GHENT, Belgium - Gert Steegmans won the second stage of the Tour de France on Monday with an inspirational victory in his home country, avoiding a late crash that slowed many riders and left them with scrapes and bruises.
SAN FRANCISCO - With Barry Bonds sitting out, this derby was dry - and Vladimir Guerrero was San Francisco's home run king for a day.
Jon Johnson joins Viracon Statesboro
ROSWELL, N.M. - If you truly believe a UFO and its crew of bug-eyed aliens came crashing down here 60 years ago, rest assured: You're not alone.
RENO, Nev. - An 8,000-acre wildfire had forced hundreds of people to leave their homes in the northern Nevada town of Winnemucca, and scores fled homes in the path of a blaze in Washington state on Sunday.
By BERNIE WILSON
WIMBLEDON, England - Improbable as this Wimbledon title might have seemed, Venus Williams knew it could happen.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Kyle Busch saw several cars clustered around the inside lane and another one crawling along in the outside lane.
Apricots are one of the first signs of summer and one of my favorite summer fruits. Apricots are available fresh from May to August, with peak season being June and July. They are also available all year canned and dried.
Deanna O'Donnell Hodnicki, Celena O'Donnell Hughes, Lake O'Donnell and Lehmon and Stephen Dekle announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their parents, Jane Gnehm O'Donnell and Remer Judson Dekle.
Mr. and Mrs. Anthony W. Tyson of Colbert, Ga., announce the engagement of their daughter, Emily Louise Tyson of Burlington, Iowa, to Eric James Zieser, son of Mr. and Mrs. James Zieser.
Gina Parrish of Duluth, Ga., and Mark Henderson of Atlanta were united in marriage on June 8, 2007, in Duluth.
Caitlin Bachler Thomson and Benjamin Hunter Ginn were united in marriage on Saturday, June 2, 2006, at 6 o'clock at the First United Methodist Church of Statesboro. The Reverends Joan Kilian and Dr. H. William Perry officiated.
Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Alan Rowand of Statesboro announce the engagement of their daughter, Michelle Leigh Rowand, to Lorin Matthew Strickland, son of Frances Strickland of Woodstock and Michael Whitlaw Strickland of St. Augustine, Fla.
Mr. and Mrs. Melburn B. Kelly Jr. of Claxton announce the engagement of their daughter, Hayley Elizabeth of Statesboro, to Brandon J. Bond, son of Mr. and Mrs. Perry Bond of Boston, Ga., and Kathleen Bond of Thomasville, Ga.
Plans have been finalized for the wedding of Taylor ReAnn Miles, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Reggie Dale Miles of Hazlehurst, and William Bradford Stewart, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Moore Stewart Jr. of Statesboro.
A second-grade teacher writes: "I teach in a very competitive school where parents have developed a 'mob mentality' for bullying administrators and teachers. They have gone beyond helicopter parenting to Apache Blackhawk parenting."
MINNEAPOLIS - Teddy Bridgewater got hurt before he could finish a fine first NFL start.
Mr. and Mrs. Robin Rich of Statesboro are proud to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Hannah Elizabeth Rich, to Jacob Todd Zeigler, son of Mr. and Mrs. Perry Zeigler of Statesboro.
(Note: The following is the first of a series of articles looking at the history and evolution of agriculture in Georgia and Bulloch County.)
WASHINGTON - It's time for flu vaccines again. While the shot is important for the whole family, this year health officials have some different advice for different ages: Certain kids should opt for the ouchless nasal spray. Seniors, expect to get a new kind of pneumonia shot along with that flu jab.
A flock of blackbirds covers the field. Two hundred, maybe. Silent and still before rising, as though at the lift of some unseen maestro's baton, into the air in one loud flap like a bleached sheet on a clothesline. I watch and listen and shiver. Blackbirds. Sign of cold weather.
FERGUSON, Mo. - A Ferguson police officer was shot in the arm Saturday night after encountering two men at a community center who ran from him and then opened fire during a foot chase, authorities said.
ATHENS - Todd Gurley shook off a couple of defenders in the backfield, built up speed down the sideline, and saw another would-be tackler in his path.
GLENEAGLES, Scotland - Justin Rose swept that magical putter into the air before his ball even reached the hole, and he punched his right fist when it dropped for a birdie. Just like at Medinah, the final match in the Ryder Cup on Saturday gave Europe another big boost of momentum going into the last round.
PHILADELPHIA - Brothers B.J. and Justin Upton each homered and the Atlanta Braves held on for a 4-2 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Saturday night.
DOVER, Del. - Kurt Busch looked around and saw NASCAR's biggest stars crowding his car. Dale Earnhardt, Bobby Labonte, Dale Jarrett all zooming past Busch and giving the rookie driver a reality check - his racing heroes from TV were now his toughest competitors on the track.
FLOWERY BRANCH - These days, the game looks so much slower to Julio Jones.
An elderly woman was killed Friday evening when a man ran a stop sign and crashed into the church van in which she was riding, according to Georgia State Patrol Senior Trooper Brian Scott.
PERRY - It was a David vs. Goliath storyline Friday night as Bulloch Academy marched into Marvin Arrington Stadium to face The Westfield School.