CANBERRA, Australia - As police investigate the two pilots of a Malaysian passenger jet that disappeared more than a week ago, a possibility they must consider is that one of them committed suicide by deliberately crashing the plane.
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama has told Russian President Vladimir Putin that Sunday's referendum on Crimea would never be recognized by the United States.
Mrs. Mary Lizzy Brown
Sunshine and warm weather came out to play on Friday.
The Statesboro Blue Devils got their sub-region slate off to a blazing start as they cruised to an 11-0 win over Liberty County in five innings Friday evening at Mill Creek Regional Park.
ELON, N.C. - Lucas Bakker tossed a two-hit complete game to help Elon to a 1-0 win over the Georgia Southern Eagles in a pitchers' duel at Latham Park.
BRISTOL, Tenn. - Denny Hamlin ended two weeks of Team Penske dominance by winning the pole at Bristol Motor Speedway.
BROOKLET - Southeast Bulloch had a solid day on the track on Tuesday as the girls won a six-team meet and the boys finished in third place.
PALM HARBOR, Fla. - Robert Garrigus can't recall a better performance going into the weekend. And his golf has been pretty good, too.
Meeting Thursday night, the Bulloch County Board of Education renewed Superintendent of Schools Charles Wilson's contract for two years, boosting his salary by $20,000 the first year and promising another $10,000 the second year, if measures of progress are met.
If you have had the good fortune to visit Averitt Center Gallery Director Sheila Stewart Leach's home, you know that her art collection is truly overwhelming.
Mr. Rabun Todd Waters of Sylvania, Ga., and Ms. Debro Lynn Jones of Statesboro, Ga., announce the engagement of their daughter, Chelsea Erica Waters of Statesboro, to Ben Grayson "Benji" Ellis Jr. of Hopeulikit, Ga., son of Mr. and Mrs. Ben Grayson (Becky) Ellis of Hopeulikit.
Dr. and Mrs. Andy Robbins of Evans, Ga., and Dr. Angie Robbins of Kennesaw, Ga., announce the engagement of their daughter, Jennifer Alicia Valentine, to Aden Cooper Fields of Nunez, Ga., son of Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Sammons of Nunez and Mr. Mike Fields of Portal, Ga.
Ms. Harriet Agnew of Statesboro, Ga., announces the engagement and forthcoming marriage of her daughter, Amanda Leigh Agnew van den Bosch, to Nicholas Ryan Ward, son of Mr. Thomas and Ms. Jean Ward of Sylvania, Ga., and Ms. Marti Ward of Springfield, Ga.
Mr. and Mrs. David Wayne Dowdell of Statesboro, Ga., announce the engagement of their daughter, Chelsea Dowdell of Statesboro, to Joel Evan Williamson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Larry Williamson.
An Army soldier accused of strangling his pregnant wife so he could pocket $500,000 in benefit money was convicted Thursday by a military judge in a case that hinged on dueling medical experts who couldn't agree on how the woman died.
The Statesboro-Bulloch County Parks and Recreation Department will host the 13th annual "Swing into Spring" celebration from 5-9 p.m. today at Mill Creek Regional Park.
Last week, while most students were vacationing in such exotic faraway places like Panama Beach, Daytona Beach or Hopeulikeit, Julie and I had the wonderful opportunity to run down to Sarasota, Florida, to see our daughter and family and our middle son, George, from California. For those of you who don't know the scenario, from the day after Thanksgiving to the day after Easter, Florida fills up like a test tube full of Snowbirds who eat everything in sight, drive like maniacs and play very bad golf.
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. Arrest photos are available for viewing at statesboroherald.com/arrests/
LAS VEGAS - A slate of potential Republican presidential candidates is descending upon Las Vegas to court one of the GOP's most powerful patrons.
As Minnesota Vikings fans were getting ready for the final game at the Metrodome last December, officials at Whelan Security noticed social media chatter suggesting some of the faithful might rush the field and try to steal a piece of history.
VATICAN CITY - President Barack Obama called himself a "great admirer" of Pope Francis as he sat down at the Vatican Thursday with the pontiff he considers a kindred spirit on issues of economic inequality. Their nearly hourlong first meeting comes as Obama's administration remains deeply split with the church over abortion and contraception.
NEW YORK - Baseball players and management hope to reach a new drug agreement this week that would increase initial penalties for muscle-building steroids and allow a decrease of suspensions for some positive tests caused by unintentional use, people familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press.
Chase Kirkland, Portal
KISSIMMEE, Fla. - Julio Teheran struck out nine over six innings in his final tuneup for opening day and the Atlanta Braves defeated the Miami Marlins 9-2 on Wednesday.
BROOKLET – Southeast Bulloch High School will send its baseball, soccer, and track teams into competition throughout the rest of the spring in search of region and state recognition, but one of the school's most prestigious and highly decorated squads will wrap up its 2014 campaign this weekend.
CHICAGO - In a stunning ruling that could revolutionize a college sports industry worth billions of dollars and have dramatic repercussions at schools coast to coast, a federal agency said Wednesday that football players at Northwestern University can create the nation's first union of college athletes.
Just when you think the first weekend of the NCAA tournament couldn't possibly top itself, it happened again.
NEW YORK - After deciding close calls on the field since 1876, baseball opens a high-tech control room this weekend where the fates of batters, pitchers, runners and fielders will be decided by umpires up to 2,600 miles away in the building where the Oreo cookie was invented.
One Saturday morning last November, Leland Riggs, 97, a veteran of the World War II Battle of Guadalcanal, was surprised and saddened to find his American flag and its 20-foot pole missing from his front yard. A landmark to neighbors, Riggs' lighted flag is flying again through the efforts of Boy Scouts of Troop 342.