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Alcohol changes back on agenda

At the first meeting of the new year, the Statesboro City Council will once again revisit the issue of revamping the city's alcohol ordinances.

January 05, 2009 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


Wall Street braces for 2009's first full week

NEW YORK - Wall Street will open for trading Monday at a two-month high as investors have grown more optimistic that the worst of the market's rout might be over. But, analysts contend, the real test is still to come.

January 04, 2009 | By JOE BEL BRUNO AP Business Writer | Local


Students to return to new school

Statesboro High School students will be going back to classes Jan. 7 in a new building, said Bulloch County Assistant School Superintendent Charles Wilson.

January 04, 2009 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Local man found safe in field

A volunteer searcher found a man who had been missing since early Friday morning asleep in a field. Donald Wiggins, 76, was dehydrated and scratched a little from briars, but otherwise, he was in good physical condition, said Bulloch County Sheriff Lynn Anderson.

January 04, 2009 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Fire destroys Grady Street home

Firefighters from the Statesboro and Bulloch County Fire Departments responded to a fire at 11 West Grady Street at approximately 10 a.m. Saturday.

January 03, 2009 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff Photographer | Local


Locals distribute Toys for Tots

Santa knocked on the door, and a voice from inside asked " Who is it?"

January 03, 2009 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Lt. Gov. Cagle gives to local food bank

Georgia's Lt. Governor Casey Cagle was in town Friday, bearing gifts of food for the Statesboro Food Bank.

January 03, 2009 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Herald to merge Monday, Tuesday newspapers

Citing "tough economic times," Statesboro Herald publisher Randy Morton said Thursday the paper will merge its Monday and Tuesday editions beginning Jan. 6, 2009.

January 03, 2009 | By JAMES HEALY | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Christmas in the Boro; Phil & Jake Show: Visiting Santa

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Friday, December 19, 2008

January 03, 2009 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mgbankhe@valdosta.edu | Local


Authorities hunt for missing man

After hours of searching, law enforcement officers still had not located an elderly man reported missing Friday from his Nessmith Road residence.

January 03, 2009 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Georgia reduces gas tax as prices dip even lower

ATLANTA - Georgians can celebrate a reduction in the state's gasoline tax as they welcome in the New Year. But it will mean less revenue for transportation projects.

January 02, 2009 | The Associated Press | Local


Historians battle Wal-Mart over key Civil War site

LOCUST GROVE, Va. - Wal-Mart wants to build a Supercenter within a cannonshot of where Robert E. Lee and Ulysses S. Grant first fought, a proposal that has preservationists rallying to protect the key Civil War site.

January 02, 2009 | By STEVE SZKOTAK Associated Press Writer | Local


Investigator: Woman beat 5-year-old child with hands, mop handle

A woman beat her 5-year-old child with her hands, then a mop handle, and attacked a man who intervened with the mop handle. Then, she tried to run the man over with her vehicle, said Bulloch County Sheriff's Chief Investigator Capt. Todd Hutchens.

January 02, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


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January 02, 2009 | | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Lifeguards at Splash; Phil and Jake: Fight with swords

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Friday, January 2, 2008

January 02, 2009 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


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The making of a 'legend'

Georgia Southern assistant professor Jason Knowles has an ambitious project planned for the 20 film students in his summer Multimedia and Film Production class.

May 11, 2015 | Brittani Howell | Local


Budget bonus for Georgia Southern

The state budget that Gov. Nathan Deal ceremonially signed Monday on Georgia Southern University's Sweetheart Circle includes $1 million for the university's new manufacturing engineering degree program and financing for a $33-million classroom building.

May 11, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local


2 slain police officers mourned in Mississippi town

HATTIESBURG, Miss. - One was a decorated "Officer of the Year." The other was a proud recent graduate of the academy who had wanted to be a policeman since he was a boy.

May 10, 2015 | By REBECCA SANTANA Associated Press | Local


The traveling swing dancers of the Southeast

Every year in April, a three-day dancing event invites people to swing into spring - literally.

May 10, 2015 | By BRITTANI HOWELL | Local


You can get fit while you sit

The Statesboro-Bulloch County Parks and Recreation Department offers an adult program exercise class called Sit Fit. Sit Fit is an exercise class designed for individuals 50 years of age and older, although people of all age levels are welcome.

May 10, 2015 | Special to the Herald | Local


Renaissance Park dedication set for Thursday afternoon

The dedication of Renaissance Park in west Statesboro is set for 5:30 p.m. Thursday, with refreshments being offered at the park located at the intersection of West Jones Avenue and Parker Street beginning at 5 p.m.

May 09, 2015 | Special to the Herald | Local


Paulson field switching to artificial turf

Already the subject of a major expansion before the 2014 season, another substantial change could be coming to Paulson Stadium in the near future.

May 09, 2015 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Local


Council member pays tax penalties after inquiry

Statesboro City Councilman Will Britt did not pay $2,074 he identified as penalties for late city property taxes for 2010 and 2011 - until last week, while the GBI is investigating possible mishandling of funds at City Hall.

May 09, 2015 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Judge B. Avant Edenfield, 1934-2015

Friends and colleagues Saturday remembered U.S. District Judge B. Avant Edenfield as a hard-working and intelligent lawyer and judge. Edenfield died in a Savannah hospital early Saturday morning at the age of 80 after a lengthy battle with cancer.

May 09, 2015 | By JOE McGLAMERY joe@morrisnews.com | Local


US economy rebounding

WASHINGTON - Rebounding from a dismal start to the year, the U.S. economy added 223,000 jobs in April, a solid gain that suggested that employers are helping fuel a durable if still subpar recovery.

May 08, 2015 | By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER AP Economics Writer | Local


Ag commissioner at Claxton farm expo Saturday

Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Gary Black is scheduled to be at Claxton Elementary School Saturday morning for the start of the Ag Expo and Farmers Market.

May 08, 2015 | From staff reports | Local


UPDATE: Bond denial angers Migos rapper

An angry "Offset," one of three members of the rap group Migos arrested on guns and drug charges following a Georgia Southern University concert, yelled profanities as he was led out of a Bulloch County courtroom Friday, after he was denied bond.

May 08, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Migos member denied bond

"Offset," one of the members of the Migos rap group arrested on guns and drug charges after a concert in Statesboro, shouted profanities Friday as he was led out of the courtroom after being denied bond.

May 08, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


A change of mood?

In 1938, Mass Observation placed a small advertisement in the Bolton Evening News in Bolton, England, asking readers to respond to the simple question, "What is happiness?"

May 07, 2015 | By TYLER STAHLE Deseret News Service | Local


Study: Vaccination against measles may have other benefits

LOS ANGELES - A new study suggests the measles shot comes with a bonus: By preventing that disease, the vaccine may also help your body fight off other illnesses for years.

May 07, 2015 | By ALICIA CHANG AP Science writer | Local


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