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Bulloch History with Roger Allen - Land deals in early Georgia go astray

Until 1803 Georgia distributed land based on the "headright" system. Each head of family had the "right" to 200 acres of land for himself and 50 acres of land for each member of his family, up to 1,000 acres. After the Revolutionary War a number of governors signed land grants of significantly greater amounts than the law allowed.

February 20, 2010 | | Columnists/Editorials


McMillan-Waldhour

Mr. Lenward D. McMillan Jr. of Sylvania, Ga., and Mrs. Janice B. Knoblich of Statesboro, Ga., are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter, Lyndsay Brooke McMillan of Statesboro, to Carroll Emory Waldhour of Statesboro, son of Mr. and Mrs. Kelvin N. Waldhour of Guyton, Ga.

February 20, 2010 | | Weddings


Sheppard-Key

Mr. Rex Brown Childs of Statesboro and Ms. Lee Tillman Mitchell of Statesboro announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Stephanie Childs Sheppard of Statesboro, to W. Dennis Key of Swainsboro. The future groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Woodruff Denton Key II.

February 20, 2010 | | Weddings


Braves' Jurrjens says shoulder 'really tight'

KISSIMMEE, Fla. - A clean MRI this week gave Jair Jurrjens relief that there's no structural problem with his right shoulder.

February 19, 2010 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


Bode Miller leads silver-bronze for US in super-G

VANCOUVER, British Columbia - Just a few gates into the super-G, Bode Miller started to wobble.

February 19, 2010 | By JAIME ARON AP Sports Writer | Sports


The school system’s ‘tech’ man

Throughout the Bulloch County public school system, there is hardly a person whose task probably was made easier because of the efforts of Herman Metcalf. Metcalf helped bring the Internet into every classroom in every public school throughout the county.

February 19, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Mornings unPHILtered - Taste of Downtown to return

The guest on the Mornings unPHILtered show was Allen Muldrew, the Director of Statesboro's Downtown Development Authority. Muldrew came on the show to talk about the First Friday event on March 5. Muldrew said First Friday would be another Taste of Downtown, in which people can sample local cuisine.

February 19, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


February 20 - Statesboro Police Arrests Zachary Stephen Carpenter, 22, Rosedown Way, Lawrenceville

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.

February 19, 2010 | From Staff Reports | Local


Tiger Woods: Sorry for behavior, unsure of return

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. - Tiger Woods apologized Friday for cheating on his wife and said he is unsure when he will return to competitive golf.

February 19, 2010 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | World


Tiger to talk Friday

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. - Tiger Woods' first public appearance in three months already is shaping up as a national event.

February 18, 2010 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Down goes Vonn! Lindsey tumbles in super-combined

VANCOUVER, British Columbia - It wasn't the shin. It was a tactical error that cost Lindsey Vonn a shot at her second gold medal of the Vancouver Olympics.

February 18, 2010 | By JAIME ARON AP Sports Writer | Sports


Daytona begins repairs on Turn 2 of Speedway

Daytona International Speedway began repairs Thursday to the damaged portion of Turn 2 that forced two delays during the Daytona 500 totaling more than two hours.

February 18, 2010 | By DAVE SKRETTA AP Sports Writer | Sports


Top seeds, defending champion lose in Match Play

MARANA, Arizona - The often-unpredictable Match Play Championship more than lived up to its reputation in a topsy-turvy second round when the remaining top four seeds and defending champion were beaten at Dove Mountain on Thursday.

February 18, 2010 | By BOB BAUM AP Sports Writer | Sports


McEachern football star gunned down

POWDER SPRINGS, Ga. - A high school football star who had signed to play at Vanderbilt University was shot to death early Thursday by his mother's ex-boyfriend shortly after police arrived to investigate a report of a person with a weapon, authorities said.

February 18, 2010 | By GREG BLUESTEIN The Associated Press | Sports


Mornings unPHILtered - Hearts and Hands Clinic set to open

Host Phil Boyum welcomed two guests Thursday to the "Mornings unPHILtered" show who are spearheading an effort to open a free health clinic in Statesboro.

February 18, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


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For Rabun, long road to success includes long drive to Sylvania

The Rabun County Wildcats have come a long way in the last five seasons and have reached the state quarterfinals for just the fourth time ...

November 23, 2017 | MIKE ANTHONY manthony@statesboroherald.com | Prep Sports 360


Screven charges into quarterfinals

For the second straight season, the Screven County Gamecocks have advanced to the Class AA state quarterfinals, and for the second straight year, that game ...

November 23, 2017 | JOSH AUBREY jaubrey@statesboroherald.com | Prep Sports 360


Georgia boy finally gets new kidney

ATLANTA - A potentially life-saving kidney transplant has given a Georgia family a lot to be grateful for this Thanksgiving, nearly two months after the operation ...

November 23, 2017 | By KATE BRUMBACK Associated Press | Local


A renewed friendship 50 years later

New roommates Robin Altland and Kathy McAlpine love their new living arrangement.

November 23, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local




App may help ID shrimp affliction

SAVANNAH - Scientists on the Georgia coast are documenting an affliction in shrimp known as black gill as part of an ongoing research project.

November 22, 2017 | The Associated Press | Local




Eagles hang on against UMKC, now 5-0

ESTERO, Fla. - Mike Hughes tallied 17 points and five rebounds, and Georgia Southern held UMKC to one field goal in the last four minutes to ...

November 21, 2017 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports


The tale of the hungry ducklings

(Author's note: I've had several requests to give an update on Matilda the Muscovy Duck and her brood that we raised this past ...

November 21, 2017 | By ALVIN RICHARDSON | Sports


Georgia's seniors lead the way after delaying shot at NFL

ATHENS - Georgia's journey to the Southeastern Conference championship game - and possibly a shot at the national title - began almost a year ago.

November 21, 2017 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | UGA


Braves lose 13 international players to MLB sanctions

ATLANTA - The Braves lost 13 prospects and former general manager John Coppolella was banned for life by Major League Baseball on Tuesday for circumventing international ...

November 21, 2017 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Atlanta Braves


GS ladies notch win at S.C. State

Freshman Tatum Barber hit three free throws with 0.4 seconds remaining to lift Georgia Southern women's basketball to a 61-58 win at South ...

November 21, 2017 | Georgia Southern AMR | Sports


Santa’s Toy Run set for Saturday

Santa Claus will roll into Statesboro via motorcycle once again as the Southern Thunder Cruisers bring him along for the ride Saturday during the annual ...

November 21, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Cancer and unhealthy behavior

NEW YORK - A new look at cancer in the U.S. finds that nearly half of cancer deaths are caused by smoking, poor diet and ...

November 21, 2017 | By MIKE STOBBE AP Medical Writer | Associated Press


A Thanksgiving gift

For the sixth year in a row, the Auxiliary of East Georgia Regional Medical Center collected and presented bags of Thanksgiving food to Christian Social ...

November 21, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


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