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OTC holds fall commencement

For LaToya Hunter, Tuesday night's graduation from Ogeechee Technical College was worth the wait.

December 21, 2006 | Luke Martin | Local


City Council update from Tuesday's meeting

After hearing from residents of the Bradford Place subdivision, the Statesboro City Council agreed to require more stringent regulations for a proposed residential subdivision expected to be built next to Bradford Place.

December 20, 2006 | By LUKE MARTIN | Local


Boro Snapshot

Every week the Statesboro Herald and statesboroherald.com will ask a question of general interest. Look for the responses every Wednesday in Boro Snapshot.

December 20, 2006 | By ARAINA REAVES | Local


Separated by eras, bound by alma mater

In 1942, Billie Turner Lane graduated from Georgia Teacher's College, a place where she lived with a suite-mate in a residence hall, ate at the dining hall and never thought about going out to a bar.

December 20, 2006 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Zoning tops Statesboro council agenda

Zoning issues dominate the agenda for Statesboro's meeting, with six requests expected to be heard by the council.

December 19, 2006 | By LUKE MARTIN | Local


Tree Smarts program gearing up for 2007

After two years of focusing on education and tree plantings, the Tree Smarts program in Bulloch County, this year they are shifting their focus to addressing the community's needs of maintaining and improving the quality of the county's community forrest.

December 19, 2006 | By LUKE MARTIN | Local


Trail ride for pets to be held December 16

A trail ride and fun day Dec. 16 won't cost a thing, except a can or two of dog or cat food to donate to the Statesboro-Bulloch County Animal Shelter.

December 19, 2006 | Special to the Herald | Local


Bulloch County Indictments — presiding Superior Court Judge F. Gates Peed

The following were indicted on listed charges and appeared Wednesday, Nov. 29, for arraignment before Bulloch County Superior Court Judge F. Gates Peed:

December 19, 2006 | | Local


Snow falls in Bulloch

Portions of Bulloch County saw snow flurries Tuesday afternoon and early evening as a "band of heavy snow" moved into northern Jenkins County to North Colleton County in South Carolina.

December 18, 2006 | Holli Deal Bragg Statesboro Herald | Local


Portal man arrested in armed robbery

A Portal man is behind bars after robbing a local hotel with the threat of having a gun, police said.

December 18, 2006 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Burns-Barrow race waiting on certification

Counties across the 12th Congressional District and across the state were supposed to certify their vote totals Monday and send them to the state.

December 18, 2006 | By LUKE MARTIN | Local


Business expo at Mobil 1 Express Lube today

Where can you get your oil changed, car detailed and find a bargain on a home or office accessory? How about receiving blood pressure and diabetes screening while getting educated concerning prostate cancer prevention?

December 18, 2006 | Special to the Herald | Local


Cocaine bust nets nine from Metter

Federal agents and local law enforcement arrested 13 people Tuesday morning on cocaine and related charges. Nine of the suspects are from the Metter area; four are from Atlanta.

December 18, 2006 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Democratic incumbents declared winners in Georgia House races

ATLANTA - Georgia's secretary of state on Wednesday certified the results of the Nov. 7 general election, declaring two Democratic congressmen winners in their re-election bids, but by slim margins.

December 18, 2006 | From staff and wire reports | Local


Man dies in a single-vehicle accident

A Pembroke man was killed Monday night after his vehicle left the roadway and struck a tree.

December 18, 2006 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


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Willow Hill commemorates ‘equalization school’ past

The fact that Willow Hill School was established in 1874 testifies to the desire of the founding families, nine years out of slavery, to educate their children. But the existing building, built in 1954, stands as an example of then-modern schools built by the state of Georgia in a last-ditch attempt to justify segregation.

September 01, 2014 | Al Hackle | Local


Georgia film studio delivers high drama, few results

SAVANNAH - Medient Studios promised to bring 1,000 jobs and a taste of Hollywood glamor to the middlebrow suburbs of Effingham County last summer, when the company broke ground on a $90 million movie-production campus west of Savannah.

September 01, 2014 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


At the touch of a button at East Georgia Regional

A new cooperative project between East Georgia Regional Medical Center and Emory University links the Statesboro hospital's ICU by audio, video and continuous computer charting of patients' vital signs to Emory's 24/7 critical care medical staff.

September 01, 2014 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - 'Bubba San's' latest gig: Real estate sales

Stereotypically in the South, if you hear someone refer to a man as "Bubba," you immediately have visions of "Larry the Cable Guy" and banjo music. Thanks to a new generation of southern Bubbas, that perception is changing.

September 01, 2014 | | Local


Statesboro man in jail after Sunday-morning beating

A 23-year-old Statesboro man is in jail after a violent beating early Sunday morning left a male victim with multiple broken bones and contusions, according to a news release issued Monday by the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office.

September 01, 2014 | From staff reports | Local


City employees aim to be Fit by '15

Statesboro city employees, among them desk jockeys and maintenance workers and a cop literally walking a beat, are keeping track of every step they take as part of the city's Fit By '15 Health and Wellness Challenge.

August 31, 2014 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Nunn, Perdue battle over backgrounds

ATLANTA - Democrat Michelle Nunn and Republican David Perdue share the title of CEO but are trying to make the case their experiences couldn't be more different as they campaign for Georgia's open Senate seat.

August 30, 2014 | By CHRISTINA A. CASSIDY Associated Press | Local


Ogeechee research aims at warning matrix

Research leaders from Georgia Southern University and the Phinizy Center for Water Sciences revealed the outlines this week for two and a half years of basic research to support an environmental early warning system for the Ogeechee River.

August 30, 2014 | Al Hackle | Local


Traffic stop leads to arrests

A traffic stop led to the arrest of two men, one of whom is wanted in a Long County kidnapping, according to a release from the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office.

August 30, 2014 | From staff reports | Local


Bouncer arrested in student's death

A bouncer for a local bar is in jail after the beating death of a Georgia Southern University student.

August 29, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


No place like home: Senate foes raise questions

ATLANTA - Two candidates officially live with their parents. One rents a room from a contributor. Another won and lost elections in one state, then moved to another in a bid to get back into the U.S. Senate.

August 29, 2014 | By BILL BARROW and CHARLES BABINGTON Associated Press | Local


Statesboro assault victim dies; suspect charges may be upgraded

A man found unresponsive early Thursday morning at a Statesboro bar died later that afternoon, Bulloch County Coroner Jake Futch confirmed Friday morning.

August 29, 2014 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


UPDATE: Suspect arrested in bar beating

Statesboro police arrested a man Thursday evening charged in an aggravated assault incident which left another man in critical condition.Cpl. Justin Samples, spokesman for the Statesboro Police Department, could not confirm reports late Thursday night that Michael Gatto, 18, address unavailable, had died. He did confirm, however, that Grant James Spencer, 20, was taken into custody on charges of aggravated assault in connection to the attack that resulted in Gatto being transported to a Savannah hospital.

August 28, 2014 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


Statesboro FBI to be honored for Claxton man’s arrest

The FBI's Statesboro office will be among several law enforcement agencies honored for battling terrorism and protecting civil rights during the Fifth Annual SHIELD Awards, hosted by the Anti-Defamation League.

August 28, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


'Truth Has No Color'

Local law enforcement and community leaders fielded questions Tuesday night as a crowd of Georgia Southern University students and other citizens discussed race relations and interaction between police and about 150 community members during the "Truth Has No Color" event in the university's College of Education building.

August 27, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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