Georgia Connections Academy, a statewide online K-12 charter school, has opened enrollment for the 2014-2015 school year and will conduct in-person information sessions with parents and students across the state.
April 11, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Local
PRETORIA, South Africa - The prosecutor cross-examining Oscar Pistorius in his murder trial Friday tried to shred his version of events the night he shot and killed his girlfriend, saying they do not add up and go against how people would react in the situation the double-amputee Olympian has described.
April 11, 2014 | By CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA and GERALD IMRAY Associated Press | World
VATICAN CITY - Pope Francis asked for forgiveness Friday from people who were sexually abused by priests, and vowed that there will be no going back in the church's fight to protect children.
April 11, 2014 | By NICOLE WINFIELD Associated Press | World
ORLAND, Calif. - A FedEx tractor-trailer crossed over a grassy median on a Northern California freeway and slammed into a bus carrying more than 40 high school students in an explosive crash that left 10 people dead, authorities said.
April 11, 2014 | By CHANNING JOSEPH & FENIT NIRAPPIL Associated Press | World
MONROE, La. - Embattled Louisiana Rep. Vance McAllister issued a less-than-ironclad vow to stay in office Thursday as the state's Republican governor and party chairman demanded his resignation after a videotape showed him in a lingering kiss with the wife of a friend.
April 11, 2014 | By BILL BARROW & MELINDA DESLATTE Associated Press | World
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April 10, 2014 | | Obituaries
ATLANTA - Eric Young Jr. got three hits, stole three bases and scored four times as the New York Mets overcame Justin Upton's two home runs to beat the Atlanta Braves 6-4 on Thursday night.
April 10, 2014 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves - AP
ATLANTA - Gov. Nathan Deal on Thursday announced two separate efforts to pursue clinical trials on a cannabis-based drug that has shown promise in helping children who suffer from seizure disorders.
April 10, 2014 | By KATHLEEN FOODY Associated Press | Local
Out of his desire to reduce regulation and what he sees as federal intrusion, Eugene Yu, a Republican candidate for Congress in the 12th District, would like to see the U.S. Departments of Education, Energy and Commerce and the Environmental Protection Agency abolished.
April 10, 2014 | By AL HACKLE firstname.lastname@example.org | Local
AUGUSTA - No nerves. No worries. Adam Scott never knew the opening round at Augusta National could be so enjoyable.
April 10, 2014 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports
He walks up the 17th fairway at Augusta National uncomfortably upright, his hands clutched to both ends of a 7-iron that stretches toward the sky behind his head. He rocks the club from one hip to the other, bending his back side-to-side as he grimaces.
April 10, 2014 | By VINCE JOHNSON Special to the Herald | Sports
Pitching roles change from week to week, but in college baseball, unless you've got consistency on Friday and Saturday, you rarely have a chance.
April 10, 2014 | By MATT YOGUS email@example.com | Georgia Southern
PRETORIA, South Africa - The chief prosecutor laughed scornfully at an answer from Oscar Pistorius during the Olympic athlete's murder trial Thursday, mocking the man who shot his girlfriend. The judge sternly instructed the prosecutor to restrain himself and he apologized - then went right back to trying to pick holes in the testimony of the double-amputee runner.
April 10, 2014 | By GERALD IMRAY Associated Press | Sports
BUFFALO, N.Y. - Don't rule out Niagara Falls as a potential future home of theBuffalo Bills.
April 10, 2014 | By JOHN WAWROW AP Sports Writer | Sports
It has been some 30 years since my brother-in-law and I stood on the top of Mount Carmel in northern Israel, the site of the remarkable biblical encounter between Elijah and the priests of Baal. We had talked about 1 Kings 17 the night before and when we realized that we were not bound to the travel itinerary and read about a side trip to Haifa - just a few miles from Mount Carmel - we jumped at the chance.
April 10, 2014 | By REV. JOHN BRESSLER | Columnists/Editorials
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March 15, 2014 | | Obituaries
Plenty of golfers spend their entire lives searching in vain for the holy grail of the sport - a hole-in-one.
March 15, 2014 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Georgia Southern
The Georgia Southern golf team achieved its first goal for the 35th annual Schenkel Invitational at Forest Heights Country Club, carding a good round on Friday to put itself in contention.
March 15, 2014 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Georgia Southern
ELON, N.C. - The Georgia Southern baseball team split Saturday's doubleheader with the Elon Phoenix, winning game one 7-4 and losing game two 4-2.
March 15, 2014 | Georgia Southern AMR | Georgia Southern
A great alumni tradition is beginning to take hold as the Statesboro baseball program is set to welcome back former players for a third consecutive season.
March 15, 2014 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Prep Sports 360
KISSIMMEE, Fla. - Joe Kelly pitched into the sixth inning and had three hits to help the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Atlanta Braves 6-2 on Saturday.
March 15, 2014 | By JEFF BERLINICKE AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves - AP
ATLANTA - The Harrison brothers are clicking at just the right time to have Kentucky in position for another Southeastern Conference tournament title.
March 15, 2014 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Sports
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March 15, 2014 | Holli Deal Bragg | Police Report
She is feisty. She is healthy. She is beating the odds. The surviving twin American Quarter Horse foal born in Claxton last month is full of life and mischief, and living up to her name, Victorious.
March 15, 2014 | Holli Deal Bragg | Local
In 2010, the Statesboro Herald conducted the first ever search to identify 20 Bulloch County residents under the age of 40 that are making a mark with professional success and community involvement. Since then, the Herald has recognized 80 folks, under 40 who give of their time and resources to make Statesboro and Bulloch County a better place to live.
March 15, 2014 | Jim Healy | Local
Now that Georgia's Pre-K Program has celebrated its 20th anniversary, I am often asked about the "next frontier" in early childhood education in Georgia. There's no doubt that Georgia was a pioneer in prekindergarten, a program that, according to a recent report of year 2 of a longitudinal study, significantly impacts language, literacy and math skills in pre-K students.
March 15, 2014 | By BOBBY CAGLE | Columnists/Editorials
March 15, 2014 | | Letters To The Editor
ATLANTA - Charles Mann got the bounce and Georgia took the win to earn a spot in the Southeastern Conference tournament semifinals.
March 15, 2014 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | UGA - AP
NEW YORK - Shaped like a lopsided headband, Google Glass is an unassuming piece of technology when you're holding it in your hands. You feel as if you can almost break it, testing its flexibility. Putting it on, though, is another story.
March 15, 2014 | By BARBARA ORTUTAY AP Technology Writer | Local
CANBERRA, Australia - As police investigate the two pilots of a Malaysian passenger jet that disappeared more than a week ago, a possibility they must consider is that one of them committed suicide by deliberately crashing the plane.
March 15, 2014 | By NICK PERRY & ROD McGUIRK Associated Press | Local