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Famed choir playing Boro

Steven Metrejean of Statesboro was in Chicago and Memphis last week. Sunday he was in Knoxville, Tenn., and Monday and today he's in Atlanta before finally coming home on Wednesday. But he'll be back on the road and in Florence, S.C., by Friday.

November 09, 2010 | by JAMES HEALY | Local


Growth with a purpose

Assuring owners of Great Dane they picked wisely in selecting Statesboro as the site to build a 450,000-square-foot manufacturing plant, Gov. Sonny Perdue welcomed the company to Bulloch County during a groundbreaking ceremony Thursday.

October 14, 2010 | By James Healy | Local


Ogeechee Tech breaks ground on new facility

In congratulating Ogeechee Technical College President Dr. Dawn Cartee on breaking ground Thursday for the school's new Health Science building, Gov. Sonny Perdue gave his theory behind OTC's success.

October 14, 2010 | By James Healy | Local


Women on a Mission deliver blankets

Members in the Women on a Mission group at First Baptist Church of Blichton take their job seriously. Their most recent mission brought eight group members to Statesboro so they could fulfill their latest project.

September 25, 2010 | By JAMES HEALY | Local


Local author debuts first book

When her children were growing up in the 1970s, Verdery Kennedy told stories to keep them entertained as they drove from Statesboro to Atlanta.

September 14, 2010 | By JAMES HEALY | Local


A new home for an old schoolhouse

After watching the one-room schoolhouse she cherishes travel on the back of a tractor trailer from her farm in southeast Bulloch County to Georgia Southern's Botanical Garden, Jan Anderson was a little wistful Wednesday morning.

September 12, 2010 | By JAMES HEALY | Life


A wine event

Have you ever tried a glass of Chenin Blanc from South Africa? How about a California Chardonnay from all organic grapes? Or a D'Arenberg Footbolt Chiraz from Australia?

August 26, 2010 | By JAMES HEALY | Local


Steak, burgers and laughter

For the fifth annual Steak & Burger Dinner that benefits the Boys and Girls Club of Bulloch County, Mike Backus decided to lighten up the evening with a change of pace for a guest speaker.

August 25, 2010 | By JAMES HEALY | Local


The hard work of digging for the past

Following the announcement Wednesday that an archaeological team from Georgia Southern University had discovered the site of the Camp Lawton Civil War prison site, five glass cases holding a few of the artifacts were unveiled.

August 21, 2010 | By JAMES HEALY | Life


Bad check scheme

Banks in the Statesboro and Bulloch County area should be on the lookout for people trying to cash bad checks as part of a statewide fraudulent check cashing operation.

August 19, 2010 | By JAMES HEALY | Local


Camp Lawton site announcement - Part 2 of 3

Officials comment on the important archaeological finds at Civil War Camp Lawton at Magnolia Springs near Millen.

August 18, 2010 | Jim Healy | Local


Camp Lawton site announcement - Part 3 of 3

Officials comment on the important archaeological finds at Civil War Camp Lawton at Magnolia Springs near Millen.

August 18, 2010 | Jim Healy | Local


An historic find

For Kevin Chapman, the importance of finding the Camp Lawton Civil War prison site hit him when he came upon a small clay pipe during excavations.

August 18, 2010 | By JAMES HEALY | Local


Camp Lawton site announcement - Part 1 of 3

Officials comment on the important archaeological finds at Civil War Camp Lawton at Magnolia Springs near Millen.

August 18, 2010 | Jim Healy | Local


Stockade found at Civil War prison dig

It's not a stash of Confederate gold, but what archaeologists from Georgia Southern University discovered at the Camp Lawton Civil War prison site may be more valuable in terms of history.

August 16, 2010 | By JAMES HEALY | Local


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Marty Waters case: One year later

It's been more than a year since Dr. Ken LeCain took over as principal at Statesboro High School.

May 23, 2015 | By JIM HEALY | Local


'It is family here'

It's been a little more than a week since the tragic accident on Interstate 16 cut the lives of five nursing students from Georgia Southern University far too short. The healing process from the horrific events of April 22 is in the beginning stages across the campus, and, indeed, across the entire community.

May 03, 2015 | By JIM HEALY | Local


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