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Sudanese government opens Darfur peace talks with cease-fire declaration

SIRTE, Libya - The Sudanese government committed to an immediate cease-fire in Darfur at the opening of peace talks on Saturday, but the expected announcement was not met by similar pledges from rebels, who largely boycotted the U.N.-brokered negotiations.

November 11, 2007 | By ALFRED de MONTESQUIOU Associated Press Writer | Nation


Iraqi women face disapproving family and safety fears serving as police officers in Ramadi

RAMADI, Iraq - The women received their first paychecks a few weeks ago - about $500 for a month's work as police officers. They paid rent, bought food, wiped out debts. But the seemingly simple transaction has left at least one woman in fear for her life, another threatened with divorce.

November 11, 2007 | By KIM CURTIS Associated Press Writer | Nation


Boy accused of plotting school admits illegally stockpiling guns

NORRISTOWN, Pa. - A 14-year-old boy accused of plotting a Columbine-style attack on a suburban Philadelphia high school admitted in court Friday that he illegally stockpiled weapons.

November 10, 2007 | By MARYCLAIRE DALE Associated Press Writer | Nation


Bush scolds Democrats for second children’s health bill, urges Congress to pass spending bills

WASHINGTON - President Bush accused Democratic lawmakers on Friday of wasting time by passing legislation to expand children's health coverage, knowing that he would veto it again. At the same time, he criticized Congress for failing to approve spending bills to keep the government running.

November 10, 2007 | By DAVID ESPO AP Special Correspondent | Nation


Early voting for Statesboro city elections continues

During the second day of early voting for the Statesboro City Council, 216 individuals came out to cast their ballots - up from the 180 cast on day one. City Election Superintendent Judy McCorkle said there was a steady flow of voters all day.

November 10, 2007 | From Staff Reports | 2007 Statesboro City Council Election


Fire evacuees leave San Diego stadium, head home to heartbreaking scenes

SAN DIEGO - The football stadium where thousands of displaced residents sought refuge is closing as an evacuation center, symbolic progress against wildfires menacing Southern California.

November 10, 2007 | By ALLISON HOFFMAN Associated Press Writer | Nation


GSU Dean of Students: 'They really just want their voice to be heard'

Many Georgia Southern students feel disenfranchised and isolated from the Statesboro community, according to several students at the university.

November 10, 2007 | By WHITNEY SKEETERS Herald Intern | 2007 Statesboro City Council Election


Ga. high court orders release of young man sentenced for oral sex

ATLANTA - Georgia's Supreme Court on Friday ordered the release of a young man who has been imprisoned for more than two years for having consensual oral sex with another teenager.

November 10, 2007 | By DANIEL YEE Associated Press Writer | Nation


Trinity, Jackson shutdown BA

The hype surrounding Trinity Christian School senior tailback Colby Jackson is all true.

November 10, 2007 | By RAHN HUTCHESON Special to the Herald | Sports


Screven runs all over Metter

METTER - The Screven County Gamecocks were riding high heading into their Friday night matchup with Metter. Locked up in a three way tie atop the Region 3-AA standings, SCHS made the most of its night. Travis Coles and the potent Screven rushing attack racked up 408 yards on the ground, running the Tigers off the field by the score of 48-7

November 10, 2007 | By MIKE ANTHONY Herald Correspondent | Sports


On the issues: District 5 candidates speak

On the issues:

November 10, 2007 | | 2007 Statesboro City Council Election


Astrograph 10/26

Conditions could be more favorable than usual where your work or career is concerned in the year ahead. More than a few breaks and opportunities may come your way from some unexpected sources.

November 10, 2007 | By BERNICE BEDE OSOL | Coffee Break


Bulloch Academy vs. Trinity Christian video highlights - Presented by Farmers and Merchants Bank

GISA - #4 Bulloch Academy vs. #2 Trinity Christian

November 10, 2007 | VINCE JOHNSON | Prep football game highlights


Police Report - October 27

(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.)

November 10, 2007 | From Staff Reports | Crime Report


Blowout, then nail-biter for Sox

BOSTON - First a blowout, then a nail-biter. October ace Curt Schilling and Boston's stingy bullpen figured out another way to stop Colorado.

November 10, 2007 | By MIKE FITZPATRICK AP Baseball Writer | Sports


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Gurley goes wild

ATHENS - Todd Gurley shook off a couple of defenders in the backfield, built up speed down the sideline, and saw another would-be tackler in his path.

September 27, 2014 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | UGA


Europe leads 10-6, closes in on another Ryder Cup

GLENEAGLES, Scotland - Justin Rose swept that magical putter into the air before his ball even reached the hole, and he punched his right fist when it dropped for a birdie. Just like at Medinah, the final match in the Ryder Cup on Saturday gave Europe another big boost of momentum going into the last round.

September 27, 2014 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Upton brothers go yard in win

PHILADELPHIA - Brothers B.J. and Justin Upton each homered and the Atlanta Braves held on for a 4-2 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Saturday night.

September 27, 2014 | By AARON BRACY Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Kurt Busch has Sprint Chase hopes on line in 500th start

DOVER, Del. - Kurt Busch looked around and saw NASCAR's biggest stars crowding his car. Dale Earnhardt, Bobby Labonte, Dale Jarrett all zooming past Busch and giving the rookie driver a reality check - his racing heroes from TV were now his toughest competitors on the track.

September 27, 2014 | By DAN GELSTON AP Sports Writer | NASCAR


Falcons unleashing Julio Jones

FLOWERY BRANCH - These days, the game looks so much slower to Julio Jones.

September 27, 2014 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Falcons


Woman, 75, dies after church van is struck in Bulloch County

An elderly woman was killed Friday evening when a man ran a stop sign and crashed into the church van in which she was riding, according to Georgia State Patrol Senior Trooper Brian Scott.

September 27, 2014 | From staff reports | Local


Defending champs shut down Bulloch Academy Gators

PERRY - It was a David vs. Goliath storyline Friday night as Bulloch Academy marched into Marvin Arrington Stadium to face The Westfield School.

September 26, 2014 | By RAHN HUTCHESON Special to the Herald | Prep Sports 360


Hawks, civil rights leaders vow to work together

ATLANTA - The Atlanta Hawks and city civil rights leaders said Friday's meeting between the team's CEO and the group was "extremely productive."

September 26, 2014 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


No. 12 Georgia hoping for smoother test vs. Vols

ATHENS - No. 12 Georgia begins a stretch of seven straight Southeastern Conference games with a team that seemed to take all the steam out of the Bulldogs a year ago.

September 26, 2014 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | UGA


Blue Devils upended by Brunswick

Friday night featured the 50th anniversary of Statesboro's 'homeless' 1964 squad finally making its first appearance on Womack Field.

September 26, 2014 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Prep Sports 360


Phillies edge Braves, 5-4

PHILADELPHIA - Jonathan Papelbon made his first appearance in Philadelphia since he made a lewd gesture as he left the field, closing out the Phillies' 5-4 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Friday night with a scoreless ninth inning.

September 26, 2014 | By AARON BRACY Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Local Roundup: Screven wins defensive battle

LOUISVILLE - The Screven County Gamecocks were shut out for three quarters, but scored twice in the fourth quarter and escaped with a 12-7 win over Jefferson County in the region opener for both teams.

September 26, 2014 | From staff reports | Prep Sports 360


Europe leads Ryder Cup after first round

GLENEAGLES, Scotland - The start of this Ryder Cup was a lot like how the last one ended.

September 26, 2014 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Tony Stewart comforted by support of NASCAR family

DOVER, Del. - Tony Stewart's walk back to his motorhome was halted by a pair of old friends. Two longtime NASCAR participants stopped Stewart not far from his car for a lengthy chat in the Dover garage.

September 26, 2014 | By DAN GELSTON AP Sports Writer | NASCAR


With rap star Ludacris, Georgia gov. taps unlikely partner

RIVERDALE, Ga. - A campaign event without political chatter seems about as likely as Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal and rapper Ludacris sharing a stage.

September 26, 2014 | By KATHLEEN FOODY Associated Press | Local


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