In collaboration with the March of Dimes, the Chi Pi Zeta Chapter of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc. will host its second annual 5K walk/run Nov. 12 to promote prematurity awareness.
Here is how the Top Ten teams in The Associated Press high school football polls fared this week. Area ranked teams in bold:
The Top Ten teams in the Associated Press Georgia high school football polls of the 2011 season with first-place votes in parentheses and won-loss record, total points and position last week at right:
A black bear has been spotted in North Bryan near I-16 and the Bulloch County line, according to Pembroke Police Chief Mark Crowe.
As a part of this year's Homecoming celebration, "Welcome to our Jungle," Bryan County High School students, teachers and parents gathered Thursday for a parade in downtown Pembroke. The football team, cheerleaders, softball players, JROTC, marching band, Homecoming court candidates and more were escorted down Hwy. 280 by the Pembroke Fire and Bryan County Sheriff's departments. The undefeated Redskins (5-0) hit the gridiron Friday night against Metter High School for the annual Homecoming game followed by the Homecoming dance. To see more photos, visit the photo gallery on this website.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - The chatter started not long after South Carolina was upset at home by Auburn. It picked up steam when Florida was blown out by Alabama.
NEW YORK (AP) - Major League Baseball has set the times for potential wild-card tiebreaker games with both races coming down to the wire.
NEW YORK - The Tampa Bay Rays and St. Louis Cardinals would be home if tiebreaker games are needed to decide wild-card berths in the playoffs.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - Mark Richt has announced Shawn Williams will be Georgia's defensive captain for Saturday's game at Mississippi.
The Associated Press
STATESBORO, Ga. - For the first time since 2001, the Georgia Southern Football team sits a top both the Sports Network/Fathead.com FCS Poll and the FCS Coaches Poll. The Eagles are off to a 2-0 start in 2011 but will have the week off before playing Western Carolina on Sept. 24.
ATLANTA (AP) - Falcons Pro Bowl receiver Roddy White is eager to see how opponents defend him now that Atlanta has added rookie wideout Julio Jones.
Uncertainty prevailed in the Southeastern Conference whenever the conversation turned to quarterbacks during the offseason.
U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker recently approved a request by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Fisheries to allow limited recreational harvesting of red snapper in federal waters, according to Doug Haymans, policy coordinator with the Georgia Department of Natural Resources.
In an effort to educate the public about what to do when finding a wild animal that may be injured or orphaned, the Georgia Wildlife Rescue Association (GWRA) has released information about the numbers and types of calls that they have received on their statewide Wildlife Hotline. Barely two months old, the toll-free number has had even more of an impact than expected. Calls average between 25 per day, but the organization reports that they have received as many as 50 on some days.
Brendin Page of Savannah is the newest Georgia saltwater gamefish record holder after landing a 205 pound 8-ounce swordfish while fishing offshore on May 31. Page's fish bested the previous men's record held by W.H. Lippitt since 1980 by almost 20 pounds.
This past week was a good week for fishermen in the coastal waters of Bryan County. Big fish, little fish they were all caught.
Page 1 of 1