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Dear Abby

DEAR ABBY: My sister, "Earline," seems not to really care about family that much. She does drugs and sells them.

October 23, 2006 | By ABIGAIL VAN BUREN | Life


The dedication of Herald photographer Michelle Boaen

Many of you know Statesboro Herald photographer Michelle Boaen. She has shot photos of just about every event in Bulloch County. One of her primary duties during football season is to shoot Friday night high school football. She stands on the sidelines clicking away for the best shot.

October 23, 2006 | | Local


Column — Bulloch History

In 1824 the Georgia legislature granted Ebenezer Jenckes a charter to build what would be called the Savannah and Ogeechee Canal. In 1825 the charter was expanded to expand the canal to include the Altamaha River. After Jenckes decided not to connect the canal to the Altamaha River, his investors withdrew their support in 1836, calling it "The Folly."

October 23, 2006 | By ROGER ALLEN | Life


Soundoff

Note: All comments published in Soundoff are the opinions of the anonymous callers and do not necessarily reflect the opinion of the Statesboro Herald.

October 23, 2006 | | Life


Happy 100th Birthday!

Clyde Akins Cannon

October 23, 2006 | Special to the Herald | Life


Georgia still trying to settle on a quarterback

ATHENS - Joe Tereshinski is Georgia's starting quarterback - for at least another week.

October 23, 2006 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Yankees pitcher presumed dead after plane crashes into high-rise in New York City

NEW YORK (AP) - A small plane carrying New York Yankee Cory Lidle slammed into a 50-story skyscraper Wednesday, apparently killing the pitcher and a second person in a crash that rained flaming debris onto the sidewalks and briefly raised fears of another terrorist attack.

October 23, 2006 | By COLLEEN LONG Associated Press Writer | Local


Adams apologizes for inaccuracies in latest clash with Dooley

ATLANTA (AP) - More than two years after his forced retirement, Vince Dooley showed this week he won't stand for his legacy being tarnished - especially by UGA president Michael Adams.

October 23, 2006 | Associated Press | Sports


No. 1 ECI beats Claxton, 48-14

CLAXTON – As the #1 ranked Bulldogs of Emanuel County Institute came to town, the Claxton Tigers were confident that anything could happen.

October 23, 2006 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


Bush talks about energy before joining Hastert at fundraiser

ST. LOUIS (AP) - President Bush warned Americans on Thursday against becoming complacent about supporting alternative sources of energy just because gasoline prices are falling at the pump.

October 23, 2006 | By DEB RIECHMANN Associated Press Writer | Nation


Lady Gamecocks claim 3-AA title with 1-0 win over SEB

Four days after claiming the Region 3AA regular season title, the Screven County Lady Gamecocks (21-4) twice downed SEB's Lady Jackets (22-3) by 1-0 margins to claim the 3AA tournament championship at the Screven County Recreation Complex on Saturday.

October 23, 2006 | By BURTON KEMP Special to the Herald | Sports


United Way Small Business Blitz ready for Oct. 24

Sarah Hines is on a mission. In a matter of eight hours, she plans to call on 600 businesses. This sounds mind boggling, but for people who know Sarah, you understand it's going to be executed…and executed well.

October 23, 2006 | By JENNY LYNN ANDERSON Special to the Herald | Business


Alligators in swimming pools: In New Orleans, wildlife not confined to Bourbon Street

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Alligators have been dragged from abandoned swimming pools. Foxes had to be removed from the airport. Coyotes are stalking rabbits and nutria (a sort of countrified rat) in city streets. And armadillos are undermining air conditioning units.

October 23, 2006 | By MARY FOSTER Associated Press Writer | Nation


Police Report - October 16

(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.)

October 23, 2006 | | Crime Report


Police Report - October 12

(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.)

October 23, 2006 | From Staff Reports | Crime Report


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Government made $100B in improper payments

WASHINGTON - By its own estimate, the government made about $100 billion in payments last year to people who may not have been entitled to receive them - tax credits to families that didn't qualify, unemployment benefits to people who had jobs and medical payments for treatments that might not have been necessary.

July 09, 2014 | By STEPHEN OHLEMACHER Associated Press | World


4 dead, 70K without power after upstate NY storms

SMITHFIELD, N.Y. - Severe thunderstorms packing strong winds rolled through central New York, killing four people, destroying or damaging numerous houses and knocking out power to more than 70,000 utility customers, officials said Wednesday.

July 09, 2014 | Associated Press | World




DeGrom Ks 11 in 7 shutout innings, Mets top Braves

NEW YORK - Rookie Jacob deGrom struck out 11 in seven shutout innings and also delivered a table-setting hit from the No. 8 spot in the batting order as the New York Mets tagged All-Star Julio Teheran and the Atlanta Braves 8-3 Tuesday night.

July 08, 2014 | By BEN WALKER AP Baseball Writer | Atlanta Braves


Georgia Southern's Ferguson suspended indefinitly following arrest

Georgia Southern basketball player Eric Ferguson has been suspended from the team indefinitely following a June 26 arrest.

July 08, 2014 | By MATT YOGUS myogus@statesboroherald.com | Georgia Southern


Gov. Deal pushes for clinical drug trials of marijuana derivative

AUGUSTA, Ga. - Georgia's governor is pushing clinical trials for a marijuana-derived drug that proponents say could help treat severe seizure disorders among children, an unlikely election-year move for a Republican in a conservative part of the country that is just beginning to warm up to medical marijuana in narrow circumstances.

July 08, 2014 | By CHRISTINA A. CASSIDY Associated Press | Local


Cleveland wins bid to host Republican convention in 2016

WASHINGTON - Cleveland won the unanimous backing of a Republican National Committee panel on Tuesday, all but guaranteeing the GOP's 2016 presidential pick will accept the party's nomination in perennially hard-fought Ohio.

July 08, 2014 | By PHILIP ELLIOTT and STEVE PEOPLES Associated Press | Nation


Forgotten vials of smallpox found in old storage room

ATLANTA - A government scientist cleaning out an old storage room at a research center near Washington made a startling discovery last week - decades-old vials of smallpox packed away and forgotten in a cardboard box.

July 08, 2014 | By MIKE STOBBE AP Medical Writer | Nation


Statesboro Blue Devils volleyball camp returns

In just three years, Statesboro High has turned a fledgling volleyball program - with next to no previous experience in the sport - into a two-time state playoff qualifier.

July 08, 2014 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


World Cup host Brazil humiliated by Germany

BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil - With Neymar out injured, just about everyone in Brazil knew it would be tough against Germany.

July 08, 2014 | By CHRIS LEHOURITES AP Sports Writer | Sports


Wie, Lewis lead women's golf revival

SOUTHPORT, England - The friendly matches in South Florida can involve as many as eight players, with teams decided by drawing names from a hat.

July 08, 2014 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


NASCAR penalizes Busch for violation

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - NASCAR has penalized Kurt Busch and his Stewart-Haas Racing team for failing a post-race inspection at Daytona International Speedway.

July 08, 2014 | The Associated Press | NASCAR


Outdoor Life: Frog gigging — a tasty tradition

Frog gigging is a dying art. Like grabbling or noodling (reaching under river banks for turtles and catfish) frog gigging is an outdoor activity that seems to be fading from view.

July 08, 2014 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON dar8589@bellsouth.net | Sports


Sylvania woman, 27, dies in wreck

Editor's note: Because of incorrect information supplied, the time of the wreck and the location from which the victim was returning were incorrect in a brief that appeared in Wednesday's newspaper. The entire brief, with the correct information, appears below.

July 08, 2014 | From staff reports | Local


Braves rally, but lose to Mets in 11

NEW YORK - Curtis Granderson and David Wright are expected to deliver big hits for the Mets. When they get one from Ruben Tejada, it's a bit of a surprise.

July 08, 2014 | By MIKE FITZPATRICK AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


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