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Cities worldwide switch off lights to raise awareness of global warming

CHICAGO - From the Sydney Opera House to Rome's Colosseum to the Sears Tower's famous antennas in Chicago, floodlit icons of civilization went dark Saturday for Earth Hour, a worldwide campaign to highlight the threat of climate change.

April 14, 2008 | By CARYN ROUSSEAU Associated Press Writer | National


Police Report - March 31

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. Statesboro Police Arrests

April 14, 2008 | | Crime Report


Monday Mouthoff 3/31

I'd like to start this week off by sending a warm and gracious 'Thank You' to the fine folks over at Georgia Southern.

April 14, 2008 | By CHAD BISHOP | Sports


Eagles drop road series at Charleston

Mt. Plesant, S.C. - Georgia Southern jumped out to an early lead but the College of Charleston scored six unanswered runs as the Eagles dropped the series finale 7-6 at Patriots Point Sunday afternoon.

April 14, 2008 | Georgia Southern AMR | Georgia Southern


Hundreds march in Wisconsin to protest alleged police brutality against Hmong man

MILWAUKEE - Hundreds of people marched for two hours Saturday to protest the injuries a man suffered during a traffic stop, saying police used excessive force.

April 14, 2008 | The Associated Press | National


Authorities: Woman mauled by 2 cheetahs at Florida wildlife sanctuary, expected to survive

WELLINGTON, Fla. - The owner of a wildlife sanctuary was attacked by two cheetahs Saturday and hospitalized with about 40 puncture wounds to her extremities and back, authorities said.

April 14, 2008 | The Associated Press | National


Traveling exhibit at the University of Rhode Island explores Nazi persecution of gays

SOUTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. - In Nazi Germany, some gay men were castrated and prosecuted under draconian laws prohibiting homosexuality. Others were subjected to crude medical experiments designed to "correct" their sexual orientation. Gay men in concentration camps were singled out with distinctive pink triangle badges and assigned backbreaking labor that often killed them.

April 14, 2008 | By ERIC TUCKER Associated Press Writer | National


GSU's Peace honored as 'Shining Star'

The Georgia House of Representatives has recognized Dr. Karl E. Peace, founding director of the Center for Biostatistics, and professor of Biostatistics in the Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health at Georgia Southern University, as a "Shining Star" in the University System of Georgia.

April 14, 2008 | Special to the Herald | Business


'But then I read his plays'; kids say the Bard still speaks to them

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - It might have been a nightclub with patrons enjoying drinks at their tables, applauding a soulful delivery of a torch song, but the performer was a 13-year-old. And in the audience were fifth-graders through seniors in high school - cheering wildly about William Shakespeare.

April 14, 2008 | By TOM PARSONS Associated Press Writer | National


Dallas Brass to perform Saturday

One of America's most versatile musical ensembles is coming to the Performing Arts Center (PAC) at Georgia Southern University.

The Dallas Brass will perform in concert at the PAC on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. A highlight of the performance will be a joint performance with the Dallas Brass and bands from Statesboro High and Southeast Bulloch High.

April 14, 2008 | Special to the Herald | Local


Federal agencies saying their rules pre-empt injury suits

NEW ORLEANS (AP) _ If you think the prescription drug you took for headaches caused your heart attack, the Food and Drug Administration says you can't sue the maker for injury if it met agency standards.

April 14, 2008 | By JANET McCONNAUGHEY Associated Press Writer | National


Buchannon, Bennett to play in GACA All-Star game

Bulloch County sure is going to miss them, but there's one last chance to see them play.

April 13, 2008 | By MATT YOGUS AND CHAD BISHOP Herald Sports | Sports


Eagles rally, come up just short

MT. PLEASANT, S.C. - Georgia Southern scored two runs in the top of the ninth, but the rally fell short as the Eagles dropped a 5-4 decision to the College of Charleston Saturday afternoon (March 29) at Patriots Point. The loss ended a six-game winning streak for Georgia Southern (15-9 overall, 4-1 Southern Conference).

April 13, 2008 | Georgia Southern AMR | Georgia Southern


Statesboro's Reese honored by Auburn

Auburn University's Football Lettermen Club recently named Statesboro's Waymon Reese as the first recipient of its "Letterman of the Year" award. The award was presented to his wife, Genelda, at the club's annual appreciation night earlier this month.

April 13, 2008 | Special to the Herald | Sports


SEB announces 2008 Hall of Fame inductees

Southeast Bulloch High School has announced its Hall of Fame inductees for 2008. They are as follows:

April 13, 2008 | Special to the Herald | Sports


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Millen fatal fire ruled ‘undetermined’

The fatal Sunday morning fire in Millen has been ruled "undetermined," according to Georgia Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph Hudgens.

February 05, 2015 | From staff reports | Local


Hackers see rewarding targets in health care companies

Health care is a treasure trove for criminals looking to steal reams of personal information, as the hacking of a database maintained by the second-largest U.S. health insurer proves.

February 05, 2015 | By TOM MURPHY and BRANDON BAILEY AP Business Writers | Associated Press


Boko Haram, hit by 3-nation offensive, rampage in Cameroon

YAOUNDE, Cameroon - Hundreds of Boko Haram fighters took revenge Thursday on villagers in Cameroon, shooting and burning scores to death and razing mosques and churches after warning Nigeria's neighbors not to join the battle against the Islamic insurgent group.

February 05, 2015 | By EDWIN KINDZEKA MOKI and MICHELLE FAUL Associated Press | Associated Press


Jordan launches new airstrikes after vowing harsh war on Islamic State

AMMAN, Jordan - Dozens of Jordanian fighter jets bombed Islamic State training centers and weapons storage sites Thursday, intensifying attacks after the militants burned to death a captured Jordanian pilot.

February 05, 2015 | By KARIN LAUB and MOHAMMED DARAGHMEH Associated Press | Associated Press




Lefty believes Woods can bounce back

SAN DIEGO - One player not concerned about Tiger Woods and his golf game is his longest rival - Phil Mickelson.

February 04, 2015 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Freedom, Gus, Keel bring Georgia Southern to the Capitol

Georgia Southern University hosted its second annual "Day at the Capitol" event on Tuesday in Atlanta.

February 04, 2015 | Special to the Herald | Local


Bulloch County man charged with kidnapping woman

A man is in jail after a female acquaintance told Bulloch County deputies that he had kidnapped her.

February 04, 2015 | From staff reports | Local


Quinn lays out winning plan

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - Dan Quinn is looking to build a defense that plays "fast and physical" and an offense with balance as coach of the Atlanta Falcons.

February 03, 2015 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Falcons


SEB surfs by Beach

SAVANNAH - Lamont Ballard looked like the coolest person in the gym. And, as it turned out he was.

February 03, 2015 | By MIKE BROWN Herald Correspondent | Prep Sports 360


Juror removed from Aaron Hernandez trial

FALL RIVER, Mass. - The judge overseeing the murder trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez removed a juror Tuesday, saying there was evidence she had previously discussed evidence in the case and had an early interest in being seated on the panel.

February 03, 2015 | By MICHELLE R. SMITH Associated Press | Sports


Smoltz pays visit to future Cooperstown home

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. - When John Smoltz plopped down in a director's chair inside the Baseball Hall of Fame and stared at all the bronze plaques on the walls, the moment was both magical and a bit overwhelming.

February 03, 2015 | By JOHN KEKIS AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Armstrong cited after cars hit by SUV

DENVER - Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong hit two parked cars with an SUV after a night of partying in Aspen, Colorado, but agreed to let his longtime girlfriend take the blame to avoid national attention, police reports show.

February 03, 2015 | By SADIE GURMAN Associated Press | Sports


Blank: Falcons 'wrong' to add crowd noise

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - Falcons owner Arthur Blank said Tuesday he has seen enough of the NFL's investigation of fake crowd noise at Atlanta's home games to acknowledge wrongdoing.

February 03, 2015 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Falcons


Space heater likely cause of fatal Millen house fire

A space heater is believed to be the cause of a house fire in Millen Sunday morning that took the life of a teenage boy.

February 03, 2015 | From staff reports | Local


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