DUBLIN - For three quarters on a muddy, rain-soaked field, Bulloch Academy battled to a draw with the number one team in the state.
CLAXTON - As the high school football season winds its way down, the Claxton Tigers are desperately searching for a path to the postseason. With the Hornets of Savannah Country Day in town on Friday night, Claxton looked to make its playoff hopes a little brighter.
Whether a single player in the Buford lineup ever heard of baseball Hall of Famer Wee Willie Keeler is irrelevant. The important fact is that the Lady Wolves practiced the philosophy of Keeler to a tee.
In the off chance The Citadel's Tory Cooper hadn't caught the attention of anyone in the Southern Conference he has now.
Boy Scouts' truck fires up Halloween Parade
George Burns, who was a keen bridge player, said, "It takes only one drink to get me drunk. The trouble is, I can't remember if it's the 13th or the 14th."
Cooler weather means it's time to plant, and Georgia Southern Botanical Garden has a wide variety of old-fashioned favorites and native plants for your home garden at its annual Farm & Forest Festival and Plant Sale. The festival is Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. There is no admission charge.
DEAR DR. GOTT: My mother is 82 years young and has no medical problems that need medication. She takes very good care of herself, better than a lot of her children do. She walks and is very careful that the types of food she prepares are healthful: lots of vegetables and fresh fruit.
DEAR ABBY: I am writing to you as a last resort. I have been married for 13 years to a man who does not communicate, to say the least. I have begged, pleaded, fought and waited for him to talk about something other than his children.
Although you might have been tentative in the past about making changes that you believe would be to your benefit, you may now find the courage to do so. In fact, your pioneering inclinations could even have you trailblazing.
ATLANTA - A worker at the Ford Motor Co. Atlanta Assembly Plant won $225,000 from a Georgia Lottery scratch-off ticket as he was headed to work for the last time, the day production ended at the plant.
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 - The economy has slowed to a snail's pace, growing in the just-finished quarter at the slowest rate in more than three years and stirring fresh debate about the country's financial health heading into the elections.
SHREVEPORT, La. - Shortly before he was executed in Florida this week for a series of killings in Gainesville, Danny Rolling handed his spiritual adviser a handwritten confession to a grisly triple murder 17 years ago in his home town of Shreveport.
WASHINGTON - The White House said Friday that Vice President Dick Cheney was not talking about a torture technique known as ''water boarding'' when he said dunking terrorism suspects in water during questioning was a ''no-brainer.''
TIFTON - The Statesboro-Bulloch County Sharks swim team sent 25 swimmers to the Georgia Recreation and Parks Association state swim meet on July 18 and 19.
ATLANTA - Rookie Jesse Hahn allowed only three hits in six innings to remain unbeaten on the road and the San Diego Padres beat Atlanta 5-2 on Friday night to continue their recent success against the Braves.
FLOWERY BRANCH - The Atlanta Falcons won't be easing their way into this season.
INDIANAPOLIS - Juan Pablo Montoya is back at Indianapolis Motor Speedway - one night only, an encore of sorts, in a guest-starring role for Team Penske.
MONTREAL - Two-time winner Jim Furyk birdied two of his last four holes Friday in the Canadian Open to match the Royal Montreal record at 7-under 63 and tie Tim Petrovic atop the leaderboard.
Eric Alonzo (P, GSU)
When Georgia Southern's Edwin Jackson and Garrett Frye were asked what if felt like to be named second-team, All-Sun Belt before the 2014 season, they looked at each other for a quick moment.
The Bulloch County Board of Education is rolling back its millage rate 1 percent to avoid what would have to be announced as an increase in property taxes. Even so, total revenue and local revenue to the schools still will increase compared to last year's.
As teachers prepare for the upcoming school year, Bulloch County Schools Superintendent Charles Wilson addressed the hardships the system has faced in the past months but remained positive the district will overcome them.
MEDIA, Pa. - A psychiatrist's patient ranted about a gun ban at a suburban medical complex before opening fire there, killing his caseworker and grazing his psychiatrist before the doctor pulled out his own weapon and fired back, authorities said Friday.
ATLANTA - This week marks the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Atlanta, one of the key conflicts of the Civil War, and researchers at Emory University's Center for Digital Scholarship have released a mobile app for the tour.
At times, I enjoy the computer because there is so much information accessible at the touch of a button. I remember asking a student to type in the word cuneiform to see what she could find. She said, "It seems to be some kind of language, Mesopotamian or something, printed on a clay tablet. So what's the big deal?"
While vacationing in Helen, Georgia, with her grandparents and cousins during the Fourth of July weekend, 12-year-old Emily Root stepped on what she believed was a fish.
DARBY, Pa. - Authorities are attempting to determine why a man identified as a patient fatally shot a caseworker at a hospital complex in a Philadelphia suburb and whether a psychiatrist who pulled out his own gun and wounded the patient had concerns about him.
WUXI VILLAGE, China - The battle started when a government-hired crew tore down the metal cross atop the one-room church in this village surrounded by rice paddies last month.