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Local man files complaint about solicitation of votes at nursing home

A local man has filed a complaint with Georgia Secretary of State Karen Handel's office, citing improper behavior regarding solicitation of votes at a local nursing home.

November 07, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


FMB employee indicted on 12 counts of fraud

A Statesboro man was arraigned Thursday on federal bank fraud charges, according to an indictment filed Oct. 9 by the U.S. District Court for Southern District of Georgia, Statesboro Division.

November 07, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Bubble dome goes up at Splash in the Boro

Splash in the Boro water aerobics instructor Beth Sands, bottom left, looks up at the newly inflated dome over the competition and wading pools Wednesday at Mill Creek Park. The bubble dome is put up to allow use of the pools during the the cold weather months.

November 06, 2008 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Local


Cotton Pickin' Harvest Festival this Friday at Mill Creek

The Statesboro Bulloch County Parks and Recreation Department and Subway will play host Friday to the annual Cotton Pickin' Harvest Festival at Mill Creek Park beginning at 6 p.m.

November 06, 2008 | From Staff Reports | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Chris Sandy speaks at Boys & Girls Club; Voting machine testing

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Wednesday, October 22, 2008

November 06, 2008 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Voting machines tested for accuracy

When all the votes are counted Election Day – Nov. 4 – the turnout in Bulloch County may exceed 25,000. That's almost 6,000 more votes than were cast in the 2004 presidential election and Bulloch officials want to ensure every vote is counted accurately.

November 06, 2008 | By JAMES HEALY | Local


'Dracula' ballet set for Saturday

"Stunning…" "Provocative…" "An extravaganza that guarantees a good time…"

November 05, 2008 | Special to the Herald | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - VOTE art exhibit; Bulloch History Moment: The Seaboard Railroad

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Tuesday, October 21, 2008

November 05, 2008 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


EMS director: Substation, ambulance needed in Brooklet area

Bulloch County is so large it often takes an ambulance 15 minutes or more to reach it's destination. That's not good, especially when a life is in danger.

November 05, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Silver Creek Saloon seeks same liquor rights as city bars

Silver Creek Saloon wants the same rights as bars in the Statesboro city limits, and owner Judy Smith asked Bulloch County Commissioners Tuesday to consider ordinances that will allow them to serve liquor in the rural, Old Register Way establishment.

November 05, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Council OKs two alcohol ordinance changes

With minimal discussion, the Statesboro City Council unanimously passed the first reading of two proposed changes to the city's alcohol ordinance.

November 05, 2008 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Matt Scott fundraiser; Knockdown day at the Kiwanis fairgrounds

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Monday, October 20, 2008

November 04, 2008 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Club Jackson shooting trial begins

Trial began Monday for a man accused of killing another man a year ago at an Old Register Road night club.

November 04, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


GSU students artistically encourage others to vote

Graphic design students in the Betty Foy Sanders Department of Art recently created nonpartisan election posters to promote student participation in the 2008 presidential election. The posters are on display at the Center for Art & Theatre now through Oct. 30. A reception for the artists is set for Friday from 7-9 p.m. at the Center and the public is invited. Leigh Thomson, professor of Graphic Design, said about the "VOTE. Design Impacts Democracy" project: "How do we communicate to the Georgia Southern University campus to encourage students to get out and vote? Over the course of three weeks, students ...

November 04, 2008 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Local


Alcohol ordinance faces another first reading

The Statesboro City Council meets tonight to discuss two changes to the alcohol ordinance brought up at the last meeting while leaving two other changes for the first meeting in November, after further revision and discussion.

November 04, 2008 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


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Photo gallery: Holiday Songfest

Sallie Zetterower Elementary School stages their annual Holiday Songfest before heading home for break. Lots of kiddie cuteness.

December 19, 2014 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local


Controlled burn sends smoke into downtown Statesboro

Smoke seen in downtown Statesboro this afternoon was caused by the controlled burn of a 15-acre field near Akins Smith Road in the Hopulikeit area, according to Bulloch County 911 and Statesboro Fire Department spokespersons.

December 19, 2014 | From | Local


East Georgia Regional Medical Center limits visitors

Like other hospitals in the region, East Georgia Regional Medical Center is experiencing an increase in flu-related emergency-room visits.

December 19, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Local


Statesboro City Council approves TAD map as presented

City Council unanimously approved the Tax Allocation District, or TAD, map and redevelopment proposal for downtown Statesboro - including South Main Street and additional areas - Tuesday.

December 18, 2014 | Al Hackle | Local


Statesboro resident competes on ‘Wheel of Fortune’

Statesboro resident Jeannette Bryant and her sister, a former dispatcher for the Statesboro Police Department and current resident of Atlanta, Ranada Royal, placed second on an episode of "Wheel of Fortune."

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


Georgia Southern’s Small Business Development Center moving to City Campus

Georgia Southern University's Small Business Development Center, currently located in the Market District, will soon relocate to City Campus in downtown Statesboro, 58 E. Main St.

December 18, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Local


Blount Boys Home Singers to perform at Guido Gardens' Nights of Lights

What do a group of boys singing for their supper and Guido Gardens' Nights of Lights have in common?

December 18, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Local


Georgia Southern police charge man, 19, with molesting girl, 15

Georgia Southern University police arrested a man Tuesday in connection with a child molestation incident reported in November.

December 18, 2014 | From staff reports | Local


Fee to support storm sewers back on tap in Statesboro

City Council received a first reading Tuesday of an ordinance that, if approved, will create a monthly fee on virtually every address in Statesboro for the improvement and maintenance of storm drains.

December 17, 2014 | Al Hackle | Local


Georgia Southern University suspicious person’s ‘weapon’ was umbrella

The "weapon" reportedly carried by a masked man who caused a lockdown on parts of Georgia Southern University's campus Dec. 5 turned out to be an umbrella, police said.

December 17, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


New, smaller Statesboro Wal-Mart opens to thrilled customers

In a much-anticipated event, Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market opened its doors Wednesday in Statesboro's Market District, welcoming anxious customers, excited shoppers and a few curious spectators.

December 17, 2014 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Bulloch County to join regional development authority

Soon, Bulloch County will join three others along Interstate 16 to form an alliance designed to encourage economic growth in the area.

December 17, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Fire destroys Claxton mobile home

A Claxton family's home was destroyed by fire Tuesday night after a child knocked over a space heater.

December 17, 2014 | From staff reports | Local


Bulloch County deputies find 2 meth labs, arrest 3, in separate incidents

Response to an argument over money and to locate a wanted person led law enforcement to find meth labs in two separate locations over the weekend.

December 16, 2014 | From staff reports | Local


Counterfeit money incidents rise slightly in Statesboro

An uptick in reports of fake money have police warning citizens to be careful.

December 16, 2014 | From staff reports | Local


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