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Black pastor fights KKK store in building he claims to own

LAURENS, S.C. - A black civil rights activist is fighting to close a store that sells KKK robes and T-shirts emblazoned with racial slurs. David Kennedy is confident he can make it happen. After all, he says he owns the building.

March 25, 2008 | By KATRINA A. GOGGINS Associated Press Writer | National

Miller's walk-off sends Pitt packing

GREENVILLE, N.C. – Matt Miller (Canton/Woodstock) hit the first pitch of the bottom of the 10th inning over the right field fence, giving Georgia Southern a 3-2 win over Pittsburgh in the nightcap of the Keith LeClair Classic. The Eagles won both games Saturday, improving to 6-5 overall.

March 24, 2008 | Georgia Southern AMr | Georgia Southern

Eagles take two of three at tourney

Greenville, N.C. - Phillip Porter had two hits, but Georgia Southern dropped a 9-3 decision to host East Carolina in the finale of the Keith LeClair Classic Sunday afternoon. Both teams went 2-0 on Saturday, and the Eagles fell to 6-6 overall following the loss.

March 24, 2008 | Georgia Southern AMR | Georgia Southern

AP Exclusive: US troops may have become sick in Iraq from contaminated water

WASHINGTON - Dozens of U.S. troops in Iraq fell sick at bases using "unmonitored and potentially unsafe" water supplied by the military and a contractor once owned by Vice President Dick Cheney's former company, the Pentagon's internal watchdog says.

March 24, 2008 | By LARRY MARGASAK Associated Press Writer | Washington

Press advocates criticize judge in contempt case against former reporter

WASHINGTON - A judge is trying to bankrupt an ex-reporter with daily fines as much as $5,000 for refusing to disclose her sources for stories about the 2001 anthrax attacks, press advocates said Saturday.

March 24, 2008 | By JOHN DUNBAR Associated Press Writer | Washington

Authorities: 1 person dead in carter bus crash in Everglades

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - Authorities say at least one person is dead after a chartered tour bus and a pickup truck crashed in the Everglades.

March 24, 2008 | The Associated Press | National

Bush, poking fun, sings his farewell tune to Gridiron Club

WASHINGTON - Add this to his legacy: President Bush can sing. Well, he can be a good sport about it, anyway.

March 24, 2008 | The Associated Press | Washington

Interior IG looks into delays in listing polar bear as threatened species

WASHINGTON - The Interior Department's inspector general has begun a preliminary investigation into why the department has delayed for nearly two months a decision on listing the polar bear as threatened because of the loss of Arctic sea ice.

March 24, 2008 | The Associated Press | Washington

Bulloch African-American business group sets banquet

The Statesboro/Bulloch County African-American Business Owners Coalition (AABOC) will hold its third annual business awards banquet at the Fielding Russell Union Ballroom on the campus of Georgia Southern University, Saturday at 7 p.m. Themed "Binding Businesses to Build A Better Community", the event will serve as a capstone for the organization's activities for the year.

March 24, 2008 | Special to the Herald | Business

Woman found in dry ice in Calif. hotel room was wanted in Colorado on drug charges

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. - A woman whose body was found packed in dry ice in a hotel room had outstanding warrants from drug charges in Colorado, records show.

March 24, 2008 | The Associated Press | National

Mother of man charged in Auburn University student death offers apology to victim's family

COLUMBUS, Ga. - The mother of the man charged with killing an Auburn University student said her son was an Iraq war veteran who was changed after his service, and offered an apology to the freshman's family.

March 24, 2008 | The Associated Press | National

Crews move staircase that survived 9-11 attack and was cherished as trade center escape route

NEW YORK - A staircase that served as an escape route for thousands of survivors of the World Trade Center attack and became an icon as it remained standing amid the rubble was hoisted onto a truck Sunday and moved to a temporary home.

March 24, 2008 | By KAREN MATTHEWS Associated Press Writer | National

Paper says records link mayor & ex-aide to friend who got $45M in contracts

DETROIT - Companies headed by a longtime friend of embattled Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick won millions of dollars in contracts while the friend secretly consulted with the mayor's chief of staff, a newspaper reported Sunday.

March 24, 2008 | The Associated Press | National


Mr. and Mrs. Joe Hendley of Millen announce the engagement of their daughter, Rosanna Lucille, to Bradley Patrick Ward of Statesboro, son of Mr. and Mrs. Billy (Dana) White of Claxton and Mr. and Mrs. Julian Ward of Statesboro.

March 23, 2008 | | Wedding Planner

Fitness instructor Gin Miller coming to GSU

Gin Miller, world famous group fitness instructor who attended Georgia Southern in the mid-1970s, will be back on campus March 12 to lead a "Spring Break Bodies" workout designed to burn fat and tone muscles.

March 23, 2008 | Special to the Herald | Local

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Long wait times plague Social Security disability process

MIAMI - Diabetes, arthritis and open-heart surgery have kept Sherice Bennett from working, but she can't afford her medicine and became homeless while waiting for ...

November 28, 2015 | By KELLI KENNEDY Associated Press | Associated Press

Suspect in Colorado attack called recluse who left few clues

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - A gunman who police say staged a deadly attack on a Planned Parenthood clinic was a recluse who stashed food in the ...

November 28, 2015 | By SADIE GURMAN Associated Press | Associated Press

At least 11 hurt in standoff at Colorado clinic

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - A gunman was arrested Friday hours after opening fire at a Colorado Springs Planned Parenthood clinic, wounding multiple people and engaging in ...

November 27, 2015 | By SADIE GURMAN Associated Press | Associated Press

The end for Black Friday?

NEW YORK - The annual ritual of Black Friday, as we know it, is over.

November 27, 2015 | By ANNE D'INNOCENZIO AP Retail Writer | Associated Press

Local downtown holiday celebration set for Friday

Santa is coming to downtown, along with the Christmas train, the tree lighting, the holiday parade and the Run the Boro 5K, as First Friday ...

November 27, 2015 | From staff reports | Local

Nov. 27 - Shirley Ann Grimes Hagins entered into rest Wednesday, November 25, 2015.

Shirley Ann Grimes Hagins

November 26, 2015 | | Obituaries

Holiday shoppers get a head start

NEW YORK - Black Friday used to kick off the holiday shopping season, but now that day has taken a backseat to Thanksgiving Day. Still, retailers ...

November 26, 2015 | By ANNE D'INNOCENZIO AP Retail Writer | Associated Press

Turkey, parades, heavy security

NEW YORK - Americans paused Thursday to celebrate their blessings despite terrorism fears and racial tensions over fatal police shootings across the country. A record number ...

November 26, 2015 | By KAREN MATTHEWS Associated Press | Associated Press

Plenty for Panthers to prove this year

Coming off an 87-73 loss in the Elite Eight round of the state playoffs, this year's Portal Panthers basketball team won't have the ...

November 26, 2015 | By HORACE HOLLOMAN | Prep Sports 360

Listen to the message from God

Parousia, eschatology, antinomianism, deontology, existentialism ... a lot of words that probably don't mean diddly - a technical term - to most of us. Now, if we ...

November 26, 2015 | Dr. John Bressler | Columnists/Editorials

SHS wins thriller at LNO

It was a close call Tuesday night for Day 2 of Statesboro's Ladies Night Out tournament, but when it was all said and done ...

November 24, 2015 | Special to the Herald | Sports

Mall stores must open on Thanksgiving

NEW YORK - Some big retailers face scrutiny for opening on Thanksgiving, but many small stores have no choice.

November 24, 2015 | By JOYCE M. ROSENBERG AP Business Writer | Associated Press

Don't let airlines lose your luggage this holiday season

NEW YORK - Heading into winter, fliers should take extra precautions with their checked luggage - December and January are traditionally the worst months for lost bags.

November 24, 2015 | By JOYCE M. ROSENBERG AP Business Writer | Associated Press

GOP readies next assault on health care law, Planned Parenthood

WASHINGTON - Congressional Republicans hope a post-Thanksgiving drive to obliterate President Barack Obama's health care law and block Planned Parenthood's federal funds will spotlight ...

November 24, 2015 | By ALAN FRAM Associated Press | Associated Press

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