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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


So what did they find at Camp Lawton?

When Mike Mull, a lover of and expert in the history of the Confederacy and Civil War, first heard about an exciting new find in the archeology dig at Magnolia Spring State Park, he knew the rumors would start flying.

August 14, 2010 | By JAMES HEALY | Local


Grill in the Grove at Ogeechee Tech

Steak chefs from all around Bulloch County covered their charcoal grills with ribeye steaks Saturday afternoon outside Ogeechee Technical College.

August 08, 2010 | By JAMES HEALY | Local


Public invited to comment on BOE tax hike

Beginning Thursday, the Bulloch County Board of Education will hold three hearings to gather public input about a plan to raise the public school portion of property taxes by half a mill.

July 13, 2010 | By JAMES HEALY | Local


BOE looks at 1/2-mill hike

Bulloch County Board of Education members offered verbal support last week for a proposed half-mill increase in the school system's tax rate. If approved, the school board portion of the millage rate would rise from 9.45 to 9.95 mills, which equates to about a $20 tax increase per $100,000 of taxable property.

June 14, 2010 | By JAMES HEALY | Local


Memorial Day 2010 - ‘A debt of gratitude’

Beginning to read the first lines from "In Flanders Field," the voice of World War II veteran Burton Higgins started to crack.

May 31, 2010 | By JAMES HEALY | Local


Hearts and Hands is on target

At the Hearts and Hands Clinic Wednesday, Morris Stevens was waiting to be examined by optometrist Dr. Krystal Bragg. Stevens has cataracts that have affected his vision for several years.

May 22, 2010 | By JAMES HEALY | Local


OTC, SC college to work together

An agreement signed Tuesday will allow students who earn an associate's degree in Ogeechee Technical College's Hotel/Restaurant/Tourism Management program to complete a Bachelors degree in the Hotel/Restaurant Management program at the University of South Carolina Beaufort.

May 04, 2010 | By JAMES HEALY | Local


Brooklet's CRCT celebration puts school talent on display

Beginning when school started back in August, fourth grade teacher Tanita Peak started organizing Brooklet Elementary School's Relay for Life team and its fundraising efforts.

May 02, 2010 | By JAMES HEALY | Life


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Film festival set for Thursday

For the past two years, I guaranteed that if you went to the Statesboro Film Festival you would have a great time or your $5 would be refunded. No one has taken me up on the refund, yet, and I'm confident no one will if they go to tonight's sixth film festival.

April 16, 2014 | By JAMES HEALY | Local


Choose your favorite film

Which film will earn Best Film at the 2014 Statesboro Film Festival?

April 15, 2014 | By JAMES HEALY | Local


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