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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


Black leadership conference to be held in Claxton this weekend

The Georgia Association of Black Elected Officials conference will be held in Claxton Oct. 24-26, featuring Georgia Commissioner of Labor Michael Thurmond and Charles Steele Jr., president of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, as keynote speakers.

November 04, 2008 | Special to the Herald | Local


Trial set for Dustin Coulter in 2005 murder of Futch couple

Dustin James Coulter, 25, is slated to be tried Nov. 10 for the fall, 2005 murder of a Bulloch County couple, according to Bulloch County Clerk of Courts records.

November 04, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


47th Kiwanis Fair clears out

Ticket booths are shown waiting to be hauled away Sunday at the Kiwanis Ogeechee fairgrounds.

November 03, 2008 | By JAMES HEALY | Local


Chris Rock fights to keep Statesboro woman's claim quiet

SAVANNAH - Chris Rock has asked a judge to keep a Georgia woman from talking and writing about her claim that the comedian fathered her teenage son, an allegation debunked last year by a court-ordered paternity test.

November 02, 2008 | By RUSS BYNAM Associated Press Writer | Local


Tradition still a big part of Fair

For many, the Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair means rides, games, seeing friends and enjoying a variety of foods while listening to the entertainment.

November 01, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Fearless Flores Circus; Phil & Jake Show: On the Midway

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Friday, October 17, 2008

November 01, 2008 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Farmers' Market in downtown Boro Saturday

Statesboro's on-going Farmers' Market will feature local produce Saturday in downtown. Throughout the spring and summer, area farmers have shared their produce at the Main Street Farmers' Market in the parking lot of Sea Island Bank in downtown.

November 01, 2008 | Special to the Herald | Local


Local historic barn being restored, dedicated

Just off U.S. 80 West at Woodrum Road, a bit of history is being preserved. One of Bulloch County's largest mule barns, once a part of the Paul H. Johnson farm, is being restored. A barn dance and dedication for family and invited guests will be held Saturday.

October 31, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


GBI takes over Brooklet probe

An internal investigation regarding allegations that a Brooklet police officer acted inappropriately was turned over to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation.

October 31, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Fair hog & goat show; Barefoot Booyah studio performance

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Thursday, October 16, 2008

October 31, 2008 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Fair a family affair

With the busiest days of the Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair ahead of them, members of the Statesboro Kiwanis Club met Thursday to enjoy a repast provided by Amusements of America, the company which provides the fair's midway each year.

October 31, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Local man charged with battery, public indecency

A man waiting outside a South Main Street convenience store early Wednesday morning exposed himself to a female customer, asked her for a cigarette, then punched her when she refused his request, police reports stated.

October 31, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - 4H Exhibit; Kiwanis Fair rides

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Wednesday, October 15, 2008

October 30, 2008 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | 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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