Journalist Bill Lyon said, "If at first you don't succeed, find out if the loser gets anything."
Owing to much enterprise and initiative on your part, you could make your mark in the world in one fashion or another. It will be accomplished despite the efforts of some who might strive to regulate you to mediocrity.
The Statesboro-Bulloch County Recreation Department opened its 2007 Spring season with more than 20 games Thursday evening at Mill Creek Park. Boys and girls compete in age groups from 4 years old to 14. The season continues through the end of April.
BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) - A 6-year-old boy who vanished a week ago while playing near his trailer-park home was found slain Thursday, and the police chief said a registered sex offender and three other suspects would probably be charged with murder.
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.
The Savannah Christian Raiders traveled to Statesboro to take on the SHS Blue Devils (3-4-2, 2-3) Thursday, and due to the outstanding play of both keepers, the game ended in a 0-0 tie.
Have you ever seen spots in front of your eyes? Perhaps it happened when your photograph was taken using a flash. Or, at the bridge table, maybe you held an array of noncourt cards. One of the key skills of a bridge expert is making maximum use of his spot-cards. This deal is an excellent example. South was in four spades. West led the diamond three. South, hoping the lead was away from the queen, called for dummy's jack, then took East's queen with his ace. How did South continue?
PORTAL - A late Portal rally was not enough to overcome a five-run sixth inning by Metter as the Panthers fell to the Tigers by a score of 10-6 in Portal on Wednesday night.
DEAR DR. GOTT: I'm concerned about my husband's health. He is 34 years old and physically fit. However, his paternal grandfather died suddenly of a heart attack at age 42, and his father just had his second valve-replacement surgery at the age of 62.
Life may take on new meaning for you when numerous opportunities present themselves to bring out the best that is in you. Handled wisely, things could make a dramatic difference in your position and status.
DEAR ABBY: I have enjoyed the columns you've printed about people whose names matched their professions, and wonder if you would be interested in an incident that happened to my sister. Her name is Dragony, and she works in a pharmacy located in a medical building. Her license plate reads DRAGONY. Well, someone went into the pharmacy and asked the girl at the counter, "Who is Dr. Agony?" I still laugh when I think about it. -- KATHI IN CALIFORNIA
Bulloch Academy's track teams notched over 150 points each to easily win the Gators' first home meet of the season Wednesday.
BAGHDAD - Bomb deaths have gone down 30 percent in Baghdad since the U.S.-led security crackdown began a month ago. Execution-style slayings are down by nearly half.
WASHINGTON - Democratic-backed legislation to withdraw U.S. combat troops from Iraq cleared an initial Senate hurdle Wednesday, but Republicans confidently predicted they had the votes to defeat it. President Bush backed them up with a veto threat.
City Council voted Tuesday to proceed with the second half of a study that prepares Statesboro for a city stormwater department and a monthly fee to fund it.
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. Arrest photos are available for viewing at statesboroherald.com/arrests/
NEW YORK - After failed attempts and broken dreams, by golly, someone went and put "Fargo" on series TV.
EVANSTON, Ill. - They're called leggings - popular fashion items that are tight-fitting pants to some, and glorified tights to others.
MOKPO, South Korea - Koo Bon-hee could see the exit. For half an hour, as the doomed ferry filled with water and listed severely on its side, the crew told passengers to wait for rescuers.
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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