Mr. Gessum Johnson Craig R. Tremble Funeral Home, Pembroke Chapel Mr. Gessum Johnson, age 87, passed peacefully away on Sunday morning at his residence in Bloomingdale, Ga. Mrs. Ella Ouise Brannen Deloach McGettigan Joiner-Anderson Funeral Home STATESBORO, Ga. -- Mrs. Ella Ouise Brannen Deloach McGettigan, age 94, died early Monday morning at home under the care of Ogeechee Area Hospice. Mrs. Brenda "Dale" Wilcox Roberts Thomas C. Strickland & Sons Funeral Homes, West ...
ATLANTA - After plenty of mistakes in his first four games, Geno Smith suddenly looked like a wily ol' veteran for the New York Jets. The rookie quarterback threw three touchdown passes, didn't turn the ball over at all and guided the Jets on a clutch drive that set up Nick Folk's winning field goal on the final play, giving New York a 30-28 victory over the struggling Atlanta Falcons on Monday night. After ...
In Samford's 44-34 win on Saturday over Georgia Southern, five of its 71 plays - passes of 74, 83, 69 and 58 yards, and a 50-yard run - accounted for 334 yards.
It seems like just yesterday that players were strapping on the pads for summer camp, but the prep football season is already at the halfway marker.
ALBANY - Bulloch Academy slapped 18 hits and played nearly flawless defense to upset Sherwood Christian Academy in the opening round of the GISA Class AAA softball playoffs on Monday.
Statesboro's volleyball program is in just its third year of existence, but don't tell the Lady Blue Devils that new teams aren't supposed to have immediate success.
KANSAS CITY, Kan. - Considering where Jeff Gordon was after Richmond, left out of the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship in part due to some late-race shenanigans, he couldn't have been happier on Sunday.
Remaining tickets for away games at Appalachian State on Oct. 26, and at Florida on Nov. 23, are available for purchase beginning Moday.
WASHINGTON - The NFL is prepared to meet with an Indian tribe pushing for the Washington Redskins to drop the team's nickname. Just not this week. As league owners gathered Monday in the nation's capital for their fall meetings, the Oneida Indian Nation held a symposium across town to promote their "Change the Mascot" campaign. Oneida representative Ray Halbritter said the ...
DUBLIN, Ohio - The Presidents Cup is more of an exhibition than a competition, even on that rare occasion when the matches are competitive. That only becomes a problem if nothing has changed 20 years from now. A bigger issue would be if the quality of golf suffered. <p class="MsoNormal" style="mso-margin-top-alt: auto; mso-margin-bottom-alt: auto; line-height: ...
Many of you have asked me what is being built on the Veterans Memorial Parkway near the intersection of the Bypass and Highway 301 South. The specific location being referenced is in the southwest quadrant of the intersection between Advance Auto Parts and the railroad tracks.
Your Pie brought its down-the-line pizza concept to Statesboro more than two years ago. Now the franchise has a new owner who finds himself a match for the young and growing, Georgia-born brand.
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Bobby Burke Crowe-Fields Funeral Home Millen, Ga. - Mr. Bobby Burke, age 71, died Friday, October 4, 2013. Mr. Benjamin H. 'Ben' Deal Hodges-Moore Funeral Home STATESBORO, Ga. - Mr. Benjamin H. "Ben" Deal, age 86, died Friday night at his residence after a yearlong illness. Tommy Dee 'Doc' Smith Hodges-Moore Funeral Home STATESBORO, Ga. - Tommy Dee "Doc" Smith joined his Savior on Friday, October 4, 2013, in Statesboro, Georgia. To ...
STOCKHOLM - Americans James Rothman and Randy Schekman and German-born researcher Thomas Suedhof won the 2013 Nobel Prize in medicine on Monday for discoveries on how hormones, enzymes and other key substances are transported within cells.
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.