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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


Hendley-Ward

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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Braves beat struggling Phillies

ATLANTA - Cameron Maybin had three hits, including a home run, and the Atlanta Braves beat the Philadelphia Phillies 9-5 on Saturday night in their best ...

July 04, 2015 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Will history repeat itself? The US women hope not

VANCOUVER, British Columbia - Abby Wambach remembers the date by heart: July 17, 2011.

July 04, 2015 | By ANNE M. PETERSON AP Sports Writer | Sports


America celebrates 4th of July

A fast moving thunderstorm that hit Statesboro about 4:30 Saturday afternoon delayed the Firecracker Fest at Mill Creek Park, but didn't dampen the ...

July 04, 2015 | From staff reports and the Associated Press | Local


Study: Ga. teachers, state workers pay more for health care

ATLANTA - Teachers and state employees in Georgia are paying more for their health care than other public sector employees, according to a new study by ...

July 04, 2015 | The Associated Press | Local


Ohio community seeks clues, fights fear after 6 women vanish

CHILLICOTHE, Ohio - The fate of six women - four of them dead, two missing for months - has people on edge in this small southern Ohio city ...

July 04, 2015 | By ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS Associated Press | Associated Press


Carmike Cinemas catches soccer fever

Sunday evening, the United States Women's National Soccer Team will be gunning for its first World Cup championship since 1999. The Americans will also ...

July 03, 2015 | MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Serena escapes, faces sister next

Twice, Serena Williams stood merely two points from a loss at Wimbledon against a British opponent buoyed by a roaring, flag-waving Centre Court crowd.

July 03, 2015 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Sports Writer | Sports


Uribe's HR lifts Teheran, Braves to 2-1 victory Phillies

ATLANTA - Juan Uribe hit a tie-breaking homer in the seventh inning, Julio Teheran delivered another strong home start and the Atlanta Braves beat the Philadelphia ...

July 03, 2015 | By BRIAN MAHONEY AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Moore elected to GMA board

Statesboro Mayor Jan Moore was elected to the board of directors of the Georgia Municipal Association during the GMA's annual meeting in Savannah June ...

July 03, 2015 | From staff reports | Local


John Jay: The forgotten founder

KATONAH, N.Y. - The inner circle of founders has been set for as long as anyone can remember - Washington, Jefferson, Adams, Franklin, Hamilton and Madison.

July 03, 2015 | By HILLEL ITALIE AP National Writer | Associated Press


Could insulin pills prevent diabetes?

CHICAGO - For nearly a century, insulin has been a life-saving diabetes treatment. Now scientists are testing a tantalizing question: What if pills containing the same ...

July 03, 2015 | By LINDSEY TANNER AP Medical Writer | Local


Economy sees new 'normal'

WASHINGTON - Even after another month of strong hiring in June and a sinking unemployment rate, the U.S. job market just isn't what it ...

July 03, 2015 | By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER and JOSH BOAK AP Economics Writers | Local


July 3 - Mr. Charles Edward Bland, age 49, died Wednesday at his residence.

Mr. Charles Edward Bland

July 02, 2015 | | Obituaries


Braves walk off with win over Nats

ATLANTA - Cameron Maybin drove in the go-ahead run with a chopper against Max Scherzer that bounced over third base in the ninth inning, lifting the ...

July 02, 2015 | By GEORGE HENRY AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Nadal bows out early at Wimbledon

LONDON - On the final point of the first set of his latest Wimbledon disappointment, Rafael Nadal swung his mighty, lefty forehand - and whiffed, accidentally whacking ...

July 02, 2015 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports


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