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Dear Abby 5/31

DEAR ABBY: This is for "Jack's Grandpa" (April 2), whose wife is afraid wearing pink will cause their baby grandson to turn into a cross-dresser. Relax! My aunt desperately wanted a baby girl, but to her disappointment, she had a baby boy. She kept that kid in frilly dresses with ruffles and his hair long and in curls until he was 4!

June 14, 2007 | By ABIGAIL VAN BUREN | Coffee Break


Traveler with rare strain of tuberculosis placed under first federal quarantine in decades

ATLANTA - A man with a form of tuberculosis so dangerous he is under the first U.S. government-ordered quarantine since 1963 told a newspaper he took one trans-Atlantic flight for his wedding and honeymoon and another because he feared for his life.

June 14, 2007 | The Associated Press | Nation


U.S. soldiers with missing limbs are being allowed to return to active duty

SAN ANTONIO - In the blur of smoke and blood after a bomb blew up under his Humvee in Iraq, Sgt. Tawan Williamson looked down at his shredded leg and knew it couldn't be saved. His military career, though, pulled through.

June 14, 2007 | By MICHELLE ROBERTS Associated Press Writer | Nation


Fired transsexual city manager is turned down for top post in another Florida city

SARASOTA, Fla. - Steve Stanton was fired as city manager in Largo two months ago after announcing his plans to become Susan Stanton. On Wednesday, Stanton, wearing a white skirt, pumps and makeup, applied for the top job in this cosmopolitan tourist town, and was turned down.

June 14, 2007 | By PHIL DAVIS Associated Press Writer | Nation


Bridge 5/31

Charles M. Schulz, who put bridge into a number of his Peanuts cartoons, said, "Don't worry about the world coming to an end today. It's already tomorrow in Australia."

June 14, 2007 | By PHILLIP ALDER | Coffee Break


From extra-large toilet seats to extra-strong lawn chairs, new catalog caters to living large

BOSTON - At first glance, the catalog's pitch for lawn chairs appears ordinary: A seated man and woman relax near a tree-lined lake shore, enjoying drinks.

June 14, 2007 | By MARK JEWELL AP Business Writer | Nation


Braves come back with seven runs in the eighth

MILWAUKEE - Brian McCann quickly made up for his lapse.

June 14, 2007 | Associated Press | Sports


Police Report - May 30

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 13, 2007 | From staff reports | Crime Report


Castro says Bush is waiting for him to die, but cannot kill his ideas

HAVANA - Fidel Castro said in a statement published Tuesday that U.S. President George W. Bush is waiting for him to die but that the American leader cannot kill his ideas.

June 13, 2007 | The Associated Press | Nation


Bridge 5/30

Bertrand Russell wrote, "The point of philosophy is to start with something so simple as not to seem worth stating, and to end with something so paradoxical that no one will believe it."

June 13, 2007 | By PHILLIP ALDER | Coffee Break


Ask Dr. Gott 5/30

DEAR DR. GOTT: I am hoping you can help my 64-year-old brother. For the past three months, he has experienced what he describes as "bubbles" in his urine stream. He sees a physician's assistant at his local VA hospital in Oklahoma. He has had repeated blood tests and urine tests; all were said to be normal. My brother asked to see a urologist but was told not to worry about it, it's normal. He is quite concerned and doesn't know what to do. Is this a common?

June 13, 2007 | By DR. PETER GOTT | Coffee Break


Astrograph 5/30

Several things you've wanted for some time but couldn't afford in the past aren't likely to be denied you again. Your financial picture looks especially bright right now, so make the most of what transpires.

June 13, 2007 | By BERNICE BEDE OSOL | Coffee Break


Dear Abby 5/30

DEAR ABBY: When my husband came home from work this evening, he told me a horrifying story. He said that he and some of his co-workers were out on a job, and from their truck they witnessed a woman in a wheelchair topple. They waited for the stoplight to turn green and immediately made their way to her side as quickly as they could.

June 13, 2007 | By ABIGAIL VAN BUREN | Coffee Break


Critics: Bush administration falls short in handling Darfur genocide

WASHINGTON - It has taken President Bush nearly three years to match his impassioned rhetoric about what he decries as genocide in Darfur with tougher U.S. action against some of those blamed for the suffering.

June 13, 2007 | By DEB RIECHMANN Associated Press Writer | Nation


AP IMPACT: Private security guards: a weak link in homeland security

WASHINGTON - Private security guards paid little more than janitors and restaurant cooks are guarding many of the critical security sites in the United States, usually with minimal or no anti-terrorist training, an Associated Press investigation found.

June 13, 2007 | By LARRY MARGASAK Associated Press Writer | Nation


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Anderson-Skinner

Mr. and Mrs. Randy Anderson of Statesboro are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Callaway Kristen Anderson, to Judd Dewayne Skinner, son of Mr. and Mrs. Dewayne Skinner of Statesboro.

February 08, 2015 | Special to the Herald | Weddings


Denton-Koch

Mr. and Mrs. Trey Denton of Statesboro announce the engagement of their daughter, Kimberly, to Mr. Kyle Koch, son of Dr. and Mrs. Thomas Koch of Eden Prairie, Minnesota.

February 08, 2015 | Special to the Herald | Weddings


Gawthrop Anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Howard and Marie (Cutler) Gawthrop of Statesboro celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on January 30 with family at Meinhardt Vineyards & Winery. The couple was married on February 6, 1965, in Flint, Michigan. They have two children, Greg Gawthrop and Justin Gawthrop, both of Statesboro; eight grandchildren and one great-grandchild. The couple has moved many times throughout their 50 years of marriage. They have lived in Michigan, California and Wyoming, but are currently surrounded by their family here in Statesboro. They just returned from a 50th-year anniversary celebration, where they enjoyed a three-week cruise to New Zealand and ...

February 08, 2015 | Special to the Herald | Weddings


Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: Benefits of vaccines outweigh the risks

First, a full disclosure: I have been vaccinated against measles, mumps, diphtheria, rubella, whooping cough, smallpox and shingles and have had none of these maladies. At one time or another, my wife received all of these same vaccinations. Our kids were both immunized, and they have chosen to have their kids immunized. None of us has ever had an adverse reaction to a vaccination.

February 08, 2015 | John Rosemond Contributing Writer | Columnists/Editorials


Thinking of God with Larry Sheehy: 'Get the jump' on sin and prepare with God's word

Clothing stores normally display new fashions well ahead of the season. Stores here in Statesboro have had spring fashions out for several weeks, even though spring is several weeks away. An iron-clad rule for merchandisers is to "get the jump" on the buying seasons. In a spiritual context, Christians should be interested in "getting the jump" on sin, being prepared for temptation when it comes. This can be done if we'll apply some basic principles.

February 08, 2015 | Larry Sheehy | Columnists/Editorials


Consumer Qs: How do you pronounce the word 'pecan'?

Question: What is the correct way to pronounce "pecan"? My wife says she pronounces it the Southern way. I disagreed and we got into an argument. ...

February 08, 2015 | Georgia Department of Agriculture Special to the Herald | Columnists/Editorials


Study finds beach trash even on Georgia's secluded islands

SAVANNAH - Dodie Sanders and her student volunteers never came back empty handed whenever she led them to the beach to clean up trash, sometimes filling as many as five waste bags with plastic bottles, wrappers and other garbage.

February 08, 2015 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Associated Press


Police ID man they say killed 2 adults, 2 children, himself

DOUGLASVILLE, Ga. - Police say they have identified the gunman who took his own life after killing four people and injuring two in a quiet neighborhood near Atlanta.

February 08, 2015 | By RAY HENRY Associated Press | Associated Press


Kathy Bradley: Groundhogs, spring and things not seen

I want to believe the groundhog.

February 08, 2015 | | Columnists/Editorials


Bulloch History with Roger Allen: Bulloch oil mill becomes factor in cotton production

(Note: The following is part of a series of articles looking at the history and evolution of agriculture in Georgia and Bulloch County.)

February 08, 2015 | By ROGER ALLEN Special to the Herald | Columnists/Editorials


North Carolina coaching great Dean Smith dies at 83

Dean Smith was more than simply a basketball coach.

February 08, 2015 | By AARON BEARD Associated Press | Sports


Paul fined over criticism toward female official

NEW YORK - Los Angeles Clippers guard Chris Paul has been fined $25,000 for criticizing a female official after a loss at Cleveland.

February 08, 2015 | The Associated Press | Sports


Two tied at Torrey Pines

SAN DIEGO - Two poor chips wound up costing Harris English three shots. He battled just to get birdie chances on the South Course at Torrey Pines and only converted two of them. He wound up with a 1-over 73 and a share of the lead with J.B. Holmes on Saturday in the Farmers Insurance Open.

February 08, 2015 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Frank Hook honored for continued service

The Georgia Southern Athletic Foundation honored longtime University fundraiser Frank Hook today with a plaque recognizing his 41 years of service and numerous accomplishments to Georgia Southern University and Georgia Southern athletics.

February 08, 2015 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports




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