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Troy Davis denied clemency

ATLANTA - Yet another appeal denied, Troy Davis was left with little to do Tuesday but wait to be executed for a murder he insists he did not commit.

September 20, 2011 | BY GREG BLUESTEIN Associated Press | Local


Festival of music set for this weekend

Boys and girls in grades 5 through 8 are invited to join the Statesboro Youth Chorale Friday and Saturday for a festival of music.

September 20, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


Pardons Board denies Troy Davis' appeal

ATLANTA - Georgia's pardons board rejected clemency for Troy Davis on Tuesday, one day before his scheduled execution, despite high-profile support from figures including an ex-president and a former FBI director for the claim that he was wrongly convicted of killing a police officer in 1989.

September 20, 2011 | Associated Press | Local


Ga. pardons board considers Troy Davis case

ATLANTA - Supporters of Troy Davis made a last-ditch effort Monday to stop his execution for the 1989 murder of an off-duty Savannah police officer, asking the Georgia pardons board to grant him clemency.

September 19, 2011 | By GREG BLUESTEIN Associated Press | Local


Parade marks fair's 50th year

Everyone loves a parade, but how many area residents love it enough to participate? That's what the Statesboro Kiwanis Club wants to know.

September 19, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Relamping seeks to enlighten public

Like the bulbs themselves, consumers need some time to brighten to the idea of compact fluorescent light bulbs.

September 19, 2011 | By AL HACKLE Herald Writer | Local


Man killed in fire; identification pending

Authorities are awaiting positive identification of a man killed early Friday morning in a mobile home fire off U.S. 301 North.

September 19, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


City considering $1.5 million in expenditures

When Statesboro City Council gathers for a regularly scheduled meeting today, much its focus will be given to bolstering the city's fleet of service vehicles.

September 19, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Motion for recusal denied in molestation case

Bulloch County Superior Court Judge William T. Woodrum denied a motion filed to have another judge recused from a child molestation case, said Ogeechee Judicial Circuit Assistant District Attorney Michael Muldrew.

September 19, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Death case grieves two Ga. families

SAVANNAH - An elite Army Ranger, Mark MacPhail left the service and became a police officer to spare his wife and young children from the base-hopping life of a military career. Troy Davis dropped out of high school in his senior year to help care for his younger siblings, including a sister stricken with multiple sclerosis.

September 17, 2011 | By GREG BLUESTEIN and RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


Dancing fools for a good cause

A group of local "stars" will vie to shine brightest, when they strap on dancing shoes for Statesboro's first ever celebrity dancing competition next month.

September 17, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Ogeechee warnings posted again

Ogeechee River landings in Bulloch and Effingham counties were posted Friday, warning citizens to refrain from swimming or eating fish from the river.

September 16, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


AC unit causes fire at Stilson Elementary

An air conditioning unit outside a computer lab on the second and third grade hallway of Stilson Elementary caused a small electrical fire at approximately 8:50 Thursday morning. No injuries were reported, and the entire building was evacuated for nearly an hour.

September 16, 2011 | From Staff Reports | Local


Roofing company coming to Bulloch

In the search to fill a vacant warehouse at Bulloch County's Gateway Regional Industrial Park, the Development Authority of Bulloch County found a suitor in one of the country's most prominent roofing manufacturers.

September 15, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Holloway honored at retirement reception

After 31 years of service, Statesboro Police Commander John R. Holloway will retire, effective Oct. 1.

September 15, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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Marker capsulizes Statesboro's history

Saturday the Bulloch County Historical Society unveiled a freestanding, gold-leaf lettered, brown-coated cast aluminum "Statesboro, Georgia" marker, the 22nd historical marker the society has placed ...

April 23, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Forum planned for Republican commission candidates

The Bulloch County Republican Party, along with the Statesboro Herald, will host a forum for Republican candidates for Bulloch County Board of Commissioners seats Thursday ...

April 23, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Appreciation for AfterSchool professionals in Bulloch County

Statesboro-Bulloch County Parks and Recreation Department, which operates the AfterSchool Program in all public elementary schools in Bulloch County, is joining with the National AfterSchool ...

April 23, 2018 | Special to the Herald | Local


Statesboro Convention and Visitors Bureau earns state honor

The Statesboro Convention and Visitors Bureau was named the 2018 Regional Visitor Information Center of the Year last week during the Regional Visitor Information Center ...

April 23, 2018 | Special to the Herald | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Special week spotlights small businesses

National Small Business Week, which is sponsored by the U.S. Small Business Administration, is set for next week. This is a wonderful opportunity to ...

April 23, 2018 | | Local


Board issues statement backing superintendent

At the conclusion of a called meeting Tuesday evening, the Bulloch County Board of Education issued a statement of support for Superintendent Charles Wilson and ...

April 21, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


BOE may consider school safety director

Hiring a school safety director, creating a school safety advisory committee and dedicating a one-mill tax increase to school safety improvements are three of five ...

April 21, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Exchange Club picnic to promote child abuse awareness

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month, and a local civic club invites the public to a community picnic as a way to promote awareness and ...

April 20, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Kids’ World owner joins Children’s Cabinet

Michelle Lank, director and owner of Kids' World Learning Center, recently was invited by First Lady Sandra Deal to serve on Georgia's Children's ...

April 20, 2018 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Georgia rates better on emergency prep

Georgia's preparedness for managing health emergencies is improving but still lags behind the national average, according to a newly released report.

April 20, 2018 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


Briggs & Stratton hiring event Tuesday

A hiring event for Briggs & Stratton will be held on Tuesday from 3-7 p.m. on Ogeechee Technical College's main campus as the Georgia ...

April 20, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


Annual plant sale at Botanic Garden this weekend

The Georgia Southern Botanic Garden will host its popular Spring Plant Sale on Saturday from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. and Sunday from 1 ...

April 20, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


Teen charged after online threat

A Portal teen, apparently angry with his girlfriend's mother, was jailed Wednesday after police investigated complaints of threats.

April 19, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Statesboro Fire Department announces promotion, awards

Statesboro firefighter Bobby Duggar received a promotion this week, and several other firefighters were recently honored during the department's annual awards banquet.

April 19, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


Tuesday last day to register to vote in May 22 elections

Tuesday, April 24, is the last day to register to vote in the May 22 elections. This includes both the state, congressional and Bulloch County ...

April 19, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


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