Mr. Patrick Sweeney of Youngstown, Ohio, and Mrs. Ruth Sweeney of Matamoras, Pa., announce the engagement of their daughter, Naomi Katherine Sweeney of Newtown Square, Pa., to Michael Thomas Bergh, son of Mr. and Mrs. Roger S. Bergh of Statesboro, Ga.
Four people whom law enforcement officials say are associated with a long-term heroin and cocaine sales operation were arrested Friday by the Statesboro-Bulloch Crime Suppression Team, according to a news release.
William Frank Dobson
ASHBURN - In a rematch of teams that split a pair of meetings in the regular season, Turner County put an end to another playoff run by the Portal Panthers Thursday night.
Georgia Southern got an unexpected weekday off Wednesday when a game scheduled in Macon against Mercer was rained out, but with the week bookended by four-game sets, the Eagles will still get plenty of work.
GREENVILLE, S.C. - Jelani Hewitt scored 22 points, including the go-ahead layup in the second half, to lead Georgia Southern to an 82-73 win over Furman on Thursday night.
LAKELAND, Fla. - Detroit newcomers Joba Chamberlain and Joe Nathan each pitched a scoreless inning Thursday, helping the Tigers beat the Atlanta Braves 5-2.
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. - On the course where Rory McIlroy first rose to No. 1, he looked as if he might be headed in that direction again.
BROOKLET - The Southeast Bulloch Yellow Jackets boys and girls won a four-team meet on Thursday at home.
COLUMBIA, S.C. - South Carolina coach Dawn Staley grinned widely as she watched her fourth-ranked Gamecocks celebrate their first Southeastern Conference.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Tony Stewart does not consider the Daytona 500 a disaster, despite the engine problems that spoiled his return to racing from a broken right leg.
Randy Morton was named regional director of strategic multimedia initiatives for Morris Newspaper Corporation in Southeast Georgia and Southern California, Morris Multimedia CEO Charles H. Morris announced Thursday.
Former Georgia Southern fullback Dominique Swope was released Thursday from the Bulloch County Jail on a $25,000 bond.
Mr. Joel Newsome
MACON - Bulloch Academy shook off some opening-game jitters to bounce Brookwood from the first round of the GISA Class AAA state tournament with a sluggish 54-33 win Wednesday night at Tattnall Square's gym.
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic - Beverly Brignoni was a young New Yorker seeking a less expensive way to enhance her appearance and she did what many other people are now doing: travel to the Dominican Republic for cosmetic surgery.
WASHINGTON - A hotly disputed Senate torture report concludes that waterboarding and other harsh interrogation methods provided no key evidence in the hunt for Osama bin Laden, according to congressional aides and outside experts familiar with the investigation.
Every performer dreams of performing at Carnegie Hall.
Q: Our 4-year-old daughter has a huge problem with being laughed at. She loves to be goofy and do funny things, but as soon as someone, including one of us, laughs at her, she becomes upset. She will say "Don't laugh!" or "I don't want you to laugh at me!" We explain that we aren't laughing at her but at the funny things she does. We've also told her that we laugh because we are happy and having a good time with her. Is there a different way to explain this to her so that she ...
Note: The following is the 27th in a series of columns that will describe towns and communities, past and present, that were settled after Bulloch County was first settled. Some have since been cut into other counties.
COLUMBUS, Ga. - Police at Columbus State University fatally shot a man over the weekend after officers responded to a report of someone with a gun, authorities said. A lawyer for the man's family said Monday that the man was unarmed and a visitor on campus.
DAVIDSON, N.C. - Nick Neitzel held the Georgia Southern Eagles to four hits over six innings as the Davidson Wildcats took the three-game series with a 6-0 win at Wilson Field on Sunday.
NEW YORK - Shabazz Napier scored 17 of his 25 points in the second half, and UConn beat Michigan State 60-54 to return to the Final Four a year after the Huskies were barred from the NCAA tournament.
The Twin City Historic District was listed in the National Register of Historic Places on Feb. 8.
Jackson is almost 4 - that age at which he understands his separateness from other people but does not yet understand the separateness of his emotions. His will is clear and distinct, but his heart is still one with the world. Whatever is happening to him, be it highest joy or deepest sorrow, is happening to the world. That thing - the filter, the wall, the individuation of identity that will eventually teach him that this is not so, that his feelings are uniquely his and that not everyone can be trusted with them - has yet to take hold.
"He who has ears to hear, let him hear." - Jesus, Matthew 11:15
Mr. and Mrs. Mickey Nesmith of Statesboro, Ga., are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Cindell Samantha Nesmith of Statesboro, to Matthew Walker Mathis, son of Mr. and Mrs. David Mathis of Statesboro.
WELLINGTON, New Zealand - Two miles under the sea where satellites and planes are looking for debris from the missing Malaysian jet, the ocean floor is cold, dark, covered in a squishy muck of dead plankton and - in a potential break for the search - mostly flat. The troubling exception is a steep, rocky drop ending in a deep trench.
CHULA VISTA, Calif. - The Chula Vista school district not only measures the academic progress of Marina Beltran's second-grader, it also measures her son's body fat.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. - First yet again this season, the Florida Gators want more. Much more.