From staff and GSU AMR reports
Georgia Southern University associate professor Dr. Juan Serna, convicted in January of sexual and drug offenses against a former student, faces a year in jail.
(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.)
Over 20 track and field teams from around the state will converge on Statesboro Saturday for the ninth annual Gator Relays.
SAVANNAH - Police briefly halted Savannah's sprawling St. Patrick's Day parade Friday when a 15-year-old boy collapsed among the crowd of thousands and later died after being rushed to a hospital.
DEAR DR. GOTT: I am a deaf-education major taking an audiology class. It was recently brought to my attention that a reader had written to you regarding a problem with his hearing. You advised him to see an ear, nose and throat specialist in order to get the problem checked out. However, referring that reader to an audiologist would have benefited him much more, considering that he had a hearing problem, not just a problem with his ear in general. An audiologist would not only be able to identify if there were a common problem within the ear, but also ...
DEAR ABBY: I recently turned 40, and because I don't get along with my husband "Ted's" family, I chose to celebrate out of town with my parents and siblings. At the end of my five-day trip, Ted picked me up at the airport and barely greeted me. He waited three days to give me my birthday gift.
You might acquire some powerful desires for certain luxury items in the year ahead, but unless you can easily afford them, think twice about getting in over your head. Make need and quality your priority considerations.
In "The Electric Woman," Marabel Morgan, author of self-help books for married women, wrote, "Persistence is the twin sister of excellence. One is a matter of quality; the other, a matter of time."
A life celebration event is being planned for long-time Bulloch County Sheriff's Office employee Capt. Bennie Rushing, who has been diagnosed with terminal cancer.
GLENDALE, Calif. - A jury cleared a cardiologist and a radiologist Friday of negligence in the diagnosis and treatment of actor John Ritter, who died of a torn aorta in 2003.
OKLAHOMA CITY - A YouTube audio clip of a state lawmaker's screed against homosexuality, which she called a bigger threat than terrorism, has outraged gay activists and brought death threats rolling in.
Three murders in less than a week have sent three Southern college campuses into grief, and brought renewed attention to campus safety - a topic already on the minds of parents and students after recent mass killings at Virginia Tech and Northern Illinois.
SAN DIEGO, Texas - When the Duval County sheriff said he would lock up reporters from local newspapers if they kept ''interfering'' in his business, no one took the threat lightly.
Gordon loose on Auburn, there was no stopping the nation's leading rusher.
The main question for the NFL's weekend of wild-card games is who will advance, of course. The next big query: Who do you trust?
SAVANNAH - When Hollywood films a hit movie or TV show in Georgia, hardcore fans can bring in millions of tourism dollars when they come to get a firsthand look at the places they've seen on the screen.
In sports when a player isn't working, the coach takes him out. We need to do the same thing in our lives.
Anyone writing critically about the Bible - scriptures revered and followed by millions of believers worldwide - would do well to brace himself or herself for pushback from those believers, as well as scholars who view the Bible as God's word.
WASHINGTON - Governors across the political spectrum are hitting a roadblock in their bids to expand Medicaid with federal funds: Republican legislators who adamantly oppose "Obamacare."
CREVE COEUR, Mo. - Fifty-one years ago, Arthur Lampitt of Granite City, Illinois, smashed his 1963 Thunderbird into a truck. This week during surgery in suburban St. Louis, a 7-inch turn signal lever from that T-Bird was removed from his left arm.
WASHINGTON - The number of law enforcement officers killed by firearms jumped by 56 percent this year and included 15 ambush deaths. But gun-related police deaths still remain far below historic highs and lower than the average annual figures in the past decade, according to a report released Tuesday.
After a turbulent year marred by terror woes, Ebola outbreaks and a horrific series of airline disasters, many could be forgiven for saying good riddance to 2014 and gratefully ringing in a new year.
Couples tend to marry someone close to their age - at least initially. But of those who remarry, men seem drawn to younger women, while women tend to marry older men, a Pew Research Study says.
One of the best things about sports - at least for those who enjoy more than just one particular sport - is that the pages on the calendar can turn without the fun and games ever coming to an end.
Rose Bowl: Oregon vs. Florida State
She says her husband has a bright, shiny new car. It's a beauty. She's happy for him. She's not saying she wants his new car and wishes it were hers. No, it's not about coveting his incredible new machine. She wants to be that incredible machine. Here's why.
By going to a religious service, you're making yourself happier.