From Staff Reports
The air at Statesboro's Emma Kelly Theater in the Averitt Center for the Arts was charged with emotion Saturday as citizens enjoyed a community observance of Veterans Day.
A Claxton man was killed Thursday morning in an automobile accident a the intersection of Nevils-Groveland Road and Ga. 46.
A local Girls Scout troop is offering a unique way to remember and honor the veterans in your lives, whether they are living or have passed away. Either make or purchase a Christmas ornament, place the veteran's name on the ornament in a visible manner, enclose it in a protective box and drop it off at the Statesboro Mall.
Poplar Springs Baptist Church recently honored the pastor who has blessed his congregation for the past 50 years.
"I think you can put a fork in this election. It's done," said Barrow.
More than 300 people are expected Saturday for the annual Veterans Day program to be held at the Emma Kelly Theater.
ATLANTA - Even as Gov. Sonny Perdue's supporters started to crowd a hotel banquet hall Tuesday to watch election returns, they were practicing their victory toasts.
A couple of cowboys riding along U.S. 80 Wednesday weren't just out for a trail ride. Father and son team Ernest and Whittel Nunely, decked out in leather dusters and cowboy hats, were riding for a cause.
During a press conference in Savannah Thursday, Max Burns said the race between himself and incumbent John Barrow for Georgia's 12th Congressional seat was "too close to call."
WASHINGTON - Republican control of Congress was on the line Tuesday in an election colored by voters' dismay over the Iraq war and misbehavior in Washington.
Just under half of Bulloch County's registered voters showed up at the polls Tuesday, lured into action by the hotly contested gubernatorial and congressional races, local races, pertinent issues or a sense of responsibility as citizens.
ATLANTA - Georgia may have finally heard the last of those repetitive campaign ads declaring what ''Sonny did'' or promoting ''the big guy looking out of the lil' guy.''
WASHINGTON (AP) - Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld, architect of an unpopular war in Iraq, intends to resign after six stormy years at the Pentagon, Republican officials said Wednesday.
ATLANTA - The two Republicans vying for Georgia's open Senate seat have spent a combined
Family, friends and staff surrounded Mrs. Thelva Sharpe as she celebrated her 103rd birthday Thursday in the Rose Café at Gentilly Gardens.
SANTA CRUZ, Calif. - A high-priced prostitute charged in the overdose death of a Google executive aboard a yacht in California had searched online for how to legally defend herself after giving a lethal dose of heroin, police in California said Thursday, as authorities in Georgia reopened another overdose case.
In less than a month, yellow buses will resume their routes and the first bell will ring for the new school year.
SPRINGFIELD - What began as a search for a missing Effingham County man Sunday ended with the man found safe, and then criminally charged, Tuesday night.
A city planning board meeting involving a "grocery store" beginning to be built at Brampton Avenue and Fair Road was underway when a reporter's cellphone, neglectfully left on, rang. It was Wal-Mart Stores Inc. calling to confirm that the 41,000-square-foot supermarket will be a Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market.
An employee of the Bulloch County Clerk of Courts Office was arrested Tuesday on theft and other charges after evidence showed she took more than $3,000 in citation money, according to the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office.
Two men were jailed Monday on animal cruelty and drug charges after officers discovered injured dogs, cocaine, marijuana and "Molly," a drug similar to Ecstasy, according to the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office.
While revenues are slightly up and the economy appears to be improving, Bulloch County commissioners are still making conservative budget decisions.
AUGUSTA, Ga. - Georgia's governor is pushing clinical trials for a marijuana-derived drug that proponents say could help treat severe seizure disorders among children, an unlikely election-year move for a Republican in a conservative part of the country that is just beginning to warm up to medical marijuana in narrow circumstances.
Editor's note: Because of incorrect information supplied, the time of the wreck and the location from which the victim was returning were incorrect in a brief that appeared in Wednesday's newspaper. The entire brief, with the correct information, appears below.
The investigation ordered by Statesboro City Council into whether a majority of council members met in potentially illegal private meetings with former City Manager Frank Parker or City Attorney Alvin Leaphart began Tuesday at 11 a.m.
A woman charged in the "hit style" murder of her mother's husband has accepted a plea bargain.
SYLVANIA - The flag of India flew beside those of Georgia and the United States at the Screven County Industrial Park as Gov. Nathan Deal joined in breaking ground Monday for ShriVallabh Pittie Group's $70 million yarn spinning plant, expected to create 250 jobs.
Editor's note: This is the third of three parts of the Associated Press' interview with Republican Senate candidates Jack Kingston and David Perdue.