A clear plastic packet with a brief message and a miniature American flag folded inside will accompany soldiers from the Statesboro-based 48th Brigade Special Troops Battalion when they deploy to Afghanistan in June. And each packet was put together by a Statesboro-area Girl Scout.
The Statesboro Herald is getting greener.
Rae Lanier has worked with Melanie Spence for 43 years and Janice Davis for 39. When, she saw them whispering a lot last week in the Sassy Hair beauty salon, where she has worked with them for the past 13 years, she knew something was up.
As Spc. Malinda Odom held her 15-month-old son Jase, it was clear who she'll miss most on her upcoming deployment to Afghanistan.
Entering its final months of preparations for a 10-month mission in Afghanistan, the 48th Brigade Special Troops Battalion will hold an official sendoff ceremony Monday at the Statesboro Armory.
Joe Davis is bullish on the auto industry not only in the United States but in Statesboro, too. Davis and his wife Heidi just took over the Chrysler dealership on Highway 301 South and opened for business on Monday as Georgia Chrysler Dodge Jeep.
On the eve of the historic inauguration of America's first black president, Bulloch County residents lined the streets of downtown Statesboro Monday for the annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade, honoring the slain civil rights leader.
Scotty Griffith loves dinosaurs.
Citing "tough economic times," Statesboro Herald publisher Randy Morton said Thursday the paper will merge its Monday and Tuesday editions beginning Jan. 6, 2009.
Following the success of the "Steak and Burger Dinner" at the Boys and Girls Club in September, Mike Backus was thinking about another idea for a fundraiser. As director of development, Backus decided to approach the club's Board of Directors with something new.
Georgia Southern University president Bruce Grube announced Monday he would resign his position effective June 30, 2009 - exactly 10 years after he arrived on campus to serve as the university's 11th president.
Lt. Col. Tom Bright is building a team at the Statesboro Armory. Bright is commander of the 48th Brigade Special Troops Battalion that has its headquarters at the Armory. The brigade is preparing for a 10-month mission in Afghanistan beginning in mid-2009.
When all the votes are counted Election Day – Nov. 4 – the turnout in Bulloch County may exceed 25,000. That's almost 6,000 more votes than were cast in the 2004 presidential election and Bulloch officials want to ensure every vote is counted accurately.
Ticket booths are shown waiting to be hauled away Sunday at the Kiwanis Ogeechee fairgrounds.
At 6:30 a.m. Saturday, a foundation slab lay bare in Statesboro Pointe. About 13 yours later, a fully finished home stood atop that very same foundation.
Click here to watch extended video of Sunday's unity service.
For the past few months, Lou Woods has arrived to work very early at East Georgia Regional Medical Center - 5:30 a.m.
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