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Zardari sworn in as Pakistan’s new president

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Asif Ali Zardari, the widower of assassinated former Pakistani leader Benazir Bhutto, began his term as Pakistan's new president Tuesday by declaring the war on terrorism a chance for the country to overcome its economic problems.

September 24, 2008 | By MUNIR AHMAD Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Bomb kills 3 US coalition soldiers in Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan - A roadside bomb killed three U.S. coalition soldiers Tuesday, while a NATO airstrike missed its target and hit a house, killing two Afghan civilians and wounding 10, officials said.

September 24, 2008 | By RAHIM FAIEZ Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Bridge 9/10

The bidding in a British bridge book will usually follow the Acol system. (The "a" is pronounced as in "actor," not as in "acorn.") Julian Pottage's "Golden Rules for Rubber Bridge Players" (Cassell) is no exception.

September 24, 2008 | By PHILLIP ALDER | Coffee Break


Astrograph 9/10

There will be opportunities dancing all around in the year ahead. Get in step with the music and in tune with the times, because advancements in the months ahead can take you much further than you ever thought.

September 24, 2008 | By BERNICE BEDE OSOL | Coffee Break


Group says states should raise the driving age

CHICAGO - Taking aim at a longstanding rite of passage for 16-year-olds, an influential auto safety group is calling on states to raise the age for getting a driver's license to 17 or even 18.

September 24, 2008 | By MARTHA IRVINE AP National Writer | National


TV journalist escapes assassination in Baghdad

BAGHDAD - An Iraqi journalist for one of the Middle East's best-known satellite television stations escaped assassination Tuesday when a bomb was found under the seat of his car as he prepared to leave home for work.

September 24, 2008 | By ROBERT H. REID Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


House panel knocks VA over destroyed lab specimens

WASHINGTON - Lawmakers on Tuesday castigated Veterans Administration health officials for ordering the destruction of biomedical specimens on Legionnaires' disease and other infectious diseases that two prominent researchers had collected over a quarter-century.

September 24, 2008 | By JIM ABRAMS Associated Press Writer | Washington


Bush keeping Iraq troop levels mostly steady

WASHINGTON - President Bush announced Tuesday that he will keep the U.S. force strength in Iraq largely intact until the next president takes over, drawing rebukes from Democrats who want the war ended and a bigger boost of troops in troubled Afghanistan.

September 24, 2008 | By BEN FELLER Associated Press Writer | Washington


Local briefs: Motorcycle accident, drug related shooting

Police: Drug dealer fires shots, injures woman in car

September 24, 2008 | From Staff Reports | Local


Anderson: Three arrested on auto entering, drug charges

Three men are behind bars after Bulloch County Sheriff's deputies found them with several items that had been reported stolen in automobile break-ins, said Sheriff Lynn Anderson.

September 24, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


US reviewing military aid to Georgia

WASHINGTON - A senior U.S. official said Tuesday that the United States is reviewing how to help Georgia rebuild its military after it was pulverized by Russia.

September 24, 2008 | By DESMOND BUTLER Associated Press Writer | Washington


AP IMPACT: Stimulus checks boost child support

BOSTON - Deadbeat dads and moms around the country are discovering that their economic stimulus checks from Washington - intended to encourage the purchase of TVs, cars and other goods - are being intercepted and funneled toward the support of their children.

September 24, 2008 | By STEVE LeBLANC Associated Press Writer | National


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Hurricane Ike: Visiting patients; Bulloch History Moment

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Tuesday, September 9, 2008

September 24, 2008 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Police Report - September 10

(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 24, 2008 | From Staff Reports | Crime Report


Wilmington, NC becomes the first to go digital

WILMINGTON, N.C. - With the flick of an eight-foot switch at midday Monday, this Southern city became the first market in the U.S. to make the change to digital-only broadcasting.

September 23, 2008 | By JOHN DUNBAR Associated Press Writer | Washington


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23 million more uninsured with GOP health bill, analysts say

WASHINGTON - The health care bill Republicans recently pushed through the House would leave 23 million more Americans without insurance and confront others who have costly ...

May 24, 2017 | By ALAN FRAM and RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR Associated Press | Associated Press


Investigators explore bomber's links to larger network

LONDON - British investigators are hunting for potential conspirators linked to the bombing that killed 22 people in a search that is exploring the possibility that ...

May 24, 2017 | By PAISLEY DODDS and MAGGIE MICHAEL Associated Press | Associated Press


Lori Grice Salutes the Class of 2017

Lori Grice wants to congratulate all of the 2017 seniors and wish them well as they enter the next stage of their life.

May 24, 2017 | | Locally Owned


ERA Hirsch Real Estate team nationally recognized for its commitment to excellence by ERA Real Estat

Statesboro real estate leader ERA HIRSCH REAL ESTATE TEAM led by Pat Hirsch has earned the national Commitment to Excellence award by ERA Real Estate ...

May 24, 2017 | | Locally Owned




First day of Sun Belt tournament a washout

To quote the classic baseball movie Bull Durham, "Sometimes you win. Sometimes you lose. And sometimes it rains."

May 23, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Collins resigns as SEB head football coach

Two weeks ago Pat Collins was running the first spring practice for Southeast Bulloch - everything was business as usual in Brooklet.

May 23, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY cstanley@statesboroherald.com | Prep Sports 360


Trump budget keeps pledges

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump fulfilled a major campaign promise Tuesday, proposing a $4.1 trillion budget plan that would upend Washington in a big way ...

May 23, 2017 | By ANDREW TAYLOR and MARTIN CRUTSINGER Associated Press | Associated Press


Warning of "imminent" attack, Britain raises threat level

MANCHESTER, England - As officials hunted for accomplices of a suicide bomber and Britain's prime minister warned another attack could be "imminent," thousands of people ...

May 23, 2017 | By JILL LAWLESS, ROB HARRIS and SYLVIA HUI Associated Press | Associated Press




The chip on their shoulder

Entering the 2017 season, the Georgia Southern baseball team was surrounded by some optimism, but even more question marks. The Eagles returned a bevy of ...

May 22, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Using medication to prevent opioid addiction relapse

CHICAGO - Remarks by a top U.S. health official have reignited a quarrel in the world of addiction and recovery: Does treating opioid addiction with ...

May 22, 2017 | By CARLA K. JOHNSON AP Medical Writer | Associated Press


Baseball in the boro

While fans of Georgia Southern baseball will have to wait until Wednesday to see their team play, baseball purists will get their first taste of ...

May 22, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


Rain can't wash away solid rounds from county schools

Rain scoured the state of Georgia on Monday, but in spite of the muggy weather all the high school golf teams eventually wrapped up the ...

May 22, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


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