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Grant to fund student exchange program

Students from Georgia Southern University now have an opportunity to trade places with students at Huazhong Normal University in Wuhan, China, for a semester.

March 27, 2007 | Special to the Herald | Local


GSU baseball falls short at CCU

CONWAY, S.C. – Georgia Southern fell behind early and could not catch up to No.17 Coastal Carolina, as they dropped a 6-2 decision in the finale of the Myrtle Beach Hyundai Isuzu Classic. The host Chanticleers (15-3 overall) swept through the weekend while the Eagles won 2-of-3.

March 26, 2007 | Georgia Southern AMR | Georgia Southern


Police report - March 11

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.

March 25, 2007 | Herald Staff reports | Crime Report


House bill boosts wages for water projects; White House threatens veto

WASHINGTON - Union construction workers would gain a hiring advantage for more projects under legislation the House passed Friday, the latest in a series of pro-labor measures by Democrats that President Bush has promised to veto.

March 24, 2007 | By JIM ABRAMS Associated Press Writer | Nation


Astrograph 3/10

Persons with whom you're most apt to be associating in the year ahead will brighten your path as the months progress with their sunny, positive outlook on life. The warmth will bathe you in ways that will get you to believe in yourself.

March 24, 2007 | By BERNICE BEDE OSOL | Coffee Break


Thinking of God

As with other newspapers, the Statesboro Herald periodically publishes the names of local students who've been named to their school's Honor Roll. Being added to that roll is quite an accomplishment, requiring hard, steady work from people of good character. It's an achievement for which students and parents alike can rightfully be proud. A popular bumper sticker tells the world, "My Child is an Honor Student at..." followed by the name of the educational institution. The value of honor rolls is readily seen in the inspirational pride it instills, along with the motivation and positive values it ...

March 24, 2007 | By LARRY SHEEHY | Lifestyles Columnists


Gingrich acknowledges affair during Clinton impeachment

WASHINGTON - Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich was having an extramarital affair even as he led the charge against President Clinton over the Monica Lewinsky affair, he acknowledged in an interview with a conservative Christian group.

March 24, 2007 | By BEN EVANS Associated Press Writer | Local


Dear Abby 3/10

DEAR ABBY: I have been married to my husband, "Rolly," for nine and a half years. I have just confirmed that he has been cheating on me - again! I had my suspicions and began checking his phone records. I love Rolly unconditionally.

March 24, 2007 | By ABIGAIL VAN BUREN | Coffee Break


Ask Dr. Gott 3/10

DEAR DR. GOTT: This might be a strange letter, but I'm looking for a doctor who might be able to help me with a medical problem dating back some eight or 10 years. My husband and I went to Tucson to visit one of our daughters. Toward the end of the first week, I started to get chills. That developed into shaking I couldn't control. Next, I ran a fever of 102.5 F and had to vomit. My daughter took me to a clinic nearby, and I was told I just had a bad case of the ...

March 24, 2007 | By DR. PETER GOTT | Coffee Break


The Answer Doc with Christopher Munger, M.D.

Note: Today begins a new health information column by Statesboro physician Christopher Munger. Look for the column to appear every other Sunday.

March 24, 2007 | By CHRISTOPHER MUNGER, M.D. | Lifestyles Columnists


Vintage suffrage: Women to judge wine in national competition

SANTA ROSA, Calif. - Women buy much of the wine purchased in the United States, and they make quite a bit of it too. But it's mostly male critics who proclaim what's prime and what's plonk.

March 24, 2007 | By MICHELLE LOCKE Associated Press Writer | Nation


FBI broke law in prying out Americans’ personal info, attorney general, FBI head say

WASHINGTON - The nation's top two law enforcement officials acknowledged Friday the FBI broke the law to secretly pry out personal information about Americans. They apologized and vowed to prevent further illegal intrusions.

March 24, 2007 | By LARA JAKES JORDAN Associated Press Writer | Nation


Bulloch History with Roger Allen

When Dwight D. Eisenhower became president of the United States, he knew exactly what he wanted to do: build an American version of the German Autobahn, which even the Allied armies were unable to put out of commission. He appointed two special committees to look into the many different facets of highway building. One, the Interagency Committee was composed of members of the Departments of Defense, Commerce and Treasury, along with officials from other agencies. The other was the Presidents Advisory Committee on National Highway Programs.

March 24, 2007 | By ROGER ALLEN | Lifestyles Columnists


NAACP urges Ga. to follow Virginia’s lead, apologize for slavery

ATLANTA - Black legislative leaders said Thursday they will introduce proposals asking Georgia to follow Virginia's lead and apologize for the state's role in slavery and segregation-era laws.

March 24, 2007 | By GREG BLUESTEIN | Local


Bridge 3/10

Temptation. Mae West would avoid it unless it was irresistible. Oscar Wilde could resist anything but. And George Bernard Shaw never resisted it, because bad things did not tempt him.

March 24, 2007 | By PHILLIP ALDER | Coffee Break


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Bulloch Academy Gators 'Striking Out Alzheimer's'

Students around the state are ready to get back to school, but 16 teams from around south Georgia are already on the softball diamond as Bulloch Academy hosted the first day of the third annual Miriam Burnette Memorial "Striking out Alzheimer's" tournament Wednesday on the grounds of Georgia Southern University.

July 30, 2014 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Prep Sports 360


With stars departed, QB questions starting to pile up

MONTGOMERY, Ala. - Quarterback battles and signal-caller questions abound in the Southeastern Conference going into preseason camps around the league.

July 30, 2014 | By JOHN ZENOR AP Sports Writer | Sports


Woods wants more Firestone memories

AKRON, Ohio - Tiger Woods finds out over the next two weeks if his season is over or just getting started.

July 30, 2014 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


US economy grew at strong 4 percent rate in spring

WASHINGTON - After a dismal winter, the U.S. economy sprang back to life in the April-June quarter, growing at a fast 4 percent annual rate on the strength of higher consumer and business spending.

July 30, 2014 | By MARTIN CRUTSINGER AP Economics Writer | Nation


Statesboro Christian Bookstore to close Saturday

Statesboro Christian Bookstore will close for the last time Saturday.

July 30, 2014 | From staff reports | Local


Braves lose 8-4 to streaking Dodgers

LOS ANGELES - Tommy La Stella put together his second straight three-hit game and fourth since making his major league debut in late May. Freddie Freeman broke out of his slump, too. Their offense just wasn't enough to keep Atlanta's winning streak going.

July 30, 2014 | By BETH HARRIS AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves




Matt Ryan teaching, adjusting to new faces on offense

FLOWERY BRANCH - Matt Ryan is expanding his leadership role to include teaching young players and other newcomers in his seventh training camp with the Falcons.

July 29, 2014 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Falcons


Woods faces 2 big weeks that shape rest of season

AKRON, Ohio - The landmark at Firestone Country Club is among the most popular in America, a massive water tower in the shape of a golf ball on a tee.

July 29, 2014 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Willoughby gets to work with Portal Panthers

PORTAL - No matter the expectations, the preseason preparations rarely change for the Portal Panthers.

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


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


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