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Girl dies from apartment fire

CARROLLTON, Ga. - State fire officials say a six-year-old girl died in an Atlanta hospital less than 12 hours after being burned over 80 percent of her body after her apartment caught fire.

May 12, 2008 | The Associated Press | Nation


Bush tweaks candidates at correspondents’ dinner

WASHINGTON - President Bush poked fun at his potential successors Saturday night, expressing surprise that none of them were in the audience at the White House Correspondents' Association annual dinner.

May 12, 2008 | By CHRISTINE SIMMONS Associated Press Writer | Washington


Negative rhetoric seen beyond campaign trail

WASHINGTON - Scorching rhetoric and negative campaigning aren't confined to the long presidential contest. They're spilling over into other segments of public life.

May 12, 2008 | By TOM RAUM Associated Press Writer | Washington


Doomed Chernobyl reactor to be buried in giant steel coffin

KIEV, Ukraine - Twenty-two years after the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, work is under way on a colossal new shelter to cover the ruins and deadly radioactive contents of the exploded Soviet-era power plant.

May 12, 2008 | By MARIA DANILOVA Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


New round of evacuations as Calif. wildfire creeps closer

SIERRA MADRE, Calif. - A wildfire that broke out in a popular hiking area blackened the steep slopes of the foothills near Pasadena and forced mandatory evacuations for 300 homes, authorities said Sunday.

May 12, 2008 | The Associated Press | National


Ballpark funeral on Sunday for long-missing Ohio soldier

CINCINNATI - Military personnel and supporters from across the country joined an Ohio family Sunday at a memorial service for an Army reservist whose remains were found in Iraq last month, nearly four years after his capture.

May 12, 2008 | By TERRY KINNEY Associated Press Writer | National


Caretakers get hints on caring for children seized in Texas

From Amarillo to Houston, children removed from a polygamist ranch in west Texas are settling into new surroundings, and caretakers are getting cultural pointers on how to deal with them - such as no television, no movies, no radio and nothing red.

May 12, 2008 | The Associated Press | National


French vintners flirt with heresy — screw tops

CHABLIS, France - Fine French wine with a screw top?

May 12, 2008 | By EMMA VANDORE AP Business Writer | Associated Press


Austrian woman says father held her in cellar for 24 years

VIENNA, Austria - Police have found a woman missing since 1984, who told authorities that her father had kept her in a cellar for almost 24 years and that she had given birth to at least six children after being repeatedly raped by him.

May 12, 2008 | BY VERONIKA OLEKSYN Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Weekly Whatup, 4/28

What a load of malarkey, this so called NFL amateur player draft. Seven rounds, 252 picks, and not a single team had the least bit of sense to pick up a certain Georgia Southern Eagle.

May 12, 2008 | By CHAD BISHOP cbishop@statesboroherald.net | Sports


Hodges wins big at annual flower show

Mary Sue Hodges of the Spade 'n Trowel Garden Club walked away with most of the top awards at the 2008 Bulloch Council of Garden Clubs Flower Show "GSU: A Bouquet of Learning" on Saturday.

May 12, 2008 | Special to the Herald | Local


Iraqi leaders discuss unity govt; 5 die in Baghdad violence

BAGHDAD - Iraq's prime minister met Sunday with the Sunni Arab vice president to discuss reintegrating Sunni political parties into the Shiite-dominated government as militants fired a salvo of rockets or motars at the heavily guarded Green Zone.

May 12, 2008 | By SINAN SALAHEDDIN Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Semi’s deadly crash into Chicago station probed

CHICAGO - Police on Saturday were attempting to determine why a tractor-trailer rig barreled into a Chicago Transit Authority train station, killing two people and injuring 21.

May 11, 2008 | By SOPHIA TAREEN Associated Press Writer | National


Democrats focus on the economy in Indiana industrial towns

MARION, Ind. - Democrat Barack Obama argued that voters are yearning for ''straight talk and honesty'' on the economy as he sought distinctions with rival Hillary Rodham Clinton just nine days before the next round of primaries in the hotly contested race for the presidential nomination.

May 11, 2008 | By MIKE GLOVER and SARA KUGLER Associated Press Writer | Campaign 2008


GSU, Willingway partner to create addiction center

The month of April was designated Alcohol Awareness Month by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration since 1987 in order to call awareness to alcohol abuse as a treatable disease. That designation takes on greater meaning at Georgia Southern University as the Task Force for the Center for Addiction Recovery continues to develop its focus.

May 11, 2008 | Special to the Herald | Local


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Portal man stable after suffering injuries in house fire

A Portal man is in stable condition after being airlifted to Augusta for treatment of smoke inhalation and minors burns suffered in a house fire ...

August 25, 2015 | From staff reports | Local




Devils regroup

Monday afternoon, Statesboro High School took the first steps to rebounding from a tough 20-7 loss to rivals Burke County in the Erk Russell Classic ...

August 24, 2015 | HORACE HOLLOMAN hholloman@statesboroherald.com | Prep Sports 360


FMB welcomes new vice president back to Statesboro

Farmers & Merchants Bank announces the appointment of Robert M. Benson III as vice president, business banker and manager of the Brannen Street branch in Statesboro.

August 24, 2015 | Special to the Herald | Business


Dominating TV, Donald Trump a ratings draw

NEW YORK - Opinion polls are one thing, but Nielsen numbers speak more loudly to television executives: Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump's ability to pull ...

August 24, 2015 | | Associated Press


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Fur Nannies fills needs for Statesboro pet owners

Even when she was a little girl, Katelyn Stephens knew what she wanted to do with her life. Every step of the way was methodically ...

August 24, 2015 | | Local


Up with People: Meet the cast, part 5

About 100 members of the Up with People cast touring North America in 2015 will be in Statesboro for the week of

August 23, 2015 | Special to the Herald | Local


Bulloch History with Roger Allen: Georgia, Southerners fight Second National Bank

Note: The following is part of a series of articles looking at the establishment and evolution of the banking system in Georgia and Bulloch County.

August 23, 2015 | | Columnists/Editorials


What can be repaired, what must be replaced

The three new boards on the deck are the color of honey. They are planed into barefoot smoothness and stand out against the other boards ...

August 23, 2015 | Kathy Bradley Contributing Writer | Columnists/Editorials


Consumer Qs: What are 'doodlebugs'?

Question: In the soil under the eaves of my house and toolshed are little funnels my neighbor says are made by "doodlebugs." What exactly are ...

August 23, 2015 | Arty Schronce Georgia Department of Agriculture | Columnists/Editorials


Living with Children with John Rosemond: No 'good' science for attachment parenting

In a recent column, I referred to "attachment parenting babble," which is to say, I called a spade a spade.

August 23, 2015 | John Rosemond Contributing Writer | Columnists/Editorials


Bears bash Devils in opener

August 23, 2015 | By HORACE HOLLOMAN hholloman@statesboroherald.com | Prep Sports 360




Logano defends Bristol victory to hold off Gibbs drivers

BRISTOL, Tenn. - Joey Logano spoiled what was expected to be a rout by Joe Gibbs Racing at Bristol Motor Speedway.

August 22, 2015 | By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer | NASCAR


Montero, Soler homer in 8th to lift Cubs over Braves 9-7

CHICAGO - Miguel Montero and Jorge Soler broke a tie with back-to-back solo homers to start the eighth inning, and the Chicago Cubs overcame homers from ...

August 22, 2015 | By MATT CARLSON Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


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