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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


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


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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Corruption case won't make a mark on Selection Sunday

RALEIGH, N.C. - College basketball has spent an entire season operating amid the specter of an FBI corruption investigation that led to criminal charges against ...

March 09, 2018 | By AARON BEARD AP Basketball Writer | Sports

SHS boys make short work of New Hampstead

The Statesboro boys soccer team rebounded nicely from their 6-2 region loss to South Effingham as they jumped out to a 4-0 halftime lead and ...

March 09, 2018 | By JOSH AUBREY | Prep Sports 360

Lady Devils demolish Phoenix

The Statesboro Blue Devil girls had their biggest offensive output of the season and pitched a shutout in the process as they knocked off New ...

March 09, 2018 | By JOSH AUBREY | Prep Sports 360

US hiring surge last month pulls in flood of new workers

WASHINGTON - U.S. employers went on a hiring binge in February, adding 313,000 jobs, amid rising business confidence lifted by the Trump administration's ...

March 09, 2018 | By CHRISTOPHER RUGABER AP Economics Writer | Associated Press

Florida governor signs gun restrictions 3 weeks after attack

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Florida Gov. Rick Scott signed a far-reaching school-safety bill Friday that places new restrictions on guns in the aftermath of a deadly school ...

March 09, 2018 | By BRENDAN FARRINGTON and GARY FINEOUT Associated Press | Associated Press

Qualifying week gives Bulloch voters choices

Two more candidates qualified Friday for Bulloch County Board of Commissioners seats, heading toward the May 22 primary election and Nov. 6 general election.

March 09, 2018 | From staff reports | Local

Sun Belt semifinals all set

UL Lafayette 80, Texas St. 54

March 09, 2018 | From Staff and Wire Reports | Sports

Tiger Woods shoots 70 thanks to par-saving shot from trees

PALM HARBOR, Fla. (AP) - Tiger Woods moved spectators and a TV truck, and then warned everybody in earshot.

March 09, 2018 | By MARK LONG AP Sports Writer | Sports

Georgia spoils Porter Jr.'s return, beats Missouri

ST. LOUIS (AP) - With the Southeastern Conference tournament in St. Louis and heralded freshman Michael Porter Jr. returning, Missouri fans were hoping to be treated ...

March 09, 2018 | By CHARLIE CLARKE Associated Press | UGA

Eagles kick off spring practice

Just before 4 p.m. on Thursday alongside the banks of Beautiful Eagle Creek, the 2018 edition of the Georgia Southern Eagles strapped on helmets ...

March 09, 2018 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports

Analysis: Bones found in 1940 seem to be Amelia Earhart's

NEW YORK - Bones found in 1940 on a western Pacific Ocean island were quite likely to be remains from famed aviator Amelia Earhart, a new ...

March 08, 2018 | By MALCOLM RITTER AP Science Writer | Associated Press

Rattlesnake and Wildlife Festival brings educational family fun

Two days of educational exhibits, a parade, vendors galore and live entertainment are in store this weekend as the Evans County Wildlife Club hosts the ...

March 08, 2018 | From staff reports | Local

No new candidates qualify for local elections Thursday

No one qualified to run in local elections Thursday, but the two newest candidates to make a bid for Bulloch County commission seats shared hopes ...

March 08, 2018 | From staff reports | Local

HIV prevention drug lags in Georgia

Georgia has the highest rate of new HIV diagnoses in the nation, but the use of a prophylactic drug in the state lags behind the ...

March 08, 2018 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local

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