CONCORD, N.H. - Since they first walked the planet, humans have either buried or burned their dead. Now a new option is generating interest - dissolving bodies in lye and flushing the brownish, syrupy residue down the drain.
MT. PLEASANT, S.C. - Megen Smith drove in three runs and ended a furious College of Charleston rally in the final inning to earn the save as Georgia Southern advanced 6-5 in game eight of the 2008 Southern Conference Softball Championship at the Patriots Point Athletics Complex.
Excelsior EMC's 70th Annual Meeting of Members is set for today, at the Nessmith-Lane Continuing Education Building on the campus of Georgia Southern University in Statesboro.
Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Thursday May 8, 2008
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - About 12 seconds was all it took for two bailiffs to gun down a man who shot at them in a courthouse lobby, and authorities said the swift response helped prevent anyone else from being seriously hurt.
Prep Sports Blitz for Thursday, May 8.
BANGKOK, Thailand - It was Asia's answer to Hurricane Katrina. Packing winds upwards of 120 mph, Cyclone Nargis became one of Asia's deadliest storms by hitting land at one of the lowest points in Myanmar and setting off a storm surge that reached 25 miles inland.
MEXICO CITY - Mexico's acting federal police chief was shot dead Thursday outside his home - a brazen attack that comes as drug traffickers increasingly lash back at a nationwide crackdown on organized crime.
DEAR ABBY: A man I know is engaged to a woman 20 years younger. I think she's a gold digger, and here's why: She waved his credit card around after he gave it to her saying, "Look what I've got!" (He was not present.)
TUPELO, Miss. - An apparent tornado spawned by storms sweeping across the Southeast damaged a shopping mall and downed power lines in northeast Mississippi on Thursday, and severe weather warnings were in effect for northwest Alabama.
BOULDER, Wyo. - There isn't anything metropolitan about this tiny unincorporated town in southwest Wyoming, where a few single-family homes and a volunteer fire station stand against a skyline of snowcapped mountains.
MESOPOTAMIA, Ohio - In a quiet gas-lit farmhouse, two girls in bonnets and long blue dresses wind tape around expired bottles of Newman's Own salad dressing, and wipe dust off dented cans of vegetables and crumpled boxes of Butterfinger candy bars.
YANGON, Myanmar - Relief supplies from the United Nations began arriving in Myanmar Thursday, but U.S. military planes loaded with aid were still denied access by the country's isolationist regime five days after a devastating cyclone.
John Dalberg Acton, an English historian who died in 1902, wrote, "Be more severe to ideas than to actions; do not overlook the strength of the bad cause or the weakness of the good."
There will be a general marked improvement in all conditions in the year ahead. However, just because a number of things are much better, it does not give you license to coast or be careless about what you get into.
PHILADELPHIA - Closing out a wildly unpredictable White House race, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump blitzed through battleground states Monday in a final bid to energize ...
Welcome to the first ever Statesboro Herald All-County softball team! It's been a long time coming in my opinion.
Area schools will offer Veterans Day programs, which are open to the public, on Thursday, Nov. 10.
With just three games remaining in the regular season, the picture is now clear for Georgia Southern.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Only an amateur would fill out a Chase for the Sprint Cup championship bracket and not mark Kevin Harvick down for a ...
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - General manager Thomas Dimitroff finally has the security he wanted from the Atlanta Falcons.
NEW YORK - Fresh off leading the Chicago Cubs to their first World Series title in more than a century, slugger Kris Bryant and several teammates ...
ATHENS, Ga. - Georgia freshman Jacob Eason is proving he can be trusted in the closing minutes.
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 ...
The Lodi Winegrape Commission, which represents more than 750 winegrape growers and 85 wineries in the Lodi American Viticulture Area of California, has recently announced ...
Dunham's Sports, one of the nation's largest sporting goods chains, will hold its grand opening this weekend.
A young mother was killed Monday morning in a single-vehicle accident on Veteran's Memorial Parkway in Statesboro.
With Congressional approval ratings under 15 percent for the past several years, it's hard to find many positive signs when it comes to governing ...
Note: The following is one of a series of columns looking at the first road systems in Georgia and Bulloch County.
Happy November! The biggest food holiday of the year is just weeks away, and I've got three side dishes to enliven your family feast ...