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McCorkle accepts temp position in Sandersville

Former Statesboro City Clerk Judy McCorkle was hired to act as the temporary city administrator for the City of Sandersville at a called Sandersville council meeting Thursday.

June 25, 2009 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


Police focus on medical treatment in Jackson death

Police investigating Michael Jackson's death looked into his medical treatment Friday, seeking to interview one of the pop king's doctors and seizing a car that they said may contain drugs or other evidence.

As medical examiners began an autopsy on Jackson, police towed a BMW from rented home "because it may contain medications or other evidence that may assist the coroner in determining the cause of death," police spokeswoman Karen Rayner said.

June 25, 2009 | By JAKE COYLE Associated Press Writer | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Statesboro High demolition; Russell White Studio performance

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Thursday June 25, 2009

June 25, 2009 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


GSU confirms swine flu

Georgia Southern University officials identified two individuals Wednesday as testing positive for swine flu.

June 24, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Taste of the Town - Manny's

Taste of the Town - June 24, 2009

June 24, 2009 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Total Praise auditions; Grease at the Averitt Center

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Wednesday June 24, 2009

June 24, 2009 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhe@statesborovaldosta.edu | Local


Mary Henley: Super assistant

Mary Henley is pure Bulloch County. She was born here, went to school at Sallie Zetterower, Julia P. Bryant, William James, and then graduated from the old Statesboro High School. Her father, Donald Hackett, was the long-time dean of the Technology School at Georgia Southern.

June 23, 2009 | By ROGER ALLEN Special to the Herald | Local


Police investigating annex burglary

Statesboro Police are seeking clues regarding a burglary that was discovered Monday at the Bulloch County Annex.

June 23, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


3 GSU visitors test positive for Influenza A

Three visitors to Georgia Southern University over the weekend tested positive for the Influenza A virus, said Betsy Nolan, Assistant Director of Communications for the university.

June 23, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Confederate soldier, Hiram Bland; Boro Business: Job agencies

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Tuesday June 23, 2009

June 23, 2009 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Judge signs McCorkle injunction

Setting the stage to decide in court who has the true authority to hire and fire department heads within the City of Statesboro, Superior Court Judge William Woodrum has signed a "declaratory judgment and injunctive relief" action, which argues the city council does not have the authority to reinstate former city clerk Judy McCorkle.

June 22, 2009 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


‘Died, buried and body stolen’

After nearly 145 years, Confederate war hero Hiram Bland came home Saturday.

June 22, 2009 | By ROGER ALLEN Special to the Herald | Local


Two-time burglar

While victims were at the Statesboro Police station early Saturday morning reporting a home invasion-style sexual assault on a juvenile, someone reported a burglary in progress at their North Main Street home: the offender had returned, police said.

June 22, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Bulloch Academy football camp; Bulloch History Moment

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Monday June 22, 2009

June 22, 2009 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


CCAT charter approval stirs controversy

The principal of the Charter Conservatory for Arts and Technology was both happy and cautious following a decision last week by the Georgia Charter Schools Commission to approve CCAT as one of the state's first two charter commission schools.

June 20, 2009 | By JAMES HEALY | Local


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America celebrates 4th of July

A fast moving thunderstorm that hit Statesboro about 4:30 Saturday afternoon delayed the Firecracker Fest at Mill Creek Park, but didn't dampen the annual celebration of the Fourth of July. By the time the fireworks show started at 9:15, the park was jammed with thousands joining in the giant party for the 239th birthday of the United States.

July 04, 2015 | From staff reports and the Associated Press | Local


Study: Ga. teachers, state workers pay more for health care

ATLANTA - Teachers and state employees in Georgia are paying more for their health care than other public sector employees, according to a new study by the state Department of Community Health.

July 04, 2015 | The Associated Press | Local


Diverse students, mostly white faculty

While 48 percent of the Bulloch County Schools' students are ethnic minorities, including 37.3 percent who are African-American, only 13.8 percent of the school system's certified teachers and administrators are minorities, including 12.3 percent who are African-American.

July 04, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local


Moore elected to GMA board

Statesboro Mayor Jan Moore was elected to the board of directors of the Georgia Municipal Association during the GMA's annual meeting in Savannah June 28.

July 03, 2015 | From staff reports | Local


Could insulin pills prevent diabetes?

CHICAGO - For nearly a century, insulin has been a life-saving diabetes treatment. Now scientists are testing a tantalizing question: What if pills containing the same medicine patients inject every day could also prevent the disease?

July 03, 2015 | By LINDSEY TANNER AP Medical Writer | Local


Economy sees new 'normal'

WASHINGTON - Even after another month of strong hiring in June and a sinking unemployment rate, the U.S. job market just isn't what it used to be.

July 03, 2015 | By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER and JOSH BOAK AP Economics Writers | Local


Confederate memorial to be discussed at county meeting

A man who initiated a petition to remove the Confederate memorial statue from the Bulloch County Courthouse Square will speak during the Bulloch County Commission meeting Tuesday.

July 03, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Bulloch budget OK'd

Bulloch County Commissioners passed the 2016 budget Tuesday, contingent upon the passing of a tax increase proposal next month.

July 02, 2015 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


Bi-Lo to donate Saturday profits to veterans' relief

Shopping at a local grocery store this Saturday will not only fill your pantry but will benefit a charity that helps soldiers who have been wounded in action.

July 02, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Metter man electrocuted while working under house

A Metter man was electrocuted Wednesday while working on an air conditioning system at a Neville Dairy Road home.

July 02, 2015 | From staff reports | Local


Stone Mountain Park official: Rebel flags must fly under law

ATLANTA - Confederate flags will continue flying at Stone Mountain Park near Atlanta because Georgia law prevents their removal, the head of a state authority that oversees the park said Wednesday.

July 01, 2015 | By JEFF MARTIN Associated Press | Local


Puppet camp brings ‘monsters’ downtown

Mermaids, goats and a variety of monsters were lurking on Statesboro's Siebald Street this week as key characters during the Averitt Center for the Arts summer Puppet Camp.

July 01, 2015 | By LUCAS BAGGETT Herald Intern | Local


A party for the Fourth

Hosted by the Statesboro-Bulloch County Parks and Recreation Department and Sea Island Bank, the annual festival begins at 4 p.m. and last until 11 p.m., said Broni Gainous, marketing and communications coordinator for Statesboro-Bulloch County Parks and Recreation.

July 01, 2015 | From staff reports | Local


Bulloch couples apply for same-sex marriage licenses

Since the Supreme Court declared Friday that same-sex marriages are legal across the nation, at least two same-sex couples have applied for a marriage license in Bulloch County.

June 30, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Keel likely headed to Augusta

Eagle Nation's biggest fan may leave Statesboro and return to his hometown.

June 30, 2015 | | Local


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