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Fewer than half of kids who live near school bike or walk, study says

ATLANTA - Fewer than half of American children who live close to school regularly walk or ride a bike to classes, according to a new study that highlights a dramatic shift toward car commuting by kids.

July 28, 2007 | By MIKE STOBBE AP Medical Writer | Nation


Report finds fewer teens having sex, more using condoms; birth rate at record low

WASHINGTON - Fewer high school students are having sex these days, and more are using condoms. The teen birth rate has hit a record low.

July 28, 2007 | By JENNIFER C. KERR Associated Press Writer | Nation


Ask Dr. Gott 7/14

DEAR DR. GOTT: I am writing in regard to the letter from the man who found that defecating on paper towels relieved his hemorrhoids.

July 28, 2007 | By Dr. PETER GOTT | Coffee Break


Bridge 7/13

John Gunther, a journalist and an author who died in 1970, pointed out that Count Hermann Keyserling (founder of the School of Wisdom in 1920) once said that the greatest American superstition was belief in facts.

July 27, 2007 | By PHILLIP ALDER | Coffee Break


World’s tallest man marries a woman two-thirds his height

BEIJING - The world's tallest man married a woman who's two-thirds his height and half his age, holding a traditional Mongolian ceremony Thursday with great fanfare at the tomb of Kublai Khan.

July 27, 2007 | The Associated Press | Nation


A small number of gun shops account for a large number of weapons used in crimes

NEW YORK - When criminals need guns, they have plenty of options in a country with nearly 100,000 licensed gun stores. But drug dealers and other crooks don't shop just anywhere. They have their favorites.

July 27, 2007 | By DAVID B. CARUSO Associated Press Writer | Nation


Suspect in UK terror plot was shy, brilliant — and teased, teachers and fellow students say

DAVANGERE, India - Kafeel Ahmed didn't seem the least bit angry as a young engineering student.

July 27, 2007 | By MUNEEZA NAQVI Associated Press Writer | Nation


House panel takes first step toward contempt of Congress proceedings against former Bush aide

WASHINGTON - A House panel cleared the way Thursday for contempt proceedings against former White House counsel Harriet Miers after she obeyed President Bush and skipped a hearing on the firings of federal prosecutors.

July 27, 2007 | By MATT APUZZO Associated Press Writer | Nation


AP Centerpiece: Sites introduce preteens to online networking

NEW YORK - This past spring, 10-year-old Adam Young joined other tweens on Club Penguin, playing games, throwing virtual snowballs and chatting with fellow kids who appear onscreen as plump cartoon penguins. A few weeks later, Adam asked Mom to pay $5 a month for extra features, such as decorating his online persona's igloo.

July 27, 2007 | By ANICK JESDANUN AP Internet Writer | Nation


Bush acknowledges administration leaked CIA operative’s name

WASHINGTON - President Bush on Thursday sought to put to rest the controversy over his decision to spare a top former White House official from going to jail, saying it was time to move on. He also called on the nation and skeptical lawmakers to stand with him on Iraq, despite a new report showing only mixed progress.

July 27, 2007 | By TERENCE HUNT Associated Press Writer | Nation


Astrograph 7/13

Something out of the ordinary could occur that will serve to elevate your hopes and expectations. Just when you thought life was going no place, things could liven up in ways that will bring much joy to you.

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


Dear Abby 7/13

DEAR ABBY: My husband and I raised our two sons and two daughters. One son and both daughters married well. Our other son, "Neil," is gay. He and his partner, "Ron," have been together 15 years, but Neil's father and I never wanted to know Ron because we disapproved of their lifestyle.

July 27, 2007 | By ABIGAIL VAN BUREN | Coffee Break


Police Report - July 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.

July 27, 2007 | From Staff Reports | Crime Report


Ask Dr. Gott 7/13

DEAR DR. GOTT: I need your help. About two years ago, a dermatologist told me I had very nice skin. Some time ago, I started losing the pigmentation of the skin on my arms, hands and neck. I asked the dermatologist if there were anything to do about it or to prevent it. He didn't know. Now I am asking you, is there anything that can be done about this?

July 27, 2007 | By Dr. PETER GOTT | Coffee Break


Ask Dr. Gott 7/12

DEAR DR. GOTT: I read one of your columns titled "Neuropathy treatment not always effective." The reader described over three years of efforts by physicians and medications to alleviate the excruciating pain of idiopathic neuropathy, without relief.

July 26, 2007 | By Dr. PETER GOTT | Coffee Break


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Millen man arrested in Statesboro with ‘ear wax’ marijuana

A man was arrested having a new kind of drug, known on the street as "ear wax," after leading officers on a short vehicle chase Tuesday, according to the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office.

September 17, 2014 | | Local


Statesboro man arrested on drug charges

The passenger of car was arrested on drug charges after officers conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle Saturday, according to the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office.

September 17, 2014 | | Local


Nationally known ministry speaker leads women’s conference at Believers Church of Statesboro

Believers Church of Statesboro welcomes nationally known speaker Tracey Mitchell this weekend to lead "The Bride of Christ" Ladies Conference, Friday evening and Saturday. Mitchell will conclude her time in Statesboro by speaking at both services on Sunday morning at 9 and 11.

September 17, 2014 | From staff reports | Local


Statesboro's Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market hiring for up to 95 jobs

Wal-Mart's Neighborhood Market, scheduled to open in Statesboro's Market District in the coming months, is hiring to fill up to 95 jobs, the store announced Wednesday.

September 17, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Local


Georgia Southern gears up for 2nd annual STEM Fest

Georgia Southern University is gearing up for its second annual STEM Fest on Saturday.

September 17, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Local


Willingway, Pineland Behavioral Health present ‘Recovery in the Park’

Willingway and Pineland Behavioral Health/Developmental Disabilities are joining forces to observance National Recovery Month.

September 17, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Local




Portal softball puts on a show against Claxton

PORTAL - It was barely a contest Tuesday afternoon as Portal bats and gloves alike caught fire to blow Claxton out of the water.

September 16, 2014 | By MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Prep Sports 360


Nationals clinch, blank Braves 3-0

ATLANTA - The Washington Nationals are again champions of the NL East, wrapping up their second division title in three years against the team that knocked them out of the top spot last season.

September 16, 2014 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Braves sell naming rights to SunTrust

ATLANTA - The Braves are still more than two years away from moving into their new suburban ballpark.

September 16, 2014 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


Outdoor Life: Early season Whitetail hunting can be productive

The months of September and October are considered by many deer hunters to be the pre-game warm-up for the "real season" when the rut begins.

September 16, 2014 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON dar8589@bellsouth.net | Sports


Column: Hindsight is a Ryder Cup tradition that's like no other

Tom Watson didn't appear to be kicking himself.

September 16, 2014 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Atlanta mayor: Talked to 6 possible Hawks owners

ATLANTA - Mayor Kasim Reed said Tuesday he has already talked with six potential buyers of the Atlanta Hawks and expects a sale of the team to move quickly after racially charged comments by owner Bruce Levenson and general manager Danny Ferry.

September 16, 2014 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


UGA's Richt not ruling out RB Nick Chubb vs. Troy

ATHENS - Perhaps Georgia's depth at tailback didn't take an immediate hit after all when freshman Nick Chubb had surgery on Monday to repair his fractured left thumb.

September 16, 2014 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | UGA


Local Roundup: SHS to honor 1964 Blue Devils

Statesboro High will honor its 1964 football team on its 50th reunion on Sept. 26-27.

September 16, 2014 | From staff reports | Prep Sports 360


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