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Museum reveals engraving hidden in Lincoln watch

WASHINGTON - For nearly 150 years, a story has circulated about a hidden Civil War message engraved inside Abraham Lincoln's pocket watch. On Tuesday, museum curators confirmed it was true.

March 10, 2009 | By BRETT ZONGKER Associated Press Writer | World


Birdies and BBQ fundraiser helps Averitt Center

It's nearly Spring and that means it's time for the Averitt Center's Annual Birdies and BBQ Fundraiser.

March 10, 2009 | SPECIAL | Local


Police Report - March 11

(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.)

March 10, 2009 | From Staff Reports | Crime Report


Stocks shoot higher on Citigroup profit news

NEW YORK - Wall Street got some good news from Citigroup, and responded with a huge rally.

Led by financial stocks, the market made its first big move upward in weeks Tuesday after Citigroup Inc. said it had operated at a profit during the first two months of the year. All the major indexes soared more than 4 percent, and the Dow Jones industrials at times shot up more than 300 points.

March 10, 2009 | By SARA LEPRO AP Business Writer | World


33 dead in suicide attack on Iraq tribal leaders

BAGHDAD - A suicide bomber struck Sunni and Shiite tribal leaders and high-ranking security officials touring a market after a reconciliation meeting west of Baghdad on Tuesday, killing 33 people. The attack raised concerns about a spike in violence as the U.S. military begins to drawn down its forces.

Despite the ongoing violence, the top U.S. commander in Iraq said he does not believe the Iraqi government will ask Americans to remain in the country past a 2011 deadline set by a security agreement between the two countries.

March 10, 2009 | By KIM GAMEL Associated Press Writer | World


Report: Coast Guard spent $1.6M seeking 4 lost men

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - A Florida newspaper reports the search for two NFL players and two other men missing in the Gulf of Mexico cost the U.S. Coast Guard $1.6 million.

March 10, 2009 | The Associated Press | World


New job for laid-off moms: stay-at-home motherhood

NEW YORK - Soon after New Yorker Geralyn Lucas was laid off from her television job in January, she took her 2-year-old son to the playroom of her apartment building. She realized she had never been there before.

Within minutes she had inadvertently broken all the cleanliness rules. "I wore shoes," confesses Lucas, 41. "I brought food. I changed his diaper. I didn't know those things weren't allowed."

March 10, 2009 | By JOCELYN NOVECK AP National Writer | World


Some wounded soldiers more likely to be punished

FORT BRAGG, N.C. - Staff Sgt. Jason Jonas says when he goes to bed at night, he is terrified his medication will cause him to oversleep and miss morning roll call again.

His commanders are fully aware the paratrooper wounded in Afghanistan has been diagnosed with a sleep disorder, because he is one of about 10,000 soldiers assigned to the Army's Warrior Transition units, created for troops recovering from injuries.

March 10, 2009 | By KEVIN MAURER Associated Press Writer | World


Ben Franklin exhibition to debut at GSU

The Zach S. Henderson Library at Georgia Southern University recently was selected to exhibit a nationally-renowned traveling show that celebrates the life of one of America's Founding Fathers.

March 09, 2009 | Special to the Herald | Local


Lunch ladies at SEB popular

Everybody at Southeast Bulloch Middle School can't wait for Wednesday to come: Wednesday is "Chicken Day."

March 09, 2009 | By ROGER ALLEN | Local


Police Report - March 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.)

March 09, 2009 | From Staff Reports | Crime Report


Seeing more clearly at EGRMC

When East Georgia Regional Medical Center upgraded to a state-of-the-art General Electric 1.5 TESLA high definition Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) scanner in 2008, it allowed the 150-bed hospital to offer superior medical diagnostic capabilities which are often only found in elite teaching hospitals.

March 09, 2009 | By JENNY LYNN ANDERSON Special to the Herald | Business


Spring breaking in Ireland

Six Georgia Southern University honors students will begin a unique spring break next week when they depart Statesboro for a trip to Northern Ireland. They students will tour, volunteer and spend St. Patrick's Day working alongside some of the country's most notable artists.

March 09, 2009 | Special to the Herald | Business


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Statesboro's First Friday downtown; Bulloch History Moment: Chain gangs

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Monday, March 9, 2008

March 09, 2009 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


42nd Rattlesnake Roundup Family Festival set for March 14-15

CLAXTON - Steve Smith, president of The Evans County Wildlife Club, has announced that the 42nd Rattlesnake Roundup Festival in Claxton will take place on Saturday, March 14th, and Sunday, March 15th, in the Claxton-Evans Industrial Park on Highway 280 West in Claxton.

March 08, 2009 | Special to the Herald | Local


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Screven bags ELK's 100 jobs

ELK Group International, a Pennsylvania-based designer and importer of lighting fixtures, is outfitting a former yarn mill in Sylvania as a distribution center projected to ...

February 20, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


'Work It' empowers

The inaugural class of the Lynda Brannen Williamson Foundation Leadership Academy recently hosted a one-day conference, 'Work It,' dedicated to empowering women through personal and ...

February 20, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Perfect combo: Eagle Creek, Painted Chef

When local entrepreneur Franklin Dismuke purchased the 13,000-square-foot building downtown to build what is now Eagle Creek Brewery, he had no idea what a ...

February 20, 2017 | | Local


Boro's Bobby Jones a Faces of Manufacturing nominee

Bobby Jones, from Statesboro and now manufacturing manager at the Koyo Bearings plant in Sylvania, is a nominee to be one of the Faces of ...

February 20, 2017 | From Staff Reports | Local




And the winner: Starting over

The fields surrounding Sandhill are naked. Along the edges of the yard, where a fence would be if I were a fence sort of person ...

February 19, 2017 | By Kathy Bradley | Life


Dimon — Lee

Mr. and Mrs. Kent Dimon of Alpharetta, Georgia, and Dr. and Mrs. Stan Lee of Statesboro announce the engagement of their children, Danielle Elizabeth Dimon ...

February 19, 2017 | | Weddings


Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: Best interests of child is paramount

Q: Our 14-year-old son, who was adopted by open adoption, now wants to go live with his birth mother. She was completely out of the ...

February 19, 2017 | | Life


Thinking of God with Larry Sheehy: There are things God wants us to know about him

There is a lot of skepticism about God today. I suppose this has almost always been true. Atheism, agnosticism and pessimism ("Where is God when ...

February 19, 2017 | | Life


Victor Simmons: Leader in the art world, humble servant

For Statesboro High School graduate Victor Simmons, art is more than a vocation. Much like Proverbes 23:7, "For as he thinketh in his heart ...

February 19, 2017 | By ENOLA G. MOSLEY, Ed.D. English Dept., Statesboro High | Life


Bulloch History with Roger Allen: New stagecoach routes would hug the Georgia coast

Note: The following is one of a series of columns looking at the first road systems in Georgia and Bulloch County.

February 19, 2017 | | Life


Roxie Remley a pioneer for women in uniform

Before Roxie Remley was a force for the arts in Statesboro, she helped beat a path for women into the U.S. Army during World ...

February 19, 2017 | By Al Hackle ahackle@statesboroherald.com | Life


GS men's hoops messes with Texas (St.)

The Georgia Southern men's basketball squad started hot and raced out to an early lead over Texas State Saturday evening at Hanner Fieldhouse. The ...

February 19, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


SHS boys prevail over Jones County

Statesboro's season started in a rut, but as of late has been on the highest of highs after the team won their 15th region ...

February 19, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY cstanley@statesboroherald.com | Prep Sports 360


GS ladies notch big win over Bobcats

The Georgia Southern women's basketball team spent the first three quarters of Saturday's game against Texas State firing - mostly unsuccessfully - from behind the ...

February 19, 2017 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Sports


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