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Portal centennial plays nearly 'sellouts'

Where in the world is Portal? It's "on the map," citizens say.

March 26, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


State bar president urges judicial raises

ATLANTA – The ever-widening compensation gap between Georgia's judges and attorneys in private practice is threatening the tradition of the state's "best and brightest" lawyers serving as judges, State Bar of Georgia President Gerald M. Edenfield told a special State Senate Appropriations subcommittee Monday.

March 26, 2008 | Special to the Herald | Local


After play, cast joins friends, local dignitaries for reception

After a successful presentation Saturday, the cast of "Between Hopeulikit and Piddleville: Portal Celebrates 100" joined friends and state and local dignitaries for a reception in the Portal Elementary School cafeteria.

March 26, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Bridge 3/12

Bob Hope said, "A bank is a place that will lend you money if you can prove you don't need it."

March 26, 2008 | By PHILLIP ALDER | Coffee Break


Astrograph 3/12

Greater responsibilities might be placed on your shoulders in the year ahead, but you'll be more than up to the task. The rewards and feelings of a job well done will provide you with a great deal of self-satisfaction and pride.

March 26, 2008 | By BERNICE BEDE OSOL | Coffee Break


Tax cuts uncertain as Georgia Legislature faces critical deadline

ATLANTA - It's ''crossover day'' in the Georgia Legislature, as bills face a critical deadline in the journey to become law.

March 26, 2008 | SHANNON McCAFFREY and GREG BLUESTEIN Associated Press Writers | National


Mississippi Democrats head to polls, with Obama riding high

GREENVILLE, Miss. - Barack Obama made a final appeal to Mississippi voters as Democrats Tuesday decide the last in a series of presidential contests between Obama and Hillary Rodham Clinton before the two rivals settle in for a six-week battle to win Pennsylvania.

March 26, 2008 | By CHARLES BABINGTON Associated Press Writer | Campaign 2008


Bush says 2008 presidential race won’t affect his decisions on Iraq

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - President Bush on Tuesday sought to firmly plant Iraq back in the American consciousness and reassert his role as the one who will shape the war ahead.

March 26, 2008 | By BEN FELLER Associated Press Writer | Campaign 2008


Republicans to push for NY governor’s impeachment if he doesn’t resign

ALBANY, N.Y. - Pressure mounted Tuesday on Gov. Eliot Spitzer to resign because of a prostitution scandal, with a top state Republican threatening to push for impeachment proceedings if the governor doesn't step down in 48 hours.

March 26, 2008 | By MICHAEL GORMLEY Associated Press Writer | National


Tibetan exiles press ahead with march, defying Indian ban

RANITAL, India - Hundreds of Tibetan exiles pressed ahead Tuesday with a march from northern India to their Himalayan homeland, defying a police ban on the demonstration against Beijing's hosting of the 2008 Olympics.

March 26, 2008 | By ASHWINI BHATIA Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


At least 16 passengers killed after bomb hits bus in southern Iraq; 3 more US soldiers die

BAGHDAD - A roadside bomb hit a bus traveling in southern Iraq on Tuesday, killing at least 16 civilians, while other violence killed at least 42 people around Iraq, police said.

March 26, 2008 | By BRADLEY BROOKS Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Obama ridicules idea of second spot on a Clinton ticket

COLUMBUS, Miss. - Democrat Barack Obama ridiculed the idea of being Hillary Rodham Clinton's running mate Monday, saying voters must choose between the two for the top spot on the fall ticket.

March 26, 2008 | By CHARLES BABINGTON Associated Press Writer | Campaign 2008


Former attorney general Ashcroft denies wrongdoing in monitoring contract worth millions

WASHINGTON - Former Attorney General John Ashcroft denied any conflict of interest Tuesday in connection with a multimillion dollar arrangement with the Justice Department to monitor a corporation accused of wrongdoing.

March 26, 2008 | By ANGELA DELLI SANTI Associated Press Writer | Washington


Trains, boats and planes all expected to be affected by climate change

WASHINGTON - Flooded roads and subways, deformed railroad tracks and weakened bridges may be the wave of the future with continuing global warming, a new study says.

March 26, 2008 | By RANDOLPH E. SCHMID AP Science Writer | Washington


UN says insurgent operations make 10 percent of Afghanistan unsafe for getting aid to needy

KABUL, Afghanistan - A tenth of Afghanistan is off limits to aid workers because attacks by Taliban insurgents make it too dangerous, hindering the delivery of humanitarian assistance to vulnerable Afghans, a United Nations report says.

March 26, 2008 | By JASON STRAZIUSO Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


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More Atlantic storms predicted for 2016

MIAMI - U.S. government forecasters expect a near-normal Atlantic hurricane season, after three relatively slow years. But they also say climate conditions that influence storm ...

May 27, 2016 | By JENNIFER KAY Associated Press | Local


Bulloch County's 2016 high school valedictorians

Bulloch Academy: William Downs

May 27, 2016 | | Life


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




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