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Hispanic teens try drugs, suicide at higher rates

ATLANTA - Hispanic high school students use drugs and attempt suicide at higher rates than their black and white classmates, according to a new federal survey that shows a continuation of a troubling trend.

June 19, 2008 | By MIKE STOBBE AP Medical Writer | National


Oil falls after government says gas demand is down

NEW YORK - Oil prices fell below $123 Wednesday after the Energy Department said gasoline demand fell sharply last week while fuel inventories jumped more than expected.

June 19, 2008 | By JOHN WILEN AP Business Writer | National


Bridge 6/5

English lexicographer Samuel Johnson said, "Curiosity is one of the most permanent and certain characteristics of a vigorous intellect."

June 19, 2008 | By PHILLIP ALDER | Coffee Break


Astrograph 6/5

In the year ahead, a number of needed changes could take place that will prove to be heartwarming; they will also turn out to be for your ultimate good. Regardless of their origin, you'll be glad they occurred.

June 19, 2008 | By BERNICE BEDE OSOL | Coffee Break


Study secretly tracks cell phone users outside US

WASHINGTON - Researchers secretly tracked the locations of 100,000 people outside the United States through their cell phone use and concluded that most people rarely stray more than a few miles from home.

June 19, 2008 | By SETH BORENSTEIN AP Science Writer | National


Mukasey defends military commissions for terror cases

FARMINGTON, Pa. - Attorney General Michael Mukasey, defending military commissions to prosecute suspected terrorists, told federal judges Wednesday the upcoming trials will be ''in the best traditions of the American legal system.''

June 19, 2008 | By MATT APUZZO Associated Press Writer | National


Bulloch teachers 'upset' about CRCT

Bulloch County students who failed portions of a state-mandated test are hitting the books again during a summer remediation program aimed towards improving their test scores.

June 19, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Judge: Army wrong to allow logging at Cypress Lake without permit

SAVANNAH - A federal ruling that the Army Corps of Engineers wrongly waived a permit for logging on a private lake has clarified an exemption in pollution laws and could lead to better wetland protection, an environmental group said Monday.

June 19, 2008 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press Writer | Local


Obama names a Kennedy to help pick a veep

NEW YORK - Barack Obama turned to the hunt for a running mate Wednesday, with Hillary Rodham Clinton's supporters urging him to put her on the ticket now that she's decided to back his inevitable nomination.

June 19, 2008 | By NEDRA PICKLER Associated Press Writer | Campaign 2008


Ex-Bush health chief’s firm wins Sept. 11 work

WASHINGTON - As President Bush's health chief, Tommy Thompson proudly trumpeted millions of taxpayer dollars to help workers sickened by the Sept. 11 attacks at the World Trade Center, even amid complaints that his agency wasn't doing enough.

June 19, 2008 | By DEVLIN BARRETT Associated Press Writer | Washington


Ask Dr. Gott 6/5

DEAR DR. GOTT: I recently read your letter about the reader who uses a Tic Tac for nighttime dry mouth. I use Halls Sugar Free cough drops because I am diabetic. Please put this tip in your column for others to use.

June 19, 2008 | By DR. PETER GOTT | Coffee Break


Venezuelan intelligence law draws protests, seen as potential tool against dissent

CARACAS, Venezuela - A new intelligence law that President Hugo Chavez enacted by decree is drawing protests from human rights activists who say it could lead to serious violations of civil liberties and become a tool for cracking down on dissent.

June 18, 2008 | By CHRISTOPHER TOOTHAKER Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Astrograph 6/4

In arrangements or involvements where you are free to call your own shots, you will do quite well in the year ahead. Conversely, when another is running the show, it will put limits on your talents and skills.

June 18, 2008 | By BERNICE BEDE OSOL | Coffee Break


Nevada nuclear dump application filed Tuesday

WASHINGTON - Energy Secretary Samuel Bodman said Tuesday he's confident the government's license application to build a nuclear waste dump in Nevada will ''stand up to any challenge anywhere.''

June 18, 2008 | By H. JOSEF HEBERT Associated Press Writer | Washington


Report: Assad says talks with Israel need US sponsor

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Syria's president said he was willing to hold direct peace talks with Israel in the future under U.S. sponsorship, laying out his vision of how negotiations could progress.

June 18, 2008 | By BARBARA SURK Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


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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


2015 top pick Beasley ready to double up as OLB, DE

May 23, 2016 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Falcons


Summer camp season kicks off

May 23, 2016 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


AgSouth to offer Farmers Educational Workshop

If you're new to farming or taking over your family's business and want to grow, you may want to register for AgSouth Farm ...

May 23, 2016 | Special to the Herald | Business


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Tourism continues to grow in Georgia, Bulloch

Community leaders came together last week to celebrate another banner year for tourism in Statesboro and Bulloch County.

May 23, 2016 | | Local


Adventures in Scouting

Connor Calhoun, a member of Boy Scout Troop 342 of Statesboro, recently earned the rank of Eagle Scout. He received the highest award in Scouting ...

May 23, 2016 | Special to the Herald | Local






Thinking of God with Larry Sheehy: Who has the spiritual authority in your life?

In many - perhaps most - families, parents and children often find themselves in conflict, sometimes seriously so. It's normal for children, often beginning at a ...

May 22, 2016 | | Life


Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: Homeschooled children shouldn't be micromanaged

Q: I homeschool my three children, ages are 8, 6 and 5. The older two have a very poor attitude about doing schoolwork, especially math ...

May 22, 2016 | | Life


Bulloch History with Roger Allen: Bulloch County affected by cross section of rivers

Note: The following is the conclusion of a series of columns exploring use of rivers in the early history of Georgia and Bulloch County.

May 22, 2016 | | Life


On Aging: The good news for seniors

The good news for and about senior citizens is that there are a lot of us, both in raw numbers and as a proportion of ...

May 22, 2016 | | Life


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