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Statesboro Regional Library celebrates 30 years of RIF

Statesboro Regional Library's Reading Is FUNdamental program turns 30 this year. RIF has brought books, reading and fun together for the children of Statesboro and Bulloch County since 1979.

April 28, 2009 | SPECIAL | Local

Statesboro High senior has ‘Skills’

At Statesboro High School, many students study vocational trades. In fact, senior Stephen Weaver has just completed his regional and state competitions of the SkillsUSA organization, taking top honors at each level.

April 28, 2009 | By ROGER ALLEN | Local

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - GSU Wildlife Center opens Wetlands Preserve; Boro Business

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Tuesday, April 28, 2008

April 28, 2009 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer | Local

Sallie Z teacher carries on tradition

In some classrooms in the Bulloch County public schools, there is a feeling of permanence. That was, and is, particularly true in the case of the "Callaway" classrooms. Starr Callaway Anderson grew up watching her mother Jo Callaway teach at the old Statesboro High School for some 30 years.

April 27, 2009 | By ROGER ALLEN Special to the Herald | Local

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Great American Cleanup; Bulloch History Moment: Groveland

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Monday, April 27, 2008

April 27, 2009 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer | Local

City OKs wireless plan

The Statesboro City Council decided Tuesday to move forward with a plan to install a wireless network in partnership with Clearwire communications.

April 26, 2009 | Phil Boyum | Local

Landfill to close on Saturdays

In a cost cutting move, the city of Statesboro will be closing the transfer station, or landfill, located on North Main, to the public on Saturdays.

April 25, 2009 | Phil Boyum | Local

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Freedom the Eagle flies; Phil & Chad: Give up their rights

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Friday, April 24, 2008

April 24, 2009 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer | Local

Students carry 400-pound cross through Statesboro

A group of Georgia Southern University students affiliated with the Wesley Foundation were seen walking around Statesboro Friday carrying a 400-pound wooden cross. They did so to spread the message that "God has greater things to be done around this city," besides the political and other issues being discussed today. The group was also filming a video with the same message, to go along with the song "God of This City," by Chris Tomlin. The video will be shown at the Wesley Foundation on Fair Road Wednesday at 8 p.m., and all citizens are invited to attend.

April 24, 2009 | Eddie Ledbetter | Local

New principal named at SEB

In what appeared to be a surprise to even the Bulloch County School Board members, Bulloch school superintendent Dr. Lewis Holloway recommended Dr. Trey Robertson for the vacant position of Southeast Bulloch High School principal.

April 23, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local

Confederate Monument turns 100

An important moment in Bulloch County history will be noted Saturday as local Confederate historical reenactors and members of the Ogeechee Rifle Camp 941 Sons of Confederate Veterans hold a ceremony recognizing the 100th anniversary of the installation of the Confederate monument on the Bulloch County Courthouse Square.

April 23, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local

Two charged in domestic violence case

A man suffered two broken front teeth, a swollen eye and cuts to his forehead in a physical battle Wednesday evening that ended with his arrest as well as that of the woman who attacked him with a knife.

April 23, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local

Wetlands preserve opening at GSU Wildlife Center

Georgia Southern University's Center for Wildlife Education and the Lamar Q Ball, Jr. Raptor Center will celebrate the grand opening of the center's Wetland Preserve on Saturday. An afternoon of free festivities for the public begins at 3 p.m. and runs until 7 p.m.

April 23, 2009 | Special to the Herald | Local

'Appointment with Death' comes to Averitt Center

The Averitt STARS Community Theater brings one of Agatha Christie's most famous murder mysteries, "Appointment with Death," to the stage of the Emma Kelly Theater beginning tonight.

April 23, 2009 | From Staff Reports | Local

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - 2009 Small Business of the Year; Cowboy Troy in the Studio

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Thursday, April 23, 2008

April 23, 2009 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer | Local

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Helping others feed the hungry

Personally filling 78 bags of groceries and passing along $1,000 worth of gift certificates for turkeys or hams, the East Georgia Regional Medical Center ...

November 23, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local

Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Joe Franklin produces Bulloch citrus crop

A few miles outside of the city limits of Statesboro you will find Franklin Farms which is growing hundreds of Satsuma [sat-SOO-muh] trees. Satsumas are ...

November 23, 2015 | | Local

Local Business Briefs

Optim System names Castleberry new CEO

November 23, 2015 | | Local

'I didn't mean to kill anybody'

"I didn't mean to kill anybody. I did not set out that night to kill anybody, but my choices did," Adam Cochran told students ...

November 21, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local

Mike Waters family named 2015 Farm Family of the Year

Nevils area farmer Mike Waters said he "smelled a rat" when his friend Raybon Anderson invited him to the Farm-City Breakfast Friday morning, but he ...

November 21, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Georgia probation rate highest in US

ATLANTA - Georgia leads the nation in placing its citizens on probation, a distinction that is now being studied by the state's criminal justice reform ...

November 21, 2015 | The Associated Press | Local

Despite Volkswagen loss, Brunswick port plans for auto boom

SAVANNAH - Losing the business of a major automaker hasn't stopped the Georgia Ports Authority from racing ahead with a $12.7 million expansion of ...

November 21, 2015 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local

Escaped Metter inmate captured

A man who escaped Thursday from a prison work detail in Metter was captured Friday morning after a homeowner spotted him in her back yard.

November 20, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Exchange Club leader: ‘We are a great nation under God’

During the annual One Nation Under God prayer luncheon this week, the Statesboro Exchange Club welcomed National Exchange Club President Dan McQueeney as the keynote ...

November 19, 2015 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local

Savannah Avenue to get islands, crosswalks

The work temporarily blocking portions of Savannah Avenue is the early stages of a $1.85 million city of Statesboro project to resurface the street ...

November 19, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local

Georgia official: Employee fired for releasing voter data

ATLANTA - Georgia's secretary of state said Thursday that he takes "full responsibility" for more than 6 million voters' personal information being released to media ...

November 19, 2015 | By KATHLEEN FOODY Associated Press | Local

Volunteers needed for Feed the Boro

For many, a Thanksgiving meal is taken for granted, but financial challenges mean sparse provisions for many people right here in the Statesboro and Bulloch ...

November 19, 2015 | From staff reports | Local

Metter Police search for escaped inmate

As night fell Thursday, law enforcement officers seeking an escaped inmate had not yet located the man who walked away from a Metter police work ...

November 19, 2015 | | Local

Santa’s Toy Run benefits local children

Santa Claus will take a ride through downtown Statesboro Saturday, Nov. 21, escorted by a host of motorcycle riders with a mission: to make sure ...

November 18, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

City Public Safety Department abolished

The city of Statesboro has formally abolished its Department of Public Safety and re-established the position of police chief.

November 18, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local

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