FLOWERY BRANCH - The NFL trade deadline has passed. Tony Gonzalez knows where he'll be finishing his 17-year career. Now, to make the best of it. Gonzalez will spend at least nine more weeks with the Atlanta Falcons before fading into retirement, and he's not giving up on the idea of extending things just a bit with an improbable trip to the playoffs. If nothing else, he doesn't have to ...
ST. LOUIS - Clutch hitting deserted the St. Louis Cardinals in the postseason. The power arms that got them to the World Series finally gave out, too. For the third straight year there's satisfaction in the achievement of making a deep October run. They were close to a second title in three years, largely thanks to rookie Michael Wacha, and there's ...
It is that time in the semester when testing is flying around like pancakes on the griddle. Even though there may be great anxiety among the student body, there must be a method by which they can be evaluated for a number of reasons: do the students have a grasp of the material, are there areas that can be improved, are they ready to move to the next level of learning and what can the teacher do to motivate and encourage student progress?
Mrs. Helen M. Carpenter Tomlinson Funeral Home Mrs. Helen M. Carpenter, 72, resident of Swainsboro, died Tuesday morning at Emanuel Medical Center. Mr. Paul Franklin Pollard Joiner-Anderson Funeral Home BROOKLET, Ga. -- Mr. Paul Franklin Pollard, age 91, died Monday afternoon at his residence under the care of Serenity Hospice. To view the full obituary, click on this link: http://www.legacy.com/StatesboroHerald/DeathNotices.asp
BOSTON - David Ortiz and the Boston Red Sox romped to their third World Series championship in 10 seasons, thumping October ace Michael Wacha and the St. Louis Cardinals 6-1 Wednesday night in Game 6.
DALLAS - Monta Ellis started his Dallas career with 32 points, Dirk Nowitzki scored 24 and the Mavericks spoiled Mike Budenholzer's coaching debut with a 118-109 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Wednesday night.
Georgia Southern football coach Jeff Monken entered the season feeling pretty good about the B-back position.
The Bengals are on a tear, the Dolphins are in a slump. When they meet Thursday night in Miami, nothing indicates a Cincinnati loss. Yet Miami is only a 2½ -point underdog.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Matt Ryan was chatting at his locker when a teammate walked by, making a gesture that caused the Atlanta Falcons quarterback to crack up in the middle of a sentence.
With its first state playoff since 2003 just one win away, Metter found itself in a 13-0 hole against McIntosh County Academy.
Georgia Southern women's soccer dropped a 2-0 result to Davidson on Wednesday night in the final regular season contest of 2013.
There is no suggestion within the NCAA of blowing things up and even the idea of splitting off the big-money BCS schools into their own division gets little traction.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - If Greg Biffle could go back to Sunday, when he grabbed Jimmie Johnson by the collar and spun him around to confront him, he'd probably reach for the five-time champion's arm. And he would maybe ask for a private conversation rather than interrupting Johnson during post-race interviews. For the way it ...
I have waited an entire year for this! Julie and I came early to meet friends, Hal and Cyborg Fiscal, whose names have been changed to protect the innocent, and the parking lot is filled to capacity. Why do all these folks in town always arrive before we do? The signs clearly say, "Doors open at 6 p.m." so we are sure to get here by no later than 5:55 p.m.
Editor: Over the past several weeks, my mental integrity, my physical ability and character as your mayor have all been questioned. One retired resident of the county even wrote a letter to the editor wishing we could go back 20 years to a time where we "had some good, strong leaders." Twenty years ago, Clinton was president and Governor Miller began the HOPE scholarship. GSC had just gained university status with an enrollment ...
Injuries can be damaging to NFL teams - and to Pro Picks, which is hurting after an awful week in which even our Best Bet flopped, for the first time.
SPARTANBURG, S.C. -Georgia Southern men's soccer senior goalkeeper Neal Bates has been named SoCon Player of the Week for his work between the pipes between Oct. 28, and Nov. 5.
COLUMBIA, S.C. - Elon coach Matt Matheny hopes to make his final season in the Southern Conference a memorable one.
ATLANTA - The ACC isn't as top-heavy as a cursory glance would indicate.
ST. SIMONS ISLAND - Davis Love III was in the learning center at Sea Island Golf Club over the weekend when he looked out the door at four players hitting balls, including PGA Tour rookie Kevin Tway. It brought back memories of Love's early days on tour. And he has every reason to suddenly feel much older than 49. <p class="MsoNormal" ...
PORTLAND, Ore. - With federal and state online health care marketplaces experiencing glitches a month into implementation, concern is mounting for a vulnerable group of people who were supposed to be among the health law's earliest beneficiaries.
Metter police hope citizens can identify a man they said robbed a fast-food restaurant employee at gunpoint.
The following are among the food service establishments inspected in August and September by the Bulloch County Health Department. The department scores on a 100-percentile scale. Kitchens are inspected at least every four months and are required to post their score sheets in public. The score and selected comments from health inspectors are included in each report. All eating establishments are located in Statesboro, except where noted. To view all restaurant scores, visit www.bullochhealthdepartment.com. ➤ ...