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More murder suspects

Police have identified a second suspect in Saturday's early-morning homicide and are working to identify a third man believed to have been involved in the shooting that left one man dead, and another man and a woman wounded.

October 25, 2006 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Fair week comes full circle

Amusements of America is packing up the midway this morning, leaving the Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair in Statesboro for another fair in the next town.

October 24, 2006 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Murder update

Investigators are searching for a man they said killed one victim and injured two others in an early-morning shooting Saturday on Orange Street.

October 24, 2006 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Queen Appeal

A Statesboro man who claims he was barred from running for city council last year has appealed a lower court's ruling to the Georgia Supreme Court.

October 24, 2006 | By LUKE MARTIN | Local


A safe Fair environment

Today is the last day of the Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair, and traditionally, the last night is the biggest night as far as the crowd goes.

October 24, 2006 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


"Jaws of life"

Beginning in January, the Statesboro Fire Department hopes to add a new service for residents of Statesboro - safely removing victims from automobile crashes.

October 24, 2006 | By LUKE MARTIN | Local


Child struck by vehicle Saturday

A 3-year-old Statesboro boy struck by a vehicle Saturday night is in stable condition, said Georgia State Patrol Sr. Trooper Brock Scott.

October 24, 2006 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


State of the fair

Historically, the last couple nights of the Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair are the biggest regarding the number of folks who visit the annual event. If this is the case again this year, the Statesboro Kiwanis Club may be seeing record numbers.

October 23, 2006 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Dome goes up at Splash

The giant white dome went up Tuesday at Splash in the Boro, setting the stage for the numerous fall and winter programs offered at the aquatic center.

October 23, 2006 | By LUKE MARTIN | Local


The dedication of Herald photographer Michelle Boaen

Many of you know Statesboro Herald photographer Michelle Boaen. She has shot photos of just about every event in Bulloch County. One of her primary duties during football season is to shoot Friday night high school football. She stands on the sidelines clicking away for the best shot.

October 23, 2006 | | Local


New exhibit for the birds

Even though the Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair has only been open two days, Dave Bacon has already become known as "the pigeon man."

October 23, 2006 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


City to hear Oasis appeal Tuesday

An appeal by Glenn Compopiano and Michelle Masri of Oasis regarding a decision of the Alcohol Control Board will be heard by the city council at their regular meeting Tuesday night.

October 23, 2006 | By LUKE MARTIN | Local


Yankees pitcher presumed dead after plane crashes into high-rise in New York City

NEW YORK (AP) - A small plane carrying New York Yankee Cory Lidle slammed into a 50-story skyscraper Wednesday, apparently killing the pitcher and a second person in a crash that rained flaming debris onto the sidewalks and briefly raised fears of another terrorist attack.

October 23, 2006 | By COLLEEN LONG Associated Press Writer | Local


‘Soldiers matter’

"Soldiers Matter."

October 23, 2006 | By LUKE MARTIN | Local


Averitt honored

The Georgia Board of Public Safety doesn't usually meet in Statesboro, but Thursday's meeting was an exception. The board held its October meeting at Georgia Southern University's Nessmith-Lane Building in order to honor a former board member, Hal Averitt.

October 23, 2006 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


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5 things to know about Georgia's runoff election

Voters across Georgia will decide 21 primary runoff races during balloting Tuesday, including a high-profile Republican Senate contest between U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston and businessman David Perdue. Here are five things to know about Tuesday's election.

July 21, 2014 | By RAY HENRY and RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


Georgia NAACP announces Freedom Summer Fellowship Program

The Georgia State Conference of the NAACP recently announced its 2014 Freedom Summer Fellows, including one based at Georgia Southern University.

July 21, 2014 | From staff reports | Local


Conditional bond granted for ex-Statesboro High coach

A man accused of sexual misconduct with a high school student has been granted a conditional bond, weeks after a Bulloch County Superior Court judge initially denied bond.

July 21, 2014 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


Statesboro getting lots of fiber

With about 125 miles of fiber optic cable now being laid to serve Statesboro and Hinesville, Hargray Communications will become the fifth provider of fiber-based, high-speed Internet service in the Statesboro market.

July 21, 2014 | By AL HACKLE | Local


GBI seeks suspects in Brooklet armed robbery

An armed robbery in Brooklet Sunday night has been turned over to agents from the Statesboro office of the Georgia Bureau of Investigation.

July 21, 2014 | From staff reports | Local


Rocky Ford woman dies in wreck

A Rocky Ford woman was killed Sunday when she lost control of her vehicle on Georgia Highway 17.

July 21, 2014 | From staff reports | Local


Georgia Senate hopefuls stick to conservatives

CARTERSVILLE - As they battle for Georgia's Republican nomination for the U.S Senate, Rep. Jack Kingston and businessman David Perdue appeal almost exclusively to conservative voters.

July 19, 2014 | By BILL BARROW Associated Press | Local


Parkway honors former mayor, media innovator

A segment of Fair Road is now McDougald Memorial Parkway, honoring a mayor who brought Statesboro its sewer system and donated land for the founding of a church and a university, as well as his descendants, some prominent in electronic and print media.

July 19, 2014 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Local woman grabs $557 in groceries

With shoppers and employees of Ken's IGA in Brooklet cheering her on, Janina Jones of Statesboro filled her shopping cart with $557 of meat and frozen food on Saturday as the winner of the Statesboro Herald's first 60-second Grocery Grab contest.

July 19, 2014 | From staff reports | Local


A growing problem

Reports of graffiti, increased crime and the arrests of suspects with admitted gang connections have local law enforcement keeping a close eye on a growing problem.

July 19, 2014 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


Kingston touts ‘local’ appeal

In a phone interview while campaigning Friday morning in Atlanta, U.S. Senate candidate Rep. Jack Kingston said he has the conservative credentials to appeal to Republicans at this stage but that being accessible and "local" will help him with independent voters.

July 18, 2014 | Al Hackle | Local


United Fellowship Worship Center breaks ground

In an empty field on Packinghouse Road, nearly 100 believers gathered on a hot July evening for the groundbreaking ceremony of United Fellowship Worship Center.

July 18, 2014 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Stilson farm’s field day shines light on organic farming

STILSON - Healthy Hollow Farms held its first organic peanut field day on Tuesday with one primary goal: to educate local farmers on the benefits of organic farming.

July 18, 2014 | By JENNIFER ARTHURS Herald Intern | Local


Ukraine accuses pro-Russia rebels of downing Malaysian plane

HRABOVE, Ukraine - Ukraine accused pro-Russian separatists of shooting down a Malaysian jetliner with 298 people aboard Thursday, sharply escalating the crisis and threatening to draw both East and West deeper into the conflict. The rebels denied downing the aircraft.

July 17, 2014 | PETER LEONARD Associated Press | Local


New Bi-Lo pharmacy in Statesboro hosts Georgia Watermelon Queen

Bi-Lo's Statesboro location will kick off the opening of its new pharmacy Friday with Georgia Watermelon Queen Jennifer Eadie.

July 17, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Local


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