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Pakistan politics testy ahead of presidential vote

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Pakistan prosecutors confirmed Tuesday they were pressing ahead with corruption cases against opposition leader Nawaz Sharif, a move his supporters said was aimed at further sidelining Sharif's party ahead of presidential elections.

September 17, 2008 | By ASIF SHAHZAD Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Indian military mounts mammoth flood rescue effort

SAHARSA DISTRICT, India - Hungry villagers rioted, desperate families swam for their lives and chaos spread across a wide swath of flooded plains in northern India Tuesday as authorities mounted one of the country's largest relief efforts.

September 17, 2008 | By GAVIN RABINOWITZ Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Oil prices plunge as Gustav dissipates

NEW YORK - Oil prices plunged to the lowest level in five months Tuesday, falling to within sight of $100 a barrel on signs that Hurricane Gustav only grazed U.S. energy infrastructure in the Gulf of Mexico.

September 17, 2008 | By STEVENSON JACOBS Associated Press Writer | National


Putin vows ’an answer’ to NATO ships near Georgia

MOSCOW - Prime Minister Vladimir Putin said Tuesday that Russia will respond calmly to an increase in NATO ships in the Black Sea in the aftermath of the short war with Georgia, but promised that ''there will be an answer.''

September 17, 2008 | By MIKE ECKEL Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Bridge 9/3

Bill Cosby said, "Every closed eye is not sleeping, and every open eye is not seeing."

September 17, 2008 | By PHILLIP ALDER | Coffee Break


Astrograph 9/3

Your new and more ambitious, no-nonsense approach to life will enable you to accomplish far more than you ever thought possible. Once you set your mind to something, there will be no holding you back.

September 17, 2008 | By BERNICE BEDE OSOL | Coffee Break


Ask Dr. Gott 9/3

DEAR DR. GOTT: I am an 87-year-old female. June 2007, I had a very bad stroke and am now in a rehab facility because my left side is paralyzed. I have Restless Legs Syndrome. Requip no longer works, I get little sleep, and it is driving me nuts. A friend told me you had a soap remedy that might help me. I am counting on you!

September 17, 2008 | By DR. PETER GOTT | Coffee Break


Dear Abby 9/3

DEAR ABBY: My daughter, who is being married in three months, mentioned to me that her fiance's friends have a tradition of covering the newlyweds' car with condoms. Whatever happened to tin cans and a "Just Married" sign?

September 17, 2008 | By ABIGAIL VAN BUREN | Coffee Break


Brothers admit plundering corpses in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA - Two brothers who ran a funeral home and crematorium admitted Tuesday that they sold corpses to a company that trafficked stolen body parts, a macabre scheme that left families aghast and unclear about the fate of their loved ones.

September 17, 2008 | By KATHY MATHESON Associated Press Writer | National


Southern US coast nervously watches Hanna

SAVANNAH, Ga. - Nervous residents rushed to buy plywood and generators while emergency officials in Georgia, Florida and the Carolinas weighed possible evacuations Tuesday as Tropical Storm Hanna shifted toward a tough-to-predict landfall along the southern Atlantic coast by the end of the week.

September 17, 2008 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press Writer | National


Local Roundup: Hanna could change prep schedule

Due to the threat of inclement weather which may be caused by Tropical Storm/Hurricane Hanna, at least one area high school is moving its football game to Thursday night.

September 17, 2008 | From staff and wire reports | Sports


Gators upset Brentwood

Bulloch Academy softball coach Chandler Dennard was a bit nervous Tuesday prior to his Lady Gators facing the Brentwood Lady Eagles.

September 17, 2008 | By RAHN HUTCHESON Special to the Herald | Sports


Firefighting plane crashes near Reno, killing 3

RENO, Nev. - An air tanker that had been used to drop retardant on one wildfire in the Sierra Nevada crashed after taking off for a flight to a second blaze, killing all three crew members.

September 17, 2008 | By SCOTT SONNER Associated Press Writer | National


Report: Gonzales mishandled top secret data

WASHINGTON - While serving as attorney general, Alberto Gonzales mishandled top secret documents, risking the release of classified information about two of the Bush administration's most sensitive counterterrorism efforts - a surveillance program and detainee interrogations.

September 17, 2008 | By LARA JAKES JORDAN Associated Press Writer | Washington


Is Bulloch prepared for Hanna?

Latest predictions bring Tropical Storm Hanna closer to the East Coast, and with the high possibility that the storm could reach Category 2 hurricane status and strike the Savannah area, local authorities are preparing for the worst.

September 17, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


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Screven County falls to Bluffton in opener

August 20, 2016 | By CHRIS STANLEY cstanley@statesboroherald.com | Prep Sports 360


Braves drop slugfest to Nats

ATLANTA - Ryan Zimmerman homered among his three hits in his return from the disabled list, and the Washington Nationals used an eight-run fourth inning to ...

August 20, 2016 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Flood-weary Louisiana cleans house

ST. AMANT, La. - Flood-weary residents cleaned out houses Saturday as search parties went door to door looking for survivors or bodies trapped by flooding so ...

August 20, 2016 | By REBECCA SANTANA Associated Press | Associated Press


Alligator abundance at Jekyll

SAVANNAH - Known for sea turtles nesting on its beaches, wading shorebirds in the surf and white-tailed deer that roam its maritime forests, Jekyll Island has ...

August 20, 2016 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local




Bulloch Academy scores first win of '16

Bulloch Academy was looking for their first win of the season after tying Memorial Day School in Garden City last Friday night, and they did ...

August 19, 2016 | By RICHARD STUBBS | Prep Sports 360


Screven County looks to get over second round hump

30 minutes northeast of Bulloch County lies Screven County, whose county seat, Sylvania, has a population a tenth the size of Statesboro.

August 19, 2016 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Prep Sports 360


Shooting for three: US reach gold medal game for third straight Olympics

RIO DE JANEIRO - The U.S. Olympic men's basketball team is still a little better than Spain.

August 19, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Kim jumps to big lead at Wyndham championship

GREENSBORO, N.C. - Si Woo Kim and Lucas Glover had putts for 59 on another low-scoring day in the Wyndham Championship.

August 19, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Rams' Todd Gurley set for preseason debut

IRVINE, Calif. - Los Angeles Rams running back Todd Gurley thought he saw New York Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia on Thursday, only for teammates to convince ...

August 19, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Georgia star Chubb gains confidence in comeback

ATHENS, Ga. - It was not just another scrimmage for Nick Chubb.

August 19, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Steelers' Harrison willing to talk PEDs after NFL's deadline

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison is willing to meet with theNFL to discuss an alleged link to performance-enhancing drugs - but only five days ...

August 19, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


MLB may consider limits on pitching changes, shifts

HOUSTON (AP) - Limiting pitching changes, restricting defensive shifts, altering the strike zone and installing pitch clocks are among the ideas Major League Baseball may consider ...

August 19, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Trump touring Louisiana flooding

BATON ROUGE, La. - Offering consolation, expressing regret, cutting ties with a controversial aide. Donald Trump's campaign turnaround plan on Friday featured the unorthodox candidate ...

August 19, 2016 | By MELINDA DESLATTE and JILL COLVIN Associated Press | Associated Press


Hundreds mourn slain Georgia police officer

EASTMAN - Hundreds of people - including law officers from around Georgia and the nation - mourned a slain Georgia police officer whose funeral was moved to a ...

August 19, 2016 | The Associated Press | Local


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