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Service to be held Sunday for Dr. Guido

Thousands are expected in Metter this weekend as people pay tribute to Dr. Michael Guido, known worldwide for his "Seeds from the sower" ministry, who passed away Feb. 21 at age 94.

February 26, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Drive benefits Food Bank, animal shelter

Tough economic conditions around the nation haven't spared Bulloch County. Joe Bill Brannon, director of the Statesboro Food Bank, sees the hardship every day.

February 26, 2009 | Special to the Herald | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - 2009 Eagle Expo Career Fair; "Mame" theater production premieres Friday

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Thursday, February 26, 2008

February 26, 2009 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Local crash results in drug arrest

A single-vehicle car crash in Statesboro led to the arrest of a man police said had a " rolling meth lab" in his truck.

February 25, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Teachers of the year banquet; Chamber honors STAR students

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Wednesday, February 25, 2008

February 25, 2009 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


48th leaves for Fort Stewart Monday

Entering its final months of preparations for a 10-month mission in Afghanistan, the 48th Brigade Special Troops Battalion will hold an official sendoff ceremony Monday at the Statesboro Armory.

February 25, 2009 | By JAMES HEALY | Local


Dr. John Bressler to speak at ‘Meet the Author’ event

Minister, teacher, newspaper columnist - the Statesboro community knows Dr. John Bressler as all these things. On Tuesday, March 3 at 7 p.m. Dr. Bressler will add the title of "author" to this list as he participates in the Friends of the Statesboro-Bulloch County Library's "Meet the Author" series.

February 25, 2009 | SPECIAL | Local


OTC honors 37 scholarship recipients at banquet

Ogeechee Technical College honored 37 scholarship recipients as well as those who make the scholarships possible with a banquet held Monday evening in the college's Occupational Studies Building conference center.

February 25, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


KBB to host electronics recycling drive on GSU campus Thursday

As part of LivinGreen month, Keep Bulloch Beautiful will host an electronics recycling drive Thursday in the Watson Hall Parking Lot on Georgia Southern's campus from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Located off of Chandler road, the parking lot is situated behind the Nessmith-Lane building.

February 25, 2009 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


SHS senior Jason Franklin named 2009 STAR Student

Statesboro High School senior Jason Reed Franklin was named the 2009 STAR Student at a banquet held Tuesday night at the Statesboro Inn.

February 24, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Police catch man they say burglarized local elementary school

A man police said burglarized a local elementary school was caught when he returned to the crime scene to collect the loot.

February 24, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Vince Dooley visits the Boro

Former University of Georgia head football coach Vince Dooley greets Katie Newton, 6, and and brother Cleve, 10, of Millen during an appearance at Statesboro Mall Monday. Dooley, who was football coach for the Dogs from 1964 through 1988 and athletics director until 2003, was in Statesboro to autograph copies of his books.

February 24, 2009 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Local


Police seek assault suspect they say attacked blind victim

Statesboro Police are seeking help from citizens in locating a man they said assaulted a blind victim and his daughter with a board and other weapons before robbing them.

February 24, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Legendary UGA coach Vince Dooley; Boro Business: Business After Hours

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Tuesday, February 24, 2008

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


City council votes ‘no confidence’ in city manager

Confusion at last week's Statesboro City Council meeting over a failed motion resulted in an unintended vote of "no confidence" for City Manager Shane Haynes.

February 24, 2009 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


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Local curbside recycling coming to an end Sept. 1

The voluntary, curbside collection of recyclables that has been offered to Statesboro, Brooklet and Portal residents for several years will end Sept. 1, county officials say.

July 18, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local


County to revisit statue issue

The memorial statue of a Confederate soldier standing on the Bulloch County Courthouse square will be once again discussed during a Bulloch County Commission meeting.

July 18, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Keen follows Keel to GRU

Russell Keen, Georgia Southern University's vice president for external affairs, is leaving to join Georgia Regents University as executive vice president for external relations and chief of staff to incoming GRU President Brooks A. Keel.

July 17, 2015 | Special to the Herald | Local


Funding, attrition led to KBB end

Keep Bulloch Beautiful was a successful program while it lasted, but budget cuts and personnel attrition led to its demise, and Bulloch County commissioners do not anticipate its resurrection soon.

July 17, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Man arrested under false name

A man arrested last week on armed robbery charges isn't who he said he was, police said.

July 17, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Former Georgia Southern student among Marines killed in Chattanooga shootings

Georgia Southern University has confirmed that one of the four Marines killed in the shootings Thursday at two military sites in Chattanooga, Tenn., was a former GSU student, Skip Wells.

July 17, 2015 | From staff reports | Local


4 Marines and gunman die in attack on two military sites

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. - A gunman unleashed a barrage of fire at a recruiting center and another U.S. military site a few miles apart in Chattanooga on Thursday, killing at least four Marines, officials said. The attacker was also killed.

July 16, 2015 | By LUCAS L. JOHNSON and KATHLEEN FOODY | Local


Portal police chief back after suspension

Portal police Chief Jason Sapp is back on duty after a two-week suspension regarding personal car repairs that were billed to the city.

July 16, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Lewis won’t seek re-election to council

After 17 years on the Statesboro City Council, Gary Lewis says he will not seek re-election in November and will retire from council at the end of the year.

July 16, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local


If walls could talk

Because the Donehoo-Brannen-NeSmith mansion is a private home, most Statesboro residents have only glimpsed its stone steps, wide porch and fluted columns while traveling down Savannah Avenue. However, over the next few days, the neoclassical house's air of mystery will be lifted, granting locals an up-close look at the home and its contents as the owners open their lawn for an estate sale, placing several generations of antiques and family heirlooms up for purchase.

July 15, 2015 | Brittani Howell | Local


Civilians begin shadowing 'Jade Helm' war exercise in Texas

BASTROP, Texas - No citizens were rounded up and imprisoned at Wal-Mart. Tanks didn't rumble down city streets in a declaration of martial law.

July 15, 2015 | By PAUL J. WEBER Associated Press | Local


Alcohol regulations down to one version

City Council members who took part in the latest work session for a new Statesboro Alcoholic Beverages Ordinance favored setting a definite time – the time discussed was 11 p.m. – for restaurants that serve alcohol to stop admitting anyone under age 21.

July 14, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local


Reward offered in June homicide

A $5,000 reward is offered for information leading to an arrest in the June 6 homicide of a Brooklet woman.

July 14, 2015 | | Local


‘Grocery Grab’ contest begins second year

When Janina Jones' name was picked as the winner of the Statesboro Herald's first "60-Second Grocery Grab" last year, she knew where she was headed first at Ken's IGA in Brooklet – the meat department.

July 14, 2015 | From staff reports | Local


Brannen sentenced in vehicular homicide case

A man convicted of vehicular manslaughter after a September 2012 crash was sentenced Friday.

July 14, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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