Suzuki shines for South Georgia Tech

| Apr 8, 2017

Suzuki shines for South Georgia Tech


The South Georgia Technical College women's basketball team has quietly built a stellar program in recent years. With a vision and purposeful planning, coach James Frey, in his fifth season at the helm, and his staff have recruited smartly and found players, from near ...

/ Jul 1, 2016

Man arrested in fatal stabbing of woman in Hamamatsu

A 42-year-old man in Hamamatsu, Shizuoka Prefecture, was arrested early Friday morning for allegedly stabbing a woman to death on a street, police said. Kenichi Matsuzaka turned himself in shortly after the stabbing, which took place in Hamamatsu at around 10:20 p.m. A passer-by witnessed ...

Aug 15, 2014

Teacher in Shizuoka reportedly urged student to commit suicide

A teacher at an elementary school in Hamamatsu, Shizuoka Prefecture, is facing discipline for abusive treatment of one of his pupils that allegedly included urging him to commit suicide. The 41-year-old teacher allegedly told his second-grade student on July 17, "Do you have (a purpose ...

Schools hit by norovirus reopen

Jan 22, 2014

Schools hit by norovirus reopen

Fourteen elementary schools in Hamamatsu reopened Wednesday morning, about a week after they were closed because some 1,000 children and teachers developed symptoms of food poisoning from norovirus-tainted bread. The board of education in the Shizuoka Prefecture city announced at noon that one school still ...

Jan 18, 2014

Food-poisoning laid to bread firm

Bread maker Hofuku, which has admitted one of its products is probably responsible for causing more than 1,000 children in Hamamatsu, Shizuoka Prefecture, to suffer food poisoning, has started recalling its products from retailers, including supermarkets in Yamanashi, Shizuoka, Aichi and Okayama prefectures. According to ...

Jan 17, 2014

905 kids ill in Shizuoka norovirus outbreak

Thirteen public elementary schools in Hamamatsu, Shizuoka Prefecture, are closed due to a suspected outbreak of food poisoning affecting 905 kids and probably caused by norovirus, officials said.

Jan 16, 2014

Over 900 Shizuoka pupils suffer apparent food poisoning

More than 900 pupils at elementary schools in Hamamatsu, Shizuoka Prefecture, have fallen ill in a suspected outbreak of mass food poisoning, possibly norovirus, officials said Thursday. The number of students who reported vomiting and diarrhoea reached 905 by late Thursday at 14 elementary schools ...