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Civic-minded students

Seniors at Statesboro High are required to take on a community service project during their final year. Statesboro Herald contributor Roger Allen worked with the school to gather information on the senior projects completed in the spring. Each student submitted a short description of his or her project for publication.

May 24, 2009 | By ROGER ALLEN Special to the Herald | Local


Wet opening at Splash in the Boro

Gray skies and intermittent rain storms didn't deter hard core water fanatics during opening day at the aquatic park inside Mill Creek Park. Splash is open today from noon to 6 p.m. and Monday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. for its sneak preview Memorial Day weekend.

May 24, 2009 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Local


Brother duo excels in competitive cup stacking

John Harden, a sophomore at Bulloch Academy, and his brother Will Harden, a fourth-grader at Brooklet Elementary, recently both competed in singles and as a doubles team at the World Sport Stacking Championships in Denver.

May 23, 2009 | Scott Bryant | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Rainy day in Bulloch; Phil & Chad: Competitive cup stacking

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Friday, May 22, 2009

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


Portal Middle/High dedicates baseball field

Reidsville and Portal ex-students, friends and relatives weathered the frequent rain showers Saturday to honor both Franklin Coleman and Viola Brack. Both former teachers made significant contributions to the community for more than four decades each and both lost their lives in the past few months.

May 23, 2009 | By N. LUREE BOWEN Special to the Herald | Local


Downtown streetscape project begins Tuesday

After four and a half years of waiting, the heart of Statesboro will get a facelift as the Downtown Streetscape Project is set to begin Tuesday.

May 23, 2009 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


Rainy May brings out mosquitoes

The bane of the barbecue. The pest of the party. No matter how you look at it, mosquitoes are unwelcome guests at any outside gathering during the spring and summer months. And this year, they seem to be worse than ever.

May 23, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Changes aim to help vocational ed

For many years the Bulloch County public school system has had a Vocational Education Division aimed at helping high school students who do not do well in a "normal" classroom environment.

May 22, 2009 | By ROGER ALLEN Special to the Herald | Local


Effingham Co. man arrested in double homicide

Effingham County authorities arrested the adult son of a slain real estate developer Friday on charges he killed his father and brother in a triple shooting last summer that also wounded his mother.

May 22, 2009 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press Writer | Local


Splash opens with a sneak preview

Splash in the Boro's 2009 summer season begins next week, but the water park will open for a special Memorial Day weekend preview beginning today.

May 22, 2009 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Local


A helping hand

Dorrine Armstrong sat outside the Statesboro Outreach Center on a rainy Thursday morning feeling grateful.

May 21, 2009 | By JAMES HEALY | Local


Remembering fallen soldiers

World War II veteran and Metter resident Flem Cliett will speak about his experiences as part of the 503rd Airborne Regimental Combat Team during Monday's Memorial Day Community Observance at the Averitt Center for the Arts in Statesboro.

May 21, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Food distribution at the Outreach Center; Garrison Blagg Performs

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Thursday, May 21, 2009

May 21, 2009 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


History flying into Bulloch

Lovers of old planes should be excited to hear that more than 20 Korean-war era planes will descend upon Statesboro-Bulloch Regional Airport over the weekend.

May 20, 2009 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


Arts camps want SHS tuba player

Colby Parker is an all-around outstanding sophomore at Statesboro High School. He is a tuba player in the school band, which is under the direction of Joe Ferguson. Also, Dr. Richard Mason, an assistant professor of Low Brass at Georgia Southern University has tutored Colby for the last four years.

May 20, 2009 | By ROGER ALLEN Special to the Herald | Local


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AgSouth Farm Credit celebrating 100 years of service

AgSouth Farm Credit, as part of the national Farm Credit System, is celebrating 100 years of service to agriculture and rural communities throughout this month.

July 18, 2016 | Special to the Herald | Local


Some Kinda Good with Rebekah Faulk Lingenfelser: Knife skills, gardening and looking the part

In just two weeks, I'll have under my belt my first semester of culinary school. I've never been more interested to learn. In ...

July 17, 2016 | | Local


Room to improve

After a lifelong struggle with a debilitating disease, Sylvania woman April Myles had to move in with her mother. However, their small house cannot sufficiently ...

July 17, 2016 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


Rare sea turtles pass 50-year recovery milestone in Georgia

SAVANNAH - Rare loggerhead sea turtles reached a conservation milestone on the coast of Georgia in the midst of a strong nesting season on southern Atlantic ...

July 16, 2016 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


Judge race closes in on one quarter million spent

Campaign spending in the Ogeechee Judicial Circuit Superior Court judge race topped $220,000 by June 30, including the dollars spent by Martha Hall and ...

July 16, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Statesboro’s Sharma Lewis makes history

A former Statesboro resident made history by being elected as the first African-American woman in the Southeastern Jurisdiction of the United Methodist Church.

July 15, 2016 | | Local


Residents speak out against proposed industrial park

In spite of a request to defer a decision until next month, the Bulloch County Planning and Zoning Commission voted Thursday to deny approval of ...

July 15, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Truck driver charged in deadly crash pleads guilty

PEMBROKE - A Louisiana truck driver charged in a fiery interstate crash that killed five nursing students in southeast Georgia was sentenced to prison Thursday - one ...

July 14, 2016 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


Georgia Southern dean will chair Statesboro alcohol board

When the six members of Statesboro's new Alcohol Advisory Board held their organizational meeting Monday, they chose as their chairperson Patrice Buckner Jackson, Georgia ...

July 14, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Second arrest made in armed robbery

Two weeks after an armed robbery at Eagle Gate Apartments in Statesboro, police arrested a second man they say is responsible for the crime.

July 14, 2016 | | Local


Averitt Center set to host Youth Chorale auditions

BIf your child enjoys singing, the Statesboro Youth Chorale will hold auditions from 3-5 p.m. on Sunday inside the Averitt Center and this year ...

July 14, 2016 | By CHYNA JAMES Herald Intern | Local


Zoning board denies recommendation for industrial park

The Bulloch County Planning and Zoning Commission voted Thursday to deny a recommendation to the Bulloch County Board of Commissioners regarding a proposed industrial park ...

July 14, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


‘The Jungle Book’ returns to Averitt

Each summer since 2009, retired Georgia Southern University theater professor Mical Whitaker holds his Jungle Book Camp and the 2016 version is going on this ...

July 13, 2016 | By CHYNA JAMES Herald Intern | Local


Splash to add wave pool in $5 million upgrade

Statesboro-Bulloch County Parks and Recreation unveiled a proposal Tuesday for a $5.6 million expansion and renovation of Splash in the Boro Family Waterpark, including ...

July 13, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


New industrial park proposed

A man who hopes to build an industrial park near Interstate 16 and Highway 67 is seeking a zoning change for a 4,682-acre parcel.

July 13, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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