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Boro welcomes Special Olympics; games start Friday

More than 2,000 athletes and coaches from across Georgia are in Statesboro to compete all weekend in the Special Olympics Fall Games.

October 17, 2008 | Special to the Herald | Local


Report: 'Suspicious' couple arrested after complaint in Hazelwood subdivision

A couple was arrested Tuesday afternoon after a woman complained they were acting suspiciously in the Hazlewood subdivision, and their refusal to cooperate with Bulloch County Sheriff's deputies led to charges, according to reports.

October 17, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Reports: Five arrested on drug charges at The Pointe at Southern apartments

After receiving a tip about possible drug activity taking place at a residence at The Pointe at Southern apartments, members of the Statesboro Police Department Crime Suppression Unit investigated and ended up arresting five on drug charges Tuesday, according to reports.

October 17, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Dulcimer presentation; Jake's Entertainment: Look Homeward Angel play

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Thursday, October 2, 2008

October 17, 2008 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Nearly 600 have cast early votes in Bulloch

The Bulloch County Courthouse has been much busier than usual lately as nearly 600 people cast their ballot for the presidential election during the first week-and-a-half of early voting.

October 16, 2008 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


Students' homecoming pranks could lead to arrests, charges

It's homecoming season, and local high school students are keeping with tradition by pulling pranks. However, many property owners don't find the pranks funny, and they're calling the law.

October 16, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Viracon layoff affects 164 Statesboro employees

More than 150 employees of one of Statesboro's largest industries face a layoff effective Monday in light of recent economic crisis.

October 16, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Bouncer manslaughter cases in 2004 death of GSU student dropped

NEW ORLEANS - Prosecutors dropped manslaughter charges Wednesday against the last two Bourbon Street bouncers accused of suffocating a visiting Georgia Southern University student to death after a dispute about getting into a French Quarter karaoke bar on New Year's Eve 2004.

October 16, 2008 | By MARY FOSTER Associated Press Writer | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Kickin' it for Diabetes; High Hope Art Show

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Wednesday, October 1, 2008

October 16, 2008 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


2008 Fair Book dedicated in honor of longtime Kiwanian

Thirty years is a long time to belong to a club, but it's nowhere near the end of the line for long-time Statesboro Kiwanis Club member Vince Galasso.

October 15, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Fair exhibit competition entries welcome

The 47th Annual Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair is right around the corner, and the agricultural fair involves much more than a midway filled with rides.

October 15, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Police: DUI suspect arrested after seen driving with no front tires

A Statesboro Police officer who heard a "loud grinding noise" while assisting another officer with a traffic stop looked up to see a man driving a car with no front tires on Veteran's Memorial Parkway Saturday night.

October 15, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Celtic musician to perform at Emma Kelly Theater Friday

Celtic musician Scott Williams will perform with his unique, hammered dulcimer Friday at 7:30 p.m. at the Emma Kelly Theater. The event is sponsored by the Center for Irish Studies at Georgia Southern University.

October 15, 2008 | Special to the Herald | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - VW Bug raffle; Bulloch History Moment

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Tuesday, September 30, 2008

October 15, 2008 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Police: Would-be burglar caught in the act

A man police said was trying to break into a Northside Drive East business likely wasn't aware he was being watched, but observant witnesses nearby noticed the suspicious man making noise and called police, said Statesboro Police Det. Tommy Brown.

October 14, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


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200 families in need receive Thanksgiving meal from Bulloch County Sheriff’s Office

The Bulloch County Sheriff's Office, in conjunction with the Statesboro Food Bank, is providing 200 Thanksgiving meals for local families that need support and help during this time of year.

November 21, 2014 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Lifelong Portal farmer gets top Bulloch County award

Jimmy Skrine is a man of few words.

November 21, 2014 | Jason Wermers | Local


Georgia Southern VP named interim president of Georgia Southwestern State

A top Georgia Southern University administrator has been named the interim president of Georgia Southwestern State University in Americus.

November 21, 2014 | From staff reports | Local


Statesboro murder verdicts: Momon guilty, Griswould acquitted

After a six-day trial, a Bulloch County jury acquitted one of two men Friday charged with murdering a Statesboro preacher, but convicted the other, who was in prison at the time.

November 21, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Bulloch County jury gets murder trial

Jurors for the murder trial of a preacher killed in his sleep in June 2013 will resume deliberation today.

November 20, 2014 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


Bulloch County native still going strong at 102

At 102 years old, Tommie Burroughs has better vision than a good number of people in their 30s and 40s.

November 20, 2014 | By SANDRA BENNETT Special to the Herald | Local


Statesboro's Averitt Center presents ‘Christmas Around the World’

The Averitt Center for the Arts will kick off the holiday season with "Christmas Around the World" performances this weekend.

November 20, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Local


Statesboro victim’s wife: I thought he would be beaten, not killed

A woman who pleaded guilty in the "hit style" murder of her husband testified Wednesday in the trial of two men charged in the same case.

November 19, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Pilot Club of Statesboro hosts breakfast to benefit brain-related projects

The Pilot Club of Statesboro will host its 34th annual fundraiser breakfast on Saturday from 6-11 a.m. at RJ's Steakery.

November 19, 2014 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Statesboro Turkey Trot set for Saturday

The Seventh Annual Turkey Trot 5K will take over the streets of downtown Statesboro Saturday morning.

November 19, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Local


Statesboro murder victim’s stepdaughter denies role in killing

On Tuesday, jurors heard from the stepdaughter of a man shot and killed in a "hit style" murder on June 30, 2013.

November 18, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Georgia Southern police use pepper spray to break up fight

Georgia Southern University Police officers had to use pepper spray to break up a fight outside a restaurant over the weekend, and one suspect tried to grab an officer's weapon as he was trying to subdue her, police said.

November 18, 2014 | Jason Wermers | Local


Traveling exhibit shows photos of children available for adoption

While most kids this time of year are making a Christmas list of a host of toys or clothing, these children and teenagers just want one thing: a forever home.

November 18, 2014 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


City report: More than 75 alcohol allegations went unheard by Statesboro City Council

More than 75 alleged violations of Statesboro's Alcoholic Beverages Ordinance, from July 2011 through August 2013, never went before City Council for hearings on the businesses' alcohol licenses. Overlapping that total, 42 alcohol-related citations police issued against individuals in July 2011 were dropped by City Hall officials and never tried in Municipal Court.

November 18, 2014 | Al Hackle | Local


Wet weather gives way to deep freeze

Weather that threatened to be violent, but still packed a powerful, wet punch Monday in Bulloch County, will yield to drier, frigid conditions tonight and Tuesday.

November 17, 2014 | From staff reports | Local


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