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Wells Fargo stagecoach stops in Statesboro

An original Wells Fargo stagecoach made a stop in Statesboro Tuesday to help the local branch celebrate a ribbon cutting of their new location on South Main Street. The appearance of the stagecoach marks the firm's move from Savannah Avenue and the changing of its name from Wachovia Securities to Wells Fargo Advisors. The Stagecoach program has been in place since 1958. Wells Fargo owns 11 historic stagecoaches, which are currently on display in museums. The stagecoach that came to Statesboro was a replica. The coach will be drawn by horses in today's St. Patrick's Day Parade ...

March 16, 2010 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Local


Bill aims to protect our local rivers

Atlanta wants water, and since a judge ruled last year it couldn't take water from Lake Lanier anymore, the big city is casting its eyes toward the Savannah River.

March 15, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Olive Garden opens to public

Olive Garden opened Monday to big crowds in its Statesboro Crossing location. About 165 jobs will be created with the opening of the 233-seat, 7,500-square-foot restaurant.

March 15, 2010 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Local


Mornings unPHILtered - 'Applied economics' online

Godfrey Gibbison was Monday's guest on the "Mornings unPHIltered" show. An associate professor of Economics in the College Of Business Administration at Georgia Southern University, Gibbison was named the director of the School of Economic Development in 2009.

March 15, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Michael Graves appointed city attorney

Following the Statesboro City Council's decision to create a staff attorney position and combine its responsibilities with that of the city solicitor post, City Manager Shane Haynes promoted from within to fill the position.

March 14, 2010 | | Local


Inland Press honors the Herald's Web site

The Inland Press Association honored the Statesboro Herald's Web site – statesboroherald.com – with a first place in the General Excellence in Online News Service category of the Association's Third Annual New Frontier Awards.

March 13, 2010 | From Staff Reports | Local


Deen Day nominations deadline is Thursday

Do you now someone who always puts others before himself? Who goes above and beyond the call of duty to help those in need? Or who spends much of his or her spare time doing good deeds for friends, family and others in the community?

March 13, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


It's Geek Week at the library

What do you Geek?

March 13, 2010 | Special to the Herald | Local


Streetscape to affect East Main traffic

Motorists driving through downtown Statesboro should expected some delays and detours over the next month as the Downtown Streetscape Project enters a new phase.

March 13, 2010 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


Mornings unPHILtered - Volunteers key to success at East Georgia Regional

Daryl Waters, the director of Volunteer Services at East Georgia Regional Medical Center, was Friday's guest on the "Mornings unPHIltered" show. Waters discussed the Hospital Auxiliary group and the volunteer programs at the hospital.

March 12, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Local woman charged in scheme to defraud fire victims

Statesboro Police arrested a woman Friday they said took money intended for burn victims but kept the funds for herself.

March 12, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


GSU: Professor arrested last week still teaching

A Georgia Southern University math professor arrested last week by Georgia Bureau of Investigation agents is still teaching class, said university spokesperson Betsy Nolen.

March 11, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


OTC exceeds iGot goal

In spite of the economy, area residents dug deep Tuesday and gave more to Ogeechee Technical College's iGot campaign than last year - $5,000 more, said Beth Mathews, executive director for the Ogeechee Tech Foundation, Inc.

March 11, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Local man charged with child molestation

After investigating a complaint, Bulloch County Sheriff's deputies arrested a man Wednesday on charges of child molestation and child pornography.

March 11, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Mornings unPHILtered - 'Tom Sawyer' opens tonight

The first guests on Thursday's "Mornings unPHILtered" show were assistant director Angie Hamilton and actress Donna Hooley of the Averitt Center for the Arts theater production "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer."

March 11, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


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Wetmore to be city manager Sept. 1

Randy Wetmore is expected to move from Iowa to be Statesboro's city manager beginning Sept. 1, after a unanimous City Council vote Tuesday evening.

July 12, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Emanuel drive-by shooting leaves one dead; one injured

A drive-by shooting in Swainsboro Monday left one person dead and another injured, said Emanuel County Sheriff's Chief Deputy Rocky Davis.

July 12, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


19-year-old arrested in gang-related attack

A gang-related confrontation between teenagers at Park Place Apartments on Saturday ended with one 19-year-old and a younger juvenile under arrest.

July 11, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


Unity through protest

In the wake of tragic shootings last week in Texas, Louisiana and Minnesota, hundreds of people didn't let oppressive heat and humidity on Saturday ...

July 11, 2016 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Plank & Tile: It's cool

The owners of Plank & Tile want to make their 8,500-square-foot showroom on U.S. Highway 301 South a destination for homeowners and designers, while ...

July 11, 2016 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Famous in Athens, Little Italy to open in Boro

If you have spent any time in Athens, chances are you have eaten at the legendary Little Italy Pizzeria downtown.

July 11, 2016 | | Local


Dr. Horace Deal honored for philanthropy

Dr. Horace Deal of Southeastern Eyecare Clinics was named one of 59 Philanthropists of the Year by Optometry Giving Sight for his 10 years of ...

July 11, 2016 | Special to the Herald | Local


Old Sallie Z. School sold

The Bulloch County Board of Education recently sold the old Sallie Zetterower Elementary School on East Jones Avenue at Gentilly Road for $1 million to ...

July 09, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


City manager hiring decision expected Tuesday

Statesboro City Council has a special meeting scheduled for 6 p.m. Tuesday, when a decision to hire a new city manager is expected.

July 09, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


'Silent No More'

The Bulloch County NAACP will lead a "Silent No More" protest march Saturday in Statesboro at 5:30 p.m.

July 08, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Register looks to Brooklet for police

Brooklet Police soon may enter into a partnership with the Town of Register to bring back a police presence, said Register Mayor Barbara Rushing.

July 08, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Screven Co. sex offender back in jail

A Screven County man who was removed from the registered sex offender's list three years ago was arrested a second time Monday on child ...

July 07, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


NCAA finds GS football infractions

The NCAA announced Thursday an investigation into Georgia Southern football found several violations relating to academics.

July 07, 2016 | Mike Anthony | Local


New GS president praises ‘campus carry’ veto

New Georgia Southern University President Jaimie Hebert, PhD., who recently arrived from Texas where he publicly opposed legislation allowing guns to be carried on college ...

July 06, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


DA drops indictments against trucking company

Atlantic Judicial Circuit District Attorney Tom Durden will not prosecute a transportation company indicted earlier this year in the deaths of five Georgia Southern University ...

July 06, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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