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Lights, camera, festival!

The stars were shining Thursday night as the 2009 Statesboro Film Festival and Awards Show entertained about 180 people at the Averitt Center for the Arts Emma Kelley Theater.

April 16, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Robbery suspects freed; lack of evidence

Two men arrested early Tuesday morning were released, with charges dropped, because of lack of evidence they were involved in a recent armed robbery near the Georgia Southern University campus, said Statesboro Police Det. Sgt. James Winskey.

April 16, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Bulloch Tax Tea Party, Lost City Performs in the Studio

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Thursday, April 16, 2008

April 16, 2009 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Marine Corps band to play at Averitt Center

The Parris Island Marine Band will perform a free concert at the Emma Kelly Theater at 2 p.m. Saturday as a complement to the Celebration South Music Festival.

April 15, 2009 | Special to the Herald | Local


1 assault suspect arrested, 1 at large

One of two men suspected in a March 30 aggravated assault was captured Tuesday. The other, however, still remains at large, said Bulloch County Sheriff Lynn Anderson.

April 15, 2009 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Police: Gambling shut down

Bulloch County Sheriff's investigators planned to move on closing down an illegal gambling operation this week, but when they discovered federal agents were planning to arrest the suspect themselves on other charges, they decided to make the bust early, said Bulloch County Sheriff Lynn Anderson.

April 15, 2009 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Taste of the Town - Mellow Mushroom

Taste of the Town - April 15, 2009

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


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Deen Day Smith banquet; SEB band at East Georgia Regional

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Wednesday, April 15, 2008

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


‘Operation Statesboro Blues’ ATF raid leads to 67 arrests

Local, state and federal agents rounded up 67 suspects Tuesday morning during "Operation Statesboro Blues." The multi-agency effort headed up by the Statesboro Police Department and Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) targeted illegal drug and gun activity.

April 15, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


2 praised for lifetime achievement at Deen Day Smith banquet

Two Statesboro community members, each with long histories of doing for others, were honored at Tuesday night's Deen Day Smith Service to Mankind Awards gala - retired Bulloch County sheriff Arnold Ray Akins and Bulloch Telephone office manager Cecile Boulineau.

April 14, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Keynote address: Baker honors all Deen Day Smith award recipients

Georgia's Attorney General Thurbert E. Baker admitted he was influenced to enter the field of law because of his favorite childhood television show - Perry Mason.

April 14, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Bill Perry: Humanitarian of Year

As Statesboro's Dr. William H. "Bill" Perry took the stage Tuesday night, after having just learned he was chosen as the 2009 Statesboro Herald Human-itarian of the Year at the Deen Day Smith Service to Mankind Awards, he showed his true colors when he cracked a joke.

April 14, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Pinwheels on the courthouse lawn; Boro Business: Main St. Farmers Market

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Tuesday, April 14, 2008

April 14, 2009 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Seier’s contract ends

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April 13, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


‘Live-wire’ runs Nevils lunchroom

At Nevils Elementary, the building may have changed recently, but most of the faces have stayed the same. Linda Brown, the lunchroom manager, has worked for the Bulloch County public school system for 36 years.

April 13, 2009 | By ROGER ALLEN | Local


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World War II bomber pilot focuses on big picture

Paul Grassey, who piloted a baker's dozen B-24 bombing runs over Europe during World War II and helped get the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force off the ground, talks in detail but focuses on the big picture of war and remembrance.

May 23, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local


Update: Police locate Oliver children

Thanks to publicity on news outlets and social media, the four Oliver children were turned over to other family members by the parents and then given to the Department of Family Chidlrens Services, Jared Akins, chief deputy for the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office, said Saturday afternoon.

May 23, 2015 | From staff reports | Local


Another honor for the late Dr. Leila Denmark

The legacy of Portal's Leila Alice Daughtry Denmark will be honored yet again, this time with the naming of Forsyth County's sixth high school.

May 22, 2015 | By LUCAS BAGGETT Herald Intern | Local


'Be a catalyst of hope'

A survivor of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings gave graduates a message of hope and inspiration Thursday evening during the Ogeechee Technical College 2015 Spring Commencement ceremony.

May 21, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Wheelchair-bound man killed in Screven crash

A fatal accident involving a tractor-trailer in Screven County Wednesday afternoon took the life of a man riding a wheelchair from Augusta to Savannah to raise awareness for people with disabilities.

May 21, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


BOE rejects superintendent’s personnel list

The Bulloch County Board of Education split 4-3 over a vote on personnel last week, rejecting an entire list of recommendations from Superintendent Charles Wilson.

May 21, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local


Brunson returns to Statesboro police

Former Statesboro police major Scott Brunson, who appealed his termination last month, will return to the department as a detective, Brunson's attorney Dan Snipes confirmed Wednesday.

May 20, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


City adopts new water and sewer billing rules

New rules that Statesboro City Council approved Tuesday restrict water bill adjustments for city employees and their families but also provide a waiver of late charges for customers with previously spotless five-year payment histories.

May 20, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local


Woman critical after crash

A crash that closed a portion of Veteran's Memorial Parkway Wednesday morning resulted in a Statesboro woman being airlifted to a Savannah hospital for treatment of critical injuries.

May 20, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Portal responds to wastewater violations

Portal city officials are working towards improving wastewater disposal and maintenance issues after the Georgia Environmental Protection Division mandated changes following an unpermitted discharge and sewage spill.

May 19, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


DOT commissioner denies Palmetto Pipeline certificate

Georgia Transportation Commissioner Russell McMurry issued his decision Tuesday, denying Kinder Morgan a certificate that would have given the company power to force the sale of easements of private land to build the Palmetto Pipeline.

May 19, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local


One legend tells of another

The Bulloch County Historical Society hosted a special guest speaker Monday at its May lunchtime meeting. Highly esteemed and well-known in Bulloch County, William James stepped up to the podium to expound on his accomplishments in this area.

May 18, 2015 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald writer | Local


A boot to local economy

Local tourism promoters and hospitality businesses hope that the Georgia Soccer State Cup Final Four, expected to bring nearly 2,500 people to Statesboro the last weekend in May, is a foretaste of more late-spring and summer sports events in the future.

May 18, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local


Man pleads guilty, gets life for Oak Hill murder

One of three men charged in the January 2014 murder of a woman during a home invasion robbery was sentenced to life in prison after pleading guilty Friday.

May 18, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Suspect known in Newington shooting death

While an arrest has not been made, authorities know the identity of a man suspected in the May 8 shooting death of a Newington man at his home.

May 18, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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