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The origin of Thanksgiving

The first recorded Thanksgiving celebration in North America soil was held on Sept. 8, 1565 in Saint Augustine, Fla., after 600 Spanish settlers set foot in the New World for the first time. Led by Pedro Menendez de Aviles, the settlers built a little village, which would eventually become the city of Saint Augustine.

November 25, 2009 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Mornings unPHILtered - In search of volunteer Santas

The first guest on Wednesday's "Mornings unPHILtered" show was Chad Avret, the operations division manager for the Statesboro-Bulloch County Parks and Recreation Department. Avret and his staff operate eight parks encompassing more than 213 acres. The department also oversees 28 buildings at the parks.

November 25, 2009 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Help in hard times

During the holidays, citizens having a hard time making ends meet need help to ensure their tables aren't empty. And that's where the Statesboro Food Bank comes in. The Food Bank handed out more than 200 turkey breast rolls Tuesday, along with other food to make sure recipients have a full Thanksgiving meal today.

November 25, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Statesboro High to remain in Classification AAAA

Statesboro High School's athletic program will remain in Classification AAAA, school officials said Wednesday. For details, please check beck here later.

November 25, 2009 | Staff reports | Local


Shopping by Lantern Light

November 24, 2009 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Local


Mornings unPHILtered - Talking about Hatcher's firing

Sports took center stage Tuesday on "Mornings unPHILtered," as host Phil Boyum welcomed Statesboro Herald sports editor Matt Yogus and Herald prep sports writer Mike Anthony to the show.

November 24, 2009 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Police arrest 3 in Campus Club burglary

Police arrested three men and a juvenile - all four caught in the act of their crimes -were arrested Monday after quick-thinking witnesses reported suspicious activity.

November 24, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Studio Statesboro - Santa arrives at the mall; Business in the Boro: Pecans

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


Man killed in accident with 18-wheeler Saturday

A Columbus man was killed Saturday afternoon in Screven County when he failed to stop at an intersection and pulled into the path of an 18-wheeler.

November 23, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Mornings unPHILtered - Furlough week at GSU

The first guest on Monday's "Mornings unPHILtered" show was Dr. Ron Shiffler, the Dean of GSU's College of Business Administration. Host Phil Boyum and Shiffler discussed how the staff of virtually the entire University System of Georgia is being furloughed for three days this week in order to meet budget reductions of 8 percent, with 5 percent being met through the savings engendered by the furloughs.

November 23, 2009 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Holiday shopping, theft season begins Friday

Friday will be the largest shopping day of the year -Black Friday - and heralds the beginning of the holiday shopping season.

November 23, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local




Shopping by Lantern downtown event is Tuesday

Area residents will have the opportunity Tuesday to enjoy "Shopping by Lantern Light" at the Main Street Farmers Market in downtown Statesboro.

November 22, 2009 | Special to the Herald | Local


Counselors earn trust at Mill Creek

There are two women at Mill Creek Elementary School whose jobs require them to talk to the school's nearly 700 students on a regular basis. To most people, that may seem to be an almost Herculean task, but to Dawn Beck and Lauren Webb it is probably the best part of their jobs.

November 21, 2009 | By ROGER ALLEN | Local


GSU Head Football Coach Chris Hatcher fired

Moments after the Georgia Southern Eagles defeated The Citadel 13-6 in the Eagles' final football game of the season Saturday at Paulson Stadium, head coach Chris Hatcher was told his contract would not be renewed.

November 21, 2009 | By MATT YOGUS | Local


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Police creating standards office

With approval from City Council, the Statesboro Police Department is creating an Office of Professional Standards, to be staffed by one sergeant responsible for recruiting ...

February 03, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Zika in Bulloch?

A mosquito-borne virus that has been known since 1947, Zika can affect anyone, but pregnant women are especially vulnerable to the virus, which is believed ...

February 03, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


ArtsFest back on for 34th year

ArtsFest, that day of parent-and-child activities ranging from molding clay, sculpting sand and painting pets to watching professional artists work, is back on for 2016 ...

February 03, 2016 | By AL HACKLE | Local


‘Oubliette,’ ‘corsair’ earn Brooklet student spelling bee title

Correctly spelling "oubliette" and "corsair" earned Eric Lim, a fifth-grade student at Brooklet Elementary School, the title of 2016 Bulloch County Spelling Bee champion on ...

February 03, 2016 | | Local


Hall pitches bid for superior court judge seat

Former Assistant District Attorney and municipal Judge Martha Hall says she will focus on protecting families and serving the community should she be elected as ...

February 02, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Intoxicated couple steals car, crashes into convenience store

A man and woman in a stolen car that crashed into a convenience store Monday morning were too intoxicated to be completely booked into the ...

February 01, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Judge Turner will not seek re-election

Closing in on more than 30 years as a judge, Bulloch County Superior Court Judge John R. "Robbie" Turner announced Monday that he will not ...

February 01, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


A local high-tech HQ

Digital Office Equipment's new headquarters, occupying the middle bend of the Ogeechee Crossing shopping center south of Statesboro, has a sort of Silicon Valley ...

February 01, 2016 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Statesboro man hospitalized after wreck Saturday

A man who ran a stop sign Saturday on Old River Road said his clutch failed, sending him crashing into another vehicle, according to Georgia ...

February 01, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


Police seek information about convenience store robbery

The Statesboro Police Department is seeking information about an armed robbery at a local convenience store.

February 01, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


Recreation Dept. honors its volunteers of the year

The Statesboro Bulloch County Parks and Recreation Department depends on more than 600 volunteers each year in sports activities, recreational programs, and in the afterschool ...

February 01, 2016 | Special to the Herald | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Glenn Davis merger start of something big

Mergers and acquisitions are key words today in the insurance industry. Many changes were brought on because of health care reform and other key indices ...

February 01, 2016 | | Local


Historical Society seeking documents about 1904 tragedies

The Bulloch County Historical Society is in the process of gathering factual information to be published in a book about the 1904 Hodges family murders ...

January 31, 2016 | Special to the Herald | Local


Two BOE incumbents not running

The current Bulloch County Board of Education chairman, Mike Herndon, and last year's chairman, Dr. LeVon Wilson, both said this week they will not ...

January 31, 2016 | By AL HACKLE | Local


52 Weeks of Giving: Learning the gift of giving

Every Friday afternoon at 4, kids and adults of all ages gather at the Statesboro Library for one purpose: to do a good deed. The ...

January 31, 2016 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


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