(Note: The following is part of a series of articles looking at the history and evolution of agriculture in Georgia and Bulloch County.)
November 23, 2014 | Roger Allen Contributing Writer | Columnists/Editorials
From the I'm Sorry to Have to Tell You Department: Parents who say they want to raise kids who "think for themselves" are not being exactly truthful. It's a nice and very democratic thing to say, for sure, but let's face it, folks: You want your kids to think like you do. For example: If you're a liberal, you want your kids to be liberals when they grow up. Right? Right! The same is true of conservatives, libertarians, people of faith, people of no faith and people with COEXIST bumper stickers on their cars. Furthermore, that ...
November 23, 2014 | John Rosemond Contributing Writer | Columnists/Editorials
Beth Odom of Metter announces the engagement of her daughter, Brandi Elizabeth Odom, to Matthew Jason Steinberg, son of Jeffrey and Judy Steinberg of Sandy Springs.
November 23, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Weddings
The Murkisons' story began on a regular December night in 2011.
November 23, 2014 | By JASON WERMERS | Life
Smartphones - and the apps, photos and texts that come with them - are hard to resist. Americans log more than an hour of screen time on the devices each day, according to a December 2013 data analysis from Nielsen.
November 23, 2014 | By KELSEY DALLAS Deseret News National | Hot topics
ATLANTA - More time-management issues. A blown lead in the fourth quarter. Another loss outside the NFC South.
November 23, 2014 | By PAUL NEWBERRY Associated Press | Sports
I hit an owl.
November 23, 2014 | | Columnists/Editorials
Southeast Bulloch High School's competitive cheerleading team finished off a hugely successful season last weekend with a third-place finish in the Georgia Class AAA State Cheerleading Championships.
November 23, 2014 | By ROGER ALLEN Special to the Herald | Local
Southeast Bulloch and Statesboro High Schools' JROTC Raider Teams traveled recently to the State Raider Meet at Spaulding High School in Griffin, and each took home top honors.
November 23, 2014 | By ROGER ALLEN Special to the Herald | Local
CHICAGO - On a very memorable Sunday, Pastor Laura Truax surprised her congregation with a bold announcement: She was about to hand out money to everyone.
November 23, 2014 | By SHARON COHEN Associated Press | World
FERGUSON, Mo. - Crews erected barricades around the building where a grand jury has been considering whether to indict the Ferguson police officer who shot and killed Michael Brown, even as a grand jury decision seemed unlikely this weekend.
November 23, 2014 | By JOHN O'CONNOR and JIM SALTER Associated Press | World
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November 22, 2014 | | Obituaries
Ohio State finally took control of its game against Indiana in the fourth quarter. That was still better than Florida State.
November 22, 2014 | By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer | Sports
The Atlanta Falcons won't apologize for somehow being in first place with a losing record.
November 22, 2014 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports
ATHENS, Ga. - Nick Chubb and Georgia took care of Charleston Southern early, looking to carry the momentum into next week's state rivalry game against Georgia Tech.
November 22, 2014 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | UGA
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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - An eastern Tennessee father is accused of raping two teenage daughters and using electric dog collars to establish dominance over them, authorities said Tuesday.
November 29, 2007 | By DUNCAN MANSFIELD Associated Press Writer | Nation
RAWALPINDI, Pakistan - President Gen. Pervez Musharraf said for the first time Wednesday that he expects to quit as chief of Pakistan's army by the end of November, heralding a return to civilian rule.
November 29, 2007 | By STEPHEN GRAHAM and MATTHEW PENNINGTON Associated Press Writers | Nation
LONDON (AP) - Attention all shoppers: taking the stairs protects your heart.
November 29, 2007 | By MARIA CHENG Associated Press Writer | Nation
GENEVA - An 84.37-carat white diamond touted by Sotheby's for its size and beauty sold at auction Wednesday to Guess clothing company founder Georges Marciano for just under $16.2 million.
November 29, 2007 | The Associated Press | Nation
NEW YORK - Sixty-five years after an American P-38 fighter plane ran out of gas and crash-landed on a beach in Wales, the long-forgotten World War II relic has emerged from the surf and sand where it lay buried.
November 29, 2007 | By RICHARD PYLE Associated Press Writer | Nation
WASHINGTON (AP) - More than 35.5 million people in this country went hungry in 2006 as they struggled to find jobs that can support them, a figure that was virtually unchanged from the previous year, the Agriculture Department said Wednesday.
November 29, 2007 | By HOPE YEN Associated Press Writer | Nation
Samuel Johnson, an early lexicographer, said, "Every other author may aspire to praise; the lexicographer can only hope to escape reproach, and even this negative recompense has been yet granted to very few."
November 29, 2007 | By PHILLIP ALDER | Coffee Break
(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.)
November 29, 2007 | From Staff Reports | Crime Report
PARIS - Strikers shut down much of France's national rail service after rush hour Tuesday night, and millions of Paris commuters prepared to go without subways when the city's train crews join the walkout.
November 28, 2007 | By JENNY BARCHFIELD Associated Press Writer | Nation
EL PASO, Texas - A New Mexico man accused of repeatedly crossing into Mexico and raping at least 13 women in their homes was formally notified of the charges he faces Tuesday in a Mexican court.
November 28, 2007 | By ALICIA A. CALDWELL Associated Press Writer | Nation
Kicking off the Christmas season, Georgia Southern Opera presents its third annual Madrigal Dinners and Holiday Celebration Thursday and Saturday at 6 p.m. in the atrium of the Information Technology Building on GSU's campus. Each evening - which will be filled with dinner, dancing and music - will be topped off with a one-act Christmas opera, entitled "St. Nicholas", to be performed during dessert and coffee.
November 28, 2007 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local
WASHINGTON - The Bush administration is sending its No. 2 diplomat to Pakistan to tell President Pervez Musharraf in person to rescind emergency rule and allow free and fair elections.
November 28, 2007 | By BEN FELLER Associated Press Writer | Nation
WASHINGTON - The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission wants to eliminate a ban on radio and television broadcasters owning newspapers, but only in the nation's largest media markets.
November 28, 2007 | By JOHN DUNBAR Associated Press Writer | Nation
There is a strong possibility that in the year ahead you could be invited to participate in an extremely unique endeavor that has excellent chances for material gain. It's likely to be proposed by someone you respect and admire.
November 28, 2007 | By BERNICE BEDE OSOL | Coffee Break
Zdenek Urbanek, a Czech translator and essayist, said in an interview, "You in the West have a problem. You are unsure when you are being lied to, when you are being tricked. We do not suffer from this; and unlike you, we have acquired the skill of reading between the lines."
November 28, 2007 | By PHILLIP ALDER | Coffee Break