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Animal shelter gets ‘desist’ letter

An Atlanta law firm sent a "cease and desist" letter to Bulloch County officials last week demanding the Statesboro-Bulloch County Animal Shelter immediately stop using carbon monoxide as a method of euthanasia.

April 22, 2007 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Kanzler takes top student awards at annual Honors Day Convocation

Jennifer M. Kanzler captured both of the top student awards at the Georgia Southern University 2007 Honors Day Convocation held at the Performing Arts Center on Wednesday, April 4.

April 21, 2007 | Special to the Herald | Local


Firefighters battle junk yard blaze

Black smoke rolled across the sky Thursday evening as a mountain of debris burned at Stubbs Metals and Wrecking Yard off U.S. 301 South.

April 21, 2007 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


GSP: Dougherty officer may face charges after fatal wreck

The Georgia State Patrol said charges are pending against a Dougherty County police officer regarding an accident Tuesday morning on Interstate 16 near Metter that took the life of a Savannah man and severely injured another.

April 21, 2007 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Great American Cleanup expecting big crowd

Approximately 2,500 volunteers are expected to take part in Bulloch County's Great American Cleanup on Saturday, April 14 to help clean up litter throughout the county.

April 21, 2007 | By LUKE MARTIN | Local


GSU football legend Tracy Ham to speak at Deen Day

Football legend Tracy Ham will speak Tuesday at the 19th Annual Deen Day Smith Service to Mankind Awards gala, hosted by the Statesboro Herald at Georgia Southern University's Russell Union.

April 19, 2007 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Boro woman charged with molesting female teen

Statesboro Police Det. Terry Briley said Patricia Annette Clark, 37, Mikell Street, met the 15-year-old female online through a chat room.

April 19, 2007 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Bulloch schools' Strickland to join OTC

"I could not be more pleased with the search committee's recommendation of Dr. Strickland," Cartee said. "With her background in both secondary and post secondary education and her reputation for providing quality instruction and services to the Bulloch County School System, she will be fully capable of moving Ogeechee Tech's instructional division to the next level."

April 19, 2007 | By LUKE MARTIN | Local


N.C. volunteers distribute free food in Boro

Aly Russell wanted to use her spring break to do something for those less fortunate than her.

April 19, 2007 | By LUKE MARTIN | Local


Winter's last bite; After unseasonably warm temps, cold weekend forecast

It may be a bit chilly hunting Easter eggs Sunday, but the cold snap expected over the weekend won't hurt local crops or other plants, experts said.

April 19, 2007 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


City tackles towing issue

The Statesboro City Council took the first step towards regulating the involuntary towing in Statesboro by passing an ordinance on first reading that sets several regulations and procedures for towing a vehicle without the owner's consent.

April 18, 2007 | By LUKE MARTIN | Local


Boro Snapshot - Predicting The Masters winner

Every week the Statesboro Herald and statesboroherald.com ask a question of general interest. Look for the responses every Wednesday in Boro Snapshot.

April 18, 2007 | By ARAINA REAVES | Local


Michael Guido to hold Easter Sunrise Service

Hundreds of worshipers are expected at Guido Gardens in Metter for the annual Sunrise Service on what is considered one of the most holy days in the Christian year.

April 18, 2007 | Special to the Herald | Local


Local family suffers major loss after house fire; needs community help

A short in an electric blanket caused a fire that gutted a South Main Street home Saturday, but a man living in the home was able to get his sisters out without injury, thanks to an unidentified man who helped.

April 18, 2007 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Riding for a cause; Man cycling 6,500 miles to raise money for charities

As Bob Lee approaches his 65th birthday later this month, he's turned his focus to find ways to make life richer for those around him.

April 17, 2007 | By LUKE MARTIN | Local


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Statesboro Christian Bookstore to close Saturday

Statesboro Christian Bookstore will close for the last time Saturday.

July 30, 2014 | From staff reports | Local


Disappearing crosswalks will be back in downtown Statesboro

Traffic was blocked around the intersection of West Main and College streets Monday night and Tuesday morning as contractors removed the brick pavers from the four crosswalks. By afternoon, the pavers had been replaced with fresh asphalt.

July 29, 2014 | Al Hackle | Local


Unaccompanied youths enroll in Dalton schools

DALTON - The challenges presented by an influx of unaccompanied children and youths from Central America streaming across the southern border into the United States have reached Dalton.

July 29, 2014 | By JEFF HARRISON The (Dalton) Daily Citizen | Local


Girl struck by plane on Florida beach dies

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - A 9-year-old girl who was struck by a plane that crash-landed on a beach while she vacationed with her family has died from her injuries, law enforcement officials in Florida said Tuesday.

July 29, 2014 | By TAMARA LUSH Associated Press | Local


Family escapes burning Claxton home

A family of seven escaped a fire early Monday morning caused by food left cooking, Evans County Fire Chief Andy Sikes said.

July 29, 2014 | From staff reports | Local


Willingway appoints new medical director

Dr. Shawn Williams has been named the medical director of Willingway, the addiction recovery center announced Tuesday.

July 29, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Local


Keel: Georgia Southern will double-match REACH Scholarship for eligible students

Georgia Southern University President Dr. Brooks A. Keel recently announced that the university will double-match funds for the needs-based Realizing Educational Achievement Can Happen, or REACH, Scholarship program.

July 29, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Local


Metter police seek robbery suspect

Metter police seek the public's help in identifying a man they say robbed a hotel Sunday afternoon near Interstate 16.

July 29, 2014 | From staff reports | Local


Statesboro man, 21, charged with molesting girl, 14

A 21-year-old Statesboro man has been arrested on charges he had a sexual relationship with a 14-year-old girl, and the teen also faces charges, according to the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office.

July 29, 2014 | From staff reports | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - 'You have cancer' changes your priorities

Today, 12 years ago, my life's priorities changed dramatically when my wife's doctor uttered three words, "you have cancer."

July 28, 2014 | | Local


Statesboro man charged in knife attack

A man is being held without bond in the Bulloch County Jail after deputies said he tried to stab another man Sunday night.

July 28, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Bulloch County man jailed after woman is attacked

Bulloch County sheriff's deputies responding to a domestic call Sunday evening said they found a man holding a woman down as he struck her.

July 28, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Photo gallery: Area ballet students sharpen, maintain skills

Under the direction of Statesboro Youth Ballet director Jurijs Safonovs, dance students completed two weeks of rigorous study at the Averitt Center for the Arts Summer Ballet Intensive Friday.

July 28, 2014 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local


New author exposes Brooklet background in steamy ‘thriller’

Successful, hybrid-published erotic romance author Alessandra Torre, or A.R. Torre, for her latest book, "The Girl in 6E," has set bits of it in Brooklet, with a character from Statesboro. Released July 8 by the Hachette Book Group under its Redhook imprint, it is her first thriller and first book in hardcover.

July 26, 2014 | By AL HACKLE | Local


John Barrow offers his take on gridlock

Why is there so much gridlock in Washington? Why is Congress so messed up?

July 26, 2014 | By JASON WERMERS | Local


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