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Lady Eagles win opener

BOILING SPRINGS, N.C. - The Georgia Southern women's soccer team opened the season with a 2-0 victory over Gardner-Webb Saturday.

September 07, 2008 | From staff and wire reports | Sports


Russia aims to keep control of Georgian port city

POTI, Georgi - Thousands of Georgians demanded that Russian troops leave the outskirts of this strategic Black Sea port on Saturday and took to the streets in protest, while a top Russian general said his country's forces would keep patrolling the area.

September 07, 2008 | By BELA SZANDELSZKY Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Small plane crash near Moab, Utah, kills 10

MOAB, Utah - A small plane crashed and burned shortly after takeoff, killing everyone on board, including the pilot and nine people who had spent the day working at a skin cancer clinic in remote community.

September 07, 2008 | By PAUL FOY Associated Press Writer | National


BACK TO SCHOOL: Schools separate ninth-graders

SAN ANTONIO - Ninth grade, often the first year of high school, is a critical time when many students sink or swim while coping with new academic responsibilities and learning the oh-so-important social hierarchy.

September 07, 2008 | By ELIZABETH WHITE Associated Press Writer | National


Brooklyn commemorates battle America lost

NEW YORK - It was the dog days of August when the British launched a massive attack to smash the rebellion spreading through the colonies. Landing from ships on the Brooklyn shore, 15,000 redcoats and Hessian mercenaries outflanked and then routed Gen. George Washington's amateur army in what would be the biggest battle of the American Revolution.

September 07, 2008 | By RICHARD PYLE Associated Press Writer | National


Man, pregnant girlfriend charged in Md. standoff

BALTIMORE - A man who held police at bay during a two-day Maryland motel standoff and his pregnant girlfriend, who claimed to be his hostage, both face charges, state police said Saturday.

September 07, 2008 | By CHRISSIE THOMPSON Associated Press Writer | National


Clashing views of MIT grad suspected of terrorism

NEW YORK - To supporters, Aafia Siddiqui is a devout Muslim, a scholar educated at MIT and Brandeis, who fled to Pakistan after 9/11 because of anti-Muslim sentiment.

September 07, 2008 | By LARRY NEUMEISTER Associated Press Writer | National


Rights group: 78 Afghans killed; US to investigate

KABUL, Afghanista - Scores of Afghan civilians who had gathered in a small village for the memorial ceremony of a militia commander were killed when U.S. and Afghan soldiers launched an attack in the middle of the night, officials and villagers said Saturday.

September 07, 2008 | By JASON STRAZIUSO and RAHIM FAIEZ Associated Press Writers | Associated Press


Will Canada’s oil boom be an environmental bust?

FORT MCMURRAY, Alberta - The largest dump truck in the world is parked under a massive mechanical shovel waiting to transport 400 tons of oily sand at an open pit mine in the northern reaches of Alberta.

September 07, 2008 | By ROB GILLIES Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Tropical Storm not done yet, threatens Gulf cities

APALACHICOLA, Fla. - Fay just won't quit.

September 07, 2008 | By BILL KACZOR Associated Press Writer | National


Iraqi prime minister: No arms in hands of militias

BAGHDAD - Iraq's government is grateful to U.S.-allied Sunni fighters but won't allow them to keep their weapons indefinitely, the prime minister said Saturday, hinting at a more intense crackdown on the Sunni groups.

September 07, 2008 | By SAMEER N. YACOUB Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Two arrested in Boro on drug charges

A search by Statesboro Police Department Crime Suppression Unit agents netted two arrests Friday after executing a search warrant at a Stambuk Lane apartment.

September 06, 2008 | From Staff Reports | Local


Police Report - August 23

(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 06, 2008 | From Staff Reports | Crime Report


BA over PA in final scrimmage of preseason

SPARTA - Bulloch Academy scored on its first two possessions and stood firm on defense as the Gators beat Piedmont Academy 16-8 in the annual John Hancock Kickoff Classic Thursday.

September 06, 2008 | By RAHN HUTCHESON Special to the Herald | Sports


Battle in the Boro postponed

The 2008 Battle in the Boro softball tournament, scheduled to take place this weekend, has been postponed due to inclement weather.

September 06, 2008 | From staff reports | Sports


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Falcons look for better result in second meeting with Seahawks

ATLANTA - As with any rematch, there are certainly things that both teams learned about each other the first time around.

January 13, 2017 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Falcons


Panthers tamed

The Portal boys couldn't finish the season sweep against Woodville-Tompkins Friday night, falling to the Grizzlies 50-38 at home.

January 13, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY cstanley@statesboroherald.com | Prep Sports 360


Surge in traffic deaths outpaces increase in travel

WASHINGTON - Traffic deaths surged about 8 percent in the first nine months of last year, continuing an alarming upward spiral that may be partially explained ...

January 13, 2017 | By JOAN LOWY Associated Press | Associated Press


Jan. 13 - Casaundra Dawn Letsinger Godbee, age 36, died Sunday, January 8, 2017, at her residence.

Casaundra Dawn Letsinger Godbee

January 12, 2017 | | Obituaries


Lawmaker: Let Georgia voters decide growing of medical pot

ATLANTA - Voters would decide whether to legalize the growth and distribution of marijuana in Georgia for medical use under a proposal introduced Thursday in the ...

January 12, 2017 | The Associated Press | Local




Statesboro heads to state eyes-wide, hearts full

Statesboro wrestling is not an old program nor a traditionally successful one, making this season a special sort of anomaly.

January 11, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Prep Sports 360


Bruce Arena aims for quick start to save US' World Cup hopes

CARSON, Calif. (AP) - Bruce Arena realizes he has very little time to get back into his groove with the U.S. national team. After all ...

January 11, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Cowboys' Elliott tops college playoff vets in NFL postseason

FRISCO, Texas - Ezekiel Elliott was in the original group of college players to go through something resembling the NFL playoffs when Ohio State won the ...

January 11, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Local Scottish Heritage Society to hold annual Burns Supper

The Scottish Heritage Society of Southeast Georgia will hold its 14th annual Robert Burns Supper to commemorate the 258th birthday of Scotland's famous poet.

January 11, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


'Best new franchise' keeps on growing

A Tuesday afternoon press conference at The Clubhouse brought about the word that Ben Freakley would no longer be the head coach of Tormenta FC.

January 11, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Milgarese named new Tormenta coach

It's so rare in the realm of sports that a brand new franchise can just pop up in year one and find success on ...

January 11, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY cstanley@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Regents approve Georgia Southern-Armstrong merger

ATLANTA - The Board of Regents has approved a new round of consolidations affecting four universities in southern Georgia.

January 11, 2017 | From Staff Reports | Local


Tony Kishman headlines Rockin' Out Alzheimer's Jan. 28 at the PAC

Chandler Dennard and Darron Burnette attend the Heritage Golf Tournament each year. But a few years ago, they came away with much more than an ...

January 11, 2017 | By ANGYE MORRISON | Local




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