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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


Incumbent commissioners, chairman say they'll run again

Three Bulloch County Commission seats and that of the county commission chairman are up for election, and all four incumbents said they are planning to qualify to run again next week.

May 11, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Fore! Averitt Center hosts fundraiser golf tournament

May 10, 2008 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Local


Brooklet man wins calling competition

What started as an effort to improve his performance in turkey hunting has led Brooklet's Kerry Terrell to the big time. After 16 years of competing in turkey calling contests, Terrell placed first in the 2008 Wild Turkey Bourbon/National Wild Turkey Federation Grand National Calling Championships, Rare Breed Champion of Champions competition in Atlanta.

May 10, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Friday April 25, 2008

May 10, 2008 | | Local


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City staff requests pay study rather than raise

Key city of Statesboro staff members have proposed a pay study, instead of an across-the-board raise, as City Council looks at the requested fiscal year 2016 budget.

April 09, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local


Video of South Carolina police shooting inflames debate

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. - The fatal shooting of a black man running from a white police officer inflamed the nation's debate over police use of force Wednesday, and the mayor and police chief of South Carolina's third-largest city said they were "sickened" by what a bystander's video revealed.

April 08, 2015 | | Local


DOR alcohol cases begin to appear at City Hall

Businesses reported to have served alcoholic beverages to underage drinkers continue to come before Statesboro City Council for hearings. Tuesday, for the first time, a Georgia Department of Revenue case joined those from Statesboro police on the council's docket.

April 08, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local


Mobley named Humanitarian of the Year

Statesboro's Delia Mobley was emotional Tuesday night as she accepted the 2015 Statesboro Herald Humanitarian of the Year award at the exclusive Deen Day Smith Service to Mankind Awards celebration.

April 07, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Three honored for lifetime achievements

Three people who have dedicated a lifetime to making others' lives better received honors Tuesday night during the 25th Annual Deen Day Service to Mankind Awards affair, held in the ballroom of Georgia Southern University's Nessmith-Lane Conference Center.

April 07, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Allen keynotes Deen Day Smith banquet

In the spirit of the evening, United States Congressman Rick Allen spoke of giving and making a difference as he spoke Tuesday night at the 27th Annual Deen Day Smith Service to Mankind Awards banquet.

April 07, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Wanted: More dual-enrolled students

Note: This story is the second of two parts.

April 06, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local


Statesboro woman Tasered after grabbing officer's weapon

A woman who grabbed a police officer's weapon during a brawl at a bar early Saturday morning was subdued by Taser, reports stated.

April 06, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Extreme stress relief

Some college students are happy to climb walls to relieve their stress and stay fit, and about 70 of them could be found at Georgia Southern University's Recreation Activity Center, or RAC, for the Eighth Annual Southern Sendfest regional bouldering competition on Saturday, March 28.

April 05, 2015 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Local


Photo Gallery: 2015 Southern Sendfest

Climbing clubs from four Georgia universities and Clemson University competed in the Eighth Annual Southern Sendfest regional bouldering competition at Georgia Southern University on Saturday, March 28.

April 05, 2015 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local


150 years ago, Lee surrenders to Grant

EDITOR'S NOTE: When Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee surrendered to Union Lt. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant in a farmhouse parlor in Appomattox Court House, Virginia, on April 9, 1865, standing with other war correspondents in the front yard was William Downs MacGregor of The Associated Press.

April 04, 2015 | | Local


Dual enrollment on the rise

(Note: First of two parts. Coming Tuesday, a closer look at how Georgia Southern University, Ogeechee Technical College and East Georgia State College are focusing more on attracting dual enrollment students.)

April 04, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local




Alabama frees man after 30 years on death row

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - A man who spent nearly 30 years on Alabama's death row walked free Friday hours after prosecutors acknowledged that the only evidence they had against him couldn't prove he committed the crime.

April 03, 2015 | By KIM CHANDLER Associated Press | Local


Past midnight, Georgia Senate OKs Mercedes-Benz tax break

ATLANTA - In their haste to award Mercedes-Benz a $1.3 million tax break Thursday, lawmakers in Georgia thwarted any serious debate on the money, broke their own transparency rules and pushed past a constitutional time limit.

April 03, 2015 | By RAY HENRY Associated Press | Local


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