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Bobby Smith to lead 2008 A Day for Southern campaign

Georgia Southern University alumnus W.R. "Bobby" Smith has returned to Georgia Southern University several times, and this year he's coming back again. This time he will serve as the community chair of the university's 35th edition of A Day for Southern, scheduled for Tuesday, Sept. 9.

September 08, 2008 | Special to the Herald | Local


Poole ready to shoulder the load for BA

Whether in the weight room, on the football field or in the classroom, Bulloch Academy senior David Poole goes above and beyond.

September 08, 2008 | By RAHN HUTCHESON Special to the Herald | Sports


Gators have big holes to fill

Bulloch Academy amassed 3,468 total yards and scored 314 points last football season en route to an 8-3 record.

September 08, 2008 | By RAHN HUTCHESON Special to the Herald | Sports


New Orleans repeating deadly levee mistakes

NEW ORLEANS - Signs are emerging that history is repeating itself in the Big Easy, still healing from Katrina: People have forgotten a lesson from four decades ago and believe once again that the federal government is constructing a levee system they can prosper behind.

September 07, 2008 | By CAIN BURDEAU Associated Press Writer | National


Fans, Eaglets come out to meet favorites

Rain showers did not damper the fans' enthusiasm for the upcoming 2008 Georgia Southern football season. Saturday morning at Paulson Stadium 174 children signed up to participate in the second annual Little Eagles Camp.

September 07, 2008 | Georgia Southern AMR | Georgia Southern


Obama introduces running mate Biden

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - Barack Obama introduced Sen. Joe Biden of Delaware on Saturday as ''a leader ready to step in and be president,'' and the newly named running mate quickly converted his debut on the Democratic ticket into a slashing attack on Republican John McCain.

September 07, 2008 | By BETH FOUHY and CHRISTOPHER WILLS Associated Press Writers | Campaign 2008


Driver hits grizzly crossing Anchorage street

ANCHORAGE, Alaska - One moment Howard Hawkins Jr. was driving to get an early morning cup of coffee and the next he hit a large grizzly bear running at a full gallop across one of Anchorage's busiest streets.

September 07, 2008 | By MARY PEMBERTON Associated Press Writer | National


Survivor says wing dipped sharply before crash

MADRID, Spain - The airliner that crashed this week in Madrid had just barely got airborne and its right wing dipped sharply before the plane started wobbling and went down, one of the few survivors of the disaster said Saturday.

September 07, 2008 | By DANIEL WOOLLS Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Police Report - August 24

Note: All information included in this report is taken from law enforcement incident reports and arrest records, which are public records and available for review at any and all local law enforcement agencies. Not every arrest leads to a conviction. Guilt or innocence is determined by the court system.

September 07, 2008 | From Staff Reports | Crime Report


Lady Eagles win opener

BOILING SPRINGS, N.C. - The Georgia Southern women's soccer team opened the season with a 2-0 victory over Gardner-Webb Saturday.

September 07, 2008 | From staff and wire reports | Sports


Russia aims to keep control of Georgian port city

POTI, Georgi - Thousands of Georgians demanded that Russian troops leave the outskirts of this strategic Black Sea port on Saturday and took to the streets in protest, while a top Russian general said his country's forces would keep patrolling the area.

September 07, 2008 | By BELA SZANDELSZKY Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Small plane crash near Moab, Utah, kills 10

MOAB, Utah - A small plane crashed and burned shortly after takeoff, killing everyone on board, including the pilot and nine people who had spent the day working at a skin cancer clinic in remote community.

September 07, 2008 | By PAUL FOY Associated Press Writer | National


BACK TO SCHOOL: Schools separate ninth-graders

SAN ANTONIO - Ninth grade, often the first year of high school, is a critical time when many students sink or swim while coping with new academic responsibilities and learning the oh-so-important social hierarchy.

September 07, 2008 | By ELIZABETH WHITE Associated Press Writer | National


Brooklyn commemorates battle America lost

NEW YORK - It was the dog days of August when the British launched a massive attack to smash the rebellion spreading through the colonies. Landing from ships on the Brooklyn shore, 15,000 redcoats and Hessian mercenaries outflanked and then routed Gen. George Washington's amateur army in what would be the biggest battle of the American Revolution.

September 07, 2008 | By RICHARD PYLE Associated Press Writer | National


Man, pregnant girlfriend charged in Md. standoff

BALTIMORE - A man who held police at bay during a two-day Maryland motel standoff and his pregnant girlfriend, who claimed to be his hostage, both face charges, state police said Saturday.

September 07, 2008 | By CHRISSIE THOMPSON Associated Press Writer | National


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And the winner: Starting over

The fields surrounding Sandhill are naked. Along the edges of the yard, where a fence would be if I were a fence sort of person ...

February 19, 2017 | By Kathy Bradley | Life


Dimon — Lee

Mr. and Mrs. Kent Dimon of Alpharetta, Georgia, and Dr. and Mrs. Stan Lee of Statesboro announce the engagement of their children, Danielle Elizabeth Dimon ...

February 19, 2017 | | Weddings


Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: Best interests of child is paramount

Q: Our 14-year-old son, who was adopted by open adoption, now wants to go live with his birth mother. She was completely out of the ...

February 19, 2017 | | Life


Thinking of God with Larry Sheehy: There are things God wants us to know about him

There is a lot of skepticism about God today. I suppose this has almost always been true. Atheism, agnosticism and pessimism ("Where is God when ...

February 19, 2017 | | Life


Victor Simmons: Leader in the art world, humble servant

For Statesboro High School graduate Victor Simmons, art is more than a vocation. Much like Proverbes 23:7, "For as he thinketh in his heart ...

February 19, 2017 | By ENOLA G. MOSLEY, Ed.D. English Dept., Statesboro High | Life


Bulloch History with Roger Allen: New stagecoach routes would hug the Georgia coast

Note: The following is one of a series of columns looking at the first road systems in Georgia and Bulloch County.

February 19, 2017 | | Life


Roxie Remley a pioneer for women in uniform

Before Roxie Remley was a force for the arts in Statesboro, she helped beat a path for women into the U.S. Army during World ...

February 19, 2017 | By Al Hackle ahackle@statesboroherald.com | Life


GS men's hoops messes with Texas (St.)

The Georgia Southern men's basketball squad started hot and raced out to an early lead over Texas State Saturday evening at Hanner Fieldhouse. The ...

February 19, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


SHS boys prevail over Jones County

Statesboro's season started in a rut, but as of late has been on the highest of highs after the team won their 15th region ...

February 19, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY cstanley@statesboroherald.com | Prep Sports 360


GS ladies notch big win over Bobcats

The Georgia Southern women's basketball team spent the first three quarters of Saturday's game against Texas State firing - mostly unsuccessfully - from behind the ...

February 19, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Baseball Eagles rally, walk off with first win of 2017

Eagle Baseball was held to three hits in an opening night loss and trailed Middle Tennessee State 6-0 with just two hits to its name ...

February 19, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


SHS ladies blow past Locust Grove

After recording two consecutive upsets in its region tournament, it didn't seem likely Statesboro would be prime for being upset in its first round ...

February 19, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY cstanley@statesboroherald.com | Prep Sports 360


Critics: Don't ignore domestic threats

OKLAHOMA CITY - Bud Welch knows something about the human cost of terrorism. His 23-year-old daughter was killed when a rental truck packed with explosives destroyed ...

February 18, 2017 | By ADAM KEALOHA CAUSEY Associated Press | Associated Press


Historic assembly comes to Boro

The 83rd annual Georgia State Assembly of the Daughters of the American Colonists came to Statesboro over the weekend. The St. Philip's Parish Chapter ...

February 18, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


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