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Statesboro High senior has ‘Skills’

At Statesboro High School, many students study vocational trades. In fact, senior Stephen Weaver has just completed his regional and state competitions of the SkillsUSA organization, taking top honors at each level.

April 28, 2009 | By ROGER ALLEN | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - GSU Wildlife Center opens Wetlands Preserve; Boro Business

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Tuesday, April 28, 2008

April 28, 2009 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Sallie Z teacher carries on tradition

In some classrooms in the Bulloch County public schools, there is a feeling of permanence. That was, and is, particularly true in the case of the "Callaway" classrooms. Starr Callaway Anderson grew up watching her mother Jo Callaway teach at the old Statesboro High School for some 30 years.

April 27, 2009 | By ROGER ALLEN Special to the Herald | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Great American Cleanup; Bulloch History Moment: Groveland

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Monday, April 27, 2008

April 27, 2009 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


City OKs wireless plan

The Statesboro City Council decided Tuesday to move forward with a plan to install a wireless network in partnership with Clearwire communications.

April 26, 2009 | Phil Boyum | Local


Landfill to close on Saturdays

In a cost cutting move, the city of Statesboro will be closing the transfer station, or landfill, located on North Main, to the public on Saturdays.

April 25, 2009 | Phil Boyum | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Freedom the Eagle flies; Phil & Chad: Give up their rights

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Friday, April 24, 2008

April 24, 2009 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Students carry 400-pound cross through Statesboro

A group of Georgia Southern University students affiliated with the Wesley Foundation were seen walking around Statesboro Friday carrying a 400-pound wooden cross. They did so to spread the message that "God has greater things to be done around this city," besides the political and other issues being discussed today. The group was also filming a video with the same message, to go along with the song "God of This City," by Chris Tomlin. The video will be shown at the Wesley Foundation on Fair Road Wednesday at 8 p.m., and all citizens are invited to attend.

April 24, 2009 | Eddie Ledbetter | Local


New principal named at SEB

In what appeared to be a surprise to even the Bulloch County School Board members, Bulloch school superintendent Dr. Lewis Holloway recommended Dr. Trey Robertson for the vacant position of Southeast Bulloch High School principal.

April 23, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Confederate Monument turns 100

An important moment in Bulloch County history will be noted Saturday as local Confederate historical reenactors and members of the Ogeechee Rifle Camp 941 Sons of Confederate Veterans hold a ceremony recognizing the 100th anniversary of the installation of the Confederate monument on the Bulloch County Courthouse Square.

April 23, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Two charged in domestic violence case

A man suffered two broken front teeth, a swollen eye and cuts to his forehead in a physical battle Wednesday evening that ended with his arrest as well as that of the woman who attacked him with a knife.

April 23, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Wetlands preserve opening at GSU Wildlife Center

Georgia Southern University's Center for Wildlife Education and the Lamar Q Ball, Jr. Raptor Center will celebrate the grand opening of the center's Wetland Preserve on Saturday. An afternoon of free festivities for the public begins at 3 p.m. and runs until 7 p.m.

April 23, 2009 | Special to the Herald | Local


'Appointment with Death' comes to Averitt Center

The Averitt STARS Community Theater brings one of Agatha Christie's most famous murder mysteries, "Appointment with Death," to the stage of the Emma Kelly Theater beginning tonight.

April 23, 2009 | From Staff Reports | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - 2009 Small Business of the Year; Cowboy Troy in the Studio

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Thursday, April 23, 2008

April 23, 2009 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Raw video: High winds damage mobile home off bypass

Tuesday evening's high winds blew the roof off of a mobile home near the intersection of Veterans Memorial Parkway and Cypress Lake Road.

April 22, 2009 | Eddie Ledbetter | Local


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Unity service lays down a challenge

Click here to watch extended video of Sunday's unity service.

June 22, 2015 | Jim Healy | Local


Boys & Girls Club receiving major boosts

To continue supplying a budget for year-round activities while also mounting a multiyear capital campaign, adult leaders of the Boys & Girls Club of Bulloch County hope to call on established supporters and new funding sources.

June 22, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local


Boys & Girls Club hopes for new home

Shoe squeaks and shouts of boys and girls playing on a basketball court below could be heard from Mike Jones' loft office. Jones works inside the former clothing factory warehouse that is the Boys & Girls Club of Bulloch County's remaining usable building, a building it doesn't own.

June 22, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local


Brooklet death ruled a homicide

The June 6 death of Betty Jean King, 51, is now being investigated as a homicide, the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office announced Monday.

June 22, 2015 | From staff reports | Local


Fight leads to child molestation arrest

A fight Friday night between women gave deputies the information they needed to arrest one woman on child molestation and other charges, the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office reported.

June 22, 2015 | From staff reports | Local


An emotional service brings people, faiths of Statesboro together

Prayer, hope, sadness and an overwhelming faith in the healing powers of God filled the Original First African Baptist Church Sunday evening, as local residents of all races came together at the Statesboro church for a community service of unity in the wake of the Charleston church shootings.

June 21, 2015 | | Local


Shakespeare is not dead in Statesboro

Something wicked this way comes - dropping limbs and hunting brains along the way.

June 21, 2015 | Special to the Herald | Local


County commissioners: Tax increase may be unavoidable

Bulloch County commissioners haven't raised taxes since 2007, but that trend is likely to end in 2015.

June 20, 2015 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


A golf prodigy

As the best golfers in the world battle it out for the U.S. Open championship today, a homegrown possible future star of the sport will take on some of the best young golfers in the country.

June 20, 2015 | Mike Anthony | Local


CST arrests four on meth charges

After responding to reports of a possible meth lab, the Statesboro-Bulloch Crime Suppression Team arrested three people June 11 and a fourth person Friday.

June 19, 2015 | | Local


Trashy problem creates dumpster dilemma

Bulloch County has a trashy problem, and it seems to be getting worse, according to one county official. People are dumping illegally at several unmanned dumpster sites, and it is costing county taxpayers.

June 19, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


A really special camp

A camp for adolescents with disabilities run by a partnership between Georgia Southern University, the Statesboro-Bulloch County Parks and Recreation Department and the Therapy SPOT has turned out to be a winning combination for all involved.

June 19, 2015 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Excelsior EMC facing two lawsuits

Two class action lawsuits filed in Candler County in May against Excelsior Electric Membership Corporation seek compensation for capital credits not refunded to members, past and present.

June 18, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


City denies GBI request

With the City Charter requiring at least three votes to pass any motion, Statesboro City Council on Tuesday night did not approve a resolution releasing a document requested by the GBI, despite two votes in favor and one opposed.

June 18, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local


Canoe tug-of-war coming to Boro

Statesboro's monthly First Friday event for June actually will be held on Saturday from 5 to 8 p.m. and will feature a first in downtown Statesboro - a canoe tug-of-war.

June 18, 2015 | Special to the Herald | Local


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