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A Day for Southern - GSU's annual fundraising campaign is today

Georgia Southern University's annual "A Day for Southern," scheduled for today, is always an important part of the institution's fundraising efforts. But in this year of state-mandated budget cuts and furloughs, the Statesboro/Bulloch County community's support of the university may be more vital than ever.

September 14, 2009 | Special to the Herald | Local


Police seek 3 in Saturday armed robbery

Statesboro Police are seeking information about three suspects in an armed robbery reported Saturday at Cambridge-at-Southern Apartments near the Georgia Southern University campus. A 19-year-old male victim told police three men entered his apartment and held him at gunpoint from 5:30 to 6:22 a.m., robbing him of a lap top computer, his wallet, and $800 cash.

September 14, 2009 | From staff reports | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Grape Stomping; Bulloch History Moment: Former presidents' visits

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September 14, 2009 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Second GSU president candidate to visit

A provost at the University of Arkansas-Little Rock will be the second of six finalists applying to become the 12th president of Georgia Southern University to visit the university campus when he comes to Statesboro this week.

September 14, 2009 | Special to the Herald | Local


Portal Elementary loves its parapros

Portal Elementary School Principal Paul Hudson loves his teaching staff. Part of the reason that they are so good, he says, is the school has a group of paraprofessionals that are simply superb.

September 14, 2009 | By ROGER ALLEN Special to the Herald | Local


China files WTO complaint on US tire tariffs

BEIJING - As Beijing launched a case Monday against new U.S. tariffs on Chinese tires, President Barack Obama defended the duties, saying trading agreements must be enforced in order for trading systems to work.

The conflict adds to a series of disputes over poultry, auto parts and other goods that have threatened to strain relations as Beijing and Washington cooperate on complex issues including the economic crisis and North Korea.

September 14, 2009 | By JOE McDONALD AP Business Writer | World


Obama touts Wall St. changes on Lehman anniversary

NEW YORK - President Barack Obama sternly warned Wall Street Monday against returning to the sort of reckless and unchecked behavior that threatened the U.S. with a second Great Depression like that of the 1930s.

Even as he noted the U.S. economy and financial system were pulling out of a downward spiral, Obama warned financial titans on the first anniversary of the Lehman Brothers collapse that they could not count on any more bailouts.

September 14, 2009 | By BEN FELLER Associated Press Writer | World


Showerheads may harbor bacteria dangerous to some

WASHINGTON - In what may be the scariest shower news since Alfred Hitchcock's "Psycho," a study says showerheads can harbor tiny bacteria that come spraying into your face when you wash.

People with normal immune systems have little to fear, but these microbes could be a concern for folks with cystic fibrosis or AIDS, people who are undergoing cancer treatment or those who have had a recent organ transplant.

September 14, 2009 | By RANDOLPH E. SCHMID AP Science Writer | World


Bin Laden calls Obama 'powerless' in Afghan war

CAIRO - Al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden described President Barack Obama as "powerless" to stop the war in Afghanistan and threatened to step up guerrilla warfare there in a new audiotape released to mark the anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks in the United States.

In the 11-minute tape, addressed to the American people, bin Laden said Obama is only following the warlike policies of his predecessor George W. Bush and Vice President Dick Cheney and he urged Americans to "liberate" themselves from the influence of "neo-conservatives and the Israeli lobby."

September 14, 2009 | By MAAMOUN YOUSSEF Associated Press Writer | World


Police Report - September 15

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. Statesboro Police Arrests.

September 14, 2009 | From staff reports | Crime Report


Tyler Perry has good opening with 'Bad'

LOS ANGELES - Being bad is good for Tyler Perry, whose latest movie, "I Can Do Bad All By Myself," opened at the top of the box office this weekend with more than $24 million.

September 13, 2009 | By CHRISTY LEMIRE AP Movie Critic | Local


Falcons ready to kick things off

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - The Atlanta Falcons traded experience for youth when they rebuilt their defense.And the young squad will be tested early.The Falcons play the Miami Dolphins in Sunday's season opener. The Dolphins, led by running backs Ronnie Brown and Ricky Williams, ranked 11th in the NFL in rushing last season. The Falcons, on the other hand, were 25th against the run."We are a very young defense," said coach Mike Smith. "We got significantly younger this year and we are going to be playing a lot of players that have three years or less in terms ...

September 13, 2009 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Tiger out in front heading to final round

LEMONT, Ill. - Tiger Woods started with a bogey. His best shot led to a par.It turned out to be his best round of the year.Getting better with every shot, Woods broke the course record at Cog Hill and blew away the field Saturday in the BMW Championship with a 9-under 62 that gave him a seven-shot lead."After I got past the first hole I was doing all right," Woods said. "It was one of those days that kind of built upon itself."Brandt Snedeker finished with four straight birdies for a 66 and will play with Woods ...

September 13, 2009 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Georgia squeaks past Gamecocks

ATHENS, Ga. - Rennie Curran broke up a fourth-down pass at the goal line with 22 seconds remaining, and No. 21 Georgia held off South Carolina 41-37 in a wild game Saturday night.The nearly four-hour contest wasn't decided until Curran, a linebacker, batted down Stephen Garcia's final throw on fourth-and-4 at the Georgia 7.The Bulldogs (1-1, 1-0 Southeastern Conference) avoided their first 0-2 start since 1996. South Carolina (1-1, 0-1) was hurt by a blocked extra point after its final touchdown, which prevented the Gamecocks from going for a tying field goal at the end.The goal-line ...

September 13, 2009 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Thousands of downtown DC protesters blast Obama

WASHINGTON - Tens of thousands of protesters fed up with government spending marched to the U.S. Capitol on Saturday, showing their disdain for the president's health care plan with slogans such as "Obamacare makes me sick" and "I'm not your ATM."

September 12, 2009 | By NAFEESA SYEED Associated Press Writer | World


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SEC teams rely on young QB's with varying results

The Southeastern Conference is filled with young quarterbacks this season, with many teams putting their offenses in the hands of freshmen or sophomores.

November 15, 2017 | KRISTIE RIEKEN Associated Press | Sports


Cowboys' Elliott drops appeal, will serve rest of suspension

FRISCO, Texas - Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott is ending his legal fight with five games remaining on a six-game suspension over alleged domestic violence.

November 15, 2017 | By SCHUYLER DIXON AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


'God is so good' says man freed after 5 decades in prison

BATON ROUGE, La. - A 65-year-old man who was arrested at 19 and sentenced to life without parole walked out of prison on Wednesday, saying "God ...

November 15, 2017 | By STACEY PLAISANCE Associated Press | Associated Press


Workers at Calif. school averted disaster

CORNING, Calif. - A tiny Northern California elementary school would have turned into a "bloodbath" if not for quick action by school workers who rushed small ...

November 15, 2017 | The Associated Press | Associated Press


Nov. 15 - Mr. Robert James Blanchette, age 61, passed away on Monday, November 13, 2017. Mr. Blanche

Mr. Robert James Blanchette

November 14, 2017 | | Jan Moore column


Allen leads No. 1 Duke over No. 2 Michigan State

CHICAGO - Forget about Marvin Bagley III and the rest of Duke's talented freshmen for a moment.

November 14, 2017 | By JAY COHEN AP Sports Writer | Sports


BA begins with a loss

The Bulloch Academy girl's basketball team opened the 2017-18 season Tuesday in the Lady Gator Classic, unfortunately it wasn't the kind of start ...

November 14, 2017 | By JOSH AUBREY jaubrey@statesboroherald.com | Prep Sports 360


Overreaction: Cowboys can't make playoffs without Zeke

No Zeke means no playoffs for the Dallas Cowboys.

November 14, 2017 | By ROB MAADDI AP Sports Writer | Sports


Police hunt serial killer in Tampa

TAMPA, Fla. - Police and federal agents with rifles checked car trunks, banged on doors and gathered forensic evidence in a Tampa neighborhood Tuesday as they ...

November 14, 2017 | By TAMARA LUSH Associated Press | Associated Press


Rise in teen suicide, social media linked

CHICAGO - An increase in suicide rates among U.S. teens occurred at the same time social media use surged and a new analysis suggests there ...

November 14, 2017 | By LINDSEY TANNER AP Medical Writer | Associated Press


Let R.J.’s Grill and Uncle Shug’s bake, smoke or fry your Thanksgiving turkey for you!

There is no better treat on Thanksgiving than a perfectly baked, fried or smoked turkey. Owner Stacy Underwood and his team at R.J.'s ...

November 14, 2017 | | Locally Owned


Nov. 14 - Mr. Ivan Thomas "Tommy" “Pop” Goodrich, 82, passed away Friday, November 10, 2017, at home

Mr. Ivan Thomas "Tommy" "Pop" Goodrich

November 13, 2017 | | Obituaries


Column: Vegas rolls dice and comes up a winner

LAS VEGAS (AP) - This was a sight no self-respecting bookie in this gambling town would have ever laid odds on seeing.

November 13, 2017 | By TIM DAHLBERG AP Sports Columnist | Sports


Southern bashes Bakersfield

Georgia Southern received some attention from the college basketball world when it upset Wake Forest on the road to begin its season last week.

November 13, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Collins to take over at BA

Bulloch Academy head coach Terence Hennessy was relieved of his duties as Bulloch Academy head coach Monday and has been replaced by Athletic Director and ...

November 13, 2017 | By JOSH AUBREY jaubrey@statesboroherald.com | Prep Sports 360


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