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United Way agency teaches skills that last lifetime

While most people are sitting down to dinner, a group of students meets for a final class. Their teacher, Myrtis Akins, leads the review of class material. One student knows the answers, and speaks eloquently, finishing the teacher's statements easily while others sit quietly, shyly.

December 18, 2006 | By PAM BOURLAND-DAVIS Special to the Herald | Local


Gnat's Landing to reopen Thursday

Many local residents took note as Gnat's Landing on South Main Street closed its doors Monday to prepare for a new management team to take charge.

December 18, 2006 | By JAN MOORE | Local


Fender bender at Main Street intersection

A wreck

December 18, 2006 | | Local


Burglar caught in the act

A Twin Forks Road man blocked the path of a burglary suspect Monday, keeping the man from fleeing while he called for help. The suspect fled into the woods anyway, but tracking dogs and pursuing sheriff's deputies captured him a half mile away from the scene of the crime.

December 18, 2006 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Forestry officials battling blaze at Cypress Lake Road

A lake fire threatened homes and consumed about 100 acres of 700-acre Cypress Lake Tuesday, but forestry officials and firefighters stood by to protect the structures and battled the blaze as a thick blanket of smoke covered much of the Statesboro area.

December 18, 2006 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Devyn Naude Fund

Devyn Naude is a fighter.

December 18, 2006 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Shop 'till you drop

Holiday shoppers crowded Bulloch County stores Friday searching for bargains on what is traditionally the start of the Christmas shopping season.

December 18, 2006 | By LUKE MARTIN | Local


Nights of Lights at Guido Studios begins Friday night

A special feature performance of "Black Nativity," directed by internationally renowned director Mical Whitaker, will take place tonight at 6 p.m. at Dr. Michael Guido's Studios on Hwy. 121 in Metter.

December 18, 2006 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Facing the Giants

When Jason McLeod found out his church in Albany would be filming a movie about football, he had no intention of getting a speaking part.

December 18, 2006 | By LUKE MARTIN | Local


North Main Street County offices closed until power restored

December 18, 2006 | Special to the Herald | Local


Lawsuit filed to halt tree harvest at Cypress Lake

STATESBORO - Environmentalists have sued to halt logging of cypress and other trees growing in a privately owned lake, arguing the Army Corps of Engineers wrongly determined no permit was required.

December 18, 2006 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press Writer | Local


Record number of travelers expected for Thanksgiving

A record number of Americans are expected to travel at least 50 miles during the Thanksgiving holiday period, with more than 1.3 million Georgians expected to travel.

December 18, 2006 | By LUKE MARTIN | Local


Donation applications accepted for Christmas project

In a few days, about 400 families encountering financial difficulty will receive a bit of Christmas cheer, thanks to donations from local citizens and efforts by local law enforcement, businesses and other volunteers.

December 18, 2006 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Mayor's Christmas Motorcade

Donations are being collected for the annual Mayor's Christmas Motorcade, which provides gifts and necessities to patients of Georgia's mental health and retardation facilities.

December 18, 2006 | By LUKE MARTIN | Local


Lions Club raising money for low vision students

Erin Haskins was always a visual learner.

December 18, 2006 | By LUKE MARTIN First fund raiser set for Dec. 8 | Local


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Film festival set for Thursday

For the past two years, I guaranteed that if you went to the Statesboro Film Festival you would have a great time or your $5 would be refunded. No one has taken me up on the refund, yet, and I'm confident no one will if they go to tonight's sixth film festival.

April 16, 2014 | By JAMES HEALY | Local


Stormwater study moves forward

City Council voted Tuesday to proceed with the second half of a study that prepares Statesboro for a city stormwater department and a monthly fee to fund it.

April 16, 2014 | By AL HACKLE ahackle@statesboroherald.com | Local


2 arrested; 9 pounds of pot seized

State and local officers seized nine pounds of marijuana Tuesday along with guns and cocaine when they served a search warrant in Clito.

April 16, 2014 | Holli Deal Bragg | Local


GSU football player charged in pot bust

A Georgia Southern University football player bit a police officer during a drug bust Tuesday and was subdued by a Taser, according to the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office.

April 16, 2014 | Holli Deal Bragg | Local


City ponders larger raise for employees

Improvement in the economy after years of austerity has led to a discussion of whether the city of Statesboro should give its employees a 2.5 percent raise instead of a smaller raise and another one-time bonus.

April 15, 2014 | By AL HACKLE ahackle@statesboroherald.com | Local


Choose your favorite film

Which film will earn Best Film at the 2014 Statesboro Film Festival?

April 15, 2014 | By JAMES HEALY | Local


Bulloch County dedicates new EMS/fire station

BROOKLET - City, county and state officials, along with a number of emergency responders, gathered inside the bay doors of the new Bulloch County EMS/Fire Station No. 7 while rain fell outside Tuesday morning.

April 15, 2014 | By JASON WERMERS | Local


Georgia officials approve tuition increases

DAHLONEGA, Ga. - Tuition is going up for Georgia students at all 31 state colleges and universities under a budget plan approved Tuesday by the state Board of Regents, including the largest increase of $372 more per semester for Georgia Tech undergraduates.

April 15, 2014 | By KATHLEEN FOODY Associated Press | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Masters gives Statesboro hotels a nice 'bump'

Every now and then it is good to get out of the Boro and get a different perspective. One of my favorite places to get a feel of how the "ordinary Georgians" are doing is Bennie's Red Barn on St. Simons Island.

April 14, 2014 | | Local


Clubhouse adding racing

Work recently began on The Clubhouse grounds to add not only an eco-friendly, electronically controlled go cart track, but also fields for soccer training and competition.

April 14, 2014 | By AL HACKLE ahackle@statesboroherald.com | Local


Bitter court feud over sweet Vidalia onions

SAVANNAH - No Vidalia onion will be harvested before its time. So says the agricultural commissioner who claims farmers should face fines for shipping one of Georgia's premier crops too early, potentially threatening their renowned sweet, delectable taste.

April 14, 2014 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


Severe weather possible Tuesday morning

Dangerous weather is possible Tuesday morning as a line of storms sweeps across the region.

April 14, 2014 | Holli Deal Bragg | Local


Lawsuit: Factory pollutes Altamaha River

ATLANTA - An environmental group is suing Rayonier Inc., alleging that its factory in southeast Georgia is discharging millions of gallons of waste that darken the Altamaha River and make it smell miles downstream.

April 14, 2014 | By RAY HENRY Associated Press | Local


2 arrested in fight during which shot was fired

No one was injured during a fight involving gunfire Sunday afternoon in a busy parking lot, but police arrested two men they say were involved.

April 14, 2014 | Holli Deal Bragg | Local


GSU hosts fourth annual ‘No Impact Week’

Georgia Southern University's Center for Sustainability has teamed up with the University Wellness Program to host a number of events throughout April that are designed to improve and protect the environment and change behavior when it comes to food, energy, water and waste.

April 14, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Local


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