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Sales slide in August while price pressures abate

WASHINGTON - The largest drop in wholesale prices in nearly two years in August failed to spur consumers to spend more at the shopping malls, raising new worries about a possible recession as the temporary boost from tax rebate checks becomes a distant memory.

September 27, 2008 | By MARTIN CRUTSINGER Associated Press Writer | Washington


Hurricane Ike begins to batter Texas coast

HOUSTON - Hurricane Ike, a colossal storm nearly as big as Texas itself, battered the coast Friday, threatening to obliterate waterfront towns and give the skyscrapers, refineries and docks of the nation's fourth-largest city their worst pounding in a generation.

September 27, 2008 | By JUAN A. LOZANO and PAULINE ARRILLAGA Associated Press Writers | National


English Channel tunnel can resume ’progressively’

CALAIS, France - The undersea train tunnel that has revolutionized travel between France and England can reopen and traffic should resume ''progressively,'' the operator said late Friday, after firefighters extinguished an intense blaze earlier in the day.

September 27, 2008 | By MARTIN MAZURKIEWCZ Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Zimbabwe deal gives opposition Cabinet, police

HARARE, Zimbabwe - President Robert Mugabe and his main rival agreed to divide control of the police and army and strike a delicate balance in Zimbabwe's Cabinet - but their power-sharing deal will be under enormous pressure from long-simmering differences and economic collapse.

September 27, 2008 | By ANGUS SHAW Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Pope, in France, cautions against fanaticism

PARIS - Pope Benedict XVI encouraged a greater role for religion in European society but cautioned against fanaticism as he met Friday with political, Jewish and Muslim leaders in his first papal visit to France.

September 27, 2008 | By FRANCES D’EMILIO Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


US says Venezuelans aided drug traffickers

WASHINGTON - The United States on Friday accused three members of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez's inner circle of aiding Colombian rebels by supplying arms and helping drug traffickers. Washington also expelled Chavez's ambassador as a diplomatic clash intensified.

September 27, 2008 | By FOSTER KLUG and IAN JAMES Associated Press Writer | Washington


At least 4 dead in LA commuter train wreck

LOS ANGELES - A Metrolink commuter train believed to be carrying up to 350 people collided with a freight train Friday, killing four people and injuring dozens of others.

September 27, 2008 | By THOMAS WATKINS Associated Press Writer | National


Police Report - September 13

(Note: All information included in this report is taken from law enforcement incident reports and arrest records, which are public records and available for review at any and all local law enforcement agencies. Not every arrest leads to a conviction. Guilt or innocence is determined by the court system.)

September 27, 2008 | From Staff Reports | Crime Report


Mom accused of using child’s ID to be cheerleader

GREEN BAY, Wis. - A 33-year-old woman stole her daughter's identity to attend high school and join the cheerleading squad, according to a criminal complaint filed against the woman.

September 27, 2008 | The Associated Press | National


O.J. Simpson jury neither his dream nor nightmare

LAS VEGAS - It is not the jury of O.J. Simpson's dreams, but neither does it shape up to be his nightmare.

September 27, 2008 | By LINDA DEUTSCH Associated Press Writer | National


2 die in shooting at Philly youth basketball event

PHILADELPHIA - Two gunmen fired on a group of people gathered for a trophy presentation after a neighborhood youth basketball game, killing the league's organizer and a teenager, and wounding four others.

September 27, 2008 | The Associated Press | National


Ask AP: Gold at Fort Knox, jobs sent overseas

There's gold in them thar vaults! But how much?

September 27, 2008 | The Associated Press | National


Worries simmer over absent North Korean strongman

SEOUL, South Korea - The ''Dear Leader'' is ill and out of sight - at a time when North Korea is backtracking on a pledge to abandon its nuclear ambitions and is building a missile base that analysts say could put U.S. territory within range.

September 27, 2008 | By KELLY OLSEN Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Colorado ranch owner accused in deaths of 32 bison

FAIRPLAY, Colo. - Keep your bison off my property or risk having them hunted, software executive Jeff Hawn warned his neighbor outside this old Colorado mining town. In a lawsuit he said the animals knocked his satellite television dishes off line and left dung, tracks and hair on ''pristine pasture on rolling hills.''

September 27, 2008 | By COLLEEN SLEVIN Associated Press Writer | National


Dear Abby 9/13

DEAR ABBY: I married my high school sweetheart at 18 and put off college to start the family that we always wanted. Nine years later, we have three beautiful daughters.

September 27, 2008 | By ABIGAIL VAN BUREN | Coffee Break


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Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: Motivation key when choosing private school

Q: We have just moved and are seeking a new school for our two children - 6- and 8-year-old boys. They are smart, respectful of adults ...

May 28, 2017 | | Life


Thinking of God with Larry Sheehy: Ancient text: 'Of all these hours, fear but one!'

On the wall above an ancient sundial in Cluny, France is engraved this warning: "Of all these hours, fear but one!" The "hour" spoken of ...

May 28, 2017 | | Life


Bulloch History with Roger Allen: Nation, Georgia set up Rural Free Delivery mail routes

Note: The following is one of a series of columns looking at the establishment of the postal system in the nation, southeast Georgia and Bulloch ...

May 28, 2017 | | Life


Love, death and Eagle Creek

When Big Phyllis died, Lynn decided that, while flowers were nice and there was certain to be spray after spray from the Republican Women and ...

May 28, 2017 | By Kathy Bradley | Life


Valedictorians 2017

Evan Amaral spent his high school days hoping and dreaming of being Bulloch Academy's valedictorian for 2017.

May 28, 2017 | By Holli Deal Saxon | Life


Valedictorians 2017

Joseph Muldrew, 18, is the son of Judge Michael Muldrew, Ogeechee Judicial Circuit, and his wife Laurie Muldrew, a math instructor at Ogeechee Technical College ...

May 28, 2017 | By HAYLEY GREENE | Special to the Herald | Life


Valedictorians 2017

Striving to be her school's top student was a dream for Trinity Christian School's 2017 valedictorian Lauren McNure.

May 28, 2017 | By Holli Deal Saxon | Life


Valedictorians 2017

Study abroad in Ireland or Italy, buy a car and travel – these were just some of the things on Holly Sawyer's list of things ...

May 28, 2017 | By HAYLEY GREENE | Special to the Herald | Life


Valedictorians 2017

She's one of those people you meet "whom you know will contribute greatly to this world." That's how Dr. R. Jannet Kocerha, describes ...

May 28, 2017 | By HAYLEY GREENE | Special to the Herald | Life


Valedictorians 2017

Robert Williamson, Statesboro STEAM's 2017 valedictorian, plans to become a research scientist after achieving a doctorate in physics.

May 28, 2017 | By Holli Deal Saxon | Life




Eagles in the chip

A night after one of the most thrilling comeback wins in Georgia Southern Baseball history, the Eagles had to erase a deficit once again.

May 27, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Timely first inning propels USA to SBC championship

In spite of the rain and the shortening of their baseball tournament, the Sun Belt certainly has delivered on their famous moniker for being "fun".

May 27, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


Bucket list: Earnhardt seeking Coca-Cola 600 victory

CONCORD, N.C. - Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s first childhood memories of Cup Series racing come from Charlotte Motor Speedway.

May 27, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


Ex-Senate staffer: Hall of Fame pitcher Jim Bunning has died

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Former U.S. Sen. Jim Bunning, a Hall of Fame pitcher who parlayed his sports fame into a political career as an uncompromising ...

May 27, 2017 | The Associated Press | Sports


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