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Forklift helps 700-lb Mexican man take rare outing

MONTERREY, Mexico - A 700-pound (310-kilogram) man once considered the world's most obese person left his home for the first time in five months Sunday with the aid of a forklift and a platform truck.

August 25, 2008 | The Associated Press | Associated Press


Anthony Russo, Pentagon Papers figure, dies at 71

SUFFOLK, Va. - Anthony J. Russo, a researcher who helped leak the Vietnam-era Pentagon Papers to the media and prompted wider public questioning of the war, has died, police said.

August 25, 2008 | The Associated Press | National


Police Report - August 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.)

August 24, 2008 | From Staff Reports | Crime Report


Bypass to shift onto newly constructed lanes Wednesday

The Georgia Department of Transportation announces that northbound traffic on the east Statesboro Bypass (U.S. 301/ SR 73 Bypass) will be permanently shifted onto the newly constructed lanes on Wednesday, Aug. 13.

August 24, 2008 | Sepcial to the Herald | Local


An Olympic task — Darin Van Tassell in Beijing for 2008 games

When Darin Van Tassell was bypassed for the Georgia Southern head baseball coaching position following Jack Stallings' 1999 retirement it was a bitter disappointment.

August 24, 2008 | By MIKE BROWN Herald Correspondent | Life


Bridge 8/9

Social writer Eric Hoffer claimed: "The hardest arithmetic to master is that which enables us to count our blessings."

August 23, 2008 | By PHILLIP ALDER | Coffee Break


Astrograph 8/9

Conditions that have an effect on your work or career could lead to some unexpected changes in the year ahead. Keep a flexible frame of mind, so you can roll with the times in ways that you can capitalize on.

August 23, 2008 | By BERNICE BEDE OSOL | Coffee Break


Ask Dr. Gott 8/9

DEAR DR. GOTT: You have repeatedly recommended niacin instead of statins for lowering cholesterol. I will be going to my doctor soon for my routine physical and plan on asking if this is an appropriate option for me, as I realize every case and body is different.

August 23, 2008 | By DR. PETER GOTT | Coffee Break


Dear Abby 8/9

DEAR ABBY: I am a high school teacher who has been encountering some problems with my students.

August 23, 2008 | By ABIGAIL VAN BUREN | Coffee Break


Gates endorses big expansion of Afghan army

WASHINGTON - Defense Secretary Robert Gates has endorsed a new five-year, $17 billion plan to increase the size of the Afghan army by about 50,000 troops.

August 23, 2008 | By LOLITA C. BALDOR Associated Press Writer | Washington


Police Report - August 9

(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.)

August 23, 2008 | From Staff Reports | Crime Report


Detroit mayor charged with 2 felony assault counts

DETROIT - Moments after a judge ruled that Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick could be released from jail if he pays a $50,000 bond, Michigan's attorney general announced he was charging the mayor with two felony assault charges stemming from a confrontation between Kilpatrick and a sheriff's detective.

August 23, 2008 | By ED WHITE and COREY WILLIAMS Associated Press Writer | National


Productivity growth slowed in spring

WASHINGTON - The efficiency of America's workers grew at a slightly slower pace in the spring as companies sought to produce more with leaner work forces. Workers' compensation growth slowed, too.

August 23, 2008 | By JEANNINE AVERSA Associated Press Writer | Washington


German authorities join in ’Rockefeller’ probe

BERLIN, Conn. - The investigation into the identity of a mysterious man accused of kidnapping his daughter in Boston and wanted for questioning in the 1985 disappearance of a California couple has gone international.

August 23, 2008 | By PAT EATON-ROBB and SUSAN HAIGH Associated Press Writer | National


California eyes cattails to combat climate change

RIO VISTA, Calif. - On one side of the gravel road are hundreds of acres of corn. On the other is a different crop that scientists hope will enable farmers to rebuild sinking islands in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, combat global warming and make a profit at the same time.

August 23, 2008 | By STEVE LAWRENCE Associated Press Writer | National


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Jackets set to make history in 2016

Southeast Bulloch High School has seen a considerable rise in success since Pat Collins took over in 2010.

August 22, 2016 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Prep Sports 360


High school football is dumb, so let's make it smart

It's about time we got smarter about high school football.

August 22, 2016 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


GB Bank Group names 3 to advisory board

GB Bank Group Inc., parent company of Statesboro Bank on Savannah Avenue, recently named three members to the bank group's advisory board, including Becky ...

August 22, 2016 | From staff reports | Business


Playoff predictions: It's that time

Before we start this, you should know something - if you already do not. I suspect you might.

August 22, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


PK Graham returns to Falcons to contend for job

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - After kicking for 10 teams in the past 15 seasons - and a few more teams in preseason camps - Shayne Graham knew to ...

August 22, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


The simple fix for golf that isn't so simple

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - For all the praise of golf's return to the Olympics, there was no shortage of suggestions to make it better.

August 22, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Ethiopia says protesting marathoner to be welcomed as hero

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) - The Ethiopian marathon runner who made an anti-government gesture at the Rio Games while approaching the finish line will not face ...

August 22, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Study: Global warming means smoggier autumns for Southeast US

GAINESVILLE, Fla. - The drier, warmer autumn weather that's becoming more common due to climate change may extend summer smog well into the fall in ...

August 22, 2016 | By JASON DEAREN | Associated Press


Accidents spark questions about thrill-ride safety

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - In some parts of the U.S., the thrill rides that hurl kids upside down, whirl them around or send them shooting down ...

August 22, 2016 | By KATHLEEN FOODY, ERIK SCHELZIG and CLAIRE GALOFARO Associated Press | Associated Press


Bulloch assists US Marshals in arrest

Bulloch County sheriff's deputies aided the U.S. Marshals Service in arresting who they said was an armed and dangerous man located in the ...

August 22, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


Ball-Groover

Mr. and Mrs. Warren Ball of Statesboro are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Catherine Candler Ball, to Adam Wesley Groover, son of ...

August 21, 2016 | | Weddings


Restivo-Lamb

Larry and Lisa Saxon of Guyton, Ga., and Phil Restivo of Rincon, Ga., are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Courtney Estelle Restivo ...

August 21, 2016 | | Weddings


Johnson-Holloway

Susan Lee Anthony of Metter, Ga., and John Paul and Monica Johnson of Portal, Ga., are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Courtney ...

August 21, 2016 | | Weddings


Akins Anniversary

Cindy Bennett, Jim Akins and Jason Akins are honoring their parents, Jimmy and Nancy Akins, for their 50th wedding anniversary, with a reception to be ...

August 21, 2016 | | Weddings


Bulloch History with Roger Allen: America's first exports go from Savannah to London

Note: The following is part of a series of columns about early shipping in Georgia and Bulloch County.

August 21, 2016 | | Life


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