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UN humanitarian chief visits Gaza, says situation is ’miserable’

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip - The U.N.'s top humanitarian affairs official visited Gaza Friday and said he was shocked by the ''grim and miserable'' humanitarian situation there. He urged that the territory's borders be opened to relieve the suffering.

March 01, 2008 | By KARIN LAUB Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Recent Births 2/17

Danielle Javonna

March 01, 2008 | From Staff Reports | Births


Designer jeans in Anchorage? On the brink of the wild, Alaska’s largest city grows up

ANCHORAGE, Alaska - In a city where fashion sense has always played a distant second to staying warm, a cluster of boutiques in the budding ''SoNo'' district, south of Alaska's only Nordstrom store, does a surprisingly brisk business in $50 body lotions and $180 designer jeans.

March 01, 2008 | By JEANNETTE J. LEE Associated Press Writer | National


US tries to convince world planned satellite shoot-down not offensive

WASHINGTON - The Bush administration is trying to convince foreign countries that the Pentagon's plan to shoot down a dying spy satellite is not a test of a program to kill their orbiting communications and intelligence capabilities.

March 01, 2008 | By MATTHEW LEE Associated Press Writer | Washington


Southeast Bulloch Middle School

The following students have been named to the Principal's Honor Roll (95-100) or to the Honor Roll (90-94) at Southeast Bulloch Middle School for the first nine weeks grading period.

February 29, 2008 | | School Honor Rolls


Mill Creek Elementary School

The following students have been named to Mill Creek Elementary School's Principal Honor Roll (All As) or the Honor Roll (As and Bs) for the first nine weeks grading period.

February 29, 2008 | | School Honor Rolls


Williams James Middle School

The following students have been named to the Honor Roll for the first nine weeks grading period at William James Middle School.

February 29, 2008 | | School Honor Rolls


Statesboro High School

Students named to the Honor Roll for the first nine weeks grading period at Statesboro High School include:

February 29, 2008 | | School Honor Rolls


Greene County going entirely to single-sex public schools

ATLANTA - Students in all of Greene County's regular public schools will be separated by gender starting next fall, a move educators hope will improve rock-bottom test scores and reduce teen pregnancy and discipline rates in the small, rural system.

February 29, 2008 | By DORIE TURNER Associated Press Writer | National


Southeast Bulloch High School

Students named to the Honor Roll or Honorable Mention lists for the first nine weeks grading period at Southeast Bulloch High School include:

February 29, 2008 | | School Honor Rolls


Bulloch Academy

The following students made the first quarter Headmaster's List or the Honor Roll at Bulloch Academy. Students named to the Headmaster's List earned a grade point average of 95 or above with no rounding and no Bs while students named to the Honor Roll receive a grade point average of 90 to 94 with no rounding and no Cs. Those included on the lists are:

February 29, 2008 | | School Honor Rolls


Prep Sports Blitz: Region Tournaments - Presented by Farmers and Merchants Bank

Prep Sports Blitz for Thursday, February 14, 2008

February 29, 2008 | VINCE JOHNSON vjohnson@statesboroherald.com | Prep Sports Blitz


Brooklet Elementary School

The following students have been named to the Principal's Honor Roll, Honor Roll or Merit Roll at Brooklet Elementary School for the first nine weeks grading period.

February 29, 2008 | | School Honor Rolls


Dear Abby 2/16

DEAR ABBY: I am a 14-year-old girl. Lately I have been dealing with overwhelming feelings of sadness and depression. Just recently I found out that my sister's ex had physically abused her and her daughter. When my sister told me, she made me swear I wouldn't tell our parents. Not only do our parents not know, but she refuses to take it to court or to report it. When I confronted her, she told me she would rather put it behind her and forget about it.

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


Firefighters continue battling refinery blaze; eighth victim dies

PORT WENTWORTH, Ga. - A week after a deadly sugar refinery explosion, dozens of firefighters continued to battle the obstinate blaze Thursday and the death toll rose to at least eight.

February 29, 2008 | By GREG BLUESTEIN Associated Press Writer | National


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The importance of a father figure’s example in a man’s life

When I was a kid, my father always used to take me to the model airplane track to see small prototypes tested. These prototypes were led by a guide, and were able to do takeoffs, stunts, flips and landings. While my father watched the show, my thoughts revolved around the importance of his presence beside me. Furthermore, the gentle manner in which he treated my mother was a great example to me of how I should treat her. His smile and his respectful and friendly demeanor were my model of how I should treat others. Whenever we made mistakes or ...

November 21, 2014 | By BRUNO MORISE SILVA Deseret News National | Hot topics


Amusement parks challenged by home entertainment

ORLANDO, Fla. - Your local fun zone, amusement center and theme park is facing an existential challenge these days.

November 21, 2014 | By TAMARA LUSH Associated Press | Associated Press




Bulloch County native still going strong at 102

At 102 years old, Tommie Burroughs has better vision than a good number of people in their 30s and 40s.

November 20, 2014 | By SANDRA BENNETT Special to the Herald | Local


Obama spurns GOP with expansive immigration orders

WASHINGTON - Spurning furious Republicans, President Barack Obama unveiled expansive executive actions on immigration Thursday night to spare nearly 5 million people in the U.S. illegally from deportation and refocus enforcement efforts on "felons, not families."

November 20, 2014 | By JULIE PACE Associated Press | Associated Press


Florida woman latest to accuse Cosby of forced sex

BOCA RATON, Fla. - A Florida woman who came forward Thursday became the fourth in recent weeks to say Bill Cosby gave her pills that made her feel groggy then forced himself on her sexually.

November 20, 2014 | By MATT SEDENSKY Associated Press | Associated Press


Prosecutors dismiss 1975 murder charges against 3

CLEVELAND - A man convicted with his brother and his childhood friend of killing a businessman in 1975 said Thursday he's sorry his mother isn't alive to see that the three former death row inmates will soon walk free together because the only witness against them has recanted the damning testimony he gave as a 13-year-old.

November 20, 2014 | By MARK GILLISPIE Associated Press | Associated Press


Our View: A bad day for the city of Statesboro

Tuesday did not go well for the city of Statesboro.

November 20, 2014 | | Columnists/Editorials


Falcons face test against Gordon

FLOWERY BRANCH - Cornerback Desmond Trufant knows the Atlanta Falcons' secondary faces a major challenge as Josh Gordon returns this week for Cleveland.

November 20, 2014 | By GEORGE HENRY Associated Press | Atlanta Falcons


Lady Gators chomp Augusta Prep

Bulloch Academy's starting five were poetry in motion Thursday night against Augusta Prep in the third and final day of the ninth annual Lady Gator Classic preseason basketball tournament.

November 20, 2014 | By RAHN HUTCHESON Special to the Herald | Prep Sports 360


Tech D knows how to score

ATLANTA - Georgia Tech's defense knows the way to the end zone.

November 20, 2014 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Georgia Tech


Florida State shooter went from liked to troubled

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Florida State graduate Myron May seemed to change from a well-liked young attorney to would-be killer in a matter of months, stopped only by a fusillade of police bullets outside the library at his alma mater after he opened fire on students who dove between the stacks to escape.

November 20, 2014 | By GARY FINEOUT and BRENDAN FARRINGTON Associated Press | Associated Press


Statesboro's Averitt Center presents ‘Christmas Around the World’

The Averitt Center for the Arts will kick off the holiday season with "Christmas Around the World" performances this weekend.

November 20, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Local


Official says FSU gunman was alumnus

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - The gunman who shot three people at Florida State University's library early Thursday before being killed by police was a lawyer who graduated from the school, a law enforcement official told The Associated Press.

November 20, 2014 | By GARY FINEOUT and BRENDAN FARRINGTON Associated Press | Associated Press


5 reasons you're drawn to toxic people and don't realize it

There are likely many kind, good-hearted people in your life who wish you well. Sometimes your needs may clash with theirs. Or they might be under stress or simply having a bad day. Or they may just have an honest disagreement with you. That doesn't make them toxic. There are, however, people who are toxic. Those people should be avoided, if possible.

November 20, 2014 | By SUSAN SWANN Deseret News National | Hot topics


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