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CPSC recalls about 700,000 toys from Mattel because of lead paint

NEW YORK - The Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Mattel Inc., announced late Tuesday that it is recalling about 700,000 Chinese-made toys that have excessive amounts of lead paint.

September 20, 2007 | By ANNE D’INNOCENZIO AP Business Writer | Nation


Ask Dr. Gott 9/7

DEAR DR. GOTT: The subject I am writing about seems to be a taboo subject that no one wants to admit to or talk about.

September 20, 2007 | By DR. PETER GOTT | Coffee Break


Henriette threatens Mexican mainland; Felix fades but sparks flood fears in Central America

CABO SAN LUCAS, Mexico - Hurricane Henriette threatened Mexico's mainland Wednesday as it stayed on track for the southwestern United States, while the weakening remnants of Hurricane Felix dumped heavy rain in Central America, causing flooding, landslides and at least nine deaths.

September 20, 2007 | By PAUL KIERNAN Associated Press Writer | Nation


Family distraught after ATV falls into mine shaft, killing young girl and injuring her sister

CHLORIDE, Ariz. - Riding all-terrain vehicles in the hilly countryside was a frequent pursuit for 13-year-old Rikki Howard, her 10-year-old sister, Casie Hicks, and their family, a neighbor said Monday.

September 20, 2007 | By AMANDA LEE MYERS Associated Press Writer | Nation


Amazing comeback gives Braves win

ATLANTA - The Braves will have a hard time making the playoffs, despite their most remarkable comeback of the season. So they went ahead and celebrated as though this one was for a championship.

September 20, 2007 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Museum likely to move Civil War artifacts out of Richmond

RICHMOND, Va. - Fewer people are coming to the Museum of the Confederacy, so the museum may be taking its artifacts to the people.

September 20, 2007 | By LARRY O’DELL Associated Press Writer | Nation


Newest Statesboro Legend in the Arts honored Thursday night

The newest Statesboro Legend in the Arts is being honored in an induction ceremony at 6:30 p.m. tonight at the Averitt Center for the Arts. Commissioned by the Statesboro Arts Council, local artist, Collin Smith is unveiling an exhibit that he has created and developed tirelessly in the inductee's honor.

September 20, 2007 | Special to the Herald | Local


Police Report - September 4

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 19, 2007 | | Crime Report


Police Report - September 5

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 19, 2007 | From Staff Reports | Crime Report


Bridge 9/5

On Monday, I noted that if you enter the auction after an opponent has opened with a pre-empt, you assume your partner has six or seven high-card points. (If he does not, get a new partner, one who holds better cards!) Yesterday, I mentioned that you do not pre-empt against a pre-empt. This deal illustrates both tenets.

September 19, 2007 | By PHILLIP ALDER | Coffee Break


Ask Dr. Gott 9/5

DEAR DR. GOTT: I read your column on jaw discomfort, perhaps as a result from taking Fosamax. I believe that may be my problem. I have consulted many doctors, including a periodontist who fitted me with a night guard. My jaw discomfort has been so severe that I have difficulty eating. I have discontinued the Fosamax with success, but I wondering whether the damage is permanent.

September 19, 2007 | By DR. PETER GOTT | Coffee Break


Astrograph 9/5

Elevate your sights a bit higher than usual, especially when it comes to your material goals, and you'll be surprised by the good results. Working a bit harder won't seem to be harsh or difficult when the returns start to roll in.

September 19, 2007 | By BERNICE BEDE OSOL | Coffee Break


Dear Abby 9/5

DEAR ABBY: I'm turning 90 soon and live in a small assisted-living environment. I have outlived four husbands, and I'm thinking about a fifth. For clarification, my husbands all died of natural causes - except for my second. (He and I were divorced.)

September 19, 2007 | By ABIGAIL VAN BUREN | Coffee Break


Powerful Felix hits Central America, Henriette roars into Baja California

CABO SAN LUCAS, Mexico - Felix walloped Central America's remote Miskito coastline and Henriette slammed into resorts on the tip of Baja California as a record-setting hurricane season got even wilder Tuesday with twin storms making landfall on the same day.

September 19, 2007 | By PAUL KIERNAN Associated Press Writer | Nation


AP Centerpiece: Crop duster pilots graying as airlines, technology, thin the ranks

WEBBERS FALLS, Okla. - Paul Gould is a pilot in a career that could be flying into the sunset.

September 19, 2007 | By JUSTIN JUOZAPAVICIUS Associated Press Writer | Nation


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Police looking for Oliver family children

The Bulloch County Sheriff's Office is looking for the four children of Kelly Myrick and William Oliver, according to a release from the Sheriff's Office.

May 23, 2015 | From staff reports | Local


SHS turns page on last season

The sound of Statesboro High football coach Steve Pennington screaming instructions to his players in a long sleeve jacket in 91 degree weather can mean only one thing-football is back for the Blue Devils.

May 22, 2015 | HORACE HOLLOMAN hholloman@statesboroherald.com | Prep Sports 360


Brew crew stomps Braves

ATLANTA- Ryan Braun homered and drove in four runs, four Milwaukee pitchers combined to hold Atlanta to three hits, and the Brewers beat the Braves 11-0 on Friday night.

May 22, 2015 | By GEORGE HENRY AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Kurt Busch brings lessons to Charlotte

CONCORD, N.C. - There's no bank of TV cameras surrounding Kurt Busch's hauler, no one monitoring his fluid intake to prevent dehydration, no golf cart waiting to whisk him away from NASCAR practice and off to Indianapolis. This year, Busch is glad to have his focus solely on the Coca-Cola 600.

May 22, 2015 | By PETE IACOBELLI AP Sports Writer | Sports


Kurt Busch brings lessons to Charlotte

CONCORD, N.C. - There's no bank of TV cameras surrounding Kurt Busch's hauler, no one monitoring his fluid intake to prevent dehydration, no golf cart waiting to whisk him away from NASCAR practice and off to Indianapolis. This year, Busch is glad to have his focus solely on the Coca-Cola 600.

May 22, 2015 | By PETE IACOBELLI AP Sports Writer | Sports


Federal data: As oil production soars, so do pipeline leaks

The oil pipeline leak that fouled a stretch of California coastline this week reflects a troubling trend in the nation's infrastructure: As U.S. oil production has soared, so has the number of pipeline accidents.

May 22, 2015 | By HENRY C. JACKSON and DAVID A. LIEB Associated Press | Associated Press


Wal-Mart's push on animal welfare hailed as game changer

NEW YORK - Wal-Mart's push to get its suppliers to give farm animals fewer antibiotics and more room to roam is expected to have a big impact on the food industry, experts say.

May 22, 2015 | By ANNE D'INNOCENZIO AP Retail Writer | Associated Press


Another honor for the late Dr. Leila Denmark

The legacy of Portal's Leila Alice Daughtry Denmark will be honored yet again, this time with the naming of Forsyth County's sixth high school.

May 22, 2015 | By LUCAS BAGGETT Herald Intern | Local




Mixed review for GHSA rule change

In just three short years high school football participation has decreased by 10 percent, according to statistics from the National Federation of State High School Associations- and many states are beginning to take notice.

May 21, 2015 | HORACE HOLLOMAN hholloman@statesboroherald.com | Prep Sports 360


Offense explodes in 7th for 10-1 win

ATLANTA - Julio Teheran pitched seven strong innings and the Atlanta Braves took advantage of Milwaukee reliever Will Smith's seventh-inning ejection for allegedly using pine tar in a 10-1 victory Thursday night.

May 21, 2015 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


What is our purpose in life?

I believe it was back in 1939 when a very popular author, James Thurber, wrote a short novel about an unusual man he named "Walter Mitty." It became so well read that it was produced for Broadway, made into a movie around 1947 - which I remember watching - and remade in 2013. If you're one of those purists, I guess you won't like my position, but I really liked Danny Kaye and Ben Stiller, who played the role of Walter Mitty. I suppose my reason for being so attached to the character is that, like many others (I hope ...

May 21, 2015 | Dr. John Bressler | Columnists/Editorials


James, Smith lead Cavs over Hawks in Game 1

ATLANTA - J.R. Smith knocked down a tough 3-pointer, then another. Turning toward the fans, their heckling transformed to groans, he blew off his right index finger and motioned toward his side, like he was holstering his pistol.

May 21, 2015 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports




Perez solid in debut as Braves beat Rays

ATLANTA - Williams Perez gave up one run over five innings in his first major league start and fellow rookie Todd Cunningham drove in the tiebreaking run with a groundout as theAtlanta Braves beat the Tampa Bay Rays 2-1 on Wednesday night.

May 20, 2015 | The Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


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