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5 years after winning record Powerball game, W. Virginia man reflects on jackpot

MOUNT HOPE, W.Va. - In his darkest moments, Jack Whittaker has sometimes wondered if winning the nearly $315 million Powerball game was really worth it.

September 28, 2007 | By SHAYA TAYEFE MOHAJER Associated Press Writer | Nation

Salmon spawn baby trout, in experiment aimed at new way to preserve endangered fish

WASHINGTON - Papa salmon plus mama salmon equals ... baby trout?

September 28, 2007 | By LAURAN NEERGAARD Associated Press Writer | Nation

Powerful Indonesian earthquakes trigger tsunami, but quirk of nature sends worst out to sea

PADANG, Indonesia - The ground shook so hard Yulinar had to grab a table to steady herself. Minutes later, she heard a warning crackling over the speakers of the neighborhood mosque - a tsunami could crash into her fishing village on Indonesia's Sumatra island at any minute.

September 28, 2007 | By ANTHONY DEUTSCH Associated Press Writer | Nation

Consumers could face as much as a 10 percent increase in toy prices amid increased controls

NEW YORK - American consumers will be bearing the cost of safer toys, but not until after this year's Christmas season.

September 28, 2007 | By ANNE D’INNOCENZIO AP Business Writer | Nation

Gators hit the road, travel to RTCA

For the third straight week, the Bulloch Academy Gators will be physical underdogs.

September 28, 2007 | By RAHN HUTCHESON Special to the Herald | Sports

Bridge 9/14

Earlier this week, I recommended that if an opponent opens with four of a major, you treat a four-no-trump overcall as showing a good two-suited hand. Over four hearts it promises the minors, and over four spades any two unbid suits. But what does four no-trump mean if we have already opened one of a suit and an opponent overcalls four of a major?

September 28, 2007 | By PHILLIP ALDER | Coffee Break

KBB opens 24-hour recycling center at Statesboro Wal-Mart

A 24-hour recycling center was unveiled at the Statesboro Wal-Mart this past Monday in a joint effort with Keep Bulloch Beautiful.

September 28, 2007 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local

3 killed in Army helicopter crash in Ala.

SKYLINE, Ala. - An Army helicopter on a training flight in foggy weather struck a power line and crashed in a pasture in northeast Alabama, killing all three soldiers on board, officials said Wednesday.

September 27, 2007 | The Associated Press | Local

America Day at Sallie Zetterower Elementary

September 27, 2007 | VINCE JOHNSON | Local

Bridge 9/13

Yesterday, I mentioned that over a weak jump overcall, responder's double should be negative, not for penalty. At what level, though, should it turn from a negative double to a penalty double?

September 27, 2007 | By PHILLIP ALDER | Coffee Break

Police Report - September 13

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.

September 27, 2007 | From Staff Reports | Crime Report

Astrograph 9/13

Those relationships you establish with people who are compassionate and considerate will turn out to be extremely fortunate for you in the months ahead. Their kindness could put you onto something of great value.

September 27, 2007 | By BERNICE BEDE OSOL | Coffee Break

Ask Dr. Gott 9/13

DEAR DR. GOTT: I am a 71-year-old male. Last fall, my PSA reading was 4.2, and the urologist suggested a biopsy of the prostate. The results were negative. My latest PSA reading was 2.2, and the urologist wants to do another biopsy.

September 27, 2007 | By DR. PETER GOTT | Coffee Break

Dear Abby 9/13

DEAR ABBY: I was married a year ago. During our honeymoon, my husband started telling me I could not wear my wedding band and engagement ring together - they were "too flashy," and he didn't want people to think he had money. (My wedding band and engagement ring together are about 2 1/2 carats.) Being a brand-new bride, and excited about being able to wear both my rings, I refused his request.

September 27, 2007 | By ABIGAIL VAN BUREN | Local

Woman’s ordeal in W. Va. shed, described as week of torture, leads to hate crime investigatio

BIG CREEK, W.Va. - Inside a shed on a remote hillside of this coalfield community, authorities say a young black woman was tortured for days, sexually assaulted, beaten and forced to eat rat droppings.

September 27, 2007 | By JOHN RABY Associated Press Writer | Nation

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Portal hosts Claxton

The Portal Panthers have a chance to turn the tides on the season as they face Claxton at home tonight in the Panthers' first region ...

October 01, 2015 | By HORACE HOLLOMAN | Prep Sports 360

Gators invade Brentwood homecoming

Bulloch Academy tries to get back on the winning track tonight when the Gators travel to Sandersville to battle the Brentwood War Eagles.

October 01, 2015 | By RAHN HUTCHESON Herald Correspondent | Prep Sports 360

Trojans pose a tough test for Blue Devils

The Blue Devils' 7-6 win over Brunswick last week answered many looming questions the team had to answer. Yes, the team's banged up front ...

October 01, 2015 | By HORACE HOLLOMAN | Prep Sports 360

Exploring the Christian ethic

I like the letter of James. I like it because he goes straight to the heart of the matter. He is not wishy-washy and writes ...

October 01, 2015 | Dr. John Bressler | Columnists/Editorials

Gunman opens fire at Oregon college

ROSEBURG, Ore. - A gunman opened fire at an Oregon community college Thursday, killing at least a dozen people before dying in a shootout with police ...

October 01, 2015 | By JEFF BARNARD Associated Press | Associated Press

Hurricane Joaquin batters Bahama

ELEUTHERA, Bahamas - Hurricane Joaquin unleashed heavy flooding as it roared through sparsely populated islands in the eastern Bahamas on Thursday as a Category 4 storm ...

October 01, 2015 | By BEN FOX and AVA TURNQUEST | Local

‘AMBUCS’ helps 3 youngsters get mobile

A Statesboro service organization surprised three differently-abled children with bikes at AMBUCS Bike Day. Also, during the event held Sept. 19, 15 children and adults ...

October 01, 2015 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local

Strengthened Hurricane Joaquin closes in on central Bahamas

MIAMI - Hurricane Joaquin gained power as it bore down on the central Bahamas early Thursday, and forecasters said it was likely to grow into a ...

October 01, 2015 | By BEN FOX Associated Press | Associated Press

October 1 - Frances Virginia McGlamery Lowe, age 90, passed away peacefully Tuesday morning, Septemb

Frances Virginia McGlamery Lowe

September 30, 2015 | | Obituaries

The real game-savers

September 30, 2015 | By HORACE HOLLOMAN | Prep Sports 360

Braves blank Nats

ATLANTA - Rookie Williams Perez threw six innings and the Atlanta Braves' bullpen did the rest as they recorded a rare shutout in beating the Washington ...

September 30, 2015 | The Associated Press | Atlanta Braves

Court strikes down possible payments to college athletes

A federal appeals court struck down a plan to pay college football and basketball players in a ruling that NCAA leaders believe supports their contention ...

September 30, 2015 | By RALPH D. RUSSO AP Sports Writer | Sports

Hawks bulk up before season

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - Even while emerging as one of the NBA's best teams, the Atlanta Hawkshad a very glaring weakness.

September 30, 2015 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports

Quinn's passion sets the tone

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - While leading the Atlanta Falcons to a surprising 3-0 start, first-year coach Dan Quinn has shown he can get a little emotional ...

September 30, 2015 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Falcons

Georgia executes only woman on state's death row

Georgia has executed its only female death row inmate.

September 30, 2015 | The Associated Press | Local

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