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Eagles say aaaargh!

Georgia Southern's 2006 Homecoming Parade Friday afternoon set the mood for a long weekend of events. Eagles donned their pirate hats and embraced the pirate spirit during their "Shipwrecked at Southern" parade that snaked its way across campus Friday afternoon. Original floats and decorated vehicles cut a path from Paulson Stadium to Sweetheart Circle. This year's week of events was the largest ever and next year is expected to be even bigger.Campus organizations grabbed up their swords and spears in the name of school spirit and rallied support for the Eagles as the team prepares for their ...

October 30, 2006 | By MICHELLE BOAEN | Local


Bush to visit the Boro

President George W. Bush is coming to Statesboro.

October 30, 2006 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Three in custody for Statesboro homicide

Statesboro Police have three men in custody they said were involved in a shooting Saturday that left one dead and two injured.

October 28, 2006 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Special video for Doxey family

October 27, 2006 | | Local


Oasis appeal denied

The Statesboro City Council unanimously let stand a decision of the Alcohol Control Board to suspend the alcohol license of Oasis for 120 days and fine the restaurant $7,000 for a second and third violation of the city's alcohol ordinance.

October 27, 2006 | By LUKE MARTIN | Local


DeLoach speaks out on voter information

Voters need to take the time to educate themselves about the candidates and issues on the ballot prior to entering the polls to vote, Bulloch County Election Superintendent Lee DeLoach said Thursday in front of a group of senior citizens.

October 27, 2006 | By LUKE MARTIN | Local


Pet walk

This year's Walk for Diabetes will have a different flair from previous years as there will be a parade included.

October 27, 2006 | By LUKE MARTIN | Local


School teachers receive grants for use

A number of Bulloch County teachers are likely smiling after receiving grants from the Foundation for Public School Education in Bulloch County.

October 27, 2006 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Police arrest fourth homicide suspect

Statesboro Police investigators have four Waycross men in custody they say were involved in a shooting incident Saturday that left one dead and two injured.

October 27, 2006 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Horse enthusiasts invited to Halloween Saturday

Horse lovers are invited to a Trick-or-Treat Trail Ride and Halloween costume contest for both horses and riders Saturday, Oct. 28, at Quanah Stables in Stilson.

October 27, 2006 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Burns, Barrow debate at OTC

The two candidates vying to represent Georgia's 12th Congressional District squared off at a forum Monday night discussing topics ranging from immigration and the war on terror to the minimum wage and agriculture issues.

October 26, 2006 | By LUKE MARTIN | Local


Internet outage

Northland Cable customers who found they could not surf the Internet Tuesday can blame the beavers.

October 26, 2006 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Sculpt It at GSU

The rotunda at Georgia Southern was transformed Wednesday into a collection of treasures, anchors and other pirate-themed designs, all made out of donated canned goods and clothing.

October 26, 2006 | By LUKE MARTIN | Local


Voter registration at GSU

Even though the deadline has passed to register for the upcoming November election, a group of students are still working to register students to vote in future elections.

October 25, 2006 | By LUKE MARTIN | Local


More murder suspects

Police have identified a second suspect in Saturday's early-morning homicide and are working to identify a third man believed to have been involved in the shooting that left one man dead, and another man and a woman wounded.

October 25, 2006 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


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Perdue defeats Kingston in Georgia Senate runoff

ATLANTA - Businessman David Perdue has defeated longtime Rep. Jack Kingston in the Republican runoff for Georgia's U.S. Senate nomination, setting up a nationally significant general election matchup against Democrat Michelle Nunn.

July 22, 2014 | The Associated Press | Local


FBI takes over Rocky Ford investigation

Federal agents have taken over an investigation regarding suspicious financial issues in the small town of Rocky Ford in Screven County.

July 22, 2014 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


Sick foxes sighted in and around Statesboro

Bulloch County Humane Enforcement officers have fielded several calls recently about foxes that appear ill, and supervisor Joey Sanders reminds citizens that rabies has been documented in the area in the past.

July 22, 2014 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


‘Obamacare’ insurance exchange subsidies draw conflicting court rulings

More than 190,000 Georgians are enrolled in the health insurance exchange created by the Affordable Care Act.

July 22, 2014 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


5 things to know about Georgia's runoff election

Voters across Georgia will decide 21 primary runoff races during balloting Tuesday, including a high-profile Republican Senate contest between U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston and businessman David Perdue. Here are five things to know about Tuesday's election.

July 21, 2014 | By RAY HENRY and RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


Georgia NAACP announces Freedom Summer Fellowship Program

The Georgia State Conference of the NAACP recently announced its 2014 Freedom Summer Fellows, including one based at Georgia Southern University.

July 21, 2014 | From staff reports | Local


Conditional bond granted for ex-Statesboro High coach

A man accused of sexual misconduct with a high school student has been granted a conditional bond, weeks after a Bulloch County Superior Court judge initially denied bond.

July 21, 2014 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


Statesboro getting lots of fiber

With about 125 miles of fiber optic cable now being laid to serve Statesboro and Hinesville, Hargray Communications will become the fifth provider of fiber-based, high-speed Internet service in the Statesboro market.

July 21, 2014 | By AL HACKLE | Local


GBI seeks suspects in Brooklet armed robbery

An armed robbery in Brooklet Sunday night has been turned over to agents from the Statesboro office of the Georgia Bureau of Investigation.

July 21, 2014 | From staff reports | Local


Rocky Ford woman dies in wreck

A Rocky Ford woman was killed Sunday when she lost control of her vehicle on Georgia Highway 17.

July 21, 2014 | From staff reports | Local


Georgia Senate hopefuls stick to conservatives

CARTERSVILLE - As they battle for Georgia's Republican nomination for the U.S Senate, Rep. Jack Kingston and businessman David Perdue appeal almost exclusively to conservative voters.

July 19, 2014 | By BILL BARROW Associated Press | Local


Parkway honors former mayor, media innovator

A segment of Fair Road is now McDougald Memorial Parkway, honoring a mayor who brought Statesboro its sewer system and donated land for the founding of a church and a university, as well as his descendants, some prominent in electronic and print media.

July 19, 2014 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Local woman grabs $557 in groceries

With shoppers and employees of Ken's IGA in Brooklet cheering her on, Janina Jones of Statesboro filled her shopping cart with $557 of meat and frozen food on Saturday as the winner of the Statesboro Herald's first 60-second Grocery Grab contest.

July 19, 2014 | From staff reports | Local


A growing problem

Reports of graffiti, increased crime and the arrests of suspects with admitted gang connections have local law enforcement keeping a close eye on a growing problem.

July 19, 2014 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


Kingston touts ‘local’ appeal

In a phone interview while campaigning Friday morning in Atlanta, U.S. Senate candidate Rep. Jack Kingston said he has the conservative credentials to appeal to Republicans at this stage but that being accessible and "local" will help him with independent voters.

July 18, 2014 | Al Hackle | Local


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