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New subdivision opens job to contractors, has $6 million impact

The local construction industry was ecstatic at Tuesday's city council meeting after learning that plans for a new subdivision on the south side of Statesboro will move forward.

February 19, 2009 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - GSU Baseball rally; Jared McKenna Studio performance

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Thursday, February 19, 2008

February 19, 2009 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Taste of the Town - The Lunch Box Deli

Taste of the Town - February 18, 2009

February 19, 2009 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Council OKs new subdivision; planning ordinances to be overhauled

Work trucks lined the city hall parking lot Tuesday as the Statesboro City Council considered a motion to approve the preliminary plat for a new major subdivision inside the city limits.

February 18, 2009 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


Outside remodeling begins at LongHorn

The LongHorn Steakhouse on Northside Drive in Statesboro is undergoing an extensive exterior renovation. LongHorn district manager David Hayes said the restaurant's façade was being updated to reflect the latest in the company's restaurant design.

February 18, 2009 | By JAN MOORE | Local


Chrysler dealership reopens

Joe Davis is bullish on the auto industry not only in the United States but in Statesboro, too. Davis and his wife Heidi just took over the Chrysler dealership on Highway 301 South and opened for business on Monday as Georgia Chrysler Dodge Jeep.

February 18, 2009 | By JAMES HEALY | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Splash in the Boro Update; Bulloch Antique show

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Wednesday, February 18, 2008

February 18, 2009 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Local man killed in crash Monday

A Statesboro man was killed Monday in Metter after losing control of his vehicle, according to Georgia State Patrol reports.

February 18, 2009 | From Staff Reports | Local


Alcohol sting nets 7 stores

An undercover, underage agent for the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office entered 31 area convenience stores recently and purchased alcohol from seven of them. Sheriff's Inv. Jared Akins told Bulloch County commissioners meeting.

February 18, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Relamping program begins at GSU

Georgia Southern University kicked off the Relamping Project 2009 this week. About 500 of the new bulbs were installed by volunteers Monday. The project, in partnership with Georgia Power, will replace approximately 2000 incandescent light bulbs with the more energy-efficient fluorescents.

February 17, 2009 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Local


Dooley in the Boro - Georgia legend coming to the Mall

University of Georgia legendary football coach and athletic director Vince Dooley will bring his book tour of Georgia to the Statesboro Mall on Monday, Feb. 23. Dooley is scheduled to appear between 4 and 7 p.m.

February 17, 2009 | SPECIAL | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - GSU's relamping program; Boro Business: Statesboro Transfer and Storage

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Tuesday, February 17, 2008

February 17, 2009 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Recognizing local ‘Unsung Heroes’

(Note: The following is the first in a weekly series of stories about some "Unsung Heroes" in the Bulloch County school system.)

Ever since the new Portal Elementary school opened some 10 years ago the school has been kept virtually spotless. According to Principal Paul Hudson, much of that credit goes to his head custodian Shirley Jones.

February 17, 2009 | By ROGER ALLEN Special to the Herald | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - United Way's Annual Subway Challenge; Bulloch History Moment

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Monday, February 16, 2008

February 16, 2009 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Couple charged in theft of ring

Whether intended as an engagement ring, a Valentine's gift or else, a diamond ring spelled jail to a couple police said shoplifted the bauble from a local jewelry store.

February 14, 2009 | Holli Deal Saxon | 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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