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Long after Jim Crow, the South begins offering pardons for segregation-era offenses

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Lillie Mae Bradford is downright proud of her criminal record, but she wouldn't mind an official pardon.

June 01, 2007 | By LUCAS L. JOHNSON II Associated Press Writer | Nation


Braves drop series in D.C.

WASHINGTON - Perhaps all Felipe Lopez needed was a little rest.

June 01, 2007 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Sports Writer | Sports


GOP senator predicts federal prosecutors probe will lead to Gonzales' resignation

WASHINGTON - The top Republican on the Senate Judiciary Committee predicted Thursday that the probe of firings of federal prosecutors would lead to the resignation of Attorney General Alberto Gonzales.

June 01, 2007 | The Associated Press | Nation


Conviction upheld for Louisiana serial killer

BATON ROUGE, La. - A state appeal court has upheld one of two murder convictions against Derrick Todd Lee, who has been linked by DNA evidence to seven killings in south Louisiana.

June 01, 2007 | The Associated Press | Nation


Southern wildfires could burn for months before rain snuffs them

FOLKSTON, Ga. - Mark Ruggiero has 400 firefighters, 56 engines, 49 bulldozers and nine helicopters under his command. And that still won't be enough to snuff out the wildfires that have shrouded the Okefenokee Swamp in smoke and flame for the past month.

June 01, 2007 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press Writer | Nation


Eagles can't get by WCU

CULLOWHEE, N.C. – Jeremiah Parker hit a ninth inning home run but that would be the only offense for Georgia Southern as the Eagles dropped a 4-1 decision Friday night at Western Carolina. The Eagles (32-25 overall, 12-13 Southern Conference) dropped their seventh SoCon opener in the nine league series.

June 01, 2007 | Georgia Southern AMR | Georgia Southern


Police Report - May 18

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.

June 01, 2007 | From staff reports | Crime Report


Bridge 5/18

Alfred Hitchcock said, "This paperback is very interesting, but I find it will never replace a hardcover book -- it makes a very poor doorstop."

June 01, 2007 | By PHILLIP ALDER | Coffee Break


With raids and stricter laws, illegal immigrants arrange for someone to watch the kids

CALHOUN, Ga. - Increasingly fearful of getting swept up in a government raid, some illegal immigrants in this Georgia carpet-mill town and around the country are drawing up legal instructions designating someone to take care of their children if the parents are jailed or deported.

May 31, 2007 | By GIOVANNA DELL’ORTO Associated Press Writer | Nation


Rev. Jerry Falwell said weeks before his passing that he was at peace with death

LYNCHBURG, Va. - Spiritually, the Rev. Jerry Falwell seemed prepared for his passing.

May 31, 2007 | By KRISTEN GELINEAU Associated Press Writer | Nation


Senate Democrats fail in bid to cut off funding for Iraq war but gain some supporters

WASHINGTON - Anti-war Democrats in the Senate failed in an attempt to cut off funds for the Iraq war on Wednesday, a lopsided bipartisan vote that masked growing impatience within both political parties over President Bush's handling of the four-year conflict.

May 31, 2007 | By DAVID ESPO AP Special Correspondent | Nation


Vick to undergo further investigation

May 31, 2007 | The Associated Press | Sports


Braves sale completed

May 31, 2007 | By RONALD BLUM AP Baseball Writer | Sports


Nats handle Davies, Braves

May 31, 2007 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Sports Writer | Sports


Earnhardt docked 100 points

May 31, 2007 | The Associated Press | Sports


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Eagles back in action

For the first spring football scrimmage in full pads, the stat that stood out the most was the lack of flags.

April 05, 2014 | By MATT YOGUS myogus@statesboroherald.com | Georgia Southern


GSU sweeps doubleheader, series from Citadel

CHARLESTON, S.C. - The Georgia Southern Eagles won both games of Saturday's doubleheader over The Citadel Bulldogs.

April 05, 2014 | Georgia Southern AMR | Georgia Southern


Wildcats' Fitzgerald urges 'no' vote on union

EVANSTON, Ill. - Northwestern football coach Pat Fitzgerald sided with his university against the formation of a players union in his first public comments Saturday, repeating what he already told his team: "I believe it's in their best interests to vote no."

April 05, 2014 | By JIM LITKE AP Sports Writer | Sports


Stewart edges Keselowski for pole at Texas

FORT WORTH, Texas - Tony Stewart knocked Brad Keselowski from the pole as qualifying ended Saturday at Texas Motor Speedway.

April 05, 2014 | By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer | NASCAR - AP


Kuchar takes 4-shot lead at Houston Open

HUMBLE, Texas - Matt Kuchar didn't have the result he had hoped for while playing in the final pairing at last week's Texas Open.

April 05, 2014 | By KURT VOIGT AP Sports Writer | Sports


Chinese ship reports 'pulse' signal, possibly from plane

PERTH, Australia - Malaysia vowed Saturday that it would not give up trying to find the missing jetliner and said a multinational investigation team would to try to solve the aviation mystery, as a Chinese ship involved in the search reported hearing a "pulse signal" in Indian Ocean waters.

April 05, 2014 | By EILEEN NG & NICK PERRY Associated Press | World


Samsung adding anti-theft solutions to smartphones

SAN FRANCISCO - Samsung Electronics will add two safeguards to its latest smartphone in an effort to deter rampant theft of the mobile devices nationwide, the company said Friday.

April 05, 2014 | By TERRY COLLINS Associated Press | World


NYC police: Car flips into Queens creek, killing 4

NEW YORK - A car heading down a darkened dead-end street in a desolate industrial area hit a curb and flipped into a creek, killing four passengers, police said Saturday.

April 05, 2014 | Associated Press | World




The Citadel blows 4 run lead, Eagles win

CHARLESTON, S.C. - The Georgia Southern Eagles rallied from a four-run deficit to take the series opener from The Citadel Bulldogs 7-4 at Joe Riley Park.

April 04, 2014 | Georgia Southern AMR | Georgia Southern


Statesboro holds off Raiders on Senior Night

The Statesboro boys soccer team continued its charge toward the postseason, posting a 4-2 victory over Savannah Christian Friday night at Womack Field.

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


Eagles hosting 1st football scrimmage

▲ The scrimmage will begin with special teams drills.

April 04, 2014 | From staff reports | Georgia Southern


Ms. Perfect

There are only 10 pitchers in the history of NCAA softball with more career perfect games than Georgia Southern's Sarah Purvis.

April 04, 2014 | By MATT YOGUS myogus@statesboroherald.com | Georgia Southern


Bulloch shocks JMA

Bulloch Academy scored five runs with two outs in the fifth to upset John Milledge Academy 5-4 in GISA Region 4-AAA action Friday at Gator Alley.

April 04, 2014 | By RAHN HUTCHESON Special to the Herald | Prep Sports 360


Replay helps Braves top Washington 2-1

WASHINGTON - Atlanta Braves left fielder Justin Upton saw the baseball nestle underneath some green wall padding and initially, instead of trying to make a play, threw his arms up and waited for a call from the umpires.

April 04, 2014 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves - AP


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