Amanda Johnson, a second-grade teacher in Laramie, Wyoming, has caused quite a stir both among her colleagues and constituents and - because her educational incorrectness was covered by national media - across the United States. Her claim to 15 minutes of fame: Citing research purporting to show that homework does not improve overall achievement, Johnson has announced to the parents of her incoming students that she will not assign homework this year.
Mrs. Shirley Ann Groover Brown
ATLANTA (AP) - Lines formed at gas stations across the South on Saturday and drivers who were able to find fuel had to pay more for it in some cases, as prices edged up following a pipeline spill in Alabama.
The Averitt Center for the Arts is well known for stuffing its seasons with Elvis impersonators and tribute bands, coming up on Friday and Saturday, it will kick off its 2016-17 performance season with Lewis Grizzard: In His Own Words, about the much-loved Southern figure: Lewis Grizzard, a chicken-fried comedian famous for his standup routines and humorous columns.
Mr. James W. Blakely
A 14-0 run by Effingham County gave Statesboro fourth quarter nightmares yet again in a 20-16 loss for the Blue Devil's Friday night.
BROOKLET – On their first play from scrimmage, Southeast Bulloch ran for a 12-yard gain. That was followed by back-to-back eight-yard runs. Then a five-yard run and finally a nine-yard touchdown run to finish off the drive.
ATLANTA - Georgia Tech's relentless spread-option attack with its triple-option potential is known for causing sleepless nights for defensive coordinators.
COLUMBIA, Mo. - No. 16 Georgia's visit to Missouri features two first-year coaches making their Southeastern Conference debuts.
CHICAGO - Tony Stewart's complex personality was on display at media day for NASCAR's Chase for the Sprint Cup championship.
Mr. Donnie Paul Hodges
More than a dozen members of the local clergy marked their graduation this week from Statesboro's inaugural class of the Concerned Clergy Citizens Police Academy.
Mr. William Stokes
A woman was arrested Tuesday morning after reportedly stabbing a man in the arm, police said.
Kudos and "atta boys" to the YMCA for leasing the old Sallie Zetterower Elementary School to be used for many good programs, beginning with an ...
When the air turns crisp and the evenings become dark earlier, a comforting and flavorful soup or slow-simmering stew on the stovetop is a welcome ...
Mrs. Laverne Hatcher Brinson
CHARLESTON, S.C. - A weakening Hurricane Matthew lashed Georgia and the Carolinas on Saturday in what appeared to be the last leg of its march ...
TYBEE ISLAND - Hurricane Matthew left a pattern of destruction in Georgia that was sometimes hard to fathom, with beachfront condos weathering the storm without a ...
The top five in The Associated Press college football poll have been firmly established. Now we will see how long they can stay that way.
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) - In a show of unity after sharp divisions caused by the Russiandoping scandal, Olympic leaders gave the World Anti-Doping Agency increased powers ...
CHICAGO (AP) - Sometimes Javier Baez knows ahead of time where he is playing. Sometimes he finds out when he arrives at the ballpark.
Mrs. Laverne Hatcher Brinson
Georgia Southern University seniors Jennifer Shaffer, Ashley Archer and Marisa Turner plan to leave something behind when they complete their coursework.
Statesboro has an argument to be the best 0-6 football team in the state of Georgia - although I'm not sure how much that's ...
Georgia athletic director Greg McGarity said Friday he needed assurance no evacuees from Hurricane Matthew would be displaced before an agreement was reached to move ...
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Mrs. Wanda Lowery Adams
ST. MARYS - Lori Crowe is frightened at the thought of Hurricane Matthew looming near while she sits inside a coastal Georgia saloon less than a ...