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Local roundup: Three Eagles make U.S. Amateur

The Georgia Southern University golf program will have three representatives in the upcoming U.S. Amateur Championships.

August 22, 2008 | From staff and wire reports | Sports


Sad summer: Economic woes hit European vacations

PARIS - It's the Paris version of the ''staycation'': Marc des Bouillons lounged in a beach chair with a book, surrounded by women in bikinis, ice cream stands, a DJ spinning summer tunes and kids running amok.

August 22, 2008 | By ANGELA DOLAND Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Surprises in first adoption survey to include men

ATLANTA - The first federal survey of both men and women on adoption challenges some stereotypes and offers some surprising findings:

August 22, 2008 | By MIKE STOBBE AP Medical Writer | National


1 man held, others questioned in SC deputy death

SMOAKS, S.C. - Authorities arrested one man as a person of interest and were questioning at least two others as they searched for the killer of a sheriff's deputy shot as he responded to an alarm at an empty house, but no charges had been filed by early Thursday.

August 22, 2008 | By BRUCE SMITH Associated Press Writer | National


US seeks at least 30 years for bin Laden driver

GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba - Salim Hamdan pleaded with a military jury to spare him from a life in prison, apologizing Thursday for the ''innocent people'' who died in the Sept. 11 attacks and saying he worked as Osama bin Laden's driver only because he needed a job.

August 22, 2008 | By MIKE MELIA Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Flight attendant co-worker: Osteen acted like diva

HOUSTON - The wife of renowned evangelical pastor Joel Osteen acted like a combative diva when a small spill on her airline seat was not immediately cleaned up, a flight attendant who was also on the plane testified Thursday.

August 22, 2008 | By JUAN A. LOZANO Associated Press Writer | National


Watch a preview of our new show 'ECI: The Season'

Emanuel County Institute's football team went undefeated in 2007 on their way to the school's first-ever Class A state championship.

August 22, 2008 | | Sports


Detroit mayor ordered jailed after bond violation

DETROIT - A judge ordered Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick to jail Thursday for violating the terms of his bond in his perjury case, a decision the judge said he would have made for any ''John Six-Pack'' defendant before him.

August 22, 2008 | By COREY WILLIAMS and ED WHITE Associated Press Writer | National


Kenya, Tanzania mark decade since US embassy bombs

NAIROBI, Kenya - Douglas Sidialo woke up in a Nairobi hospital 10 years ago, devastated to find he had been blinded by flying glass after al-Qaida bombed the American embassies in Kenya and Tanzania.

August 22, 2008 | By TOM MALITI Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Citigroup returning billions to investors

WASHINGTON - Citigroup Inc. will buy back more than $7 billion in auction-rate securities and pay $100 million in fines as part of settlements with federal and state regulators, who said the bank marketed the investments as safe despite liquidity risks.

August 22, 2008 | By MARCY GORDON AP Business Writer | Washington


Get ready for Season 2 of Prep Sports Blitz

For all the high school sports action from Statesboro, Southeast Bulloch, Portal, Bulloch Academy and more, watch the second season of Prep Sports Blitz. Click on the video to watch a preview.

August 22, 2008 | | Sports


French troops sent to troubled Afghan region

KABUL, Afghanistan - Hundreds of French troops have deployed to train and mentor Afghan security forces in a key southern province wracked by the Taliban-led insurgency, NATO said Thursday.

August 22, 2008 | By FISNIK ABRASHI Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Iraqis: US, Iraq close to deal

BAGHDAD - Two Iraqi officials say the U.S. and Iraq are close to a deal under which all American combat troops would leave by October 2010 with remaining U.S. forces gone about three years later.

August 22, 2008 | By QASSIM ABDUL-ZAHRA Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


US nuclear submarine leaked radiation over 2 years

TOKYO - An American nuclear-powered submarine leaked radiation for more than two years, releasing the bulk of the material in its home port of Guam and at Pearl Harbor, Japanese and U.S. officials said Thursday.

August 22, 2008 | By MARI YAMAGUCHI Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Conditions in Myanmar starker than portrayed

YANGON, Myanmar - A rare bird's-eye look at Myanmar's Irrawaddy delta shows the devastation still left from Cyclone Nargis - broken levies, flooded farm roads, the shattered remains of bamboo huts and trees strewn like matchsticks along the coast.

August 22, 2008 | The Associated Press | Associated Press


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Statesboro Fire Department announces promotion, awards

Statesboro firefighter Bobby Duggan 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


YoungLife marks 10 years in Statesboro

When Statesboro YoungLife hosted its annual fundraising banquet at Pittman Park United Methodist Church, the organization did more than discuss the past year's events ...

April 18, 2018 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local














IRS extends tax deadline

Americans are getting an extra day to file their taxes after key elements of the IRS website crashed on deadline day.

April 18, 2018 | By SARAH SKIDMORE SELL AP Personal Finance Writer | Associated Press


1 dead after jet blows an engine

PHILADELPHIA - A Southwest Airlines jet blew an engine at 32,000 feet and got hit by shrapnel that smashed a window, setting off a desperate ...

April 18, 2018 | By ALEXANDRA VILLARREAL and DAVID KOENIG Associated Press | Associated Press


A Day for Donnie fundraiser Saturday

A fundraiser to help with a Bulloch County man's medical expenses is planned for Saturday at the old Pride Manufacturing building in Portal.

April 18, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


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