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Man’s suicide note after French Quarter leap leads to girlfriend’s dismembered body

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A note found on the body of a suicide jumper led police to a French Quarter apartment where they found his girlfriend's charred head in a pot on the stove, her arms and legs in the oven and her torso in the refrigerator, a law enforcement officer said Wednesday.

October 26, 2006 | By BECKY BOHRER Associated Press Writer | Nation


Soundoff 10/19

Note: All comments published in Soundoff are the opinions of the anonymous callers and do not necessarily reflect the opinion of the Statesboro Herald. To leave your message of 30 seconds or less, call (912) 489-3733.

October 26, 2006 | From Staff Reports | Soundoff


Police Report - October 19

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.

October 26, 2006 | From Staff Reports | Crime Report


Dear Abby 10/18

DEAR ABBY: During the last few weeks, two young women I know have confided to me about similar situations with their boyfriends. Each said her boyfriend took her cell phone and went through her logged calls, voice messages and text messages, checking to see who she had talked to. Both young men were furious that the girls had contact with other male friends. Both incidents were frightening.

October 25, 2006 | By ABIGAIL VAN BUREN | Coffee Break


Astrograph 10/18

In the year ahead, be optimistic and look for upswings in your life, from finances to love life to everyday issues. Positive convictions will help speed along all the good things in store for you.

October 25, 2006 | By BERNICE BEDE OSOL | Coffee Break


Bridge 10/18

Your left-hand opponent opens one spade, your partner passes, your right-hand opponent jumps to four spades, and you overcall four no-trump. What message are you transmitting to partner about your hand? Sorry, but not all four-no-trump bids are Blackwood.

October 25, 2006 | By PHILLIP ALDER | Coffee Break


Ask Dr. Gott 10/18

DEAR DR. GOTT: We were interested in the question sent by the 80-year-old registered nurse about older people having difficulty getting back to sleep after waking up during the night. In my case, I have to get up in the night for bladder relief, then lay awake or finally turn on the light to read for two hours. I have been helped by taking sleep aids. They all have the ingredient diphenhydramine. The product is labeled nonhabit-forming but is recommended for only occasional sleeplessness. I am concerned that frequent use might be detrimental. Would every third night on a continual ...

October 25, 2006 | BY DR. PETER GOTT | Coffee Break


Statesboro remains at No. 2 in latest AP poll

ATLANTA - Statesboro held steady at No. 2 in Class AAAA, while Emanuel County Institute retained the top spot in the Class A rankings displayed in this week's Associated Press high school football poll.

October 25, 2006 | From staff and wire reports | Sports


'God was on our side’ — Hawaiians breathe sigh of relief after earthquake damage found minimal

WAIKOLOA, Hawaii (AP) - Frightened and unable to sleep in her posh, ocean-view hotel room after riding out the island's most recent earthquake, Doris Christianson crept out of bed and found a decidedly more down-market place to lay her head.

October 25, 2006 | By JAYMES SONG Associated Press Writer | Nation


U.S. forces back in Balad after Iraqi army fails to quell sectarian violence

BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) - U.S. forces patrolled the streets of the predominantly Shiite city of Balad on Tuesday after five days of sectarian slaughter killed 95 people, violence that surged out of control despite the efforts of Iraq's best-trained soldiers.

October 25, 2006 | By STEVEN R. HURST Associated Press Writer | Nation


Satellite imagery shows North Korea may be preparing for second nuclear tes

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - Satellite images indicate North Korea appears to be getting ready for a second nuclear test, officials said Tuesday, as the defiant communist regime held huge rallies and proclaimed that U.N. sanctions amount to a declaration of war.

October 25, 2006 | By BO-MI LIM Associated Press Writer | Nation


Soundoff 10/18

"Real estate agents of Statesboro, when you advertise an open house, please provide a phone number where people can reach you over the weekend in case they have questions. … Two open houses advertised last Friday, the phone numbers listed, there was no one available."

October 25, 2006 | From Staff Reports | Soundoff


BA cross country wins region

Hard work and dedication to a grueling sport that few view as fun has paid off for the Bulloch Academy boys' cross-country team.

October 25, 2006 | By RAHN HUTCHESON Special to the Herald | Sports


Police Report - October 18

(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.)

October 25, 2006 | From Staff Reports | Crime Report


Pet of the week — 1015

October 24, 2006 | Herald Staff Reports | Pets of the Week


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Constitution Week begins Wednesday

Constitution Week begins Wednesday and runs through Tuesday, Sept. 23, celebrating the 227th anniversary of the signing of this great document.

September 16, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Local


Downtown Boutique Warehouse sale to benefit Statesboro’s Safe Haven

On Friday and Saturday, several local businesses will participate in a Downtown Boutique Warehouse sale.

September 16, 2014 | From staff reports | Local


2 Bulloch County schools are tops

For the second straight year, two Bulloch County public schools were recognized as two of the top performers under the state's accountability system.

September 16, 2014 | From staff reports | Local


Best burgers in the Boro at Big Show's

Bigshow's Burgers have become the Boro's destination for incredible hamburgers, hotdogs, wings, chicken sandwiches, milk shakes and fun! Everything they serve is from the freshest, highest quality ingredients. Every hamburger sold is hand patted and the French fries are hand cut daily.

September 16, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Locally Owned


Statesboro police: No foul play suspected in Georgia Southern student’s death

Statesboro police say foul play is not suspected in the death of Brooke Edwards, a Georgia Southern University student who was found unresponsive at her off-campus apartment Friday morning.

September 16, 2014 | From staff reports | Local






Braves all but done

ATLANTA - Stephen Strasburg threw seven scoreless innings to end a long run of frustration against Atlanta, and the Nationals beat the struggling Braves 4-2 on Monday night to move to the verge of the NL East title.

September 15, 2014 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Anthony: Area teams going through the cycle

When speaking of high school football, plenty of people love to wax poetic.

September 15, 2014 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Prep Sports 360


Woods: strength is back, swing isn't

WINDEMERE, Fla. - Tiger Woods is too busy in the gym to find a new swing coach, or even swing a golf club.

September 15, 2014 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Peterson reactivated by Vikings following indictment

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. - Star running back Adrian Peterson returned to the Minnesota Vikings on Monday, insisting he is not a child abuser and wanting "everyone to understand how sorry I feel about the hurt I have brought to my child" after he was charged with a felony in Texas for using a wooden switch to spank his 4-year-old son.

September 15, 2014 | By JON KRAWCZYNSKI AP Sports Writer | Sports


In The Pits: Short stay at the party for Allmendinger and Almirola

AJ Allmendinger and Aric Almirola were the underdogs of the Chase, the two drivers nobody thought could win the Sprint Cup championship.

September 15, 2014 | By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer | NASCAR


Income inequality complicates Georgia consumption tax

ATLANTA - A new study suggests the growing share of income paid to the rich could raise the costs of a Republican proposal to replace Georgia's income tax with an expanded sales tax.

September 15, 2014 | By RAY HENRY Associated Press | Local


Georgia Peanut Tour set for this week

The 28th annual Georgia Peanut Tour will be held Tuesday through Thursday, centrally located out of the Savannah area.

September 15, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Local


Beatles tribute band to invade Statesboro's Averitt Center

If you believe in yesterday or have had a hard day's night, then the Averitt Center for the Arts invites you to get your ticket to ride and relive Beatlemania on Saturday.

September 15, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Local


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