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GSU's Peace honored as 'Shining Star'

The Georgia House of Representatives has recognized Dr. Karl E. Peace, founding director of the Center for Biostatistics, and professor of Biostatistics in the Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health at Georgia Southern University, as a "Shining Star" in the University System of Georgia.

April 14, 2008 | Special to the Herald | Business


'But then I read his plays'; kids say the Bard still speaks to them

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - It might have been a nightclub with patrons enjoying drinks at their tables, applauding a soulful delivery of a torch song, but the performer was a 13-year-old. And in the audience were fifth-graders through seniors in high school - cheering wildly about William Shakespeare.

April 14, 2008 | By TOM PARSONS Associated Press Writer | National


Dallas Brass to perform Saturday

One of America's most versatile musical ensembles is coming to the Performing Arts Center (PAC) at Georgia Southern University.

The Dallas Brass will perform in concert at the PAC on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. A highlight of the performance will be a joint performance with the Dallas Brass and bands from Statesboro High and Southeast Bulloch High.

April 14, 2008 | Special to the Herald | Local


Federal agencies saying their rules pre-empt injury suits

NEW ORLEANS (AP) _ If you think the prescription drug you took for headaches caused your heart attack, the Food and Drug Administration says you can't sue the maker for injury if it met agency standards.

April 14, 2008 | By JANET McCONNAUGHEY Associated Press Writer | National


Buchannon, Bennett to play in GACA All-Star game

Bulloch County sure is going to miss them, but there's one last chance to see them play.

April 13, 2008 | By MATT YOGUS AND CHAD BISHOP Herald Sports | Sports


Eagles rally, come up just short

MT. PLEASANT, S.C. - Georgia Southern scored two runs in the top of the ninth, but the rally fell short as the Eagles dropped a 5-4 decision to the College of Charleston Saturday afternoon (March 29) at Patriots Point. The loss ended a six-game winning streak for Georgia Southern (15-9 overall, 4-1 Southern Conference).

April 13, 2008 | Georgia Southern AMR | Georgia Southern


Statesboro's Reese honored by Auburn

Auburn University's Football Lettermen Club recently named Statesboro's Waymon Reese as the first recipient of its "Letterman of the Year" award. The award was presented to his wife, Genelda, at the club's annual appreciation night earlier this month.

April 13, 2008 | Special to the Herald | Sports


SEB announces 2008 Hall of Fame inductees

Southeast Bulloch High School has announced its Hall of Fame inductees for 2008. They are as follows:

April 13, 2008 | Special to the Herald | Sports


SHS takes second at Jon Young Invitational

SAVANNAH - Both Statesboro track and field teams finished second at Saturday's Jon Young Invitational against 15 other schools.

April 13, 2008 | From staff and wire reports | Sports


Brothers attacked by tiger at SF Zoo allege negligence, defamation

SAN FRANCISCO - Two brothers who were attacked by an escaped tiger at the San Francisco Zoo have filed claims against the city alleging negligence and defamation.

April 12, 2008 | By LISA LEFF Associated Press Writer | National


Cops bust high school party where kids were drinking from keg of root beer

WAUSAU, Wis. - Cars lining the street. A house full of young people. A keg and drinking games inside. Police thought they had an underage boozing party on their hands.

April 12, 2008 | By ROBERT IMRIE Associated Press Writer | National


2 teens arrested in Va. interstate shootings that injured 2 drivers; man shot during farm raid

CROZET, Va. - A manhunt for shooters whose potshots at passing cars shut down a mountain highway ended Friday when authorities stormed a central Virginia farm, arresting a teenager and firing at a man carrying a gun.

April 12, 2008 | By LARRY O'DELL and DENA POTTER Associated Press Writers | National


D-Rich hits for cycle as Eagles pound CofC

MT. PLEASANT, S.C. - David Richardson (Dahlonega/Lumpkin County) hit for the cycle leading Georgia Southern to a 15-9 win at the College of Charleston Friday night (March 28) in the series opener. The Eagles (15-8 overall, 4-0 Southern Conference) won their sixth straight overall.

April 12, 2008 | Georgia Southern AMR | Georgia Southern


Marines drop case against corporal charged in civilian killings in Haditha, Iraq

CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. - The military's case against Marines accused of killing 24 Iraqis in Haditha was whittled down Friday to one man accused of giving the orders.

April 12, 2008 | By ALLISON HOFFMAN Associated Press Writer | National


DA: Testimony shows Spitzer ordered travel-records release on GOP leader; no charges planned

ALBANY, N.Y. - A prosecutor said Friday that former Gov. Eliot Spitzer may have lied when he told investigators he wasn't deeply involved in a plot that used a Republican rival's travel records in an effort to embarrass him. He added that Spitzer could have been indicted had he not resigned in disgrace in a prostitution scandal.

April 12, 2008 | By MICHAEL GORMLEY Associated Press Writer | National


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A ‘Renaissance’ for Statesboro park

Thursday's dedication of Renaissance Park on Statesboro's west side took on the feel of a gospel revival as residents celebrated the Bulloch County Historical Society's commitment to making the park a vibrant part of the community once again.

May 14, 2015 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Streb leads early at Wells Fargo

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Phil Mickelson faded early and Rory McIlroy tailed off late. Robert Streb just kept on making birdies.

May 14, 2015 | By STEVE REED AP Sports Writer | Sports


Help coming soon for Braves

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. - The closer the Braves fall to the bottom of the NL East, the more their focus will shift to prospects acquired in a barrage of offseason trades.

May 14, 2015 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Brady appeals suspension as Pats rebut league's decision

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - Super Bowl MVP Tom Brady appealed the four-game suspension he was handed for his role in using deflated footballs during the AFC championship game, and the players union urged Commissioner Roger Goodell to appoint a neutral arbitrator to hear the case.

May 14, 2015 | By JIMMY GOLEN AP Sports Writer | Sports


Statesboro businessman Holmes Ramsey charged with jury tampering

Statesboro businessman Holmes Ramsey, who owns the University Plaza adjacent to the Georgia Southern University campus, was arrested Wednesday afternoon and charged with criminal attempt of embracery, which is jury tampering.

May 14, 2015 | From staff reports | Local




History made in Panthers' season

Portal High School's girls track and field team showed they can compete with any school at the state level, despite not having a home track to practice on.

May 13, 2015 | HORACE HOLLOMAN hholloman@statesboroherald.com | Prep Sports 360


Braves baffled in 2-hit loss

CINCINNATI - Reds rookie Raisel Iglesias wasn't Atlanta's only problem in a 5-1 loss on Wednesday.

May 13, 2015 | By MARK SCHMETZER Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


Gas prices still look low for summer

NEW YORK - Drivers who have seen a steady rise in the price of gasoline can relax: They will almost certainly be paying far less for gas this summer than they have in at least six years.

May 13, 2015 | By JONATHAN FAHEY Associated Press | Associated Press


Investigators: Train in deadly wreck was going 106 mph

PHILADELPHIA - The Amtrak train that crashed in Philadelphia, killing at least seven people, was hurtling at 106 mph before it ran off the rails along a sharp curve where the speed limit drops to just 50 mph, federal investigators said Wednesday.

May 13, 2015 | By GEOFF MULVIHILL Associated Press | Local


Amtrak train derails killing 6 people; investigation begins

PHILADELPHIA - Daylight on Wednesday revealed the destruction and devastation caused by an Amtrak train derailment in Philadelphia that left at least six people dead and injured dozens more, several critically, as survivors recalled a terrifying wreck that plunged them into darkness and chaos.

May 13, 2015 | By GEOFF MULVIHILL Associated Press | Associated Press




SEB, Portal headed to state tournament

PORTAL - In just a few short years, the Portal girls golf team has gone from a brand new program to a local power.

May 12, 2015 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Prep Sports 360


Braves let late lead slip away

CINCINNATI - Mike Foltynewicz's best start ended badly, done in by one errant throw to second base.

May 12, 2015 | By JOE KAY AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Man resists arrest

A man caught stealing from woman's car punched her, tried to steal her car and fled, but sheriff's deputies caught him after a short chase. They used a Taser to subdue the man, who screamed that they should have killed and beaten him "like they do on TV."

May 12, 2015 | | Local


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