Mr. and Mrs. Jerrell Kendall Whitaker of Statesboro announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Laura Leigh of Auburn, Ala., to Andrew James Howard of Griffin, Ga., son of Ellen Louise Howard of Newnan, Ga., and Mr. and Mrs. Byron L. Howard of Gainesville, Ga.
ATLANTA - Georgia's secretary of state on Wednesday certified the results of the Nov. 7 general election, declaring two Democratic congressmen winners in their re-election bids, but by slim margins.
The Eagles will try to snap a two-game skid when they open their home schedule today against Winston-Salem State. Tipoff is 7:30 p.m. at Hanner Fieldhouse.
William Peter Silcox of Kennesaw, Ga., announces the engagement of his daughter, Andrea Clair Silcox of Pembroke, to Adam Wade Williams, son of Mr. and Mrs. Donald Brannen Williams of Hephzibah, Ga.
"Why've people stopped using their turn signals? I don't understand the inability to flip the turn indicator on as a common courtesy to fellow drivers, safety issues notwithstanding. We no longer have to roll down the window and throw our arm out into a position to notify each other of our intentions. Use your blinkers!"
Ashley Brooke Gaskins and Dennis Mitchell Clark were united in marriage at 6 in the evening on Saturday, August 12, 2006 at the Statesboro Primitive Baptist Church. The wedding ceremony was performed by Randy M. Waters, pastor of the Statesboro Primitive Baptist Church.
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After successive losses in the first round of the Class AA state playoffs, the Screven County Lady Gamecock basketball team of Jennifer Acree exploded on the basketball scene a year ago, advancing to the Final Four before being ousted by eventual state champion Wesleyan. Can they repeat their success and their 29-3 record?
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - David Smith was a new arrival to the North Slope village of Nuiqsut last year when the former resident of upstate New York cooked up a few turkeys and vat of chili for the Eskimo community's Thanksgiving dinner.
ORLANDO, Fla. — Jessica Geiger’s right side jumper and Ashley Rivens’ free throw with seconds remaining sealed a come-from-behind victory for the Georgia Southern women’s basketball team Friday night, defeating Central Florida 75-71 at UCF Arena. Georgia Southern improves to 4-5 with the non-conference win, while the Golden Knights fall to 1-7. Juniors Shawnda Atwood and Tiffany Brown led the team with 14 points each, as five Lady Eagles scored in double digits. Ashley Rivens ...
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Mr. and Mrs. Freddie Tucker of Statesboro will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a reception on Sunday, December 10, 2006, from 2 until 4 p.m. at the Middleground Primitive Baptist Church social hall. Hosts for the occasion will be their children, Traci Hart, Staci Cowart and Kevin Tucker. They have seven grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
"Lord," my mother used to pray, "don't let Michael have an easy life."
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - When the Atlantic Coast Conference expanded to 12 teams and added a lucrative championship game, officials figured either Florida State, Miami or Virginia Tech would be there every year and bring along national title implications.
ATLANTA - Many of the folks on the rundown northwest Atlanta street where Kathryn Johnston lived fortify their windows with metal bars and arm themselves with guns for protection.
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Johnathan Bryant got the scholarship he needed because he earned it.
FLOWERY BRANCH - A familiar face returned to the practice field for the Atlanta Falcons on Wednesday.
COLUMBIA, Mo. - A surprise no more, No. 9 Missouri leads the SEC East with three games to go.
Last Friday saw the Southeast Bulloch football team take on Tattnall County in driving wind and rain. Thanks to junior linebacker Isaiah Francois, it was still smooth sailing for the Yellow Jackets.
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. ➤ ...