NEW ORLEANS - Nine people have been slain in New Orleans in the first eight days of the new year, deepening the sense of despair over the slow pace of the city's recovery and leaving police and civic leaders grasping for ways to stop the bloodshed.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. - A new era of college football begins tonight with No. 1 Ohio State and No. 2 Florida playing a game that's grown too big to be called a bowl.
ATLANTA - Louisville coach Bobby Petrino agreed Sunday to become the new coach of the Atlanta Falcons, moving to the NFL less than a week after Jim Mora's firing.
ATLANTA - On a recent afternoon, Jeffrey and Liza Dunn brought their daughter and niece to the center dedicated to the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr., where the family took a moment to sit by the crypt of the civil rights icon and his wife, Coretta.
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DULUTH, Ga. - For years, Lisa Ann Taylor's neighbors suspected something was going on behind the doors of her white-columned, million-dollar mansion in one of suburban Atlanta's most exclusive neighborhoods.
Bulloch Academy's parquet basketball court is a sight to behold, but extremely high humidity Friday night turned sections of it as slick as glass.
PORTAL - The Portal Panthers took on the Jenkins County Eagles in a double-header on Friday, and while the Lady Panthers could not soar with the Eagles, the boys cruised to an easy 76-53 win to cap off the night.
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Editor: The American news media in general and its "Washington media" in particular, according to Gene Lyons' "Stampeding the herd, Washington style" (Herald, Dec. 29), are failing. Lyons is not alone among professional journalistic observers to have raised the alarm. One of the most direct, thorough and powerfully worded warnings about the media downfall, it seems to me, has come from a sister-brother team of journalists, Amy Goodman and David Goodman, in their recent ...
With their non-conference schedule behind them, the Eagles turn their full attention towards the Southern Conference and Saturday's opponent, Furman.
DENVER - The third snowstorm in as many weeks swept into Colorado on Friday, further hampering efforts to restore power to rural homes and rescue thousands of cattle stranded by last week's blizzard.
Dr. Brent Tharp has arranged programs for the next six months for the Bulloch County Historical Society. The public is invited to any and all of these programs.
Samuel Johnson wrote, "Wine makes a man more pleased with himself; I do not say that it makes him more pleasing to others."
DEAR ABBY: I'm a 14-year-old girl who often hears negative comments directed at teenagers as a whole. The other day I was sitting in a bookstore, quietly reading, when an employee commented to a customer that "some teenagers were just in here - that's probably why the display is a mess!"
ATLANTA - Georgia's biggest comeback of the Mark Richt era made Hutson Mason's first start one to remember. Todd Gurley ran for 122 yards and three touchdowns, including two scores after regulation, and Georgia rallied after trailing by 20 points in the first half to beat Georgia Tech 41-34 in overtime on Saturday night. Gurley's 25-yard touchdown run in the second and final overtime gave Georgia its first lead. "We just ...
Georgia Southern's Jelani Hewitt scored a career-high 38 points. Campbell's Quinton Ray didn't score any in regulation, and only two in overtime. Unfortunately for the Eagles, they were the game's most important points Ray stole the ball from GSU's Tre Bussey with 4 seconds remaining, drove the length of the court and laid it in off the glass at the buzzer as the Campbell Fighting Camels ...
WASHINGTON - John Wall had 26 points and 12 assists, Trevor Ariza scored 24 points and made five 3-pointers, and the Washington Wizards beat the Atlanta Hawks 108-101 on Saturday night. The Wizards have won six of their last eight, and have won eight games in November for the first time since 1984. Martell Webster added 19 points for Washington and also had five 3-pointers. Nene, who ...
ANN ARBOR, Mich. - The 110th game between Ohio State and Michigan might have been the most thrilling, a back-and-forth affair that came down to one final play. The Wolverines went for the win - and the Buckeyes stayed undefeated. Tyvis Powell intercepted Devin Gardner's 2-point conversion pass with 32 seconds left and No. 3 Ohio State held on for a 42-41 victory against Michigan on Saturday ...
SAO PAULO - Even before a crane dramatically collapsed and killed two workers at the Sao Paulo stadium, it was clear World Cup organizers would have their hands full trying to deliver all 12 venues by FIFA's end-of-December deadline. <p ...
There's never a dull day for the athletic director of a Football Bowl Subdivision program.
BOCA RATON, Fla. - Chenise Miller and Kimberly Smith each netted 11 points, and Florida Atlantic scored 34 points off turnovers to post an 82-58 women's basketball victory over Georgia Southern in the FAU Thanksgiving Tournament at FAU Arena Friday afternoon.
ATLANTA - Georgia Tech coach Paul Johnson this week pounced on a politely phrased suggestion that the state rivalry with Georgia has been a little lopsided in recent years.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Atlanta's Roddy White has had success like only a handful of wide receivers in NFL history. So missing three games this season and entering December with just 20 receptions has left the four-time Pro Bowler, "yelling and screaming at myself, trying to get my body to act right." Last season White ...
ATHENS - Charles Mann and Kenny Gaines each scored 14 points and Nemanja Djurisic added 10 points to help Georgia snap a four-game losing streak with a 71-53 victory over Appalachian State on Friday. Cameron Forte had eight points for the Bulldogs (2-4). Tevin Baskin finished with 20 points and Tab Hamilton scored all ...
The holiday shopping season started as a marathon, not a sprint.
Sheree White of Statesboro and Patrick L. Hepner Jr. of Brunswick, Ga., were united in marriage during a 4 p.m. ceremony held on June 22, 2013, at the First United Methodist Church in Statesboro.
ATLANTA - Georgia Tech linebacker Quayshawn Nealy expects no drop-off when junior quarterback Hutson Mason makes his first career start for Georgia.
DETROIT - Matthew Stafford and Reggie Bush did their part to keep the Aaron Rodgers-less Green Bay Packers in the game.
ARLINGTON, Texas - DeMarco Murray did the finishing work for the Dallas Cowboys. Backup Lance Dunbar made his job a lot easier.