PHOENIX - Polygamous sect members who were moved to a Texas compound from their longtime homes along the Utah-Arizona line were hand-picked for their fierce loyalty to leader Warren Jeffs, and that allegiance may be a stumbling block for law enforcement, authorities say.
Mr. and Mrs. Charlie Bland Mathews of Statesboro announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Eugenia Ann Mathews of Auburn, Ala., to Scott Daniel Coleman of St. Simons Island. The future groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Daniel Coleman III of Blakely.
Beginning in the late 1790s, a group of wealthy Northeasterners tried to lead the people of Bulloch County down their own "Primrose" path.
Mr. James Shelton Evans of Statesboro announces the engagement of his daughter, Staci Evans, to Jeffrey Bennett, son of Rodney and Annette Bennett of Folkston, Ga. Staci is also the daughter of the late Marcia Glover Evans of Statesboro.
Marie and Mark Lank of Statesboro and Kenny Clarke, Pam Herrington of Millen announce the engagement of their daughter, Tami Christine Clarke, to Craig Allen Brackin, son of Harold and Joy Brackin of Millen.
The name Alderman is well-known throughout Bulloch County, as well it should be. They were one of the first families to settle in the area. Their ancestral family lines can be traced all the way back to Robert Alderman, who was born in Saint Margarets in Ipswich, England, at the end of the 16th century.
We all know that eating too many donuts and Big Macs and vegging out in front of our large-screen, high-definition TVs is not good for our waistlines. We also know that our national waistlines are expanding at an alarming rate. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), only one in three of us today is a healthy weight.
One day last week, during one of the more temperate - though brief - moments in what has been a rather schizophrenic weather pattern, I went out on the deck to read. There were probably 10 or 12 different bird calls echoing in the branch and the wind chimes were tink-tink-tinking from the lowest limb of the chinaberry tree.
James, the Lord's brother, says of rich farmers who took advantage of their workers, "...listen! Hear the cries of the field workers whom you have cheated of their pay. The wages you held back cry out against you. The cries of the reapers have reached the ears of the Lord Almighty. You have spent your years on earth in luxury, satisfying your every whim. Now your hearts are nice and fat, ready for the slaughter. You have condemned and killed good people who had no power to defend themselves against you." (James 4:4-6 - New Living Translation)
Mr. and Mrs. Pete Wall of Sylvania announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Star Deonna Wall, to Clinton Thomas Sheppard, son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas W. Sheppard of Sylvania.
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Georgia Southern University announced kickoff times for the six regular season home games for the upcoming 2008 campaign. Director of Athletics Sam Baker made the announcement Saturday (April 12) during the annual Blue-White game.
NEW YORK - A man who worked in the admissions department at a prestigious Manhattan hospital has been charged with stealing and selling information on nearly 50,000 patients.
COLUMBUS, Ohio - The death of Dennis Lewis was shocking enough: The National Honor Society student and marching band member was shot in his bedroom while masked robbers held a gun on his mother in another room.
CHICAGO - For nearly 26 years, the affidavit was sealed in an envelope and stored in a locked box, tucked away with the lawyer's passport and will. Sometimes he stashed the box in his bedroom closet, other times under his bed.
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WASHINGTON - Apartment rents are up. So are prices for restaurant meals, haircuts, gym memberships and a cup of coffee.
ATLANTA - A former high-ranking corrections officer at a southeast Georgia women's prison used his position of power to prey on inmates, targeting their vulnerabilities ...
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 ...
No charges were filed Monday in a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of Highway 25 and Rocky Ford Road.
BALTIMORE - Matt Wieters homered leading off the 11th inning, and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Atlanta Braves 2-1 Monday night for their third straight victory.
The NFL is preparing to send out instructions to game officials and teams explaining new rules for inspecting footballs.
A teenage girl who police say faked a racial death threat was turned back over to her parents after being arrested.
DETROIT - Fiat Chrysler must offer to buy back from customers more than 500,000 Ram pickup trucks and other vehicles in the biggest such action ...
JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM, Hawaii - The military and a private organization have brought home the remains of 36 Marines killed in one of World War ...
SAVANNAH - Buoyed in part by labor woes on the West Coast, the booming seaports in Savannah and Brunswick saw another fiscal year of record-smashing amounts ...
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Frankenmuth Insurance recently recognized Lee, Hill and Johnston Insurors of Statesboro as a "Preferred" Partner for 2015.
During the annual grants meeting of the Georgia Bar Foundation earlier this month, Statesboro attorney Jimmy Franklin was honored for his two years of service ...
Step back a little over a decade ago and downtown Statesboro was experiencing a rebirth with the completion of the renovations of the Averitt Center ...