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Wachovia loses $8.9B, cuts 6,350 workers, dividend

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Wachovia Corp. reported a surprisingly large second-quarter loss Tuesday, deflating Wall Street's hopes that the nation's big banks are weathering the credit crisis well. The bank said it lost $8.86 billion, is slashing its dividend and eliminating 10,750 positions after losses tied to mortgages soared.

August 06, 2008 | By IEVA M. AUGSTUMS AP Business Writer | National


School board brings back paddling with parental permission

JEFFERSONVILLE, Ga. - Twiggs County principals will be pulling out their dusty paddles when school resumes and using them when students act up.

August 06, 2008 | By JULIE HUBBARD The Telegraph in Macon | National


’Unfathomable’ end for victim of womb-slash slay

PITTSBURGH - Authorities say a slain pregnant woman may have been alive and was possibly drugged when a baby was ripped from her womb, allegedly by a woman who tried to pass the infant off as her own.

August 05, 2008 | By RAMESH SANTANAM Associated Press Writer | National


McCain says Obama still wrong on Iraq, Afghanistan

KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine - Republican Sen. John McCain insisted on Monday that he has been consistently right on both Iraq and Afghanistan while Democratic rival Sen. Barack Obama ''has been completely wrong.''

August 05, 2008 | BY TOM RAUM Associated Press Writer | Campaign 2008


Bush gives US Olympians a rousing send-off

WASHINGTON - President Bush gave U.S. Olympians a rousing White House send-off to next month's games in Beijing, urging them Monday to ''compete swifter, higher and stronger'' but also be mindful they will be ''ambassadors of liberty'' to the people of China and elsewhere.

August 05, 2008 | By JENNIFER LOVEN Associated Press Writer | Washington


Facebook gets a facelift to help users share

NEW YORK - The popular online hangout Facebook is sporting a new look to reflect changes in how its members communicate with each other and how they share photos and updates about their lives.

August 05, 2008 | By ANICK JESDANUN AP Internet Writer | National


Father struggles to carry on slain family’s legacy

CHESHIRE, Conn. - A year ago, Dr. William Petit had a thriving medical practice. He lived in a comfortable colonial house adorned with flower gardens in an upscale Connecticut suburb with his wife and two daughters admired for their charitable works.

August 05, 2008 | By JOHN CHRISTOFFERSEN and SUSAN HAIGH Associated Press Writers | National


Reality trumps ideology in Fannie-Freddie rescue

WASHINGTON - Odd alliances are at work as President Bush and congressional Democrats band together to save Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.

August 05, 2008 | By JULIE HIRSCHFELD DAVIS Associated Press Writer | Washington


Portugal closes case of missing British girl

LISBON, Portugal - Portugal's attorney general ordered police Monday to halt their investigation into the disappearance of British girl Madeleine McCann because detectives uncovered no evidence of a crime during their 14-month probe.

August 05, 2008 | By BARRY HATTON Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Worse may come for epic lines at Tijuana crossing

TIJUANA, Mexico - It looks like any Southern California traffic jam - except you can buy a cappuccino and a 4-foot statue of Jesus from your car while watching dogs sniff vehicles for drugs.

August 05, 2008 | By DAN KEANE Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Back-to-School Party; Summer Basketball Jam

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Monday July 21, 2008

August 05, 2008 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Embattled Grady hospital names new CEO

ATLANTA - Grady Memorial Hospital's nonprofit board on Monday named a hospital executive with 20 years of experience to lead the embattled health care system that was facing closure a year ago.

August 05, 2008 | By ERRIN HAINES Associated Press Writer | National


Rescuers search off Guam for crew of crashed B-52

HONOLULU - Rescue crews were searching a vast area of floating debris and a sheen of oil Monday for crew members of an Air Force B-52 bomber that crashed off the island of Guam, officials said.

August 05, 2008 | By JAYMES SONG Associated Press Writer | National


Fish pedicures: Carp rid human feet of scaly skin

ALEXANDRIA, Va. - Ready for the latest in spa pampering? Prepare to dunk your tootsies in a tank of water and let tiny carp nibble away.

August 05, 2008 | By MATTHEW BARAKAT Associated Press Writer | National


Yahoo settles with Icahn to avert August showdown

SAN FRANCISCO - Yahoo Inc. averted a showdown with rabble-rousing investor Carl Icahn on Monday by giving him three seats on its board of directors in a truce that still leaves the door open for a possible sale to Microsoft Corp.

August 05, 2008 | By MICHAEL LIEDTKE AP Business Writer | National


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Jan. 17 - Ouida Will Barrineau was born in Soperton, Georgia, on July 27, 1931.

Ouida Will Barrineau

January 16, 2018 | | Obituaries


Statesboro sweeps New Hampstead

The Statesboro boys had to overcome injuries, foul trouble and a fourth quarter deficit, but in the end they were able to remain unbeaten in ...

January 16, 2018 | By JOSH AUBREY jaubrey@statesboroherald.com | Prep Sports 360


Gators wipe the mat with Burke Co., Pinewood

The Bulloch Academy Gators are four-time defending GISA state champions and haven't missed many opportunities to remind others of that fact this season.

January 16, 2018 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Prep Sports 360


Earnhardt ready for life off the racetrack

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Nearly every day brings a new experience for Dale Earnhardt Jr., who spent the first 43 years of his life living in ...

January 16, 2018 | By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer | NASCAR


Outdoor Living: Fishing's winter wonderland

Sadly, deer season is over but outdoorsmen can take heart. Of course there are still some small game possibilities but if you love fishing and ...

January 16, 2018 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON | Sports


Stepping into Statesboro, out of retirement

The King James Version of Proverbs 16:9 says, "A man's heart deviseth his way, but the Lord directeth his steps."

January 16, 2018 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local




Trump has kept many promises during first year

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump often brags that he's done more in his first year in office than any other president. That's a spectacular ...

January 15, 2018 | By CALVIN WOODWARD and JILL COLVIN Associated Press | Associated Press


Intel underfoot

MILWAUKEE - The next phase in data collection is right under your feet.

January 15, 2018 | By IVAN MORENO Associated Press | Associated Press


Local DAR chapter honors president of the Children of the American Revolution

A local civic organization honored Erin Catherine Moore, national president of the Children of the American Revolution, with an afternoon tea and reception Saturday at ...

January 15, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Amy Kitching set to open 'Statesboro Thrives'

When you drive through downtown Statesboro you can witness the magical transformation of one of Statesboro's former landmarks at 116 Savannah Avenue. For decades ...

January 15, 2018 | | Local


AgSouth Farm Credit welcomes back Christy Marsh

Theron Anderson, director of SMM & Related Services at AgSouth Farm Credit, announced that Christy Marsh has joined the cooperative as Country Home loan manager. Marsh ...

January 15, 2018 | Special to the Herald | Local


Orchid Restaurant thanks customers for a great 2017

Orchid Restaurant is one of Statesboro's most magical restaurants. Owner Mai Lan Nguyen has created a casual elegance with Orchid, combined with some of ...

January 15, 2018 | | Locally Owned


Jen’s TOP TEN resolutions for 2018

So, be honest. How are those New Year's resolutions going? If you are like me, you have been slacking a little. (Ok, slacking a ...

January 15, 2018 | | Local


Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: Critics continue debate on 'dangerous' beliefs on ADHD

My critics are providing me much material of late for this column and my weekly radio show (Saturdays, 6:00 ET, AFR). Most recently, a ...

January 14, 2018 | | Life


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