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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


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


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National conventions pick area delegates

Georgia's 12th Congressional District, which extends from Augusta to Douglas and includes Statesboro, will send five voting delegates to the 2016 Democratic National Convention ...

April 23, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Going the extra 'Blue Mile'

Three enthusiastic spokes-folks travel to the America's Best Communities Summit in Durham, N.C., this week with Stateboro's plan to create a Blue ...

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Allen authors IRS free speech bill

A bill authored by U.S. Rep. Rick Allen to bar the Internal Revenue Service from targeting citizens for exercising First Amendment rights passed the ...

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Guido Bible Institute welcomes evangelist

The Guido Bible Institute in Metter welcomed Dr. Robert Smith for a recent weekend presentation: "Our Problems – God's Solutions." Smith is a professor of ...

April 22, 2016 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Families of slain GSU nursing students speak

Over $84 million has been awarded to the families of four of five Georgia Southern University students killed in a fiery, seven-car pileup on Interstate ...

April 21, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Jenkins stabbing suspect caught in Bulloch

A car chase through the west side of Statesboro Thursday morning ended in a crash as Bulloch County Sheriff's deputies stopped an aggravated assault ...

April 21, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Settlements reached in three GSU nursing student wrongful death suits

Just days before the one-year anniversary of a fiery crash that took the lives of five Georgia Southern University students, attorneys announced that "substantial" settlements ...

April 20, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


ArtsFest set for Saturday

In its first year hosting the ArtsFest on Georgia Southern University's Sweetheart Circle, the Statesboro-Bulloch County Parks and Recreation Department has received a lot ...

April 20, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Probate judge candidates tout qualifications

What would candidates for probate judge debate, anyway? Officially, Tuesday evening's event was a forum, and the five candidates for judge of the Bulloch ...

April 19, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Superior court judge candidates make pitches

About 250 citizens heard from three candidates seeking the Ogeechee Judicial Circuit superior court judge seat during Tuesday night's candidate forum at Ogeechee Technical ...

April 19, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Sheriff candidates talk issues at forum

Two of the three candidates seeking election as Bulloch County's next sheriff fielded questions about special units, deputy safety and the importance of educational ...

April 19, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Brooklet bank robbery suspect in custody; was unarmed

An elderly man reportedly attempted to rob a Brooklet bank Tuesday morning, and Georgia Bureau of Investigation special agents are investigating, said GBI Special Agent-in-charge ...

April 19, 2016 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


FBI honors fallen hero

The family of a fallen local hero was gifted Monday with the presentation of an American flag that was flown in his honor over the ...

April 18, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Alzheimer's educational series begins Wednesday at Willow Pond

The Alzheimer's Association's three-part special educational series, "Living with Middle Stage Dementia," begins Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. at Willow Pond Senior ...

April 18, 2016 | Special to the Herald | Local


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