Amanda Johnson, a second-grade teacher in Laramie, Wyoming, has caused quite a stir both among her colleagues and constituents and - because her educational incorrectness was covered by national media - across the United States. Her claim to 15 minutes of fame: Citing research purporting to show that homework does not improve overall achievement, Johnson has announced to the parents of her incoming students that she will not assign homework this year.
Mrs. Shirley Ann Groover Brown
ATLANTA (AP) - Lines formed at gas stations across the South on Saturday and drivers who were able to find fuel had to pay more for it in some cases, as prices edged up following a pipeline spill in Alabama.
The Averitt Center for the Arts is well known for stuffing its seasons with Elvis impersonators and tribute bands, coming up on Friday and Saturday, it will kick off its 2016-17 performance season with Lewis Grizzard: In His Own Words, about the much-loved Southern figure: Lewis Grizzard, a chicken-fried comedian famous for his standup routines and humorous columns.
Mr. James W. Blakely
A 14-0 run by Effingham County gave Statesboro fourth quarter nightmares yet again in a 20-16 loss for the Blue Devil's Friday night.
BROOKLET – On their first play from scrimmage, Southeast Bulloch ran for a 12-yard gain. That was followed by back-to-back eight-yard runs. Then a five-yard run and finally a nine-yard touchdown run to finish off the drive.
ATLANTA - Georgia Tech's relentless spread-option attack with its triple-option potential is known for causing sleepless nights for defensive coordinators.
COLUMBIA, Mo. - No. 16 Georgia's visit to Missouri features two first-year coaches making their Southeastern Conference debuts.
CHICAGO - Tony Stewart's complex personality was on display at media day for NASCAR's Chase for the Sprint Cup championship.
Mr. Donnie Paul Hodges
More than a dozen members of the local clergy marked their graduation this week from Statesboro's inaugural class of the Concerned Clergy Citizens Police Academy.
Mr. William Stokes
A woman was arrested Tuesday morning after reportedly stabbing a man in the arm, police said.
Despite another season-high rushing performance from Tupac Lanier, Statesboro couldn't even find the endzone in their 29-0 loss to Ware County Friday night.
BROOKLET – Southeast Bulloch knew Savannah High had several fast and athletic players on their team. They may not have known just how fast they were.
(Note: Changes have been made in the scheduled locations and availability of hot meals.)
Many in Bulloch County look forward to Portal High School's poinsettias each year for the holidays. Unfortunately, this year's plants were wiped out ...
Crews completed their work in restoring power on the Excelsior EMC grid Thursday. EMC spokesman Greg Brooks said all members whose homes were ready for ...
CHICAGO - Kaitlin Reap didn't listen when her dad tried to warn her about the lifetime of misery waiting for her if she cheered for ...
NAPA, Calif. - Scott Piercy began the new PGA Tour season by pouring in putts and setting the course record at Silverado, a 10-under 62 for ...
Now that the hurricane dust has settled and most of the power is back on, Statesboro can finally focus on football for a change.
BROOKLET - After another unexpected week off due to severe weather this season, the Southeast Bulloch Yellow Jackets are back on the field tonight for the ...
By CHRIS STANLEY
SEATTLE (AP) - Atlanta coach Dan Quinn views having the Falcons practice in the Pacific Northwest as an opportunity to maximize preparation for Sunday's game ...
A new study questions the value of mammograms for breast cancer screening. It concludes that a woman is more likely to be diagnosed with a ...
Just in time for Halloween, the Averitt Center for the Arts presents a black comedy about a twisted family that would give the famous Addams ...
Mrs. Alice "Kitty" Collins Akins
By CHRIS STANLEY