ATLANTA (AP) - The Atlanta Braves have activated infielder Omar Infante from the disabled list and placed catcher Brayan Pena on the 15-day disabled list with a back sprain.
RICHMOND (AP) - A federal judge in Virginia has ordered imprisoned quarterback Michael Vick to repay more than $2.4 million to a Canadian bank for defaulting on a loan.
BEIJING (AP) - A Chinese mountaineering team took the Olympic flame to the top of the world Thursday, a spectacular feat dreamed up to underscore China's ambitions for the Beijing games.
GLENNVILLE - The 32nd annual Sweet Onion Festival here is set for Saturday and promises to be top even the previous 31.
SAVANNAH -- The Career Services Department of Savannah Technical College has launched a new program, eRecruiting.
Allenhurst is offering $100 to the artist who can best capture the history of the town.
Hinesville's Next Step program drew a lot of interest May 3 during its homebuyer education workshop, making it the largest to date.
Officials recently announced the selection of a logo for the MidCoast Regional Airport at Wright Army Airfield, as well as a tagline that touts the joint-use facility as Georgia's Executive Choice.
Puppies need shots: There's been a lot said in the news lately about the disease parvo. Unless you get your new puppy the proper shots, it could contract this deadly disease. This is why animals taken in by the Humane Shelter are isolated at first. So if you adopt a new puppy, please make sure it gets all the shots required to prevent this disease.
Flemington Presbyterian Church was founded and structured around 1832. During this time the members decided to call the building a dwelling of devotion. The building was organized to accommodate both church and school.
Every time I see the Rev. Jeremiah P. Wright holding forth on TV, I think of Jimmy Carter and Zell Miller.
Tusiofo Afaese Tiapula was born on April 28 at 5:45 p.m. to Giovanna and Roger Tiapula of Ludowici. The baby was born at Liberty Regional Medical Center and weighed 7 pounds, 10 ounces and measured 20 inches. The maternal grandparents are Uati and Taei Savea of Ludowici. The paternal grandparents are Imo and Aliitia Tiapula of Pago Pago, American Samoa. The baby is welcomed by a sister, Salavaoolemasina Tiapula-Savea.
The American Red Cross is asking eligible donors to make appointments to give blood, which will help ensure sufficient blood supplies are available for patients during the holiday season.
Children named to the recently ended nine-weeks honor roll at Button Gwinnett Elementary are:
Aliyah McMillan officially was inducted into The Golden Key International Honour Society at Georgia Southern Nov. 16.
The fourth Thursday in November is observed as Thanksgiving Day in the United States. Ever since 52 pilgrims got together with their 50 Indian friends in November 1621 and decided to have a large, three-day feast to celebrate and give thanks to God for helping them pull through the rough winter in the new land, Americans have been getting together with their families and feasting.
I love this time of year. All the lights and decorations really can make our community look pretty. It would be wonderful if we all made that kind of effort all year long.
In today's society, we have been inclined to live a life of limits that are beneath God's calling.
STATESBORO, Ga. - Inside Georgia Southern Football with Willie Fritz has been moved to Wild Wing Cafe on Highway 67 in Statesboro. The show will air tonight live at 7 p.m. and can be heard across the Georgia Southern Radio Network.
It started accidentally. Some good ideas and memorable moments are like that. They aren't planned. They're born, bringing with them an ability to nudge a way naturally into our lives and become a tradition.
The Liberty County Commission recently announced that in October, county employees raised $13,641 for the United Way. The total exceeds last year's donations by 13 percent and sets a new record of giving by county-government employees. Workers from 18 departments contributed to the campaign.
The National Weather Service is warning that there could be minor flooding in Bryan, Liberty and Long counties today.
Editor, In my humble opinion, the failure of the Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax was not a criticism of the tax, but rather of the excessive - and perhaps arrogant - spending of our tax dollars by our elected officials. The threat of the new Transportation SPLOST, another tax, was maybe another factor.
Recent reports filed with the Hinesville Police Department include:
Independent Telecommunications Pioneer Association National President James McCartney presented a check for $5,000 at the Veterans Salute on Nov. 1 in Bryant Commons to George Holtzman of the Hinesville Military Affairs Committee and Hinesville Mayor James Thomas.
A Midway woman was arrested Sunday night and charged with aggravated assault, according to Law enforcement officials.