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Nepal swears in new assembly

KATMANDU - Nepal stood on the brink of becoming the world's newest republic Tuesday as an assembly charged with ending 239 years of royal rule was sworn in amid tight security.

June 11, 2008 | By MATTHEW ROSENBERG Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Pakistan province demanding frugal wedding parties

LAHORE, Pakistan - When Mohammad Imran was planning the dinner for his cousin's wedding reception, he had no excuse to trim the pricey menu down from six entrees. Then the government came to his rescue.

June 11, 2008 | By NAHAL TOOSI and ASIF SHAHZAD Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Hire ex-con in Philly, get $10K annual tax credit

PHILADELPHIA - One-time thief Heber Nixon Jr. has filled out his share of futile job applications. All said being a felon wouldn't stand in his way - but the promised calls from managers never came.

June 11, 2008 | By KATHY MATHESON Associated Press Writer | National


Children in Katrina trailers may face lifelong ailments

BAY ST. LOUIS, MISS. - The anguish of Hurricane Katrina should have ended for Gina Bouffanie and her daughter when they left their FEMA trailer. But with each hospital visit and each labored breath her child takes, the young mother fears it has just begun.

June 11, 2008 | By JOHN GONZALES Associated Press Writer | National


May consumer confidence falls to near 16-year low

NEW YORK - Soaring gas prices and weakening job prospects left shoppers gloomier about the economy in May, sending a key barometer of consumer sentiment to its lowest level in almost 16 years.

June 11, 2008 | By ANNE D’INNOCENZIO AP Business Writer | National


5 people die in South Los Angeles vehicle pileup

LOS ANGELES - Both the scene and the toll of a fiery six-vehicle crash were staggering.

June 11, 2008 | The Associated Press | National


NASA lander in OK shape, photo caught Mars landing

TUCSON, Ariz. - Fresh images sent back by NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander from the Martian northern polar region showed most of its science instruments were in good shape, mission scientists said.

June 11, 2008 | By ARTHUR H. ROTSTEIN Associated Press Writer | National


Charity: UN peacekeepers, aid workers abusing kids

UNITED NATIONS - U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon expressed ''deep concern'' Tuesday after a leading children's charity said it uncovered evidence of widespread sexual abuse of children at the hands of U.N. peacekeepers and international aid workers.

June 11, 2008 | By EDITH LEDERER Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


China evacuates villagers after new flood threat

MIANYANG, China - About 80,000 people were evacuated Tuesday from downstream of an unstable earthquake-created dam that is threatening to collapse, and troops rushed to carve a trench to drain the water before it floods the valley.

June 11, 2008 | By AUDRA ANG Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Pirates seize ship off coast of Somalia

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands - A Dutch shipping company negotiated with Somali pirates Tuesday, seeking the release of nine crew members on a freighter that was hijacked in the latest attack on merchant shipping off the coast of Somalia.

June 11, 2008 | By ARTHUR MAX Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Democrat questions US aid to Pakistan

WASHINGTON - The U.S. should rethink its approach in Pakistan, including a multimillion-dollar program aimed at training and equipping tribal militants, unless Islamabad does more to keep terrorists from crossing the Afghan border, a top Democrat said Tuesday.

June 11, 2008 | By ANNE FLAHERTY Associated Press Writer | Washington


Court OKs suits on retaliation in race, age cases

WASHINGTON - An unexpected blend of liberal and conservative Supreme Court justices gave workers more leeway Tuesday to sue when they face retaliation after complaining about discrimination in the workplace.

June 11, 2008 | By MARK SHERMAN Associated Press Writer | Washington


Wartime PTSD cases jump to 40,000

WASHINGTON - The number of troops diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder jumped by roughly 50 percent in 2007, the most violent year so far in the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan, Pentagon records show.

June 11, 2008 | By PAULINE JELINEK Associated Press Writer | Washington


Kennedy has major cancer bill in Senate

WASHINGTON - Sen. Edward Kennedy's battle with a malignant brain tumor is likely to put a dramatic personal stamp on a health care cause he first championed nearly 40 years ago: The nation's war on cancer.

June 11, 2008 | By ANDREW MIGA Associated Press Writer | Washington


CIA planning for al-Qaida ‘‘succession crisis’’

WASHINGTON - The U.S. is making ''a big and continual push'' to capture or kill al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden, but his demise won't end the organization's menace, CIA Director Michael Hayden said Tuesday in an Associated Press interview.

June 11, 2008 | By PAMELA HESS Associated Press Writer | Washington


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SEB drops 37-13 game to Mustangs

BROOKLET - Leading up to Friday night's game, Southeast Bulloch Head Coach Pat Collins stressed consistency in practice as the Yellow Jackets prepared to face ...

September 04, 2015 | By LUKE MARTIN Herald Correspondent | Prep Sports 360


US jobless rate falls to 7-year low

WASHINGTON - U.S. unemployment fell to a seven-year low of 5.1 percent last month, but hiring slowed - a mixed bag of news that offers ...

September 04, 2015 | By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER AP Economics Writers | Associated Press


Kibler-Colson

Mr. and Mrs. Keith David Kibler of Statesboro are pleased to announce the upcoming marriage of their daughter, Lauren Nicole, to Jeremy Randall Colson of ...

September 04, 2015 | Special to the Herald | Weddings


Hammock-Hodges

Mr. and Mrs. William Alvin Hammock of Statesboro are pleased to announce the upcoming marriage of their daughter, Stacey Rayne Hammock, to Brian Lee Hodges ...

September 04, 2015 | Special to the Herald | Weddings


Parrondo Anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Roland T. Parrondo of Statesboro celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Aug. 15. The couple was married on Aug. 15, 1965, at ...

September 04, 2015 | Special to the Herald | Weddings


Aziz-Young

Mr. and Mrs. Jim Aziz of Statesboro announce the engagement of their daughter, Sarah Elizabeth "Betsy" Aziz of Atlanta, to Matthew Ryan Young, son of ...

September 04, 2015 | Special to the Herald | Weddings




Ryan Zimmerman stays hot as Nationals rout Braves 15-1

WASHINGTON - Ryan Zimmerman continued his torrid stretch with three hits and four RBIs, Jordan Zimmermann pitched six solid innings and the Washington Nationals opened a ...

September 03, 2015 | By HARVEY VALENTINE AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Chubb set to embrace 'big role' in No. 9 Georgia's offense

ATHENS, Ga.- One year ago, Nick Chubb didn't know if he'd get a carry in Georgia's opening game.

September 03, 2015 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | UGA


Judge sides with Brady on 'Deflategate'

NEW YORK - Tom Brady learned Thursday he will start the season on the field after a judge lifted the league's four-game suspension of the ...

September 03, 2015 | By LARRY NEUMEISTER Associated Press | Sports


Gators renew rivalry with Robert Toombs

Pads will be popping and bodies will be flying along Westside Road tonight when Bulloch Academy hosts long-time rival Robert Toombs Christian Academy.

September 03, 2015 | By RAHN HUTCHESON Herald Correspondent | Prep Sports 360


Statesboro seeking first win of season

The Statesboro Blue Devils had a week to prepare for their non-region matchup against the Wayne County Yellow Jackets after a tough season-opener loss to ...

September 03, 2015 | By HORACE HOLLOMAN hholloman@statesboroherald.com | Prep Sports 360


Portal pays visit to Treutlen

Mental mistakes and turnovers hurt the Panthers' chances of winning its first game of the season against Josey High School last week.

September 03, 2015 | By HORACE HOLLOMAN hholloman@statesboroherald.com | Prep Sports 360


SEB hosts Mustangs

BROOKLET - One week after nearly upsetting eighth ranked Pierce County, the Southeast Bulloch Yellow Jackets will look to build off of their first game as ...

September 03, 2015 | By LUKE MARTIN Herald Correspondent | Prep Sports 360


First Friday to feature ‘Taste of Downtown’

How would you like to sample most of your local restaurants in one convenient location, and for only a small fee?

September 03, 2015 | Special to the Herald | Local


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