Some people are dog people, some people are cat people and some people are no pets at all people. I am a pet person. I always had pets growing up: cats, dogs, guinea pigs, fish and even a turtle. We were practically our own pet store. Most of the pets were considered the family pets, but some were 100% my responsibility. I had to make sure they were fed, clean and cared for.
The intensity of Black Friday can exhaust even the most savvy shopper, and it's best not to brave the mall unarmed.
Mr. Paul Layman Thompson Sr.
Statesboro's Michael Solomon was a new addition to the Blue Devils' starting lineup last season.
NEW YORK - Los Angeles Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw was a unanimous winner for his third NL Cy Young Award after leading the majors in victories and ERA and throwing a no-hitter.
FLOWERY BRANCH - With the losses piling up for the Atlanta Falcons, Matt Ryan felt the need to speak up.
MIAMI - There's no Jeff, Jimmie or Junior. Bad Brad missed the cut and Smoke never contended.
From today through Saturday, music lovers in Statesboro will be offered a rare treat: free concerts featuring performances by Georgia Southern visiting Professors Chiao-Ling Sun, violinist, and Fu-Chien Cho, pianist, from the National Taiwan University of the Arts.
The SD Gunner Fund - with assistance from Evans County Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7357, Pilot Club of Evans County and American Legion Post 60 Evans County - is hosting the first Military Appreciation Day and Information Fair on Saturday
Eleanor Parker Akins
When the final Class A football power poll was released by the GHSA Tuesday morning, some area teams rejoiced while one other started packing away the pads for the winter.
After two seasons of heartbreak, the Jenkins County cross country team has finally reached the top of the mountain.
ATHENS - Georgia's Mark Richt is doing his best to downplay the return of Todd Gurley.
SHANGHAI - The graceful movement was enough to get the full attention of Adam Scott, who knows a good golf swing when he sees one.
ATLANTA - The most revealing plays of Saturday's matchup of Georgia Tech's running game against Clemson's defense may come on third downs.
AUBURN, Ala. - The girlfriend of a slain Auburn football player said he was arguing with a man at a party when a third man pulled a handgun and opened fire.
LOS ANGELES - After three weeks of box office dominance, "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1" ceded its reign to "Exodus: Gods and Kings." The biblical epic easily ruled the weekend with a $24.5 million debut, according to box office tracker Rentrak's Sunday estimates, while "The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies" dominated international charts with a staggering $117.6 million from 38 territories in advance of its North America release this week.
NEW YORK (AP) - Marcus Mariota wrote it all down, every word of his Heisman Trophy acceptance speech. It was a good thing, too, because getting through it might have been tougher than sprinting away from linebacker or tossing a long touchdown pass for the Oregon Ducks.
Bulloch Academy basketball sweeps
PORTAL - Just one week after an overtime epic at the Devil's Den, Statesboro and Portal once again took to the court.
Jane Thompson Aldrich
ATLANTA - Georgia's transportation needs and how to pay for them emerged this week as the issues that will dominate the 2015 legislation session. Lawmakers convene Jan. 12 at the state Capitol.
When Ja'Mario Walker met legendary Georgia Southern running back Adrian Peterson, his first words were, "Hey, A.P., I can beat you in a race."
PORTAL - Over the last few seasons, Portal and Calvary Day have had plenty of classic shootouts in the Region 3-A tournament.
Bulloch Academy is no stranger to success on the wrestling mat, but this season offers a whole new host of opponents for the Gators to stack up
CLAXTON - The Claxton Tigers took down visiting Jenkins County with a 67-59 win on Friday.
NEW YORK - It was just two guys talking football and posing for pictures with a big bronze trophy.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Another Falcons practice without Julio Jones was followed by another vote of confidence from coach Mike Smith that the star wide receiver will make it back from his hip injury this week.