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Savannah mayor encourages CCAT students

March 21, 2007 | Special to the Herald | Local


Bridge 3/7

Lawrence Bixby said, "Each handicap is like a hurdle in a steeplechase, and when you ride up to it, if you throw your heart over, the horse will go along, too."

March 21, 2007 | By PHILLIP ALDER | Coffee Break


Cheney’s former top aide, ‘‘Scooter’’ Libby convicted in CIA leak case

WASHINGTON - Once the closest adviser to Vice President Dick Cheney, I. Lewis ''Scooter'' Libby was convicted Tuesday of lying and obstructing a leak investigation that shook the top levels of the Bush administration.

March 21, 2007 | By MICHAEL J. SNIFFEN and MATT APUZZO Associated Press Writer | Nation


Obesity surgery triples among U.S. teens; 1,000-plus operations expected in 2007, experts say

CHICAGO - The number of U.S. children having obesity surgery has tripled in recent years, surging at a pace that could mean more than 1,000 such operations this year, new research suggests.

March 20, 2007 | By LINDSEY TANNER AP Medical Writer | Nation


Mess left for hunter's wife is dangerous and disgusting

DEAR ABBY: The letter from "Kay in St. Joseph, Mo." (Jan. 10) caught my attention. She's the woman whose husband (a hunter) leaves bloody footprints and pieces of deer carcass throughout their house and his soiled clothes piled in the kitchen.

March 20, 2007 | By ABIGAIL VAN BUREN | Coffee Break


Bridge 3/6

I love the optimism of some bridge writers. Sentences like "it is surely not difficult" and "it is clearly obvious" trip off their computer keyboards. They do not realize that for less capable players it is not so clear-cut. (I must have been guilty of this on occasion, but now that I have drawn my attention to it, I will be more careful in future!)

March 20, 2007 | By PHILLIP ALDER | Coffee Break


Astrograph 3/6

Dealings you have with old friends and acquaintances will prove to be quite fortunate for you. One person, in particular, will open a door that will lead to greater successes for you career-wise.

March 20, 2007 | By BERNICE BEDE OSOL | Coffee Break


Government to collect $12.5 million in payola settlement

WASHINGTON - Radio listeners weary of hearing the same songs over and over may have something to cheer about: Broadcasters have tentatively agreed to anti-payola settlements that could shake up music playlists at some of the nation's largest radio chains.

March 20, 2007 | By JOHN DUNBAR Associated Press Writer | Nation


Police Report - March 6

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.

March 20, 2007 | From staff reports | Crime Report


AP Impact: Some states put new law officers on the street with little or no training

Four months into his job, a police officer in Mississippi holds a gun to the head of an unarmed teenager and puts him in a chokehold. A rookie officer in Illinois gets into a car chase that kills a driver. And a new campus policeman in Indiana shoots an unarmed student to death.

March 20, 2007 | By HOLBROOK MOHR Associated Press Writer | Nation


House committee chairman fears Walter Reed not isolated case

WASHINGTON - Substandard living conditions found at the Army's flagship veterans hospital likely exist throughout the military health care system, the head of a House panel investigating Walter Reed Army Medical Center said Monday.

March 20, 2007 | By JOHN HEILPRIN Associated Press Writer | Nation


Federal trial begins in 2003 killing of Georgia Southern student

COLUMBUS, Ga. - Michael Antonio Natson lured 23-year-old Ardena Carter to a remote area of Fort Benning, then shot the pregnant woman in the back of the head and left her body to be found by hunters, a prosecutor said Monday.

March 20, 2007 | Associated Press | Local


Ask Dr. Gott 3/6

DEAR DR. GOTT: I have enjoyed reading your column and am always impressed with your compassion and common sense. Now I have a mystery for you.

March 20, 2007 | By DR. PETER GOTT | Coffee Break


Police report - March 5

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.

March 19, 2007 | Herald Staff reports | Crime Report


Storm survivors work to put their hands on their past

NEWTON, Ga. - Karen Bailey waded through chest-deep tangles of toppled pines Saturday looking for the sparkle of jewelry and other valuables lost after a tornado shredded her mother's mobile home and scattered the debris more than 150 yards from its foundation.

March 19, 2007 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press Writer | Nation


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Georgia court OKs probation supervision by private companies

ATLANTA - Georgia's highest court ruled Monday that a state law allowing courts to contract with private probation companies to supervise misdemeanor offenders is constitutional but does not allow for additional requirements beyond what is imposed by the courts.

November 24, 2014 | The Associated Press | Local


Motorcycle clubs ride through Statesboro to collect toys for needy children

Motorcycles, corvettes and law enforcement vehicles brought Santa Claus to downtown Statesboro Saturday for the 12th year of Santa's Toy Run.

November 24, 2014 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Shopping by Lantern Light set for Tuesday

The Statesboro Main Street Farmers Market will host its seventh annual Shopping by Lantern Light from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday in the Charlie Olliff Square in downtown Statesboro, behind Sea Island Bank.

November 24, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Local


'Say Thanks': Facebook launches new feature to encourage gratitude this Thanksgiving

Facebook recently introduced a new way of expressing gratitude just in time for Thanksgiving as it launched its new "Say Thanks" video creator. The feature has received mixed reviews in a predictable fashion as critics tear it apart while Facebook users have flooded newsfeeds with videos saying thanks to their friends and family.

November 24, 2014 | By MORGAN JONES Deseret News National | Hot topics


Under pressure, Hagel steps down as Pentagon chief

WASHINGTON - Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel announced Monday he is stepping down, leaving under pressure following a rocky tenure in which he has struggled to break through the White House's insular team of national security advisers.

November 24, 2014 | By JULIE PACE and ROBERT BURNS Associated Press | Nation


Bulloch History with Roger Allen: Sugar becomes profitable product in Georgia, Bulloch

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

November 23, 2014 | Roger Allen Contributing Writer | Columnists/Editorials


Living with Children with John Rosemond: A brief list of today's parenting problems

From the I'm Sorry to Have to Tell You Department: Parents who say they want to raise kids who "think for themselves" are not being exactly truthful. It's a nice and very democratic thing to say, for sure, but let's face it, folks: You want your kids to think like you do. For example: If you're a liberal, you want your kids to be liberals when they grow up. Right? Right! The same is true of conservatives, libertarians, people of faith, people of no faith and people with COEXIST bumper stickers on their cars. Furthermore, that ...

November 23, 2014 | John Rosemond Contributing Writer | Columnists/Editorials


Odom-Steinberg

Beth Odom of Metter announces the engagement of her daughter, Brandi Elizabeth Odom, to Matthew Jason Steinberg, son of Jeffrey and Judy Steinberg of Sandy Springs.

November 23, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Weddings


4 unexpected health risks of smartphone use

Smartphones - and the apps, photos and texts that come with them - are hard to resist. Americans log more than an hour of screen time on the devices each day, according to a December 2013 data analysis from Nielsen.

November 23, 2014 | By KELSEY DALLAS Deseret News National | Hot topics


Familiar woes doom Falcons, lose to Browns 26-24

ATLANTA - More time-management issues. A blown lead in the fourth quarter. Another loss outside the NFC South.

November 23, 2014 | By PAUL NEWBERRY Associated Press | Sports


Kathy Bradley: Owl-eyes spoke to me

I hit an owl.

November 23, 2014 | | Columnists/Editorials


Jackets take 3rd at state cheer championships

Southeast Bulloch High School's competitive cheerleading team finished off a hugely successful season last weekend with a third-place finish in the Georgia Class AAA State Cheerleading Championships.

November 23, 2014 | By ROGER ALLEN Special to the Herald | Local


SEB, SHS earn JROTC honors at state meet

Southeast Bulloch and Statesboro High Schools' JROTC Raider Teams traveled recently to the State Raider Meet at Spaulding High School in Griffin, and each took home top honors.

November 23, 2014 | By ROGER ALLEN Special to the Herald | Local


Church members each get $500 to do good for world

CHICAGO - On a very memorable Sunday, Pastor Laura Truax surprised her congregation with a bold announcement: She was about to hand out money to everyone.

November 23, 2014 | By SHARON COHEN Associated Press | Associated Press


Ferguson tense ahead of grand jury decision

FERGUSON, Mo. - Crews erected barricades around the building where a grand jury has been considering whether to indict the Ferguson police officer who shot and killed Michael Brown, even as a grand jury decision seemed unlikely this weekend.

November 23, 2014 | By JOHN O'CONNOR and JIM SALTER Associated Press | Associated Press


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