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Herald to merge Monday, Tuesday newspapers

Citing "tough economic times," Statesboro Herald publisher Randy Morton said Thursday the paper will merge its Monday and Tuesday editions beginning Jan. 6, 2009.

January 03, 2009 | By JAMES HEALY | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Christmas in the Boro; Phil & Jake Show: Visiting Santa

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Friday, December 19, 2008

January 03, 2009 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mgbankhe@valdosta.edu | Local


Authorities hunt for missing man

After hours of searching, law enforcement officers still had not located an elderly man reported missing Friday from his Nessmith Road residence.

January 03, 2009 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Georgia reduces gas tax as prices dip even lower

ATLANTA - Georgians can celebrate a reduction in the state's gasoline tax as they welcome in the New Year. But it will mean less revenue for transportation projects.

January 02, 2009 | The Associated Press | Local


Historians battle Wal-Mart over key Civil War site

LOCUST GROVE, Va. - Wal-Mart wants to build a Supercenter within a cannonshot of where Robert E. Lee and Ulysses S. Grant first fought, a proposal that has preservationists rallying to protect the key Civil War site.

January 02, 2009 | By STEVE SZKOTAK Associated Press Writer | Local


Investigator: Woman beat 5-year-old child with hands, mop handle

A woman beat her 5-year-old child with her hands, then a mop handle, and attacked a man who intervened with the mop handle. Then, she tried to run the man over with her vehicle, said Bulloch County Sheriff's Chief Investigator Capt. Todd Hutchens.

January 02, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Watch all Taste of the Town reviews

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January 02, 2009 | | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Lifeguards at Splash; Phil and Jake: Fight with swords

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Friday, January 2, 2008

January 02, 2009 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


GSU buys Apex, Legends land

Georgia Southern University has acquired two pieces of property adjacent to its campus formerly occupied by the Legends and Apex clubs.

January 02, 2009 | SPECIAL | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Statesboro High School Choir; Chris Mitchell studio performance

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Thursday, December 18, 2008

January 02, 2009 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Boro residents part of horse-rescue prison program

CARTERSVILLE, Ga. - Sadie kept to herself after she came through the gates at Pulaski State Prison. Months of abuse and neglect had taken their toll on the 12-year-old Appaloosa mare who is blind in her left eye.

January 01, 2009 | By LIZ FABIAN Associated Press Writer | Local


Congressional panel wants higher fuel taxes to fund highways

WASHINGTON - A 50 percent increase in gasoline and diesel fuel taxes is being urged by a federal commission to finance highway construction and repair until the government devises another way for motorists to pay for using public roads.

January 01, 2009 | By JOAN LOWY Associated Press Writer | Local


GSU conducts annual burn of Herty Forest Preserve

Smoke could be seen all around Statesboro when Wednesday's prescribed burn in the Herty Pines Forest Preserve at Georgia Southern began about 9 a.m.

January 01, 2009 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Boiling Peanuts; Famous Amos visits Statesboro

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Thursday, January 1, 2008

January 01, 2009 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Bell Choir performs at mall; Portal celebrates Nativity program

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Wednesday, December 17, 2008

January 01, 2009 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


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Georgia House votes to raise minimum age for bouncers, bar patrons

Prompted by the death of 18-year-old Michael Joseph Gatto last summer, the Georgia House of Representatives approved legislation Friday to define what bars are, make 21 the minimum age to enter one or work as a bouncer, and place new demands on cities, counties and businesses to report alcoholic beverage violations.

March 15, 2015 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Southern Food: What it is, why it still matters

Damon Lee Fowler, a noted authority on Southern cooking and its history, will deliver the 2015 Jack N. and Addie D. Averitt Lecture Sunday at 3 p.m. in the Emma Kelly Theatre at the Averitt Center for the Arts in downtown Statesboro.

March 14, 2015 | | Local


Georgia’s turkey hunting season opens March 21

Cluck. Purr. Gobble. Have you been practicing your turkey calling skills?

March 14, 2015 | Georgia Wildlife Resources Division | Local


Averitt Center sets grand opening for new facility

The Averitt Center for the Arts will celebrate the grand opening of its newest facility, the Center for Performing Arts, at 41 W. Main St., on Friday.

March 14, 2015 | Special to the Herald | Local


Proposed bill doesn’t quench brewers’ thirst

If a bill the Georgia Senate passed Friday becomes law, Eagle Creek Brewing Co. will be allowed to serve larger samples to adults touring the little brewery in the middle of Statesboro, and they will be able to take sealed samples home. But Eagle Creek still won't be allowed to sell beer directly to consumers.

March 14, 2015 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Former Marine now facing DUI charges in Twin City

A man released in October from a Mexican prison after being jailed there for seven months on charges of bringing guns into the country was released on bond Thursday after a DUI arrest in Twin City.

March 13, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Graphic images and the First Amendment

Photographs have the power to make us smile, laugh and remember the times of our lives. They also have the power to challenge our assertions and confront our worst fears. And, sometimes, they have the power to offend our sensibilities and taste.

March 13, 2015 | Scott Bryant | Local


2 held without bond after shots fired in Statesboro

A man and woman charged after shots were fired at a condominium complex Thursday remain in jail without bond, facing multiple charges each, according to Bulloch County Jail records.

March 13, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


LeCain to lead Statesboro High

For the first time in 10 months, Statesboro High School has a permanent principal.

March 12, 2015 | From staff reports | Local


Bulloch County RV park application public hearing postponed

A public hearing on a rezoning request for property near Bulloch Academy has been postponed until April 9. It originally was scheduled for tonight.

March 12, 2015 | From staff reports | Local


Shots fired at Statesboro condo complex

Statesboro police have two people in custody after shots were fired at a Lanier Drive location.

March 12, 2015 | From staff reports | Local


Anti-abortion group: Graphic images to be displayed on Georgia Southern campus

The Center for Bio-Ethical Reform announced in a news release late Wednesday that it plans to present large, graphic images of the aftermath of abortion outside Russell Union at Georgia Southern University today and Friday.

March 12, 2015 | From staff reports | Local


Pipeline will bypass Brier Creek Revolutionary War battlefield

SYLVANIA - Beginning a public hearing Tuesday at the Screven County Library, representatives of the Kinder Morgan company announced that a section of the proposed Palmetto Pipeline will be rerouted to avoid a Revolutionary War battleground.

March 11, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local


40 attend inaugural Statesboro police town hall

Statesboro Police Department leaders shared plans, ideas and crime statistics with about 40 people Tuesday during the department's inaugural town hall meeting, held at the Averitt Center for the Arts.

March 11, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


RV park near Bulloch Academy?

The Bulloch County Planning and Zoning Commission is considering a zoning change that would allow an RV park to be built within sight of Bulloch Academy's campus.

March 11, 2015 | From staff reports | Local


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