BAGHDAD - A shaky cease-fire appeared to take hold Tuesday in Baghdad's Sadr City, after a cleric who brokered the deal for Shiite fighters said they would honor it even after clashes left at least 11 dead and 19 wounded.
Everyone thinks of drums when it comes to percussion. Well, for those who attended the first-ever "Day of Percussion" at Southeast Bulloch High School, they heard a lot more than drums. Cymbals, chimes, bells, marimbas, xylophones, triangles, wood blocks and tambourines were all on display.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Monday May 12, 2008
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.
Early Sunday morning, a stretch of the southern part of Bulloch County running parallel to Highway 46 near Nevils-Denmark Road got quite a jolt. The swath of severe weather that cut across Georgia left damaged homes in the Nevils area and even sent a school bus partly up a tree. Residents were still stunned by the damage Monday.
PITTSBURGH - Tim Hudson limited Pittsburgh to two hits and an unearned run over seven innings and the Atlanta Braves halted their seven-game road losing streak and the Pirates' six-game winning streak with an 8-1 victory Monday in the second game of a doubleheader.
First Southern National Bank announces the promotion of Sarah Chester to assistant banking officer / deposit specialist.
Mr. and Mrs. Matthew Lee Luckett of Statesboro announce the engagement of their daughter, Lisa Luckett of Statesboro, to William "Bill" Blount, son of Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Hill Blount of Statesboro.
David and Dodie Mitchell of Brunswick announce the engagement of their daughter, Christie Mitchell, to David Franklin Richardson, son of Beth and Tom Dartez of Statesboro and Jimmy and Vivian Richardson of Dahlonega.
Doug and Neely Collins of Statesboro and Jeff and Patrice Malphus of Guyton announce the engagement of their daughter, Carly Collins of Statesboro, to Tyler Deal, son of George and Pamela Deal Blanchette of Statesboro.
Mr. and Mrs. John Richard Price of Statesboro announce the engagement of their daughter, Elizabeth Holland Price of Austin, Texas, to Benjamin Johnson McAllister, son of Mr. and Mrs. William Howard McAllister III of Fairfax, Va.
Chris Blanchard of Claremont, Calif., and Julie Battie of Moreno Valley, Calif., announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Sarah Bricque Blanchard, to Thomas Ryan Brown, son of Keith and Donna McIntyre of Statesboro.
CLAXTON - Baconton Charter scored seven runs in the bottom of the seventh to beat Claxton in a wild finish Saturday in the first round of the GHSA Class AA state baseball playoffs.
Plans have been finalized for the wedding of Rachel Stubbs and Ralph Staffins.
The Portal Panthers (0-7, 0-3 Region 3A) played their Homecoming game on Monday night against Calvary Day (7-0, 3-0 Region 3A) with their adjusted schedule ...
The story lines are as long as a Stephen Curry 3-pointer.
CLEVELAND - The last time the Cleveland Indians won the World Series, Dewey led Truman in the polls. The Chicago Cubs' last title was 13 days ...
ATHENS, Ga. - Georgia's two leading tacklers will be able to play against No. 14 Florida after being cleared in a marijuana investigation.
ATLANTA - Georgia Tech is starting over.
TALLADEGA, Ala. - When Sweden beat the U.S. women's soccer team during the Olympics by using a conservative strategy, goalie Hope Solo was lambasted ...
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - Dan Quinn didn't hesitate to keep his offense on the field for a fourth-downcall in overtime against San Diego on Sunday ...
SEOUL, South Korea - The PGA Tour expanded its Asia swing to three tournaments Monday by adding a new event in South Korea with a limited ...
Georgia still ranks high among states in rates of premature births, low-birthweight babies and infant mortality.
TRION - A mobile home fire in Georgia started by an improperly installed wood stove killed six people, including four children, authorities said Monday.
Cigarettes contribute to more than 1 in 4 cancer deaths in the U.S. The rate is highest among men in Southern states, where smoking ...
DETROIT - Lexus, Toyota and Buick are the most reliable brands in Consumer Reports' latest survey, a reward for their conservative approach to new technology.
FAIR HAVEN, N.J. - Some specially trained dogs are helping humans curb themselves.
When Paul Theriot, Jr. took over as CEO of East Georgia Regional Medical Center, he stepped into leading one of the most significant facility enhancements ...
ATLANTA - The Georgia Conservancy's Board of Trustees recently honored two longtime supporters of Georgia's natural resources, former Lt. Gov. Pierre Howard as its ...