Note: The following is part of a series of columns exploring the use of rivers in the early history of Georgia and Bulloch County.
TROON, Scotland - Henrik Stenson and Phil Mickelson delivered what everyone expects out of a major championship.
LOUDON, N.H. - Kyle Busch had an expected result in his unexpected NASCAR start.
ATLANTA - The Atlanta Braves' horrible season keeps getting worse.
Dre Lawson has hit a few home runs in his career, but his trip around the bases after sending a ball sailing over the left field fence Saturday afternoon ended with a state championship waiting for him and his Statesboro-Bulloch U10 team at home plate.
Mrs. Angela "Angie" Stephens Bird
As the (somewhat) cooler temperatures of fall slowly creep into view, football is always a hot issue in Statesboro.
SAVANNAH - Rare loggerhead sea turtles reached a conservation milestone on the coast of Georgia in the midst of a strong nesting season on southern Atlantic beaches.
ANKARA, Turkey - Rather than toppling Turkey's strongman president, a failed military coup that left more than 250 dead appears to have bolstered Recep Tayyip Erdogan's immediate grip on power and boosted his popularity.
Mrs. Joyce Helen Lambert Bragg
ATLANTA - Colorado scored four runs in the third inning and pinch-hitter Ryan Raburn capped a big offensive performance for the Rockies with a ninth-inning grand slam in an 11-2 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Friday night.
LOUDON, N.H. - Jeff Gordon is ready to pull his firesuit out of storage and come off the bench for one more shot at winning one of NASCAR's crown jewel races.
HOOVER, Ala. - Alabama is once again the favorite to win the Southeastern Conference, while LSU, Tennessee, Mississippi and the rest of the league try to figure out a way to derail the Tide.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - Tom Brady said Friday he will not ask the U.S. Supreme Court to block his four-game "Deflategate" suspension, ending his fight in a scandal that tested the power of the NFL commissioner and tarnished the reputation of one of the sport's greatest players.
TROON, Scotland - Jason Day went through four pairs of gloves, trying desperately to stay dry in the pounding rain. At one hole, he accounted for the howling wind by aiming his shot toward the Irish Sea.
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