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Wet opening at Splash in the Boro

Gray skies and intermittent rain storms didn't deter hard core water fanatics during opening day at the aquatic park inside Mill Creek Park. Splash is open today from noon to 6 p.m. and Monday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. for its sneak preview Memorial Day weekend.

May 24, 2009 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Local


Brother duo excels in competitive cup stacking

John Harden, a sophomore at Bulloch Academy, and his brother Will Harden, a fourth-grader at Brooklet Elementary, recently both competed in singles and as a doubles team at the World Sport Stacking Championships in Denver.

May 23, 2009 | Scott Bryant | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Rainy day in Bulloch; Phil & Chad: Competitive cup stacking

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Friday, May 22, 2009

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


Portal Middle/High dedicates baseball field

Reidsville and Portal ex-students, friends and relatives weathered the frequent rain showers Saturday to honor both Franklin Coleman and Viola Brack. Both former teachers made significant contributions to the community for more than four decades each and both lost their lives in the past few months.

May 23, 2009 | By N. LUREE BOWEN Special to the Herald | Local


Downtown streetscape project begins Tuesday

After four and a half years of waiting, the heart of Statesboro will get a facelift as the Downtown Streetscape Project is set to begin Tuesday.

May 23, 2009 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


Rainy May brings out mosquitoes

The bane of the barbecue. The pest of the party. No matter how you look at it, mosquitoes are unwelcome guests at any outside gathering during the spring and summer months. And this year, they seem to be worse than ever.

May 23, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Changes aim to help vocational ed

For many years the Bulloch County public school system has had a Vocational Education Division aimed at helping high school students who do not do well in a "normal" classroom environment.

May 22, 2009 | By ROGER ALLEN Special to the Herald | Local


Effingham Co. man arrested in double homicide

Effingham County authorities arrested the adult son of a slain real estate developer Friday on charges he killed his father and brother in a triple shooting last summer that also wounded his mother.

May 22, 2009 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press Writer | Local


Splash opens with a sneak preview

Splash in the Boro's 2009 summer season begins next week, but the water park will open for a special Memorial Day weekend preview beginning today.

May 22, 2009 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Local


A helping hand

Dorrine Armstrong sat outside the Statesboro Outreach Center on a rainy Thursday morning feeling grateful.

May 21, 2009 | By JAMES HEALY | Local


Remembering fallen soldiers

World War II veteran and Metter resident Flem Cliett will speak about his experiences as part of the 503rd Airborne Regimental Combat Team during Monday's Memorial Day Community Observance at the Averitt Center for the Arts in Statesboro.

May 21, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Food distribution at the Outreach Center; Garrison Blagg Performs

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Thursday, May 21, 2009

May 21, 2009 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


History flying into Bulloch

Lovers of old planes should be excited to hear that more than 20 Korean-war era planes will descend upon Statesboro-Bulloch Regional Airport over the weekend.

May 20, 2009 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


Arts camps want SHS tuba player

Colby Parker is an all-around outstanding sophomore at Statesboro High School. He is a tuba player in the school band, which is under the direction of Joe Ferguson. Also, Dr. Richard Mason, an assistant professor of Low Brass at Georgia Southern University has tutored Colby for the last four years.

May 20, 2009 | By ROGER ALLEN Special to the Herald | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Retired pastor's 1000-mile bike ride; Boro Business with Jan Moore

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Wednesday, May 20, 2009

May 20, 2009 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


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Court upholds insurance subsidies for thousands of Georgians

ATLANTA - More than 412,000 Georgians can receive tax subsidies designed to make health insurance affordable after the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the nationwide assistance in a ruling Thursday.

June 25, 2015 | By KATHLEEN FOODY Associated Press | Local


Obamacare clears another hurdle

WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court sent a clear message Thursday that President Barack Obama's health care overhaul is here to stay, rejecting a major challenge that would have imperiled the landmark law and health insurance for millions of Americans.

June 25, 2015 | By MARK SHERMAN Associated Press | Local


OTC, GSU agree to link logistics degrees

Officials signed an agreement Tuesday that would allow students who complete an associate degree in logistics at Ogeechee Technical College to progress to Georgia Southern University's bachelor's degree program in the same major.

June 24, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local


Going to camp in 3D

A different kind of summer camp this week using a blooming technology, brought a new twist to Statesboro summers.

June 24, 2015 | By LUCAS BAGGETT Herald Intern | Local


Parkers armed robbery suspects behind bars

Police arrested the last of four armed robbery suspects Wednesday, all believed to have pulled off the June 10 armed robbery of Parkers' convenience store on Brampton Avenue.

June 24, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Gov. Deal: Confederate flag license plate needs redesign

ATLANTA - Georgia's specialty license plate featuring the Confederate flag should be redesigned, Gov. Nathan Deal said Tuesday, after initially telling reporters he wouldn't urge changes.

June 23, 2015 | By KATHLEEN FOODY Associated Press | Local


GSU and Ocean Exchange launch BIG Pitch

The BIG Pitch Competition announced Tuesday by Georgia Southern University and the Ocean Exchange may resemble the TV show "Shark Tank" but should be less ego-bruising.

June 23, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local


Boro man charged in child sex case

Statesboro police, working in conjunction with a federal agency, arrested a local man Friday on charges of sexual exploitation of children.

June 23, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Unity service lays down a challenge

Click here to watch extended video of Sunday's unity service.

June 22, 2015 | Jim Healy | Local


Boys & Girls Club receiving major boosts

To continue supplying a budget for year-round activities while also mounting a multiyear capital campaign, adult leaders of the Boys & Girls Club of Bulloch County hope to call on established supporters and new funding sources.

June 22, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local


Boys & Girls Club hopes for new home

Shoe squeaks and shouts of boys and girls playing on a basketball court below could be heard from Mike Jones' loft office. Jones works inside the former clothing factory warehouse that is the Boys & Girls Club of Bulloch County's remaining usable building, a building it doesn't own.

June 22, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local


Brooklet death ruled a homicide

The June 6 death of Betty Jean King, 51, is now being investigated as a homicide, the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office announced Monday.

June 22, 2015 | From staff reports | Local


Fight leads to child molestation arrest

A fight Friday night between women gave deputies the information they needed to arrest one woman on child molestation and other charges, the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office reported.

June 22, 2015 | From staff reports | Local


An emotional service brings people, faiths of Statesboro together

Prayer, hope, sadness and an overwhelming faith in the healing powers of God filled the Original First African Baptist Church Sunday evening, as local residents of all races came together at the Statesboro church for a community service of unity in the wake of the Charleston church shootings.

June 21, 2015 | | Local


Shakespeare is not dead in Statesboro

Something wicked this way comes - dropping limbs and hunting brains along the way.

June 21, 2015 | Special to the Herald | Local


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