In anticipation of the 20th anniversary of the Deen Day Smith Service to Mankind Awards gala, more than 400 invitations were sent Monday to past recipients, 2008 honorees and sponsors of the esteemed event.
(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.)
Some of the best mathematics students from public, private and parochial schools in Southeast Georgia gathered over the weekend at Georgia Southern University's Hanner Fieldhouse. Their purpose: to compete and "cipher" for top honors in the college's 20th Annual Regional Math Tournament.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - One of two foster daughters raped by a former South Dakota lawmaker is suing him and his wife.
EDITOR'S NOTE - Despite evidence that traces of pharmaceuticals can be found in much of America's drinking water supplies, government and suppliers are doing little, according to this final part of an Associated Press investigative series.
NEW YORK - The cost of filling up the family car climbed to a record high Tuesday, adding to the challenges consumers already face with falling home values and rising food prices.
Pinewood Christian Academy scored two runs in the top of the eighth inning to nip Bulloch Academy 9-8 at a soggy Gator Alley Tuesday.
DEAR DR. GOTT: I am a 70-year-old male who does not smoke or drink alcohol. I am about 65 pounds overweight but am otherwise in relatively good health. However, I have what I believe is a gastrointestinal problem and hope you can help me.
DEAR ABBY: My boyfriend, "Richie," and I have been together three years. Richie watches his pennies, so I was very surprised two days before Valentine's Day to return from a family trip and find a gorgeous vase of professionally arranged flowers and a small heart-shaped box of chocolates on my coffee table.
Where in the world is Portal? It's "on the map," citizens say.
ATLANTA – The ever-widening compensation gap between Georgia's judges and attorneys in private practice is threatening the tradition of the state's "best and brightest" lawyers serving as judges, State Bar of Georgia President Gerald M. Edenfield told a special State Senate Appropriations subcommittee Monday.
After a successful presentation Saturday, the cast of "Between Hopeulikit and Piddleville: Portal Celebrates 100" joined friends and state and local dignitaries for a reception in the Portal Elementary School cafeteria.
Bob Hope said, "A bank is a place that will lend you money if you can prove you don't need it."
Greater responsibilities might be placed on your shoulders in the year ahead, but you'll be more than up to the task. The rewards and feelings of a job well done will provide you with a great deal of self-satisfaction and pride.
BALTIMORE - As the Baltimore Orioles prepared to play before their home fans for the first time in two weeks, the sights and sounds around Camden Yards on a lovely Monday afternoon were all about baseball.
The lore of NASCAR's annual All-Star race has been building since 1987, when Dale Earnhardt's "pass in the grass" gave him the victory.
NEW YORK - The NFL came down hard on its biggest star and its championship team, telling Tom Brady and the Patriots that no one is allowed to mess with the rules of the game.
Sheriff's investigators are still seeking the whereabouts of a disabled man who has been missing from an Ellabell home since Thursday.
Sea Island Bank, a division of Synovus Bank, announced recently that Tina Haranda was promoted to assistant vice president and assistant branch manager of the Main Office Branch.
Current and former members of AgSouth Farm Credit received nearly $44 million in two separate distributions this spring. Customers in Bryan, Bulloch, Candler, Emanuel, Evans, and Jenkins counties received more than $1.3 million in cash.
Statesboro has many claims to fame. From Blind Willie McTell, Emma Kelly, Erk Russell, Braswell Food Company to the greatest little university in America.
NEW YORK - Imagine a fitting room with a "smart" mirror that suggests jeans to go with the red shirt you brought in. It snaps a video so you can compare the image side-by-side with other colorful shirts you try on. It might even show you how the shirt will fit without you having to undress.
The company says none of these minor collisions was caused by its cars and that it has avoided many major accidents over 1.7 million miles traveled, much of it with drivers just along for the ride.
BOSTON - Former New England Patriots player and convicted murdererAaron Hernandez has been charged with trying to silence a witness in a double murder case against him by shooting him in the face and leaving him for dead, prosecutors said Monday.
Judge B. Avant Edenfield
A major U.S. newspaper recently ran a piece detailing all the ways children benefit from doing chores. Well, not all the ways. They failed to mention the most important benefit: Chores, properly managed, teach citizenship values.
Mr. and Mrs. Carl and Nan Taylor of Statesboro announce the engagement of their daughter, Ashley Olivia of Statesboro, to Jason Scott Daughtry, son of Mr. Freddy Daughtry and Ms. Debbie Daughtry of Statesboro.
Lorna Beasley of Statesboro is pleased to announce the engagement of her daughter, Shelby Dolores Sanders of Statesboro, to Matt Lawson Conner, son of Charles and Sherry Conner of Stilson.
Louise Mendenhall of Nevils and Wayne Morgan of Jesup, Georgia, were united in marriage on Saturday,