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Statesboro High senior has ‘Skills’

At Statesboro High School, many students study vocational trades. In fact, senior Stephen Weaver has just completed his regional and state competitions of the SkillsUSA organization, taking top honors at each level.

April 28, 2009 | By ROGER ALLEN | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - GSU Wildlife Center opens Wetlands Preserve; Boro Business

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Tuesday, April 28, 2008

April 28, 2009 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Sallie Z teacher carries on tradition

In some classrooms in the Bulloch County public schools, there is a feeling of permanence. That was, and is, particularly true in the case of the "Callaway" classrooms. Starr Callaway Anderson grew up watching her mother Jo Callaway teach at the old Statesboro High School for some 30 years.

April 27, 2009 | By ROGER ALLEN Special to the Herald | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Great American Cleanup; Bulloch History Moment: Groveland

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Monday, April 27, 2008

April 27, 2009 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


City OKs wireless plan

The Statesboro City Council decided Tuesday to move forward with a plan to install a wireless network in partnership with Clearwire communications.

April 26, 2009 | Phil Boyum | Local


Landfill to close on Saturdays

In a cost cutting move, the city of Statesboro will be closing the transfer station, or landfill, located on North Main, to the public on Saturdays.

April 25, 2009 | Phil Boyum | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Freedom the Eagle flies; Phil & Chad: Give up their rights

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Friday, April 24, 2008

April 24, 2009 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Students carry 400-pound cross through Statesboro

A group of Georgia Southern University students affiliated with the Wesley Foundation were seen walking around Statesboro Friday carrying a 400-pound wooden cross. They did so to spread the message that "God has greater things to be done around this city," besides the political and other issues being discussed today. The group was also filming a video with the same message, to go along with the song "God of This City," by Chris Tomlin. The video will be shown at the Wesley Foundation on Fair Road Wednesday at 8 p.m., and all citizens are invited to attend.

April 24, 2009 | Eddie Ledbetter | Local


New principal named at SEB

In what appeared to be a surprise to even the Bulloch County School Board members, Bulloch school superintendent Dr. Lewis Holloway recommended Dr. Trey Robertson for the vacant position of Southeast Bulloch High School principal.

April 23, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Confederate Monument turns 100

An important moment in Bulloch County history will be noted Saturday as local Confederate historical reenactors and members of the Ogeechee Rifle Camp 941 Sons of Confederate Veterans hold a ceremony recognizing the 100th anniversary of the installation of the Confederate monument on the Bulloch County Courthouse Square.

April 23, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Two charged in domestic violence case

A man suffered two broken front teeth, a swollen eye and cuts to his forehead in a physical battle Wednesday evening that ended with his arrest as well as that of the woman who attacked him with a knife.

April 23, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Wetlands preserve opening at GSU Wildlife Center

Georgia Southern University's Center for Wildlife Education and the Lamar Q Ball, Jr. Raptor Center will celebrate the grand opening of the center's Wetland Preserve on Saturday. An afternoon of free festivities for the public begins at 3 p.m. and runs until 7 p.m.

April 23, 2009 | Special to the Herald | Local


'Appointment with Death' comes to Averitt Center

The Averitt STARS Community Theater brings one of Agatha Christie's most famous murder mysteries, "Appointment with Death," to the stage of the Emma Kelly Theater beginning tonight.

April 23, 2009 | From Staff Reports | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - 2009 Small Business of the Year; Cowboy Troy in the Studio

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Thursday, April 23, 2008

April 23, 2009 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Raw video: High winds damage mobile home off bypass

Tuesday evening's high winds blew the roof off of a mobile home near the intersection of Veterans Memorial Parkway and Cypress Lake Road.

April 22, 2009 | Eddie Ledbetter | Local


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How to build your dragon

Brian Burns walks into his lab - room 2113 in the engineering building on Georgia Southern University's campus - and comes face to face with a dragon.

May 17, 2015 | By BRITTANI HOWELL | Local


Pipeline decision expected

Whether the Kinder Morgan company receives eminent domain to force easements of private land for the Palmetto Pipeline is now in the hands of Russell R. McMurry, Georgia Department of Transportation commissioner.

May 17, 2015 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Historical Society meeting Monday at Nessmith-Lane

The Bulloch County Historical Society will hold its regular monthly meeting a week earlier in May, due to the Memorial Day holiday. Normally the fourth Monday, the Society will meet this coming Monday - the third Monday - at 11:30 a.m. inside the Nessmith-Lane Conference Center on the campus of Georgia Southern.

May 16, 2015 | From staff reports | Local


GOP delegates back religious liberty bill

ATHENS - Georgia Republicans on Saturday backed passage of a state law preventing government infringement on religious beliefs, which opponents say could be used as a shield for discriminating against gay or transgender people.

May 16, 2015 | | Local


VA clinic evolving, growing

Open two years and two months as a "telehealth" clinic, the Statesboro VA Clinic on Northside Drive is now transitioning to have a full-time doctor see veterans in person for primary care.

May 16, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local


Census test unique to 20 counties of Ga., S.C.

The real, national census isn't until 2020, but this is Census Awareness Weekend here in 20 counties of Georgia and South Carolina involved in the 2015 Census Test.

May 15, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local


American Legion Dexter Allen Post 90 has new leader

The incoming post commander for Statesboro's American Legion Dexter Allen Post 90 has a handful of ideas to help the organization grow.

May 15, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


A ‘Renaissance’ for Statesboro park

Thursday's dedication of Renaissance Park on Statesboro's west side took on the feel of a gospel revival as residents celebrated the Bulloch County Historical Society's commitment to making the park a vibrant part of the community once again.

May 14, 2015 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Food bank trailer stolen

The director of the Statesboro Food Bank is offering a reward for the return of a utility trailer stolen from the premises sometime between Tuesday night and Wednesday morning. If a tip leads to an arrest, he will double the offer.

May 14, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Cats rescued from deplorable conditions

An Ellabell-area woman faces eighteen counts of inhumane treatment of animals after humane officers removed several cats from her Live Oak Loop home Thursday.

May 14, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Statesboro businessman Holmes Ramsey charged with jury tampering

Statesboro businessman Holmes Ramsey, who owns the University Plaza adjacent to the Georgia Southern University campus, was arrested Wednesday afternoon and charged with criminal attempt of embracery, which is jury tampering.

May 14, 2015 | From staff reports | Local


Investigators: Train in deadly wreck was going 106 mph

PHILADELPHIA - The Amtrak train that crashed in Philadelphia, killing at least seven people, was hurtling at 106 mph before it ran off the rails along a sharp curve where the speed limit drops to just 50 mph, federal investigators said Wednesday.

May 13, 2015 | By GEOFF MULVIHILL Associated Press | Local


More lawsuits filed in fatal crash

Parents of three of five Georgia Southern University nursing students killed in a fatal seven-vehicle pileup in April filed wrongful death suits Tuesday in Bryan County superior and state courts. One of two surviving students also filed suit, according to attorneys representing all four families.

May 13, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Burns moves into role as Georgia House majority leader

An office closer to the gold dome comes with the job of majority leader of the Georgia House of Representatives, so Rep. Jon Burns was in Atlanta Tuesday, moving his office contents from the second floor of the Capitol to the third.

May 12, 2015 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Man resists arrest

A man caught stealing from woman's car punched her, tried to steal her car and fled, but sheriff's deputies caught him after a short chase. They used a Taser to subdue the man, who screamed that they should have killed and beaten him "like they do on TV."

May 12, 2015 | | Local


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