
Bulloch Academy had to overcome a lot of things to get a 60-44 victory over Hilton Head Christian Academy in the second day of the eighth annual Lady Gator Classic on Wednesday.
Antonio Glover got his first start in college last Saturday against Elon, and by all accounts the Georgia Southern sophomore acquitted himself well.
MILLEN - Four years ago, a group of former high school and college players kept their football careers going by forming the East Georgia Rebels, a minor league squad.
What a juicy matchup the NFL scheduled for Thursday night, a showdown for the lead in the NFC South and maybe for the best record in the conference.
With Statesboro looking for its first playoff win in nearly three years last week, junior linebacker Ricky Lee stepped up to help ensure the Devils' postseason run will continue.
ATLANTA - Devin Oliver and Jordan Sibert each scored 20 points, Vee Sanford added 15 and Dayton beat Georgia Tech 82-72 on Wednesday night.
BROOKLET - The Southeast Bulloch Football banquet will be held on Wednesday, Dec. 11, at 6 p.m., in the high school cafeteria.
ATLANTA - Talk about role reversal.
NEW YORK - Alex Rodriguez benched himself at his own grievance hearing. The New York Yankees star walked out in the middle of a session Wednesday, furious arbitrator Fredric Horowitz refused to order baseball Commissioner Bud Selig to testify. The move, followed by angry statements accusing Selig of bias and the entire arbitration process of flaws, appeared to be a prelude ...
Hal Coleman Waters Sr.
Anna Claire Knight had a career day for Georgia Southern, but unfortunately for the Eagles, she was just about the only one scoring in the second half. Knight scored 28 and 15 of GSU's 27 second-half points, but Cal State Northridge was too much to handle as the Eagles lost 70-58, on Tuesday at Hanner Fieldhouse. No other GSU player finished with double digits. Georgia Southern (1-3) led 31-28 at the ...
For the past month, the Southern Conference has been watching the league's frontrunners, Samford, Wofford and Chattanooga, to see which one will reach out and take the 2013 SoCon championship. None of them did. On Saturday, while Wofford was losing to Appalachian State and Chattanooga was losing in overtime to Samford, Furman (6-5, 5-2 SoCon), which was 2-4 and 0-2 at one point this season, put itself into position to claim the ...
For the first time in three seasons - which must seem like an eternity to a perennially successful program - Statesboro is back in the second round of the state football playoffs. The Blue Devils (10-1) didn't draw the easiest of roads for their postseason adventure. Statesboro had to travel all the way over to Cairo last Friday night, but paraded back to town with the school's first postseason victory since a win ...