A turning point in the Civil War came 150 years ago this week, when Union Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman left the smoking ruins of Atlanta and launched his scorching March to the Sea. Here are five questions and answers about the commander whose name, even today, evokes admiration or hatred - and about his march, which hastened the war's end.
COLUMBUS, Ohio - The pitch for health care coverage is being made at nail salons, pizzerias, mosques - and even bars.
Jerry Lane, the president of Claxton Poultry, was recently installed as the 2014-215 chairman of the National Chicken Council.
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John Forrest Flake
Motorcyclists from Statesboro and surrounding areas will come together Nov. 22 for the 12th consecutive year to help Santa Claus fill his bag with toys for children who might not otherwise find much under their Christmas trees.
The Affordable Care Act exchange, which begins its second open enrollment period this Saturday, will offer many Georgians lower prices this time around.
Pop superstar Katy Perry, who was raised Christian but departed the faith, credits God's help in overcoming depression, according to her latest album and press interviews.
Teri Topham doesn't avoid talking to her 13-year-old daughter about sex.
Anton Ivanov is a 27-year-old Russian immigrant. His family was not wealthy, and he's not a celebrity, investment banker or the next Mark Zuckerberg. He's just a normal guy. ... He's just also a millionaire.
Mr. William Collins
Statesboro police are offering a reward for information leading to the arrest of a man they say shot a homeowner who interrupted a burglary.
After a longer offseason than most years in recent memory, the boys and girls of Statesboro basketball are ready to retake the court.
HOMESTEAD, Fla. - Ryan Newman is the underdog - minus the darling - of NASCAR's final four, making a mockery of the revamped playoff format that was supposed to put a premium on winning.
In college football, it's not just about whether you win or lose. It's about the final score, too - and how much of a bump a comfortable margin of victory gives a team in the eyes of playoff judges.
DECATUR, Ga. - Two men accused of invading a home outside Atlanta opened fire on two police officers with an AK-47 assault rifle Friday morning, causing a gunbattle that left four people injured and a lengthy manhunt by heavily armed authorities.
She was abused by her stepfather, threatened by her half-brother, teased by classmates and rejected and abandoned by her mother.
Mrs. Juanita Brown Kirby Morris
WASHINGTON - It's now up to the Senate to pass a huge $1.1 trillion spending bill to keep the government running, but not before a battle between old school veterans and new breed freshmen such as tea partier Ted Cruz and Elizabeth Warren, a liberal with a national following.
Ollie Mae Lanier Dixon
OKLAHOMA CITY - The ruling on the field stands: A high school football team from a tiny Oklahoma town is moving on to the state semifinals, having topped an Oklahoma City powerhouse after an improperly enforced penalty with 64 seconds left.
NEW YORK - Once mumps invades a professional sports dressing room, it finds a fertile breeding ground and the NHL is finding that it is not easy to get rid of.
MADISON, Wis. - The voice sounded a little weary. The steps were a bit slow, at least compared to Melvin Gordon's usual gait around Camp Randall Stadium.
FLOWERY BRANCH - It's possible 5-8 never looked so good.
I have been thinking about the GSU professor whose religious approach in class - if what I have read and heard is accurate and not just rhetoric - is at odds with our U.S. Constitution. There are plenty of ways to use intelligent discussion of religion to make a point, open some creative critical thinking and take advantage of a good liberal arts education. I have always believed that some of our theologians, like Augustine or Calvin, could really make an impact in sociology or economics without beating students over the head with Catholicism or Protestantism.
SAN FRANCISCO - A powerful storm churned down the West Coast Thursday, bringing strong gales and much-needed rain and snow that caused widespread blackouts in Northern California and whiteouts in the Sierra Nevada.
WASHINGTON - Swapping crisis for compromise, the House narrowly approved $1.1 trillion in government-wide spending Thursday night after President Barack Obama and Republicans joined forces to override Democratic complaints that the bill would also ease bank regulations imposed after the economy's near-collapse in 2008.
The Statesboro Regional Art Association recently debuted a collection of artwork at an exhibit called "The Artful Copy" with a reception and viewing at the Honey Bowen Building.
A woman was arrested after officers investigated the possible sale of narcotics from her apartment, according to the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office.