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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


Community Bank sets example for 'Model Giving'

As many businesses in Bulloch County continue to conduct their United Way Campaigns during November, First Southern National Bank sets the pace as a "fair share" giver.

December 18, 2006 | By JENNY LYNN ANDERSON Special to the Herald | Local


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Sky Country to perform at Dublin VA

Sky Country, a component of the United States Air Force Band of the West, will perform a concert at the Carl Vinson VA Medical Center in Dublin at 2 p.m. Sept. 3 in the medical center auditorium. The concert is free and open to the public.

August 27, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Local


Off and on – again and again

Rolling blackouts throughout the day Tuesday disrupted business, caused traffic tie-ups and hampered normal daily living as electric company employees worked to repair damage to a substation caused by fire.

August 26, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Georgia Southern to host American cartoonist and featured TED Talks speaker

Georgia Southern University's College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences will host Scott McCloud, cartoonist and comic book theorist, on Wednesday, Sept. 10, at 5:30 p.m. in room 1115 of the College of Education.

August 26, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Local


Emerging disease confirmed in wild Bulloch County snake

A disease that some scientists have compared to the illness killing bats by the millions has been documented in a wild snake in Georgia.

August 26, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Local


PBS show to highlight Georgia Southern at Camp Lawton tonight

In 2012, the PBS show "Time Team America" tracked the adventures of Georgia Southern University archeologists and students at Camp Lawton, a Civil War POW camp in Millen, as they uncovered buried secrets using the latest technology and decades of expertise. The episode will premiere tonight at 9 on PBS.

August 26, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Local


Statesboro 'hit style' murder trial scheduled for September

A Bulloch County judge denied a motion Monday to continue the trial of a man accused of orchestrating a "hit-style" murder while he was in prison.

August 25, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Statesboro's open meetings investigation has called on 30-plus people

The investigation into whether former City Manager Frank Parker and members of Statesboro City Council sometimes met privately in violation of the Open Meetings Act involved interviews and phone calls with more than 30 local people by the end of July.

August 25, 2014 | Al Hackle | Local


East Georgia State College, Ogeechee Technical College sign transfer agreement

Ogeechee Technical College and East Georgia State College have signed a formal articulation agreement, allowing credits to transfer between the two colleges.

August 25, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - 'Old-school radio guy' buys Statesboro stations

Neal Ardman of St. Marys, operating under the corporate name Radio Statesboro Inc., has closed on the acquisition of a six-station cluster that serves Statesboro.

August 25, 2014 | By DeWAYNE GRICE | Local


Statesboro firm sells internationally

Low Country Auction & Real Estate, founded by Jeff Raines in 2006 and affiliated with industry leader United Country Real Estate and Auction Services since 2011, exposes antiques, collectibles and other household and commercial items from southeastern Georgia and South Carolina to nationwide and international bidding.

August 25, 2014 | Al Hackle | Local


Georgia Southern online MBA program is top 30 in the nation

Georgia Southern University's College of Business Administration Online Master of Business Administration program has been named one of the nation's Top 30 Best Online MBA Programs by BestColleges.com.

August 25, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Local


Statesboro man charged with making bomb threats

A man was arrested and charged with making bomb threats against two apartment complexes Monday, police said.

August 25, 2014 | From staff reports | Local


Parker claims status as city whistleblower

In a notice of intent to file a claim against the city of Statesboro, former City Manager Frank Parker asked for more than $250,000 in damages and asserted that he was protected by the state Whistleblower Act for statements that led to his June 24 firing.

August 24, 2014 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Willow Hill School to celebrate anniversary

The Willow Hill Heritage and Renaissance Center will celebrate the 140th anniversary of the Willow Hill School and 60th anniversary of the existing building with activities beginning at 9 a.m. Saturday.

August 23, 2014 | | Local


Barrow, Allen both target Obama in early TV ads

SAVANNAH - Rather than take shots at each other, Democratic Rep. John Barrow and the Republican running for his east Georgia congressional seat have rolled out early campaign ads taking aim at the same target: President Barack Obama.

August 23, 2014 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


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