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Kick-boxing farewell ritual kills Japanese sailor

TOKYO - A Japanese sailor dropping out of an elite navy training program died in an unofficial farewell ritual requiring him to fight 15 classmates, the Defense Ministry said Wednesday.

November 06, 2008 | By MARI YAMAGUCHI Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Atheists plan ad campaign on side of London buses

LONDON - London buses have God on their side - but not for long, if atheists have their way.

November 06, 2008 | By JILL LAWLESS Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


World markets slump on earnings fears

LONDON - World stock markets slumped Wednesday as a stream of disappointing corporate earnings in the U.S. fueled pessimism about the global economy despite further thawing in credit markets.

November 06, 2008 | By PAN PYLAS Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Israeli, Egyptian leaders to meet on Mideast peace

JERUSALEM - Israeli President Shimon Peres will discuss an Arab proposal for comprehensive Mideast peace when he meets with Egypt's leader this week, Peres' office said Wednesday.

November 06, 2008 | By ARON HELLER Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Bridge 10/23

Calvin Coolidge said, "If you don't say anything, you won't be called on to repeat it."

November 06, 2008 | By PHILLIP ALDER | Coffee Break


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Chris Sandy speaks at Boys & Girls Club; Voting machine testing

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Wednesday, October 22, 2008

November 06, 2008 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Astrograph 10/23

Don't hesitate to get involved with a new system, new invention or new product in the year ahead. Chances are something quite innovative could turn out to be extremely fortunate for you and bring about much success.

November 06, 2008 | By BERNICE BEDE OSOL | Coffee Break


Ask Dr. Gott 10/23

DEAR DR. GOTT: My husband is 52 years old, 6 feet tall and 230 pounds. His cholesterol is 198, and he also has high blood pressure. He has been taking atenolol for 20 years, which has controlled it well. He has a physical every year.

November 06, 2008 | By DR. PETER GOTT | Coffee Break


Man freed on DNA evidence sues cops, prosecutors

DENVER - The first person released from prison in Colorado because of DNA evidence is suing police and prosecutors who worked to put him behind bars.

November 06, 2008 | The Associated Press | National


NC sheriff’s slurs snarl locals’ immigration work

SMITHFIELD, N.C. - For years, Sheriff Steve Bizzell watched the number of illegal immigrants in his rural county skyrocket - and with it, he says, residents' fear that the newcomers were responsible for more than their share of crime.

November 06, 2008 | By MARLON A. WALKER Associated Press Writer | National


Woman, 3 children die in Mich. house fire

HIGHLAND PARK, Mich. - Fire killed a woman and three children in one home early Wednesday and spread to four other houses, fire and city officials said.

November 06, 2008 | By JEFF KAROUB Associated Press Writer | National


Wal-Mart sets new rules for China suppliers

BEIJING - Wal-Mart Stores Inc., the world's largest retailer, said Wednesday it will set new quality standards for its suppliers, following a series of scandals involving Chinese-made products, which account for a major portion of the company's sales.

November 06, 2008 | By AUDRA ANG Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


New search warrant served on evangelist’s compound

TEXARKANA, Ark. - Former followers of evangelist Tony Alamo testified Wednesday they were often beaten at his instructions and one said Alamo took a 9-year-old girl as his wife, as prosecutors sought to prevent him from being freed while awaiting trial.

November 06, 2008 | By CHUCK BARTELS Associated Press Writer | National


Fort Bragg trial starts in ’fragging’ case

FORT BRAGG, N.C. - Military prosecutors argued Wednesday that the first soldier accusing of killing a direct superior in Iraq - known as ''fragging'' during the Vietnam war - told other soldiers he wanted to kill and burn his National Guard officer.

November 06, 2008 | By ESTES THOMPSON Associated Press Writer | National


Yahoo to dump 1,500 workers as slump deepens in 3Q

SAN FRANCISCO - Yahoo Inc.'s leaders still have jobs despite investor misgivings about their decision making, but at least 1,500 workers will be shown the door after the slumping Internet company's profits tumbled yet again in the third quarter.

November 06, 2008 | By MICHAEL LIEDTKE Associated Press Writer | National


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Another Atlanta highway closes

DECATUR - Another major highway through Atlanta was partially shut down on Monday, this one after underground utility work caused the pavement to rise up, break ...

April 17, 2017 | The Associated Press | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Queensborough marks 115th anniversary

Queensborough National Bank and Trust will celebrate its 115th anniversary on Friday with the milestone marked company wide. Queensborough is a community bank with locations ...

April 17, 2017 | | Local


Sea Island appoints Crider, Marsh to Advisory Board

Sea Island Bank in Statesboro, a division of Synovus Bank, announced recently the appointment of Dr. Ruthie Crider and Laura Marsh to its Statesboro Advisory ...

April 17, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


Try Cottons Tire in Statesboro and Sylvania for all your automotive repairs

Cottons Tire has served the citizens of Sylvania's tire and auto repair needs for the past 30 years. Several years ago, the owners of ...

April 17, 2017 | | Locally Owned


Here’s why you should choose Forest Heights Pharmacy?

Ben Ross, pharmacist and owner of Forest Heights Pharmacy, is often asked why people should choose Forest Heights over a chain pharmacy.

April 17, 2017 | | Locally Owned


Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: Son will figure out the lemonade thing

Q: Our 17-year-old son is an unmotivated student. A junior in high school, he is clearly capable of making straight A's, but typically makes ...

April 16, 2017 | | Life


Thinking of God with Larry Sheehy: Why is Jesus' resurrection important?

Faith in Jesus rests firmly on the evidence for his resurrection. In the opening words of his letter to the Roman church, Paul wrote that ...

April 16, 2017 | | Life


Grapefruit, grief and grace

There is one grapefruit left. One.

April 16, 2017 | By Kathy Bradley | Life


Bird — Tatum

Plans have been finalized for the wedding of Ansley Katherine Bird and Kameron Trent Tatum.

April 16, 2017 | | Weddings


Bragg — Robbins

Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Bragg of Register announce the engagement of their daughter, Ginger Bragg, to Bobby Robbins, son of Mr. and Mrs. Mrs. Ray ...

April 16, 2017 | | Weddings


Webb — Rich

Katherine Elizabeth Webb became the bride of Joshua Aden Rich during a 7 p.m. ceremony held on Nov. 5, 2016, at the First United ...

April 16, 2017 | | Weddings




Event aims to CURE childhood cancer

For a second year in a row, the Sisters on a Journey dinner that benefits Catie's Fund, a non-profit that donates all proceeds to ...

April 15, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Ad blitz motivates Ga. voters

MARIETTA, Ga. - Republicans in Georgia's conservative 6th district don't agree which of their party's 11 candidates should represent the area in Congress ...

April 15, 2017 | By BILL BARROW and KATHLEEN FOODY | Local


BA eeks by St. Andrews

Close games have not been an ally for Bulloch Academy's baseball team in 2017.

April 15, 2017 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


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