Amanda Johnson, a second-grade teacher in Laramie, Wyoming, has caused quite a stir both among her colleagues and constituents and - because her educational incorrectness was covered by national media - across the United States. Her claim to 15 minutes of fame: Citing research purporting to show that homework does not improve overall achievement, Johnson has announced to the parents of her incoming students that she will not assign homework this year.
Mrs. Shirley Ann Groover Brown
ATLANTA (AP) - Lines formed at gas stations across the South on Saturday and drivers who were able to find fuel had to pay more for it in some cases, as prices edged up following a pipeline spill in Alabama.
The Averitt Center for the Arts is well known for stuffing its seasons with Elvis impersonators and tribute bands, coming up on Friday and Saturday, it will kick off its 2016-17 performance season with Lewis Grizzard: In His Own Words, about the much-loved Southern figure: Lewis Grizzard, a chicken-fried comedian famous for his standup routines and humorous columns.
Mr. James W. Blakely
A 14-0 run by Effingham County gave Statesboro fourth quarter nightmares yet again in a 20-16 loss for the Blue Devil's Friday night.
BROOKLET – On their first play from scrimmage, Southeast Bulloch ran for a 12-yard gain. That was followed by back-to-back eight-yard runs. Then a five-yard run and finally a nine-yard touchdown run to finish off the drive.
ATLANTA - Georgia Tech's relentless spread-option attack with its triple-option potential is known for causing sleepless nights for defensive coordinators.
COLUMBIA, Mo. - No. 16 Georgia's visit to Missouri features two first-year coaches making their Southeastern Conference debuts.
CHICAGO - Tony Stewart's complex personality was on display at media day for NASCAR's Chase for the Sprint Cup championship.
Mr. Donnie Paul Hodges
More than a dozen members of the local clergy marked their graduation this week from Statesboro's inaugural class of the Concerned Clergy Citizens Police Academy.
Mr. William Stokes
A woman was arrested Tuesday morning after reportedly stabbing a man in the arm, police said.
The water is hot. It is rushing through the faucet, collecting in the sink. Bubbles that smell of green things, living things, rise like yeast ...
Mr. and Mrs. Eric and Cindy Simms of Millen, Ga., announce the engagement of their daughter, Hannah Grace Simms of Portal, Ga., to Christopher Colby ...
ATLANTA - Georgia Tech needed just 11 plays to score its first three touchdowns Saturday afternoon at Bobby Dodd Stadium.
ATLANTA - Two years ago, Georgia Southern rolled into Bobby Dodd Stadium, erased a huge first-half deficit and took a late lead before Georgia Tech wrestled ...
Let's be honest, did anyone really think Georgia Southern was going to beat Georgia Tech?
SEATTLE - When Dan Quinn left Seattle for his opportunity to be an NFL head coach in Atlanta, he wanted to create an identity unique to ...
ATHENS, Ga. - Derek Mason finally picked up the sort of victory that should ease some of the heat on the Vanderbilt coach.
CLEVELAND - Josh Tomlin baffled Blue Jays batters for nearly six innings and Andrew Miller blew them away as the Cleveland Indians edged Toronto 2-1 on ...
KANSAS CITY, Kan. - Carl Edwards generally loves the two races a year at Kansas Speedway.
AUBURN, Ala. - Former Auburn football star Quentin Groves, who played defensive end for the Tigers from 2004-07 and shares the program record for sacks, has ...
CLEVELAND - J.R. Smith can being launching away for the Cavaliers.
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) - Kyle Busch continued his dominance of the Xfinity Series at Kansas Speedway on Saturday.
PORTSMOUTH, N.H. - A beleaguered Donald Trump sought to undermine the legitimacy of the U.S. presidential election on Saturday, pressing unsubstantiated claims the contest ...
Kevin Ellison did not grow up a Georgia Tech fan. For that matter Ellison did not grow up as a fan of the Georgia Bulldogs ...
When you glance at the Georgia Tech stat sheet it looks like a typographical error.