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SEB, Screven dealt tough losses

Southeast Bulloch and Screven County were both sent to the losers bracket Thursday in the opening round of the GHSA Class AA Elite Eight.

November 09, 2007 | From staff reports | Sports


Governor calls for 10 percent water reductions through northern Georgia

ATLANTA - Gov. Sonny Perdue has ordered north Georgia businesses and utilities to cut their water usage by 10 percent to conserve the state's dwindling water supply during one of the worst droughts in state history.

November 08, 2007 | By GREG BLUESTEIN Associated Press Writer | Nation


Panel recommends flu vaccine nasal spray for children as young as 2, citing safety

ATLANTA - Children as young as 2 can be given a nasal spray flu vaccine, a federal advisory panel said Wednesday.

November 08, 2007 | By MIKE STOBBE AP Medical Writer | Nation


Ask Dr. Gott 10/25

DEAR DR. GOTT: I read your column every day and I want to thank you for the good advice you give to us all.

November 08, 2007 | By DR. PETER GOTT | Coffee Break


Bridge 10/25

George Eliot wrote, "All meanings, we know, depend on the key of interpretation."

November 08, 2007 | By PHILLIP ALDER | Coffee Break


Astronauts examine shuttle wings, preliminary look at images shows nothing bad

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - Discovery's astronauts used lasers and digital cameras Wednesday to examine the shuttle's wings for any signs of launch damage as they gained on the international space station with every circling of Earth.

November 08, 2007 | By MARCIA DUNN Associated Press Writer | Nation


Bush signs disaster declaration to help property owners devastated by California wildfires

WASHINGTON - President Bush continued to step up federal engagement in the California wildfire emergency Wednesday, signing a major disaster declaration that funnels money to people whose property losses aren't covered by insurance.

November 08, 2007 | By JENNIFER LOVEN Associated Press Writer | Nation


Police Report - October 25

(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.)

November 08, 2007 | From Staff Reports | Crime Report


Russian man convicted of 48 murders in chessboard serial killings

MOSCOW - A Russian man who said he wanted to record a killing for each of the 64 squares on a chessboard was found guilty Wednesday of murdering 48 people in Moscow.

November 08, 2007 | By BAGILA BUKHARBAYEVA Associated Press Writer | Nation


After 27 years, couple surprised with wedding photos

MANSFIELD, Ohio - Karen and Mark Cline were teenagers when they got married and didn't have $150 to pay a photographer for their wedding photos.

November 08, 2007 | The Associated Press | Nation


Calif. wildfire losses top $1B; firefighters hope easing wind gives them an advantage

SAN DIEGO - The devastating wildfires in Southern California have caused at least $1 billion in damage in San Diego County alone, officials said Wednesday, as easing wind gave firefighters hope that they could begin to gain ground against the flames.

November 08, 2007 | By GILLIAN FLACCUS Associated Press Writer | Nation


Dear Abby 10/25

DEAR ABBY: Our 23-year-old son, "Jason," told me yesterday about a letter he had received from his grandmother. In it she complained that she's embarrassed by his having fathered a child out of wedlock and said the situation is "very difficult" for her. She is deeply religious, but known for her affinity for gossip.

November 08, 2007 | By ABIGAIL VAN BUREN | Coffee Break


Astrograph 10/25

In the year ahead, you are likely to fare better in enterprises or activities where you can function independently from others. You won't be particularly happy if you enter an alliance where your liberty is curtailed.

November 08, 2007 | By BERNICE BEDE OSOL | Coffee Break


The right to remain spiffy: Washington State Patrol named nation’s best-dressed state lawmen

OLYMPIA, Wash. - It's a look that lead-foot drivers know all too well: the crisp black bow tie and blue ''Smokey Bear'' hat of a Washington State Patrol trooper.

November 08, 2007 | The Associated Press | Nation


Dear Abby 10/24

DEAR ABBY: I know I should be telling the world how lucky I am and I should be happy, but I'm miserable. I am a 30-something mother of two, recently divorced.

November 07, 2007 | By ABIGAIL VAN BUREN | Coffee Break


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Simpson, Bowles: Barrow is 'brave'

Our nation needs to get its fiscal house in order, and to do so citizens must fully demand leaders who are willing to put partisan differences aside and come together to present the American people with honest solutions and consensus proposals that put the national interest ahead of special interests. That is why we were so disheartened to learn that John Barrow is being criticized for his support of a budget based on the plan recommended in 2010 by a bipartisan majority of the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform which we co-chaired (Simpson-Bowles Commission).

October 18, 2014 | By ERSKINE BOWLES and ALAN SIMPSON | Columnists/Editorials


Make reckless drivers pay

Tens of thousands of Georgians live with lifelong disabilities caused by brain and spinal cord injury. As medical technology, safety and trauma care have improved more people survive traumatic injury, but many then face a lifetime of physical, behavioral and cognitive impairments requiring ongoing support services. On any given day in communities all across Georgia, survivors of brain and spinal cord injury and their caregivers gather together in support groups to share the struggles they face living with these lifelong impairments. Astoundingly, there are over 75,800 newly injured Georgians each year, and close to 50 percent of those injuries ...

October 18, 2014 | By PAIGE HAVENS | Columnists/Editorials


Tech can't keep up with Tar Heels

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - T.J. Logan scored on a 2-yard run with 11 seconds left to help North Carolina rally past Georgia Tech 48-43 on Saturday night, snapping a four-game losing streak.

October 18, 2014 | By AARON BEARD AP Sports Writer | Georgia Tech


SEC could benefit from latest upsets

The Southeastern Conference might have a trump card it can use against the Big 12 when it comes time to set the field for the College Football Playoff.

October 18, 2014 | By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer | Sports


The only thing we have to fear really is fear itself

Editor:

October 18, 2014 | | Letters To The Editor


Reader: Vote, or we'll have more of the same

Editor:

October 18, 2014 | | Letters To The Editor


Vickers takes pole after strange day of qualifying

TALLADEGA, Ala. - NASCAR's new qualifying format put Brian Vickers on the pole at Talladega Superspeedway but left many drivers angry and confused, and three full-time teams failed to make Sunday's race.

October 18, 2014 | By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer | NASCAR


Dogs get past Hogs

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Nick Chubb's provided an encore performance more than worthy of his well-known predecessor.

October 18, 2014 | By KURT VOIGT AP Sports Writer | UGA


For the love of reading

I love reading college textbooks. Well, that is an exaggeration, as math has few stories about killin' and drinkin' and pillagin', which are very good subjects for an active mind like mine. Anyway, I always ask my teaching friends if they happen to have some old used books that could be tossed my way. The fact is that most old textbooks are quite accurate. However, they do lack colorful pictures to break up the monotony of long and sometimes boring paragraphs. I have always wondered why many of my students ask if they could take my picture to have for ...

October 18, 2014 | By REV. JOHN BRESSLER | Columnists/Editorials


'Miracle' baby saved Statesboro mom's life

When Jenny Purvis went to her doctor for a routine prenatal visit at 27 weeks pregnant, she had no idea of the journey that would soon follow.

October 18, 2014 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Ebola: What went wrong?

Looking back, the mistakes are easy to see: Waiting too long, spending too little, relying on the wrong people, thinking small when they needed to think big. Many people, governments and agencies share the blame for failing to contain Ebola when it emerged in West Africa.

October 18, 2014 | By MARILYNN MARCHIONE AP Chief Medical Writer | World


Nunn, Perdue reach out to Georgia women

EVANS - You don't hear Michelle Nunn mention gender politics or try to rally female voters in Georgia around issues of abortion, birth control and gay marriage as she runs for the Senate.

October 18, 2014 | By CHRISTINA A. CASSIDY Associated Press | Local


Halloween takes over Statesboro Regional Library

Statesboro Regional Library will host two Halloween-themed events designed to encourage children to read.

October 18, 2014 | From staff reports | Local


Local Roundup: SCHS maintains perfect record with win over Swainsboro

SYLVANIA - Screven County is now 8-0 on the season and 4-0 in 3-AA play after a 28-22 win over Swainsboro.

October 18, 2014 | From staff reports | Prep Sports 360


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