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Statesboro High kicks off 2009 Homecoming Week on Monday

Homecoming week starts Monday at Statesboro High. It's a week filled with traditions first organized in the 1940's. Over the years many ideas and activities have come and gone, including bonfires, city parades and formal dances. One tradition that remains is dress up days at the school.

October 17, 2009 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Swarm’s ‘thieves’ win tops in class; ‘Caribbean’ trip earns SHS second

Last weekend, during the 28th Annual Coastal Empire Classic Marching Band Competition, 15 bands from as far away as Jacksonville and Orlando met at Effingham County High School's Rebel Field to do battle.

October 17, 2009 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Mornings unPHILtered – Drama rules at fall break camp

The first guest on Friday's "Morning's Unfiltered" was Tony Phillips, Grassroots Arts Program (GAP) coordinator for the Statesboro Arts Council.

October 17, 2009 | By ROGER ALLEN | Local


Reported apartment shooting turns out to be false

A man who told police he had been injured in a shooting incident Wednesday at Foxridge Apartments had not been shot, police said.

October 17, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Agriculture: A Bulloch tradition

Before visitors to the Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair can get to the midway, they pass by a part of the fairgrounds that represent the fair's origin and theme. It's not just about rides and cotton candy; the Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair is an agricultural fair that celebrates and preserves the rich heritage of the region's agricultural industry.

October 17, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Studio Statesboro - Lamb show at the Fair; World War II themed Statesboro kids camp

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October 16, 2009 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroeherald.com | Local


Mornings unPHILtered - A news roundup with your host

On Thursday's "Morning's unPHILtered," host Phil Boyum covered what's going on in the Boro this weekend and next week. He reminded listeners about next Tuesday's live 7:30 p.m. campaign debate/forum for Statesboro city council candidates to be held in the Emma Kelly Theater at the Averitt Center. He encouraged everyone to show up, so they can ask questions of the candidates running for the two contested city council seats.

October 15, 2009 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


State of the Fair

In spite of rainy weather that nixed the fair parade Monday and dampened the fairgrounds Wednesday, record attendance Tuesday, paired with hopefully decent weather the rest of the week, could help recoup any losses, said Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair Chairman Darrell Colson.

October 15, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Creativity guides Fine Arts team

The Fine Arts team of Coach Bob Jennings, Art teacher Carlee Fuller, and Music teacher Sydna Williams at Sallie Zetterower Elementary School come from very different backgrounds, but are of the same mind: "If you can't motivate the children, then you shouldn't be in the classroom."

October 15, 2009 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Studio Statesboro - 2009 Fair Rides; Mary-Kate's Weekend Entertainment Line-up

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


Listen to Thursday's Mornings unPHILtered - News roundup; Georgia Southern preview

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October 15, 2009 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local




Advance voting in progress for city council

Early voting for the Statesboro city council election is under way as citizens prepare to select two council members and a mayor for new four-year terms.

October 14, 2009 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


Susan Oliver opens art show Friday at Averitt

The Susan Oliver Invitational is set to debut at the Averitt Center for the Arts in downtown Statesboro. The collection of her paintings opens Friday during a 7 p.m. reception at the Averitt Center and continues through Nov. 27.

October 14, 2009 | Special to the Herald | Local


Meet the city council candidates Tuesday

Six Statesboro City Council candidates will face-off next Tuesday for a candidate forum at the Averitt Center for the Arts.

October 14, 2009 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


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Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Treasuring traditions

Downtown merchants can sometimes predict how busy their day is going to be based on how strong the aroma from the barbecue cooking pit at ...

November 28, 2016 | | Local


Proposed state bill would make 'upskirting' illegal in Georgia

ATLANTA - Georgia lawmakers plan to close a gap in state law that led a divided Court of Appeals to find a man didn't do ...

November 26, 2016 | By KATHLEEN FOODY Associated Press | Local


Deadline to register for FEMA and SBA hurricane help Dec. 16

Within the 10-county declared disaster area, Georgia residents who experienced damage to their homes and businesses as a result of Hurricane Matthew have until Dec ...

November 26, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Threat of Zika to continue for Ga.

ATLANTA - Georgia so far has escaped the type of Zika threat faced by Florida, which has been the epicenter of the virus in the continental ...

November 25, 2016 | | Local


Number of foster children on rise

NEW YORK - The number of U.S. children in foster care is climbing after a sustained decline, but just five states account for nearly two-thirds ...

November 24, 2016 | By DAVID CRARY AP National Writer | Local


Officials urge safe shopping

Shopping season begins today as people scramble for deals, get serious about buying gifts and purchase holiday decorations, but it is also the time of ...

November 23, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


William James vies for $100,000 STEM lab makeover

Supporters who visit a certain Facebook page on a certain day, Dec. 9, could help William James Middle School win $100,000 for a makeover ...

November 23, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Ralph Andrews dies at 88

Ralph Andrews, one of Statesboro's most compassionate residents who contributed generously to various causes and helped found the Deen Day Smith Service to Mankind ...

November 22, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Making a bigger Splash

Construction workers at Splash in the Boro are building the framework that will hold in place the wave pool, the heart of an almost $5 ...

November 22, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Changes at Eagle Creek

It was a bit of a soft transition, with food brought from another restaurant in the absence of an approved kitchen. But Eagle Creek Brewing ...

November 21, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - AgSouth plan reshapes future of downtown

When Allen Muldrew began his position as the director of the Downtown Statesboro Development Authority he became the chief salesman for downtown Statesboro.

November 21, 2016 | | Local


Farmers & Merchants Bank promotes Jason Parrish

Jason Parrish of Farmers & Merchants Bank was promoted to banking officer, credit administration, bank officials announced Monday.

November 21, 2016 | Special to the Herald | Local


Honor the memory of Pearl Harbor

Dec. 7, 2016 will mark the 75th anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor that brought the United States fully into World War II ...

November 21, 2016 | | Local


Raybon Anderson honored as Chamber's 2016 Ag Partner

One of Bulloch County's most well-known people in the agriculture world, Raybon Anderson, was honored Friday by being named the 2016 Ag Partner by ...

November 19, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Leaphart resigns as Statesboro city attorney

After five years as Statesboro's city attorney, J. Alvin Leaphart IV is heading west for a major change of scenery. He was hired recently ...

November 19, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


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