December 21 - Mrs. Phyllis Boykin Bazemore, age 71, died on Saturday, December 20, 2014, at the Ogee
Mrs. Phyllis Boykin Bazemore
December 22, 2014 | | Obituaries
NEW YORK - Big-city police departments and union leaders around the country are warning the rank and file to wear bulletproof vests and avoid making inflammatory posts on social media in the days after a man ambushed two officers and shot them to death inside their patrol car.
December 22, 2014 | By TOM HAYS Associated Press | Associated Press
Bedeviled by jangling cellphones, a Roman Catholic priest in Naples, Italy, has decided to exorcise the electronic interference in high-tech style: he's installed a cell signal jammer, according to London's Daily Express.
December 22, 2014 | By MARK A. KELLNER Deseret News National | Hot topics
Marriage and religion have been bound together for years. Marriage ceremonies are, after all, done in churches, temples and other religious houses of worship, as a way of uniting couples.
December 22, 2014 | By HERB SCRIBNER Deseret News National | Hot topics
Jennifer Layne McCorkle and Stephen Garrett Sowell were united in holy matrimony on Tuesday, December 31, 2013, at 7:30 p.m. in the evening at Nevils United Methodist Church in Nevils, Georgia. The Reverend Don Proctor and the Rev. Ron Johnson officiated the double-ring ceremony. The couple also shared their first communion as a married couple during the ceremony. Music was provided by Donny Collins and Donna Brigman.
December 21, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Weddings
More than 150 outstanding high school seniors were recently invited to attend Georgia Southern University's Scholars Day in Statesboro, Georgia. The University's Scholars Day is a unique invitation-only event providing incoming students the opportunity to meet Georgia Southern President Brooks A. Keel, Ph.D., learn more about student organizations, participate in campus and residence hall tours and interview for a variety of academic scholarships and the University Honors Program.
December 21, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Local
Q: My 31-month-old has been out of diapers for at least 8 months during the day. She has been very good with toilet training until recently. Now she goes for a while without accidents and then a period of a week or so with at least one accident a day. I can see she needs to go, but when I ask her she says no. At this point, if I try to get her to go, she begins screaming and crying and resisting. If I'm able to get her to the bathroom, she wets herself as I'm taking ...
December 21, 2014 | John Rosemond Contributing Writer | Local
Knapp Boddiford, 19, a 2013 graduate of Southeast Bulloch High School, won his second national championship in two years during the 87th Annual National FFA Convention & Expo, Oct. 29–Nov. 1, in Louisville, Kentucky. He was one of four national finalists that competed in the Diversified Crop Placement Proficiency category, and he received $1,000 for his win. Though now in college, Boddiford still affiliates and competes under the SEBHS FFA Chapter.
December 21, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Local
When I was about eight years old, I took great pride in decorating my bedroom for Christmas. We lived in a two-story home in the quaint community of Blythe, Georgia - population 708 - and my room was upstairs to the right and down the hallway. It had two windows that looked out onto the street, a small closet, a little white ceiling fan and pink carpet. I had a radio and cassette player that sat on my window seat. The seat was crafted by my late Great Uncle J.E., who was a cabinet maker. In early December, I would clean ...
December 21, 2014 | By REBEKAH FAULK Contributing Writer | Columnists/Editorials
When a Georgia Southern University student was allegedly sexually assaulted in August, she didn't report it because she felt it was her fault, she told police.
December 21, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local
NEW ORLEANS - Julio Jones' remarkable return kept the Falcons alive in the NFC South playoff race while Jimmy Graham's fumble at the goal line sank the Saints.
December 21, 2014 | By BRETT MARTEL Associated Press | Sports
CAIRNS, Australia - A judge on Monday rejected a plea by lawyers for an Australia woman charged with killing eight children to have the next hearing held in a mental health court.
December 21, 2014 | By KRISTEN GELINEAU Associated Press | Associated Press
NEW YORK - The gunman who fatally ambushed two New York City police officers in their squad car had a long criminal record, a hatred for police and the government and an apparent history of mental instability that included an attempt to hang himself a year ago, police said Sunday.
December 21, 2014 | By TOM HAYS Associated Press | Associated Press
Under the direction of Matt Olsen, Southeast Bulloch High School celebrates the holidays with four different ensembles performing a Caribbean-themed holiday program.
December 21, 2014 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Local
...And all through the town, we proved that we have the most spirit around. Check out these pictures from the month's buildup to the big day!
December 21, 2014 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Life
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There are likely many kind, good-hearted people in your life who wish you well. Sometimes your needs may clash with theirs. Or they might be under stress or simply having a bad day. Or they may just have an honest disagreement with you. That doesn't make them toxic. There are, however, people who are toxic. Those people should be avoided, if possible.
November 20, 2014 | By SUSAN SWANN Deseret News National | Hot topics
Budgeting for a big family means stretching resources and making expenditures do double duty (or more). Here are eight budget categories to help you use it up, wear it out, make it do or go without.
November 20, 2014 | By KATRINA PALMER Deseret News National | Hot topics
WASHINGTON - Some low-cost generic drugs that have helped restrain health care costs for decades are seeing unexpected price spikes of up to 8,000 percent, prompting a backlash from patients, pharmacists and now Washington lawmakers.
November 20, 2014 | By MATTHEW PERRONE | Associated Press
WASHINGTON - U.S. consumer prices were unchanged in October as a fourth straight decline in gasoline costs helped to keep inflation at bay.
November 20, 2014 | By MARTIN CRUTSINGER Associated Press | Associated Press
BUFFALO, N.Y. - A snowfall that brought huge drifts and closed roads in the Buffalo area finally ended Friday, yet residents still couldn't breathe easy, as the looming threat of rain and higher temperatures through the weekend and beyond raised the possibility of floods and more roofs collapsing under the heavy loads.
November 20, 2014 | By CAROLYN THOMPSON Associated Press | Associated Press
November 20 - Virginia Dale Pearce, 58, died in hospice on November 16, 2014, ending a brave, diffic
Virginia Dale Pearce
November 19, 2014 | | Obituaries
It was champion against champion in the final game on the second day of the ninth annual Lady Gator Classic pre-season basketball tournament Wednesday.
November 19, 2014 | By RAHN HUTCHESON Special to the Herald | Prep Sports 360
Dale Earnhardt Jr. imagined his Nationwide Series trophy was a chalice, tipped it back and acted like he was taking a big swig of champagne or beer - the beverages of choice for NASCAR winners and champions.
November 19, 2014 | By DAN GELSTON AP Sports Writer | NASCAR
What a difference one offseason can make.
November 19, 2014 | By MIKE ANTHONY email@example.com | Prep Sports 360
The Oakland Raiders have gone a calendar year without a victory.
November 19, 2014 | By BARRY WILNER AP Pro Football Writer | Sports
PHILADELPHIA - The NFL on Wednesday urged a judge to approve an estimated $1 billion settlement of concussion lawsuits despite concerns raised by former players or survivors who feel left out.
November 19, 2014 | By MARYCLAIRE DALE Associated Press | Sports
COLLEGE STATION, Texas - Texas A&M, LSU and Kentucky are off this week and five other teams in the Southeastern Conference get a respite from the rigors of league play with nonconference games.
November 19, 2014 | By KRISTIE RIEKEN AP Sports Writer | Sports
A woman who pleaded guilty in the "hit style" murder of her husband testified Wednesday in the trial of two men charged in the same case.
November 19, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local
WASHINGTON - In a broad test of his executive powers, President Barack Obama declared Wednesday he will sidestep Congress and order his own federal action on immigration - in measures that could spare from deportation as many as 5 million people illegally in the U.S. and set up one of the most pitched partisan confrontations of his presidency.
November 19, 2014 | By JIM KUHNHENN and ERICA WERNER Associated Press | Nation
The Pilot Club of Statesboro will host its 34th annual fundraiser breakfast on Saturday from 6-11 a.m. at RJ's Steakery.
November 19, 2014 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local