PORTAL - The night after Portal senior Fred Williams scored his 2000th career point, the Panthers (17-7, 8-4) fell short to the Emanuel County Institute Bulldogs in a heartbreaking 55-53 loss on Saturday.
After playing five of their last six on the road, the Georgia Southern's men's basketball team returns home for the first of two straight at Hanner Fieldhouse, starting with Chattanooga today at 3:30 p.m.
The Claxton Lady Tigers (9-13, 4-6) traveled to Emanual County Institute Friday evening and defeated the Lady Bulldogs - also 4-6 in region 3-A - 47-29. Two girls posted double-doubles for Claxton - Ashley Kennedy had 17 points and 11 rebounds and Endya Jones added 11 and 10. Claxton hosts Jenkins County at 6 p.m. tonight.
Edith Nesbitt said, "It is wonderful how quickly you get used to things, even the most astonishing."
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Christine Marie Powell of Statesboro and Thomas Blake Lane of Millen were united in marriage on Saturday, August 5, 2006, at Pittman Park United Methodist Church. The Rev. Michael Huling performed the 6 o'clock ceremony.
LADY LAKE, Fla. - Disaster crews with dogs went from one pile of debris to another in a search for bodies Friday after powerful storms, including at least one tornado, smashed hundreds of homes across central Florida and killed 19 people or more.
WASHINGTON - Keeping troops in Iraq for another year and a half will cost nearly a quarter-trillion dollars - about $800 for every man, woman and child in the U.S. - under the budget President Bush will submit to Congress Monday.
Lisa and Bobby Crawford of St. Marys, Ga., and Judy and Donnie Allen of Guyton announce the engagement of their children, Emily Anne Crawford and Chad Wesley Smith, who were engaged December 2006.
Lydia Marie Seabol and Michael Kennedy Avant were married November 11 at First United Methodist Church in Tuscaloosa, Ala., with the Rev. Ken Dunivant officiating the 5:30 p.m. ceremony.
Subway spokesman Jared Fogle was in Statesboro Friday for the tenth annual Subway Challenge.
You may find yourself having strong desires to be included in something larger than life, and you are apt to participate in group activities where this is feasible. Working harmoniously with others makes it possible.
DEAR DR. GOTT: I am a 76-year-old man in good health and physical condition. I don't take any medication or vitamins. My only problem is that even the slightest pressure leaves large bruises on my lower arms.
LILBURN, Ga. - Georgia's groundhog is predicting an early spring.
WASHINGTON - Cloneburgers won't come with warnings.
The final wall of a motel demolition project came down recently on a South Main Street property next to, and owned by, Statesboro First United Methodist Church, paving the way for future development by the church and simultaneously contributing to the ongoing South Main improvement project.
The Statesboro High softball team opens up play today in hopes that a good mix of returning starters and up-and-coming talent is the key to getting things on track.
It's safe to say that football is a bit of an institution at Statesboro High.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. - On a soggy day at Valhalla, Rory McIlroy put himself in a familiar position: leading the PGA Championship.
Are you looking for a different sort of fishing trip where the scenery is spectacular, the boat traffic is minimal and the action is hot?
Join Georgia Southern student-athletes Saturday at the Statesboro Mall and get a chance to win Eagles football tickets.
The Evans County Centennial Tribute Event, complete with dignitaries, music, historical presentations and a giant Evans County 100th birthday cake, will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday in the Joyce NeSmith Auditorium on U.S. Highway 280 in Claxton.
A new study from Bridging the Gap reports holes in previously released research claiming major losses in a new healthy lunch program.
ATLANTA - Three homeless people have died in the tuberculosis outbreak involving Atlanta shelters, public health officials say.
Located in Statesboro, with over forty years of industry experience, since 1973, Bulloch County natives Lewis Spivey and Arthur Allen, Jr. own Southeastern Alarm & Technologies, Inc. Southeastern Alarm is the only full time locally owned and operated alarm company in Bulloch County.
LONDON - The World Health Organization on Friday declared the Ebola outbreak in West Africa to be an international public health emergency that requires an extraordinary response to stop its spread.
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama's new military strategy in Iraq amounts to trying to contain - not destroy - the Islamic militant group that now controls much of the country's northern region. That leaves open the questions of how deeply the U.S. will be drawn into the sectarian conflict, and whether airstrikes alone can stop the militants' momentum.
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip - Gaza militants resumed rocket attacks on Israel on Friday, refusing to extend a three-day truce after Egyptian-brokered talks between Israel and Hamas on a new border deal for blockaded Gaza hit a deadlock.
Mrs. Jeanette Byrd
LOUISVILLE, Ky. - For Rory McIlroy, the shockingly bad shot came out of nowhere.