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As insurance premiums soar after Katrina, some homeowners are ‘going bare’

NEW ORLEANS - Disgusted with his insurance company after Hurricane Katrina, the Rev. Simmie Harvey let his homeowner policy lapse and left his house in the hands of a higher power.

April 03, 2007 | By MICHAEL KUNZELMAN Associated Press Writer | Nation


Tests of suspect pet food killed 7, government says

WASHINGTON - As many as one in six animals died in tests of suspect dog and cat food by the manufacturer after complaints the products were poisoning pets around the country, the government said Monday.

April 03, 2007 | By ANDREW BRIDGES Associated Press Writer | Nation


Avret promoted, Lanier hired at Sea Island Bank

Alana Avret was named sales manager of Synovus Mortgage Corp. at Sea Island Bank in Statesboro while Joe Lanier joined the staff as a mortgage lending officer, said D. Wayne Akins Jr., SIB president and CEO.

April 03, 2007 | Special to the Herald | Business


Police Report - March 20

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.

April 03, 2007 | From staff reports | Crime Report


Dogs dominate on Day One of the Schenkel

The Georgia Bulldogs seemed to be the only team able to overcome the elements as they dominated the first two rounds of the Schenkel E-Z-GO Invitational on Saturday at the Forest Heights Country Club in Statesboro.

April 03, 2007 | By MATT YOGUS myogus@statesboroherald.net | Georgia Southern


Dear Abby 3/20

DEAR ABBY: Your reply to "Worried Aunt in Florida" (Feb. 9), whose nephew suffers from OCD, hit the nail on the head. Often parents don't want their children's psychotic behaviors made public by seeking help. Nothing could be so wrong! I know because a close family member, who for years required counseling and analysis, was ignored by her parents so they could avoid the stigma of having a "crazy" child.

April 03, 2007 | By ABIGAIL VAN BUREN | Coffee Break


Astrograph 3/20

You are likely to find that others will be doing many more favors for you without any strings attached than they have ever done in the past. It is now your turn to be repaid for all the kindness you've extended.

April 03, 2007 | By BERNICE BEDE OSOL | Coffee Break


Championships moving to the dome

ATLANTA - The Georgia High School Association voted 46-0 on Monday to hold all five state football championship games at the Georgia Dome in 2008 and '09.

April 03, 2007 | By GEORGE HENRY Associated Press Writer | Sports


Ask Dr. Gott 3/20

DEAR DR. GOTT: I have a question that has bothered me for years. It is probably one of the most irrelevant questions you've been asked in awhile.

April 03, 2007 | By DR. PETER GOTT | Coffee Break


HEALTHBEAT: 2-for-1 transplant lets college student and baby split donated liver

WASHINGTON - The transplant surgeon had good news: A donated liver was on the way for critically ill Maggie Catherwood. Then he asked: Would she let doctors cut off part of her new liver to share with an equally sick baby?

April 03, 2007 | By LAURAN NEERGAARD AP Medical Writer | Nation


Pentagon says planner of USS Cole and U.S. Embassy bombings confesses

WASHINGTON - A Yemeni portrayed as an al-Qaida operative and a member of a terrorist family confessed to plotting the bombings of the USS Cole and two U.S. embassies in Africa, killing hundreds, according to a Pentagon transcript of a Guantanamo Bay hearing.

April 03, 2007 | By PAULINE JELINEK Associated Press Writer | Nation


Molester got probation just days before slain Ga. boy vanished

BRUNSWICK, Ga. - Three days before young Christopher Michael Barrios disappeared, a child molester suspected in the 6-year-old boy's killing was sentenced to probation instead of prison for violating conditions of Georgia's sex offender registry.

April 03, 2007 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press Writer | Local


Ga. governor noncommital on Georgia slavery apology

ATLANTA - Gov. Sonny Perdue on Monday sounded skeptical about issuing a public apology for slavery, an idea that received a boost last week when a top Republican lawmaker threw his support behind it.

April 03, 2007 | By SHANNON McCAFFREY Associated Press Writer | Local


Bridge 3/20

This week, we are looking at raising partner with only three-card support. The opener bids one heart or one spade. When you, the responder, have a game-invitational hand with three cards in partner's major, you adopt a two-step process.

April 03, 2007 | By PHILLIP ALDER | Coffee Break


Dogs dominate on Day One of the Schenkel

The Georgia Bulldogs seemed to be the only team able to overcome the elements as they dominated the first two rounds of the Schenkel E-Z-GO Invitational on Saturday at the Forest Heights Country Club in Statesboro.

April 02, 2007 | By MATT YOGUS myogus@statesboroherald.net | Georgia Southern


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2014 Statesboro Kiwanis Rodeo

In just the last four years, the Statesboro Kiwanis Rodeo has become one of the most anticipated events of the year in the Boro.

April 20, 2014 | Photos by SCOTT BRYANT sbryant@statesboroherald.com | Life


Devastating deceit: How perjury and dishonesty plague America

Editor's note: This article is part of "The Ten Today," a series that examines the Ten Commandments in modern society. This story explores the ninth commandment.

April 20, 2014 | By AMY CHOATE-NIELSEN Deseret News National | The Ten Today


Brown-Kittrell

Lillian Akers Brown of Statesboro and James Michael and Mariana Brown of Chatsworth, Ga., announce the engagement of their daughter, Mary Katherine Brown of Statesboro, to Nathaniel Taylor Kittrell, son of Charlie Tull Kittrell Jr. and Debbie Harper Kittrell of Waynesboro, Ga.

April 20, 2014 | | Weddings


GSU, community stage 'Elijah'

Nearly 2,000 people packed the sanctuary of First Baptist Church in Statesboro recently to experience the soaring oratorio "Elijah."

April 20, 2014 | By ROGER ALLEN Special to the Herald | Life


5 features an Amazon phone might offer

NEW YORK - A report this week in The Wall Street Journal that Amazon is planning to release a smartphone has prompted industry analysts and technology blogs to muse about what the device might offer.

April 20, 2014 | By MAE ANDERSON Associated Press | World


In Colorado, a pot holiday tries to go mainstream

DENVER - Once the province of activists and stoners, the traditional pot holiday of April 20 has gone mainstream in the first state in the nation to legalize recreational marijuana.

April 20, 2014 | By NICHOLAS RICCARDI Associated Press | World


Pope Francis, huge crowd joyously celebrate Easter

VATICAN CITY - Celebrating Easter Sunday, Christianity's most joyous and hopeful day, Pope Francis prayed for peace in Ukraine and Syria and for an end to the terrorist attacks in Nigeria that have targeted many Christians.

April 20, 2014 | By FRANCES D'EMILIO Associated Press | World


April 20 - Mr. Richard Vance Wilson Sr., age 63, died suddenly Wednesday, April 16, 2014.

Mr. Richard Vance Wilson Sr.

April 19, 2014 | | Obituaries


Braves mash Mets again

NEW YORK - Jordan Walden got the final out with the bases loaded after Atlanta manager Fredi Gonzalez pulled star closer Craig Kimbrel, and the Braves held off the New York Mets 7-5 Saturday night.

April 19, 2014 | By MIKE FITZPATRICK AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves - AP


Marathon makes room for runners affected by bombs

BOSTON - "I need to run."

April 19, 2014 | By JIMMY GOLEN AP Sports Writer | Sports


Samford strikes first in soggy series with 7-2 victory

Nearly 24 hours after their three-game series was slated to begin, Samford battled through cold, damp conditions to claim a 7-2 victory over Georgia Southern.

April 19, 2014 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Georgia Southern


Creeping landslide devouring part of Wyoming town

JACKSON, Wyo. - No one can say precisely when the mountainside collapsing into this Wyoming resort town will give way. But it appears increasingly likely that when it does, it's going to take a piece of Jackson with it.

April 19, 2014 | By MATTHEW BROWN & MEAD GRUVER Associated Press | World


US weighing military exercises in Eastern Europe

WASHINGTON - The United States is considering deploying about 150 soldiers for military exercises to begin in Poland and Estonia in the next few weeks, a Western official said Saturday. The exercises would follow Russia's buildup of forces near its border with Ukraine and its annexation last month of Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula.

April 19, 2014 | By LOLITA C. BALDOR Associated Press | World


Hawks fire first shot in playoff series

INDIANAPOLIS - Jeff Teague scored a playoff career-high 28 points and Paul Millsap added 25 as eighth-seeded Atlanta rolled past top-seeded Indiana 101-93 on Saturday night, taking a 1-0 lead in the best-of-seven series.

April 19, 2014 | By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer | Sports


Donald fires 66, takes lead at RBC Heritage

HILTON HEAD ISLAND - Luke Donald believes he's got the right game on the right course - and is ready to make up for so many near-misses at the RBC Heritage.

April 19, 2014 | By PETE IACOBELLI AP Sports Writer | Sports


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