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Lehman may need a miracle to survive

NEW YORK - The Wall Street firm that started the U.S. cotton trade before the Civil War and financed the railroads that built a nation might soon fade into history.

September 27, 2008 | By JOE BEL BRUNO Associated Press Writer | National


Bridge 9/13

Anything you can do is easy. Anything you cannot do is difficult -- until you learn how to do it.

September 27, 2008 | By PHILLIP ALDER | Coffee Break


Fire injures 16 at complex for elderly, disabled

WATERBURY, Conn. - A fire injured 16 people at an apartment building for the elderly and disabled early Thursday, forcing firefighters to use a ladder truck to rescue some residents from upper floors, officials said.

September 26, 2008 | The Associated Press | National


Reputed Miss. Klansman may soon walk out of prison

JACKSON, Miss. - Reputed Ku Klux Klansman James Ford Seale should be released from prison immediately because of his declining health and recent acquittal in the 1964 abduction and slayings of two black teenagers, his attorneys argue in a new court filing.

September 26, 2008 | By HOLBROOK MOHR Associated Press Writer | National


Stolen guns used in fatal Wash. shooting rampage

SEATTLE - Authorities said the man accused of a shooting rampage that left six people dead in northwest Washington stole the guns used in the attacks as well as a pickup truck involved in a high-speed chase.

September 26, 2008 | By MANUEL VALDES Associated Press Writer | National


Pakistan premier backs army chief’s rebuke to US

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Pakistan's prime minister on Thursday backed a harsh rebuke of the U.S. by the Muslim nation's military chief, a sign of a strain in relations seven years after the Sept. 11 attacks forged the two countries' anti-terror alliance.

September 26, 2008 | By NAHAL TOOSI Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Hurricanes deplete Red Cross relief fund

NEW YORK - The wave of storms battering the U.S. has plunged the American Red Cross deep into debt as it rushes to prepare for Hurricane Ike, prompting a searching look at how to stabilize its finances.

September 26, 2008 | By DAVID CRARY Associated Press Writer | National


Zoologists capture first photos of okapi in wild

LONDON - Zoologists have captured the first photos of the okapi in the wild, saying Thursday they offered evidence that the animal once mistaken for a unicorn has managed to survive war and poaching in a park in a lawless swath of Congo.

September 26, 2008 | By NANCY ZUCKERBROD Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


North Dakota wary of Minnesota bovine TB proposal

BISMARCK, N.D. - North Dakota wants assurances that Minnesota officials are closely monitoring cattle and wild deer if the federal government agrees to ease requirements for bovine tuberculosis testing in much of that state.

September 26, 2008 | By BLAKE NICHOLSON Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Fukuda resignation shakes up Japan’s ruling party

TOKYO - Over the past 20 years, Japan has had 13 prime ministers. In a pattern rarely seen outside the communist world, individual leaders have come and gone, but the ruling party has remained the same.

September 26, 2008 | By ERIC TALMADGE Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Bridge 9/12

Late last year there was a Moderately Confused cartoon by Jeff Stahler in which a husband is sitting in a chair looking at a newspaper with his wife standing behind him. The husband asks the wife, "What is a nine-letter word that begins with the number three?" What is the wife's reply?

September 26, 2008 | By PHILIP ALDER | Coffee Break


Not-quite-so-thin is in for models at Fashion Week

NEW YORK - If model thin is always in, at least there were fewer protruding collar bones and ribs to be counted at New York Fashion Week.

September 26, 2008 | By MEGAN K. SCOTT Associated Press Writer | National


Trade deficit surged to 16-month high in July

WASHINGTON - America's trade deficit shot up in July to the highest level in 16 months as oil imports hit an all-time high, offsetting strong export growth. The deficit with China climbed to the second highest level on record.

September 26, 2008 | By MARTIN CRUTSINGER AP Economics Writer | Washington


Army looks for outside help to reduce suicides

DENVER - The Army's top medical officer says commanders are looking to their counterparts in the Air Force and in civilian agencies for ways to cope with an alarming increase in suicides.

September 26, 2008 | By DAN ELLIOTT Associated Press Writer | National


Solemn rituals mark seventh anniversary of 9/11

NEW YORK - Familiar rituals of grief marked the seventh anniversary of Sept. 11 on Thursday as thousands paid tribute at the attack sites, the presidential candidates laid flowers at ground zero and children mourned parents they can barely remember.

September 26, 2008 | By AMY WESTFELDT Associated Press Writer | National


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‘Spring into Statesboro’ set for busy Saturday

The sixth annual Spring into Statesboro will offer outdoor activities for children and families in downtown Statesboro from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m ...

April 19, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Will Statesboro take home $1, $2 or $3 million in the America's Best Communities competition?

Click here - America's Best Communities - to watch the announcement live on Facebook. Scroll down the page slightly to find the livestream.

April 19, 2017 | | Local




SEB Baseball takes title

Though a steady shower eventually washed out what should have been a 16-0 win for Southeast Bulloch, it did nothing to dampen their spirits now ...

April 18, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY cstanley@statesboroherald.com | Prep Sports 360


Lady Blue Devils fall just short of championship

The Statesboro girls soccer team had their first region title since 1999 dead in their sights, but on Tuesday night the trophy just barely slipped ...

April 18, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY cstanley@statesboroherald.com | Prep Sports 360


Trish Tootle ‘roasted’ to help hospice

Friends of community activist, successful businesswoman and long-time Bulloch County resident Trish Tootle surprised her Monday night with a 60th birthday "roast" to benefit Ogeechee ...

April 18, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local




SEB track and field teams sweep region meets

BROOKLET - The Southeast Bulloch boys and girls track and field teams each finished second in their region meets last season, but reclaimed their thrones as ...

April 17, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY cstanley@statesboroherald.com | Prep Sports 360


Rivalry rematch to decide region championship

When Statesboro High girls soccer last won a region championship, none of the current roster was even aware of the concept of soccer.

April 17, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Prep Sports 360


Area teams prepare to make runs in region competitions

Beginning on Monday, track and field championships have kicked into high gear across the state. That's no exception for the schools here in Bulloch ...

April 17, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY cstanley@statesboroherald.com | Prep Sports 360


Home cookin'

ATLANTA - Freddie Freeman said Dansby Swanson was the perfect choice to hit with the bases loaded and two outs in the bottom of the ninth ...

April 17, 2017 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Suspect accused of posting Facebook video of killing said he 'just snapped'

CLEVELAND - In a rambling video, Steve Stephens said, "I snapped, I just snapped." But as the manhunt dragged on Monday for the man accused of ...

April 17, 2017 | By MARK GILLISPIE Associated Press | Associated Press


Another Atlanta highway closes

DECATUR - Another major highway through Atlanta was partially shut down on Monday, this one after underground utility work caused the pavement to rise up, break ...

April 17, 2017 | The Associated Press | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Queensborough marks 115th anniversary

Queensborough National Bank and Trust will celebrate its 115th anniversary on Friday with the milestone marked company wide. Queensborough is a community bank with locations ...

April 17, 2017 | | Local


Sea Island appoints Crider, Marsh to Advisory Board

Sea Island Bank in Statesboro, a division of Synovus Bank, announced recently the appointment of Dr. Ruthie Crider and Laura Marsh to its Statesboro Advisory ...

April 17, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


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