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Tornadoes leave at least 280 dead across 6 states

PLEASANT GROVE, Ala. - Firefighters searched one splintered pile after another for survivors Thursday, combing the remains of houses and neighborhoods pulverized by the nation's deadliest tornado outbreak in almost four decades. At least 280 people were killed across six states - more than two-thirds of them in Alabama, where large cities bore the half-mile-wide scars the twisters left behind.

April 28, 2011 | By GREG BLUESTEIN and HOLBROOK MOHR Associated Press | Local


Storms devastate South

RINGGOLD, Ga. - The storms that battered Georgia arrived with an almost unthinkable ferocity - tossing tractor-trailers off the interstate, flattening entire neighborhoods, ripping out large trees by the roots and reducing a busy thoroughfare of motels and restaurants to rubble.

April 28, 2011 | By RAY HENRY Associated Press | Local


Talkin' Sports - The Chris Halbert Show

Chris Halbert is a Brunswick native who loves sports, especially all the teams at Georgia Southern. (And someday he even plans to finish his degree at GSU.)

April 28, 2011 | | Local


Swap, Buy or Sell - April 28

Listen to Swap, Buy or Sell - April 28

April 28, 2011 | | Local


Storms kill 72 around South, including 58 in Ala.

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - A wave of tornado-spawning storms strafed the South on Wednesday, splintering buildings across hard-hit Alabama and killing 72 people in four states.

April 28, 2011 | By HOLBROOK MOHR and JAY REEVES Associated Press | Local


Bulloch sheriff rounds up 'deadbeat dads'

As Bulloch County Sheriff's deputies cruised around town Tuesday, deadbeat dads were surprised when the law knocked on their doors wanting child support money.

April 27, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Vidalia museum celebrates famed onion

While the Vidalia Onion Museum can't help but snag visitors to this weekend's big festival, supporters hope it will become a year-round destination.

April 27, 2011 | By AL HACKLE Special to the Herald | Local


GSU plans major fundraising campaign

Georgia Southern President Brooks Keel announced Wednesday the university's intent to kick-off a major capital fundraising campaign to fund continued growth and advancements in the college's quality of education.

April 27, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


A first - Two Humanitarians

For the first time in history, a husband and wife team was honored as the Statesboro Herald Humanitarians of the Year during the 2011 Deen Day Smith Service to Mankind Awards gala.

April 26, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Archaeology student talks Camp Lawton

Imagine living in a dugout hole, with pine limbs stacked overhead and only a blanket over them to keep out the wind and rain.

April 25, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


City projects balanced budget

Despite concerns regarding rising health care costs, and a shortfall in 2011, Statesboro city officials project a balanced budget for the upcoming fiscal year.

April 25, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Swap, Buy or Sell - April 25, 2011

Listen to Swap, Buy or Sell - April 25, 2011

April 25, 2011 | | Local


SHS Odyssey of the Mind team qualifies for Worlds

Statesboro High School's Extreme Mousemobiles Team won second place at the State Odyssey of the Mind finals in Columbus last week, qualifying them for the World Odyssey of the Mind finals at the University of Maryland, May 27-30.

April 24, 2011 | By HAYLEY GREENE Special to the Herald | Local


Rodeo thrills Boro

Beautiful spring weather and huge crowds greeted the first annual Statesboro Kiwanis Rodeo when it rode into town for two shows last weekend.

April 24, 2011 | | Local


Teacher helps apply lessons

If there were game stats for academics, Statesboro High School science teacher Richard McCombs would be one of science's most winning coaches.

April 23, 2011 | By HAYLEY GREENE Special to the Herald | Local


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Check out pictures from the 2015 Dancing with the Statesboro Stars. The annual fundraiser added a second permance this year and raised $107,000 to ...

October 06, 2015 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local


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June 28, 2015 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local


Photo gallery: Honoring Our Veterans

The Statesboro Herald and members of the community would like to recognize the men and women who have served in the Armed Forces on Veterans ...

November 11, 2014 | Scott Bryant | Local


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