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48th leaves for Fort Stewart Monday

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.

February 25, 2009 | By JAMES HEALY | Local


Dr. John Bressler to speak at ‘Meet the Author’ event

Minister, teacher, newspaper columnist - the Statesboro community knows Dr. John Bressler as all these things. On Tuesday, March 3 at 7 p.m. Dr. Bressler will add the title of "author" to this list as he participates in the Friends of the Statesboro-Bulloch County Library's "Meet the Author" series.

February 25, 2009 | SPECIAL | Local


OTC honors 37 scholarship recipients at banquet

Ogeechee Technical College honored 37 scholarship recipients as well as those who make the scholarships possible with a banquet held Monday evening in the college's Occupational Studies Building conference center.

February 25, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


KBB to host electronics recycling drive on GSU campus Thursday

As part of LivinGreen month, Keep Bulloch Beautiful will host an electronics recycling drive Thursday in the Watson Hall Parking Lot on Georgia Southern's campus from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Located off of Chandler road, the parking lot is situated behind the Nessmith-Lane building.

February 25, 2009 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


SHS senior Jason Franklin named 2009 STAR Student

Statesboro High School senior Jason Reed Franklin was named the 2009 STAR Student at a banquet held Tuesday night at the Statesboro Inn.

February 24, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Police catch man they say burglarized local elementary school

A man police said burglarized a local elementary school was caught when he returned to the crime scene to collect the loot.

February 24, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Vince Dooley visits the Boro

Former University of Georgia head football coach Vince Dooley greets Katie Newton, 6, and and brother Cleve, 10, of Millen during an appearance at Statesboro Mall Monday. Dooley, who was football coach for the Dogs from 1964 through 1988 and athletics director until 2003, was in Statesboro to autograph copies of his books.

February 24, 2009 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Local


Police seek assault suspect they say attacked blind victim

Statesboro Police are seeking help from citizens in locating a man they said assaulted a blind victim and his daughter with a board and other weapons before robbing them.

February 24, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Legendary UGA coach Vince Dooley; Boro Business: Business After Hours

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Tuesday, February 24, 2008

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


City council votes ‘no confidence’ in city manager

Confusion at last week's Statesboro City Council meeting over a failed motion resulted in an unintended vote of "no confidence" for City Manager Shane Haynes.

February 24, 2009 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


The ‘go-to’ man at Mattie Lively

At Mattie Lively Elementary School, even Principal Kevin Judy agrees that custodian Anthony Devon Davis is the "go-to" man at the school.

February 24, 2009 | By ROGER ALLEN Special to the Herald | Local


Remembering ‘The Sower’

"For to me, to live is Christ, and to die is gain."

February 23, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Friends share memories of Dr. Michael Guido

The passing of world-renowned evangelist Dr. Michael Guido, known best for his "Seeds from the Sower" ministry based in Metter, has made an impact in the community of friends and admirers, many of whom have acknowledged Guido is "in a better place," with God.

February 23, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


‘Mame’ premieres Friday at Emma Kelly Theater

Mame Dennis has it all. The ultra-rich, ultra-outrageous socialite is always the center of attention. New York waits breathlessly for her next party – just to look at her next outfit. Mame has life by the tail and enjoys every minute.

February 23, 2009 | Special to the Herald | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Bridal Bazaar at the Holiday Inn; Bulloch History Moment

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Monday, February 23, 2008

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


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Georgia's first lady reads to local children

With gleeful animation, Georgia's first lady Sandra Deal made characters come alive as she read a book to children at a local child care facility Tuesday. The governor's wife was in town as part of the Read Across Georgia initiative, which supports Gov. Nathan Deal's "goal of increasing the percentage of children reading at grade level by completion of the third grade," according to the Office of the Governor's website at www.gov.georgia.gov.

March 31, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Second thoughts emerge on school zone change

School system officials are having second thoughts about a short-term rezoning plan that would send more than 140 children who now attend Langston Chapel Elementary School to Sallie Zetterower Elementary.

March 31, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local


Statesboro man killed in crash

A Statesboro man was killed Tuesday afternoon when he lost control of his car and it became wedged underneath a mobile home.

March 31, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


McDuffie Co. man wanted on child molestation charges arrested in Statesboro

Bulloch County sheriff's investigators arrested a fugitive wanted on aggravated child molestation charges Friday after receiving a tip the man was in Statesboro.

March 30, 2015 | From staff reports | Local


Rare cloud formation waves over Statesboro

An unusual cloud formation rolled over the Statesboro area Monday morning, prompting a social media buzz as users posted photos, questions and comments about it.

March 30, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Nationally recognized dementia-care specialist to speak at GSU conference

Teepa Snow, a dementia-care education specialist and the founder of Positive Approach to Care techniques and training models, will be the keynote speaker Thursday at the Understanding Dementia and Alzheimer's Conference at Georgia Southern University.

March 30, 2015 | Special to the Herald | Local


Glennville banking on Boro

Previously a family home, the building being extensively renovated on Savannah Avenue near the Zetterower Avenue intersection will be the first office of the Statesboro Bank, a division of the Glennville Bank.

March 30, 2015 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Co-founders come 'home' to open new Zaxby's

On March 27, 1990, Zach McLeroy and Tony Townley opened their first Zaxby's restaurant just 83 steps from where Statesboro's newest Zaxby's now sits.

March 30, 2015 | | Local


Statesboro High School coach indicted after 2014 arrest

The second of two assistant high school coaches accused last year in separate cases of inappropriate contact with students was indicted earlier this month.

March 30, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Boys and Girls Club tours Sankofa Museum on Wheels

Editor's note: Makayla Rankins, the author of this article, is a fifth-grade student at Julia P. Bryant Elementary School.

March 29, 2015 | Makayla Rankins Herald Correspondent | Local


30 years of making reading fun

For over 30 years, Elaine McDuffie has been showing children and adults alike the joys of reading.

March 29, 2015 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


Top percussion honors go to Langston Chapel eighth-grade band student

Robert Lloyd, an eighth-grade student at Langston Chapel Middle School, was recently selected as one of the state's best student percussionists by the Georgia Music Educators Association (GMEA) and received the honor of first chair in one of two middle school-level all-state bands.

March 29, 2015 | Special to the Herald | Local


New Zaxby’s opens Monday

Zaxby's is opening its second location in Statesboro, the town where the brand started 25 years ago.

March 28, 2015 | Special to the Herald | Local


Rick Allen to speak at Deen Day Smith banquet

The 2015 Deen Day Smith Service to Mankind Awards banquet will feature Congressman Rick W. Allen as the keynote speaker.

March 28, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Budding Brooklet author earns high honor

Correction: In the original version of this article, the name of the contest printed as the "Ron L. Hubbard's Writers of the Future contest." The correct title is L. Ron Hubbard's Writers of the Future contest. The Herald apologizes for this error.

March 28, 2015 | Brittani Howell | Local


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