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The origin of Thanksgiving

The first recorded Thanksgiving celebration in North America soil was held on Sept. 8, 1565 in Saint Augustine, Fla., after 600 Spanish settlers set foot in the New World for the first time. Led by Pedro Menendez de Aviles, the settlers built a little village, which would eventually become the city of Saint Augustine.

November 25, 2009 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Mornings unPHILtered - In search of volunteer Santas

The first guest on Wednesday's "Mornings unPHILtered" show was Chad Avret, the operations division manager for the Statesboro-Bulloch County Parks and Recreation Department. Avret and his staff operate eight parks encompassing more than 213 acres. The department also oversees 28 buildings at the parks.

November 25, 2009 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Help in hard times

During the holidays, citizens having a hard time making ends meet need help to ensure their tables aren't empty. And that's where the Statesboro Food Bank comes in. The Food Bank handed out more than 200 turkey breast rolls Tuesday, along with other food to make sure recipients have a full Thanksgiving meal today.

November 25, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Statesboro High to remain in Classification AAAA

Statesboro High School's athletic program will remain in Classification AAAA, school officials said Wednesday. For details, please check beck here later.

November 25, 2009 | Staff reports | Local


Shopping by Lantern Light

November 24, 2009 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Local


Mornings unPHILtered - Talking about Hatcher's firing

Sports took center stage Tuesday on "Mornings unPHILtered," as host Phil Boyum welcomed Statesboro Herald sports editor Matt Yogus and Herald prep sports writer Mike Anthony to the show.

November 24, 2009 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Police arrest 3 in Campus Club burglary

Police arrested three men and a juvenile - all four caught in the act of their crimes -were arrested Monday after quick-thinking witnesses reported suspicious activity.

November 24, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Studio Statesboro - Santa arrives at the mall; Business in the Boro: Pecans

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November 24, 2009 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Man killed in accident with 18-wheeler Saturday

A Columbus man was killed Saturday afternoon in Screven County when he failed to stop at an intersection and pulled into the path of an 18-wheeler.

November 23, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Mornings unPHILtered - Furlough week at GSU

The first guest on Monday's "Mornings unPHILtered" show was Dr. Ron Shiffler, the Dean of GSU's College of Business Administration. Host Phil Boyum and Shiffler discussed how the staff of virtually the entire University System of Georgia is being furloughed for three days this week in order to meet budget reductions of 8 percent, with 5 percent being met through the savings engendered by the furloughs.

November 23, 2009 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Holiday shopping, theft season begins Friday

Friday will be the largest shopping day of the year -Black Friday - and heralds the beginning of the holiday shopping season.

November 23, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local




Shopping by Lantern downtown event is Tuesday

Area residents will have the opportunity Tuesday to enjoy "Shopping by Lantern Light" at the Main Street Farmers Market in downtown Statesboro.

November 22, 2009 | Special to the Herald | Local


Counselors earn trust at Mill Creek

There are two women at Mill Creek Elementary School whose jobs require them to talk to the school's nearly 700 students on a regular basis. To most people, that may seem to be an almost Herculean task, but to Dawn Beck and Lauren Webb it is probably the best part of their jobs.

November 21, 2009 | By ROGER ALLEN | Local


GSU Head Football Coach Chris Hatcher fired

Moments after the Georgia Southern Eagles defeated The Citadel 13-6 in the Eagles' final football game of the season Saturday at Paulson Stadium, head coach Chris Hatcher was told his contract would not be renewed.

November 21, 2009 | By MATT YOGUS | Local


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July 15, 2014 | By SCOTT BRYANT Herald Staff | Local


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