BAGHDAD, Iraq - The U.S. Central Command chief confronted Iraq's prime minister on Monday over how Iraqi forces would halt raging violence and signaled a possible prelude to shifts in American policy on engaging Iran and Syria.
SAN DIEGO - Another Marine charged with kidnapping and murdering an unarmed Iraqi civilian in the town of Hamdania has agreed to plead guilty to lesser charges, his attorney said Monday. That means four of the eight U.S. troops charged have now struck plea bargains.
Janelle Lynn Brightman of Merrimack, N.H., and Blaine Amos Olmstead of Merrimack, N.H., were married in a double-ring ceremony performed by Elaine Kennedy at Promises to Keep in Derry, N.H.
Dr. and Mrs. William Clarence Branan of Washington, Ga., announce the engagement of their daughter, Ashley Claire Branan of Athens, Ga., to Joseph Bradley Sheffield of Statesboro, son of Mr. and Mrs. B. Ralph Sheffield of Screven, Ga.
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.
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(Note: The following is an excerpt from "When Dreams Came True," a book about the passage of the G.I. Bill and how it helped shape modern America.)
Cora Lynette Sparks Rowe became the bride of Thomas Gregory Futch during a 2 p.m. ceremony held on Saturday, October 28, 2006, at the Brooklet Community Center. Pastor Tim Huffingham officiated.
A Claxton man was killed Thursday morning in an automobile accident a the intersection of Nevils-Groveland Road and Ga. 46.
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Jeff Hendrix and Tammie Bolton of Statesboro announce the engagement of their daughter, Bridget Elaine Hendrix of Statesboro, to Timothy Lawrence Nessmith, son of Tony L. Nessmith and Debra Nessmith of Statesboro.
MILLEN - The Portal Panthers came into Friday night's matchup with the Jenkins County Eagles with nothing to prove. A playoff spot already secured, the Panthers could do no worse than the No. 3 seed in region 3-A regardless of the outcome.
Junior quarterback Jordan Walker threw four first-half touchdown passes as Bulloch Academy jumped out to a 35-0 halftime lead and cruised to a 49-22 victory over GISA Region 2-AA rival Memorial Day School Friday night.
New Zealand Bridge appears every two months in a small-page format. And on 11-11, here is a deal from the magazine in which each player holds one jack -- fair's fair.
Mrs. Marsa Fortner of Statesboro announces the engagement of her son, Carson Leslie Fortner of Brooklet, to Kelli Marie Bullock, daughter of Kim and Bonnie Bullock of Kite, Georgia. Carson is the son of the late Phil Fortner of Statesboro.
Mr. and Mrs. John Richard Price of Statesboro announce the engagement of their daughter, Catherine Veal Price, to Michael Gerard Allain, son of Dr. and Mrs. Michael Elmore Allain of Atlanta, Georgia.
Mr. and Mrs. Henry N. Collins of Statesboro are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Julia Almarie "Marie" Collins, to Frank Morris "Coe" Cotton III, son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank M. Cotton Jr. of Leesburg, Georgia.
Mr. and Mrs. Dennis G. Clark of Statesboro announce the engagement of their daughter, Meredith Kay Clark, to William Blake Bloser, son of Mr. and Mrs. William L. Bloser of Warner Robins.
Q: I homeschooled my oldest, an 8-year-old boy, until this year. He started third grade in public school in August. As a homeschooling mom, I was not a micromanager and don't want to become one now, but the school virtually insists that parents help with homework. I want him to be independent. What are your thoughts on this?
Delete Question: A friend sent photos of the blue butterflies now at the butterfly house at Callaway Gardens. Can I attract this butterfly to my garden?
Three of Southeast Bulloch High School's (SEBHS) student organizations are joining together to host the Colors of Cancer Week Tailgate on Friday, Sept. 19, beginning at 5:30 p.m. in the outdoor cafeteria courtyard in front of the school. The event is free of charge and will include a meal and guest speaker prior to the SEBHS vs. Dodge County football game. Students will be selling event T-shirts for $10, and the money raised will be used to make care packages for local oncology patients.
Having an affair is not even on your radar. Never gonna happen. You love your spouse and you'd never be unfaithful to her or him. However, you may be unaware of other ways you are being unfaithful. If these actions continue, you may find yourself on the slippery slope that leads to that never-intended affair and a sorrow you never wanted in your life.
Pope Francis' legacy is about to get even bigger.
If you are a veteran who served the United States in combat during any major military conflict or war, the Statesboro Herald would like to hear from you.
I found it in the back of a drawer. I had no idea how long it had been laying in wait.
(Note: The following is part of a series of articles looking at the growth of roads and transportation in Georgia and Bulloch County beginning in 1807.)
According to what may be an apocryphal story, shared by my friend Alan Smith, two visitors were touring the U. S. Naval facility in Annapolis, Maryland. As they followed the tour guide, they noticed several students on their hands and knees examining a courtyard with pencils and clipboards in hand.
COLUMBIA, S.C. - No. 24 South Carolina's defense showed it's not nearly as bad as it looked two weeks ago - and maybe that No. 6 Georgia isn't the runaway favorite in the Southeastern Conference Eastern Division.