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West Virginia protesters demand hate crimes charges for those accused in black woman’s assault

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Hundreds of people gathered at West Virginia's Capitol on Saturday to urge prosecutors to add hate crime charges against six white people charged in the beating, torture and sexual assault of a 20-year-old black woman.

November 18, 2007 | By SHAYA TAYEFE MOHAJER Associated Press Writer | Nation


Swainsboro runs over Screven

Screven County's Gamecocks scored first, but Swainsboro scored the last 31 to take a 31-7 victory in a crucial 3AA game in Sylvania Friday night.

November 18, 2007 | By BURTON KEMP Special to the Herald | Sports


BA playoff dreams end with Windsor loss

Three interceptions, two fumbles and one large Windsor Academy fullback named Dillion Mitchell stopped Bulloch Academy's quest for a Class AA playoff berth.

November 18, 2007 | By RAHN HUTCHESON | Sports


Company recalls more than 1 million pounds of beef possibly tainted by e-coli

WASHINGTON - The giant agribusiness company Cargill Inc. said Saturday it is recalling more than 1 million pounds of ground beef that may be contaminated with E. coli bacteria.

November 18, 2007 | The Associated Press | Nation


No Child education law not coming up for consideration in Senate this year

WASHINGTON - The top two lawmakers on the Senate Education Committee said Friday they are putting off consideration of a new No Child Left Behind law until next year.

November 18, 2007 | By NANCY ZUCKERBROD AP Education Writer | Nation


Major changes in store for some Medicare drug benefit participants in 2008

WASHINGTON (AP) - Nearly 2 million low-income Medicare participants could be switched to different insurance plans for their prescription drug coverage next year.

November 18, 2007 | By KEVIN FREKING Associated Press Writer | Nation


United Nations envoy meets with top UN official in Myanmar, whom regime has said it wants out

YANGON, Myanmar - The United Nations envoy to Myanmar opened his second visit in recent weeks by meeting Saturday with the top U.N. diplomat in the country, whom the regime just said it wanted to expel.

November 18, 2007 | The Associated Press | Nation


Thousands of Baghdad residents returning to neighborhoods as violence drops

BAGHDAD - In a dramatic turnaround, more than 3,000 Iraqi families driven out of their Baghdad neighborhoods have returned to their homes in the past three months as sectarian violence has dropped, the government said Saturday.

November 18, 2007 | By STEVEN R. HURST Associated Press Writer | Nation


Massive pileup along foggy highway near Fresno, Calif., kills 2, injures dozens

FRESNO, Calif. - Dense fog along a busy highway was blamed for a massive pileup of as many as 100 cars, killing two people and injuring dozens, the California Highway Patrol said.

November 18, 2007 | The Associated Press | Nation


Alaskan village on alert for more wolves after rabid attack leaves 6 sled dogs dead

ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Children in the village of Marshall do not go out alone without an adult. They have been told to stay inside after dark. When night falls, three sentries are posted along the village periphery to keep the wolves out.

November 18, 2007 | By MARY PEMBERTON Associated Press Writer | Nation


Dear Abby 11/03

DEAR ABBY: I have a co-worker I'll call "Gloria" who invades a very personal place in my life. I don't know what to say to her without offending her, so I'm seeking your help.

November 18, 2007 | By ABIGAIL VAN BUREN | Coffee Break


Astrograph 11/03

You're the type of person who can operate totally independent of others without so much as a thought. But in the year ahead, your biggest successes are likely to come as a result of a joint effort. Join up.

November 18, 2007 | By BERNICE BEDE OSOL | Coffee Break


Ask Dr. Gott 11/03

DEAR DR. GOTT: This letter is not a hoax! After three visits to my doctor's office, his nurse told me it would be fraud if I cut a 100 milligram Zoloft in half. I cannot believe this is law.

November 18, 2007 | By DR. PETER GOTT | Coffee Break


Bridge 11/03

Humorist Robert Benchley said, "If you think that you have caught a cold, call in a good doctor. Call in three good doctors and play bridge."

November 18, 2007 | By PHILLIP ALDER | Coffee Break


Maxin Anvik celebrates 90th birthday

November 17, 2007 | | Birthdays


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US Rep. Barrow loses to GOP challenger

SAVANNAH - After a decade in Congress largely spent distancing himself from his own Democratic Party, U.S. Rep. John Barrow was defeated Tuesday by a Republican who told voters the congressman's claims of bipartisan independence were the words of a two-faced politician.

November 04, 2014 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


Class A shakes out in final weeks

The NCAA Bowl Championship Series - comprised of its various polls and computer rankings - is now a thing of the past, but an equally confusing postseason selection algorithm is still alive and well in Georgia.

November 04, 2014 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Prep Sports 360


Outdoor Life: Quail season is here

Georgia's bobwhite quail season comes in later this month and that is the best news I can give you.

November 04, 2014 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON dar8589@bellsouth.net | Sports


What now?

ATHENS - Their national championship hopes largely dashed, the Georgia Bulldogs insist they aren't giving up on the season.

November 04, 2014 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | UGA


Tech D on upward trend

ATLANTA - Georgia Tech's defense is earning compliments instead of criticism.

November 04, 2014 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Georgia Tech


Hamlin: Most drivers don't respect Keselowski

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Denny Hamlin thinks most drivers don't respect Brad Keselowski, and the contempt stems from the 2012 NASCAR champion's refusal to show any remorse for his aggressive driving.

November 04, 2014 | By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer | NASCAR


Column: A smaller star, a larger supporting cast

The stone clubhouse at Sheshan International should have a plaque that says, "Tiger Woods was here."

November 04, 2014 | By Doug Ferguson AP Golf Columnist | Prep Sports 360


MLB Roundup: US prosecutors say A-Rod paid cousin to be quiet

MIAMI - The U.S. government says New York Yankees star Alex Rodriguez gave his cousin nearly $1 million last year to keep secret Rodriguez's use of performance enhancing drugs.

November 04, 2014 | The Associated Press | Sports




Paige, Harrell head AP preseason team

Jahlil Okafor has yet to play a game for Duke. The hype surrounding his arrival is all pegged to potential and what he accomplished against high school players.

November 03, 2014 | By JOHN MARSHALL AP Basketball Writer | Sports


Braves extend qualifying offer to Santana

ATLANTA - The Atlanta Braves made a $15.3 million qualifying offer to right-handed pitcher Ervin Santana on Monday.

November 03, 2014 | The Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Cubs introduce Maddon as new chief

CHICAGO - Joe Maddon's unusual road to the manager's office at Wrigley Field included a job interview at an RV park in Pensacola, Florida. The first public stop was a bar across the street from the iconic ballpark, where Maddon offered to buy a beer and a shot for everyone in the room.

November 03, 2014 | By JAY COHEN AP Sports Writer | Sports


In the Pits: Are there double standards for Keselowski?

In the closing laps at Martinsville Speedway, Jeff Gordon could see Dale Earnhardt Jr. ahead of him with enough time to formulate a plan on how to handle his teammate if Gordon could catch him.

November 03, 2014 | By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer | NASCAR


Falcons back to work

FLOWERY BRANCH - The Atlanta Falcons returned to work on Monday, a bit more upbeat after a week off.

November 03, 2014 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Falcons


Bulldog run defense dealt reality check

A humiliating loss at Florida did more than end Georgia's national championship hopes.

November 03, 2014 | By GEORGE HENRY AP Sports Writer | UGA


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