Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Tuesday, February 17, 2008
(Note: The following is the first in a weekly series of stories about some "Unsung Heroes" in the Bulloch County school system.)
Ever since the new Portal Elementary school opened some 10 years ago the school has been kept virtually spotless. According to Principal Paul Hudson, much of that credit goes to his head custodian Shirley Jones.
NEW YORK - Crude oil prices have fallen to new lows for this year. So you'd think gas prices would sink right along with them.
Zippy Duvall, president of the Georgia Farm Bureau, will be the featured speaker during the annual Agribusiness Luncheon sponsored by the Statesboro-Bulloch Chamber of Commerce. The luncheon is set for noon on Thursday, March 19 at R.J.'s Steakery Restaurant.
A free, public forum on how southeast Georgia can prosper despite a struggling national economy will be held on Thursday, beginning at 6 p.m. in the College of Information Technology Auditorium on the Georgia Southern University campus.
(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.)
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Monday, February 16, 2008
WASHINGTON - The days of one-size-fits-all cancer treatment are numbered: A rush of new research is pointing the way to tailor chemotherapy and other care to what's written in your tumor's genes.
Everyone with advanced colon cancer now is supposed to get a genetic test before taking two of the leading treatments. It's a major change adopted by oncologists last month after studies found that those pricey drugs, Erbitux and Vectibix, won't work in 40 percent of patients.
WASHINGTON - Just days after the nation honored the 200th anniversary of his birth, 65 historians ranked Abraham Lincoln as the nation's best president.
Former President George W. Bush, who left office last month, was ranked 36th out of the 42 men who had been chief executive by the end of 2008, according to a survey conducted by the cable channel C-SPAN.
Susanne Elise Jones and Master Sgt. Ernest Keith Fordham, USA, Retired, were married at 11 a.m. on Dec. 27, 2008, at The Chapel in the Pines in Guido Gardens in Metter, Ga. The Rev. Jamie Archer of Oak Hill Baptist Church of Millen officiated.
Mr. and Mrs. David Michael Waagner of Valdosta, Ga., announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Krista Michelle Waagner, to James Craig Marsh, son of Chris and Annette Marsh of Statesboro, Ga.
Jack and Hope Daniel of Pulaski and DeDee and Matthew Conneff of Ellabell announce the engagement of their daughter, Brandy Daniel, to Steven Snell, son of Carvy and Susan Snell of Metter.
LOS ANGELES - "Friday the 13th" had all the luck as the remake of the 1980 slasher flick opened with $42.2 million, putting blood and guts ahead of hearts over Valentine's Day weekend.
That was a record for the horror genre, topping the $39.1 million debut for 2004's "The Grudge." Accounting for today's higher admission prices, "The Grudge" sold slightly more tickets, however.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Matt Kenseth drove from the back of the field to take the Daytona 500 lead minutes before the sky opened up, handing the former series champion his first victory in NASCAR's version of the Super Bowl.
Coming off one of the worst seasons of his career, Kenseth's bad luck followed him into Daytona International Speedway. He wrecked his primary car, had to go to a backup and started Sunday's race in last place.
CLARENCE, N.Y. - Continental Connection Flight 3407's yoke was shaking as the plane fought to stay aloft, its deicing mechanisms pulsing to crack ice away.
The commuter plane was approaching a runway at Buffalo Niagara International Airport when its safety systems warned pilot Capt. Marvin Renslow that the plane was perilously close to losing lift and falling from the sky. The stick automatically pushed forward, the plane's nose dropping in a last-minute corrective measure before it belly-flopped onto a house in a fireball - landing with its nose pointed away from the runway.
Farmers in Bulloch and Candler counties who lost orchard trees, suffered damaged fences or equipment due to downed trees and wind or experienced debris cleanup ...
WASHINGTON - With steamy nights, sticky days and torrential downpours, last year went down as one of the warmest and wildest weather years on record in ...
Renasant Bank just announced the appointment of community leader Carolyn Ethridge as Statesboro market president.
Never again will you wake up at 2 a.m. disappointed there are no warm cookies at your house. Insomnia Cookies can take care of ...
One of the biggest problems among today's parents - especially mothers - concerns their tendency to think in psychological terms about their children's behavior problems ...
After the last decoration has been taken down, after the Fitz & Floyd platters have been carefully shoved into the way-back of the china cabinet, after ...
Emily Brooke Cressell of Brooklet and Ross Brandon Waters of Statesboro were united in marriage at 6 o'clock in the evening on Sept. 24 ...
Mary Ann Rogers and Ernest Lester "Trey" Lamberth III were united in marriage at six o'clock in the evening on July 2, 2016. The ...
Patience is one of those godly virtues to which the adage, "Easier said than done," can be applied. I guess that's true of all ...
Note: The following is one of a series of columns looking at the first road systems in Georgia and Bulloch County.
John Earl Averett
ATLANTA - Georgia's General Assembly gavels in a new legislative session on Monday. The opening days of a legislative session typically include more ceremony than ...
Melvin Richard Boykin
Statesboro got another big game from Cam Harvey in a 64-39 win over Wayne County to open up region play with a win victory night.
NEW YORK - The drive to the Super Bowl begins this weekend as the NFL postseason gets going.