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 email@example.com | 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 | Local
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 | | Local
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
Mrs. James Richard Dunstan is pleased to announce the engagement of her daughter, Margaret Durant Dunstan, to Mr. Christopher James Newland, son of Mrs. Joanne Smith Newland.
August 31, 2014 | | Weddings
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July 27 - Mr. Wendell Newsome, the son of Doris Newsome and the late Joel Newsome, died on Saturday,
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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