Oct. 17-19: Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival - The festival features coastal seafood vendors, arts and crafts booths and carnival rides. This year's entertainment includes the Blues Traveler, Swingin' Medallions, Jake Miller and more. For more information, call 756-3444 or go to www.goseafoodfestival.com or goseafood.net.
Last Saturday, while the Bulldog nation sweated out a 35-32 victory over the Tennessee Volunteers that should not have been as hard as our scholar-athletes made it, former head football coach and athletic director Vince Dooley's first team at UGA was recognized on the occasion of its 50th anniversary. As nice as that was, more - much more - needs to be done to honor the legendary Hall of Fame coach.
SAVANNAH - To ensure cancer patients get to those much-needed treatments, the American Cancer Society provides free rides through its Road To Recovery program.
Elizabeth "Lizzy" Claggett and her horse won several awards Labor Day weekend in the Georgia Federation Horse Show.
ATLANTA - Georgia Power said Monday that it will ask state regulators for approval to shut down three coal- or oil-fired power plants and sharply reduce operations at a fourth, a move that would affect about 480 employees.
SAVANNAH - A Savannah man says he's in disbelief after buying a scratch-off lottery ticket that ended up being worth $20,000.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Supreme Court on Monday upheld the 2010 murder convictions of an Effingham County man sentenced to life in prison for the shotgun slayings of his father and brother after they discovered the inmate was having an affair with his brother's wife.
ATLANTA - A Republican state lawmaker on Thursday pre-filed legislation that aims to reduce unnecessary work some state agencies have complained was caused by a tough Georgia law cracking down on illegal immigration.
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia Tech gave up more than 40 points in six regular-season games before enjoying a postseason defensive turnaround that boosts hopes for next season.
ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia players are still talking about how close they came to playing in Monday night's national championship game.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - Pennsylvania's attorney general said she granted Gov. Tom Corbett the authority to file a federal antitrust lawsuit against the NCAA because the litigation could present a conflict of interest as her office prosecutes three Penn State administrators.
NFL teams have no fear of playing in the wild-card round.
Maybe if they were 22 years old - throwing down drinks in a bar and their faces painted in school colors - this would make sense.
Jerry Sandusky will spend the rest of his life in prison, Penn State football played under NCAA sanctions and Joe Paterno passed away.
NEW YORK - The union for longshoremen along the East Coast and Gulf of Mexico has agreed to extend its contract for 30 days, averting a possible strike that could have crippled operations at ports, including the one in Savannah, that handle about 40 percent of all U.S. container cargo, a federal mediator announced Friday.
The Richmond Hill Convention and Visitors Bureau recently reappointed several members to its board of directors.
Armstrong State University's College of Education will host Military Family Day, an on-campus event for K-8 children whose parents are based at Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield. The event will feature free lunch, a variety of kid-friendly activities and educational sessions for parents. This event is free and open to the public.
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