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Wall Street braces for 2009's first full week

NEW YORK - Wall Street will open for trading Monday at a two-month high as investors have grown more optimistic that the worst of the market's rout might be over. But, analysts contend, the real test is still to come.

January 04, 2009 | By JOE BEL BRUNO AP Business Writer | Local


Students to return to new school

Statesboro High School students will be going back to classes Jan. 7 in a new building, said Bulloch County Assistant School Superintendent Charles Wilson.

January 04, 2009 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Local man found safe in field

A volunteer searcher found a man who had been missing since early Friday morning asleep in a field. Donald Wiggins, 76, was dehydrated and scratched a little from briars, but otherwise, he was in good physical condition, said Bulloch County Sheriff Lynn Anderson.

January 04, 2009 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Fire destroys Grady Street home

Firefighters from the Statesboro and Bulloch County Fire Departments responded to a fire at 11 West Grady Street at approximately 10 a.m. Saturday.

January 03, 2009 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff Photographer | Local


Locals distribute Toys for Tots

Santa knocked on the door, and a voice from inside asked " Who is it?"

January 03, 2009 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Lt. Gov. Cagle gives to local food bank

Georgia's Lt. Governor Casey Cagle was in town Friday, bearing gifts of food for the Statesboro Food Bank.

January 03, 2009 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Herald to merge Monday, Tuesday newspapers

Citing "tough economic times," Statesboro Herald publisher Randy Morton said Thursday the paper will merge its Monday and Tuesday editions beginning Jan. 6, 2009.

January 03, 2009 | By JAMES HEALY | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Christmas in the Boro; Phil & Jake Show: Visiting Santa

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Friday, December 19, 2008

January 03, 2009 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mgbankhe@valdosta.edu | Local


Authorities hunt for missing man

After hours of searching, law enforcement officers still had not located an elderly man reported missing Friday from his Nessmith Road residence.

January 03, 2009 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Georgia reduces gas tax as prices dip even lower

ATLANTA - Georgians can celebrate a reduction in the state's gasoline tax as they welcome in the New Year. But it will mean less revenue for transportation projects.

January 02, 2009 | The Associated Press | Local


Historians battle Wal-Mart over key Civil War site

LOCUST GROVE, Va. - Wal-Mart wants to build a Supercenter within a cannonshot of where Robert E. Lee and Ulysses S. Grant first fought, a proposal that has preservationists rallying to protect the key Civil War site.

January 02, 2009 | By STEVE SZKOTAK Associated Press Writer | Local


Investigator: Woman beat 5-year-old child with hands, mop handle

A woman beat her 5-year-old child with her hands, then a mop handle, and attacked a man who intervened with the mop handle. Then, she tried to run the man over with her vehicle, said Bulloch County Sheriff's Chief Investigator Capt. Todd Hutchens.

January 02, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


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January 02, 2009 | | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Lifeguards at Splash; Phil and Jake: Fight with swords

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Friday, January 2, 2008

January 02, 2009 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


GSU buys Apex, Legends land

Georgia Southern University has acquired two pieces of property adjacent to its campus formerly occupied by the Legends and Apex clubs.

January 02, 2009 | SPECIAL | Local


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GSU trombonist selected for Disney college band

Eric Spencer, a junior trombone performance major from Augusta, Georgia, will spend 11 weeks this summer performing with top college musicians from around the country after winning the jazz trombone soloist chair in the 2015 Disneyland All-American College Band.

May 17, 2015 | Special to the Herald | Local


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


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