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For Young Readers by Lindsey and Paige Oliver

Recently, people in Statesboro and America alike celebrated Free Comic Book Day, a little-known excuse for graphic novel fans to leave their tabletop role-playing games and mingle with people possessing interests similar to theirs. However, what few realize is that comic books are not simply for children and frequenters of obscure niche markets - they also possess the potential to be literary masterpieces which anyone can enjoy, including young adults. "Maus: A Survivor's Tale" is one such masterpiece. A historical and biographical look into one of the darkest periods in history by Art Spiegelman, this Pulitzer Prize-winning graphic novel is ...

June 22, 2008 | By LINDSEY and PAIGE OLIVER | Lifestyles Columnists


Schmidt 50th anniversary

June 22, 2008 | | Anniversaries


Diane Miller - Vitamin A great for summertime

Vitamin A is a colorful and fun vitamin for summer! It is found in bright orange and dark yellow fruits and vegetables that make great snacks and side dishes. One of the best facts about vitamin A and serving it to your family is its stability to heat, light and oxygen; it is not easily destroyed like some other vitamins. If your carrot sticks sit out at a picnic, they will still contain vitamin A.

June 22, 2008 | By DIANE MILLER | Lifestyles Columnists


Wildfire keeps burning NC wildlife refuge

COLUMBIA, N.C. - A wildfire that has burned 30,000 acres in eastern North Carolina may smolder for months as it burns decayed vegetation that makes up the soil in the area, North Carolina Forest Service spokesman Bill Swartley said Saturday.

June 22, 2008 | The Associated Press | National


Shuttle astronauts prepare robot arm for 1st use

HOUSTON - Astronauts debuted the international space station's newest piece of equipment Saturday during a successful but very limited test.

June 22, 2008 | By JUAN A. LOZANO Associated Press Writer | National


Unknown problem interrupts Mars lander’s task

PHOENIX - The first sample of Martian dirt dumped onto the opening of the Phoenix lander's tiny testing oven failed to reach the instrument and scientists said Saturday they will devote a few days to trying to determine the cause.

June 22, 2008 | By BOB CHRISTIE Associated Press Writer | National


Police Report - June 8

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.

June 22, 2008 | From Staff Reports | Crime Report


Home oyster gardening popular restoration effort

ANNAPOLIS, Md. - Oysters in the Chesapeake Bay have been all but wiped out, but amateur conservationists are signing on to the growing hobby of home aquaculture to help bring the struggling bivalves back.

June 22, 2008 | By KRISTEN WYATT Associated Press Writer | National


Car bombings in Baghdad leave at least 6 dead

BAGHDAD - A suicide car bomb and another car packed with explosives targeted Iraqi police patrols Saturday on opposite sides of Baghdad, killing at least six people, police said.

June 22, 2008 | By SAMEER N. YACOUB Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


9/11 suspects reject Gitmo lawyers

GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba - The accused mastermind of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks said he welcomed martyrdom at U.S. hands, as he and four codefendants faced trial for war crimes without the benefit of lawyers.

June 21, 2008 | By ANDREW O. SELSKY Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Studio Statesboro Vodcast

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Friday June 06, 2008

June 21, 2008 | mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


OTC GOAL student honored for state achievement

June 21, 2008 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Local


Most students promoted despite failing CRCT

ATLANTA - Very few of the students who fail a state exam required for promotion to the next grade are held back by schools, according to data released by the state Friday.

June 21, 2008 | By DORIE TURNER Associated Press Writer | National


Eagle wounded by poacher gets new beak, new look

ST. MARIES, Idaho - More than three years after a poacher shot off her upper beak, a bald eagle named Beauty can finally live up to her name - with the help of volunteers.

June 21, 2008 | By NICHOLAS K. GERANIOS Associated Press Writer | National


Police Report - June 7

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.

June 21, 2008 | From Staff Reports | Crime Report


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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

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