BAGHDAD - Cheered wildly by U.S. troops, President Barack Obama flew unannounced into Iraq on Tuesday and promptly declared it was time for Iraqis to "take responsibility for their country" after America's commitment of six years and thousands of lives.
"You have given Iraq the opportunity to stand on its own as a democratic country," the president said as he made a brief inspection of a war he opposed as candidate and now vows to end as commander in chief. "That is an extraordinary achievement."
Judy Knight is the lunchroom manager at Brooklet Elementary School. In fact, she has spent almost her entire life in the sleepy little town of Brooklet.
AUGUSTA – The rock star of golf has arrived. At approximately 3 p.m., local children chased his golf cart through the parking lot, and the obscure sound of velcro opening to unleash hoards of personal cameras engulfed an otherwise peaceful early Monday afternoon of Masters week at the Augusta National Golf Club.
The Ogeechee River Soil and Water Conservation District, which is made up of Bulloch, Candler, Effingham, Evans, Screven and Tattnall Counties, hosted the 58th Annual Awards Banquet to recognize an individual that has made an outstanding contribution to soil and water conservation.
When the United States census is taken next year on April 1, 2010, the demographic snapshot of our diverse country will continue to develop into a picture of an aging nation.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Friday, April 3, 2008
BINGHAMTON, New York - The sister of the man who killed 13 people and took his own life at an immigrant center was depressed about losing his job at a vacuum manufacturer and very frustrated with his poor English skills, his sister said Monday.
In an interview on NBC's "Today" show, Jiverly Wong's sister said she had "occasional communications" with him but they hadn't lived in the same house together for 20 years. The woman, whose name wasn't given during the interview, said her younger sibling kept his feelings to himself.
OMAHA, Neb. - A couple on probation for burglary who vanished with their children after being questioned about abuse allegations turned themselves in to authorities Monday, a sheriff said.
BAGHDAD - Six bombs rocked Shiite neighborhoods of Baghdad on Monday, killing 36 people and wounding more than 110 in a dramatic escalation of violence as the U.S. military is thinning out its presence before a June 30 deadline to pull combat troops out of the cities.
Angry survivors hurled stones at Iraqi soldiers at the site of one of the blasts in Sadr City after troops fired shots in the air to disperse crowds of people trying to care for the injured, witnesses said.
WASHINGTON - Airlines carried fewer people last year, but did a better job for those who did fly.
The rates of lost bags, late arrivals, passengers bumped from overbooked flights and consumer complaints all declined, private researchers say in their annual study of airline quality, based on government statistics.
Many students at Southeast Bulloch High School belong to a specific club or organization. Most gather together before the bell rings, and are easily identifiable by their group jacket or shirt. Every one of these groups has strict rules as to student conduct and performance, which accounts for an "Esprit de Corps" within each group.
Mr. and Mrs. Donald Ray Patton of Huntington, W.Va, announce the engagement of their daughter, Melissa Jo Patton of Lithia Springs, Ga., to Brian Ronald Holt of Statesboro, Ga., son of Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Olen Holt of Albany, Ga.
Gene and Lin Lee of Brooklet, Ga., announce the engagement of their daughter, Jessica Renee Lee, to David Kent Wedekind, son of Rich and Donna Wedekind of Alpharetta, Ga.
Mrs. Patsy Wilson Greene of Metter, Ga., is pleased to announce the engagement of her daughter, Mary Melissa Greene of Alpharetta, to William Morrow Avra, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert F. Avra of Statesboro, Ga.
Courtney Marie Oswald became the bride of John Matthew Brown on February 21, 2009, during a 2 p.m. ceremony held at Cathedral of St. John the Baptist. Father Mike Smith officiated.
ATLANTA - Licensed gun owners could carry concealed handguns on public college campuses under legislation backed by a Senate committee Thursday evening, with a new exemption ...
A long-acting cholesterol medicine cut the risk of having a heart attack or some other serious problems by 15 to 20 percent in a big ...
Mr. Tracy L. Deal
The early days of this week have been filled with low temperatures that have apparently served as the entirety of Statesboro's winter.
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - The Atlanta Falcons have bolstered their defensive line by agreeing to terms with two-time Pro Bowler Dontari Poe.
ATHENS, Ga. - The decisions by running backs Nick Chubb and Sony Michel to return for their senior seasons left a thin class of Georgia prospects ...
With her poster depicting a conveyor belt moving industries into Georgia, Bethany Boyer, a William James Middle School seventh-grader, captured the statewide grades 6-8 prize ...
A federal grand jury indicted a Collins man last week, charging him with several counts of burglarizing Tattnall County post offices.
Mrs. Elise Mathis Clifton
Georgia Southern extended its basketball season by taking part in the opening round of the College Basketball Invitational Wednesday evening. Unfortunately for the Eagles, this ...
Since dropping their first two games of the season, Southeast Bulloch's been the hottest teams in the county.
This year's NCAA Tournament has a chance to be just as good as 2016, when Kris Jenkins capped March Madness the most dramatic way ...
The NCAA Tournament gives top players from one-bid leagues the opportunity to share the spotlight with the major-conference performers who have garnered more attention all ...
YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) - President Donald Trump announced Wednesday that the administration will re-examine federal requirements governing the fuel efficiency of cars and trucks, moving forcefully ...