Ty Wright (Montrose/West Laurens) capped an impressive week at the plate for Georgia Southern baseball by receiving the 'Player of the Week' award, as announced by the Southern Conference office Monday (April 28). It marks the first-ever weekly SoCon award for the junior designated hitter.
FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. - Three Fort Campbell-based soldiers, including one from Georgia, have been killed in two days in Iraq in separate incidents, according to the Department of Defense.
Fielding Keeley, James Connors and John Vanterpool of William James Middle School just earned exceptional honors: they brought home the Grand Prize for all Team Projects at the Junior (Middle School) Division of the State Science and Engineering Fair held earlier in April.
ATLANTA - After several lean years, Georgia Democrats are hoping the stars may at last be aligning in their favor.
SPARTANBURG, S.C. - A day of offensive highlights keyed Georgia Southern's sweep of Wofford Sunday afternoon, winning 12-6 and 19-12 at Russell King Field. Following the Southern Conference sweep, the Eagles improved to 25-18 overall and 10-8 in the league.
LAPORTE, Ind - Asle Helgelien didn't believe Belle Gunness' claims that his brother, missing for months after answering the widow's lonely hearts ad, had left her northern Indiana farm for Chicago or maybe their native Norway.
ATLANTA - A New York doctor says he was promised a top administrative position at Grady Memorial Hospital only to have the offer revoked after he quit his job and moved to Atlanta.
CARROLLTON, Ga. - State fire officials say a six-year-old girl died in an Atlanta hospital less than 12 hours after being burned over 80 percent of her body after her apartment caught fire.
WASHINGTON - President Bush poked fun at his potential successors Saturday night, expressing surprise that none of them were in the audience at the White House Correspondents' Association annual dinner.
WASHINGTON - Scorching rhetoric and negative campaigning aren't confined to the long presidential contest. They're spilling over into other segments of public life.
KIEV, Ukraine - Twenty-two years after the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, work is under way on a colossal new shelter to cover the ruins and deadly radioactive contents of the exploded Soviet-era power plant.
SIERRA MADRE, Calif. - A wildfire that broke out in a popular hiking area blackened the steep slopes of the foothills near Pasadena and forced mandatory evacuations for 300 homes, authorities said Sunday.
CINCINNATI - Military personnel and supporters from across the country joined an Ohio family Sunday at a memorial service for an Army reservist whose remains were found in Iraq last month, nearly four years after his capture.
From Amarillo to Houston, children removed from a polygamist ranch in west Texas are settling into new surroundings, and caretakers are getting cultural pointers on how to deal with them - such as no television, no movies, no radio and nothing red.
CHABLIS, France - Fine French wine with a screw top?
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Lori Durden, president of Ogeechee Technical College, recently announced that Jan Moore was named the college's vice president for Economic Development.
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By MIKE ANTHONY
By MIKE ANTHONY
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