Many important declarations have been made in human history - declarations that have dealt with important themes. One of the most familiar for Americans is the Declaration of Independence, which put into words and onto paper the intention of the American colonists to be free from the rule of England.
Mr. and Mrs. Chris Jones of Dahlonega, Ga., announce the engagement of their daughter, Chelsea Marie Jones, to Scott Lindsey Mikell, son of Judge and Mrs. Gary Mikell.
For a second consecutive night, Statesboro had to grind out a win in a defensive struggle.
Roger Goodell doesn't want to stand pat with the PAT. He's suggesting potential changes in the extra point that, well, might have some legs.
The Sun Belt finished the 2013-14 football season as the best of the non-Bowl Championship Series conferences, according to documents obtained by CBSSports.com.
PORTAL - Led by forward Trent Thomas, the Portal Panthers dominated defending the Class A Public state champion Wilkinson County from the opening tip to the final buzzer, winning 66-48 at home on Saturday.
CULLOWHEE, N.C. -Anna Claire Knight scored 17 points, and Georgia Southern held Western Carolina scoreless for a six-minute stretch in the second half to post a 63-56 Southern Conference women's basketball victory over the Catamounts Saturday afternoon in the Ramsey Activity Center.
DAVIDSON, N.C. - De'Mon Brooks and Brian Sullivan each scored 21 points to lead five Wildcats in double figures as Davidson beat Georgia Southern 82-52 Saturday night.
MOBILE, Ala. - Derek Carr and David Fales both threw touchdown passes and Auburn's Dee Ford racked up two sacks in the South's 20-10 victory over the North in the Senior Bowl on Saturday.
MELBOURNE, Australia - Once again Li Na had the Rod Laver Arena crowd on its feet, roaring - this time with laughter.
SAN DIEGO - Tiger Woods made his 2014 debut in a most dubious fashion - his first trip to Torrey Pines without sticking around until Sunday.
A man who was slow to obey deputies' commands was ordered to the ground at gunpoint and eventually arrested on a drug charge, according to the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office.
NAACP leaders from all over Georgia, who met Friday and Saturday in Statesboro, made education and health care their focus.
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PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. - Rory McIlroy is 18 holes away from his first PGA Tour victory in 18 months, a chance to show the world he is back on his game.
AVONDALE, Ariz. - Kyle Busch didn't mind the rain that ended the race early.
AVONDALE, Ariz. - Tony Stewart came back from a broken right leg at the Daytona 500 still not fully healed, yet able to race.
Senior Georgia Southern pitcher Sarah Purvis dominated Troy in Saturday's first game, tossing her fourth career no-hitter in the Eagles' 2-0 win over the Trojans.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. - Coty Clarke took a year to settle into his role at Arkansas after transferring from junior college.
JOHANNESBURG - With his past triumphs now tarnished because he shot to death his girlfriend, Oscar Pistorius on Monday will enter court to be confronted with the jarring possibility that he will be sent to prison for at least 25 years.
The city is now advertising for three new firefighters as the Statesboro Fire Department expands its force to 48 paid, certified firefighters. Counting the two administrative assistants, it will be a 50-employee department.
Speak with anyone who knew former state Rep. and retired educator John Godbee Sr., and the word that comes up most often is "fair."
Editor's note: This article has been revised to reflect the following clarification, which will appear in Tuesday's print edition. One of the criteria the federal government used to determine which states won a share of $4 billion in Race to the Top funding in 2010 was that the states adopted "common, high quality standards." A front-page article Sunday stated that one of the criteria was states adopting the Common Core State Standards. These standards, while the only multi-state standards that meet the criterion in question, were not actually specified by name in Race to the Top instructions given ...
The 2014 campaign season is already well underway, but it officially kicks off Monday with qualifying week.
Georgia Southern's first Sun Belt Conference opponent at the expanded Paulson Stadium will be a familiar one as the Eagles play host to Appalachian State on Sept. 27, one of five home games for 2014.
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The Georgia Southern Eagles had plenty of opportunities.
MACON - Bulloch Academy avenged its only loss of the season as the Lady Gators punched their tickets to the GISA Class AAA Final Four with a dominating 52-22 victory over Tattnall Square Academy here Friday.
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