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Defense and DHS can’t pass audits, aren’t meeting basic accounting

Ten years after Congress ordered federal agencies to have outside auditors review their books, neither the Defense Department nor the newer Department of Homeland Security has met even basic accounting requirements, leaving them vulnerable to waste, fraud and abuse.

September 29, 2007 | By MARTHA MENDOZA AP National Writer | Nation


O.J. Simpson named suspect in casino break-in; he says he ran ’sting’ to get his property back

LAS VEGAS - Investigators questioned O.J. Simpson and named him a suspect Friday in a confrontation at a casino hotel room involving sports memorabilia. The former football star said he went to the room to retrieve property he said was stolen from him but denied breaking in.

September 29, 2007 | By KATHLEEN HENNESSEY and LINDA DEUTSCH Associated Press Writers | Nation


Humberto knocks out power, dumps heavy rain in Texas, Louisiana before aiming at Mississippi

HIGH ISLAND, Texas - Some residents of Texas and Louisiana fired up generators to cut through the darkness after Hurricane Humberto sneaked up on the Gulf Coast, knocking out power to thousands and flooding streets before fizzling into a tropical depression.

September 29, 2007 | By JUAN A. LOZANO Associated Press Writer | Nation


SHS sets up plan for football parking

Statesboro High opens its home football schedule tonight when the Blue Devils play Glynn Academy at Womack Field. The game begins at 7:30 p.m. and parking will be a little different for the thousands of fans expected to attend.

September 28, 2007 | Special to the Herald | Nation


Letter - Segment reveals NPR has political goals

Editor:

September 28, 2007 | | Letters To The Editor


Off 9-3 season, Chants hope for continued success

Coastal Carolina coach David Bennett may have found what he was looking for last week when his team rallied late to beat Winston Salem State.

September 28, 2007 | By MIKE BROWN Herald Correspondent | Georgia Southern


Police Report - September 14

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.

September 28, 2007 | From Staff Reports | Crime Report


Letter - Random thoughts on big local issues

Editor:

September 28, 2007 | | Letters To The Editor


Astrograph 9/14

In the year ahead, your philosophical outlook and attitude is likely to be greatly strengthened through a number of personal experiences that may be different from previous observations. Your stature will be elevated by these encounters.

September 28, 2007 | By BERNICE BEDE OSOL | Coffee Break


Ask Dr. Gott 9/14

DEAR DR. GOTT: Just recently was the fourth anniversary of a life-altering occurrence in our family. A recent column of yours prompted me to write to you in the hope that someone else can be spared the pain we went through because it was missed early on.

September 28, 2007 | By DR. PETER GOTT | Coffee Break


Dear Abby 9/14

DEAR ABBY: My 23-year-old daughter, "Kimberly," is driving me nuts. She's a college grad, a teacher and cheerleading coach, and she still lives at home. She says she can't afford to move out due to lack of money, yet she shops constantly - and I don't mean shopping at discount stores. Kimberly has to have the finest car, clothing, etc. Her credit cards are maxed out. She also has a black lab mix that is destroying my back yard. She spends no time with him.

September 28, 2007 | By ABIGAIL VAN BUREN | Coffee Break


Bush rejects calls to end the war but says he wants gradual US troop withdrawals from Iraq

WASHINGTON - Rejecting calls to leave Iraq, President Bush on Thursday approved gradual U.S. troop reductions from their highest level of the war and said more can return home as progress is made. At the same time he said Iraq needs ''an enduring relationship with America.''

September 28, 2007 | By TERENCE HUNT AP White House Correspondent | Nation


5 years after winning record Powerball game, W. Virginia man reflects on jackpot

MOUNT HOPE, W.Va. - In his darkest moments, Jack Whittaker has sometimes wondered if winning the nearly $315 million Powerball game was really worth it.

September 28, 2007 | By SHAYA TAYEFE MOHAJER Associated Press Writer | Nation


Salmon spawn baby trout, in experiment aimed at new way to preserve endangered fish

WASHINGTON - Papa salmon plus mama salmon equals ... baby trout?

September 28, 2007 | By LAURAN NEERGAARD Associated Press Writer | Nation


Powerful Indonesian earthquakes trigger tsunami, but quirk of nature sends worst out to sea

PADANG, Indonesia - The ground shook so hard Yulinar had to grab a table to steady herself. Minutes later, she heard a warning crackling over the speakers of the neighborhood mosque - a tsunami could crash into her fishing village on Indonesia's Sumatra island at any minute.

September 28, 2007 | By ANTHONY DEUTSCH Associated Press Writer | Nation


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Column: NCAA may not be bumbling idiots after all

Two down, one big one to go.

July 29, 2014 | By TIM DAHLBERG AP Sports Columnist | Sports


Unaccompanied youths enroll in Dalton schools

DALTON - The challenges presented by an influx of unaccompanied children and youths from Central America streaming across the southern border into the United States have reached Dalton.

July 29, 2014 | By JEFF HARRISON The (Dalton) Daily Citizen | Local


Girl struck by plane on Florida beach dies

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - A 9-year-old girl who was struck by a plane that crash-landed on a beach while she vacationed with her family has died from her injuries, law enforcement officials in Florida said Tuesday.

July 29, 2014 | By TAMARA LUSH Associated Press | Local


Outdoor Life: Fishing - don't get hooked

If I ever write a book I'll call it "Truths, Half Truths and Downright Lies," mainly because I can't remember which category all my little adventures fall under.

July 29, 2014 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON dar8589@bellsouth.net | Sports


Family escapes burning Claxton home

A family of seven escaped a fire early Monday morning caused by food left cooking, Evans County Fire Chief Andy Sikes said.

July 29, 2014 | From staff reports | Local


Willingway appoints new medical director

Dr. Shawn Williams has been named the medical director of Willingway, the addiction recovery center announced Tuesday.

July 29, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Local


Keel: Georgia Southern will double-match REACH Scholarship for eligible students

Georgia Southern University President Dr. Brooks A. Keel recently announced that the university will double-match funds for the needs-based Realizing Educational Achievement Can Happen, or REACH, Scholarship program.

July 29, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Local


Metter police seek robbery suspect

Metter police seek the public's help in identifying a man they say robbed a hotel Sunday afternoon near Interstate 16.

July 29, 2014 | From staff reports | Local


Statesboro man, 21, charged with molesting girl, 14

A 21-year-old Statesboro man has been arrested on charges he had a sexual relationship with a 14-year-old girl, and the teen also faces charges, according to the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office.

July 29, 2014 | From staff reports | Local


Statesboro begins reloading

Putting answers next to preseason question marks and replacing departed seniors is an annual exercise for high school football teams everywhere.

July 29, 2014 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Prep Sports 360


July 29 - Arthur Jack Burnsed Sr., age 62, died Saturday, July 26, 2014.

Arthur Jack Burnsed Sr.

July 28, 2014 | | Obituaries


Jeter 7th on MLB hits list in final Texas series

ARLINGTON, Texas - Derek Jeter remembers the playoff games in Texas - the good and the bad. Now the Yankees captain has another milestone to go with them there.

July 28, 2014 | The Associated Press | Sports


Former Georgia runner dies in car accident

CORDELE - Former University of Georgia 400-meter standout Torrin Lawrence died Monday morning in a car accident as he made his way home to Jacksonville, Florida. He was 25.

July 28, 2014 | The Associated Press | UGA


US fuming over Israeli criticism of Kerry

WASHINGTON - The Obama administration pushed back strongly Monday at a torrent of Israeli criticism over Secretary of State John Kerry's latest bid to secure a cease-fire with Hamas, accusing some in Israel of launching a "misinformation campaign" against the top American diplomat.

July 28, 2014 | By MATTHEW LEE and JULIE PACE Associated Press | Nation


Santana, Gattis blow away San Diego Padres

ATLANTA - Ervin Santana knew in the very first inning his slider would be tough to hit.

July 28, 2014 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


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