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Gubernatorial candidate Mark Taylor at GSU Homecoming

With just a shade over two weeks to go before the Nov. 7 general election, Lt. Gov. Mark Taylor took his campaign for governor against incumbent Republican Sonny Perdue to Paulson Stadium Saturday.

October 31, 2006 | | Local


Police report — 1023

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 31, 2006 | Herald Staff reports | Crime Report


Immigrant population in GOP districts increasing

DALTON, Ga. - It's a slice of Americana: children playing soccer on a sunny Saturday morning, their parents cheering them on. But at these soccer fields, the dominant language is Spanish, the food truck sells authentic Mexican and few of the adults are eligible to vote.

October 30, 2006 | By STEPHEN OHLEMACHER Associated Press Writer | Nation


Astrograph 1023

The year ahead is likely to be one of your more fortunate periods. However, if you don't use this good luck in ways that can build a future for yourself, those breaks may count for little. Take good advantage of this cycle.

October 30, 2006 | By BERNICE BEDE OSOL Newspaper Enterprise Association | Coffee Break


Column — Bulloch History

In the 1880's, railroad magnate John Williams consolidated a number of small coastal North Carolina railroad lines into the Seaboard Railroad (SB). The SB then bought the Savannah, Americus, and Montgomery Railway (SA&M). The SB purchase of the SA&M gave the SB a route into Savannah, essentially breaking the stranglehold of the Central Of Georgia Railroad (CGA) railroad on Savannah traffic.

October 30, 2006 | By ROGER ALLEN | Life


Column — For Young Readers

Well, we can't say he didn't warn us.

October 30, 2006 | By LINDSEY & PAIGE OLIVER | Life


Column — Diane Miller

Regulating the temperature of your foods is a critical step in controlling the growth of harmful bacteria. Most people know that foods need to be cooked to proper temperatures in order to be safe, but the ability of your refrigerator, freezer or oven to maintain the proper temperature is often overlooked. Refrigerators and freezers need to be cold enough to prevent rapid bacterial growth on foods and ovens need to reach high enough temperatures to destroy any harmful bacteria that may be present on a food.

October 30, 2006 | By DIANE MILLER | Life


Column — Dr. Kemp Mabry

The man talking to me was a native of Treutlen County (Soperton) but a longtime resident of Bulloch County. He is now deceased so I will let his statements stand, either as fact or folklore.

October 30, 2006 | By DR. KEMP MABRY | Life


Job Advice with Kate and Dale

Dear Kate & Dale: How can my husband salvage his career? He was a college soccer coach who was released when his assistant coach made recruiting violations. He and the school agreed to state that he was leaving to "pursue another position." Other positions have not lived up to his standards and to make matter worse, he was released from an elementary-school position due to an outburst of anger; then he received a DUI, which resulted in a suspended license. Yes, he's in therapy, but he desperately needs employment. – Alicia

October 30, 2006 | | Business


Kathryn Hulst joins Statesboro Agency

Statesboro Agency Inc., an independent insurance agency located at Highway 301 South at Langston Chapel Road, announces that Kathryn Hulst Newman has received her property & casualty insurance license.

October 30, 2006 | Special to the Herald | Business


Alana Avret joins Sea Island in Statesboro

Alana Avret has joined Synovus Mortgage Corp. as a mortgage lending officer at Sea Island Bank in Statesboro, according to an announcement by D. Wayne Akins Jr., SIB president and CEO. Avret previously served as a mortgage lender at Park Avenue Bank and a delegated underwriter for Taylor, Bean & Whitaker Mortgage Corporation.

October 30, 2006 | Special to the Herald | Business


Celebrating 60 years

Mr. and Mrs. J.E. Denmark

October 30, 2006 | Special to the Herald | Anniversaries


Ritch-Welch

Mr. and Mrs. Bruce and Linda Ritch of Cartersville, Ga., announce the engagement of their daughter, Christina E. Ritch of Jacksonville, Fla., to Carter A. Welch, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles and Nancy Welch.

October 30, 2006 | Special to the Herald | Wedding Planner


Lock-Ragains

Mary Suzanne Lock and Stephen Harris Ragains were united in marriage on Saturday, May 6, 2006, at Decatur First United Methodist Church in Decatur, Ga. The Rev. Dr. David S. Naglee officiated at the 6 p.m. candlelight ceremony.

October 30, 2006 | Special to the Herald | Wedding Planner


Soundoff 1022

Note: All comments in Soundoff are the opinions of the anonymous callers and do not necessarily reflect the opinion of the Statesboro Herald. To offer your comment, call (912) 489-3733.

October 30, 2006 | Special to the Herald | Soundoff


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Obama picks ex-P&G head to lead Veterans Affairs

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama plans to nominate former Procter & Gamble executive Robert McDonald as the next Veterans Affairs secretary, as the White House seeks to shore up an agency beset by treatment delays and struggling to deal with an influx of new veterans returning from wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

June 29, 2014 | By JULIE PACE AP White House Correspondent | Nation


'Designing Women' star Meshach Taylor dies at 67

Meshach Taylor, who played a lovable ex-convict surrounded by boisterous Southern belles on the sitcom "Designing Women" and appeared in numerous other TV and film roles, died of cancer at age 67, his agent said Sunday.

June 29, 2014 | By FRAZIER MOORE AP Television Writer | Entertainment News


Costa Rica beats Greece in penalty shootout

RECIFE, Brazil - Costa Rica beat Greece in a penalty shootout Sunday to reach the World Cup quarterfinals for the first time after defending desperately with 10 men for nearly an hour.

June 29, 2014 | By GERALD IMRAY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Big 4 around Wimbledon's Week 2, not so for women

LONDON - The so-called "Big 4" who have won 35 of 37 of the past Grand Slam singles titles - Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal, Andy Murray and Roger Federer - are all around for the second week at Wimbledon, joined by the new major winner on the block, Australian Open champion Stan Wawrinka.

June 29, 2014 | By DENNIS PASSA AP Sports Writer | Sports


Rose overcomes late mistake at Congressional

BETHESDA, Md. - Justin Rose has won enough times on the strongest golf courses to appreciate how one mistake can make a difference.

June 29, 2014 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Statesboro connection to the newly crowned king of Spain

Headline news stories across the globe recently touted the abdication of Spain's 76-year-old King Juan Carlos and the ascension to the thrown by his son, 46-year-old Crown Prince Felipe. Of interest to local residents, however, might be Statesboro's connection to the newly crowned king of Spain.

June 29, 2014 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Life


B.J. Upton powers Braves past Phillies 3-2

PHILADELPHIA - An offensive funk sent the Phillies to a four-game sweep by the Atlanta Braves.

June 29, 2014 | By AARON BRACY Associated Press | Atlanta Braves - AP


Despite the grousing, voters rarely fire lawmakers

WASHINGTON - Congress is wildly unpopular.

June 29, 2014 | By CONNIE CASS Associated Press | World


Police: 9 shot on Bourbon Street in New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS - Two men exchanged gunfire early Sunday on the city's always-crowded Bourbon Street in the celebrated French Quarter and nine people were shot in the crossfire, including two who were critically wounded, police said.

June 29, 2014 | By STACEY PLAISANCE Associated Press | World


Some Kinda Good with Rebekah Faulk - Farmers market Fourth of July

The Fourth of July is that time during the year when so many of the things I hold dear culminate - summertime, family, fireworks, all-American food, tradition, pride. Whether it's on the front porch of the family cabin or beneath the sky on a blanket by the ocean, year after year, l revel in celebrating our nation's independence.

June 29, 2014 | | Columnists/Editorials


Bulloch History with Roger Allen - First 'longest' railroad started in Savannah

Note: The following is one of a series of articles looking at the growth of roads and transportation in Georgia and Bulloch County beginning in 1807.

June 29, 2014 | | Columnists/Editorials


Thinking of God with Larry Sheehy - Change is possible only through God

A regular perusal of news outlets is enough to show that our world is in a mess, to put it mildly. Of course, this is nothing new. Political agendas, personal desires and worldly viewpoints always have made improving human relationships an uphill battle.

June 29, 2014 | | Columnists/Editorials


Child dies when Italian ice shop door falls on her

PHILADELPHIA - Authorities were investigating how a metal security grate detached and fell from the facade of an Italian ice shop Saturday afternoon, killing a 3-year-old girl.

June 29, 2014 | Associated Press | World


Mars 'flying saucer' splashes down after NASA test

LOS ANGELES - NASA has tested new technology designed to bring spacecraft - and one day even astronauts - safely down to Mars, with the agency declaring the experiment a qualified success even though a giant parachute got tangled on the way down.

June 29, 2014 | By CHRISTOPHER WEBER Associated Press | World


Huntelaar's late penalty gives Dutch 2-1 win

FORTALEZA, Brazil - The Dutch were worried about the oppressive heat at Arena Castelao, and they left it with the stifling hot conditions to thank for a spot in the World Cup quarterfinals.

June 29, 2014 | By MIKE CORDER Associated Press | Sports


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