Mrs. Helen M. Carpenter Tomlinson Funeral Home Mrs. Helen M. Carpenter, 72, resident of Swainsboro, died Tuesday morning at Emanuel Medical Center. Mr. Paul Franklin Pollard Joiner-Anderson Funeral Home BROOKLET, Ga. -- Mr. Paul Franklin Pollard, age 91, died Monday afternoon at his residence under the care of Serenity Hospice. To view the full obituary, click on this link: http://www.legacy.com/StatesboroHerald/DeathNotices.asp
BOSTON - David Ortiz and the Boston Red Sox romped to their third World Series championship in 10 seasons, thumping October ace Michael Wacha and the St. Louis Cardinals 6-1 Wednesday night in Game 6.
DALLAS - Monta Ellis started his Dallas career with 32 points, Dirk Nowitzki scored 24 and the Mavericks spoiled Mike Budenholzer's coaching debut with a 118-109 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Wednesday night.
Georgia Southern football coach Jeff Monken entered the season feeling pretty good about the B-back position.
The Bengals are on a tear, the Dolphins are in a slump. When they meet Thursday night in Miami, nothing indicates a Cincinnati loss. Yet Miami is only a 2½ -point underdog.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Matt Ryan was chatting at his locker when a teammate walked by, making a gesture that caused the Atlanta Falcons quarterback to crack up in the middle of a sentence.
With its first state playoff since 2003 just one win away, Metter found itself in a 13-0 hole against McIntosh County Academy.
Georgia Southern women's soccer dropped a 2-0 result to Davidson on Wednesday night in the final regular season contest of 2013.
There is no suggestion within the NCAA of blowing things up and even the idea of splitting off the big-money BCS schools into their own division gets little traction.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - If Greg Biffle could go back to Sunday, when he grabbed Jimmie Johnson by the collar and spun him around to confront him, he'd probably reach for the five-time champion's arm. And he would maybe ask for a private conversation rather than interrupting Johnson during post-race interviews. For the way it ...
I have waited an entire year for this! Julie and I came early to meet friends, Hal and Cyborg Fiscal, whose names have been changed to protect the innocent, and the parking lot is filled to capacity. Why do all these folks in town always arrive before we do? The signs clearly say, "Doors open at 6 p.m." so we are sure to get here by no later than 5:55 p.m.
Editor: Over the past several weeks, my mental integrity, my physical ability and character as your mayor have all been questioned. One retired resident of the county even wrote a letter to the editor wishing we could go back 20 years to a time where we "had some good, strong leaders." Twenty years ago, Clinton was president and Governor Miller began the HOPE scholarship. GSC had just gained university status with an enrollment ...
Mrs. Lucille Ann "Lue" DeGroot Oldmixon Joiner-Anderson Funeral Home STATESBORO, Ga. -- Mrs. Lucille Ann "Lue" DeGroot Oldmixon, age 85, died on October 27, 2013, at her son's residence in Statesboro, Ga., under the care of Ogeechee Area Hospice. Mr. Paul Franklin Pollard Joiner-Anderson Funeral Home BROOKLET, Ga. -- Mr. Paul Franklin Pollard, age 91, died Monday afternoon at his residence under the care of Serenity Hospice. To view the full obituary, click ...
BROOKLET - The Bulloch County area is no stranger to witnessing impressive rushing performances each fall. Statesboro's power wishbone attack routinely chews up yardage while runners in Bulloch Academy's option system are no stranger to breaking loose on dozens of huge plays throughout the season. But this year, fans need to make the journey down to Brooklet to find one of the most impressive runners in all of Georgia. Tyler Epps ...
Thanks to Samford's 34-27 win over Wofford on the road Saturday, the Chattanooga Mocs just got back into the conversation for the Southern Conference title. Chattanooga (6-2, 4-1 SoCon) has just one conference loss - a 23-21 decision at Georgia Southern on Sept. 28 - and still has Samford (6-2, 4-0) and Wofford (5-3, 4-1) on the schedule. If the Mocs win out, they will finally find their elusive bid to the Football ...
Sheree White of Statesboro and Patrick L. Hepner Jr. of Brunswick, Ga., were united in marriage during a 4 p.m. ceremony held on June 22, 2013, at the First United Methodist Church in Statesboro.
ATLANTA - Georgia Tech linebacker Quayshawn Nealy expects no drop-off when junior quarterback Hutson Mason makes his first career start for Georgia.
DETROIT - Matthew Stafford and Reggie Bush did their part to keep the Aaron Rodgers-less Green Bay Packers in the game.
ARLINGTON, Texas - DeMarco Murray did the finishing work for the Dallas Cowboys. Backup Lance Dunbar made his job a lot easier.
It's rivalry week for several Southeastern Conference teams and many are playing for more than just bragging rights.
It was just another ordinary Saturday for Dale Lick.
NEW YORK - Gobble down the turkey and save the pumpkin pie for later.
WALKER COUNTY, Ga. - In a case that could renew the debate over stand-your-ground laws, authorities in northwest Georgia say one man shot and killed another after the shooter felt threatened by a 72-year-old who turned out to be a wandering Alzheimer's patient.
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After the best season Southeast Bulloch football has seen in a decade, it's no surprise that the Yellow Jackets saw plenty of familiar names pop up when the All-Region 1-AAA team was announced this week.
As Statesboro continues to grow, its athletic teams are about to take a step up in the Georgia High School Association landscape.
CANCUN, Mexico. - Georgia Southern took a 76-66 win over Presbyterian College in the final game at the 2013 Cancun Challenge. Georgia Southern made 11 three-pointers en route to the win over the Blue Hose. The Eagles are back at home on Saturday at 7 p.m. against Campbell from 7 p.m. inside Hanner Fieldhouse.
MARIETTA - The Atlanta Braves are a step closer to moving out of downtown Atlanta, the Major League Baseball team's home for the past 47 years.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Terren Jones said Wednesday it will feel like another preseason game with the Falcons if he plays against the Bills on Sunday.