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Hurdy-gurdy men play PAC tonight

An attentive audience listened as internationally-renowned French musicians Patrick Bouffard and Gilles Chabenat gave a demonstration entitled "Fun and Experimentation with the Wheel Fiddle," Monday afternoon in the Carol A. Carter Recital Hall at Georgia Southern University's Foy Fin e Arts Center.

November 02, 2006 | By KATHERINE KENNEDY | Local


History in the making

While most details of President George W. Bush's visit to Statesboro remained unclear Monday, Congressman Jack Kingston and members of his staff offered some insight into next Monday's historic appearence.

November 02, 2006 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Popular eminent domain question tops state ballot

ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia's fight to limit the government's power to seize private property blossomed at a tiny florist shop in Stockbridge which city officials hoped to supplant with a new retail and City Hall complex.

November 02, 2006 | By GREG BLUESTEIN Associated Press Writer | Local


Artist Niki Scarboro to give special workshop

Statesboro artist Niki Scarboro will give a special Watercolors Workshop Saturday at the Honey Bowen Building on Fair Road. The workshop begins at 10 a.m. and runs until 4 p.m. The cost is $25. Pre-registration before Friday is required.

October 31, 2006 | By LUKE MARTIN | Local


Gubernatorial candidate Mark Taylor at GSU Homecoming

With just a shade over two weeks to go before the Nov. 7 general election, Lt. Gov. Mark Taylor took his campaign for governor against incumbent Republican Sonny Perdue to Paulson Stadium Saturday.

October 31, 2006 | | Local


Portal readies for Turpentine Festival on Saturday

It may be a small town, but Portal officials say the town knows how to put on a "big time."

October 31, 2006 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Oasis appeal

Oasis can continue to serve alcohol until the Statesboro restaurant and club's appeal filed Thursday in Superior Court is decided .

October 30, 2006 | By LUKE MARTIN | Local


Nevils Fire Department raising money

The mouth-watering smell off Highway 80 East in Statesboro Friday was unmistakable – slow-roasting Boston butts.

October 30, 2006 | By JAMES HEALY | Local


Eagles say aaaargh!

Georgia Southern's 2006 Homecoming Parade Friday afternoon set the mood for a long weekend of events. Eagles donned their pirate hats and embraced the pirate spirit during their "Shipwrecked at Southern" parade that snaked its way across campus Friday afternoon. Original floats and decorated vehicles cut a path from Paulson Stadium to Sweetheart Circle. This year's week of events was the largest ever and next year is expected to be even bigger.Campus organizations grabbed up their swords and spears in the name of school spirit and rallied support for the Eagles as the team prepares for their ...

October 30, 2006 | By MICHELLE BOAEN | Local


Bush to visit the Boro

President George W. Bush is coming to Statesboro.

October 30, 2006 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Three in custody for Statesboro homicide

Statesboro Police have three men in custody they said were involved in a shooting Saturday that left one dead and two injured.

October 28, 2006 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Special video for Doxey family

October 27, 2006 | | Local


Oasis appeal denied

The Statesboro City Council unanimously let stand a decision of the Alcohol Control Board to suspend the alcohol license of Oasis for 120 days and fine the restaurant $7,000 for a second and third violation of the city's alcohol ordinance.

October 27, 2006 | By LUKE MARTIN | Local


DeLoach speaks out on voter information

Voters need to take the time to educate themselves about the candidates and issues on the ballot prior to entering the polls to vote, Bulloch County Election Superintendent Lee DeLoach said Thursday in front of a group of senior citizens.

October 27, 2006 | By LUKE MARTIN | Local


Pet walk

This year's Walk for Diabetes will have a different flair from previous years as there will be a parade included.

October 27, 2006 | By LUKE MARTIN | Local


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OTC graduate helps unveil new college program

Earlier this week, an Ogeechee Technical College graduate represented Technical College System of Georgia graduates during an announcement about a campaign designed to encourage adults to go back to college and get their degrees.

July 31, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Local


Ellen Murkison shares story of tragedy, miracle

Almost three years after a traffic accident in Statesboro led a family through a series of miracles, the mother of a young boy injured in the crash has written a book about the ordeal.

July 31, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Georgia Southern Eagles’ Coca-Cola wealth to flow to scholarships

Decorative tubs of iced Cokes were available at 9:30 a.m. Thursday as the Coca-Cola Co. and Georgia Southern University announced a 10-year, multimillion-dollar continuation of Coke's exclusive marketing deal on campus and for Eagles athletics.

July 31, 2014 | From staff reports | Local


Bulloch County Schools’ open houses build excitement for new school year

Just two days before the new school year starts for students, Bulloch County held open houses throughout the district, introducing parents and students to new grades, new teachers and even some new principals.

July 30, 2014 | By JENNIFER ARTHURS Herald Intern | Local


Metter police chief named to state group’s board

Metter Police Chief Dennis Nelson was sworn in as the new third vice president of the Georgia Association of Chiefs of Police on Tuesday.

July 30, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Local


Statesboro's First Friday: Downtown Pep Rally

The August First Friday event happens to coincide with the first day of school for Bulloch County public school students this year.

July 30, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Local


GBI investigates 3 Brooklet burglaries

Three burglaries Tuesday night and Wednesday morning have Georgia Bureau of Investigation agents looking for answers.

July 30, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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


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