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Bulloch History by Roger Allen

On Nov. 14, 1902, it was announced that Bulloch County's very first industrial enterprise would be, literally, a community undertaking. A Mr. Preston asked the citizens to subscribe to his plan to build a seed mill in Statesboro, estimating it would take $30,000 to build the plant.

March 30, 2008 | By ROGER ALLEN | Lifestyles Columnists


Smithsonian Institution picks Ga. Tech president as its leader

WASHINGTON - The Smithsonian Institution returned to its academic roots on Saturday, naming the president of Georgia Tech as the new leader of the museum complex beleaguered by financial scandals.

March 30, 2008 | By BRETT ZONGKER Associated Press Writer | National


Recent Births 3/16

Malachi Joshua

March 30, 2008 | From Staff Reports | Births


Dickie Scruggs, legendary trial lawyer, pleads guilty to trying to bribe a judge

JACKSON, Miss - Richard ''Dickie'' Scruggs, the legendary trial lawyer who made Big Business tremble every time he set foot in court, pleaded guilty Friday to conspiring to bribe a judge - a crime that could send him to prison and spell the end of his storied legal career.

March 29, 2008 | By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS Associated Press Writer | National


Sticker shock at the grocery: Soaring wheat prices mean more expensive food in every aisle

LUBBOCK, Texas - If you think the cost of gassing up your car is outrageous, wait until you need to restock your pantry.

March 29, 2008 | By BETSY BLANEY Associated Press Writer | National


Tennessee takes lead on Day One of Schenkel

No. 8 Tennessee holds a three-stroke, first-round lead over runner up Alabama, Friday at the 29th Annual Schenkel E-Z-GO Invitational played at the par-72 6,962-yard Forest Heights Country Club.

March 29, 2008 | Georgia Southern AMR | Georgia Southern


BA baseball drops a squeaker

For the second time in three days, the Bulloch Academy baseball team lost a heartbreaker.

March 29, 2008 | By RAHN HUTCHESON Special to the Herald | Sports


Local Roundup: Diamond Eagles host Columbia for four

From staff and GSU AMR reports

March 29, 2008 | From staff reports | Sports


Serna sentenced to a year in jail

Georgia Southern University associate professor Dr. Juan Serna, convicted in January of sexual and drug offenses against a former student, faces a year in jail.

March 29, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Police Report - March 15

(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 29, 2008 | From Staff Reports | Crime Report


Gator Relays to be showcased at Georgia Southern

Over 20 track and field teams from around the state will converge on Statesboro Saturday for the ninth annual Gator Relays.

March 29, 2008 | From staff and wire reports | Sports


Teen collapses, dies in crowd watching St. Patrick’s Day parade

SAVANNAH - Police briefly halted Savannah's sprawling St. Patrick's Day parade Friday when a 15-year-old boy collapsed among the crowd of thousands and later died after being rushed to a hospital.

March 29, 2008 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press Writer | National


Ask Dr. Gott 3/15

DEAR DR. GOTT: I am a deaf-education major taking an audiology class. It was recently brought to my attention that a reader had written to you regarding a problem with his hearing. You advised him to see an ear, nose and throat specialist in order to get the problem checked out. However, referring that reader to an audiologist would have benefited him much more, considering that he had a hearing problem, not just a problem with his ear in general. An audiologist would not only be able to identify if there were a common problem within the ear, but also ...

March 29, 2008 | By DR. PETER GOTT | Coffee Break


Dear Abby 3/15

DEAR ABBY: I recently turned 40, and because I don't get along with my husband "Ted's" family, I chose to celebrate out of town with my parents and siblings. At the end of my five-day trip, Ted picked me up at the airport and barely greeted me. He waited three days to give me my birthday gift.

March 29, 2008 | By ABIGAIL VAN BUREN | Coffee Break


Astrograph 3/15

You might acquire some powerful desires for certain luxury items in the year ahead, but unless you can easily afford them, think twice about getting in over your head. Make need and quality your priority considerations.

March 29, 2008 | By BERNICE BEDE OSOL | Coffee Break


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Police chief's wife says she was asleep when he shot her

ATLANTA - The wife of a Georgia police chief says she was asleep when her husband shot her in bed, and that she believes it was an accident.

January 05, 2015 | The Associated Press | Associated Press


Refs under scrutiny

A flag flies. Dallas fans groan. Detroit fans rejoice.

January 05, 2015 | By BARRY WILNER AP Pro Football Writer | Sports


Miami judge who overturned ban weds gays and lesbians

MIAMI - Lesbian and gay couples were wed in Miami on Monday by the same judge who approved their marriage licenses, hours before Florida's coming-out party as the nation's 36th state where same-sex marriages are now legal statewide.

January 05, 2015 | By CURT ANDERSON and TAMARA LUSH Associated Press | Associated Press


Smoltz awaits call from Hall

ATLANTA - John Smoltz could do it all on the mound.

January 05, 2015 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Patriots' McDaniels interviews with Falcons

ATLANTA - New England offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels said Monday his interview for the Atlanta Falcons' coaching vacancy was "fine."

January 05, 2015 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Rams owner plans for L.A. stadium

INGLEWOOD, Calif. - A development group that includes a company controlled by the owner of the St. Louis Rams announced plans Monday to build an 80,000-seat stadium in the Los Angeles suburbs that could become home for an NFL team.

January 05, 2015 | By MICHAEL BLOOD Associated Press | Sports


U.S. skiers killed

Two prospects from the U.S. Ski Team were killed in an avalanche Monday while skiing near their European training base in the Austrian Alps.

January 05, 2015 | By ERIC WILLEMSEN Associated Press | Sports


Vegas expects big weekend

LAS VEGAS - College football fans and ESPN executives aren't the only ones applauding the new championship playoffs.

January 05, 2015 | By TIM DAHLBERG AP Sports Writer | Sports


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Recent sale makes Statesboro bank larger

Mississippi-based regional bank Renasant Corp. announced that it will acquire Georgia-based Heritage Financial Group, the parent of HeritageBank of the South for $258 million in stock. The acquisition will include the two Statesboro branches of Heritage, one on South Main and the second on Northside Drive East.

January 05, 2015 | | Local


Innovative mental health program short on funds

Mental health experts in Georgia say federal spending cuts will weaken a program that trains ordinary people to provide "first aid" for a person experiencing a mental health crisis.

January 05, 2015 | By LEE ADCOCK Georgia Health News | Associated Press






Are you guilty of giving junk to the poor?

When Kristen Welch, blogger at We Are That Family, posted in October an essay called "Dear World: Let's Stop Giving Our Crap to the Poor" an avalanche of commentary followed. Ms. Welch's asserts that those blessed to live in rich countries should give their very best to support those less fortunate. Instead, we often use charity as an excuse to clean out all the broken, stained and unusable items in our house. While many applauded her honesty, others questioned who decides what's crap versus treasure. Should we really fill up landfills instead of donating items to charity ...

January 05, 2015 | By HEATHER HALE Deseret News National | Hot topics


Jury selection to get underway in marathon attacks

BOSTON - People who lost loved ones or were injured in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings are clamoring for justice as jury selection gets underway in one of the nation's most closely watched federal death penalty cases in two decades.

January 05, 2015 | By DENISE LAVOIE Associated Press | Associated Press


Longtime ESPN sportscaster Scott dies at 49

Stuart Scott was in his element, working a "Monday Night Football" game, when he was forced to leave for an appendix operation.

January 04, 2015 | By RICK FREEMAN Associated Press | Sports


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