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Minimum wage going up, little help as costs soar

WASHINGTON - About 2 million Americans get a raise Thursday as the federal minimum wage rises 70 cents. The bad news: Higher gas and food prices are swallowing it up, and some small businesses will pass the cost of the wage hike to consumers.

August 07, 2008 | By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER Associated Press Writer | National


Economy stresses Carroll County Soup Kitchen

CARROLLTON, Ga. - As blue-collar and white-collar jobs alike continue to get chopped across the country and the housing market continues to spiral downward, many families are left wondering where their next meal will come from. Soup kitchens have long been an option for those down on their luck, but in tough economic times, even they are struggling to put food on the table.

August 07, 2008 | By JOHN P. BOAN The (Carrollton) Times-Georgian | National


Fate of Alaska gas pipeline with state Senate

JUNEAU, Alaska - The fate of a multibillion dollar pipeline that could unlock 4.5 billion cubic feet of North Slope gas reserves daily and power North American homes and businesses for decades now rests in the hands of 20 Alaska state senators.

August 07, 2008 | By STEVE QUINN Associated Press Writer | National


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Water Aerobics; Stuff the Bus

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Wednesday July 23, 2008

August 07, 2008 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Police Report - July 24

(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.)

August 07, 2008 | From Staff Reports | Crime Report


Pittsburgh cancer center warns of cell phone risks

PITTSBURGH - The head of a prominent cancer research institute issued an unprecedented warning to his faculty and staff Wednesday: Limit cell phone use because of the possible risk of cancer.

August 07, 2008 | By JENNIFER C. YATES and SETH BORENSTEIN Associated Press Writers | National


Bridge 7/24

Herb Caen, a journalist, columnist and author who died in 1997, said, "A man begins cutting his wisdom teeth the first time he bites off more than he can chew."

August 07, 2008 | By PHILLIP ALDER | Coffee Break


Astrograph 7/24

Those who haven't been measuring up to your personal standards will be dropped from your list of associates in the year ahead. Weeding out the ones who hold you back will provide a rich soil to grow and develop.

August 07, 2008 | By BERNICE BEDE OSOL | Coffee Break


Ask Dr. Gott 7/24

DEAR DR. GOTT: After reading your column about Zostavax, I had to write.

August 07, 2008 | By DR. PETER GOTT | Coffee Break


Gates, Bloomberg pool riches to fight smoking

NEW YORK - Microsoft founder Bill Gates and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg are pooling their piles of money to pour $375 million into a global effort to cut smoking.

August 07, 2008 | By SARA KUGLER Associated Press Writer | National


Fannie and Freddie: Getting to know powerful pair

CHICAGO - Behind their down-home names, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are so vital to the economy that the government scrambled to offer them a lifeline. But what exactly are they, and what do they do?

August 06, 2008 | By DAVE CARPENTER Associated Press Writer | National


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - British Soccer Camp; Bulloch History Moment

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Tuesday July 22, 2008

August 06, 2008 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Bridge 7/23

Winston Churchill said, "Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened."

August 06, 2008 | By PHILLIP ALDER | Coffee Break


Traffic deaths fall as gas prices climb

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Rising prices at the gas pump appear to be having at least one positive effect: Traffic deaths around the country are plummeting, just as they did during the Arab oil embargo three decades ago.

August 06, 2008 | By MARK WILLIAMS AP Business Writer | National


Ask Dr. Gott 7/23

DEAR DR. GOTT: I am a 49-year-old male. For the last six to nine months, I have not been sleeping well. I have found a way to sleep soundly, but I want to ensure it will not harm me.

August 06, 2008 | By DR. PETER GOTT | Coffee Break


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Panel: Treating hearing loss shouldn't be a pricey hassle

WASHINGTON - Treating hearing loss shouldn't be such a pricey hassle. That's the message from a prestigious government advisory group that's calling on ...

June 02, 2016 | By LAURAN NEERGAARD AP Medical Writer | Associated Press


Free meals for kids June 6-30

The Bulloch County Schools will serve free breakfast and lunch for children and teens at four locations, weekdays June 6-30, and lunch at a fifth ...

June 02, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


Cartee leaving Ogeechee Tech for UGA

Dr. Dawn Cartee, president of Ogeechee Technical College for nine and a half years, is leaving to become director July 1 of the University of ...

June 02, 2016 | From staff reports | Local




Too much salt

WASHINGTON - From cheese to sliced turkey, the Obama administration is encouraging food companies and restaurants to lower the amount of salt in the foods they ...

June 01, 2016 | By MARY CLARE JALONICK Associated Press | Associated Press


‘The Miracle Worker’ comes to Statesboro

The Averitt Center for the Arts will present "The Miracle Worker," the inspirational story of Helen Keller and Anne Sullivan, Friday and Saturday at 7 ...

June 01, 2016 | By CHYNA JAMES Herald Intern | Local


Bubba Hunt fires up the local real estate sales business

When local businessman Bubba Hunt saw an opportunity to shake up the local real estate market, like most great entrepreneurs, he seized it.

May 10, 2016 | | Locally Owned


Mom deserves a Lori Grice portrait

How will your grandchildren's children remember you?

May 03, 2016 | | Locally Owned


The Sack Company sponsors local students for SkillsUSA

On Thursday, March 17, nine students from Statesboro High School went to the Georgia International Convention Center in Atlanta to showcase their skills and compete ...

April 06, 2016 | Special to the Herald | Locally Owned


Spring and Easter… the perfect time for Lori Grice portraits

The welcoming of warmer weather and flowers blooming signals the beginning of spring and the upcoming Easter holiday. Easter brings families together to celebrate the ...

March 08, 2016 | Special to the Herald | Locally Owned


Victoria Family Practice Medical Clinic

Since entering the Statesboro healthcare market in 2009, Dr. Daniel Okungbowa has embraced the community with a passion of ensuring that every citizen has access ...

December 22, 2015 | | Locally Owned


The Lodge at Bethany scheduled to open to the community

Nestled among the oak trees of what was once the Gesmon Neville Family Farm, The Lodge at Bethany, an extension of the long-standing history of ...

December 22, 2015 | | Locally Owned


Deen Day Smith Awards - Past Honorees

Man of the Decade

February 28, 2014 | | Life


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