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Africans rev up to celebrate an Obama victory

KISUMU, Kenya - Africans flocked to all-night parties, set off fireworks and hoisted cans of ''Senator'' beer Tuesday, determined to celebrate a moment in history as Barack Obama tried to become the first black American president.

November 20, 2008 | By TOM MALITI Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Petraeus, now Centcom chief, assesses Afghan war

KABUL, Afghanistan - Gen. David Petraeus, the new chief of the U.S. Central Command who is credited with turning the tide in Iraq, took a firsthand look at the war in Afghanistan on Tuesday.

November 20, 2008 | By FISNIK ABRASHI Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


GSU GOP chief praises Obama

While counting votes was somewhat anticlimactic for the presidential election of 2008, the results were pretty astounding - the United States is about to inaugurate its first black president. The Republican Party even boasted a woman vice-presidential candidate. Republican, Democrat, or otherwise, no one can ignore that this election will go down in textbooks as one of country's most significant.

November 20, 2008 | By EMILY HAYMANS | Local


ECI: The Season - Episode 13

ECI: The Season - Episode 13

November 19, 2008 | VINCE JOHNSON vjohnson@statesboroherald.com | ECI: The Season


Astrograph 11/05

There is nothing wrong with pursuing larger goals in the year ahead, but make sure that they are based on realistic premises. Once that primary requirement is met, go all out for what you hope to accomplish.

November 19, 2008 | By BERNICE BEDE OSOL | Coffee Break


Construction industry: NYC regulations overzealous

NEW YORK - It takes a lot of paper to raise a crane in New York City these days.

November 19, 2008 | By AMY WESTFELDT Associated Press Writer | National


3 young upstate NY boys killed in house fire

HARTLAND, N.Y. - A house fire killed three young brothers during the night and critically injured their grandmother, who was overcome with smoke when she apparently tried to rescue them, authorities said Tuesday.

November 19, 2008 | The Associated Press | National


Report: Drilling on federal lands could be faster

WASHINGTON - The government isn't doing enough to expedite drilling in federal waters and on public lands, according to a report issued Tuesday by congressional investigators.

November 19, 2008 | By DINA CAPPIELLO Associated Press Writer | Washington


Afghan leaders supported enemy in July attack

WASHINGTON - A deadly attack on a U.S. outpost in eastern Afghanistan in July was executed with the support of some local police and government leaders as well as villagers there, according to an internal military report.

November 19, 2008 | By LOLITA C. BALDOR Associated Press Writer | Washington


Report: Drilling on federal lands could be faster

WASHINGTON - The government isn't doing enough to expedite drilling in federal waters and on public lands, according to a report issued Tuesday by congressional investigators.

November 19, 2008 | By DINA CAPPIELLO Associated Press Writer | Washington


Court wrestles with TV profanity case

WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court spent an hour on Tuesday talking about dirty words on television without once using any or making plain how it would decide whether the government could ban them.

November 19, 2008 | By MARK SHERMAN Associated Press Writer | Washington


Bridge 11/5

Bridge deals range from near-impossible to simple, but we make some easy deals harder by not thinking straight.

November 19, 2008 | By PHILLIP ALDER | Coffee Break


Police Report - November 5

(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.)

November 19, 2008 | From Staff Reports | Crime Report


Oil prices surges above $70 in volatile week

HOUSTON - Oil prices surged above $70 a barrel Tuesday in the final hours of a two-year U.S. presidential campaign, mirroring global stock markets that strengthened from Asia to Europe. A weaker dollar helped too.

November 19, 2008 | By JOHN PORRETTO Associated Press Writer | National


Year after SF Bay spill, ship crew still detained

SAN FRANCISCO - For nearly a year, six Chinese crew members on a ship that crashed into the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge - creating the bay's worst oil spill in nearly 20 years - have been detained by federal authorities.

November 19, 2008 | By PAUL ELIAS Associated Press Writer | National


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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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