GLENEAGLES, Scotland - Justin Rose swept that magical putter into the air before his ball even reached the hole, and he punched his right fist when it dropped for a birdie. Just like at Medinah, the final match in the Ryder Cup on Saturday gave Europe another big boost of momentum going into the last round.
September 27, 2014 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports
PHILADELPHIA - Brothers B.J. and Justin Upton each homered and the Atlanta Braves held on for a 4-2 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Saturday night.
September 27, 2014 | By AARON BRACY Associated Press | Atlanta Braves
DOVER, Del. - Kurt Busch looked around and saw NASCAR's biggest stars crowding his car. Dale Earnhardt, Bobby Labonte, Dale Jarrett all zooming past Busch and giving the rookie driver a reality check - his racing heroes from TV were now his toughest competitors on the track.
September 27, 2014 | By DAN GELSTON AP Sports Writer | NASCAR
FLOWERY BRANCH - These days, the game looks so much slower to Julio Jones.
September 27, 2014 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Falcons
Michael Kaas is a young man who recently posted a petition on Change.org in protest of local police enforcing laws regarding underage drinking. He complains that arresting Georgia Southern students is ruining their lives.
September 27, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Columnists/Editorials
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.
September 27, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report
Statesboro police and City Hall officials acknowledge that officers have done more compliance checks targeting sales of alcohol to people under age 21 since the Aug. 28 death of Michael Gatto, 18, after a violent encounter at the now closed Rude Rudy's bar.
September 27, 2014 | Al Hackle | Local
An elderly woman was killed Friday evening when a man ran a stop sign and crashed into the church van in which she was riding, according to Georgia State Patrol Senior Trooper Brian Scott.
September 27, 2014 | From staff reports | Local
PERRY - It was a David vs. Goliath storyline Friday night as Bulloch Academy marched into Marvin Arrington Stadium to face The Westfield School.
September 26, 2014 | By RAHN HUTCHESON Special to the Herald | Prep Sports 360
ATLANTA - The Atlanta Hawks and city civil rights leaders said Friday's meeting between the team's CEO and the group was "extremely productive."
September 26, 2014 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Sports
ATHENS - No. 12 Georgia begins a stretch of seven straight Southeastern Conference games with a team that seemed to take all the steam out of the Bulldogs a year ago.
September 26, 2014 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | UGA
Friday night featured the 50th anniversary of Statesboro's 'homeless' 1964 squad finally making its first appearance on Womack Field.
September 26, 2014 | By MIKE ANTHONY email@example.com | Prep Sports 360
PHILADELPHIA - Jonathan Papelbon made his first appearance in Philadelphia since he made a lewd gesture as he left the field, closing out the Phillies' 5-4 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Friday night with a scoreless ninth inning.
September 26, 2014 | By AARON BRACY Associated Press | Atlanta Braves
LOUISVILLE - The Screven County Gamecocks were shut out for three quarters, but scored twice in the fourth quarter and escaped with a 12-7 win over Jefferson County in the region opener for both teams.
September 26, 2014 | From staff reports | Prep Sports 360
GLENEAGLES, Scotland - The start of this Ryder Cup was a lot like how the last one ended.
September 26, 2014 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports
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NEW YORK - Wilting in high heat and humidity, Eugenie Bouchard became the latest top woman to lose at the U.S. Open, ending her streak of making the semifinals at each Grand Slam tournament this year.
September 01, 2014 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports
ATLANTA - With their playoff hopes uncertain, Atlanta's struggling batters picked a bad time to get no-hit by Cole Hamels and three Philadelphia relievers.
September 01, 2014 | By GEORGE HENRY AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves
After the last two weekends, all four Bulloch County teams have now played a game on the regular season schedule, including Bulloch Academy playing a pair.
September 01, 2014 | By MIKE ANTHONY firstname.lastname@example.org | Prep Sports 360
NORTON, Mass. - Chris Kirk made three big putts and captured the biggest win of his career Monday in the Deutsche Bank Championship. Whether that was enough for U.S. captain Tom Watson to add him to the Ryder Cup team was the least of his concerns.
September 01, 2014 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports
Tony Stewart has one final shot to make the Chase, and it's not a very good one: He must win Saturday night at Richmond, where he last visited Victory Lane in 2002.
September 01, 2014 | By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer | NASCAR
TUSCALOOSA - The Alabama quarterback competition continues, even though the opener was all Blake Sims.
September 01, 2014 | By JOHN ZENOR AP Sports Writer | Sports
The fact that Willow Hill School was established in 1874 testifies to the desire of the founding families, nine years out of slavery, to educate their children. But the existing building, built in 1954, stands as an example of then-modern schools built by the state of Georgia in a last-ditch attempt to justify segregation.
September 01, 2014 | Al Hackle | Local
SAVANNAH - Medient Studios promised to bring 1,000 jobs and a taste of Hollywood glamor to the middlebrow suburbs of Effingham County last summer, when the company broke ground on a $90 million movie-production campus west of Savannah.
September 01, 2014 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local
A new cooperative project between East Georgia Regional Medical Center and Emory University links the Statesboro hospital's ICU by audio, video and continuous computer charting of patients' vital signs to Emory's 24/7 critical care medical staff.
September 01, 2014 | By AL HACKLE | Business
Stereotypically in the South, if you hear someone refer to a man as "Bubba," you immediately have visions of "Larry the Cable Guy" and banjo music. Thanks to a new generation of southern Bubbas, that perception is changing.
September 01, 2014 | | Business
A 23-year-old Statesboro man is in jail after a violent beating early Sunday morning left a male victim with multiple broken bones and contusions, according to a news release issued Monday by the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office.
September 01, 2014 | From staff reports | Local
BIDDEFORD, Maine - A baseball fan took up smoking a century ago and with it acquired another habit: holding onto little cards that bore the faces of baseball's earliest greats.
September 01, 2014 | By DAVID SHARP Associated Press | World
WASHINGTON - As states liberalize their marijuana laws, public officials and safety advocates worry that more drivers high on pot will lead to a big increase in traffic deaths. Researchers who have studied the issue, though, are divided on the question.
September 01, 2014 | By JOAN LOWY Associated Press | World
Thousands of years ago, our cavemen ancestors were responsible for defending their families against cave lions who wanted to eat their wives and children for dinner. Not only that, but our cavemen ancestors also had to hunt day and night with primitive weapons to find enough food in order to keep their wives and children from starvation.
September 01, 2014 | By AARON ANDERSON Deseret News National | Hot topics
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - At the age of 9, Isabella Rose Taylor - a painter since she was 3 - took a weeklong sewing class with an eye toward incorporating textiles into her artwork. She quickly discovered a love for fashion design as well, taking the class twice more that summer. Now, at 13, her line is debuting at Nordstrom stores this fall and she's set to hold her first show at New York Fashion Week."
August 31, 2014 | The Associated Press | Life