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Suspect turns self in after hit and run

A man police said struck a pedestrian at a local bar and restaurant fled the scene, leaving the victim behind with slight injuries to his heels after being struck by the car's tires, police said.

October 14, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Couple find stranger asleep in living room

It can be quite startling to walk into your living room in the middle of the night and find someone on your couch - especially if you do not know the person.

October 14, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Brooklet Fall Festival; Chess Tournament

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Monday, September 29, 2008

October 14, 2008 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Turpentine Festival to be held this coming weekend

Thousands of visitors will converge upon the town of Portal this coming weekend to enjoy a celebration of the town's rich agricultural heritage - the Catface Country Turpentine Festival.

October 12, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Food distribution, The Phil & Jake Show: Punt, pass and kick

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Friday, September 26, 2008

October 11, 2008 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Local woman caught ditching drugs in jail

A woman arrested on outstanding warrants racked up some additional charges when she was caught on video ditching drugs into a jail waste container.

October 11, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Investigators looking into two Ga. 67 burglaries Tuesday

Sheriff's investigators are looking into two restaurant burglaries that took place between late Tuesday night and early Wednesday morning.

October 11, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Local boy, 12, suffers 4 broken limbs after motorcycle crash

A boy who struck a truck while riding his motorcycle Wednesday suffered broken bones and is in stable condition, said Georgia State Patrol Senior Trooper Tommy Sisson.

October 11, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Lawn Mower: Alternative fuel; Jake's Entertainment: Big Kenny

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Thursday, September 25, 2008

October 10, 2008 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair kicks off in less than three weeks

In just a few weeks, the traffic along Fair Road will more than quadruple at night and the lights of the midway will entice passersby as the 47th Annual Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair arrives.

October 10, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


USDA distributes commodities to Bulloch locals in need

For a slide show of photographs, click HERE.

October 10, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Teams needed for Third Annual Cultural Clays Skeet Shoot

Teams are needed for the Third Annual Cultural Clays Skeet Shoot Tournament benefiting the Averitt Center for the Arts, said Statesboro Arts Council Board Member Theresa Beebe Novotny.

October 09, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Report: Woman claiming terminal cancer steals jeans from Dollar General

A woman who claimed to be dying of cancer was caught shoplifting a pair of jeans Tuesday, according to Statesboro Police reports.

October 09, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Bulloch leaders try to conserve gasoline, develop shortage plan

In light of recent gasoline shortages and the rising cost of fuel, Bulloch County leaders are making efforts to conserve.

October 09, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Early voting; Walk for Wishes at Georgia Southern

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Wednesday, September 24, 2008

October 09, 2008 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


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Lynda Williamson named Chamber Business Leader of the Year for 2014

The Statesboro-Bulloch Chamber of Commerce honored as its 2014 Business Leader of the Year, posthumously, Lynda Brannen Williamson, who in her final months created a charitable foundation to help young women "live like Lynda," combining leadership with service.

December 05, 2014 | Al Hackle | Local


Scare temporarily disrupts part of Georgia Southern University campus

Editor's note: This article has been revised to reflect the following correction, which will appear in Tuesday's print edition. The male graduate student who wore a mask to the old biology building Friday morning, prompting Georgia Southern University police to close that building and two connected ones in response to what they termed a "suspicious person" who presented a "credible threat," could still face the possibility of criminal charges. Because of a reporting error, a front-page article Saturday incorrectly said the student would not be charged. The Statesboro Herald regrets the error.

December 05, 2014 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON and JASON WERMERS hbragg@statesboroherald.com and jwermers@statesboroherald.com | Local


Improper city meetings?

The 48-page report by attorney Tom A. Peterson IV from his investigation into whether a majority of Statesboro City Council members privately met with former City Manager Frank Parker in violation of the Georgia Open Meetings Act reveals no undisputed smoking gun that this occurred.

December 04, 2014 | Al Hackle | Local


Musket, cannon fire mark Sherman’s March

On Dec. 4, 1864, Union Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman's March to the Sea was in full swing.

December 04, 2014 | Jason Wermers | Local


Ground broken for new GSU student health center

If construction stays on schedule, one year from now, Georgia Southern University students will get on-campus care in a new Health Center with three times as many exam rooms as the current clinic.

December 03, 2014 | Al Hackle | Local


Former Statesboro High principal’s trial to begin in January

Former Statesboro High School Principal Dr. Martin "Marty" Waters, charged with failure to report child abuse, will face trial in early January.

December 03, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Michele Norris to Speak at Georgia Southern MLK Celebration

Michele Norris, the first African-American female host for NPR, will be the featured speaker at Georgia Southern University's 2015 MLK Celebration on Wednesday, Jan. 28, at 7 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center, 847 Plant Drive.

December 03, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Local


Georgia Southern University’s Doctor of Psychology program accredited

The American Psychological Association's Council on Accreditation has formally accredited Georgia Southern University's Doctor of Psychology program in clinical psychology, the university announced Wednesday.

December 03, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Local


Statesboro police to conduct alcohol compliance checks

The Statesboro Police Department announced Wednesday that it will conduct compliance checks of businesses licensed to sell alcohol this month.

December 03, 2014 | From staff reports | Local


Georgia Southern University officials speak up as Statesboro wades back into bars vs. restaurants

As Statesboro City Council talked Tuesday about definitions of bars versus restaurants - and whether bars could make money as music venues if the minimum age to enter a bar were 21 - Georgia Southern University Dean of Students Patrice Buckner Jackson spoke up.

December 02, 2014 | Al Hackle | Local


Photo gallery: March on Statesboro

Peaceful protesters walk from Georgia Southern to Bulloch courthouse, call for unity, equal rights.

December 02, 2014 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local


Statesboro’s ‘skirmish’ with Union soldiers remembered

Cannon fire will be heard around 3 p.m. Thursday as members of the Bulloch County Historical Society and other history enthusiasts conduct a ceremony commemorating the 150th anniversary of Gen. William T. Sherman's "March to the Sea" through Statesboro.

December 02, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Get ready for a big First Friday in downtown Statesboro

This month's First Friday promises to be the biggest of the year.

December 02, 2014 | From staff reports | Local


East Georgia State College-to-Georgia Southern University bus route adds Ogeechee Tech stop

Ogeechee Technical College President Dr. Dawn Cartee of Ogeechee Technical College and East Georgia State College President Bob Boehmer recently further solidified the partnership of the two institutions by signing an agreement to share bus transportation for their students.

December 02, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Local


March on Statesboro

What was the March on Statesboro?

December 01, 2014 | Jason Wermers | Local


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