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Police: Woman jailed after stealing $60,000 from employer

Statesboro Police arrested a woman Tuesday they said stole more than $60,000 from her employer, a local counselor.

January 15, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


US Airways plane crashes into Hudson River

NEW YORK - A US Airways plane crashed into the frigid Hudson River on Thursday after striking a bird that disabled two engines, sending 150 on board scrambling onto rescue boats, authorities say. No deaths or serious injuries were immediately reported.

Federal Aviation Administration spokeswoman Laura Brown said US Airways Flight 1549 had just taken off from LaGuardia Airport enroute to Charlotte, North Carolina, when the crash occurred in the river near 48th Street in New York City.

January 15, 2009 | BY DAVID CARUSO Associated Press Writer | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - All State Band; GSU students to attend Obama's inauguration

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Thursday, January 15, 2008

January 15, 2009 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


"Driving Miss Daisy" begins Friday

January 14, 2009 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Local


Boro readies for MLK Day

With a theme covering the days of slavery to the day America inaugurates its first black president, the 2009 Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Parade kicks off Monday with a long line of local celebrities, floats and more.

January 14, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Perdue outlines proposed budget cuts during State of State address

ATLANTA - Gov. Sonny Perdue proposed a slimmed-down budget Wednesday that slashes spending to close a $2.2 billion budget hole. But he also wants to boost borrowing to stimulate the state's economy by creating 20,000 jobs building schools and libraries.

January 14, 2009 | By SHANNON McCAFFREY Associated Press Writer | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Arthritis water aerobics, Driving Miss Daisy play

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Wednesday, January 14, 2008

January 14, 2009 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Register may impose taxes

During the Register Town Council mid-year budget review Tuesday night, the mayor and council members discussed the possibility of raising fees and taxes.

January 14, 2009 | By K.R. STENBORG Special to the Herald | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - First day of spring semester at GSU; Boro Business with Jan Moore

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Tuesday, January 13, 2008

January 13, 2009 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Freezing temps expected this week

Temperatures are expected to plummet by Thursday as an arctic blast comes this way, sending the mercury down to the low 20s and even into the teens by Friday and Saturday, weather experts say.

January 12, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Investigator: Man arrested after inappropriately touching child

A man who touched an 8-year-old girl inappropriately and made suggestive sexual remarks to her in front of witnesses is behind bars without bond, and could be deported if officials discover he is in the country illegally, investigators said.

January 12, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Guido takes step toward improvement

Dr. Michael Guido, hospitalized recently for pneumonia and other illnesses, took a turn toward improvement Saturday.

January 12, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Statesboro Bridge Club, Bulloch History Moment: Tobacco process

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Monday, January 12, 2008

January 12, 2009 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Cowboy Troy bringing 'hick-hop' to the Boro

Get ready to get your hick-hop on, because Muzik Mafia member Cowboy Troy will be in da house at Retriever's Thursday, Jan. 15. He told Connect Statesboro he is excited about coming to Georgia because "Georgia has always been real cool for us."

January 11, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Tavis Smiley to speak at GSU

Television and radio host Tavis Smiley will speak at Georgia Southern University's Performing Arts Center on Thursday, January 15th at 7 p.m. as part of the University's Martin Luther King, Jr. Observance Program. Smiley will speak about diversity, politics, current events and urging oung people to become the leaders of tomorrow.

January 11, 2009 | Special to the Herald | Local


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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


GSU’s police chief retires

Georgia Southern University's police Chief Mike Russell is retiring in May, and a female officer, Maj. Laura McCullough, will serve as interim chief until the vacated position is filled.

April 02, 2015 | From staff reports | Local


Mainstreet Farmer’s Market opens

The Mainstreet Statesboro Farmers Market will open Saturday, kicking off a season offering fresh fruits and vegetables, local honey, dairy products, meats and more.

April 02, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Bulloch man charged in December murder

A man suspected in the strangulation death of his wife in December is behind bars, charged Wednesday with murder.

April 02, 2015 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


Armed robbery suspects arrested, extradited

Bibb County sheriff's deputies arrested two suspects Tuesday who were wanted for an armed robbery in Bulloch County March 27.

April 02, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Police investigate Metter robberies

Metter police are investigating two separate armed robbery incidents in which a group of men held victims at gunpoint. Metter Police Chief Mack Seckinger said the two cases are "possibly" related.

April 01, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Lightning, winds cause no damage

Spectacular thunderstorms rumbled the skies in and around Statesboro late Tuesday night and early Wednesday morning, but little to no damage was reported, said Bulloch County Public Safety Director Ted Wynn.

April 01, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Morning wrecks on 80, 25 cause delays

Two crashes around the same time Wednesday held up morning traffic as emergency responders and law enforcement worked to clear and investigate the accidents.

April 01, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Georgia's first lady reads to local children

With gleeful animation, Georgia's first lady Sandra Deal made characters come alive as she read a book to children at a local child care facility Tuesday. The governor's wife was in town as part of the Read Across Georgia initiative, which supports Gov. Nathan Deal's "goal of increasing the percentage of children reading at grade level by completion of the third grade," according to the Office of the Governor's website at www.gov.georgia.gov.

March 31, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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