SAVANNAH - A $1.1 trillion spending bill approved by Congress includes a small amount of money to help begin deepening the Port of Savannah's shipping channel, and Georgia officials said they're confident more federal funding will follow once the $706 million project gets underway.
December 15, 2014 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Associated Press
PENNSBURG, Pa. - A man suspected of going to three houses in the Philadelphia suburbs and fatally shooting six people, including his ex-wife and her teenage niece, was at large, and prosecutors said investigators didn't know where he was or how he was getting around.
December 15, 2014 | By SEAN CARLIN and MARYCLAIRE DALE Associated Press | Associated Press
United States Army Cadet Command, which oversees all Army ROTC programs nationwide, recently announced the top 10 Cadets on the 2015 Fiscal Year's national Order of Merit List.
December 15, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Local
Eight Bulloch County residents graduated recently from the Board of the Georgia Academy for Economic Development's Region 12 Multi-Day Training Program.
December 15, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Business
When Bernard and Patricia Olliff opened Bernard's Jeweler's in Statesboro more than 40 years ago, they never dreamed their little jewelry store would become the success it is today.
December 15, 2014 | | Locally Owned
SYDNEY - The deadly siege began in the most incongruous of ways, on a sunny Monday morning inside a cheerful cafe in the heart of Australia's largest city. It ended 16 hours later in a barrage of gunfire that left two hostages and the Iranian-born gunman dead, and a nation that has long prided itself on its peace rocked to its core.
December 15, 2014 | By KRISTEN GELINEAU Associated Press | Associated Press
Q: My buddy's wife walks their 11-year-old into the classroom each day. Then she takes out his assignments and helps him get ready. We're talking about a very capable kid who has no "issues" at all. My buddy says other mothers at his son's school are also doing the same thing. My wife has heard about this and wants to start walking our very capable son into his 4th grade room. What are your thoughts?
December 14, 2014 | John Rosemond Contributing Writer | Columnists/Editorials
The idea came to TMS Ruge one evening in September while at home in New York, skimming Twitter for stories on Ebola. A native of Uganda who grew up in East Africa and the U.S., Ruge was struck that much of the coverage depicted Africans only as victims. Little mention was made of their potential role in wiping out the deadly epidemic.
December 14, 2014 | Kimberly Curtis Deseret News | Life
Correction: The byline in the print version of this article said the author was Kimberly Curtis. The article's author is actually Lane Anderson. The editor apologizes for this mistake and hopes to avoid future occurrences of inaccuracy.
December 14, 2014 | Lane Anderson Deseret News | Life
"The Colored Folks Cemetery," as a deed from 1903 describes it, is a smaller, privately maintained cemetery behind the city of Statesboro's publicly maintained Eastside Cemetery.
December 14, 2014 | By AL HACKLE | Life
Mr. and Mrs. Juan Hill of Sylvania are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter, Haley Frances Hill, to Jason Lehman Brannen, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lehman Brannen of Register and Ms. Patsy Kemp of Statesboro.
December 14, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Weddings
Grab a cup of coffee and spend some time re-living the Georgia Southern Eagles sweeping the Sun Belt Conference through the eyes of Herald Staff Photographer Scott Bryant.
December 14, 2014 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Sports
The Senate Intelligence Committee's release of a review of the CIA's controversial Detention and Interrogation Program on Tuesday has inspired introspection within the religious community over how to faithfully respond to reports of the use of torture in interrogations of suspected terrorists.
December 14, 2014 | By KELSEY DALLAS Deseret News National | Hot topics
ATLANTA - The Atlanta Falcons are headed for their second straight losing season.
December 14, 2014 | By PAUL NEWBERRY Associated Press | Sports
AUBURN, Ala. - The girlfriend of a slain Auburn football player said he was arguing with a man at a party when a third man pulled a handgun and opened fire.
December 14, 2014 | By KIM CHANDLER Associated Press | Associated Press
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November 17, 2014 | | Obituaries
Weather that threatened to be violent, but still packed a powerful, wet punch Monday in Bulloch County, will yield to drier, frigid conditions tonight and Tuesday.
November 17, 2014 | From staff reports | Local
Brooklet United Methodist Church is accepting packed shoeboxes for the Operation Christmas Child project this week to benefit children in need around the globe.
November 17, 2014 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local
MILLEN - State fire officials say a fire that destroyed a vacant church appears to have been intentionally set.
November 17, 2014 | The Associated Press | Local
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November 17, 2014 | Jason Wermers | Police Report
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - The Atlanta Falcons reported to work Monday in a strange place.
November 17, 2014 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Falcons
It was some six hours after Kevin Harvick had won his first Sprint Cup championship when he was finally able to peel off his beer-soaked firesuit, take a shower and begin celebrating the biggest moment of his career.
November 17, 2014 | By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer | NASCAR
ATLANTA - Jason Heyward stirred up enormous expectations when he joined the Atlanta Braves at age 20. He homered in his first big league at-bat. He was voted to the All-Star Game as a rookie. He was hailed as the future of the game by Hank Aaron.
November 17, 2014 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves
Through technological wonders that include cryogenic storage and the bovine equivalent of surrogate motherhood, a one-man ranching operation near Statesboro gives a start to some of the top-rated beef cattle growing up on ranches across the country.
November 17, 2014 | By AL HACKLE | Business
Cellphone records revealed in court Monday showed what police believe to be evidence that a Statesboro woman plotted with others to have her husband killed.
November 17, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local
In June 1976, when Pope Duncan handed Jimmy Lee Raymond his diploma as he walked across the stage at Georgia Southern College, he had just completed a milestone that would impact his life forever.
November 17, 2014 | | Business
The City of Statesboro recently honored Peggy Chapman for her outstanding contributions to the city and to the Statesboro Convention & Visitors Bureau.
November 17, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Business
ATLANTA - Former Georgia Gov. Carl Sanders, one of the first "New South" governors elected during the civil rights movement and known for his work on education and in the state's legal community, died Sunday.
November 17, 2014 | From wire and staff reports | Local
November 17, 2014 | | Letters To The Editor
Q: My 6-year-old son argues with me about everything I tell him to do. He comes up with reason after reason why he shouldn't have to or can't, why it's unfair or why, at the least, I should help him. I think he's got some argument disorder. Is there such a thing? In any case, it's beginning to drive me nuts, up a wall, and over the edge. Is there a solution?
November 16, 2014 | John Rosemond Contributing Writer | Columnists/Editorials