Mr. and Mrs. Floyd and Martha Riggs of Statesboro celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on December 16 at the Elm St. Church of God. The couple was married on December 21, 1956, here in Statesboro. They have six children: Craig and Connie Riggs of Augusta, Teddy Riggs of Statesboro, Tony and Mae F. Riggs of Statesboro, Karen and John F. Jones of Statesboro, the late Kathie Riggs Wiggins and the late Lisa Riggs; and 13 grandchildren.
Christmas away from home. In my family, Christmas was a true celebration, hearing again the Bethlehem Christmas Story.
Plans have been finalized for the wedding of Rebecca Lauren Deal and Matthew Hamilton Rogers.
John and Carla Wood were wed August 19, 2006, at the First United Methodist Church in Greensboro, Ga.
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I hope all my readers and their families will have a merry Christmas and a happy holiday.
You will have a stronger-than-usual capacity to influence people when it is important for you to do so. The only danger involved is that others will believe what you say, even if and when you should be wrong.
DEAR DR. GOTT: I am 5 feet 6 inches tall and weigh 120 pounds. I am a very active 73-year-old. I take Centrum Silver once a day, niacin and omega 3 twice a day. My problem is I have a fat stomach. I have tried sit-ups and leg lifts with no help. I was told stress causes this. I have been under a lot of stress, as my husband died very suddenly. It has left me with a lot of decisions to make alone. Is there any way I can get rid of the fat stomach?
Those poor folks in Montana.
LUBBOCK, Texas - Add this to the list of things you can say about Bob Knight: Nobody has ever won more Division I men's basketball games.
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. - The Detroit Pistons knew they had a chance at an easy win Saturday night.
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BOSTON - The ''crazy, crazy Jewish fun'' of Kosherland looks a lot like the board game Candy Land, except gefilte fishing substitutes for visits to the Ice Cream Sea.
Theft from gun collection has family up in arms
Because you will be able to see the world with greater sensitivity, you'll be far more successful at what you undertake. Your greatest successes will come through activities that benefit others as well.
A pickup truck hauling cabinets caught fire Tuesday afternoon, and the blaze quickly engulfed the vehicle.
Mr. Roy Everett Chester
Editor's note: This article is part of "The Ten Today," a series that examines the Ten Commandments in modern society. This story explores the eighth commandment: "Thou shalt not steal."
A home invasion robbery early Tuesday morning has Bulloch County Sheriff's investigators on the lookout for a gang of armed, masked men.
For the fourth year in a row, Georgia Southern University has been named to "The Princeton Review's Guide to 332 Green Colleges: 2014 Edition," which highlights the top eco-friendly institutions based on their proven commitment to environmental and sustainability issues and is produced in partnership with the U.S. Green Building Council.
RICHMOND, Va. - Smokers are increasingly turning to battery-powered electronic cigarettes to get their nicotine fix. They're about to find out what federal regulators have to say about the popular devices.
A new procedure is available to help infants with a heart defect that affects hundreds of children yearly. But because the Food and Drug Administration doesn't recognize the procedure, few families know about its usefulness and health benefits.
DES MOINES, Iowa - Lucey is a slobbering 18-month-old pooch whose human family dreams of making her a therapy dog.
ATLANTA - Evan Gattis hit a two-run homer in the 10th inning, leading the Atlanta Braves past the Miami Marlins 4-2 Monday night.
SAN JOSE, Calif. - A 15-year-old boy found his way onto an airport's tarmac and climbed into a jetliner's wheel well, then flew for five freezing hours to Hawaii - a misadventure that forced authorities to take a hard look at the security system that protects the nation's airline fleet.
The Georgia Southern Eagles find themselves in a tough spot right now with two thirds of the conference schedule behind them and a 9-9 record.
The Statesboro Blue Devils are just one win away from claiming the Region 3-AAAA soccer championship.
(Photo) The Portal Lady Panthers pose with the Class A Area 2 golf championship trophy in Folkston on Monday at the Folkston Golf Club. Portal won the title in only its second year of high school competition. Faith Reddick, who shot 84, was the low medalist at the tournament. The Panthers were also led by Layne Clark, who shot a career-best 116. The Panthers advance to the state championship in Augusta, where they will compete for a state title on May 19. Pictured left to right: Clark, Faith Reddick, Portal coach Jay Reddick, Caitlyn Girardeau and Kiely Anderson.
Statesboro has been solid on the baseball diamond throughout the season and a win in the region finale two weeks ago earned them a top seed in the Region 3-AAAA playoffs.
JESUP - The Statesboro girls dropped a 5-0 decision to Wayne County in the Region 3-AAAA semifinals Monday evening in Jesup.