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Compulsive gambler chases $20M long-shot lawsuit against casinos

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. - She was an ambitious lawyer and TV commentator who starting going to Atlantic City casinos to relax, and soon was getting high-roller treatment that included limousines whisking her to the resort.

March 23, 2008 | By WAYNE PARRY Associated Press Writer | National


Caught speeding on camera, police in a Md. county refuse to pay tickets; May be disciplined

ROCKVILLE, Md. - No matter what the cameras say, some drivers are refusing to pay dozens of $40 speeding fines.

March 23, 2008 | The Associated Press | National


In deep winter, volunteer efforts help stave off the cold for New England families

BANGOR, Maine - The low point in Kimberly Henderson's struggle to keep her family warm came in early January when she was too broke to order an oil delivery and had to buy a 5-gallon container to take to her dealer to get enough fuel to make it through the night.

March 23, 2008 | By JERRY HARKAVY Associated Press Writer | National


Orlando mother accused of using car wash hose to discipline child

ORLANDO, Fla. - Authorities have arrested a mother who was videotaped spraying her young daughter with a high-pressure water hose at a Florida car wash.

March 23, 2008 | The Associated Press | National


Robbery suspect arrested in chase charged in Auburn student death

AUBURN, Ala. - A man arrested after a car and foot chase by police who suspected him in a string of robberies was charged with capital murder in the abduction and shooting death of an Auburn University student, police said Saturday.

March 23, 2008 | By DESIREE HUNTER Associated Press Writer | National


With plenty of heart, a Southern Utah guard plays with only one hand

CEDAR CITY, Utah - When Dax Crum was a first-grader, his teacher stopped calling on him because he tried to answer every question.

March 23, 2008 | By DOUG ALDEN Associated Press Writer | National


Diamond Eagles pound Michigan

GREENVILLE, N.C. -Georgia Southern University Baseball fought through a rain delay all day Friday and another for 68 minutes to start Saturday, but the delays didn't affect the offense as the Eagles beat 23rd-ranked Michigan 12-3. The Eagles improved to 5-5 overall.

March 23, 2008 | Georgia Southern AMR | Georgia Southern


Killer recently released from prison charged in brother's death, 5 others in Tenn.

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - A convicted killer recently released from prison was charged Saturday with fatally shooting his brother during an argument and then killing five witnesses, including two of his brother's children, police said.

March 23, 2008 | By WOODY BAIRD Associated Press Writer | National


Va. law calls for adults convicted of French kissing minors to register as sex offenders

RICHMOND, Va. - State legislators passed a law Saturday that would require adults who French kiss a child younger than 13 to register as a sex offender.

March 23, 2008 | By DENA POTTER Associated Press Writer | National


Gardening with Stephanie Tames

It started out innocently. I always dreamed of having a garden enclosed by ivy-covered walls, like the pictures I had seen of English country cottages. The naked cinder block wall in my back yard cried out for cover. Here was my chance to begin the garden I always wanted. With a small piece of rooted English ivy (Hedera helix) from a friend, I began my long-dreamed-of ivy covered walls.

March 23, 2008 | By STEPHANIE TAMES | Lifestyles Columnists


Thinking of God with Larry Sheehy

Even if you're just a casual sports fan, you may recall the incident during the 1996 baseball season when Baltimore's Roberto Alomar, enraged at the umpire's call of "strike three," intentionally spat in the ump's face! Few actions have caused more uproar in any sport. His five-game suspension was little more than a slap on the wrist in the assessment of many fans. But that was the least of it. The shunning of Alomar by many, and his own self-condemnation, made life a nightmare For months the feelings between him and the umpire remained sour.

March 23, 2008 | By LARRY SHEEHY | Lifestyles Columnists


Dā€™Zamko-Groover

Mr. and Mrs. Erik Lance D'Zamko of Jefferson, Ga., announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Breanna Rose D'Zamko, to Matthew Branden Groover, son of Mr. and Mrs. Warren Bruce Groover of Statesboro.

March 23, 2008 | | Wedding Planner


Bulloch History by Roger Allen

There were three basic types of agricultural farm ownership in Bulloch County at the turn of the 20th century. First, of course, was private ownership of the land. Secondly, there were two types of tenancy arrangements: the first, where the landlord collected rent from the tenant; and the second, where the landlord collected a percentage of the crops.

March 23, 2008 | By ROGER ALLEN | Lifestyles Columnists


Recent Births 3/9

Keirra Faith Nicole

March 23, 2008 | From Staff Reports | Births


Fleming-Fordham

Mr. and Mrs. Ronnie Fleming of Millen are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Miss Virginia Elizabeth Fleming, to Mr. Chad Foy Fordham, son of Mr. and Mrs. Burney Fordham of Brooklet.

March 23, 2008 | | Wedding Planner


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Juveniles arrested in Candler County Boys & Girls Club arson case

Metter police arrested two young boys Monday on arson and burglary charges in connection with a fire that damaged the home of the Boys & Girls Club of Candler County.

January 27, 2015 | From staff reports | Local


Snowstorm shuts down East Coast

NEW YORK - New York City looked like a ghost town early Tuesday, blanketed by a snowstorm that disrupted life for tens of millions of people along the U.S. East Coast.

January 27, 2015 | By MEGHAN BARR Associated Press | Associated Press




Media madness

PHOENIX - This is not a story about Super Bowl Media Day. Thank God. This IS a story about the story of Super Bowl Media Day.

January 26, 2015 | By EDDIE PELLS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Gators get it done on the mat

SAVANNAH - Bulloch Academy ran away with the first annual Cavalier Invitational wrestling tournament this past Saturday.

January 26, 2015 | By RAHN HUTCHESON Special to the Herald | Prep Sports 360


South Georgia Fury turning some heads

In just over five years, the South Georgia Fury softball club has gone from a struggling, two-team operation into a growing success story that will field six teams and showcase 70 players in dozens of tournaments throughout the spring and summer.

January 26, 2015 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Prep Sports 360


Chariman Brian France discusses 2015 season

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - NASCAR won't change its new championship format, which chairman Brian France said Monday is "overwhelmingly popular" with fans.

January 26, 2015 | By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer | NASCAR


Snowstorm threatens to paralyze the crowded Northeast

NEW YORK - More than 35 million people along the Philadelphia-to-Boston corridor rushed to get home and settle in Monday as a fearsome storm swirled in with the potential for hurricane-force winds and 1 to 3 feet of snow that could paralyze the Northeast for days.

January 26, 2015 | By MEGHAN BARR Associated Press | Associated Press


Sheriff: Bodies found near vehicle of missing Ga. couple

McRAE, Ga. - The car belonging to a Georgia couple who were reported missing after traveling to meet a person claiming to sell a classic auto has been found in a lake and two bodies were found nearby, authorities said Monday.

January 26, 2015 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Associated Press


Study: Savannah River has room for Georgia, South Carolina to build new port

SAVANNAH - The Savannah River has enough room for cargo ships to accommodate Georgia and South Carolina adding a new port terminal downstream from the busy Port of Savannah, according to a study presented to officials from both states Monday.

January 26, 2015 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Associated Press


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - AT&T fixing conversion issues with Alltel

Cellphone companies provide easy punch lines for comedians. There was no exception last week when The Second City Comedy Club visited the Averitt Center.

January 26, 2015 | | Local


3 new partners at Dabbs, Hickman, Hill & Cannon

The certified public accounting firm of Dabbs, Hickman, Hill and Cannon, LLP announces that Tal R. Johnson, Vivian S. Myers and Austin K. York were named as partners with the firm. In their new leadership capacity, they join a firm that has served clients for nearly 50 years.

January 26, 2015 | Special to the Herald | Business




January 24 - Jackie Vera "Mother Dear" Waters Crawford Johnson, died January 23, 2015, at Ogeechee H

Jackie Vera "Mother Dear" Waters Crawford Johnson

January 26, 2015 | | Obituaries


Device, possibly aerial drone, found on White House grounds

WASHINGTON - A device, possibly an unmanned aerial drone, was found on the White House grounds during the middle of the night while President Barack Obama and the first lady were in India, but his spokesman said Monday that it posed no threat.

January 26, 2015 | By NEDRA PICKLER Associated Press | Associated Press


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