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Basketball tournament helps raise funds, awareness to combat bullying

The trio of DeAnthony Stevens, Linda Carlson and Tiffany Weathers organized the "Love of Larry" Basketball tournament held all day Saturday at the Boys and Girls Club Of Bulloch County on Denmark Street in Statesboro.

December 12, 2009 | Special to the Herald | Local


Exceptions, athletics and academics at Georgia Southern

The press conference on Nov. 21 following the final Georgia Southern football game of the 2009 season saw the announcement that Chris Hatcher would no longer be the team's coach, but it also brought up questions about the academic side of GSU athletics.

December 12, 2009 | By MATT YOGUS | Local


Portal student arrested at school

A Portal Middle-High School teen was arrested Thursday after causing a disturbance at school, said Portal Police Chief Jason Sapp.

December 11, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


SES office staff a tightly-knit group

The front office staff of four women at Stilson Elementary School consists of two seasoned veterans, Gwen Kendrick and Billie Jean Plankenhorn, and two relative newcomers, Theresa Ernst and Jennifer Kniphfer.

December 11, 2009 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


GSU holds commencement

Volunteering is the way to make life more valuable and meaningful, said Wayne Pacelle, CEO and president of the Humane Society of the United States, who spoke Friday morning during the 18th Annual Fall Commencement for Georgia Southern University's Allen E. Paulson College of Science and Technology and the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences.

December 11, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Studio Statesboro - Letters to Truman; GSU Fall Commencement

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December 11, 2009 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Giving a warm donation

With the true spirit of the holidays in mind, a local service organization and a local dry cleaner are teaming up to gather winter coats for needy individuals in the county.

December 10, 2009 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


Studio Statesboro - Holiday Blood Drive; Mary-Kate's Entertainment Beat: Born Forty band

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December 10, 2009 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


An apology for our inexcusable headline error

First of all, I apologize for the appalling error that appeared in the lead headline of Thursday's Statesboro Herald. I apologize to the family and friends of Brandie Danielle Davis for our carelessness that is inexcusable for such a sensitive and tragic story. I apologize to our readers for doing our jobs in a manner that brings into question our competence and credibility.

December 10, 2009 | By JAMES HEALY | Local


Police: No suspects in homicide

Statesboro Police officers have stepped up patrol around apartment complexes near the Georgia Southern University, but not because of a murder investigation.

December 10, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


For the Love of Larry

On Jan. 7 of 2009, 17-year-old Larry Rakeen Parks died. Though almost no one knew it at the time, the Statesboro High junior was the victim of vicious bullying and chose to end his life.

December 10, 2009 | Jim Healy | Local


Police rule woman's death a homicide

Autopsy reports Wednesday revealed a 19-year-old Ogeechee Technical College student was strangled to death in her Statesboro apartment.

December 09, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Mornings unPHILtered - All invited to 'Dinner' on Friday

The first guests on Wednesday's "Mornings unPHILtered" show were two cast members from the Averitt STARS production of "The Man Who Came To Dinner." The play premieres Friday inside the Emma Kelly Theater.

December 09, 2009 | By ROGER ALLEN | Local


Studio Statesboro - MTV interviews students in Claxton; Artists brown bag lunch

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December 09, 2009 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Mornings unPHILtered - Lions spearhead winter coat drive for kids

Tuesday's first guest on the "Mornings unPHILtered" show was Jim Thibodeau, president of the Statesboro Lions Club. He came on to talk about the club's winter coat drive, "Coats for Kids."

December 08, 2009 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


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2nd officer dies after Americus shooting

A second Georgia police officer died Thursday, a day after being shot alongside a fellow officer who was a lifelong friend, and the hunt for ...

December 08, 2016 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


Turner named Business Leader of Year

Vice president for college advancement at Ogeechee Technical College, partner with his wife in a local bakery-restaurant and still active in his original field, funeral ...

December 08, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Deputy saves child’s life after ATV accident

A quick-thinking Bulloch County sheriff's deputy was commended for his actions that saved a child's life after an all-terrain vehicle accident Wednesday.

December 08, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Bonuses for experienced cops

Struggling with turnover and a perennial shortage of officers, the Statesboro Police Department will offer hiring bonuses ranging from $1,000 to $4,000, depending ...

December 07, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Authorities: 1 officer killed, 1 wounded in Americus

AMERICUS - A man fatally shot one Georgia police officer and wounded a second before fleeing an apartment complex near a college campus that went on ...

December 07, 2016 | The Associated Press | Local


Local family heading Gatlinburg school supplies effort

Donation efforts across the South have collected food, clothing and other supplies for the victims of the Gatlinburg area wildfires, but a local family is ...

December 07, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Weather causes wrecks; one dead

Two single-vehicle accidents Tuesday morning that happened one after another on Highway 80 East near Stilson led to the death of one driver, Richard Mason ...

December 07, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


State school board chairman speaks at Georgia Southern graduation Friday

Mike Royal, who will be keynote speaker for Georgia Southern University's fall commencement, 1 p.m. Friday at Paulson Stadium, is a Georgia Southern ...

December 07, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


GATA Cast - Dec. 7, 2016 - Looking back at the 2016 GSU football season

Join Statesboro Herald sports editor and Georgia Southern beat writer Mike Anthony with analysis, opinion and discussion about sports in the Eagle Nation.

December 07, 2016 | Mike Anthony | Local


Pearl Harbor - A sister's faith rewarded

Dixie Sanders was 10 years old when her family received word her brother George Turner was missing in action after the bombing of Pearl Harbor ...

December 07, 2016 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


'Everybody was sort of scared of the Japanese coming over'

Joe Giddens was 11 when the Imperial Japanese Navy carried out its surprise attack on U.S. military installations at Pearl Harbor in the Hawaiian ...

December 07, 2016 | By AL HACKLE | Local


'Where is Pearl Harbor?'

On December 7, 1941, Louis Simmons was 11 years old.

December 07, 2016 | By JIM HEALY | Local


Stores consent to alcohol suspensions

Two stores, including the biggest store in Statesboro, have their city licenses to sell beer and wine suspended for seven days beginning Thursday. Another two ...

December 07, 2016 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Bulloch Countians remember the 'date that will live in infamy'

Libba Smith

December 07, 2016 | For the Herald | Local


Remembering Pearl Harbor and afterwards

I am Deweese Martin from the Nevils community.

December 07, 2016 | By DEWEESE MARTIN For the Herald | Local


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