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’Rocket City’ shows little interest in moon, mars missions

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - During the space race, engineers such as German scientist Wernher von Braun were treated like celebrities in this former cotton town nicknamed ''Rocket City'' because it is where the nation's first moon rockets were designed.

May 07, 2008 | By JAY REEVES Associated Press Writer | National


Dear Abby 4/23

DEAR ABBY: I have been divorced for four years. About nine months ago, I met "Cecil," a wonderful man who was widowed three years ago. We have fallen in love.

May 07, 2008 | By ABIGAIL VAN BUREN | Coffee Break


APNewsBreak: Prosecutor says S.C. student to face WMD charge

CHESTERFIELD, S.C. - An 18-year-old accused of planning to bomb his high school will be charged with attempting to use a weapon of mass destruction, which carries a possible life sentence, the top federal prosecutor in South Carolina said Tuesday.

May 07, 2008 | By SEANNA ADCOX Associated Press Writer | National


Local Roundup: Metter's Fordham crowned region champ

Tess Fordham of Metter shot a 71 Monday to win the Region 3-AA girls' golf championship.

May 06, 2008 | From staff and wire reports | Sports


Studio Statesboro Vodcast

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Monday April 21, 2008

May 06, 2008 | | Local


Police Report - April 22

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.

May 06, 2008 | | Crime Report


Claxton's NeSmith named Dealer of the Year

Martin NeSmith of NeSmith Chevrolet-Buick-Pontiac-GMC in Claxton was named a General Motors Dealer Of The Year today in New York City and presented with the prestigious Jack Smith Leadership Award. NeSmith is one of only 115 GM dealers out of 6,700 in the U.S. who were recognized for their exceptional sales performance and superior customer service.

May 06, 2008 | Special to the Herald | Business


Rock Racing: the bad boys of cycling

SAVANNAH - Rock Racing is a cycling team unlike any other, which is by design.

May 06, 2008 | By TIM REYNOLDS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Dominguez brings lead to 'Boro

SAVANNAH - Ivan Dominguez gently shrugged off his Toyota-United teammates when they told him the first stage of the Tour de Georgia would be all his - short, flat and ideal for strong sprinters.

May 06, 2008 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press Writer | Sports


Hamilton trying to bounce back from scandal

TYBEE ISLAND - One by one, the competitors in this week's Tour de Georgia were announced at the race's kickoff gala, all to a smattering of applause, some ovations longer than others.

May 05, 2008 | By TIM REYNOLDS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Library needs volunteer readers during RIF week

Do you have a few minutes to give the joy of reading to a child? If so, the Statesboro Regional Library is looking for volunteers to read to children during the 29th annual Reading Is FUNdamental (RIF) book distribution from Monday, April 28th through Friday, May 9th. Volunteers may sign up in person, or by telephone, at 764-1344 or 764-1346. There are 4 distributions each day, from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m., and a school schedule is available if parents or grandparents want to read to their child's class. Elaine McDuffie, Head of Youth ...

May 05, 2008 | Special to the Herald | Local


Zimbabwean officials begin recount for 23 parliament seats

HARARE, Zimbabwe - Zimbabwe's main opposition party said Saturday it feared its parliamentary election victory was being stolen, while former U.N. chief Kofi Annan urged African leaders to step in and resolve the country's election crisis.

May 04, 2008 | By ANGUS SHAW Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Anti-US cleric al-Sadr threatens new uprising in Iraq

BAGHDAD - Anti-American Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr gave a ''final warning'' to the government Saturday to halt a U.S.-Iraqi crackdown against his followers or he would declare ''open war until liberation.''

May 04, 2008 | By ROBERT H. REID Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Hamas suicide bombers attack Israel-Gaza crossing; 13 hurt

JERUSALEM - Hamas bombers attacked an Israeli-Gaza border crossing under the cover of fog Saturday, detonating two jeeps made to look like Israeli military vehicles and packed with hundreds of pounds of explosives.

May 04, 2008 | By KARIN LAUB Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Aid arrives in Haiti, but many are left out and country remains unstable

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti - Hundreds of Haitians stood in long lines Saturday, just as others had walked for hours throughout the week to receive the U.N. and regional food aid pouring into the country after a spate of deadly riots.

May 04, 2008 | By BEN FOX Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


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On Aging with Dr. Roger Branch Sr.: Looking at ways to go

Moving past the personal focus of the last column, I return to an exploration of death and aging which was begun earlier.

March 26, 2017 | | Life


McNeely — Rowe

Joey and Paula McNeely of Hagan are proud to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Kristin Marie McNeely, to Aaron Thomas Rowe ...

March 26, 2017 | | Weddings


Anderson — Arnold

William Ashley and Tanya Arrington of Fayetteville are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Victoria Megan Anderson, to 2nd Lt. Stephen Edwards Arnold ...

March 26, 2017 | | Weddings


Waters — Eskew

Mr. and Mrs. Tony Allen of Sylvania, Georgia, and Richard Waters of Brooklet, announce the engagement of their daughter, Shelley Marie Waters of Rocky Ford ...

March 26, 2017 | | Weddings


Harmony, friendship color annual Holi Festival

The Holi Festival brought a visual display of unity and triumph to the campus of Georgia Southern University - and to Statesboro - on Thursday night.

March 26, 2017 | Photos by SCOTT BRYANT | staff | Life




Samuels claims title in international jiu-jitsu tournament

Bulloch Academy junior Kyra Samuels might not seem imposing at first sight as she just barely scrapes the five-foot mark.

March 25, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


As turkey season opens, hunters can record kills with app

ATHENS - Georgia wildlife officials are aiming to track the numbers of turkeys taken by hunters with some high-tech help.

March 25, 2017 | The Associated Press | Local


Consumers mull options as health law drama fades

As the political drama over health care legislation in Washington fades, the rest of the country faces a more immediate concern: Getting insurance for next ...

March 25, 2017 | By TOM MURPHY AP Health Writer | Associated Press


Legislative session nears end

ATLANTA - Legislation affecting Georgia's college campuses, taxes and fledgling medical marijuana program awaits action as lawmakers enter the session's final two days.

March 25, 2017 | By KATHLEEN FOODY and EZRA KAPLAN Associated Press | Local


Johnson, Rahm into semifinals

AUSTIN, Texas - Dustin Johnson had reason to be rattled.

March 24, 2017 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Former Tormenta player signs with Charleston Battery

South Georgia Tormenta FC makes a point of consistently stating its mantra that 'Pros Start Here'.

March 24, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


My Take: WBC is what baseball should be

It is often said that baseball - and its fans - are the most reluctant to embrace any sort of change. As a former player and lifelong ...

March 24, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


Dale Jr. preps for 600th career race

FONTANA, Calif. - While Dale Earnhardt Jr. prepared for his 600th NASCAR Cup Series race this weekend, he couldn't help thinking about his first time.

March 24, 2017 | By GREG BEACHAM AP Sports Writer | NASCAR


Double-amputee Marine vet joins New York police department

BRENTWOOD, N.Y. - The wounded warrior is now a cop - and he'll be walking the beat on titanium legs.

March 24, 2017 | By FRANK ELTMAN Associated Press | Associated Press


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