LARGO, Fla. - Steve Stanton professed his love for the city and asked the people of Largo to support his decision to undergo a sex change and allow him to keep his $140,000-a-year job as city manager.
WASHINGTON - The Bush administration filed charges Thursday against an Australian captured in Afghanistan after the Sept. 11 attacks and held ever since without trial, the first terror-war suspect to face prosecution under a new system of military tribunals.
Brett Rivers pitched a complete game and Brandon Mock scored three times and drove in two as the Portal Panthers topped the Claxton Tigers 16-6 on the third day of the SEB Yellow Jacket tournament.
In the year ahead it looks like some of the finer things in life will be yours but only as a direct result of your labors. You'll be through merely talking about what you want and will do what you have to in order to get what you desire.
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.
Editor: RE: Attracting retirees to Statesboro and Bulloch County I read with great interest the article written by a representative of Keep Bulloch Beautiful that appeared in the newspaper recently regarding his thoughts on attracting retirees to Statesboro and Bulloch County. The article contained several good thoughts on what could be done to attract this growing segment of the population to the area. As recent retirees in our mid 50s, my ...
DEAR DR. GOTT: I am a 60-year-old woman. I have been told that I have chronic fatigue syndrome. What is this condition? What is the cause of this syndrome? Also, how do I get rid of this? Every two weeks, I get a blood test to see whether my blood count is high enough. If not, I receive a Procrit shot, which costs $1,500 each time. I thought these shots were for people with cancer, ...
Statesboro senior Morgan Doty knows his role. The 6-foot-3 senior has come off the bench for most of the 2006-2007 season. After a good few days of practice last week, Doty earned a start against upstart Whitewater in the first round of the AAAA state tournament.
Cartoonist, humorist and journalist Kin Hubbard said, "The safest way to double your money is to fold it over and put it in your pocket."
TOKYO - Yasuji Kaneko, 87, still remembers the screams of the countless women he raped in China as a soldier in the Japanese imperial army in World War II.
SAVANNAH, Ga. - Paying an extra penny in sales tax for each dollar he spends wouldn't bother John Wade, as long as a chunk goes toward paving dirt roads like the one to his Chatham County home.
DEAR ABBY: I have a co-worker who is always picking at everyone's food. At lunch or at break time, people hurry to eat before "Sam" comes into the lunchroom because he goes around helping himself to everyone's food. He doesn't even ask permission first.
Editor: My compliments on the new format of page 2 of the Herald. It makes the paper more interesting from a daily and weekly viewpoint. Mr. Roger Allen's columns on the history of Statesboro and Bulloch County are informative and enjoyable. In a recent article about the first automobile in Statesboro, there is an error. The first car driven into town under its own power was steered by Mr. Percy (not Perry) Averitt. ...
Editor: About 25 years ago while we were living in southern Arizona, we were free to travel the Interstates any speed that we were comfortable with. My cars were comfortable at about 60 MPH. There was a wide range of speeds, though, between different vehicles, which is not the safest situation. My daughter had a car that could make it the 180 miles to Phoenix in less than 2 hours, which was still reasonably ...
NEW YORK - So you may have heard: Paris Hilton was ticketed the other day for driving with a suspended license.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - An assistant state attorney says prosecutors in Tallahassee did not receive information about an 11-month-old sexual assault allegation involving Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston until Tuesday.
HOMESTEAD, Fla. - There was no trash talking, no attempts at mind games. If there was tension or nerves, nobody could tell. In one of the tamest NASCAR title contenders' news conferences in recent memory, Matt Kenseth and Kevin Harvick kept it light and breezy as they discussed their championship chances against Jimmie Johnson. <p class="MsoNormal" style="mso-margin-top-alt: auto; mso-margin-bottom-alt: auto; line-height: ...
MIAMI - Jonathan Martin could sue the Miami Dolphins for big money under a variety of workplace laws that make employers liable for bullying, harassment and discrimination - even if the team's hierarchy didn't know about it, according to several legal experts. Less likely would be criminal charges against offensive lineman Richie Incognito, who was suspended by the Dolphins after fellow ...
A good way to get some in-depth information about a career is to go online and type in the Bureau of Labor Statistics, mess around with that database for a tad and then switch to Occupational Outlook Handbook. As they say in West Virginia, "You'll have more stuff than you can shake a stick at." I have no idea what that means, but it sounds good.
James "Jim" Delorey
BROOKLET - There was a time not too long ago that students at Southeast Bulloch High school and residents of Brooklet spent their Fridays in the fall trying to find something to fill the evening. For nearly a decade, undersized and outmanned Yellow Jacket football teams struggled while their fan base followed suit.
Coming out of high school, Kyle Oehlbeck knew what he wanted in a college football program.
LEXINGTON, Ky. - Seventh-ranked Kentucky put six players in double figures in the scoring column, led by Bernisha Pinkett's 19 points, and used its full-court pressing defense to force 35 Georgia Southern turnovers as the Wildcats downed the Eagles 103-38 in their home opener Wednesday afternoon in Memorial Coliseum.
ATLANTA - Mayor Kasim Reed met Wednesday with Atlanta Braves executives to discuss next steps following the team's decision to leave downtown and build a new $672 million stadium in nearby Cobb County, according to Gov. Nathan Deal.
The Colts and Titans would very much like to forget last weekend's debacles. They'll get a chance right away.
Statesboro's Sherrodric Rawls is well aware of the fact that he and the rest of his senior teammates only get one more crack at the playoffs and he intends to make the most of it. The Blue Devils came within seconds of the state championship game in Rawls' freshman season, but haven't advanced farther than the first round since.
CLEMSON, S.C. - No. 8 Clemson has another chance in the national spotlight - and doesn't want to blow it like last time.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Steven Jackson was looking forward to showing what he could do on a winning team, to really making his mark on the national stage.
PITTSBURGH - Mike Tomlin isn't much on public gratitude. Still, the perpetually focused Pittsburgh Steelers coach went out of his way to thank the fans who showed up at Heinz Field to watch his team drum the Buffalo Bills 23-10 on Sunday for its third win of the season. "It's not something we take for granted," Tomlin said. <p class="MsoNormal" style="mso-margin-top-alt: ...