CANBERRA, Australia - As police investigate the two pilots of a Malaysian passenger jet that disappeared more than a week ago, a possibility they must consider is that one of them committed suicide by deliberately crashing the plane.
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama has told Russian President Vladimir Putin that Sunday's referendum on Crimea would never be recognized by the United States.
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Sunshine and warm weather came out to play on Friday.
The Statesboro Blue Devils got their sub-region slate off to a blazing start as they cruised to an 11-0 win over Liberty County in five innings Friday evening at Mill Creek Regional Park.
ELON, N.C. - Lucas Bakker tossed a two-hit complete game to help Elon to a 1-0 win over the Georgia Southern Eagles in a pitchers' duel at Latham Park.
BRISTOL, Tenn. - Denny Hamlin ended two weeks of Team Penske dominance by winning the pole at Bristol Motor Speedway.
BROOKLET - Southeast Bulloch had a solid day on the track on Tuesday as the girls won a six-team meet and the boys finished in third place.
PALM HARBOR, Fla. - Robert Garrigus can't recall a better performance going into the weekend. And his golf has been pretty good, too.
Meeting Thursday night, the Bulloch County Board of Education renewed Superintendent of Schools Charles Wilson's contract for two years, boosting his salary by $20,000 the first year and promising another $10,000 the second year, if measures of progress are met.
If you have had the good fortune to visit Averitt Center Gallery Director Sheila Stewart Leach's home, you know that her art collection is truly overwhelming.
Mr. Rabun Todd Waters of Sylvania, Ga., and Ms. Debro Lynn Jones of Statesboro, Ga., announce the engagement of their daughter, Chelsea Erica Waters of Statesboro, to Ben Grayson "Benji" Ellis Jr. of Hopeulikit, Ga., son of Mr. and Mrs. Ben Grayson (Becky) Ellis of Hopeulikit.
Dr. and Mrs. Andy Robbins of Evans, Ga., and Dr. Angie Robbins of Kennesaw, Ga., announce the engagement of their daughter, Jennifer Alicia Valentine, to Aden Cooper Fields of Nunez, Ga., son of Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Sammons of Nunez and Mr. Mike Fields of Portal, Ga.
Ms. Harriet Agnew of Statesboro, Ga., announces the engagement and forthcoming marriage of her daughter, Amanda Leigh Agnew van den Bosch, to Nicholas Ryan Ward, son of Mr. Thomas and Ms. Jean Ward of Sylvania, Ga., and Ms. Marti Ward of Springfield, Ga.
Mr. and Mrs. David Wayne Dowdell of Statesboro, Ga., announce the engagement of their daughter, Chelsea Dowdell of Statesboro, to Joel Evan Williamson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Larry Williamson.
CALGARY, Alberta - The son of a Calgary police officer was charged in the fatal stabbing of five people at a house party that the law enforcement officials called the worst mass slaying in the western Canadian city's history.
PRETORIA, South Africa - For five days, Oscar Pistorius endured a withering cross-examination at his murder trial from a prosecutor who pounced on apparent inconsistencies in his testimony. Yet, legal analysts said Tuesday, expert witnesses who will testify for the defense could undermine the prosecution's efforts to prove Pistorius killed girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on purpose after an argument.
AUGUSTA - The moment doesn't get much bigger than this - a 20-foot putt on the 18th green Sunday at Augusta National for the win.
On April 26, Southeast Bulloch will welcome its 20th class into the athletic hall of fame as the school holds its annual banquet and induction ceremony.
Southeast Bulloch's senior girls made it a career sweep, winning a fourth consecutive region championship at the Region 1-AAA track and field meet Tuesday in Brooklet.
Georgia Southern baseball players Will Middour and Aaron Palmer have been dismissed from the program, GSU head coach Rodney Hennon said on Tuesday.
BOSTON - Survivors, first responders and family members of those killed in the Boston Marathon bombing marked the anniversary Tuesday with tributes that combined sorrow over the loss of innocent victims with pride over Boston's resilience in the face of a terror attack.
NEW YORK - Marking the 67th anniversary of the day Jackie Robinson broke baseball's color barrier, the Rev. Jesse Jackson praised Commissioner Bud Selig for the strides the sport has taken in minority opportunities over the past two decades.
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Improvement in the economy after years of austerity has led to a discussion of whether the city of Statesboro should give its employees a 2.5 percent raise instead of a smaller raise and another one-time bonus.
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DAHLONEGA, Ga. - Tuition is going up for Georgia students at all 31 state colleges and universities under a budget plan approved Tuesday by the state Board of Regents, including the largest increase of $372 more per semester for Georgia Tech undergraduates.
BOSTON - Survivors, first responders and family members of those killed came together Tuesday to mark the anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombing with solemn ceremonies.