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Mobile food pantry at Boro mall Saturday

Anyone who is in need of assistance with food need only to visit the mobile food pantry Saturday, May 3, at the Statesboro Mall near Bi-Lo. The hours of the pantry are from noon until 2 p.m.

May 15, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Local service for National Day of Prayer to be held today

A prayer service held on the lawn of the Bulloch County Courthouse will be just one of tens of thousands of prayer events planned across the country today, in recognition of the 57th Annual National Day of Prayer. The service begins at 11:30 a.m. After the service, a luncheon will be held at R.J.'s Steakery, with Dr. Michael Guido as the guest speaker. Tickets for the luncheon are $10.

May 15, 2008 | Special to the Herald | Local


Parade of Homes and home show to be Saturday

Whether you're in the market for a home, looking for ideas or just want to have a great time, there's "something for everyone" at the 2008 Parade of Homes and home show, said Keely NeSmith Fennell, president of the Home Builders Association of Statesboro.

May 15, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Three arrested in armed robbery of The Store in Register

Bulloch County Sheriff's investigators arrested three men Wednesday, charged in the April 15 armed robbery of The Store in Register, said Bulloch County Sheriff Lynn Anderson.

May 15, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Cowboy Cookoff for St. Jude to be held Saturday

It's grilling with style, and for a good cause.

May 14, 2008 | Special to the Herald | Local


Children gather at GSU for weekly Learning Garden

Every week during the spring, children gather at the Garden and learn some valuable life lessons. First, they plant, nurture and harvest a vegetable garden. Then, they give the vegetables they grew to the Statesboro Food Bank.

May 14, 2008 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Tuesday, April 29, 2008

May 14, 2008 | | Local


U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson to speak at GSU

U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson will serve as the featured speaker at Georgia Southern University's 2008 Spring Commencement on May 10.

May 14, 2008 | Special to the Herald | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Monday April 28, 2008

May 13, 2008 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer | Local


Public works employee resigns after arrest

Bulloch County Public Works employee William Robert Barber resigned his position Friday after he was arrested last week on several charges involving a firearm, said Bulloch County Sheriff Lynn Anderson.

May 13, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


William James trio earns state honor for engineering project

Fielding Keeley, James Connors and John Vanterpool of William James Middle School just earned exceptional honors: they brought home the Grand Prize for all Team Projects at the Junior (Middle School) Division of the State Science and Engineering Fair held earlier in April.

May 12, 2008 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Hodges wins big at annual flower show

Mary Sue Hodges of the Spade 'n Trowel Garden Club walked away with most of the top awards at the 2008 Bulloch Council of Garden Clubs Flower Show "GSU: A Bouquet of Learning" on Saturday.

May 12, 2008 | Special to the Herald | Local


GSU, Willingway partner to create addiction center

The month of April was designated Alcohol Awareness Month by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration since 1987 in order to call awareness to alcohol abuse as a treatable disease. That designation takes on greater meaning at Georgia Southern University as the Task Force for the Center for Addiction Recovery continues to develop its focus.

May 11, 2008 | Special to the Herald | Local


Clerk of courts decides not to run

Qualifying for several local partisan offices begins Monday, with one office being vacated by the incumbent.

May 11, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Bulloch sheriff plans to run for re-election

Bulloch County Sheriff Lynn Anderson has had a great deal on his plate during his second term in office. He said Thursday he looks forward to a third term, if elected, and plans to qualify next week to run. Anderson is a Republican.

May 11, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


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OctoberQuest on Saturday benefits United Way

The Second Annual OctoberQuest benefiting United Way of Southeast Georgia is set for Saturday at The Clubhouse. Proceeds from the event will benefit the local United Way, which serves Bulloch, Candler, Emanuel, Evans, Jenkins and Tattnall counties.

October 15, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Local


2nd Texas health worker tests positive for Ebola

DALLAS - A second Dallas hospital worker who provided care for the first Ebola patient diagnosed in the U.S. has tested positive for the disease, and officials on Wednesday began reaching out to passengers who had been on a flight with her the day before she fell ill.

October 15, 2014 | By EMILY SCHMALL and NOMAAN MERCHANT Associated Press | Local


Man pleads guilty in Statesboro stabbing murder

A Twin City man charged with stabbing a man to death in February pleaded guilty Tuesday.

October 14, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


5 men arrested on marijuana charges

Despite efforts to hide evidence, including a felony amount of marijuana and a handgun stashed in a toilet, five men were jailed Saturday after law enforcement paid them an unexpected visit, authorities said.

October 14, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


3 armed men force way into Bulloch County mobile home

A home invasion early Tuesday morning has sheriff's investigators seeking information on three suspects.

October 14, 2014 | From staff reports | Local


Chinese acrobats to visit Georgia Southern's PAC

Georgia Southern University's Performing Arts Center, 847 Plant Drive, will welcome the National Acrobats of the People's Republic of China as they perform "Cirque Peking" at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.

October 13, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Local


Ad says Rep. Barrow 'lying' on tying pay to budget

SAVANNAH, Ga. - Two weeks after Rep. John Barrow rolled out a campaign ad telling voters he wants a law ensuring members of Congress don't get paid if they fail to pass a budget, his Republican opponent fired back Monday with a TV spot saying the congressman voted against that very idea last year and is "lying to stay in office."

October 13, 2014 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


Health officials urge hospitals to 'think Ebola'

DALLAS - Federal health officials on Monday urged the nation's hospitals to "think Ebola" and launched a review of procedures for treating infected patients, while the World Health Organization called the outbreak "the most severe, acute health emergency seen in modern times."

October 13, 2014 | By EMILY SCHMALL and NOMAAN MERCHANT Associated Press | Local


Fields of Faith set Wednesday for Statesboro High

Students from Bulloch, Candler and Screven counties will join thousands of other youth on athletic fields all across the nation on Wednesday to share their Christian faith with fellow students during the ninth annual national Fields of Faith event.

October 13, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Local


Statesboro is, once again, The Write Place

Statesboro's Fourth Annual Write Place Festival features critically acclaimed Pulitzer Prize-winning author Rick Bragg.

October 13, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Local


Statesboro fitness drive gets national attention

Statesboro city employees' relentless tracking of every step they take has garnered them some national attention.

October 13, 2014 | From staff reports | Local


Electrical fire shuts down Statesboro Lowe’s

A fire in a control room at Statesboro's Lowe's Monday closed the store for the day. Calls to Lowes were redirected to the Lowe's store in Rincon, where a spokesman said the Statesboro store is expected to reopen Tuesday.

October 13, 2014 | From staff reports | Local


GSU School of Nursing celebrates inaugural White Coat Ceremony

Georgia Southern University's School of Nursing was recently chosen as part of a test program in which 100 schools received funding to pilot their first-ever White Coat Ceremony.

October 11, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Local


Early voting set to begin Monday

If you just can't wait until Nov. 4 to vote, your time is just about here.

October 11, 2014 | From staff reports | Local


Woman pays tribute to inventor brother

Connie Shumake King's admiration of her brother Carlis Louis Shumake Jr. goes beyond simple family affiliation. She calls him "Superman."

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


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