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First Friday Downtown postponed to Sept. 12

Hurricane Hanna may blow by today with little effect on Bulloch County, but First Friday officials decided not to take any chances and postponed the monthly celebration from Friday, Sept. 5 to next Friday - Friday Sept. 12.

September 19, 2008 | Special to the Herald | Local

McCain tells convention, nation he’ll bring change

ST. PAUL, Minn. - John McCain, a POW turned political rebel, vowed Thursday night to vanquish the ''constant partisan rancor'' that grips Washington as he launched his fall campaign for the White House. ''Change is coming,'' he promised the roaring Republican National Convention and a prime-time television audience.

September 19, 2008 | By DAVID ESPO and ROBERT FURLOW Associated Press Writers | Campaign 2008

US raid complicating Pakistani’s presidential bid

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - A deadly American-led raid on a Pakistani village embarrassed the government and eroded support for the pro-U.S. presidential front-runner Thursday just two days before the election.

September 19, 2008 | By NAHAL TOOSI Associated Press Writer | Associated Press

Swaziland’s 40th anniversary bash hits sour note

MBABANE, Swaziland - Swaziland and its king are throwing a joint 40th birthday bash this weekend, but the mood is far from celebratory in this small southern African land of paupers and princes, mud huts and palaces.

September 19, 2008 | By CLARE NULLIS Associated Press Writer | Associated Press

Afghan leader vows punishment for deadly US raid

KABUL, Afghanistan - The Afghan president said a deadly raid on a village by American and Afghan commandos has put new strain on relations with the United States and promised Thursday to punish those responsible.

September 19, 2008 | By FISNIK ABRASHI Associated Press Writer | Associated Press

China says flaws caused quake schools to collapse

BEIJING - China said Thursday a rush to build schools in recent years could have led to construction flaws that caused so many of them to collapse during May's massive earthquake.

September 19, 2008 | By GILLIAN WONG Associated Press Writer | Associated Press

Cheney slams Russia for war against Georgia

TBILISI, Georgia - Demonstrating Washington's support for war-ravaged Georgia, U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney condemned Russia for what he called an ''illegitimate, unilateral attempt'' to redraw this U.S. ally's borders by force.

September 19, 2008 | By STEVE GUTTERMAN Associated Press Writer | Associated Press

In macho Israel, woman within reach of premiership

JERUSALEM - For the first time since Golda Meir more than three decades ago, a woman is within reach of becoming the prime minister of Israel, a nation dominated by macho military men and a religious establishment with strict views on the role of women.

September 19, 2008 | By AMY TEIBEL Associated Press Writer | Associated Press

Syria makes peace proposal to Israel

DAMASCUS, Syria - Syria's leader said Thursday he offered a proposal for peace with Israel but also refused to break off ties with Hezbollah and militant Palestinians - a key Israeli demand.

September 19, 2008 | By ZEINA KARAM Associated Press Writer | Associated Press

Dear Abby 9/5

DEAR ABBY: My sister-in-law, "Carol," doesn't wash her hands after changing diapers. I find it repulsive, and I can't help but cringe. I have also noticed that her kids don't wash their hands after using the bathroom - or any other time, for that matter - unless instructed to do so and closely watched. Even then, they don't use soap.

September 19, 2008 | By ABIGAIL VAN BUREN | Coffee Break

US readies for T.S. Hanna; Cat. 4 Ike close behind

CHARLESTON, S.C. - Residents moved boats and booked inland hotel rooms while National Guard troops prepared to deploy along the Southeastern coast as Tropical Storm Hanna plowed through the Atlantic on Thursday, with Category 4 Hurricane Ike trailing a few days behind.

September 19, 2008 | By BRUCE SMITH Associated Press Writer | National

Mountain jumper survives crash after chute problem

OSLO, Norway - A Norwegian BASE jumper said he learned a hard lesson about tempting fate after surviving a spine-chilling crash from a mile-high mountain.

September 19, 2008 | By BJORN H. AMLAND Associated Press Writer | Associated Press

Iran bill to ease polygamy angers women

TEHRAN, Iran - A bill that would allow Iranian men to take additional wives without the consent of their first wife has angered women and the country's top justice official, who say it would undermine women's rights and could be a government attempt to more deeply enshrine its strict Islamic interpretation into law.

September 19, 2008 | By ALI AKBAR DAREINI Associated Press Writer | Associated Press

AOTW: Poole making a splash for BA

Bulloch Academy senior fullback David Poole didn't ever expect to have a night like he did in the Gators' season opener against David Emanuel Academy.

September 18, 2008 | From staff reports | Sports

Astrograph 9/4

New friendships and associations you make will not be of a fleeting nature, and they will become more endearing with the test of time. In fact, more than one will become a lifelong companion.

September 18, 2008 | By BERNICE BEDE OSOL | Coffee Break

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39th annual Schenkel Invitational gets underway

For the 39th time, a gathering of some of the best men's collegiate golf teams have descended upon Statesboro as Georgia Southern prepares to ...

March 15, 2018 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports

Bulloch Academy's home opener ruined

Bulloch Academy christened in their newly renovated field Thursday as they host Trinity in a region matchup. The renovations saw plenty of holes filled in ...

March 15, 2018 | By JOSH AUBREY | Prep Sports 360

Push for gun laws faces resistance in most states

IOWA CITY, Iowa - The campaign for tighter gun laws that inspired unprecedented student walkouts across the country still faces an uphill climb in a majority ...

March 15, 2018 | By RYAN J. FOLEY Associated Press | Local

Echoes of Al Capone heard in today's gun-control debate

CHICAGO - It was 1934. Mobsters armed with fully automatic "Tommy guns" had left a trail of bloodstained sidewalks and pockmarked walls across the country, and ...

March 15, 2018 | By ALLEN G. BREED and SHARON COHEN AP National Writers | Associated Press

Echoes of Al Capone heard in today's gun-control debate

CHICAGO - It was 1934. Mobsters armed with fully automatic "Tommy guns" had left a trail of bloodstained sidewalks and pockmarked walls across the country, and ...

March 15, 2018 | By ALLEN G. BREED and SHARON COHEN AP National Writers | Associated Press

'Multiple' fatalities when bridge collapses onto vehicles

MIAMI - A pedestrian bridge being built across an eight-lane highway collapsed at a Miami-area college Thursday, crushing eight vehicles under massive slabs and killing multiple ...

March 15, 2018 | By ADRIANA GOMEZ LICON Associated Press | Associated Press

Tormenta in U.S. Open Cup field

South Georgia Tormenta FC must wait until 2019 to begin play as a professional franchise, but the team won't have to wait to play ...

March 14, 2018 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports

Tiger looks for another comeback at Bay Hill

ORLANDO, Fla. - The future of Tiger Woods is filled with optimism because of the past.

March 14, 2018 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports

BCSO arrests fugitive

A fugitive wanted by North Carolina authorities fled into the woods near Brooklet on Wednesday morning, but Bulloch County sheriff's deputies and K9 Officer ...

March 14, 2018 | | Local

BA senior named top STAR in region

Bulloch Academy senior Kyle Samuels was surprised but elated to hear his name called as the 2018 Region 8 STAR student Tuesday at a luncheon ...

March 13, 2018 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local

Flasher strikes for second time

A man who told a woman that he "liked what he was doing" as he flashed his privates had committed the act before, said Madison ...

March 13, 2018 | From staff reports | Local

Mike Pence to visit Savannah for St. Patrick's Day

SAVANNAH - Vice President Mike Pence is coming to one of the South's biggest street parties: the sprawling St. Patrick's Day parade in Savannah ...

March 13, 2018 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local

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