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More than ’Shaft’: Hayes was goldmine of influence

With its riveting orchestration, definitive guitar play and signature sensual baritone vocals, Isaac Hayes' theme song for the 1971 movie ''Shaft'' not only became one of pop music's iconic songs, but also the defining work of Hayes' career.

August 26, 2008 | By NEKESA MUMBI MOODY AP Music Writer | National


US will not take NKorea off terror list — yet

WASHINGTON - The United States said Monday it would not remove North Korea from a terror blacklist until Kim Jong Il's government has agreed to a plan to allow international inspectors to verify an accounting of its nuclear programs.

August 26, 2008 | By FOSTER KLUG Associated Press Writer | Washington


Death penalty to be sought in NC student slaying

HILLSBOROUGH, N.C. - Prosecutors said Monday they plan to seek the death penalty against a man charged in the kidnapping and fatal shooting of University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill student body president Eve Carson.

August 26, 2008 | By MARLON A. WALKER Associated Press Writer | National


Rape allegations force Afghan gov’t crackdown

KABUL, Afghanistan - Ali Khan braved death threats and public scorn to out the powerful men he accuses of gang-raping his 12-year-old niece.

August 26, 2008 | By HEIDI VOGT Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Deputy hurt, suspect dead in Ga. standoff

LULA, Ga. - A suspect was shot to death and a sheriff's deputy was injured after an hour-long standoff near an elementary school in north Georgia Monday, authorities said.

August 26, 2008 | By JUANITA COUSINS Associated Press Writer | National


Jordan’s king visits Iraq, urges Arabs to support

BAGHDAD - Jordan's King Abdullah II held talks Monday with Iraq's prime minister after coming to Baghdad on an unannounced visit, the first by an Arab head of state since the U.S.-led invasion toppled Saddam Hussein in 2003.

August 26, 2008 | By QASSIM ABDUL-ZAHRA Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Md. woman sues state for right to massage horses

DAMASCUS, Md. - Mercedes Clemens is certified to massage humans, but she claims the state of Maryland is keeping her from her first love: Massaging horses.

August 26, 2008 | By NAFEESA SYEED Associated Press Writer | National


Influx brings Brazilian ‘bounce’ to NYC suburb

MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. - Police Commissioner David Chong has made a new addition to the department's wish-list: a Portuguese-speaking officer.

August 26, 2008 | By JIM FITZGERALD Associated Press Writer | National


Retrial begins in Ohio microwave baby-death case

DAYTON, Ohio - Jury selection began Monday for the retrial of a woman accused of killing her month-old daughter by burning her in a microwave oven.

August 26, 2008 | By JAMES HANNAH Associated Press Writer | National


Russia opens 2nd front in Georgia, seizing towns

GORI, Georgia - Russian armored vehicles rolled deep into western Georgia on Monday, quickly seizing several towns and a military base and slicing open a damaging second front in Russia's battle with Georgia. Other Russian forces captured the key central city of Gori.

August 26, 2008 | By DAVID NOWAK Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Police Report - August 12

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.

August 26, 2008 | | Crime Report


Fatal shooting by police sparks Montreal riot

MONTREAL- Rioting broke out late Sunday in a Montreal neighborhood where a young man was shot to death by police over the weekend. A police officer was shot in the leg, stores were looted and firefighters were pelted with beer bottles.

August 26, 2008 | The Associated Press | Associated Press


Hartford imposes emergency curfew after shootings

HARTFORD, Conn. - Hartford officials said Monday that they will impose a 30-day citywide curfew on everyone under 18 in response to recent violence, including a shooting over the weekend that left one teen dead and six young people wounded.

August 26, 2008 | By SUSAN HAIGH Associated Press Writer | National


Mourners pray at Texas bus crash site

SHERMAN, Texas - Like others returning from a religious festival in Missouri, Hoang Vu stopped at the spot where a charter bus carrying fellow Vietnamese Catholics on the pilgrimage had crashed and killed 17 people.

August 26, 2008 | By ANDRE COE Associated Press Writer | National


Clinton to headline second night of convention

HONOLULU - Hillary Rodham Clinton will headline her own night at the Democratic National Convention, Barack Obama's campaign announced Sunday in a nod to her strong second-place showing in the party's presidential primary.

August 26, 2008 | By NEDRA PICKLER Associated Press Writer | Campaign 2008


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Euro '16 reacts to Brexit

PARIS - Britain's momentous decision to leave the European Union was the talk of soccer's European Championship on Friday, with one leading Italian player ...

June 24, 2016 | By ROB HARRIS AP Global Soccer Writer | Sports


Coastal Courier reporter embedded with 3rd ID on exercises in Europe, Africa

Click here to read first-hand accounts here

June 24, 2016 | | Local




Braves continue to get best of Mets

ATLANTA - Adonis Garcia hit a go-ahead, two-run homer off Addison Reed in the eighth inning and the Atlanta Braves beat the New York Mets for ...

June 23, 2016 | By GEORGE HENRY AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Tormenta comes through in the clutch

June 23, 2016 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Marsh to join Georgia Board of Regents

A source close to the Georgia Board of Regents has confirmed that Statesboro attorney Laura Taulbee Marsh will be appointed to the board. That announcement ...

June 23, 2016 | From staff reports | Local




Walk to End Alzheimer’s event tonight

The Alzheimer's Association invites residents to help reclaim the future for millions by participating in the Alzheimer's Association's Walk to End Alzheimer ...

June 22, 2016 | Special to the Herald | Local


Play opens Thursday night at Whitaker Theater

The summer stock season for the Averitt Center for the Arts opens Thursday night with the satirical play "Red, White, and Tuna." Performances are set ...

June 22, 2016 | | Local


5 killed in head-on crash west of Savannah

SAVANNAH - Five people died early Wednesday in a head-on crash between two cars on Interstate 16 west of Savannah.

June 22, 2016 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


GBI hopes sketches aid in locating home invasion suspects

Georgia Bureau of Investigation agents released sketches on Wednesday of two home invasion suspects believed to have targeted a Pryor Road home in Newington on ...

June 22, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


Tormenta try to stay hot

Long before South Georgia Tormenta FC ever played its first match, the newly-formed Premier Development League franchise was out and about in Statesboro, promoting itself ...

June 22, 2016 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Conley, Marlins snap Braves' win streak

MIAMI - Adam Conley walked off the mound for the final time in the eighth inning Wednesday with a string of zeroes behind him.

June 22, 2016 | By STEVEN WINE AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


McIlroy says no to Rio over Zika concerns

Golfer Rory McIlroy became one of the most high-profile sports stars to opt out of the Rio de Janeiro Olympics because of concerns about the ...

June 22, 2016 | By STEVE DOUGLAS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Cavaliers host victory parade

CLEVELAND - Cheered by a sea of fans spilling off sidewalks and choking the streets, LeBron James and the Cavaliers paraded and rallied as NBA champs ...

June 22, 2016 | By TOM WITHERS AP Sports Writer | Sports


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