With just a shade over two weeks to go before the Nov. 7 general election, Lt. Gov. Mark Taylor took his campaign for governor against incumbent Republican Sonny Perdue to Paulson Stadium Saturday.
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.
DALTON, Ga. - It's a slice of Americana: children playing soccer on a sunny Saturday morning, their parents cheering them on. But at these soccer fields, the dominant language is Spanish, the food truck sells authentic Mexican and few of the adults are eligible to vote.
The year ahead is likely to be one of your more fortunate periods. However, if you don't use this good luck in ways that can build a future for yourself, those breaks may count for little. Take good advantage of this cycle.
In the 1880's, railroad magnate John Williams consolidated a number of small coastal North Carolina railroad lines into the Seaboard Railroad (SB). The SB then bought the Savannah, Americus, and Montgomery Railway (SA&M). The SB purchase of the SA&M gave the SB a route into Savannah, essentially breaking the stranglehold of the Central Of Georgia Railroad (CGA) railroad on Savannah traffic.
Well, we can't say he didn't warn us.
Regulating the temperature of your foods is a critical step in controlling the growth of harmful bacteria. Most people know that foods need to be cooked to proper temperatures in order to be safe, but the ability of your refrigerator, freezer or oven to maintain the proper temperature is often overlooked. Refrigerators and freezers need to be cold enough to prevent rapid bacterial growth on foods and ovens need to reach high enough temperatures to destroy any harmful bacteria that may be present on a food.
The man talking to me was a native of Treutlen County (Soperton) but a longtime resident of Bulloch County. He is now deceased so I will let his statements stand, either as fact or folklore.
Dear Kate & Dale: How can my husband salvage his career? He was a college soccer coach who was released when his assistant coach made recruiting violations. He and the school agreed to state that he was leaving to "pursue another position." Other positions have not lived up to his standards and to make matter worse, he was released from an elementary-school position due to an outburst of anger; then he received a DUI, which resulted in a suspended license. Yes, he's in therapy, but he desperately needs employment. – Alicia
Statesboro Agency Inc., an independent insurance agency located at Highway 301 South at Langston Chapel Road, announces that Kathryn Hulst Newman has received her property & casualty insurance license.
Alana Avret has joined Synovus Mortgage Corp. as a mortgage lending officer at Sea Island Bank in Statesboro, according to an announcement by D. Wayne Akins Jr., SIB president and CEO. Avret previously served as a mortgage lender at Park Avenue Bank and a delegated underwriter for Taylor, Bean & Whitaker Mortgage Corporation.
Mr. and Mrs. J.E. Denmark
Mr. and Mrs. Bruce and Linda Ritch of Cartersville, Ga., announce the engagement of their daughter, Christina E. Ritch of Jacksonville, Fla., to Carter A. Welch, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles and Nancy Welch.
Mary Suzanne Lock and Stephen Harris Ragains were united in marriage on Saturday, May 6, 2006, at Decatur First United Methodist Church in Decatur, Ga. The Rev. Dr. David S. Naglee officiated at the 6 p.m. candlelight ceremony.
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WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama plans to nominate former Procter & Gamble executive Robert McDonald as the next Veterans Affairs secretary, as the White House seeks to shore up an agency beset by treatment delays and struggling to deal with an influx of new veterans returning from wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Meshach Taylor, who played a lovable ex-convict surrounded by boisterous Southern belles on the sitcom "Designing Women" and appeared in numerous other TV and film roles, died of cancer at age 67, his agent said Sunday.
RECIFE, Brazil - Costa Rica beat Greece in a penalty shootout Sunday to reach the World Cup quarterfinals for the first time after defending desperately with 10 men for nearly an hour.
LONDON - The so-called "Big 4" who have won 35 of 37 of the past Grand Slam singles titles - Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal, Andy Murray and Roger Federer - are all around for the second week at Wimbledon, joined by the new major winner on the block, Australian Open champion Stan Wawrinka.
BETHESDA, Md. - Justin Rose has won enough times on the strongest golf courses to appreciate how one mistake can make a difference.
Headline news stories across the globe recently touted the abdication of Spain's 76-year-old King Juan Carlos and the ascension to the thrown by his son, 46-year-old Crown Prince Felipe. Of interest to local residents, however, might be Statesboro's connection to the newly crowned king of Spain.
PHILADELPHIA - An offensive funk sent the Phillies to a four-game sweep by the Atlanta Braves.
WASHINGTON - Congress is wildly unpopular.
NEW ORLEANS - Two men exchanged gunfire early Sunday on the city's always-crowded Bourbon Street in the celebrated French Quarter and nine people were shot in the crossfire, including two who were critically wounded, police said.
The Fourth of July is that time during the year when so many of the things I hold dear culminate - summertime, family, fireworks, all-American food, tradition, pride. Whether it's on the front porch of the family cabin or beneath the sky on a blanket by the ocean, year after year, l revel in celebrating our nation's independence.
Note: The following is one of a series of articles looking at the growth of roads and transportation in Georgia and Bulloch County beginning in 1807.
A regular perusal of news outlets is enough to show that our world is in a mess, to put it mildly. Of course, this is nothing new. Political agendas, personal desires and worldly viewpoints always have made improving human relationships an uphill battle.
PHILADELPHIA - Authorities were investigating how a metal security grate detached and fell from the facade of an Italian ice shop Saturday afternoon, killing a 3-year-old girl.
LOS ANGELES - NASA has tested new technology designed to bring spacecraft - and one day even astronauts - safely down to Mars, with the agency declaring the experiment a qualified success even though a giant parachute got tangled on the way down.
FORTALEZA, Brazil - The Dutch were worried about the oppressive heat at Arena Castelao, and they left it with the stifling hot conditions to thank for a spot in the World Cup quarterfinals.