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Events planned for downtown Saturday

This weekend, Georgia Southern University, Main Street Statesboro and Averitt Center for the Arts are helping Bulloch County "go green."

November 08, 2008 | From staff reports | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Student political debate; The Phil & Jake Show: Disc Golf

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Friday, October 24, 2008

November 08, 2008 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Police: Man takes shots at repo man

A man whose truck was repossessed Oct. 15 fired shots at the repo man, then chased him down and took the truck back. But then sheriff's deputies chased the offender down and arrested him at gunpoint, according to reports.

November 08, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Wine theft proves costly in Portal

A man Portal Police said shoplifted wine was wanted on more serious charges, including motor vehicle theft.

November 08, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Bubble Dome goes up; Jake's Entertainment

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Thursday, October 23, 2008

November 07, 2008 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


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


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Pentagon: Anthrax shipments broader than first thought

WASHINGTON - The Pentagon said Friday that the Army's mistaken shipments of live anthrax to research laboratories were more widespread than it initially reported, prompting the Defense Department's second-ranking official to order a thorough review.

May 29, 2015 | By BRADY McCOMBS and ROBERT BURNS Associated Press | Local


More ethanol in gas

WASHINGTON - The Obama administration's latest plan on ethanol, the corn-based renewable fuel, probably will not have a major effect on pump prices, but could have political reverberations in Iowa and other farm states in the 2016 presidential campaign.

May 29, 2015 | By MARY CLARE JALONICK Associated Press | Local


Arrest made in 13-year-old murder case

The review of a 13-year-old cold case landed a man back behind bars Wednesday when DNA linked Phillip Scott Kirby Sr. to the 2002 murder of an East Georgia College associate professor.

May 28, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


‘Friday Night Live’ announces 2015 schedule

With the kickoff to high school football season only a hard-to-believe three months away, it's time to begin making plans for some football. So, let's start with announcing the schedule for the eighth season of "Friday Night Live," which streams a Bulloch County high school football game live each week on statesboroherald.com.

May 28, 2015 | From staff reports | Local


Dredging of Savannah harbor won't start until December

SAVANNAH - A dredging company awarded a $134.5 million contract nearly three months ago won't start deepening the shipping channel to the Port of Savannah until December, Army Corps of Engineers officials said Thursday during a visit by the agency's top general.

May 28, 2015 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


Roll out the red carpet

The stars will be out when the Averitt Center for the Arts hosts its fourth annual Emma Awards to honor the best local actors, directors and visual artists in the community.

May 28, 2015 | By LUCAS BAGGETT Herald Intern | Local


Claxton man killed in single vehicle crash

A Claxton man was killed in a single vehicle crash Tuesday morning on Highway 301 South near Ephesus Church Road.

May 28, 2015 | From staff reports | Local


Bulloch school leaders weigh options for fiscal 2016 budget

After presenting a budget that, if totally funded, would call for a 2-mill increase in property taxes, Bulloch County Schools executives also suggested some middle-ground options.

May 27, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local


Augusta man pleads guilty to seeking to join Islamic State

AUGUSTA - A 37-year-old Georgia salesman pleaded guilty Wednesday to federal charges that he supported terrorists, saying he bought a one-way ticket overseas to join the Islamic State group.

May 27, 2015 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


Train derailment closes roads in downtown Statesboro

Police rerouted traffic from South Main and Fair Road for about an hour and a half Wednesday after a train derailment.

May 27, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Ogeechee Technical College set to host Go Back. Move Ahead. event

Many Ogeechee Technical College students are going back to college to finish their degrees and the state of Georgia is hoping more adults will do so. Today, less than 45 percent of our state's workforce is prepared to meet the demands of Georgia employers, creating a need for an additional 250,000 graduates above and beyond current graduation rates just to meet the demand and remain economically competitive.

May 26, 2015 | Special to the Herald | Local


School superintendent gets two-year contract extension

Superintendent of Schools Charles Wilson recently signed a two-year extension of his contract with the Bulloch County Board of Education. The new contract picks up at the end of his current two-year contract, which has one year remaining.

May 26, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local


Request withdrawn for RV park rezone proposal

Plans for a proposed RV park near a Bulloch County private school are on hold as the property owners "regroup" and review their options.

May 26, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Sheriff's Foundation gets an unexpected gift

Last December I wrote a series of columns featuring business leaders who are known as much for what they give back to the community as they are for their business. One of those featured was James "Bubba" Revell, owner of the Country Store and Country Store Flooring.

May 25, 2015 | | Local


Statesboro council to discuss alcohol ordinance at work session Wednesday

Whether any patrons under age 21 can enter "bars" and "nightclubs" will be one question when Statesboro City Council holds a work session on the proposed new Alcoholic Beverage Ordinance at 3 p.m. Wednesday.

May 25, 2015 | From staff reports | Local


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