DALLAS - Remembering how a television ad campaign captured the national spirit of unity after the Sept. 11 terror attacks, advertising entrepreneur Roy Spence began looking for the ties that bind people in the Bible Belt.
James Alonzo Brannen was the first mayor of the city of Statesboro. He was also one of the most well respected men of his time in Bulloch County. As such, he began considering a run for the Democratic nomination for the United States Congress in 1904. His opponent would be incumbent Col. Rufus Lester of Savannah.
CONCORD, N.C. - Lowe's Motor Speedway is beefing up security for driver Brian Vickers after angry race fans called the track to complain that Vickers wrecked Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Jimmie Johnson on the last lap at Talladega.
DEAR ABBY: I am the military wife who signed my letter "Going Crazy in San Diego." I would like to apologize to you and all of your concerned readers for the worry I caused with my letter. Since I wrote you, I have been seeing a doctor and taking antidepressants, which have made a big difference. I will look into speaking to our military ombudsman as well.
Many years ago, while serving a wonderful congregation, I met an interesting couple. The husband was a professional and enjoyed a thriving practice. He also enjoyed the stock market, a lot. His wife was a very creative and industrious lady who knew the value of a dollar and saved what she could, invested as much as possible and had a pretty sizable nest egg for retirement and those rainy days we all have to endure.
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For statistics mavens, the NCAA offers a category for just about anything you'd want to know about college football.
MILLEN - A punishing ground attack propelled the Claxton Tigers (2-3-1, 2-0) to a 32-21 region 3-A victory over the Jenkins County Eagles (1-5, 0-2) Friday night.
DEAR ABBY: Before my grandmother and mother passed on, a "five-generation" picture was taken of Nana, Mom, me, my younger daughter and her little boy. This caused some distress for my older daughter, who feels she should have been included. She was, at the time, without children - and the decision was made by the photographer.
ST. LOUIS - Russell Branyan, Chris Young and Trevor Hoffman saved San Diego, stopping the St. Louis Cardinals from sweeping the Padres in the first round of the NL playoffs.
TALLADEGA, Ala. - Jeff and Jimmie, Brian and Ricky. They were the Hendrick Motorsports entourage - NASCAR's very own version of the Rat Pack.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Through four games, the Atlanta Falcons have listed Ed Hartwell as the team's starting middle linebacker.
Mr. James Lamar "Jimmy" Screws Sr.
Editor's note: This article has been revised to reflect the following clarification, which will appear in Thursday's print edition. Cash prizes will be awarded for the winner of the 2014 Feed the Boro Golf Scramble, as well as for the longest drive and closest to the pin. Because of incomplete information supplied, the fact that a prize would be awarded to the winner was not included in a front-page article Wednesday.
Georgia's archery season for deer opens September 13th and one of the best things you can do to prepare is to practice with your compound bow. There is nothing worse than having spent hours waiting in a stand only to blow the shot when Big Ed finally shows up.
HOYLAKE, England - Tiger Woods was an hour into his practice round Tuesday at the British Open when he stood on the fifth tee with a foreign object in his hand.
MINNEAPOLIS - Baseball has a problem: Clayton Kershaw, Aroldis Chapman, Felix Hernandez and all the other kings of the hill are just too good.
BESANCON, France - With defending champion Chris Froome and two-time winner Alberto Contador out of the race, the path is wide open for Vincenzo Nibali to become the first Italian to win the Tour de France since the late Marco Pantani in 1998.
WASHINGTON - For the first time in 30 years, the federal government is issuing new guidelines designed to protect pregnant workers from on-the-job discrimination.
A pancake breakfast benefitting "AJ's Medical Fund" will take place from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m., on Sunday at Chops on Main.
No foul play is suspected in the death of a Bulloch County Jail inmate, but an autopsy is pending.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - It's been almost two decades since Morgan Shepherd last ran a full Sprint Cup season, and his last national series victory was in 1993.
MINNEAPOLIS - Seattle's Felix Hernandez will start Tuesday night's All-Star game for the American League and Adam Wainwright of the St. Louis Cardinals will open for the National League.
CHICAGO - Dan Uggla's future in Atlanta was in question Sunday after the Braves suspended the struggling second baseman for their final game before the All-Star break.
There's plenty of issues to discuss in the Southeastern Conference.
HOYLAKE, England - Phil Mickelson rolled long putts across the practice green in front of the Royal Liverpool clubhouse, some of them going in, most of them the right distance. He chirped to the caddie of Brandt Snedeker about their money game, a Mickelson tradition at the majors.