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Gustav landfall nears

NEW ORLEANS (AP) _ Hurricane Gustav steamed toward the Louisiana coast early Monday on track to hit west of New Orleans as the few remaining in the city watched nervously and hoped levees only partly reinforced in the three years since Katrina would hold.

September 16, 2008 | By MICHAEL KUNZELMAN and MARY FOSTER Associated Press Writers | Local


Russia says US may have sent weapons to Georgia

BRUSSELS, Belgium - Russia warned the West on Monday against supporting Georgia's leadership, suggesting that the United States carried weapons as well as aid to the ex-Soviet republic and calling for an arms embargo until the Georgian government falls.

September 16, 2008 | By ROBERT WIELAARD Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


A hardened few choose to stay and ride out Gustav

HOUMA, La. - With 16 adults, six young children and five dogs roaming the decks, the ''Captain Rayne'' looked more like Noah's Ark than a crew boat that ferries workers back and forth to offshore oil rigs. And skipper John Lyons fully expects his vessel to bring his family and friends safely through whatever Hurricane Gustav dishes out, no matter how biblical.

September 16, 2008 | By ALLEN G. BREED and VICKI SMITH Associated Press Writers | National


Chicago students to skip first day, lobby for cash

CHICAGO - Maurisha Gaiter didn't raise her two daughters to be honor roll students by letting them skip class.

September 16, 2008 | By JENNY SONG Associated Press Writer | National


Pakistan investigates ’honor killings’ of 5 women

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Pakistan opened an investigation Monday into the killings of five women who tried to choose their own husbands, after a provincial lawmaker defended their deaths as a ''centuries-old tradition.''

September 16, 2008 | By ASIF SHAHZAD Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Russian journalist’s funeral turns into a protest

MOSCOW - More than 1,000 angry mourners turned the funeral for a journalist critical of Russia's government into a demonstration Monday, accusing police of lying when they said he was accidentally shot by an officer.

September 16, 2008 | By MANSUR MIROVALEV Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Report: Detroit mayor’s lawyers offered plea deal

DETROIT - Lawyers for Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick have proposed a deal in which he would resign, plead guilty to two felonies, make restitution and serve five years' probation in exchange for avoiding jail time, a newspaper reported Sunday.

September 16, 2008 | By COREY WILLIAMS Associated Press Writer | National


Ga. museum becomes sanctuary for Western art

CARTERSVILLE, Ga. - The elegant museum in Cartersville's modest downtown has become a surprising sanctuary for Western art collectors.

September 16, 2008 | By JUANITA COUSINS Associated Press Writer | National


Authorities learn methods of moonshine

TIGER, Ga. - Making moonshine is a vanishing craft in the backwoods and mountain hollows of north Georgia, but it's a skill that hasn't completely dried up.

September 16, 2008 | By WALTER PUTNAM Associated Press Writer | National


Wind, solar energy built on temporary tax breaks

WASHINGTON - Congress is putting the short-term future of renewable energy companies in jeopardy even as the presidential candidates and most lawmakers hail windmills, solar panels and biofuels as long-term solutions to high gasoline prices and global warming.

September 16, 2008 | By JIM ABRAMS Associated Press Writer | Washington


Suicide risks studied in drugs for physical ills

WASHINGTON - Cody Miller was a high school football player who was allergic to ragweed. Douglas Briggs was a doctor coping with pain from an old back injury.

September 16, 2008 | By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR Associated Press Writer | Washington


Video highlights - GSU vs. Northeastern

GSU vs. Northeastern video highlights - Presented by The University Store.

September 15, 2008 | VINCE JOHNSON vjohnson@statesboroherald.com | Georgia Southern Highlights


Police Report - September 1

(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.)

September 15, 2008 | From Staff Reports | Crime Report


Lynn Bowen named executive director of Bulloch Red Cross

Lynn Bowen recently was named as executive director for the Bulloch County Chapter of the American Red Cross Disaster Services.

September 15, 2008 | Special to the Herald | Business


Roberson-Wilson

Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Smith (formerly Lisa M. Wilkerson) of Statesboro announce the engagement of their daughter, Shantell S. Roberson, to James Wilson, son of Ms. Fannie Hendrix of Saginaw, Mich.

September 14, 2008 | | Wedding Planner


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Bulloch Telephone reports another record year

Bulloch Telephone Cooperative held their 2017 Annual Meeting on May 19 and the company reported record growth again in 2016. In a time where most ...

June 22, 2017 | | Locally Owned


Two local companies present $15,000 to Leadership Southeast Georgia Program

The Sack Company (SACK) and Evans General Contractors presented $15,000 to the Leadership Southeast Georgia (LSEGA) 2017 class of regional leaders.

June 22, 2017 | | Locally Owned


Lori Grice Salutes the Class of 2017

Lori Grice wants to congratulate all of the 2017 seniors and wish them well as they enter the next stage of their life.

May 24, 2017 | | Locally Owned


Concerns of Bulloch County resident Ruth Green

Note: Bulloch County native, retired Georgia Southern professor and community activist Ruth Green addressed the Bulloch County Commission with a list of her concerns at ...

May 17, 2017 | | Local


Deen Day Smith Awards - Past Honorees

Man of the Decade

May 04, 2017 | | Life


Try Cottons Tire in Statesboro and Sylvania for all your automotive repairs

Cottons Tire has served the citizens of Sylvania's tire and auto repair needs for the past 30 years. Several years ago, the owners of ...

April 17, 2017 | | Locally Owned


Here’s why you should choose Forest Heights Pharmacy?

Ben Ross, pharmacist and owner of Forest Heights Pharmacy, is often asked why people should choose Forest Heights over a chain pharmacy.

April 17, 2017 | | Locally Owned


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