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Fixing oil disaster my responsibility, Obama says

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama defensively and sometimes testily insisted on Thursday that his administration, not oil giant BP, was calling the shots in responding to the worst oil spill in the nation's history.

May 27, 2010 | By JENNIFER LOVEN and TOM RAUM Associated Press Writers | World


BP shoots mud at oil as Obama halts drilling plans

ROBERT, La. - BP hoped to know as early as Thursday afternoon if a stream of mud will finally end its Gulf of Mexico oil spill, a five-week disaster that was putting other U.S. offshore drilling projects on hold as far away as Alaska.

May 27, 2010 | By BEN NUCKOLS and GREG BLUESTEIN Associated Press Writers | World


Off to a bad start

CHARLESTON, S.C. – Sometimes, nothing goes your way.

May 26, 2010 | By MATT YOGUS myogus@statesboroherald.com | Georgia Southern


Botswana or bust

Ten students and three faculty members from Georgia Southern University are somewhere over the Atlantic Ocean this morning flying to the African country of Botswana, even though they left Statesboro Wednesday afternoon.

May 26, 2010 | By CHARLES MINSHEW Herald Intern | Local


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May 27 - Statesboro Police Arrests Kothares Topekia Rhodes, 33, Lanier Drive – driving with a

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May 26, 2010 | From Staff Reports | Police Report


Obama's border plan looks similar to Bush's

PHOENIX - President Barack Obama's plan to send as many as 1,200 National Guard troops to the US-Mexico border appears to be a scaled-down version of the border security approach championed by his predecessor.

May 26, 2010 | By JACQUES BILLEAUD Associated Press Writer | World


Mickelson could end Woods' reign at No. 1

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - It has been 12 years since the creation of the Mark H. McCormack Award, given to the player who has been ranked No. 1 in the world for the most weeks during a calendar year.

May 25, 2010 | DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Columnist | Sports


Eagles focus on SoCon tournament

CHARLESTON, S.C. -- One thing's clear -- Georgia Southern's power numbers are down this season.

May 25, 2010 | By MATT YOGUS myogus@statesboroherald.com | Georgia Southern


Local Roundup: 3 athletes join; 3 leave GSU

Three student-athletes have transferred to Georgia Southern and have enrolled in summer classes at the University. Ryan Byrne, a sophomore from Woodstock, Ga., John Douglas, a junior from Augusta, Ga. and Billy Greer, a junior kicker from Crosby, Texas, have joined the Eagle football team. Byrne will play at offensive guard with Douglas slated for defensive end.

May 25, 2010 | Georgia Southern AMR | Georgia Southern


South Carolina looking to rebound at SEC Tournament

COLUMBIA, S.C. - South Carolina lost the first two games of a three-game series at home against Florida and watched its hopes for a Southeastern Conference regular-season championship disappear.

May 25, 2010 | By PETE IACOBELLI AP Sports Writer | Sports


Roddick wins in 5 at French; Henin, Nadal advance

PARIS - Andy Roddick's preparation for this French Open was hardly traditional. Or ideal, from a purely tennis perspective, anyway.

May 25, 2010 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports


Patrick: Not enough time for needed changes to car

NEW YORK - Danica Patrick knows there isn't enough time before the Indianapolis 500 to make the significant changes she believes her car needs.

May 25, 2010 | By RACHEL COHEN AP Sports Writer | Sports


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Cespedes has go-ahead single as Mets top Braves in 12th

ATLANTA - Yoenis Cespedes, who struck out in his previous four at-bats, hit a tiebreaking single with two outs in the 12th inning to lift the ...

April 20, 2018 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Chris Borland quit NFL, now helps those in retirement

Chris Borland knows firsthand all about the challenges of early retirement, having stepped away from a promising football career after one year because of concerns ...

April 20, 2018 | By JOSH DUBOW AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


Zach Johnson shares lead with Moore at Texas Open

SAN ANTONIO - Zach Johnson was going nowhere in the Valero Texas Open when it all changed with one putt.

April 20, 2018 | The Associated Press | Sports


Mavs no match for Southern

There are countless ways to win a baseball game, even if the stats don't seem to be in your favor.

April 20, 2018 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Statesboro boys, girls finish second

If the Region 2-AAAAA track meet were a race, it came down to a photo finish. Only nine points separated first place South Effingham from ...

April 20, 2018 | By JOSH AUBREY jaubrey@statesboroherald.com | Prep Sports 360


Kids’ World owner joins Children’s Cabinet

Michelle Lank, director and owner of Kids' World Learning Center, recently was invited by First Lady Sandra Deal to serve on Georgia's Children's ...

April 20, 2018 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Georgia rates better on emergency prep

Georgia's preparedness for managing health emergencies is improving but still lags behind the national average, according to a newly released report.

April 20, 2018 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


Briggs & Stratton hiring event Tuesday

A hiring event for Briggs & Stratton will be held on Tuesday from 3-7 p.m. on Ogeechee Technical College's main campus as the Georgia ...

April 20, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


Annual plant sale at Botanic Garden this weekend

The Georgia Southern Botanic Garden will host its popular Spring Plant Sale on Saturday from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. and Sunday from 1 ...

April 20, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


Statesboro Fire Department announces promotion, awards

Statesboro firefighter Bobby Duggar received a promotion this week, and several other firefighters were recently honored during the department's annual awards banquet.

April 19, 2018 | From staff reports | Local




Glynn gets the best of Blue Devils

The home schedule came to a close Wednesday night for the Statesboro baseball team. Senior night saw the Blue Devils put up a fight defensively ...

April 18, 2018 | By JOSH AUBREY jaubrey@statesboroherald.com | Prep Sports 360


Flaherty's homer paces Braves past Phillies

ATLANTA - Ryan Flaherty homered and drove in four runs, Brandon McCarthy outpitched Vince Velasquez and the Atlanta Braves beat the Philadelphia Phillies 7-3 on Wednesday ...

April 18, 2018 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Download Assets Copy Story Share With USOC in turmoil, athletes testify about sex-abuse cases

The question sex-abuse victim Craig Maurizi would like to ask U.S. Olympic leaders is simple and searing: "How can you sleep at night?"

April 18, 2018 | By EDDIE PELLS AP National Writer | Sports


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