CANBERRA, Australia - As police investigate the two pilots of a Malaysian passenger jet that disappeared more than a week ago, a possibility they must consider is that one of them committed suicide by deliberately crashing the plane.
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama has told Russian President Vladimir Putin that Sunday's referendum on Crimea would never be recognized by the United States.
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Sunshine and warm weather came out to play on Friday.
The Statesboro Blue Devils got their sub-region slate off to a blazing start as they cruised to an 11-0 win over Liberty County in five innings Friday evening at Mill Creek Regional Park.
ELON, N.C. - Lucas Bakker tossed a two-hit complete game to help Elon to a 1-0 win over the Georgia Southern Eagles in a pitchers' duel at Latham Park.
BRISTOL, Tenn. - Denny Hamlin ended two weeks of Team Penske dominance by winning the pole at Bristol Motor Speedway.
BROOKLET - Southeast Bulloch had a solid day on the track on Tuesday as the girls won a six-team meet and the boys finished in third place.
PALM HARBOR, Fla. - Robert Garrigus can't recall a better performance going into the weekend. And his golf has been pretty good, too.
Meeting Thursday night, the Bulloch County Board of Education renewed Superintendent of Schools Charles Wilson's contract for two years, boosting his salary by $20,000 the first year and promising another $10,000 the second year, if measures of progress are met.
If you have had the good fortune to visit Averitt Center Gallery Director Sheila Stewart Leach's home, you know that her art collection is truly overwhelming.
Mr. Rabun Todd Waters of Sylvania, Ga., and Ms. Debro Lynn Jones of Statesboro, Ga., announce the engagement of their daughter, Chelsea Erica Waters of Statesboro, to Ben Grayson "Benji" Ellis Jr. of Hopeulikit, Ga., son of Mr. and Mrs. Ben Grayson (Becky) Ellis of Hopeulikit.
Dr. and Mrs. Andy Robbins of Evans, Ga., and Dr. Angie Robbins of Kennesaw, Ga., announce the engagement of their daughter, Jennifer Alicia Valentine, to Aden Cooper Fields of Nunez, Ga., son of Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Sammons of Nunez and Mr. Mike Fields of Portal, Ga.
Ms. Harriet Agnew of Statesboro, Ga., announces the engagement and forthcoming marriage of her daughter, Amanda Leigh Agnew van den Bosch, to Nicholas Ryan Ward, son of Mr. Thomas and Ms. Jean Ward of Sylvania, Ga., and Ms. Marti Ward of Springfield, Ga.
Mr. and Mrs. David Wayne Dowdell of Statesboro, Ga., announce the engagement of their daughter, Chelsea Dowdell of Statesboro, to Joel Evan Williamson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Larry Williamson.
Memorial Day 2015 is back in the Bulloch County Schools' future - or rather, it is no longer on their calendar as a school day.
Georgia Southern University will host Dr. Steven Chu, a Nobel Prize Winner in physics and former U.S. energy secretary, as the keynote speaker for No Impact Week at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Performing Arts Center, 847 Plant Drive.
Five Statesboro churches will work together during Holy Week, April 14-18, to provide noontime worship services for the community.
AUGUSTA - Bubba Watson won the Masters two years ago with his brand of "Bubba golf," producing shots of raw skill and wild imagination. His strategy now is to keep it simple, and he is halfway to another green jacket.
Mr. and Mrs. Curtis and Vickie Young of Aiken, S.C., are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Ashley N. Aiken of Beaufort, S.C., to William Denniston Wilson IV, also of Beaufort, son of Mr. and Mrs. W.D. "Dennis" III and Laura Wilson of Statesboro.
Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Large of Valdosta, Ga., announce the engagement of their daughter, Kristen of Valdosta, to David Rushing of Morven, Ga., son of Mr. and Mrs. Johnny Whiddon of Morven and the late Mr. Dan Rushing Jr. of Statesboro.
Mr. and Mrs. Ozell Lawrence of Portal, Ga., plan to celebrate their 57th wedding anniversary on April 13, 2014. The couple was married April 13, 1957, in Statesboro/Bulloch County, Ga. They have five children - Joyce (Anthony) Simmons of Statesboro; Rozell (Jacquelyn) Lawrence of Portal; Jessie (Margie) Lawrence and Jerry (Cindy) Lawrence, all of Statesboro; and Connie Lawrence of Portal - and 13 grandchildren. The children will host a family anniversary dinner in Savannah on Saturday, April 19, 2014, at 4 p.m.
Mr. and Mrs. Steve Durden of Statesboro, Ga., are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Michelle Marie Durden, to Charles Brandon McGahee, son of Mr. and Mrs. David Hendrix and Mr. Gregory P. McGahee Sr., all of Statesboro.
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama praised outgoing Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius for helping to steer his health care law's comeback after a rocky rollout, even as he nominated a successor aimed at helping the White House move past the political damage.
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NEW YORK - Wal-Mart is using its massive size to drive down the price of organic food items from tomato paste to chicken broth to make them more affordable for its low-income customers.
Splash in the Boro will host its fourth annual Splashy's Egg Dive on Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon under the dome.
Georgia Connections Academy, a statewide online K-12 charter school, has opened enrollment for the 2014-2015 school year and will conduct in-person information sessions with parents and students across the state.
PRETORIA, South Africa - The prosecutor cross-examining Oscar Pistorius in his murder trial Friday tried to shred his version of events the night he shot and killed his girlfriend, saying they do not add up and go against how people would react in the situation the double-amputee Olympian has described.
VATICAN CITY - Pope Francis asked for forgiveness Friday from people who were sexually abused by priests, and vowed that there will be no going back in the church's fight to protect children.