115-lb woman wins Illinois hot dog-eating contest
Kenzie Stanford is Georgia Southern University student who is excited about beginning her senior year in the fall and her future after college.
Heidi Altman is an associate professor in the sociology and anthropology department at Georgia Southern University who fully enjoys her time with students.
Last weekend, I decided to head over to the mall after work to invest in a little retail therapy, and the first thing to catch my eye was the dazzling assortment of this year's swimsuits on display.
A routine traffic stop Monday afternoon led to the arrest of the driver and her passenger on methamphetamine possession charges, according to the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office.
Xbox One's cartoonish-styled golf simulator "Powerstar Golf" is now a free-to-play title. Developed by Zoë Mode and published by Microsoft Studios, "Powerstar Golf" has dropped its $19.99 price tag and is free to download from the Xbox Game Stores, with separate extra courses that are available for purchase. Giving an alternative to Tiger Wood's realistic models and locations, the arcade-style approach of "Powerstar Golf" gives players a laid-back but entertaining title.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Go ahead and congratulate country rocker Brantley Gilbert on his No. 1 hit, "Bottoms Up." Just don't buy him a beer.
The abduction of almost 300 high-school girls from their dormitories in northern Nigeria more than a month ago went largely unnoticed by the Western press until a social media campaign using the hashtag #BringBackOurGirls brought it to the forefront of American political discussion.
Lauren West is a rising sophomore at Georgia Southern University who is described by her peers as determined and hardworking.
Thomas Buckhoff is a Georgia Southern University professor who enjoys not only teaching but also observing the transition of students developing into professionals.
Last week, sticky-fingered patrons tried leaving Walmart with all kinds of items. First, a homeless man was seen on camera stealing a KitKat candy bar, a flashlight battery and a fist dagger. It was listed as his second offense. Another man threatened to slap an employee in the face after he and a buddy were caught shoplifting wings, macaroni and cheese, household goods and electronic items. A third incident involved two men who shoplifted a 12-pack of Kool-Aid Watermelon Jammers and a pair of fingerless gloves.
Georgia Southern University Police are searching for two men who reportedly robbed another man as he was walking in Herty Woods early Monday morning.
The Scripps National Spelling Bee wrapped up on May 29, naming two competitors as co-champions for the first time since 1962. Sriram Hathwar, a 14-year-old New Yorker, and Ansun Sujoe, a 13-year-old Texan, battled for five perfect rounds before the tie was announced.
Carrying leather-bound copies of scripture to church is so 20th century, a recent study indicates, and experts predict a continuing shift from print to palmtop device, such as a smartphone or tablet.
Satanism has shared national headlines this week with one of the country's most illustrious and highly acclaimed schools, Harvard. And it's caused quite a reaction from religious leaders and faith bloggers as well.
BETHESDA, Md. - Tiger Woods was back on the PGA Tour for the first time in more than three months Thursday and said he felt "fantastic."
RECIFE, Brazil - They heard about people back home watching during their lunch breaks, streaming on office computers or playing hooky with fellow fans. And then, as the bus pulled away from the hotel Thursday, the U.S. World Cup team was struck with an unusual sight.
Deputies investigating a bicycle theft held a convicted felon and known gang member at gunpoint after he reached for a pistol in his waistband earlier this week, according to the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office.
PHOENIX - Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction John Huppenthal broke down in tears Wednesday at the end of a news conference where he apologized for posting an anonymous blog comment that denigrated welfare recipients and other postings that were seen by some as racist.
WASHINGTON - The United States is still growing older, but the trend is reversing in the Great Plains, thanks to a liberal application of oil.
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Parker's new convenience store and gas station, at 1588 Brampton Ave., opened Wednesday. It is the chain's 36th store in Georgia and South Carolina and the first with a drive-thru window.
RECIFE, Brazil - When Jermaine Jones stands for the national anthems of his countries Thursday night, he will soak in the moment.
RIO DE JANEIRO - The race for the World Cup golden boot turned into a Barcelona battle Wednesday as Lionel Messi scored twice to lead Argentina to an entertaining 3-2 win over Nigeria and match Neymar's tournament-leading four goals in three games for Brazil.
LONDON - Novak Djokovic held his breath. Radek Stepanek knelt on the Wimbledon turf and folded his hands in mock prayer.
The NFL agreed Wednesday to remove a $675 million cap on damages from thousands of concussion-related claims after a federal judge questioned whether there would be enough money to cover as many as 20,000 retired players.
SAN FRANCISCO - Tim Lincecum pitched his second no-hitter against the San Diego Padres in less than a year, allowing only one runner Wednesday and leading the San Francisco Giants to a 4-0 win.
In their final encounter with the Criterion Referenced Competency Tests, Bulloch County students passed at a rate higher than or equal to the state's in half of the grade-level subject areas.
The economy may be picking back up, but college graduates are still moving back to mom and dad's house.
Being a barista isn't glamorous but it can pay more than similar jobs. Last week, Starbucks announced that it will offer a tuition-assistance program to all of its 135,000 U.S. employees that work at least 20 hours a week.