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Portal to honor two teachers

Portal's Franklin Coleman Memorial Field dedication is set for 11 a.m. Saturday at the high school baseball field.

May 19, 2009 | By N. LUREE BOWEN Special to the Herald | Local


Cycling for a good cause

Jimmie Tolbert is nearing the end of a 1,000-mile journey.

May 19, 2009 | By JAMES HEALY | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Car show to benefit sick boy; New Julia P. Bryant school breaks ground

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Tuesday, May 19, 2009

May 19, 2009 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Fishing tournament at Mill Creek; Bulloch History Moment: WWII POW's

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Monday, May 18, 2009

May 18, 2009 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


City likely to OK changes to subdivision zoning ordinance

Housekeeping duties dominate the agenda as the Statesboro City council meets 6 p.m. Tuesday at city hall.

May 18, 2009 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


Portal Middle/High loves ‘Miss Hattie’

Everyone at Portal Middle/High School knows "Miss Hattie."

May 18, 2009 | By ROGER ALLEN | Local


DNA identifies ’02 rape suspect

DNA samples taken from an elderly rape victim in 2002 have led to a match: a man currently held in a Florida prison is suspected in the crime.

May 18, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Viewpoints: John Barrow represents unions – not workers

According to the U.S. Department of Labor, more than 20 percent of eligible wage and salary workers in this country belonged to a labor union in 1983. By 2008, that number had dropped to 12.4 percent.

May 18, 2009 | | Local


Obama calls for understanding in Notre Dame speech

SOUTH BEND, Ind. - President Barack Obama strode head-on Sunday into the stormy abortion debate and told graduates at America's leading Roman Catholic university that both sides must stop demonizing one another.

Obama acknowledged that "no matter how much we want to fudge it ... the fact is that at some level, the views of the two camps are irreconcilable." But he still implored the University of Notre Dame's graduating class and all in the U.S. to stop "reducing those with differing views to caricature. Open hearts. Open minds. Fair-minded words. It's a way of life that always ...

May 17, 2009 | By JULIE PACE Associated Press Writer | Local


SHS senior named a ‘Gates Scholar’

Vicki Lewis gave the name "Imani" to her daughter because she sensed she would be special. Imani is taken from an African word that means faith or belief. And Imani has rewarded her mother's faith.

May 16, 2009 | By ROGER ALLEN Special to the Herald | Local


Tip helps catch Statesboro shooting suspect

The capture Thursday of a Statesboro shooting suspect began with a tip in Portal.

May 16, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


850 Special Olympians compete in Statesboro

More than 850 athletes came out for the Special Olympics Area 13 Summer Games Friday at Georgia Southern University's Track Soccer complex. Area 13 is made up of 12 counties, including Bulloch, Candler and Evans.

May 15, 2009 | From staff reports | Local


Portal looks for car thieves

Portal Police and Bulloch County Sheriff's investigators are seeking suspects in the theft of four vehicles Monday from Lovett's Auto Sales on U.S. 80 West.

May 15, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - OTC Graduation; Splash in the Boro's new Flowrider attraction

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Friday, May 15, 2009

May 15, 2009 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Ogeechee Tech graduates celebrate at Commencement

Hundreds of Ogeechee Technical College students received diplomas Thursday night during OTC's annual Commencement exercises inside Hanner Fieldhouse on the campus of Georgia Southern University. Georgia Secretary of State Karen Handel offered the keynote address, urging the graduates to use their education to better their own lives and the lives of everyone in their community and state.

May 15, 2009 | From staff reports | Local


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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


County commissioners: Tax increase may be unavoidable

Bulloch County commissioners haven't raised taxes since 2007, but that trend is likely to end in 2015.

June 20, 2015 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


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