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Nation’s scenic parkways strained as traffic grows

ARLINGTON, Va. - Meandering through wooded hills, the George Washington Memorial Parkway offers stunning views of the Potomac River and the capital's monuments beyond. It also offers one of the most direct commutes to downtown Washington for suburban residents - and that has brought traffic it was never intended to handle.

July 28, 2008 | BY SARAH KARUSH Associated Press Writer | National


Crews ’turn the corner’ against 1 Calif. wildfire

PARADISE, Calif. - Many firefighters and homeowners were able to take a collective breath Sunday morning as another town appeared to have been spared from yet another wildfire in the unprecedented California fire season.

July 28, 2008 | By JASON DEAREN and JULIANA BARBASSA Associated Press Writer | National


It’s a girl — and a boy — for Brangelina

NICE, France - Brad Pitt was emotional but calm, Angelina Jolie laughed and chatted. The world's most famous celebrity couple were joined in emotion during the birth of their twins - a boy and a girl - and all ''are doing marvelously well,'' the doctor who delivered the babies in a seaside hospital on the French Riviera said Sunday.

July 28, 2008 | By COLLEEN LONG Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Bulloch History by Roger Allen

Note: The following was inadvertently left out of the third part of a series on Confederate Cavalry regiments who came from parts of southeast Georgia.

July 27, 2008 | By ROGER ALLEN | Lifestyles Columnists


US judge blocks gas drilling in Michigan forest

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. - A federal judge has overturned a decision by the U.S. Forest Service to allow oil and gas drilling near a forest and a river in Michigan's northern Lower Peninsula.

July 27, 2008 | By JOHN FLESHER Associated Press Writer | National


Rescued Colombia hostages head home to Florida

SAN ANTONIO - Three Americans freed after being held more than five years by rebels in Colombia gave thanks Saturday and urged people to not forget other hostages who were left behind.

July 27, 2008 | By ELIZABETH WHITE Associated Press Writer | National


Crews 'turn the corner’ against 1 Calif. wildfire

PARADISE, Calif. - Firefighters ''turned the corner'' Saturday on a wildfire that destroyed part of a town in the Sierra Nevada foothills, one of the hundreds of blazes that continue to char huge swaths of California.

July 27, 2008 | By DON THOMPSON and TERENCE CHEA Associated Press Writer | National


Roller girls give chase in La. version of bull run

NEW ORLEANS - It's the running of the bulls, New Orleans style.

July 27, 2008 | By JANET McCONNAUGHEY Associated Press Writer | National


Immigration treats church sanctuary carefully

CHICAGO - Everyone knows where Flor Crisostomo lives, even the federal immigration officials who have ordered her deported to Mexico. The reason they haven't detained her is her address - Adalberto United Methodist Church.

July 27, 2008 | By SOPHIA TAREEN Associated Press Writer | National


Pioneering heart doctor Michael DeBakey dead at 99

HOUSTON - Dr. Michael DeBakey, the world-famous cardiovascular surgeon who pioneered such now-common procedures as bypass surgery and invented a host of devices to help heart patients, has died. He was 99.

July 27, 2008 | By JOHN PORRETTO Associated Press Writer | National


National Summer Learning Day keeps young minds sharp

Last week, the Statesboro-Bulloch County Parks and Recreation Department teamed up with Georgia Southern University's Office of Student Leadership and Civic Engagement to help Statesboro children keep their minds sharp by celebrating National Summer Learning Day.

July 27, 2008 | By EMILY EISENHART Special to the Herald | Local


Attack of the killer tomatoes

Run! Run for your life!

July 27, 2008 | By PHIL BOYUM | Columnists


McComb-Starling

Mrs. Barbara D. McComb of Brooklet announces the engagement of her daughter, Jennifer Lynn McComb of Brooklet, to James Hutton Starling, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. Harry Starling of Brooklet.

July 27, 2008 | | Wedding Planner


Thomas-McCloy

Ms. Bonnie Allmond of Portal and Mr. and Mrs. Stevie and Shannon Thomas of Garfield, Ga., announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, April N. Thomas, to Christopher A. McCloy, son of Mr. Angus McCloy of Savannah and Ms. Linda McCloy of Statesboro.

July 27, 2008 | | Wedding Planner


David-Mendenhall

Katherine Wright David and Charles McDonald Mendenall were united in marriage at 4:00 in the afternoon on Saturday, August 25, 2007. The double ring ceremony was performed by Dr. Richard Steeg at Jackson Lake Lodge in Grand Teton National Park, Wyo.

July 27, 2008 | | Wedding Planner


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Delegates in hand, Trump says he has nomination

BISMARCK, N.D. - Triumphantly armed with a majority of his party's delegates, Republican Donald Trump unleashed a broadside attack Thursday on Hillary Clinton's ...

May 26, 2016 | By STEPHEN OHLEMACHER and JILL COLVIN Associated Press | Associated Press


Social Security: Many opt in early

CHICAGO - Taking Social Security benefits early comes with a price, yet more than 4 in 10 Americans who are 50 and over say they'll ...

May 26, 2016 | By ADAM ALLINGTON For The Associated Press | Associated Press


‘Missing Man Table’ honors fallen veterans

For almost a decade, Vandy's Restaurant in the Statesboro Mall has provided a meal to veterans on Memorial Day. This year, however, the restaurant ...

May 26, 2016 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local








Gennett's RBI single in 8th lifts Brewers past Braves, 2-1

ATLANTA - Scooter Gennett's tiebreaking single in the eighth inning lifted the Milwaukee Brewers to a 2-1 victory over Atlanta on Tuesday night, spoiling Brian ...

May 24, 2016 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Medals or mosquitoes? Zika still talk of Olympic golf

Olympic qualifying for golf ends in seven weeks, at which time players will have to determine if medals outweigh mosquitoes.

May 24, 2016 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Outdoor Life: Skin cancer not so bad - Take my word for it

Today I'm addressing all my friends and readers who fall into categories that include fishing geeks, camping fanatics, boating enthusiasts, yard workers, gardeners or ...

May 24, 2016 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON | Sports


Multiple scrimmages on deck for prep football programs

May 24, 2016 | By HORACE HOLLOMAN hholloman@statesboroherald.com | Prep Sports 360


Final local election results by the numbers

With all 16 precincts reporting:

May 24, 2016 | From Staff Reports | Local




Averitt summer camps filling up

Registration deadlines are fast approaching for summer camps at the Averitt Center for the Arts, and program director Tony Phillips said he expects more than ...

May 23, 2016 | By CHYNA JAMES Herald Intern | Local


Ga. OKs $7.5M for joint seaport with SC

SAVANNAH - The Georgia Ports Authority approved $7.5 million on Monday for the first big steps toward building a new seaport terminal on the Savannah ...

May 23, 2016 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


Years after death in WWII, vet's remains return home

NEW ORLEANS - More than seven decades after being killed during World War II, Pvt. Earl Joseph Keating finally came home to his native New Orleans ...

May 23, 2016 | By REBECCA SANTANA Associated Press | Associated Press


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