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Sylvania yarn plant closing by end of year

Sylvania Yarn Systems Inc. of Sylvania announced Wednesday that it will end all operations at its carpet yarn manufacturing plant by the end of the year. In a release the company cited the severe recession that the carpet industry has experienced for more than a year and the subsequent reduction in customer order volume at its plant.

October 08, 2009 | Special to the Herald | Local

Fair week kicks off Monday

It's only a couple days until the Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair begins, and Statesboro Kiwanis Club members spent Thursday's lunch meeting discussing final details of the annual fund raising event.

October 08, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local

Battling hunger with bowls of chili

The third annual Empty Bowls Project sale and chili luncheon was part of GSU's Hunger and Homelessness Week. GSU art students created and donated their hand-thrown bowls to the project. Thursday the bowls were brought to the Rotunda in front of the Russell Union and sold for $10 apiece. The bowls were filled with chili and all profits will benefit the Statesboro Food Bank.

October 08, 2009 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Local

Regents name 3 GSU finalists

After six candidates to become the next president of Georgia Southern University visited Statesboro and the campus during the past month, the Georgia Board of Regents has narrowed the field to three finalists.

October 08, 2009 | Special to the Herald | Local

Studio Statesboro - Tuskegee Airmen visit Georgia Southern; Bulloch History Moment

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October 07, 2009 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer | Local

Counselor for kids - Brooklet's Raina Mallard stays busy

Brooklet Elementary School Counselor Raina Mallard's plate is very full. In addition to her classroom guidance time, Mallard spends a large part of the day involved in small peer counseling groups and individual counseling with students, parents and some staff.

October 07, 2009 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local

Man shot in East Jones attack

Statesboro Police are investigating a Tuesday night shooting that put one man in the hospital and another in jail.

October 07, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local

Mornings unPHILtered - Airman discusses history; local author offers advice

A second-generation lieutenant colonel from the famed "Tuskegee Airmen" and a Georgia Southern professor with advice for budding authors were guests Tuesday on "Mornings unPHILtered."

October 06, 2009 | By ROGER ALLEN | Local

An evening to remember - Statesboro High class of 1959 holds 50th reunion

It was an evening to remember and an evening of memories.

October 06, 2009 | By ROGER ALLEN | Local

Tuskegee Airmen visit GSU

The government said they could not fly in the United States military. Government studies depicted them as inferior, unintelligent, sub-human. But the Tuskegee Airmen, the United State's first squadron of African-American pilots, proved them wrong. Three Tuskeegee Airmen and the widow of a late Airman spoke Tuesday at the Georgia Southern University Information and Technology Building's auditorium. The presentation, sponsored by the Georgia Southern University's Golden Key Honor Society, was free and open to the public.

October 06, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local

City votes no on consolidation

Consolidation of city and county services suffered another setback Tuesday when the Statesboro city council decided in a divisive vote to send a message to local state legislators.

October 06, 2009 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local

Studio Statesboro - Portal's annual Turpentine Festival; Record enrollment at Ogeechee Tech

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October 06, 2009 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer | Local

Traffic stop leads to high speed chase Monday morning

A simple traffic stop just after midnight Monday morning turned into a high-speed chase after a man took off just as the deputy got out of his patrol car.

October 05, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local

Mornings unPHILtered - Online business program at GSU gains student interest

Monday on "Mornings unPHILtered," host Phil Boyum's guest was dean of the College of Business Administration (COBA) at Georgia Southern, Dr. Ron Shiffler. Shiffler spoke about the college's online program in Information Technology. The Web-BSIT program allows one to get a Bachelor of Science degree in Informational Technology.

October 05, 2009 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local

Variance issues top city agenda

The Statesboro City Council and the Bulloch County Board of Commissioners will both gather today for their regularly scheduled first meetings of the month.

October 05, 2009 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local

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Reading-driven Reagan honored as top Bulloch teacher

Bulloch County Schools Teacher of the Year Susan Reagan expresses a strong belief in the power of reading.

October 27, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local

Wildfires burning around South

BROOKSIDE, Ala. - Wildfires are charring hundreds of acres daily in the South as drought conditions worsen across the region, and the heavy, widespread rains that ...

October 27, 2016 | By JAY REEVES Associated Press | Local

K-9 certification held

Local and area law enforcement K-9 teams participated in a national certification event this week during the inaugural K-9 Challenge held in Statesboro.

October 27, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Marching competition to showcase 24 bands

In its 40th year, the East Georgia Marching Band Festival and Championship at Statesboro High School has signed up 22 competitive bands – the most in ...

October 27, 2016 | From staff reports | Local

QUEST fifth-graders meet Eagles’ multimedia team

One hundred gifted fifth-graders took turns reading sports play-by-play in front of the camera and helping operate industry-standard digital video, audio and graphics controls Tuesday ...

October 26, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local

A difficult discussion

Ogeechee Area Hospice and Magnolia Coastlands Area Health Education Center will hold a free community screening of the documentary "Being Mortal" on Tuesday at 6 ...

October 26, 2016 | By JULIE PACE and ROBERT FURLOW Herald Writer | Local

City gets pro help in police chief search

After a less than successful attempt to hire a new police chief this summer, the city of Statesboro is hiring a consulting firm to help ...

October 25, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local

GATA Cast - Oct. 25, 2016 - Appalachian State Preview

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

October 25, 2016 | Mike Anthony | Local

Georgia ranks high in infant mortality

Georgia still ranks high among states in rates of premature births, low-birthweight babies and infant mortality.

October 24, 2016 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local

6 killed in mobile home fire in northeast Georgia

TRION - A mobile home fire in Georgia started by an improperly installed wood stove killed six people, including four children, authorities said Monday.

October 24, 2016 | | Local

A mobile bakeshop rises in Statesboro

After leaving one dream job, T. Chad Montgomery is making another vision a reality.

October 24, 2016 | By AL HACKLE | Local

Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Hospital emergency department expanding

When Paul Theriot, Jr. took over as CEO of East Georgia Regional Medical Center, he stepped into leading one of the most significant facility enhancements ...

October 24, 2016 | | Local

Georgia Conservancy names Jon Burns top legislator

ATLANTA - The Georgia Conservancy's Board of Trustees recently honored two longtime supporters of Georgia's natural resources, former Lt. Gov. Pierre Howard as its ...

October 24, 2016 | From Staff Reports | Local

‘Rocky Horror’ brings its annual oddities to the Averitt

In its ninth year at the Averitt Center for the Arts, "The Rocky Horror Picture Show LIVE!" will give audiences two nights - Tuesday and Wednesday ...

October 23, 2016 | Special to the Herald | Local

55 years of fun at the fair

The Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair rode into Statesboro for the 55th time last week, where the Kiwanis Club welcomed folks with food, rides, exhibits and more.

October 23, 2016 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Local

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