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Boro police seek stabbing suspect

A cell phone battery going dead during a phone call made a man so angry he attacked and stabbed another man three times, police said. Statesboro Police Det. Terry Briley is seeking Eliza John Boyd III in connection with the attack and hopes citizens will help locate the suspect.

February 20, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


What are the odds? GSU basketball promotion ends in ... tie?

When I was assigned to shoot the Georgia Southern/College of Charleston basketball game Thursday night, I never dreamed the best footage I would get would be during a time out. I just happened to continue rolling during one of the contests GSU holds during dead ball periods. The contest consisted of two girls racing down the court, putting on uniforms, grabbing a ball on one baseline and racing to the other end of the court to shoot a layup with the first one making the basket declared as the winner. Well, in this case, they both won. Or lost ...

February 20, 2009 | Eddie Ledbetter | Local


Gambling in Bulloch?

(Coming Saturday - A closer look at the stores with the video games and more details about the games themselves.)

February 19, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


New subdivision opens job to contractors, has $6 million impact

The local construction industry was ecstatic at Tuesday's city council meeting after learning that plans for a new subdivision on the south side of Statesboro will move forward.

February 19, 2009 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - GSU Baseball rally; Jared McKenna Studio performance

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Thursday, February 19, 2008

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


Taste of the Town - The Lunch Box Deli

Taste of the Town - February 18, 2009

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


Council OKs new subdivision; planning ordinances to be overhauled

Work trucks lined the city hall parking lot Tuesday as the Statesboro City Council considered a motion to approve the preliminary plat for a new major subdivision inside the city limits.

February 18, 2009 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


Outside remodeling begins at LongHorn

The LongHorn Steakhouse on Northside Drive in Statesboro is undergoing an extensive exterior renovation. LongHorn district manager David Hayes said the restaurant's façade was being updated to reflect the latest in the company's restaurant design.

February 18, 2009 | By JAN MOORE | Local


Chrysler dealership reopens

Joe Davis is bullish on the auto industry not only in the United States but in Statesboro, too. Davis and his wife Heidi just took over the Chrysler dealership on Highway 301 South and opened for business on Monday as Georgia Chrysler Dodge Jeep.

February 18, 2009 | By JAMES HEALY | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Splash in the Boro Update; Bulloch Antique show

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Wednesday, February 18, 2008

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


Local man killed in crash Monday

A Statesboro man was killed Monday in Metter after losing control of his vehicle, according to Georgia State Patrol reports.

February 18, 2009 | From Staff Reports | Local


Alcohol sting nets 7 stores

An undercover, underage agent for the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office entered 31 area convenience stores recently and purchased alcohol from seven of them. Sheriff's Inv. Jared Akins told Bulloch County commissioners meeting.

February 18, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Relamping program begins at GSU

Georgia Southern University kicked off the Relamping Project 2009 this week. About 500 of the new bulbs were installed by volunteers Monday. The project, in partnership with Georgia Power, will replace approximately 2000 incandescent light bulbs with the more energy-efficient fluorescents.

February 17, 2009 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Local


Dooley in the Boro - Georgia legend coming to the Mall

University of Georgia legendary football coach and athletic director Vince Dooley will bring his book tour of Georgia to the Statesboro Mall on Monday, Feb. 23. Dooley is scheduled to appear between 4 and 7 p.m.

February 17, 2009 | SPECIAL | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - GSU's relamping program; Boro Business: Statesboro Transfer and Storage

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Tuesday, February 17, 2008

February 17, 2009 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | 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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