HOMESTEAD, Fla. - Here's a tweet for Brad Keselowski: NASCAR champion. Roger Penske must like the sound of that, too. The kid who stole the show at the season-opening Daytona 500 ended the year under the biggest spotlight of them all Sunday, beating five-time champion Jimmie Johnson to deliver the first Sprint Cup championship to Penske Racing. His first act as champion? Sending a tweet, of course, from inside his car: "We did it!" with ...
The Georgia Southern Eagles earned the No. 5 overall seed in the 20-team Football Championship Subdivision playoffs, earning a bye during the play-in round Saturday. The bracket was released Sunday by the NCAA. The Eagles (8-3, 6-2 Southern Conference) will open the playoffs at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1 at Paulson Stadium against Central Arkansas (9-2, 6-1 Southland Conference). All three 2012 Southern Conference co-champions made the ...
MIDLAND, Texas - Cheered on by a flag-waving crowd, a parade float filled with wounded veterans and their spouses was inching across a railroad track when the crossing gates began to lower and a freight train that seemed to come out of nowhere was suddenly bearing down on them, its horn blaring.
For the second time in six years, a president will speak at Georgia Southern University. Jimmy Carter, the 39th president of the United States, and former first lady Rosalynn Carter will speak at Hanner Fieldhouse at 7 p.m. Feb. 12. The remarks will be a part of Georgia Southern's popular Leadership Lecture Series, designed to provide students with an opportunity to hear from influential leaders throughout the world. This will be the first time that ...
The University System of Georgia's Board of Regents today gave its approval, a required step, on two new fees for Georgia Southern University students.
Law enforcement officials have apprehended the Pembroke man who escaped from jail last weekend.
SWAINSBORO - Three suspects, including a man who pleaded guilty in two Bryan County kidnappings that happened last winter, remained at large after six inmates escaped from the Emanuel County Jail over the weekend, authorities said.
The next athletic director at Georgia Southern University will be Tom Kleinlein, who is currently the deputy athletic director at Kent State University in Ohio.
Georgia Southern University President Brooks Keel will introduce the new athletic director during a press conference at 6 p.m. today, the university announced this morning.
WASHINGTON - Forget political pundits, gut instincts, and psychics. The mightier-than-ever silicon chip seems to reveal the future.
WASHINGTON - An economic calamity looming, President Barack Obama on Friday signaled willingness to compromise with Republicans, declaring he was not "wedded to every detail" of his tax-and-spending approach to prevent deep and widespread pain in the new year. But he insisted his re-election gave him a mandate to raise taxes on wealthier Americans.
WASHINGTON - House Republicans' hard line against higher tax rates for upper-income earners leaves re-elected President Barack Obama with a tough, core decision: Does he pick a fight and risk falling off a "fiscal cliff" or does he rush to compromise and risk alienating liberal Democrats?
REVIEW of "The 1940's Radio Hour" The 1940s are alive and well in Statesboro. "The 1940's Radio Hour" opened Wednesday evening at the Black Box Theatre and runs through next Wednesday. Along similar lines -but a different musical - the Averitt Center for the Arts hosted two performances of "War Bonds: Songs and Letters of WWII" on Thursday. Like "Radio Hour," "War Bonds" features a number of period songs. "The 1940's Radio ...
Southeast Bulloch High School's marching band, "The Swarm," just completed its 2012 marching band competition season.
Statesboro police are searching for a man who has gone missing, Public Safety Director Wendell Turner said in a news release issued Thursday afternoon.