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Money challenges face somber Civil War anniversary

CHARLESTON, S.C. - The upcoming 150th anniversary of the Civil War, unlike the commemorations of a half century ago, will be marked with a broader, more reverent recounting of the bloody struggle that wrenched a nation.

January 07, 2009 | By BRUCE SMITH Associated Press Writer | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Donating blood; Statesboro High: First day in a new building

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Wednesday, January 7, 2008

January 07, 2009 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


City votes no change to alcohol ordinance

In a surprise move Tuesday, the Statesboro City Council unanimously voted against all changes to the alcohol ordinance, including the abolishment of the Alcohol Control Board.

January 06, 2009 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


Analysts: Don’t get used to cheap oil

HOUSTON - All that money you're saving these days at the gas pump? You might want to put it in the bank.

January 06, 2009 | By JOHN PORRETTO AP Energy Writer | Local


County fire department to receive $72,000 grant to fund new equipment

A government matching grant to the tune of $72,000 will help fund the purchase of at least eight thermal imaging cameras for the Bulloch County Fire Department.

January 06, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


BOE to discuss, possibly approve school calendars at Thursday meeting

Bulloch County Board of Education members are slated to discuss and possibly approve the 2009-2010 and 2010-2011 school calendars Thursday during an organizational meeting held at 6:30 p.m. in the William James Educational Complex on Williams Road.

January 06, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Alcohol ordinance debate; Boro Business with Jan Moore

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Tuesday, January 6, 2008

January 06, 2009 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Police searching for two armed robbers

Statesboro Police are investigating an armed robbery that may have been intended to be a simple burglary.

January 05, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


New SHS to open to students Wednesday

In spite of a few setbacks, Statesboro High School will indeed open for classes Wednesday morning, said Bulloch County School Assistant Superinten-dent Charles Wilson.

January 05, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Studio Statesboro: Looking Back 2008

January 05, 2009 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Police: Man stabbed brother in arm over television argument

A Statesboro man stabbed his brother in the arm Saturday during an argument over who would watch TV and who would use the television to play video games.

January 05, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - One for the chipper; Bulloch History Moment: Tobacco

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Monday, January 5, 2008

January 05, 2009 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


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


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Willingway Hospital celebrates Employee of the Year for 2014

In a longstanding company tradition, Willingway Hospital awarded John Williamson, certified addiction counselor, Level II, the 2014 Employee of the Year designation during its annual staff Christmas party.

January 11, 2015 | Special to the Herald | Local


Brooklet officer fired after security, identity breach

A former Brooklet police officer fired for sharing information about candidates for the town's police chief position said he was terminated unfairly and improperly, but the Brooklet city councilman who supervises the police department says the officer was fired for breaking privacy laws.

January 10, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Habitat for Humanity making its homes a part of the neighborhood

In the year that Habitat for Humanity of Bulloch County expects to start construction of its 50th home, the nonprofit group is headed in some new directions.

January 10, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local


Ga. legislature to look at education funding this year

ATLANTA - While funding for transportation improvements and another attempt to allow limited use of medical marijuana have been grabbing headlines across Georgia leading up to this year's legislative session, education figures to play a bigger role under the Gold Dome than it did last year.

January 10, 2015 | Jason Wermers | Local


Scattered area power outages due to Georgia Power grid problem

According to Bulloch County Public Safety Director Ted Wynn, a series of power outages in Statesboro and the Portal Saturday afternoon and evening were caused by a Georgia Power grid problem. There was no word on when the problems might be resolved.

January 10, 2015 | | Local


Gov. Sanders' estate gives $500,0000 to Georgia Southern

The Georgia Southern University Betty Foy Sanders Department of Art has received a $500,000 gift from the estate of former Georgia Gov. Carl E. Sanders, who died in November

January 09, 2015 | Special to the Herald | Local


Statesboro City Council approves stormwater fee

Churches, the county government and schools in the city limits - even Georgia Southern University - are not exempt from Statesboro's new fee to fund improved storm drainage.

January 08, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local


Wintry weather around US brings fatalities, school closings

Dangerously cold air has sent temperatures plummeting into the single digits around the U.S., with wind chills driving them even lower. Throw in the snow some areas are getting and you've got a bone chilling mix that may also be super messy.

January 08, 2015 | The Associated Press | Local


Georgia Southern President Brooks Keel named among 100 ‘Most Influential’ Georgians

Georgia Southern University President Brooks A. Keel, Ph.D., has been named one of the 100 Most Influential Georgians of 2015 by Georgia Trend magazine; a list the magazine says reflects the realities of leadership, power and influence in Georgia.

January 08, 2015 | Special to the Herald | Local


Georgia Southern professor published in prestigious British medical journal

Isaac Chun Hai Fung, Ph.D., a professor of epidemiology in the Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health at Georgia Southern University has been published in The Lancet, a prestigious British medical journal, for his 250-word collaborative correspondence titled "Ebola and the Social Media."

January 08, 2015 | Special to the Herald | Local


Bulloch County Commission reviews courthouse display policy

Bulloch County commissioners are considering possible changes to the county's policy regarding public displays on the courthouse square.

January 07, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Statesboro Averitt Center exhibition celebrating Gullah/Geechee opens Friday

If ever you find yourself on Pawleys Island along the coast of South Carolina, you might drive past a little street known as Dagullah Way.

January 07, 2015 | By SCOTT FOXX Special to the Herald | Local


Bulloch County Schools to operate on normal schedule

Bulloch County Schools will operate on its normal schedule for all campuses, the system said in a news release issued Wednesday afternoon.

January 07, 2015 | From staff reports | Local


Papa Murphy’s to give away 100 pizzas

The new Papa Murphy's Take 'n' Bake Pizza located at 582 Brannen St., at the corner of Brannen Street and Gentilly Road, will celebrate its grand opening today through Saturday.

January 07, 2015 | Special to the Herald | Local


Remains identified as missing Statesboro man

The partial skeleton discovered last week in Jenkins County was that of a missing person from Statesboro, Victor Sweet, the Statesboro Police Department confirmed Wednesday morning.

January 07, 2015 | From staff reports | Local


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