As Brian VanGorder learned in 2006 during his year as Georgia Southern's head coach - Eagle Nation doesn't like its traditions messed with.
August 21, 2014 | By MATT YOGUS | Georgia Southern
It looks like we're going to have a great semester here at old East Georgia State College! The hallways are packed and students are trying to find their room assignments, make new friends, wait in long lines at the book store and just get comfortable with life after high school. It's not easy! You'd think that with all these electronic gizmos and computer knowledge, these young folks have the answers of the universe in the palms of their hands. Confusion reigns!
August 21, 2014 | | 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.
August 21, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Police Report
Bulloch County commissioners voted Tuesday to appeal a judge's order that a previous denial of conditional use be reversed.
August 21, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local
A "distinctive tattoo" led to a man being arrested Wednesday on burglary charges after sheriff's deputies shared images from a surveillance video taken when the suspect burglarized a local business, according to the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office.
August 21, 2014 | From staff reports | Local
Organizers of a ceremony rededicating the Screven County High School football stadium to its namesake, Maj. Charles L. Kelly, hope to honor Vietnam War veterans from throughout the area at the event preceding Saturday night's football game in Sylvania.
August 21, 2014 | From staff reports | Local
Georgia Southern University will host its Fall 'Boro Browse event on Tuesday.
August 21, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Local
WASHINGTON - The government has reached a $16.65 billion settlement with Bank of America over its role in the sale of mortgage-backed securities in the run-up to the financial crisis, the Justice Department announced Thursday.
August 21, 2014 | By PETE YOST and MARCY GORDON Associated Press | Nation
ATLANTA - Two American aid workers who were infected with the deadly Ebola virus have been discharged from an Atlanta hospital, where the scene Thursday was festive and celebratory - a stark contrast to the sterile, rushed atmosphere that marked their arrival nearly three weeks ago.
August 21, 2014 | By KATHLEEN FOODY Associated Press | Local
Consumers be aware - $100 isn't "worth" the same amount in each state, according to a map released this week.
August 21, 2014 | By FAITH HEATON JOLLEY Deseret News National | Hot topics
Millions have taken to the Internet to remember actor-comedian Robin Williams, who died at age 63 in a suspected suicide.
August 21, 2014 | By CHANDRA JOHNSON Deseret News National | Hot topics
KENYA - An estimated 100,000 elephants in Africa have been killed by poachers from 2010-12, according to a new peer reviewed study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. The killings have increased as a result of the growing demand for ivory sold on the black-market in China and other Asian countries.
August 21, 2014 | By LINDSEY PETERSON Deseret News National | World
Cars are one of the most important status symbols in America. The kind of car you drive indicates the kind of person you think you are, and the kind of person you want other people to think you are. Sociologists have long studied the different kinds of cars in order to determine how they relate to a person's self-image. We are happy now to bring you the fruits of that research:
August 21, 2014 | By TIM TORKILDSON Deseret News National | Hot topics
ATLANTA - At least one of the two American aid workers who were infected with the deadly Ebola virus in Africa has recovered and was to be discharged Thursday from an Atlanta hospital, a spokeswoman for the aid group he was working for said.
August 21, 2014 | By JEFF MARTIN Associated Press | World
KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine - Former President George W. Bush took the ice bucket challenge then nominated former President Bill Clinton to do it next.
August 21, 2014 | Associated Press | World
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July 27 - Mr. Wendell Newsome, the son of Doris Newsome and the late Joel Newsome, died on Saturday,
Melanie Warwick Classens
July 26, 2014 | | Obituaries
ATLANTA - Freddie Freeman had three hits and an RBI, Julio Teheran earned his 10th win and the Atlanta Braves took advantage of Ordisamer Despaigne's control problems to beat the San Diego Padres 5-3 on Saturday night.
July 26, 2014 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves
Scott Farmer has a unique perspective on Georgia Southern's transition from the Football Championship Subdivision to the Football Bowl Subdivision Sun Belt Conference.
July 26, 2014 | By MATT YOGUS firstname.lastname@example.org | Georgia Southern
FLOWERY BRANCH - Through the first two days of training camp, the Atlanta Falcons look just fine along the offensive line.
July 26, 2014 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Falcons
INDIANAPOLIS - The reminders that Jeff Gordon won here 20 years ago plaster Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
July 26, 2014 | By DAN GELSTON AP Sports Writer | NASCAR
Successful, hybrid-published erotic romance author Alessandra Torre, or A.R. Torre, for her latest book, "The Girl in 6E," has set bits of it in Brooklet, with a character from Statesboro. Released July 8 by the Hachette Book Group under its Redhook imprint, it is her first thriller and first book in hardcover.
July 26, 2014 | By AL HACKLE | Local
Why is there so much gridlock in Washington? Why is Congress so messed up?
July 26, 2014 | By JASON WERMERS | Local
Georgia's new gun law may allow licensed citizens to take their guns into bars, churches and some government buildings, but colleges reserve the right to ban firearms from their campuses.
July 26, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local
Georgia Southern University will be tobacco free starting Friday, in accordance with a new policy by the University System of Georgia's Board of Regents.
July 26, 2014 | BY JENNIFER ARTHURS Herald Intern | Local
PHILADELPHIA - Police are searching for two men who carjacked an SUV and plowed into a group of children and adults selling fruit to raise money for their church, killing three kids and critically injuring their mother and the carjacking victim. Another woman was hurt but is in stable condition.
July 26, 2014 | Associated Press | World
WASHINGTON - The United States shut down its embassy in Libya on Saturday and evacuated its diplomats to neighboring Tunisia under U.S. military escort amid a significant deterioration in security in Tripoli as fighting intensified between rival militias, the State Department said.
July 26, 2014 | By MATTHEW LEE Associated Press | World
July 26 - Mrs. Thelva Horton Sharpe, age 103, died on Friday, July 25, 2014, at Gentilly Gardens und
Mrs. Thelva Horton Sharpe
July 25, 2014 | | Obituaries
TIFTON - The Statesboro-Bulloch County Sharks swim team sent 25 swimmers to the Georgia Recreation and Parks Association state swim meet on July 18 and 19.
July 25, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Sports
ATLANTA - Rookie Jesse Hahn allowed only three hits in six innings to remain unbeaten on the road and the San Diego Padres beat Atlanta 5-2 on Friday night to continue their recent success against the Braves.
July 25, 2014 | The Associated Press | Atlanta Braves
FLOWERY BRANCH - The Atlanta Falcons won't be easing their way into this season.
July 25, 2014 | The Associated Press | Atlanta Falcons