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City Council update from Tuesday's meeting

After hearing from residents of the Bradford Place subdivision, the Statesboro City Council agreed to require more stringent regulations for a proposed residential subdivision expected to be built next to Bradford Place.

December 20, 2006 | By LUKE MARTIN | Local


Boro Snapshot

Every week the Statesboro Herald and statesboroherald.com will ask a question of general interest. Look for the responses every Wednesday in Boro Snapshot.

December 20, 2006 | By ARAINA REAVES | Local


Separated by eras, bound by alma mater

In 1942, Billie Turner Lane graduated from Georgia Teacher's College, a place where she lived with a suite-mate in a residence hall, ate at the dining hall and never thought about going out to a bar.

December 20, 2006 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Zoning tops Statesboro council agenda

Zoning issues dominate the agenda for Statesboro's meeting, with six requests expected to be heard by the council.

December 19, 2006 | By LUKE MARTIN | Local


Tree Smarts program gearing up for 2007

After two years of focusing on education and tree plantings, the Tree Smarts program in Bulloch County, this year they are shifting their focus to addressing the community's needs of maintaining and improving the quality of the county's community forrest.

December 19, 2006 | By LUKE MARTIN | Local


Trail ride for pets to be held December 16

A trail ride and fun day Dec. 16 won't cost a thing, except a can or two of dog or cat food to donate to the Statesboro-Bulloch County Animal Shelter.

December 19, 2006 | Special to the Herald | Local


Bulloch County Indictments — presiding Superior Court Judge F. Gates Peed

The following were indicted on listed charges and appeared Wednesday, Nov. 29, for arraignment before Bulloch County Superior Court Judge F. Gates Peed:

December 19, 2006 | | Local


Snow falls in Bulloch

Portions of Bulloch County saw snow flurries Tuesday afternoon and early evening as a "band of heavy snow" moved into northern Jenkins County to North Colleton County in South Carolina.

December 18, 2006 | Holli Deal Bragg Statesboro Herald | Local


Portal man arrested in armed robbery

A Portal man is behind bars after robbing a local hotel with the threat of having a gun, police said.

December 18, 2006 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Burns-Barrow race waiting on certification

Counties across the 12th Congressional District and across the state were supposed to certify their vote totals Monday and send them to the state.

December 18, 2006 | By LUKE MARTIN | Local


Business expo at Mobil 1 Express Lube today

Where can you get your oil changed, car detailed and find a bargain on a home or office accessory? How about receiving blood pressure and diabetes screening while getting educated concerning prostate cancer prevention?

December 18, 2006 | Special to the Herald | Local


Cocaine bust nets nine from Metter

Federal agents and local law enforcement arrested 13 people Tuesday morning on cocaine and related charges. Nine of the suspects are from the Metter area; four are from Atlanta.

December 18, 2006 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Democratic incumbents declared winners in Georgia House races

ATLANTA - Georgia's secretary of state on Wednesday certified the results of the Nov. 7 general election, declaring two Democratic congressmen winners in their re-election bids, but by slim margins.

December 18, 2006 | From staff and wire reports | Local


Man dies in a single-vehicle accident

A Pembroke man was killed Monday night after his vehicle left the roadway and struck a tree.

December 18, 2006 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Police: Man sold drugs at home where elderly woman was killed

ATLANTA - Many of the folks on the rundown northwest Atlanta street where Kathryn Johnston lived fortify their windows with metal bars and arm themselves with guns for protection.

December 18, 2006 | By GREG BLUESTEIN Associated Press | Local


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Severe weather possible Tuesday morning

Dangerous weather is possible Tuesday morning as a line of storms sweeps across the region.

April 14, 2014 | Holli Deal Bragg | Local


Lawsuit: Factory pollutes Altamaha River

ATLANTA - An environmental group is suing Rayonier Inc., alleging that its factory in southeast Georgia is discharging millions of gallons of waste that darken the Altamaha River and make it smell miles downstream.

April 14, 2014 | By RAY HENRY Associated Press | Local


2 arrested in fight during which shot was fired

No one was injured during a fight involving gunfire Sunday afternoon in a busy parking lot, but police arrested two men they say were involved.

April 14, 2014 | Holli Deal Bragg | Local


GSU hosts fourth annual ‘No Impact Week’

Georgia Southern University's Center for Sustainability has teamed up with the University Wellness Program to host a number of events throughout April that are designed to improve and protect the environment and change behavior when it comes to food, energy, water and waste.

April 14, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Local


Big rig, pickup truck collide

A tractor trailer and a pickup truck collided early Monday morning after the big rig tried to avoid the pickup, which was traveling south in the northbound lane of U.S. Highway 301 South, according to the Georgia State Patrol.

April 14, 2014 | From staff reports | Local


Shot fired in air at Statesboro Walmart parking lot

Statesboro police are investigating an incident in the Walmart parking lot where witnesses said a shot was fired during a fight Sunday afternoon.

April 13, 2014 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Have you registered to vote?

Spring election season is just about here.

April 12, 2014 | From staff reports | Local


Connection Church films video for Easter Service

After four days of filming, the 15-minute video Connection Church plans to use during its Easter services is ready.

April 12, 2014 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Memorial Day restored as school holiday

Memorial Day 2015 is back in the Bulloch County Schools' future - or rather, it is no longer on their calendar as a school day.

April 11, 2014 | By AL HACKLE ahackle@statesboroherald.com | Local


Former energy secretary to speak at GSU

Georgia Southern University will host Dr. Steven Chu, a Nobel Prize Winner in physics and former U.S. energy secretary, as the keynote speaker for No Impact Week at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Performing Arts Center, 847 Plant Drive.

April 11, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Local


Churches offer daily community worship during Holy Week

Five Statesboro churches will work together during Holy Week, April 14-18, to provide noontime worship services for the community.

April 11, 2014 | By LORETTA BRANDON Special to the Herald | Local


Splashy’s Egg Dive set for Saturday

Splash in the Boro will host its fourth annual Splashy's Egg Dive on Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon under the dome.

April 11, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Local


Online charter school accepting new students

Georgia Connections Academy, a statewide online K-12 charter school, has opened enrollment for the 2014-2015 school year and will conduct in-person information sessions with parents and students across the state.

April 11, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Local


Deal backs medical marijuana trials

ATLANTA - Gov. Nathan Deal on Thursday announced two separate efforts to pursue clinical trials on a cannabis-based drug that has shown promise in helping children who suffer from seizure disorders.

April 10, 2014 | By KATHLEEN FOODY Associated Press | Local


Yu wants to downsize government

Out of his desire to reduce regulation and what he sees as federal intrusion, Eugene Yu, a Republican candidate for Congress in the 12th District, would like to see the U.S. Departments of Education, Energy and Commerce and the Environmental Protection Agency abolished.

April 10, 2014 | By AL HACKLE ahackle@statesboroherald.com | Local


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