ATLANTA - A storm system crashed through the Southeast and brought up to an inch of rain in parts of drought-stricken Georgia, but forecasters said the storm likely did little to ease the state's historic drought.
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Statesboro Police, acting on a drug complaint at a Savannah Avenue residence, arrested Danielle Marie Sydow, 18, Harville Road, on drug charges.
The Governor's Office of Highway Safety said more than half of crash victims killed during last Thanksgiving weekend were not wearing seat belts, and has asked law enforcement across the state to crack down on those who skip buckling up.
Kicking off the Christmas season, Georgia Southern Opera presents its third annual Madrigal Dinners and Holiday Celebration Thursday and Saturday at 6 p.m. in the atrium of the Information Technology Building on GSU's campus. Each evening - which will be filled with dinner, dancing and music - will be topped off with a one-act Christmas opera, entitled "St. Nicholas", to be performed during dessert and coffee.
ATLANTA - As a choir's hymn died down, Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue marched to a podium in the shadows of the state Capitol Tuesday to offer a plea to the heavens.
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The Averitt Center for the Arts held a community observance on Veterans Day to honor local service men and women from all branches of the armed forces.
A holiday celebration with dinner, dancing, music and operatic entertainment will be put on this week by the Georgia Southern Opera program.
"The Nutcracker" is back to usher in the holiday season in Statesboro.
: April 7, 2007 started out like any ordinary day for Jackie Anderson. She and her three children woke up, ate breakfast and respectively set off to their different schools. Jackie drove to her classes at Ogeechee Technical College where she has now completed her degree as a medical assistant. Her three children got into their car to go to school in Claxton. By mid-morning their lives would be changed forever.
Mill Creek Elementary School was awash in red, white and blue as about 50 veterans showed up to watch the students and faculty march in its annual Veterans Day parade. Principal Trey Robertson said they took about a week and half to prepare all the events and music for the parade.
An undergraduate student at Georgia Southern University residing off-campus was diagnosed with suspected bacterial meningitis. He was treated with prophylactic medication and immediately transported to the East Georgia Regional Medical Center for additional testing and treatment. Initial testing indicates the student does have bacterial meningitis and additional testing is being conducted to confirm the diagnosis.
Since Nov. 11, 1918, when World War I ended across the Western Front in Europe on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month, Americans everywhere have stopped to honor the brave men and women who have stepped to the front in battle so that they could live free. This is not a day to celebrate war, but to celebrate peace – and remember those who fought for it.
Editor's note: This article has been revised to reflect the following correction, which will appear in Friday's print edition. Katrina Denise Ledford's jury selection is scheduled for Tuesday, and her trial is scheduled for July 8, in the killing of her mother's husband, Michael Anthony Riley. A front-page article Thursday incorrectly stated that those were the dates for another co-defendant in the case.