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Dear Abby 10/27

DEAR ABBY: My family owns a golf course. One of the longtime members, a man I'll call "Jack," died suddenly. Another member took it upon himself to commission a watercolor of a golf scene and hang it in the pro shop in Jack's memory. The painting is tastefully done, matted and framed with a brass plaque stating, "In Memory of ..."

November 11, 2007 | By ABIGAIL VAN BUREN | Coffee Break


Ask Dr. Gott 10/27

DEAR DR. GOTT: I read your column about the lady who is in constant pain and is getting steadily weaker after having been given a variety of treatments, including prednisone. You could have been describing me a year ago. That's when I decided to take things into my own hands, as it was apparent that only a few months of my life remained, and they would be terrible at best.

November 11, 2007 | By DR. PETER GOTT | Coffee Break


Bridge 10/27

First, look at only the West hand. South is in six clubs. You know that South has a balanced 15-17 points and that North has a long club suit with slam interest. What would you lead?

November 11, 2007 | By PHILLIP ALDER | Coffee Break


Georgia astronomy village draws star gazers looking for darkness, far off galaxies

SHARON, Ga. - The most important rule at this remote vacation spot is simple: no white light.

November 11, 2007 | By DORIE TURNER Associated Press Writer | Nation


Astronauts prepare to open new room after installation in international space station

HOUSTON - Wearing goggles and surgical masks, the commander of the international space station and an Italian astronaut on Saturday opened the hatch to christen the complex's brand new room.

November 11, 2007 | By LIZ AUSTIN PETERSON Associated Press Writer | Nation


US to give Iraq security control in Shiite region of Karbala, despite violence

BAGHDAD - U.S. forces will turn over security to Iraqi authorities in the southern Shiite province of Karbala on Monday, the American commander for the area said, despite fighting between rival militia factions that has killed dozens.

November 11, 2007 | By KIM GAMEL Associated Press Writer | Nation


Sudanese government opens Darfur peace talks with cease-fire declaration

SIRTE, Libya - The Sudanese government committed to an immediate cease-fire in Darfur at the opening of peace talks on Saturday, but the expected announcement was not met by similar pledges from rebels, who largely boycotted the U.N.-brokered negotiations.

November 11, 2007 | By ALFRED de MONTESQUIOU Associated Press Writer | Nation


Iraqi women face disapproving family and safety fears serving as police officers in Ramadi

RAMADI, Iraq - The women received their first paychecks a few weeks ago - about $500 for a month's work as police officers. They paid rent, bought food, wiped out debts. But the seemingly simple transaction has left at least one woman in fear for her life, another threatened with divorce.

November 11, 2007 | By KIM CURTIS Associated Press Writer | Nation


Boy accused of plotting school admits illegally stockpiling guns

NORRISTOWN, Pa. - A 14-year-old boy accused of plotting a Columbine-style attack on a suburban Philadelphia high school admitted in court Friday that he illegally stockpiled weapons.

November 10, 2007 | By MARYCLAIRE DALE Associated Press Writer | Nation


Bush scolds Democrats for second children’s health bill, urges Congress to pass spending bills

WASHINGTON - President Bush accused Democratic lawmakers on Friday of wasting time by passing legislation to expand children's health coverage, knowing that he would veto it again. At the same time, he criticized Congress for failing to approve spending bills to keep the government running.

November 10, 2007 | By DAVID ESPO AP Special Correspondent | Nation


Early voting for Statesboro city elections continues

During the second day of early voting for the Statesboro City Council, 216 individuals came out to cast their ballots - up from the 180 cast on day one. City Election Superintendent Judy McCorkle said there was a steady flow of voters all day.

November 10, 2007 | From Staff Reports | 2007 Statesboro City Council Election


Fire evacuees leave San Diego stadium, head home to heartbreaking scenes

SAN DIEGO - The football stadium where thousands of displaced residents sought refuge is closing as an evacuation center, symbolic progress against wildfires menacing Southern California.

November 10, 2007 | By ALLISON HOFFMAN Associated Press Writer | Nation


GSU Dean of Students: 'They really just want their voice to be heard'

Many Georgia Southern students feel disenfranchised and isolated from the Statesboro community, according to several students at the university.

November 10, 2007 | By WHITNEY SKEETERS Herald Intern | 2007 Statesboro City Council Election


Ga. high court orders release of young man sentenced for oral sex

ATLANTA - Georgia's Supreme Court on Friday ordered the release of a young man who has been imprisoned for more than two years for having consensual oral sex with another teenager.

November 10, 2007 | By DANIEL YEE Associated Press Writer | Nation


Trinity, Jackson shutdown BA

The hype surrounding Trinity Christian School senior tailback Colby Jackson is all true.

November 10, 2007 | By RAHN HUTCHESON Special to the Herald | Sports


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Statesboro-Bulloch County Sharks compete at state

TIFTON - The Statesboro-Bulloch County Sharks swim team sent 25 swimmers to the Georgia Recreation and Parks Association state swim meet on July 18 and 19.

July 25, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Sports


Rookie road king Hahn hurls Padres past Braves 5-2

ATLANTA - Rookie Jesse Hahn allowed only three hits in six innings to remain unbeaten on the road and the San Diego Padres beat Atlanta 5-2 on Friday night to continue their recent success against the Braves.

July 25, 2014 | The Associated Press | Atlanta Braves


A sense of urgency

FLOWERY BRANCH - The Atlanta Falcons won't be easing their way into this season.

July 25, 2014 | The Associated Press | Atlanta Falcons


Montoya back at Indy intent on winning for Penske

INDIANAPOLIS - Juan Pablo Montoya is back at Indianapolis Motor Speedway - one night only, an encore of sorts, in a guest-starring role for Team Penske.

July 25, 2014 | The Associated Press | NASCAR


Furyk, Petrovic, share Canadian Open lead

MONTREAL - Two-time winner Jim Furyk birdied two of his last four holes Friday in the Canadian Open to match the Royal Montreal record at 7-under 63 and tie Tim Petrovic atop the leaderboard.

July 25, 2014 | The Associated Press | Sports


Road to the Majors — Where are they now? (July 25 Update)

Eric Alonzo (P, GSU)

July 25, 2014 | From staff reports | Georgia Southern


Georgia Southern's Jackson ready to get started

When Georgia Southern's Edwin Jackson and Garrett Frye were asked what if felt like to be named second-team, All-Sun Belt before the 2014 season, they looked at each other for a quick moment.

July 25, 2014 | By MATT YOGUS myogus@statesboroherald.com | Georgia Southern


School board rolls back millage

The Bulloch County Board of Education is rolling back its millage rate 1 percent to avoid what would have to be announced as an increase in property taxes. Even so, total revenue and local revenue to the schools still will increase compared to last year's.

July 25, 2014 | By AL HACKLE ahackle@statesboroherald.com | Local


Wilson to teachers: Bulloch schools will overcome challenges

As teachers prepare for the upcoming school year, Bulloch County Schools Superintendent Charles Wilson addressed the hardships the system has faced in the past months but remained positive the district will overcome them.

July 25, 2014 | By BROOKE RABON Herald Intern | Local


Hospital gunman kills caseworker, intended to kill others, official says

MEDIA, Pa. - A psychiatrist's patient ranted about a gun ban at a suburban medical complex before opening fire there, killing his caseworker and grazing his psychiatrist before the doctor pulled out his own weapon and fired back, authorities said Friday.

July 25, 2014 | The Associated Press | Nation


Emory University releases app for Civil War battle sites in Atlanta

ATLANTA - This week marks the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Atlanta, one of the key conflicts of the Civil War, and researchers at Emory University's Center for Digital Scholarship have released a mobile app for the tour.

July 25, 2014 | The Associated Press | Local


Take science seriously, but believe

At times, I enjoy the computer because there is so much information accessible at the touch of a button. I remember asking a student to type in the word cuneiform to see what she could find. She said, "It seems to be some kind of language, Mesopotamian or something, printed on a clay tablet. So what's the big deal?"

July 25, 2014 | | Columnists/Editorials


12-year-old girl finds, returns Georgia Southern lecturer's camera

While vacationing in Helen, Georgia, with her grandparents and cousins during the Fourth of July weekend, 12-year-old Emily Root stepped on what she believed was a fish.

July 25, 2014 | By BROOKE RABON Herald Intern | Local


Cause sought for gunfight between patient, doctor

DARBY, Pa. - Authorities are attempting to determine why a man identified as a patient fatally shot a caseworker at a hospital complex in a Philadelphia suburb and whether a psychiatrist who pulled out his own gun and wounded the patient had concerns about him.

July 25, 2014 | Associated Press | World


Toppled crosses in China spur defiance

WUXI VILLAGE, China - The battle started when a government-hired crew tore down the metal cross atop the one-room church in this village surrounded by rice paddies last month.

July 25, 2014 | By DIDI TANG Associated Press | World


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