The Georgia Southern Eagles used a barrage of 3-pointers to take an 88-49 exhibition win over the Thomas University Night Hawks on Friday night at Hanner Fieldhouse.
Mr. and Mrs. John Mark Christopher of Conyers, Ga., announce the engagement of their daughter, Mary Margaret "Meg" Christopher of Conyers, to Mitchell Edward Hill, son of Mr. and Mrs. Randy Frank Hill of Statesboro, Ga.
Eugene and Kathleen Barnwell Mincey of Brooklet, Ga., celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on October 3, 2013. They were married in Statesboro, Ga., on October 3, 1953, at the home of the Rev. and Mrs. Gus Groover. On Sunday, October 6, they were honored with a family dinner hosted by their three daughters and their husbands - Debbie (Jimmy) Kennedy and Charlene (Ray) Robbins, all of Statesboro, and Sandy McElveen of Richmond Hill, Ga. ...
LOS ANGELES - A man carrying a bag with a hand-written note that said he "wanted to kill TSA" opened fire with a semi-automatic rifle at a security checkpoint at Los Angeles International Airport on Friday, killing a TSA officer and wounding at least three others, authorities said.
Mr. Randy Jones Sr. James R. Barnes Mortuary BROOKLET, Ga. -- Mr. Randy Jones Sr., age 44, passed away peacefully on October 24th at his residence under the excellent care of Ogeechee Area Hospice, surrounded by his loving family. Mr. George Pryor Craig R. Tremble Funeral Home, Statesboro Chapel Mr. George Pryor, age 61, passed away Monday morning, October 28th. To view the full obituary, click on this link: http://www.legacy.com/StatesboroHerald/DeathNotices.asp
Jeff Monken has never lost to Furman as the head coach at Georgia Southern.
You can throw the records out when Statesboro and Wayne County get together tonight at Womack Field.
BROOKLET - The Southeast Bulloch Yellow Jackets officially punched their ticket into the Class AAA state playoffs last week, but there is still plenty of work to be done.
In their last four games, the Portal Panthers have alternated wins and losses. If the trend holds, they're due for a win tonight.
Bulloch Academy will travel 3½ hours to Americus today to face Southland Academy in an important GISA Region 1-AAA contest.
ROSEMONT, Ill. - Giving the power conferences more autonomy in a restructured NCAA could help address the "existential threats" that plague college sports at their highest level, Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany said.
Georgia Southern hosts its first game of the 2013-14 season as Thomas University comes to Hanner Fieldhouse for an exhibition contest.
FLOWERY BRANCH - The NFL trade deadline has passed. Tony Gonzalez knows where he'll be finishing his 17-year career. Now, to make the best of it. Gonzalez will spend at least nine more weeks with the Atlanta Falcons before fading into retirement, and he's not giving up on the idea of extending things just a bit with an improbable trip to the playoffs. If nothing else, he doesn't have to ...
ST. LOUIS - Clutch hitting deserted the St. Louis Cardinals in the postseason. The power arms that got them to the World Series finally gave out, too. For the third straight year there's satisfaction in the achievement of making a deep October run. They were close to a second title in three years, largely thanks to rookie Michael Wacha, and there's ...
It is that time in the semester when testing is flying around like pancakes on the griddle. Even though there may be great anxiety among the student body, there must be a method by which they can be evaluated for a number of reasons: do the students have a grasp of the material, are there areas that can be improved, are they ready to move to the next level of learning and what can the teacher do to motivate and encourage student progress?
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.
It's rivalry week for several Southeastern Conference teams and many are playing for more than just bragging rights.
It was just another ordinary Saturday for Dale Lick.
NEW YORK - Gobble down the turkey and save the pumpkin pie for later.
WALKER COUNTY, Ga. - In a case that could renew the debate over stand-your-ground laws, authorities in northwest Georgia say one man shot and killed another after the shooter felt threatened by a 72-year-old who turned out to be a wandering Alzheimer's patient.
Linda S. McBride