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Ex-SEAL trainee’s friend says only he killed woman

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. - A former Navy SEAL trainee testified Wednesday that he alone killed a Georgia college student, a crime that sent him and a friend to prison.

June 12, 2008 | By SONJA BARISIC Associated Press Writer | National


SEB student named a National Merit Scholarship finalist

There are awards, and then there are honors. Casey Woodrum, who graduated Saturday from Southeast Bulloch High School, has earned quite a few of both. However, his latest recognition puts him in elite company, indeed. Woodrum was named a National Merit Scholarship finalist.

June 12, 2008 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Feds open grasslands for haying and grazing

BISMARCK, N.D. - The federal government is allowing millions of acres of land now left idle to be used for haying and grazing, after birds have finished nesting on grasslands this summer.

June 12, 2008 | By JAMES MacPHERSON Associated Press Writer | National


Putin appointment to Belarus post concerns US

WASHINGTON - The United States is concerned about a new sign of deepening ties between Belarus and Russia at a time of heightened tensions with both countries.

June 12, 2008 | By DESMOND BUTLER Associated Press Writer | Washington


Astronauts to deliver pump for balky space toilet

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - NASA rushed Wednesday to get a special pump on board shuttle Discovery to fix a balky toilet at the international space station.

June 12, 2008 | By MARCIA DUNN AP Aerospace Writer | National


3 shark attacks have Mexico resort area in panic

ZIHUATANEJO, Mexico - No one could even remember a shark attack along this resort-studded stretch of Mexican coast popular with surfers and Hollywood's elite. Many of the large predators had been pulled from the ocean by fishermen.

June 12, 2008 | By ALEXANDRA OLSON Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Sunnis suspend talks with Iraqi government

BAGHDAD - Iraq's largest Sunni Arab political bloc said Wednesday it has suspended talks on ending its boycott of the Shiite-led government due to a dispute over which positions it would assume, the head of the bloc said Wednesday.

June 12, 2008 | By SINAN SALAHEDDIN Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


China: Rebuilding after quake will be ’arduous’

CHENGDU, China - Rebuilding China's devastated earthquake zone will be a long and arduous process, the government warned Wednesday in a signal to millions of survivors living in tents that there will be no quick return to normalcy from their upturned lives.

June 12, 2008 | By WILLIAM FOREMAN Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


14 hurt in latest derailment of Chicago train

CHICAGO - A Chicago Transit Authority train derailed Wednesday on the city's South Side, frightening passengers who were dazed as emergency responders removed them from the elevated rails.

June 12, 2008 | By DON BABWIN Associated Press Writer | National


Poll shows growing California support for gay marriage

SAN FRANCISCO - More California voters now support allowing same-sex marriage than oppose it, according to a new poll released Wednesday.

June 12, 2008 | By LISA LEFF Associated Press Writer | National


Tenn. woman, 61, dies in iron lung after outage

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - A woman who spent nearly 60 years of her life in an iron lung after being diagnosed with polio as a child died Wednesday after a power failure shut down the machine that kept her breathing, her family said.

June 12, 2008 | By WOODY BAIRD Associated Press Writer | National


Police Report - May 29

(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.)

June 12, 2008 | From Staff Reports | Crime Report


French court convicts man of killing 7 females

CHARLEVILLE-MEZIERES, France - A man accused of seeking young virgins to rape and kill was convicted Wednesday of seven murders and sentenced to life in prison.

June 12, 2008 | By PIERRE-ANTOINE SOUCHARD Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Ex-prosecutors embrace courts for terror cases

WASHINGTON - A federal courtroom may be the proper place to dispense justice in the terrorism case of confessed Sept. 11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, two former federal prosecutors said Wednesday.

June 12, 2008 | By PETE YOST Associated Press Writer | Washington


GSU softball coach Poole leaves for McNeese

LAKE CHARLES, La. - Georgia Southern head softball coach Natalie Poole will resign and accept the head coaching position at McNeese State, it was announced Tuesday.

June 12, 2008 | Georgia Southern AMR | Georgia Southern


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Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: Times have changed; basic tenets of parenting have not

Q: You seem to blame all of America's parenting woes on mental health professionals and imply that if parents still raised kids as did ...

March 26, 2017 | | Life


Some Kinda Good with Rebekah Faulk Lingenfelser: Spring: Strawberries and market season

Happy spring! We have survived the dreary days of winter and I couldn't be happier to welcome the sunshine, watch the azaleas reveal their ...

March 26, 2017 | | Life


Bulloch History with Roger Allen: More stagecoach mail routes approved in Georgia

Note: The following is one of a series of columns looking at the first road systems in Georgia and Bulloch County.

March 26, 2017 | | Life


Thinking of God with Larry Sheehy: You can overcome the blues

Many behavioral experts say it is perfectly normal to get the "blues" occasionally. The causes of depression are likely far more numerous than most know ...

March 26, 2017 | | Life


On Aging with Dr. Roger Branch Sr.: Looking at ways to go

Moving past the personal focus of the last column, I return to an exploration of death and aging which was begun earlier.

March 26, 2017 | | Life


McNeely — Rowe

Joey and Paula McNeely of Hagan are proud to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Kristin Marie McNeely, to Aaron Thomas Rowe ...

March 26, 2017 | | Weddings


Anderson — Arnold

William Ashley and Tanya Arrington of Fayetteville are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Victoria Megan Anderson, to 2nd Lt. Stephen Edwards Arnold ...

March 26, 2017 | | Weddings


Waters — Eskew

Mr. and Mrs. Tony Allen of Sylvania, Georgia, and Richard Waters of Brooklet, announce the engagement of their daughter, Shelley Marie Waters of Rocky Ford ...

March 26, 2017 | | Weddings


Harmony, friendship color annual Holi Festival

The Holi Festival brought a visual display of unity and triumph to the campus of Georgia Southern University - and to Statesboro - on Thursday night.

March 26, 2017 | Photos by SCOTT BRYANT | staff | Life




Samuels claims title in international jiu-jitsu tournament

Bulloch Academy junior Kyra Samuels might not seem imposing at first sight as she just barely scrapes the five-foot mark.

March 25, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


As turkey season opens, hunters can record kills with app

ATHENS - Georgia wildlife officials are aiming to track the numbers of turkeys taken by hunters with some high-tech help.

March 25, 2017 | The Associated Press | Local


Consumers mull options as health law drama fades

As the political drama over health care legislation in Washington fades, the rest of the country faces a more immediate concern: Getting insurance for next ...

March 25, 2017 | By TOM MURPHY AP Health Writer | Associated Press


Legislative session nears end

ATLANTA - Legislation affecting Georgia's college campuses, taxes and fledgling medical marijuana program awaits action as lawmakers enter the session's final two days.

March 25, 2017 | By KATHLEEN FOODY and EZRA KAPLAN Associated Press | Local


Johnson, Rahm into semifinals

AUSTIN, Texas - Dustin Johnson had reason to be rattled.

March 24, 2017 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


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