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Fire destroys Grady Street home

Firefighters from the Statesboro and Bulloch County Fire Departments responded to a fire at 11 West Grady Street at approximately 10 a.m. Saturday.

January 03, 2009 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff Photographer | Local


Locals distribute Toys for Tots

Santa knocked on the door, and a voice from inside asked " Who is it?"

January 03, 2009 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Lt. Gov. Cagle gives to local food bank

Georgia's Lt. Governor Casey Cagle was in town Friday, bearing gifts of food for the Statesboro Food Bank.

January 03, 2009 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Herald to merge Monday, Tuesday newspapers

Citing "tough economic times," Statesboro Herald publisher Randy Morton said Thursday the paper will merge its Monday and Tuesday editions beginning Jan. 6, 2009.

January 03, 2009 | By JAMES HEALY | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Christmas in the Boro; Phil & Jake Show: Visiting Santa

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Friday, December 19, 2008

January 03, 2009 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mgbankhe@valdosta.edu | Local


Authorities hunt for missing man

After hours of searching, law enforcement officers still had not located an elderly man reported missing Friday from his Nessmith Road residence.

January 03, 2009 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Georgia reduces gas tax as prices dip even lower

ATLANTA - Georgians can celebrate a reduction in the state's gasoline tax as they welcome in the New Year. But it will mean less revenue for transportation projects.

January 02, 2009 | The Associated Press | Local


Historians battle Wal-Mart over key Civil War site

LOCUST GROVE, Va. - Wal-Mart wants to build a Supercenter within a cannonshot of where Robert E. Lee and Ulysses S. Grant first fought, a proposal that has preservationists rallying to protect the key Civil War site.

January 02, 2009 | By STEVE SZKOTAK Associated Press Writer | Local


Investigator: Woman beat 5-year-old child with hands, mop handle

A woman beat her 5-year-old child with her hands, then a mop handle, and attacked a man who intervened with the mop handle. Then, she tried to run the man over with her vehicle, said Bulloch County Sheriff's Chief Investigator Capt. Todd Hutchens.

January 02, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


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January 02, 2009 | | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Lifeguards at Splash; Phil and Jake: Fight with swords

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Friday, January 2, 2008

January 02, 2009 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


GSU buys Apex, Legends land

Georgia Southern University has acquired two pieces of property adjacent to its campus formerly occupied by the Legends and Apex clubs.

January 02, 2009 | SPECIAL | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Statesboro High School Choir; Chris Mitchell studio performance

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Thursday, December 18, 2008

January 02, 2009 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Boro residents part of horse-rescue prison program

CARTERSVILLE, Ga. - Sadie kept to herself after she came through the gates at Pulaski State Prison. Months of abuse and neglect had taken their toll on the 12-year-old Appaloosa mare who is blind in her left eye.

January 01, 2009 | By LIZ FABIAN Associated Press Writer | Local


Congressional panel wants higher fuel taxes to fund highways

WASHINGTON - A 50 percent increase in gasoline and diesel fuel taxes is being urged by a federal commission to finance highway construction and repair until the government devises another way for motorists to pay for using public roads.

January 01, 2009 | By JOAN LOWY Associated Press Writer | 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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