University of Georgia legendary football coach and athletic director Vince Dooley will bring his book tour of Georgia to the Statesboro Mall on Monday, Feb. 23. Dooley is scheduled to appear between 4 and 7 p.m.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Tuesday, February 17, 2008
(Note: The following is the first in a weekly series of stories about some "Unsung Heroes" in the Bulloch County school system.)
Ever since the new Portal Elementary school opened some 10 years ago the school has been kept virtually spotless. According to Principal Paul Hudson, much of that credit goes to his head custodian Shirley Jones.
NEW YORK - Crude oil prices have fallen to new lows for this year. So you'd think gas prices would sink right along with them.
Zippy Duvall, president of the Georgia Farm Bureau, will be the featured speaker during the annual Agribusiness Luncheon sponsored by the Statesboro-Bulloch Chamber of Commerce. The luncheon is set for noon on Thursday, March 19 at R.J.'s Steakery Restaurant.
A free, public forum on how southeast Georgia can prosper despite a struggling national economy will be held on Thursday, beginning at 6 p.m. in the College of Information Technology Auditorium on the Georgia Southern University campus.
(Note: All information included in this report is taken from law enforcement incident reports and arrest records, which are public records and available for review at any and all local law enforcement agencies. Not every arrest leads to a conviction. Guilt or innocence is determined by the court system.)
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Monday, February 16, 2008
WASHINGTON - The days of one-size-fits-all cancer treatment are numbered: A rush of new research is pointing the way to tailor chemotherapy and other care to what's written in your tumor's genes.
Everyone with advanced colon cancer now is supposed to get a genetic test before taking two of the leading treatments. It's a major change adopted by oncologists last month after studies found that those pricey drugs, Erbitux and Vectibix, won't work in 40 percent of patients.
WASHINGTON - Just days after the nation honored the 200th anniversary of his birth, 65 historians ranked Abraham Lincoln as the nation's best president.
Former President George W. Bush, who left office last month, was ranked 36th out of the 42 men who had been chief executive by the end of 2008, according to a survey conducted by the cable channel C-SPAN.
Susanne Elise Jones and Master Sgt. Ernest Keith Fordham, USA, Retired, were married at 11 a.m. on Dec. 27, 2008, at The Chapel in the Pines in Guido Gardens in Metter, Ga. The Rev. Jamie Archer of Oak Hill Baptist Church of Millen officiated.
Mr. and Mrs. David Michael Waagner of Valdosta, Ga., announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Krista Michelle Waagner, to James Craig Marsh, son of Chris and Annette Marsh of Statesboro, Ga.
Jack and Hope Daniel of Pulaski and DeDee and Matthew Conneff of Ellabell announce the engagement of their daughter, Brandy Daniel, to Steven Snell, son of Carvy and Susan Snell of Metter.
LOS ANGELES - "Friday the 13th" had all the luck as the remake of the 1980 slasher flick opened with $42.2 million, putting blood and guts ahead of hearts over Valentine's Day weekend.
That was a record for the horror genre, topping the $39.1 million debut for 2004's "The Grudge." Accounting for today's higher admission prices, "The Grudge" sold slightly more tickets, however.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Matt Kenseth drove from the back of the field to take the Daytona 500 lead minutes before the sky opened up, handing the former series champion his first victory in NASCAR's version of the Super Bowl.
Coming off one of the worst seasons of his career, Kenseth's bad luck followed him into Daytona International Speedway. He wrecked his primary car, had to go to a backup and started Sunday's race in last place.
Less than 20 percent of Georgia hospitals earned an "A" grade on patient safety in the latest ratings from the Leapfrog Group.
Mr. Carl Olliff Akins
While the exact origin of the phrase isn't known, the first known use of "pull yourself up by the bootstraps" was coined in James ...
Portal has run into now nine wins this season, but none of them could have been as sweet as the one Wednesday night.
A handful of games into the season, two teams remain winless in Major League Soccer while three others are undefeated.
MIAMI - Ender Inciarte hit two home runs and Tyler Flowers had a go-ahead single in the ninth inning Wednesday night to help the Atlanta Braves ...
WASHINGTON - Laying bare deep and dangerous divisions on Syria and other issues, President Donald Trump declared Wednesday that U.S. relations with Russia "may be ...
Patricia T. Russell
For the first time this season, the Bulloch Academy boys soccer team has put two wins together and may be peaking during a crucial time ...
April showers have ceased just in time to cool the air around the coastal Georgia area and dry up the pitch for postseason soccer.
Kennesaw State's pitching staff spent most of the night trying in vain to find the strike zone and Georgia Southern cashed in at some ...
ATLANTA - Atlanta United President Darren Eales said Tuesday construction on Mercedes Benz Stadium remains on schedule for the MLS team to play the first game ...
There will be final-night intrigue in the NBA.
CHICAGO - An influential U.S. government advisory panel is dropping its opposition to routine prostate cancer screening in favor of letting men decide for themselves ...
"I think in every job there are hidden risks," said Paige Cummings, director of the Athens Nurses Clinic. These are perils "that people in that ...