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
LOS ANGELES - After three weeks of box office dominance, "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1" ceded its reign to "Exodus: Gods and Kings." The biblical epic easily ruled the weekend with a $24.5 million debut, according to box office tracker Rentrak's Sunday estimates, while "The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies" dominated international charts with a staggering $117.6 million from 38 territories in advance of its North America release this week.
December 14, 2014 | By LINDSAY BAHR Associated Press | Associated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Marcus Mariota wrote it all down, every word of his Heisman Trophy acceptance speech. It was a good thing, too, because getting through it might have been tougher than sprinting away from linebacker or tossing a long touchdown pass for the Oregon Ducks.
December 14, 2014 | By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer | Sports
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November 19, 2014 | | Obituaries
It was champion against champion in the final game on the second day of the ninth annual Lady Gator Classic pre-season basketball tournament Wednesday.
November 19, 2014 | By RAHN HUTCHESON Special to the Herald | Prep Sports 360
Dale Earnhardt Jr. imagined his Nationwide Series trophy was a chalice, tipped it back and acted like he was taking a big swig of champagne or beer - the beverages of choice for NASCAR winners and champions.
November 19, 2014 | By DAN GELSTON AP Sports Writer | NASCAR
What a difference one offseason can make.
November 19, 2014 | By MIKE ANTHONY email@example.com | Prep Sports 360
The Oakland Raiders have gone a calendar year without a victory.
November 19, 2014 | By BARRY WILNER AP Pro Football Writer | Sports
PHILADELPHIA - The NFL on Wednesday urged a judge to approve an estimated $1 billion settlement of concussion lawsuits despite concerns raised by former players or survivors who feel left out.
November 19, 2014 | By MARYCLAIRE DALE Associated Press | Sports
COLLEGE STATION, Texas - Texas A&M, LSU and Kentucky are off this week and five other teams in the Southeastern Conference get a respite from the rigors of league play with nonconference games.
November 19, 2014 | By KRISTIE RIEKEN AP Sports Writer | Sports
A woman who pleaded guilty in the "hit style" murder of her husband testified Wednesday in the trial of two men charged in the same case.
November 19, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local
WASHINGTON - In a broad test of his executive powers, President Barack Obama declared Wednesday he will sidestep Congress and order his own federal action on immigration - in measures that could spare from deportation as many as 5 million people illegally in the U.S. and set up one of the most pitched partisan confrontations of his presidency.
November 19, 2014 | By JIM KUHNHENN and ERICA WERNER Associated Press | Nation
The Pilot Club of Statesboro will host its 34th annual fundraiser breakfast on Saturday from 6-11 a.m. at RJ's Steakery.
November 19, 2014 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local
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November 19, 2014 | Jason Wermers | Police Report
The Seventh Annual Turkey Trot 5K will take over the streets of downtown Statesboro Saturday morning.
November 19, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Local
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November 18, 2014 | | Obituaries
Fifteen years ago I decided to start keeping a fishing logbook. As I look back on it today I'm amazed at the number of times I've been and the number and variety of fish that have been caught over that time. It is something that I often refer to because I'm always looking for an edge on the fish, but more importantly for me it has become a way to remember people, events and treasured moments. In essence, each entry is a snapshot of a day spent on the water.
November 18, 2014 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON | Sports
With just three weeks until the College Football Playoff committee releases its final rankings, Alabama, Oregon and Florida State seem to be in control of their championship chances.
November 18, 2014 | By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer | Sports