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China gambles that Tibet crackdown won't bring Olympic boycott

BEIJING - Soldiers on foot and in armored carriers swarmed Tibet's capital Saturday, enforcing a strict curfew a day after protesters burned shops and cars to vent their anger against Chinese rule. In another western city, police clashed with hundreds of Buddhist monks leading a sympathy demonstration.

March 30, 2008 | By AUDRA ANG Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Air Force confirms that pilot was killed when F-16 crashed in western Arizona

PARKER, Ariz. - The pilot of an F-16C fighter jet that crashed in a rugged area of western Arizona was killed when his plane went down, Air Force officials confirmed Saturday.

March 30, 2008 | The Associated Press | National


Suspects in slayings of NC college students fell through cracks

DURHAM, N.C. - Whenever there's been a crack to fall through in North Carolina's legal system, Laurence Lovette and Demario Atwater have found it.

March 30, 2008 | By MIKE BAKER Associated Press Writer | National


Storms leave two dead after Atlanta twister

ATLANTA - Tens of thousands of basketball fans at two arenas were perfectly safe, officials insisted Saturday, even though the crowds apparently weren't warned about an approaching tornado - one that would ravage skyscrapers and injure dozens.

March 30, 2008 | By ERRIN HAINES Associated Press Writer | National


Lee-Lane

Mr. and Mrs. Dannie and Marie Lee of Statesboro announce the engagement of their daughter, Amanda Marie Lee of Statesboro, to Brian Adam Lane, son of Perry and Sonya Lane.

March 30, 2008 | | Wedding Planner


For Young Readers by Lindsey and Paige Oliver

In the world of young adult literature, few figures are so impressive as Avi. Though often passed over in favor of classic or more modern novels, his works, which include "The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle" and "The Man Who Was Poe," strike a balance which few, if any, writers have obtained. While engaging and thoroughly kid-friendly, stories penned by Avi often plumb the darkness of human nature, injecting mature themes so subtly and skillfully that they rarely seem out of place, even in a book for younger audiences. His are multi-faceted works-enjoyable and fun at most moments, but ...

March 30, 2008 | By LINDSEY and PAIGE OLIVER | Lifestyles Columnists


Kathy Bradley - Life from a conch shell

The best gift is one that is unexpected or one that is particularly suited to the recipient. When a single gift is both, it makes the heart sing.

March 30, 2008 | By KATHY BRADLEY | Lifestyles Columnists


Diane Miller - Healthy families communicate

Without exception, every research study completed on family strengths lists communication as a trait of strong or healthy families. The family members in strong families enjoy talking to each other. However, it is not just talking or verbal communication that is important. The non-verbal messages sent out are also heeded.

March 30, 2008 | By DIANE MILLER | Lifestyles Columnists


Bulloch History by Roger Allen

On Nov. 14, 1902, it was announced that Bulloch County's very first industrial enterprise would be, literally, a community undertaking. A Mr. Preston asked the citizens to subscribe to his plan to build a seed mill in Statesboro, estimating it would take $30,000 to build the plant.

March 30, 2008 | By ROGER ALLEN | Lifestyles Columnists


Smithsonian Institution picks Ga. Tech president as its leader

WASHINGTON - The Smithsonian Institution returned to its academic roots on Saturday, naming the president of Georgia Tech as the new leader of the museum complex beleaguered by financial scandals.

March 30, 2008 | By BRETT ZONGKER Associated Press Writer | National


Recent Births 3/16

Malachi Joshua

March 30, 2008 | From Staff Reports | Births


Dickie Scruggs, legendary trial lawyer, pleads guilty to trying to bribe a judge

JACKSON, Miss - Richard ''Dickie'' Scruggs, the legendary trial lawyer who made Big Business tremble every time he set foot in court, pleaded guilty Friday to conspiring to bribe a judge - a crime that could send him to prison and spell the end of his storied legal career.

March 29, 2008 | By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS Associated Press Writer | National


Sticker shock at the grocery: Soaring wheat prices mean more expensive food in every aisle

LUBBOCK, Texas - If you think the cost of gassing up your car is outrageous, wait until you need to restock your pantry.

March 29, 2008 | By BETSY BLANEY Associated Press Writer | National


Tennessee takes lead on Day One of Schenkel

No. 8 Tennessee holds a three-stroke, first-round lead over runner up Alabama, Friday at the 29th Annual Schenkel E-Z-GO Invitational played at the par-72 6,962-yard Forest Heights Country Club.

March 29, 2008 | Georgia Southern AMR | Georgia Southern


BA baseball drops a squeaker

For the second time in three days, the Bulloch Academy baseball team lost a heartbreaker.

March 29, 2008 | By RAHN HUTCHESON Special to the Herald | Sports


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4 local schools receive state AP honors

Four local schools were among the 609 listed recently as Advanced Placement Honor Schools by State School Superintendent Richard Woods.

February 24, 2015 | From staff reports | Local




Winter brings arctic air, freezing rain, snow across US

Cold, slushy weather crawled across much of the U.S. on Monday, coating parts of several Southern states in snow, leaving highways dangerously icy in numerous states from New Mexico to Oklahoma to New England, and sending temperatures plunging to 25 to 30 degrees below normal across much of the country.

February 23, 2015 | The Associated Press | Local


Ga. set to execute only female death row inmate this week

ATLANTA - The daughter of the lone woman on Georgia's death row is asking the state parole board to grant her mother life in prison instead of the death penalty for plotting to have her father killed - even though she says her dad's death was "the most painful experience of my life."

February 23, 2015 | By KATE BRUMBACK Associated Press | Associated Press


8 Statesboro businesses found in violation during alcohol compliance checks

Eight local businesses were found in violation during alcohol compliance checks conducted Jan. 22 and Feb. 13, police said.

February 23, 2015 | From staff reports | Local


Rural health panel backs changes at struggling Georgia hospitals

ATLANTA - A panel studying Georgia's rural health issues on Monday recommended a pilot program pairing four hospitals with other providers in their area, creating a "hub and spoke" model aimed at cutting down on expensive emergency room visits to struggling hospitals.

February 23, 2015 | The Associated Press | Associated Press


Stakes high as teams try to judge character at NFL combine

INDIANAPOLIS - The questions were similar, and Dorial Green-Beckham had virtually the same response for each one.

February 23, 2015 | By EDDIE PELLS AP National Writer | Sports


Housecleaners say they saw guns in Aaron Hernandez's home

FALL RIVER, Mass. - Two women who cleaned the home of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez testified Monday at his murder trial that they saw guns stashed in three places in his house before the killing.

February 23, 2015 | By MICHELLE R. SMITH Associated Press | Sports


FIFA closes on dates for Qatar World Cup

The World Cup in Qatar keeps provoking outrage and breaking taboos.

February 23, 2015 | By GRAHAM DUNBAR AP Sports Writer | Sports


Baseball looks to speed things up

PHOENIX - Commissioner Rob Manfred says new rules intended to speed up the pace of games are aimed at luring younger fans to baseball.

February 23, 2015 | By BOB BAUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Statesboro ENT a key part of downtown revival

One of the greatest challenges in any community is rehabbing and reusing existing buildings. There is a common thought process that it is easier to tear down a building and start over.

February 23, 2015 | By DeWAYNE GRICE | Columnists/Editorials


New playoff format could add excitement to league

MIAMI - The Brooklyn Nets are on pace to finish 34-48 this season.

February 23, 2015 | By TIM REYNOLDS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Gators host 1st round of state

The Bulloch Academy boys' and girls' basketball teams will be able to stay home for the first round, and possibly second, of the GISA Class AAA basketball tournaments this week.

February 23, 2015 | By RAHN HUTCHESON Special to the Herald | Prep Sports 360


In the Pits: Daytona gets the race it needed

It was a bumpy buildup to the Daytona 500, which for days was overshadowed by disputes, drama, an injury to Kyle Busch and the suspension of his older brother, Kurt.

February 23, 2015 | By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer | NASCAR


Rodriguez gets early start at Yankees' camp

TAMPA, Fla. - Alex Rodriguez reported to the New York Yankees three days ahead of schedule. He spoke for 8 1/2 minutes about his season-long drug suspension.

February 23, 2015 | By MARK DIDTLER Associated Press | Sports


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