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High gas prices fuel boom in online classes

BOSTON - Laurel Ranticelli considered driving 40 miles round-trip to take education classes at the University of Massachusetts campus in Amherst. Then she realized she could take the same courses from her computer at home and save on fuel costs.

July 24, 2008 | By NANCY KELSEY Associated Press Writer | National


Thousands evacuate as flames threaten Paradise, CA

OROVILLE, Calif. - Thousands of people were ordered to get out of Paradise on Wednesday as an out-of-control wildfire threatened the Northern California city that also was devastated by flames just weeks ago.

July 24, 2008 | By DON THOMPSON Associated Press Writer | National


UN says 7 Darfur peacekeepers killed in ambush

KHARTOUM, Sudan - About two hundred gunmen on horseback and in SUVs ambushed peacekeepers from a joint U.N.-African Union force in Sudan's Darfur region, killing seven in fierce gunbattles that lasted more than two hours, U.N. officials said Wednesday.

July 24, 2008 | By MOHAMED OSMAN and MAGGIE MICHAEL Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Indian tribe in Montana wants to exploit coal

CROW AGENCY, Mont. - They tried casinos on the Crow Indian reservation. The one designed to bring in the biggest crowds, Res-a-Vegas, went bust within a year and is now a fireworks stand.

July 24, 2008 | By MATTHEW BROWN Associated Press Writer | National


Actors union ratifies deal with Hollywood studios

LOS ANGELES - The labor drama gripping Hollywood is now entering its final act after one actors group said its members ratified a new deal and the other prepared to turn down the major studios' final offer.

July 24, 2008 | By RYAN NAKASHIMA AP Business Writer | National


Police Report - July 10

(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.)

July 24, 2008 | From Staff Reports | Crime Report


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Democratic Senate Debate; Performance Learning Center

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Wednesday July 09, 2008

July 24, 2008 | mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


’Kid-sick’ parents have hard time letting go

CHICAGO - Eve Pidgeon watched the large group of kids, many of them laughing and chatting excitedly as they boarded a bus for summer sleepaway camp last summer.

July 24, 2008 | By MARTHA IRVINE AP National Writer | National


Man arrested after climbing NYC skyscraper

NEW YORK - A man climbed part way up The New York Times' 52-story headquarters early Wednesday, becoming the third person to scale the skyscraper in less than five weeks.

July 24, 2008 | By COLLEEN LONG Associated Press Writer | National


For some, waterfront NYC living means a houseboat

NEW YORK - Gloria Weiss was living in a small SoHo apartment in the 1980s when one of her young students told her that he lived on a boat.

July 24, 2008 | By DEEPTI HAJELA Associated Press Writer | National


Bridge 7/10

In 1513 Machiavelli wrote, "There are three kinds of intelligence: one kind understands things for itself, the second appreciates what others can understand, the third understands neither for itself nor through others. This first kind is excellent, the second good, and the third kind useless."

July 24, 2008 | By PHILLIP ALDER | Coffee Break


Astrograph 7/10

If you teach yourself to be a good conservator in the year ahead and tuck away a little something each week, you will be amazed at how much you can accumulate by year's end. The result will feel as if you won the lottery.

July 24, 2008 | By BERNICE BEDE OSOL | Coffee Break


Ask Dr. Gott 7/10

DEAR DR. GOTT: My doctor told me I have diabetes. My choice was to control it by dieting, and my doctor set me up to see a dietician. I followed the diet and later asked my doctor for a prescription for a glucose meter so I could monitor my levels. She refused. I asked her again later, leaving her a message, and she never called me back.

July 24, 2008 | By DR. PETER GOTT | Coffee Break


Dear Abby 7/10

DEAR ABBY: I am a single parent, although I never intended to be. Last fall, I was asked to baby-sit a 14-year-old boy. He has been in my custody ever since. His mother abandoned him. Only in the last month have I actually gotten legal custody of him from Social Services. The problems he had prior to being with me have caused me legal expenses I never could have imagined. (They are all paid now.)

July 24, 2008 | By ABIGAIL VAN BUREN | Coffee Break


Delta dismissed from fatal 2006 Ky. crash lawsuits

LEXINGTON, Ky. - A federal judge has dismissed Delta Air Lines Inc. from more than 19 pending lawsuits involving a plane crash that killed 49 people two years ago.

July 24, 2008 | The Associated Press | National


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Waters-Rapillard

Mr. and Mrs. Randy M. Waters of Brooklet announce the engagement of their daughter, Sarah Elizabeth Waters of Brooklet, to Phillip Edward Rapillard, son of ...

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Hughes-Joiner

Dr. John and Mrs. Lorraine Hughes of Freeland, Mich., and Dr. G. Hewett and Mrs. Martha Joiner of Statesboro, Ga., announce the marriage of their ...

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Candidate forum set for April 19

Political candidates seeking election in three local races will face off Tuesday, April 19 in a debate held at Ogeechee Technical College in the Joseph ...

April 02, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


Hospital names new leader

Paul Theriot Jr. was named chief executive officer of East Georgia Regional Medical Center and will assume leading the hospital starting April 25.

April 02, 2016 | From staff reports | Local




Economy on the rebound?

WASHINGTON - Americans are flooding back into the job market at the fastest pace since before the Great Recession, encouraged by steady hiring and some signs ...

April 01, 2016 | By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER AP Economics Writer | Associated Press


Spring and Easter… the perfect time for Lori Grice portraits

The welcoming of warmer weather and flowers blooming signals the beginning of spring and the upcoming Easter holiday. Easter brings families together to celebrate the ...

March 08, 2016 | Special to the Herald | Locally Owned


Victoria Family Practice Medical Clinic

Since entering the Statesboro healthcare market in 2009, Dr. Daniel Okungbowa has embraced the community with a passion of ensuring that every citizen has access ...

December 22, 2015 | | Locally Owned


The Lodge at Bethany scheduled to open to the community

Nestled among the oak trees of what was once the Gesmon Neville Family Farm, The Lodge at Bethany, an extension of the long-standing history of ...

December 22, 2015 | | Locally Owned


Deen Day Smith Awards - Past Honorees

Man of the Decade

February 28, 2014 | | Life


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