Mr. and Mrs. Jeff S. Akins of Statesboro announce the engagement of their daughter, Courtney Anne Akins of Statesboro, to Derick Jason Sharpe, son of Mr. and Mrs. Michael G. Sharpe.
Mr. and Mrs. Harold Bishop Hodgson III of Athens, Ga., announce the engagement of their daughter, Cynthia Lynn Hodgson, to Christopher Dallas LeMaster, son of Mr. and Mrs. Chris LeMaster of Rocky Ford.
MADRID, Spain - Both of Spain's major political parties called off all election campaigning nationwide Friday after a former city councilman was shot dead in the Basque region.
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic - Colombian President Alvaro Uribe said Friday that Colombian rebels helped Ecuadorean President Rafael Correa get elected, citing as evidence a rebel's letter seized during a cross-border raid that has sparked an international crisis.
BOGOTA, Colombia - Colombian security forces carrying out an arrest warrant Friday for a rebel leader killed a man in a shootout and were trying to confirm his identity, an official in the chief prosecutor's office said Friday.
BAGHDAD - It was a beautiful evening and the streets of Baghdad's Karradah neighborhood were packed with shoppers and young people mingling at the start of the Iraqi weekend - then the extremists struck, again.
CANTON, Miss. - Fresh off a trio of primary victories, Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton sought to set low expectations for Tuesday's primary in Mississippi by telling Democrats that even if they support her opponent the moment is historic.
ATLANTA - Republican presidential candidate John McCain, who has said economics isn't his strong suit, said Friday tax cuts and job training are needed to lift an economy that is either in recession or is headed toward one.
WASHINGTON - A Barack Obama adviser resigned Friday after calling rival Hillary Rodham Clinton ''a monster.''
WASHINGTON - The Federal Reserve is taking bigger steps to ease the nation's credit crisis, including increasing the amount of loans it plans to make available to banks this month to $100 billion.
WASHINGTON - Lawmakers confronted corporate executives Friday about how they managed to take home hundreds of millions of dollars in compensation while their companies were taking a financial nosedive from the subprime mortgage crisis.
WASHINGTON - At a cost of nearly $42 million, the IRS wants you to know: Your check is almost in the mail.
(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.)
WASHINGTON - Employers slashed 63,000 jobs in February, the most in five years and the starkest sign yet that the country is heading dangerously toward recession or is in one already.
Bulloch Academy senior Darion Carter has been named to a Georgia Independent School Association (GISA) All-Star team.
DALLAS - The NCAA banned the SMU men's basketball team from postseason play Tuesday and suspended veteran coach Larry Brown for nine games after concluding ...
ZURICH - Four years after stepping down in disgrace, former FIFA vice president JackWarner was banned from soccer for life on Tuesday, accused of repeated acts ...
Bulloch County Sheriff's investigators arrested a juvenile Tuesday evening on charges of making bomb threats that shut down four Statesboro-area schools.
Bulloch County Sheriff's deputies and school officials remain on the scene at William James Middle School, Mill Creek Elementary and Langston Chapel middle and ...
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The Glennville Bank plans to open its Statesboro bank and loan production office on Thursday at 203 Savannah Avenue.
Since Darin Van Tassell and Jeremy Aven announced a few weeks ago that they had secured the rights to bring a Premier Development League (PDL ...
ATLANTA - Spurred by confrontations nationwide between police and the public, nearly a dozen law enforcement agencies in Georgia have joined a national movement that's ...
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - Mars appears to have flowing rivulets of water, at least in the summer, scientists reported Monday in a finding that boosts the ...
A Sylvania woman remains in critical condition after a Friday night crash on Old Register Road.
Instinct and patience resulted in the arrest of six suspects in connection to a rash of entering auto cases.
It's 5 p.m. on a Tuesday on this autumn day in Statesboro. While many are outside enjoying the cool air that has finally ...
Qualifications are important in life - for school, jobs, marriage, even games. Peter told the earliest disciples of Jesus in Jerusalem that the apostolic replacement for ...
Note: The following is part of a series of columns looking at the establishment and evolution of the banking system in Georgia and Bulloch County.