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Let the games begin - Special Olympics underway at Mill Creek

Mill Creek Park was filled with thousands of smiles Friday night as the opening ceremonies for the 2008 Special Olympics Fall Games paved the way for a weekend filled with fun activities for disabled and special education athletes.

October 18, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Vision quest - SHS player back on field after losing eye to paintball

A little after 9 p.m., on Saturday, Oct. 20, 2007, on Woodrow Circle in Statesboro - Jeremy Scott's life changed forever.

October 17, 2008 | By CHAD BISHOP | Local


Boro welcomes Special Olympics; games start Friday

More than 2,000 athletes and coaches from across Georgia are in Statesboro to compete all weekend in the Special Olympics Fall Games.

October 17, 2008 | Special to the Herald | Local


Report: 'Suspicious' couple arrested after complaint in Hazelwood subdivision

A couple was arrested Tuesday afternoon after a woman complained they were acting suspiciously in the Hazlewood subdivision, and their refusal to cooperate with Bulloch County Sheriff's deputies led to charges, according to reports.

October 17, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Reports: Five arrested on drug charges at The Pointe at Southern apartments

After receiving a tip about possible drug activity taking place at a residence at The Pointe at Southern apartments, members of the Statesboro Police Department Crime Suppression Unit investigated and ended up arresting five on drug charges Tuesday, according to reports.

October 17, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Dulcimer presentation; Jake's Entertainment: Look Homeward Angel play

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Thursday, October 2, 2008

October 17, 2008 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Nearly 600 have cast early votes in Bulloch

The Bulloch County Courthouse has been much busier than usual lately as nearly 600 people cast their ballot for the presidential election during the first week-and-a-half of early voting.

October 16, 2008 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


Students' homecoming pranks could lead to arrests, charges

It's homecoming season, and local high school students are keeping with tradition by pulling pranks. However, many property owners don't find the pranks funny, and they're calling the law.

October 16, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Viracon layoff affects 164 Statesboro employees

More than 150 employees of one of Statesboro's largest industries face a layoff effective Monday in light of recent economic crisis.

October 16, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Bouncer manslaughter cases in 2004 death of GSU student dropped

NEW ORLEANS - Prosecutors dropped manslaughter charges Wednesday against the last two Bourbon Street bouncers accused of suffocating a visiting Georgia Southern University student to death after a dispute about getting into a French Quarter karaoke bar on New Year's Eve 2004.

October 16, 2008 | By MARY FOSTER Associated Press Writer | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Kickin' it for Diabetes; High Hope Art Show

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Wednesday, October 1, 2008

October 16, 2008 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


2008 Fair Book dedicated in honor of longtime Kiwanian

Thirty years is a long time to belong to a club, but it's nowhere near the end of the line for long-time Statesboro Kiwanis Club member Vince Galasso.

October 15, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Fair exhibit competition entries welcome

The 47th Annual Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair is right around the corner, and the agricultural fair involves much more than a midway filled with rides.

October 15, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Police: DUI suspect arrested after seen driving with no front tires

A Statesboro Police officer who heard a "loud grinding noise" while assisting another officer with a traffic stop looked up to see a man driving a car with no front tires on Veteran's Memorial Parkway Saturday night.

October 15, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Celtic musician to perform at Emma Kelly Theater Friday

Celtic musician Scott Williams will perform with his unique, hammered dulcimer Friday at 7:30 p.m. at the Emma Kelly Theater. The event is sponsored by the Center for Irish Studies at Georgia Southern University.

October 15, 2008 | Special to the Herald | Local


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2 officers shot near Atlanta

DECATUR, Ga. - Two men accused of invading a home outside Atlanta opened fire on two police officers with an AK-47 assault rifle Friday morning, causing a gunbattle that left four people injured and a lengthy manhunt by heavily armed authorities.

December 12, 2014 | | Local


Local author offers hope, healing in new book

She was abused by her stepfather, threatened by her half-brother, teased by classmates and rejected and abandoned by her mother.

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


Graduating Eagles spread their wings

If you didn't know that STEM in educational jargon is an acronym for "science, technology, engineering and math," Georgia Southern University's fall graduation services, especially the one at midday, were a good time to learn.

December 12, 2014 | Al Hackle | Local


Statesboro Regional Art Association members re-create famous paintings

The Statesboro Regional Art Association recently debuted a collection of artwork at an exhibit called "The Artful Copy" with a reception and viewing at the Honey Bowen Building.

December 11, 2014 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Statesboro woman charged with selling narcotics from her home

A woman was arrested after officers investigated the possible sale of narcotics from her apartment, according to the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office.

December 11, 2014 | From staff reports | Local


Statesboro man arrested in connection with shooting of teen in South Carolina

A man wanted on an attempted murder charge in South Carolina was arrested early Thursday in a Statesboro home, according to the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office.

December 11, 2014 | From staff reports | Local


Man arrested in connection with Friday’s ‘suspicious person’ incident at GSU

A man has been arrested in connection with the scare that led police to lock down portions of Georgia Southern University's campus for a few hours Friday morning.

December 10, 2014 | Jason Wermers | Local


Statesboro police charge 2nd male with molesting teen

A second male has been charged with molesting a 13-year-old girl whose mother has been charged with lying about the girl's age, police said.

December 10, 2014 | From staff reports | Local


Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market to open in Statesboro next week

The new Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market will open Wednesday, Dec. 17, following a brief ribbon-cutting ceremony at 7:30 a.m.

December 10, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Local


Twin City to hold Christmas Tour of Homes

Besides being "twice as friendly, twice as nice," Twin City, just 35 miles west of Statesboro and 13 miles west of Portal on U.S. Highway 80, is a "Little City (with a) Big History."

December 10, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Local


Photo gallery: How the Penguins Saved Christmas

Second and third graders at Mattie Lively Elementary School performed "How the Penguins Saved Christmas."

December 09, 2014 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local


Georgia Southern University student robbed

Georgia Southern University officials warned students to be cautious after a victim was robbed early Tuesday morning.

December 09, 2014 | From staff reports | Local


Bulloch County man arrested after stolen vehicles found on his property

Deputies seeking a wanted person on Rocky Ford Road Thursday found a four-wheeler and dirt bike they said were stolen.

December 09, 2014 | | Local


Proposed Statesboro TAD reaches way beyond South Main

Statesboro's proposed Tax Allocation District is not restricted to South Main Street.

December 09, 2014 | Al Hackle | Local


Wild Bulloch County chase leads to meth lab arrests

A wild chase through the Middleground community early Monday evening ended with deputies finding a meth lab and having to subdue the fleeing driver via Taser.

December 09, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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