Man who got life for marijuana charge goes free in Missouri

...and crack cocaine, a misdemeanor for a first-time offense, rather than an offense carrying up to seven years in prison. Nebraska and Alabama expect to save hundreds of millions of dollars by using new laws to cut down on the number of offenders locked...

There won't be another Mo'ne Davis at the Little League World Series

PHILADELPHIA - Mo'ne Davis' success has inspired other girls to pursue baseball, though no...girls for their teams this season. And that I definitely attribute to Mo'ne."Little League won't have final participation numbers for the entire...

Freshman Roquan Smith ready to take field for Georgia now

...The 6-foot-2, 225-pound Smith has a similar build to somebody who played for his position coach, Mike Ekeler, at Nebraska.Ekeler showed Smith film of that player, Lavonte David, a linebacker for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers who had 430 tackles and...

Travelers bring luck to home teams at ball games

...used to travel more, I would always try to catch as many out-of-town baseball games as I could: Detroit, Cincinnati, Min ne sota, Baltimore and Phila delphia. New York. Cleve land.Some of you still do that. Glenda and Allen Hardin, of Thomson...

Clois Witt

THOMSON, Ga. - Mrs. Clois W. Witt, 80, of Huntington Rd., NE entered into rest August 18, 2015 at University Hospital. She was the widow of Robert Daniel "Jack" Witt. Mrs. Witt was born...

Jerome Johnson Sr.

...2015 at 3:00 p.m. at Springfield Baptist Church, Thomson, with Pastor, Rev. F. D. Favors, Eulogist and Rev. Peggy Harris, Presider. Interment: Westview Cemetery, Thomson. Thomson Funeral System, 505 Gordon St. NE, Thomson, GA

Ruby Huff

...McCord, Eulogist, Bishop C. M. Bailey-Leader and Elder Chris Harris, Asst. Pastor, Officiant. Interment: Church Cemetery. Wake: Sunday, August 23, 2015 from 6-7 p.m. Thomson Funeral System, 505 Gordon St. NE, Thomson, GA

Gwendolyn Beard

...Rev. Anthony Martin, Eulogist and Sis. Jamey Sprowls, Presider. Interment: Second Mt. Moriah Memorial Cemetery, Harlem. Wake: Wednesday, August 12, 2015 from 6-7 p.m. Thomson Funeral System, 505 Gordon St. NE, Thomson, GA

Inman Hogan Jr.

...J. & Friends Cancer Foundation, P.O. 6161, Elberton, GA. 30635, or to American Kidney Foundation, 72 Edgewood Ave. NE, Atlanta, GA. 30303. You may sign the family's guestbook at: www.reesfh.com. Visitation will be from 6 until 8 p...

Later start to college football season results in fewer byes

...weekly is a big factor in being fresh for the games," said Nebraska coach Mike Riley, whose team plays 11 straight weeks without...be Massachusetts, Florida International and North Texas.Nebraska and Texas Tech are among the teams with 11 straight games...