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Our Views: We encourage all registered voters to vote Tuesday

Advance voters came out in record numbers last week to cast ballots in three Statesboro City Council elections. More than 900 residents voted, which is a little less that 12 percent of eligible voters. Judy McCorkle said Statesboro council elections usually draw a 12-percent total turnout, and with Tuesday's Election Day upcoming, the city should see solid final turnout numbers when all votes are counted.

November 19, 2007 | | Letters To The Editor


Milloy, Falcons get past San Francisco

ATLANTA - Vernon Davis hauled in the hurried pass from Alex Smith and saw nothing but end zone. Chris Crocker didn't give up, though, and his shoestring tackle wound up saving a rare win for the Atlanta Falcons.

November 19, 2007 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Police Report - November 4

(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 19, 2007 | From Staff Reports | Crime Report


West Virginia protesters demand hate crimes charges for those accused in black woman’s assault

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Hundreds of people gathered at West Virginia's Capitol on Saturday to urge prosecutors to add hate crime charges against six white people charged in the beating, torture and sexual assault of a 20-year-old black woman.

November 18, 2007 | By SHAYA TAYEFE MOHAJER Associated Press Writer | Nation


Swainsboro runs over Screven

Screven County's Gamecocks scored first, but Swainsboro scored the last 31 to take a 31-7 victory in a crucial 3AA game in Sylvania Friday night.

November 18, 2007 | By BURTON KEMP Special to the Herald | Sports


BA playoff dreams end with Windsor loss

Three interceptions, two fumbles and one large Windsor Academy fullback named Dillion Mitchell stopped Bulloch Academy's quest for a Class AA playoff berth.

November 18, 2007 | By RAHN HUTCHESON | Sports


Company recalls more than 1 million pounds of beef possibly tainted by e-coli

WASHINGTON - The giant agribusiness company Cargill Inc. said Saturday it is recalling more than 1 million pounds of ground beef that may be contaminated with E. coli bacteria.

November 18, 2007 | The Associated Press | Nation


No Child education law not coming up for consideration in Senate this year

WASHINGTON - The top two lawmakers on the Senate Education Committee said Friday they are putting off consideration of a new No Child Left Behind law until next year.

November 18, 2007 | By NANCY ZUCKERBROD AP Education Writer | Nation


Major changes in store for some Medicare drug benefit participants in 2008

WASHINGTON (AP) - Nearly 2 million low-income Medicare participants could be switched to different insurance plans for their prescription drug coverage next year.

November 18, 2007 | By KEVIN FREKING Associated Press Writer | Nation


United Nations envoy meets with top UN official in Myanmar, whom regime has said it wants out

YANGON, Myanmar - The United Nations envoy to Myanmar opened his second visit in recent weeks by meeting Saturday with the top U.N. diplomat in the country, whom the regime just said it wanted to expel.

November 18, 2007 | The Associated Press | Nation


Thousands of Baghdad residents returning to neighborhoods as violence drops

BAGHDAD - In a dramatic turnaround, more than 3,000 Iraqi families driven out of their Baghdad neighborhoods have returned to their homes in the past three months as sectarian violence has dropped, the government said Saturday.

November 18, 2007 | By STEVEN R. HURST Associated Press Writer | Nation


Massive pileup along foggy highway near Fresno, Calif., kills 2, injures dozens

FRESNO, Calif. - Dense fog along a busy highway was blamed for a massive pileup of as many as 100 cars, killing two people and injuring dozens, the California Highway Patrol said.

November 18, 2007 | The Associated Press | Nation


Alaskan village on alert for more wolves after rabid attack leaves 6 sled dogs dead

ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Children in the village of Marshall do not go out alone without an adult. They have been told to stay inside after dark. When night falls, three sentries are posted along the village periphery to keep the wolves out.

November 18, 2007 | By MARY PEMBERTON Associated Press Writer | Nation


Dear Abby 11/03

DEAR ABBY: I have a co-worker I'll call "Gloria" who invades a very personal place in my life. I don't know what to say to her without offending her, so I'm seeking your help.

November 18, 2007 | By ABIGAIL VAN BUREN | Coffee Break


Astrograph 11/03

You're the type of person who can operate totally independent of others without so much as a thought. But in the year ahead, your biggest successes are likely to come as a result of a joint effort. Join up.

November 18, 2007 | By BERNICE BEDE OSOL | Coffee Break


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Erk Russell Classic marks first event in new Paulson

The Georgia Southern Eagles played their first home football game of the new era at Statesboro High's Womack Field in 1981. It's only fitting that the Blue Devils will play in the first event of the newly-renovated Paulson Stadium.

August 15, 2014 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Prep Sports 360


Patient Mason finally gets his chance at Georgia

ATHENS - If they gave out an award for the most patient player, Georgia's Hutson Mason would surely be one of the top contenders.

August 15, 2014 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | UGA


Watt and Clowney await Falcons

HOUSTON - J.J. Watt feels as if he gets asked about playing with Jadeveon Clowney every day.

August 15, 2014 | By CHRIS DUNCAN AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Falcons


Local Roundup: GSU VB wraps 1st practice week

The Georgia Southern volleyball team finished its first full week of practice with an intrasquad scrimmage Friday, and head coach Dustin Wood is happy with the progress so far this preseason.

August 15, 2014 | From staff reports | Georgia Southern


Slocum, Langley share Wyndham lead

GREENSBORO, N.C. - Heath Slocum needs a strong finish at the Wyndham Championship to earn a spot in the PGA Tour's postseason.

August 15, 2014 | By JOEDY McCREARY AP Sports Writer | Sports


NASCAR passes post-wreck rule

BROOKLYN, Mich. - Even Jimmie Johnson has a temper - one that was on display long before he became a six-time champion and one of NASCAR's most respected drivers.

August 15, 2014 | By NOAH TRISTER AP Sports Writer | NASCAR


Critics: Equipping police like armies is taking it too far

WASHINGTON - The Missouri police department at the center of an uproar over the shooting death of an unarmed black teenager acquired two armored Humvees and other military gear for free through a Pentagon program that critics blame for "militarizing America's Main Streets" and aggravating clashes between police and protesters.

August 15, 2014 | | Nation


Police identify Ferguson officer, allege teen robbed convenience store

FERGUSON, Mo. - Police on Friday identified the officer who fatally shot an unarmed black teenager and released documents alleging the young man had been suspected of stealing a $48.99 box of cigars from a convenience store in a "strong-arm" robbery shortly before he was killed.

August 15, 2014 | By DAVID A. LIEB and ALAN SCHER ZAGIER Associated Press | Nation




Missing man found dead

A man reported missing Thursday was found dead Friday morning of an apparently self-inflicted gunshot wound.

August 14, 2014 | From staff reports | Local


Portal Lady Panthers open 2014 season

When it comes to fielding deep rosters, Portal Middle High School is at a disadvantage in almost every sport.

August 14, 2014 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Prep Sports 360


RTCA rolled by Bulloch

Bulloch Academy seniors Ashley Burke and Powell Fennell combined for five hits and drove in six runs to lead the Lady Gators to a 12-2 victory over Robert Toombs Christian Academy Thursday.

August 14, 2014 | By RAHN HUTCHESON Special to the Herald | Prep Sports 360


It's official — A new era at Georgia Southern

On Thursday at the 2014 Fall Coaches Luncheon luncheon, attended by local businesses, fans and friends of the Georgia Southern athletics department, Statesboro Mayor Jan Moore made it official with a proclamation - it's a new era for Georgia Southern athletics.

August 14, 2014 | By MATT YOGUS myogus@statesboroherald.com | Georgia Southern


Georgia State hires App State's AD

ATLANTA - Georgia State has named Charlie Cobb the school's new athletic director.

August 14, 2014 | The Associated Press | Sports


Local Roundup: SEB run-rules Appling

BAXLEY - The Southeast Bulloch Lady Yellow Jackets (1-1) dominated Appling County with an 8-0, 6-inning win on the road Thursday.

August 14, 2014 | From staff and wire reports | Prep Sports 360


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