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Job fair attracts thousands

A job fair expected to attract 1,500 people to Ogeechee Technical College Wednesday, had already processed that many applicants by noon. By 6 p.m., 3,500 people had filled out employment applications to be part of Great Dane's initial workforce when its 450,000-square-foot manufacturing plant opens in Statesboro early next year.

December 14, 2011 | By JAMES HEALY | Local


Men invade home, demand drugs

A Ga. 46 man claimed he was attacked in his home Monday by two gunmen demanding drugs, said Bulloch County Sheriff Lynn Anderson.

December 14, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


County plans to buy property on North Main

During a special called meeting Wednesday, Bulloch County Commissioners voted to purchase a little over 1.5 acres next door to the Bulloch County Annex on North Main St.

December 14, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Johnson elected to Democratic National Committee

Fellow Democrats at a recent state party meeting elected Elizabeth "Liz" Johnson of Bulloch County to represent Georgia on the Democratic National Committee.

December 13, 2011 | By AL HACKLE Herald Writer | Local


4 Ft. Stewart soldiers charged in Ga. killings

ATLANTA - Four soldiers were charged in the shooting deaths of a former serviceman and his teenage girlfriend whose bodies were discovered by fishermen in southeast Georgia.

December 12, 2011 | By GREG BLUESTEIN Associated Press | Local


Speakers for GSU graduation announced

The Honorable Faye Sanders Martin, Lynne Weisenbach and Dick Escue will be the three speakers Friday during Georgia Southern's Fall Commencement exercises. There are three ceremonies to accommodate all of the graduates, with the first getting underway at 9 a.m. at Hanner Fieldhouse.

December 12, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


Burnette named president, CEO for Sea Island

Darron M. Burnette has been named president and chief executive officer for Sea Island Bank.

December 11, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


Eagle Nation on Parade: Artists unveil 1st round concepts

From a pool of more than 40 artists, six were chosen by a blind jury to begin design of five-feet tall, fiberglass Eagle sculptures for Georgia Southern University's Eagle Nation on Parade.

December 10, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


Job fair may attract 1,500

More than 1,500 people are expected to visit Ogeechee Technical College Wednesday with a common goal in mind: finding employment.

December 10, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Encounters of the wild kind

With a police escort, two 45-foot trailers turned the corner on Forest Drive onto the campus of Georgia Southern and pulled into the Center for Wildlife Education. As the truck came to a stop the sounds of monkeys, birds and other animals could be heard through the walls of the trailer.

December 09, 2011 | By BROCK D. VICKERS Herald Correspondent | Local


Police seek armed robber

The Statesboro Police Department is investigating the armed robbery of a convenience store that occurred Friday morning, according to a release issued by police.

December 09, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Sunday alcohol sales on tap

A November vote to abolish blue laws in Statesboro, and subsequent amendment to the city's alcohol code, will for the first time allow residents to purchase alcohol on Sundays beginning this week.

December 09, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


New Mattie Lively school nears completion

Framework is all but complete and final details are coming into place at the new Mattie Lively Elementary School building on Debbie Drive.

December 08, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Nation marks 70th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor

PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii - About 120 survivors of the Pearl Harbor bombing commemorated the Japanese attack and the thousands who lost their lives that day 70 years ago by observing a moment of silence on Wednesday.

December 07, 2011 | By AUDREY McAVOY Associated Press | Local


Crash victim remains critical

While a Statesboro grandfather and one of his grandsons injured in a crash Friday on Lakeview Road have returned home, a second boy remains in critical condition in a Savannah hospital.

December 07, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


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Wrestling, dinner and a toy drive for Christmas

A Christmas toy drive with a twist offers the chance to help less fortunate children while enjoying a meal and entertainment.

November 28, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Adrian Peterson back at Paulson to address graduates

If you plan on attending Georgia Southern University's fall graduation at 1 p.m. Friday, Dec. 8, you are officially advised to arrive early ...

November 27, 2017 | From Staff Reports | Local


Man crashes in Claxton after high-speed chase

A man driving a reportedly stolen car led law enforcement on a high-speed, cross-county chase Friday, but was arrested after crashing into the woods.

November 27, 2017 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


Leadership Southeast Georgia announces 2018 class

Leadership Southeast Georgia, a premier regional leadership development program, recently announced 30 program participants were named from across the region for its class of 2018.

November 27, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Smoothie King brings fresh blends to Statesboro

Decades ago, Statesboro native Lee Barnes and his wife Amy fell in love with Smoothie King while living in Atlanta. Amy struggles with chronic food ...

November 27, 2017 | | Local


Holiday Celebration this First Friday downtown

With Friday being Dec. 1, the month isn't waiting to have a Downtown Statesboro First Friday event, and the Holiday Celebration usually draws one ...

November 25, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Hand bell choir set to perform

Silver bells, silver bells. … Four church handbell choirs are getting ready to perform as one. … It's Christmas time in the Boro.

November 24, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Confederate Avenue evokes Old South, but may get new name

ATLANTA - A roadway in Atlanta serves as a concrete reminder to drivers, joggers and neighbors that Georgia once took up arms against the United States ...

November 24, 2017 | By JEFF MARTIN Associated Press | Local


Black Friday sales bring in shoppers

NEW YORK - Shoppers were out before dawn in the U.S. for fun and for deals, as retailers that have had a tough year were ...

November 24, 2017 | By ANNE D'INNOCENZIO and JOSEPH PISANI AP Retail Writers | Local


Georgia boy finally gets new kidney

ATLANTA - A potentially life-saving kidney transplant has given a Georgia family a lot to be grateful for this Thanksgiving, nearly two months after the operation ...

November 23, 2017 | By KATE BRUMBACK Associated Press | Local


TMT Farms to open Friday

The annual Christmas lights display at TMT Farms has grown so popular, it caught the Atlanta Journal-Constitution's attention.

November 23, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


A renewed friendship 50 years later

New roommates Robin Altland and Kathy McAlpine love their new living arrangement.

November 23, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


App may help ID shrimp affliction

SAVANNAH - Scientists on the Georgia coast are documenting an affliction in shrimp known as black gill as part of an ongoing research project.

November 22, 2017 | The Associated Press | Local


Town Hall meetings requested before Georgia Southern enfolds Armstrong

Georgia Southern donor and alumnus Burney Marsh asked the University System of Georgia Board of Regents to hold town hall meetings presenting the final plan ...

November 22, 2017 | By AL HACKLE | Local


2017 Farmer of the Year

Fluffy white cotton explodes over 3,000 acres of farmland tended by Wade C. Hodges III, and he is humbled by the fact that each ...

November 22, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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