MIAMI - Five convicted sex offenders are living under a noisy highway bridge with the state's grudging approval because an ordinance intended to keep predators away from children made it nearly impossible for them to find housing.
Jennifer M. Kanzler captured both of the top student awards at the Georgia Southern University 2007 Honors Day Convocation held at the Performing Arts Center on Wednesday, April 4.
Brittany Lamb became the bride of Dusty Lowe during a 6 p.m. ceremony held on October 7, 2006, at the Brooklet United Methodist Church. Wes Moye officiated.
Mr. and Mrs. John Wesley Holt of Statesboro announce the engagement of their daughter, Sarah Rebecca Holt, to William Rhett Hickman III, son of Mr. and Mrs. William Rhett Hickman Jr. of Statesboro.
The engagement and upcoming marriage of Deena Nell Booth and Douglas Reid Sasser Jr. is being announced by the couple.
Mr. and Mrs. Lee S. Baird of Eatonton, Ga., announce the engagement of their daughter, Crystal Leigh Baird of Eatonton, Ga., to David Evan Pope of Statesboro, son of Mr. and Mrs. David E. Pope of Statesboro.
Crystal Zeigler became the bride of Nic Copeland during a 6 p.m. ceremony held at the Fletcher Baptist Church on March 16, 2007. Pastor Ron Andrew officiated.
Mr. and Mrs. Bobby Murdock of Columbus, Ga., announce the engagement of their daughter, Lauren Elizabeth Murdock, to Adam Cirilo Aseron, son of Connie Graham and Dr. Cirilo Aseron of Statesboro.
Because you are prepared to work for what you want out of life without expecting things to be handed to you on a silver platter, large gains can be made in your field of endeavor.
Georgia Southern, who had two potential solo home runs robbed by Elon earlier in the game, fell short in its ninth inning rally losing 5-4 Friday night at J.I. Clements Stadium. The Eagles (17-17,1-6) lost their fourth straight at home.
WASHINGTON - People make more 911 calls from cellular telephones than landlines these days, and police and firefighters increasingly worry about finding those callers in distress.
BEIJING - China said Friday it is investigating allegations a Chinese company exported tainted wheat gluten used in pet food that has been linked to the deaths of more than a dozen cats and dogs in the United States.
EL PASO, Texas - For all the tough talk out of Washington on immigration, illegal immigrants caught along the Mexican border have almost no reason to fear they will be prosecuted.
The most infamous feud in American folklore, the long-running battle between the Hatfields and McCoys, may be partly explained by a rare, inherited disease that can lead to hair-trigger rage and violent outbursts.
Mr. and Mrs. Alan Parker of Macon announce the engagement of their daughter, Erika Lynn Parker of Perry, to Matthew Wright Boone of Warner Robins, the son of Mr. and Mrs. James Boone of Kingsland, Ga.
Southeast Bulloch High School's competitive cheerleading team finished off a hugely successful season last weekend with a third-place finish in the Georgia Class AAA State Cheerleading Championships.
Southeast Bulloch and Statesboro High Schools' JROTC Raider Teams traveled recently to the State Raider Meet at Spaulding High School in Griffin, and each took home top honors.
CHICAGO - On a very memorable Sunday, Pastor Laura Truax surprised her congregation with a bold announcement: She was about to hand out money to everyone.
FERGUSON, Mo. - Crews erected barricades around the building where a grand jury has been considering whether to indict the Ferguson police officer who shot and killed Michael Brown, even as a grand jury decision seemed unlikely this weekend.
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Ohio State finally took control of its game against Indiana in the fourth quarter. That was still better than Florida State.
The Atlanta Falcons won't apologize for somehow being in first place with a losing record.
ATHENS, Ga. - Nick Chubb and Georgia took care of Charleston Southern early, looking to carry the momentum into next week's state rivalry game against Georgia Tech.
ATHENS - Nick Chubb and Georgia took care of Charleston Southern early, looking to carry the momentum into next week's state rivalry game against Georgia Tech.
WARSAW, Poland - Officials in a Polish town have opposed a proposition to name a playground after Winnie-the-Pooh due to the bear's unclear gender and immodest clothing.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - In the squalid Jacksonville dogfighting kennel, a champion named Bulletproof Sam sat in a makeshift wooden cage, his teeth exposed from a missing snout.
It's last Monday morning and according to the weather report - and somebody got it right this time - it's raining very hard with thunder and lightning, and it's nice to be inside looking out. This afternoon, we have a 100 percent chance of very heavy rain, high winds and a get-ready-to-hunker-down warning, which I will do my best to follow the directions. One of my colleagues has just told me we're not supposed to have this kind of stuff this late in the year. Since he teaches Algebra, what does he know? He knows this: it is ...
MELBOURNE, Fla. - The protesters didn't show, the would-be hecklers didn't take the bait, the weeks of headlines about sexual assaults disappeared and Bill Cosby, for 90 minutes at least, regained the revered status he long enjoyed.
WASHINGTON - The admiral fired last year as No. 2 commander of U.S. nuclear forces may have made his own counterfeit $500 poker chips with paint and stickers to feed a gambling habit that eventually saw him banned from an entire network of casinos, according to a criminal investigative report obtained by The Associated Press.