Both the Bulloch Academy boys' and girls' basketball teams will be playing for region championships tonight as the GISA Region 2-AA tournament concludes in the Gators' gym.
WASHINGTON - The Democratic-controlled House issued a symbolic rejection of President Bush's decision to deploy more troops to Iraq on Friday, opening an epic confrontation between Congress and commander in chief over an unpopular war that has taken the lives of more than 3,100 U.S. troops.
DEAR ABBY: My brother has 15 children by eight mothers. Five are with his wife, from whom he has been separated for 16 years. My sister-in-law becomes very upset when my brother shows favoritism toward children he has outside his marriage. Until recently, she tolerated this. However, now she says she hates him more today than ever - even though they are not together.
CHICAGO - There's an open secret in medicine: Patients lie. They lie about how much they smoke and whether they're taking their medicine. They understate how much they drink and overstate how much they exercise. They feign symptoms to get appointments quicker and ask doctors to hide the truth from insurance companies. ''Doctors have a rule of thumb. Whatever the patient says they're drinking, multiply it by three,'' said Dr. Bruce Rowe, a ...
SAVANNAH – The Portal Panthers have now gone further in tournament play than any previous Portal basketball team.
HARRISVILLE, Mich. - As the elected treasurer of rural Alcona County for nearly 14 years and an accountant on the side, Thomas Katona did not exactly look like an easy mark for con artists.
Muriel Fox said, "Women and men have to fight together to change society - and both will benefit. ... Partnership, not dependence, is the real romance in marriage."
The Statesboro boys basketball team advanced to the championship of the region 3-AAAA tournament with a 51-38 win over Wayne County Friday at the Academy of Richmond County.
DEAR DR. GOTT: A few weeks ago, you wrote about people having leg cramps, and some wrote in and said they were putting soap under their sheets. I tried bar soap - the small pieces from hotels, like one woman wrote - and nothing. I still wake up three to four times a night. I don't get cramps in my calves but terrible spasms in my ankle, and then my toes curl up, and I ...
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MARIETTA, Ga. - A suburban Atlanta couple was convicted of murder Friday in the beating death of their 8-year-old son, a case that prompted authorities to raid the parents' church because it supports corporal punishment.
There is a possibility you might take on or do something significant that's completely different from anything you've ever done in the past. Both new exposure and chance might play a role in its development.
SYLVESTER, Ga. - Government and company scientists went through one of the nation's largest peanut butter plants Friday, trying to figure out how salmonella got into batches of the spread.
BAGHDAD, Iraq - The Iraqi commander of the Baghdad security crackdown announced Tuesday that Iraq will close its borders with Syria and Iran for 72 hours as part of the drive to end the violence that has threatened to divide the capital along sectarian lines.
Three Lady Gamecocks scored in double figures to lead Screven County to a 61-21 win over Jefferson County Wednesday in the region 3-AA tournament at Josey. The win secured a trip to the state playoffs for Screven, which improved to 22-4. Kadedra Evans scored 12 points while Ashley Loundy and Kiki Warren added 10 apiece for the Lady Gamecocks, who continue tournament play at Josey Friday with a 4 p.m. game against Swainsboro.
After the best season Southeast Bulloch football has seen in a decade, it's no surprise that the Yellow Jackets saw plenty of familiar names pop up when the All-Region 1-AAA team was announced this week.
As Statesboro continues to grow, its athletic teams are about to take a step up in the Georgia High School Association landscape.
CANCUN, Mexico. - Georgia Southern took a 76-66 win over Presbyterian College in the final game at the 2013 Cancun Challenge. Georgia Southern made 11 three-pointers en route to the win over the Blue Hose. The Eagles are back at home on Saturday at 7 p.m. against Campbell from 7 p.m. inside Hanner Fieldhouse.
MARIETTA - The Atlanta Braves are a step closer to moving out of downtown Atlanta, the Major League Baseball team's home for the past 47 years.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Terren Jones said Wednesday it will feel like another preseason game with the Falcons if he plays against the Bills on Sunday.
It's going to be tough for Statesboro to top last season's run to the Final Four of the state playoffs, but Blue Devil star guard Zaquavian Smith is up to the challenge.
ARLINGTON, Texas - The Dallas Cowboys and Oakland Raiders need the same short memory during a short week, for different reasons.
Normally a grudge match for AFC North supremacy, Thanksgiving night's visit by the Steelers to Baltimore doesn't carry quite such a lofty air this year.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - A wet and blustery storm along the East Coast made driving hazardous and tangled up hundreds of flights Wednesday but didn't cause the all-out gridlock many Thanksgiving travelers had feared.
With Christmas approaching, many people will be out and about shopping for gifts, decorating, and going home for the holidays. It's a time for cheer and good will, but local law enforcement officials warn citizens to be safe while enjoying the season.
ATLANTA - Georgia Tech broke out of a two-game slump in a big way Tuesday, when Robert Carter Jr. tied a season high with 13 points and grabbed a career-high 15 rebounds to lead the Yellow Jackets to a 76-59 win over Mississippi Valley State. The sophomore forward wasn't the only Jacket to bully the Delta Devils. Tech (5-1) outscored the smaller SWAC squad 30-0 in the paint in the first half on ...
Georgia Southern made a huge statement in its last ever Southern Conference volleyball tournament by winning the program's fourth title in convincing fashion, and the Eagles aren't anywhere close to done. They earned an automatic bid to the NCAA tournament where they expect to hang around. "We're looking to win," first-year coach Dustin Wood said. "We're not done yet." And why not? The Charleston Cougars played their last SoCon season in ...
ATHENS - Hutson Mason's long-awaited first start against Georgia Tech on Saturday will show if the junior can handle the pressure of being Georgia's quarterback. At least coach Mark Richt believes it will. One thing is certain, Mason definitely had plenty of time to prepare for the opportunity. Mason, who was redshirted in 2012, waited four years as Aaron Murray made 52 consecutive starts. Mason's patience was tested but he stuck ...
NEW YORK - Four-time Cy Young Award winner Greg Maddux, two-time winner Tom Glavine and two-time AL MVP Frank Thomas are among 19 newcomers on this year's Hall of Fame ballot, joining steroid-tainted holdovers Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens, Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa. Mike Mussina, Hideo Nomo, Kenny Rogers, Jeff Kent, Moises Alou and Luis Gonzalez also are among the players eligible to be voted on for the first time by the Baseball ...
CANCUN, Mexico –-Georgia Southern Men's Basketball fell to 0-3 in the Cancun Challenge with a 67-65 loss to Oral Roberts in a hard-fought battle by the beach. The Eagles made a season-low five three-pointers in the loss and will look to rebound against Presbyterian College on Wednesday afternoon at 1:30 p.m. "We had great effort out there tonight and we fought hard which is something I was proud of," said Head Coach Mark ...