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OTC fills two key positions

Ogeechee Technical College has announced two recent appointments to key positions at the college. Beth Mathews was named executive director of Institutional Advancement, while Dr. Ben (Benjy) Thompson was named vice president of Economic Development. Both started in their new roles Feb. 1.

February 21, 2007 | Special to the Herald | Local


Ready for a tsunami

MIDWAY - Standing outside his home 100 yards from the Atlantic Ocean, John T. Woods III has a hard time imagining it - a towering tidal wave one day crashing over the dock where a lone fisherman recently cast his line.

February 21, 2007 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press Writer | Local


Realtor Rookie of the Year

February 21, 2007 | | Business


Dear Abby 2/7

DEAR ABBY: I have been out of the dating scene for a while. I was divorced nine years ago. My children are 27, 19, 16 and 17. My oldest two are married; the other two are still at home.

February 21, 2007 | By ABIGAIL VAN BUREN | Coffee Break


Astronaut accused of trying to kidnap romantic rival charged with attempted murder

ORLANDO, Fla. - A NASA astronaut accused of trying to kidnap a romantic rival for a space shuttle pilot's affections was charged with attempted first-degree murder Tuesday and will remain jailed.

February 21, 2007 | By MIKE SCHNEIDER Associated Press Writer | Nation


Kathy Bradley

"You need to come to Indianapolis," the voice on the other end of the telephone announced with such assurance that it didn't occur to me to question it. Barry is a salesman, a car salesman, born to the breed. He is a hard person to contradict.

February 21, 2007 | By KATHY BRADLEY | Lifestyles Columnists


Bulloch History with Roger Allen

Everybody knows that James Edward Oglethorpe was the first person to establish a colony on the Georgia coast, right?

February 21, 2007 | By ROGER ALLEN | Lifestyles Columnists


Colts win Super Bowl XLI

MIAMI - A wet and wild Super Bowl, the winning conditions for Peyton Manning and the Indianapolis Colts.

February 21, 2007 | The Associated Press | Sports


’I’m going to be sick,’ U.S. pilot says after he accidentally kills British soldier in Iraq

LONDON - A leaked cockpit video published Tuesday captures a dramatic exchange between two American pilots whose voices choke up when they learn they have killed a British soldier in a 2003 friendly fire incident in Iraq. ''I'm going to be sick,'' one pilot says, later adding ''we're in jail, dude.''

February 21, 2007 | By PAISLEY DODDS Associated Press Writer | Nation


Astrograph 2/6

You might be fortunate enough to spend your time on activities that you can share with others, whether they are social, work-related or family-oriented. In all instances, you can find success.

February 20, 2007 | By BERNICE BEDE OSOL | Coffee Break


Bridge 2/6

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe controversially said, "Mathematicians are like Frenchmen: Whatever you say to them, they translate into their own language, and forthwith it is something entirely different."

February 20, 2007 | By PHILLIP ALDER | Coffee Break


Republicans block Senate debate on Iraq buildup resolution

WASHINGTON - Republicans blocked a full-fledged Senate debate over Iraq on Monday, but Democrats vowed they would eventually find a way to force President Bush to change course in a war that has claimed the lives of more than 3,000 U.S. troops.

February 20, 2007 | By DAVID ESPO AP Special Correspondent | Nation


Ark. now weighs whether to drop trend-setting obesity report cards for public school students

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Arkansas - the first state to send home obesity report cards to warn parents of overweight kids' health risks - may ditch the plan or weaken it with the help of the new governor.

February 20, 2007 | By ANDREW DeMILLO Associated Press Writer | Nation


AP Impact: Confusion leads to Hispanic immigrants being duped by ‘notarios publicos’

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - When Salvadoran immigrant Irma Yolanda Membreno-Aleman wanted to apply for temporary asylum, she did what she would have done for any legal matter back home: She went to see a ''notario publico.''

February 20, 2007 | By TRAVIS LOLLER Associated Press Writer | Nation


Bush budget depends on continued good economic news

WASHINGTON - One major unmentioned entry in President Bush's new budget is luck.

February 20, 2007 | By TOM RAUM Associated Press Writer | Nation


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6th pleads guilty in steroids case

MIAMI - The sixth man to plead guilty in the Major League Baseball performance-enhancing drugs scandal was described in court Friday as a recruiter of mostly foreign-born players for the now-shuttered South Florida clinic at the center of the case.

December 19, 2014 | By CURT ANDERSON AP Sports Writer | Sports


Upton and away

ATLANTA - Landing another of baseball's top power hitters, the San Diego Padres agreed to a trade for Atlanta Braves outfielder Justin Upton, a person with knowledge of the deal told The Associated Press on Friday.

December 19, 2014 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Rookie receivers stealing the show

TAMPA, Fla. - Tampa Bay's Mike Evans resists labels that describe him as a football player, especially those that shortchange what he's accomplished as part of an outstanding class of rookie receivers lighting up the NFL.

December 19, 2014 | By FRED GOODALL AP Sports Writer | Sports


Following probe, FIFA won't reopen World Cup voting

MARRAKECH, Morocco - Defiantly declaring that FIFA is no longer in crisis, Sepp Blatter said Friday the decision to hold the next two World Cups in Russia and Qatar won't be revoked and the governing body will publish a confidential probe into the process that picked those countries as hosts.

December 19, 2014 | By JOHN LEICESTER AP Sports Writer | Sports


Bowl season kicks off with five games

The College Football Playoff era is here and as the bowl season starts, it feels a bit like a New Year's three-for-one special: Three big games instead of one.

December 19, 2014 | By JOHN MARSHALL AP Sports Writer | Sports


Statesboro pastor fuels Appalachia relief effort

Local churches that are part of the Ogeechee River Baptist Association, as well as Southern Baptist churches throughout Georgia and beyond, will contribute more than 27,000 backpacks this Christmas filled with clothes, toys, school supplies, hygiene items and Bibles to needy children along the Appalachian mountain range.

December 19, 2014 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Controlled burn sends smoke into downtown Statesboro

Smoke seen in downtown Statesboro this afternoon was caused by the controlled burn of a 15-acre field near Akins Smith Road in the Hopulikeit area, according to Bulloch County 911 and Statesboro Fire Department spokespersons.

December 19, 2014 | From | Local


East Georgia Regional Medical Center limits visitors

Like other hospitals in the region, East Georgia Regional Medical Center is experiencing an increase in flu-related emergency-room visits.

December 19, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Local


Review: 'The Interview' deserves to be seen

That I was one of the relative few to see "The Interview" is not a boast I take any pleasure in.

December 19, 2014 | By JAKE COYLE Associated Press | Associated Press




Trufant, Atlanta Falcons defense wary of Brees

FLOWERY BRANCH - Falcons cornerback Desmond Trufant expects to be exhausted by the end of Atlanta's NFC South showdown Sunday at New Orleans.

December 18, 2014 | By GEORGE HENRY Associated Press | Atlanta Falcons


SHS, SEB invade Albany

Region championships and state playoff berths will be determined in the coming months, but both Statesboro and Southeast Bulloch's boys squads will get some tough non-region competition to help close out 2014 as they travel to Albany for the annual U-Save-It Classic beginning today.

December 18, 2014 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Prep Sports 360


Why watch?

Over the next three weeks, 38 bowl games and a national championship game will be played from Boise to the Bahamas and various points in between. You should watch them all. Here's why:

December 18, 2014 | By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer | Sports


Dr. John Bressler: The magic of Christmas

The last couple of weeks have been wonderful for someone who likes the Christmas season and especially if he or she is looking for some Christmas spirit. Julie and I started out by attending the downtown tree lighting ceremony in Brooklet. It was a bit chilly - which is just right for folks like us - and we felt like we were in a Christmas card surrounded by angels. There was great music, Scripture and plenty of laughter and applause to warm our hearts. We love attending church and singing all those carols and admiring the tree decorated with crismons and the ...

December 18, 2014 | | Columnists/Editorials


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