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Calif. tunnel was seen as dangerous long before deadly crash

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. - More than a decade before a fiery, 34-vehicle pileup last fall killed three people inside a curving, dimly lighted tunnel, state police and a California transportation official warned that the stretch of freeway was perilous and that steps should be taken to improve safety, according to documents obtained by The Associated Press.

May 10, 2008 | By MICHAEL R. BLOOD Associated Press Writer | National


Protesters greet Olympic flame in Japan

NAGANO, Japan - China's Olympic torch relay ignited more protests on its troubled world tour Friday, sparking demonstrations across this Japanese city despite the mobilization of thousands of riot police.

May 10, 2008 | By ERIC TALMADGE Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Studio Statesboro Vodcast

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Friday April 25, 2008

May 10, 2008 | | Local


SHS keeps season alive

JESUP - Statesboro earned a berth in the GHSA Class AAAA state playoffs by sweeping Wayne County Friday in the first round of the Region 3-AAAA state playoffs.

May 10, 2008 | From staff reports | Sports


Kathy Bradley - A class reunion to honor, cherish

I am standing on the loggia, two stories tall with a domed stone roof. The wide marble steps lead down to a fountain that sprays millions of water-drop mirrors into the warm spring afternoon. Black wrought-iron street lights and gnarly gray oaks, 100 years old at least, line the driveway and beds of just-bloomed pansies splotch the wide green lawn.

May 10, 2008 | By KATHY BRADLEY | Lifestyles Columnists


Suspects in 2 N.C. killings captured in Va. after standoff

NORFOLK, Va. - A couple sought in the slayings of a Meals on Wheels volunteer and her client surrendered Friday after a five-hour standoff in a shopping mall parking garage, state police said.

May 10, 2008 | The Associated Press | National


Ask AP: Mortgage insurance, taxing Social Security benefits

It sounds like a foolproof system for lending institutions: When someone's house is mortgaged to the hilt, the borrower has to get mortgage insurance, protecting the lender in the event of foreclosure.

May 10, 2008 | The Associated Press | National


Ind. student accused of plot ordered to remain in detention

SOUTH BEND, Ind. - A judge on Friday ordered a 16-year-old boy accused of planning a Columbine-style attack on two schools on Sept. 11 to remain in a juvenile detention center and undergo a psychological evaluation.

May 10, 2008 | By TOM COYNE Associated Press Writer | Campaign 2008


Trial recommended for Pendleton Marine in Iraq slayings

CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. - A hearing officer recommended a court-martial for a Marine charged with murdering an Iraqi detainee captured during fierce house-to-house fighting in Fallujah, Iraq.

May 10, 2008 | | Campaign 2008


British troop withdrawals remain frozen

BAGHDAD - Britain said Thursday that it will keep troop withdrawals from Iraq frozen for months because of an upsurge in fighting with Shiite militias. Iraqi officials said fresh clashes between militiamen and Iraqi and U.S.-led forces had killed at least 13 people.

May 09, 2008 | By QASSIM ABDUL-ZAHRA Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Lovett sets record at GISA state meet

ALBANY - Bulloch Academy senior Ethan Lovett set a new state record in the 300-meter hurdles during the qualifying heats of the Georgia Independent School Association (GISA) Class AA state track and field championships Thursday.

May 09, 2008 | By RAHN HUTCHESON Special to the Herald | Sports


Judge won’t step down from Nichols case

ATLANTA - The judge overseeing the murder trial of accused courthouse shooter Brian Nichols said Thursday he won't step down from the case, but will ask another judge to consider a defense request to remove him.

May 09, 2008 | By HARRY R. WEBER Associated Press Writer | National


Possible twisters touch down in parts of Texas

DALLAS - A severe thunderstorm system that may have included several tornadoes hammered parts of West and North Texas, destroying or damaging more than a dozen homes near Fort Worth.

May 09, 2008 | The Associated Press | National


Beautification Day Saturday wraps up week of picking up

As the closing event of the Great American Cleanup, Keep Bulloch Beautiful volunteers will spread out around the community Saturday morning to conduct several community improvement projects.

May 09, 2008 | Special to the Herald | Local


North Carolina excited to choose between Clinton and Obama

RALEIGH, N.C. - Not since 1988 has North Carolina had much of a voice in choosing a presidential nominee. Back then, it joined several Southern states to help pick Al Gore, a neighbor from Tennessee.

May 09, 2008 | By MIKE BAKER Associated Press Writer | Campaign 2008


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Grace Gardens creates a happy new home for seniors

Renee Kalloniatis became the owner of Grace Gardens in June 2014.

January 13, 2015 | Special to the Herald | Locally Owned


Deen Day Smith Awards - Past Honorees

Man of the Decade

February 28, 2014 | | Life


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