When Dwight D. Eisenhower became president of the United States, he knew exactly what he wanted to do: build an American version of the German Autobahn, which even the Allied armies were unable to put out of commission. He appointed two special committees to look into the many different facets of highway building. One, the Interagency Committee was composed of members of the Departments of Defense, Commerce and Treasury, along with officials from other agencies. ...
ATLANTA - Black legislative leaders said Thursday they will introduce proposals asking Georgia to follow Virginia's lead and apologize for the state's role in slavery and segregation-era laws.
Temptation. Mae West would avoid it unless it was irresistible. Oscar Wilde could resist anything but. And George Bernard Shaw never resisted it, because bad things did not tempt him.
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Warren Wilbanks and John Rogers Altman of Statesboro announce the engagement of their daughter, Jana Christine Altman, to David Michael Newland, son of Joanne Newland and the late Wayne Newland of Statesboro.
Mr. and Mrs. Claude and Debra Hardy of Statesboro announce the engagement of their daughter, Amy Maranda Hardy of Statesboro, to Shannon Casey "Shane" Mincey of Statesboro, son of Calvin Sr. and the late Diane Keelin Mincey of Statesboro.
Mr. and Mrs. Morris M. Ward Jr. of Statesboro announce their marriage, which took place on Saturday, February 10, 2007, at 4 p.m. in the Emma Kelly Theater of the Averitt Center for the Arts in downtown Statesboro.
Mr. and Mrs. Mark Steven Wood of Macon announce the engagement of their daughter, Bethany Lynne Wood, to Stephen Sean Fox, son of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Reed Fox of Statesboro.
SAO PAULO, Brazil - Taunted by leftist President Hugo Chavez of Venezuela, President Bush on Friday rejected accusations of U.S. neglect in Latin America. Bush celebrated an alternative-fuels pact with Brazil as proof.
ATLANTA - A college baseball player pulled from the wreckage of his team's charter bus died of his injuries Friday, raising the death toll from last week's crash to seven, a hospital spokeswoman said.
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.
Dewey and Pat Dekle of Metter will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary on March 17, 2007. They were married in Bulloch County by Elder Ralph Riner. They have a son and daughter-in-law, Chad and Paula Dekle; and a daughter and son-in-law, Deanna and Eric Kirkland; and four grandchildren, Devin Dekle, Paige Hodges, Phillip Dekle and Tyler Kirkland, all of Metter. Dewey is a retired master sergeant from the U.S. Air Force with 20 years of ...
ST. PAUL, Minn. - Winona State University senior Rick Howden, a business administration major, figures he knows a bad deal when he sees it. A $4,500 tab for his college textbooks by the time he graduates? Bad deal.
BROOKLET - The Calvary Day Cavaliers' soccer team (2-5-1, 1-2) traveled to Southeast Bulloch to take on the Yellow Jackets (2-1, 1-1), and SEB couldn't hang on as the Cavaliers took home a 3-1 victory in a physical battle Thursday night.
Looking back on the 2006-07 basketball season, the Screven County Lady Gamecocks had many ups and downs, but for SCHS coach Jennifer Acree, most of the memories are good ones.
ATLANTA - A pair of Bible classes are set to appear in Georgia's public school classrooms next year, with supporters calling them a chance to teach students an important historical text and critics fearing they could be used as a jumping-off point for pushing religious beliefs.
Georgia Southern University's Betty Foy Sanders Department of Art announces the Fall Student Made sale (formerly known as Club Mud Exhibition and Sale), which will take place Thursday through Thursday at the Center for Art & Theatre, 1334 Southern Drive.
Georgia Southern has had plenty of success in Gainesville, Fla., this year.
Georgia Southern junior forward Kameron Dunnican has left the team and will look to transfer. Dunnican left the team before a 75-73 overtime loss to Campbell on Saturday.
PORTAL – Not satisfied with a trip to the Final Four last season, the Portal Panthers boys basketball team has big dreams for the 2013-14 season which tips off tonight against Montgomery County.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Mike Smith knows the value of a strong finish, even in a dismal season such as this one.
The just-ended rivalry week ranks among the best that college football has seen in forever.
NEW YORK - As the big-money free agents negotiated, dozens of players with lower profiles waited to find out whether they would be dumped on the market by their clubs Monday night.
AUBURN, Ala. - Don't call the Auburn Tigers lucky. The third-ranked Tigers have navigated a season of close calls and amazing finishes to make it into Saturday's Southeastern Conference championship game against No. 5 Missouri. They balk at any notion that this is a lucky team, though. <p class="MsoNormal" style="mso-margin-top-alt: auto; mso-margin-bottom-alt: auto; line-height: ...
For several years, I commuted back and forth on Highway 67 South to Bryan County serving as a school psychologist in the Bryan County school system. Each day, I would pass Hodges Antiques, occasionally stopping in.
Rain may have turned some people away from Mainstreet Farmers Market this year, but those who shopped on the market's 34 regular-season Saturdays spent more on fresh produce and other items than ever before.
TORONTO - Falcons safety William Moore looked into the crowd in Toronto and began wondering whether he was back home in Atlanta.
The Georgia Southern volleyball team will take on Florida State in the first round of the NCAA Tournament Thursday, Dec. 5, at 5 p.m. The contest will be played in the Stephen C. O'Connell Center on the campus of the University of Florida.
Note: The following is the 14th in a series of columns that will describe towns and communities, past and present, that were settled after Bulloch County was first settled. Some have since been cut into other counties.
NEW YORK - A New York City commuter train rounding a riverside curve derailed Sunday, killing four people, injuring more than 60 and sending a chain of toppled cars trailing off the track just inches from the water, authorities said.
FORT STEWART - Authorities are investigating after a man was found dead at a campsite on Fort Stewart.