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New GSU residence hall a 'model for the future'

Advances in design and planning will make Georgia Southern University's new residence hall, Centennial Place, a model for the future, university leaders hope.

July 09, 2008 | Special to the Herald | Local


End of an era - Tommy David ends term as OTC Board Chair

After many years of involvement on the Ogeechee Technical College Board of Directors, F. Tommy David presided over his final Board meeting at the College June 18. In honor of David's departure from the Board, David's long-time friend, and freelance writer, Ric Mandes, spent some time as David reminisced about his passion for technical education and Ogeechee Tech. The story follows…

July 09, 2008 | By RIC MANDES Special to the Herald | Life


Pandas evacuated from earthquake area

BEIJING - Pandas living in earthquake-hit southwest China are facing a food shortage and some have been evacuated to temporary shelters because of the threat of landslides and other hazards, an official said Tuesday.

July 09, 2008 | By AUDRA ANG Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Officials: 15 militants killed in Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan - Coalition warplanes swooped down on militants withdrawing from a firefight with police into the mountains of eastern Afghanistan on Tuesday, killing 15 of them, officials said.

July 09, 2008 | By AMIR SHAH Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Pakistan: Sharif’s supporters protest court ruling

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Supporters of former Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif burned effigies Tuesday as they protested a court ruling that bars him from running in this week's parliamentary by-elections.

July 09, 2008 | By SADAQAT JAN Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Beijing gets ground-to-air defense

BEIJING - China has stationed a battery of ground-to-air missiles just 300 yards from a Beijing Olympic venue, the latest sign of tightening security with the games just 6 1/2 weeks away.

July 09, 2008 | By STEPHEN WADE Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Bush administration to leave Iraq oil deals alone

WASHINGTON - The Bush administration indicated Tuesday that it had no plans to interfere with negotiations between Iraq and several Western oil giants to boost crude production in that country, despite concerns by some Democrats that the deal could inflame anti-U.S. sentiments.

July 09, 2008 | By ANNE FLAHERTY Associated Press Writer | Washington


Housing rescue passes key test

WASHINGTON - A massive foreclosure rescue bill overwhelmingly cleared a key Senate test Tuesday, drawing broad support from Democrats and Republicans alike.

July 09, 2008 | By JULIE HIRSCHFELD DAVIS Associated Press Writer | Washington


Audit: Dems, liberals passed over for Justice jobs

WASHINGTON - A new audit concludes that rookie attorneys with Republican roots got interviewed for plum Justice Department jobs while their liberal-leaning counterparts got passed over.

July 09, 2008 | By LARA JAKES JORDAN Associated Press Writer | Washington


White House: Bush may skip South Korea visit

WASHINGTON - President Bush is traveling to Japan early next month for a summit of leading industrialized nations, but is skipping for now a widely expected stop in South Korea, the White House said Tuesday.

July 09, 2008 | The Associated Press | Washington


Myanmar: 84,500 died in cyclone

YANGON, Myanmar - Myanmar said Tuesday that 84,500 people perished in last month's cyclone, up from the last official announcement that 77,700 had died in the devastating storm.

July 09, 2008 | The Associated Press | Associated Press


Case against fake police officer upends Mo. town

GERALD, Mo. - Bill Jakob arrived in this small town with an offer to help police curb the community's methamphetamine problem.

July 09, 2008 | By ALAN SCHER ZAGIER Associated Press Writer | National


States turn down US abstinence education grants

WASHINGTON - Skeptical states are shoving aside millions of federal dollars for abstinence education, walking away from the program the Bush administration touts for slowing teen sexual activity.

July 09, 2008 | By KEVIN FREKING Associated Press Writer | National


Bridge 6/25

Malcolm Forbes said, "If you don't know what to do with many of the papers piled on your desk, stick a dozen colleagues' initials on 'em, and pass them along. When in doubt, route."

July 09, 2008 | By PHILLIP ALDER | Coffee Break


Astrograph 6/25

You're apt to feel strong, powerful desires to scale new heights as fresh ambitions are awakened in the year ahead. These inclinations can be satisfied if you are prepared to meet the competition with much more to offer.

July 09, 2008 | By BERNICE BEDE OSOL | Coffee Break


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Spring Fling at New Hope Methodist to honor Emma Kelly

New Hope United Methodist Church will hold a Spring Fling benefit Saturday from 11:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. The community is ...

May 17, 2016 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local




Bucs beat Braves

PITTSBURGH - Matt Joyce homered among his three hits and drove in three runs, Gregory Polanco had three hits and three runs scored, and Jon Niese ...

May 16, 2016 | By JOHN PERROTTO Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


In the Pits: Larson races clean at the expense of his 1st Cup win

It might be hard to believe that the ending of a low-level race three years ago had such a profound effect on Kyle Larson that ...

May 16, 2016 | By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer | NASCAR


Jason Day starting to draw comparisons with Tiger Woods

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. - Nothing is good enough for Jason Day.

May 16, 2016 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Lady Panthers win state golf title

May 16, 2016 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Prep Sports 360


Panther football coaching staff growing this season

May 16, 2016 | By HORACE HOLLOMAN hholloman@statesboroherald.com | Prep Sports 360


Blank says work on Falcons' new stadium is on schedule

ATLANTA - As he awaits word on Atlanta's bid for to host a Super Bowl,Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank said Monday construction of the ...

May 16, 2016 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Falcons


Loggerhead sea turtle nesting underway

SAVANNAH - Conservationists anticipate another strong year for nesting by rare sea turtles on the coasts of Georgia and the Carolinas after nest totals last year ...

May 16, 2016 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


Former GOP lawyer: Military acted properly on Benghazi

WASHINGTON - The U.S. military acted properly on the night of the deadly 2012 attacks in Benghazi, Libya, according to leaked testimony from a retired ...

May 16, 2016 | By MATTHEW DALY Associated Press | Associated Press


13 officers honored with Medal of Valor

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama called on the nation Monday to support and listen to its law enforcement officers as he bestowed the Medal of Valor ...

May 16, 2016 | By JOSH LEDERMAN Associated Press | Associated Press


Uncle Sam wants you to fight Zika!

MIAMI - The mosquitoes that can spread Zika are already buzzing among us. The United States government could use some help figuring out exactly where.

May 16, 2016 | By JENNIFER KAY Associated Press | Associated Press


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Mooney family sells Willingway to national group

After 45 years of local ownership, the Mooney family has announced the sale of Willingway Hospital to Summit BHC, a leading provider of addiction treatment ...

May 16, 2016 | | Local


Abigail Sneathen graduates Summa from Reinhardt University

Reinhardt University in Waleska, Ga., announced that Abigail Taylor Sneathen graduated Summa Cum Laude during graduation exercises May 6. Abi is a 2012 graduate of ...

May 16, 2016 | Special to the Herald | Local




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