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Baghdad zoo welcomes pair of US-donated tiger cubs

BAGHDAD - The Baghdad Zoo on Friday welcomed a pair of rare Bengal tiger cubs that were donated by a North Carolina animal sanctuary despite protests by animal rights activists.

August 23, 2008 | By KIM GAMEL Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


BA kicks off the new school year Friday

Bulloch Academy headmaster Dr. Brenda Riley, left, listens to Isabella Toms, right, as she talks about what she enjoyed during the first morning of school Friday. Every year on the first day of school, kindergarten teacher Ashley Brannen, center, brings her new students to meet the school's headmaster and office staffs. Also pictured are (second from right) Harrison Kennedy, Garris Boykin, Rebecca Nessmith and Helen Gutierrez.

August 23, 2008 | By RAHN HUTCHESON Special to the Herald | Local


China opens its long-sought Olympics spectacularly

BEIJING - China didn't just walk onto the world stage. It soared over it.

August 23, 2008 | By DAVID CRARY Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


After rebuke, Bush eager to embrace Olympics

BEIJING - President Bush's Olympic odyssey started with a game of political one-upmanship Thursday, as his blunt critique of the host country prompted China to warn the U.S. president to stop meddling in its business.

August 22, 2008 | By BEN FELLER Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


La. trooper IDs body unclaimed since his boyhood

NEW ORLEANS - From the time he was 9, Dennis Stewart was haunted by a boy eight years his elder.

August 22, 2008 | By MARY FOSTER Associated Press Writer | National


Summer Sports Show: GSU, SHS, and Bulloch Academy kick-off fall football practice

Summer Sports Show for Thursday, August 7 - Presented by Farmers and Merchants Bank.

August 22, 2008 | VINCE JOHNSON vjohnson@statesboroherald.com | Summer Sports Show


Bridge 8/8

Today sees the opening of the Beijing Olympic Games at 8:08 on 08/08/08.

August 22, 2008 | By PHILLIP ALDER | Coffee Break


Virginia dig searches for black Southern heritage

RICHMOND, Va. - In a district where young professionals live in airy lofts and flock to trendy restaurants and clubs, historians are intent on revealing the buried remnants of Richmond's bustling slave-trading past.

August 22, 2008 | By STEVE SZKOTAK Associated Press Writer | National




Kurdish rebels say they sabotaged Turkey pipeline

ISTANBUL, Turkey - Kurdish separatist rebels claimed responsibility Thursday for sabotaging a critical Turkish pipeline, helping push global oil prices back above $120 per barrel.

August 22, 2008 | By C. ONUR ANT Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Remote-control warriors suffer war stress

MARCH AIR RESERVE BASE, Calif. - The Air National Guardsmen who operate Predator drones over Iraq via remote control, launching deadly missile attacks from the safety of Southern California 7,000 miles away, are suffering some of the same psychological stresses as their comrades on the battlefield.

August 22, 2008 | By SCOTT LINDLAW Associated Press Writer | National


Trash soils Bush pledge to protect islands

WASHINGTON - Two years ago with fanfare, President Bush declared a remote chain of Hawaiian islands the biggest, most environmentally protected area of ocean in the world.

August 22, 2008 | By DINA CAPPIELLO Associated Press Writer | Washington


Fingerprints yield more telltale clues

WASHINGTON - Scientists have found ways to tease even more clues out of fingerprints' telltale marks - one in a string of developments that gives modern forensics even better ways to solve mysteries like the anthrax attacks or JonBenet Ramsey's murder.

August 22, 2008 | By RANDOLPH E. SCHMID Associated Press Writer | Washington


Loophole in tobacco regulation bill

WASHINGTON - A loophole in a sweeping tobacco regulation bill would give the industry a 21-month window to introduce some new products without first getting federal approval.

August 22, 2008 | By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR Associated Press Writer | Washington


Jobless claims hit highest point since March 2002

WASHINGTON - The nation's jobs market sent a fresh cry of distress as the number of newly laid off people unexpectedly hit the highest level in more than six years, a Labor Department report showed Thursday.

August 22, 2008 | By JEANNINE AVERSA AP Economics Writer | Washington


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Eagles dominate field in Atlanta

A good start to the fall portion of the Georgia Southern Men's Golf season turned great Tuesday afternoon in metro-Atlanta. The Eagles torched a ...

October 17, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


2nd round awaits SHS, SEB

The second round of the state softball playoffs is something brand new for the Statesboro Blue Devils (17-9), but something the Southeast Bulloch Yellow Jackets ...

October 17, 2017 | By JOSH AUBREY jaubrey@statesboroherald.com | Prep Sports 360


Trump on McCain comments: 'I fight back'

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump on Tuesday warned Sen. John McCain that "I fight back" after McCain questioned "half-baked, spurious nationalism" in America's foreign ...

October 17, 2017 | By KEN THOMAS Associated Press | Associated Press


Two shot at Statesboro Elks Lodge

Two men were shot, with one seriously injured, early Saturday morning at the Elks Lodge on James Street, off Martin Luther King Dr.

October 17, 2017 | From Staff Reports | Local


Plenty of entertainment ensures never a dull moment at the Fair

Fair week in Statesboro brings a great deal of excitement to the area, but the week-long event isn't just thrill rides and fair food ...

October 17, 2017 | From Staff Reports | Local




KSU cheerleaders protest anthem

KENNESAW, Ga. - Five cheerleaders at a college in Georgia are vowing to kneel in the stadium tunnel when the national anthem is played at Saturday ...

October 16, 2017 | By JEFF MARTIN Associated Press | Sports


In the Pits: Talladega too dicey to be in playoff

Here's what went right at Talladega Superspeedway:

October 16, 2017 | By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer | NASCAR


Wild week in NFL

Aaron Rodgers might be done for the season with a broken collarbone .

October 16, 2017 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Sports Writer | Sports


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - N.C. group buys Statesboro Holiday Inn

Statesboro's premier full-service hotel, Holiday Inn sold on Monday to LRP Hotels based out of Greensboro, N.C.

October 16, 2017 | | Local


Renasant names consumer relationship officer

Renasant Bank announced the recent appointment of Judd Skinner as consumer relationship officer at the bank's Northside location in Statesboro.

October 16, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


Visit the Lori Grice Fair Booth and you could win a portrait

Fair week always brings cooler weather and the first glimpse of fall to Bulloch County annually. It is also one of Lori Grice's favorite ...

October 16, 2017 | | Locally Owned


Statesboro Kiwanis Club installs new officers, board members

The Kiwanis Club of Statesboro recently installed the 2017-18 slate of officers and board of directors, with one of their own club members, Jim Campbell ...

October 16, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Prep teams brace for race to postseason

Time is winding down for possible postseason births for a couple area teams, while for another couple things are looking pretty good.

October 15, 2017 | By JOSH AUBREY jaubrey@statesboroherald.com | Prep Sports 360


UGA finds run game, rolls over Missouri

ATHENS, Ga. - Georgia coasted through its first three SEC wins, especially on defense.

October 15, 2017 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | UGA


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