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GSU students artistically encourage others to vote

Graphic design students in the Betty Foy Sanders Department of Art recently created nonpartisan election posters to promote student participation in the 2008 presidential election. The posters are on display at the Center for Art & Theatre now through Oct. 30. A reception for the artists is set for Friday from 7-9 p.m. at the Center and the public is invited. Leigh Thomson, professor of Graphic Design, said about the "VOTE. Design Impacts Democracy" project: "How do we communicate to the Georgia Southern University campus to encourage students to get out and vote? Over the course of three weeks, students ...

November 04, 2008 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Local


Alcohol ordinance faces another first reading

The Statesboro City Council meets tonight to discuss two changes to the alcohol ordinance brought up at the last meeting while leaving two other changes for the first meeting in November, after further revision and discussion.

November 04, 2008 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


Black leadership conference to be held in Claxton this weekend

The Georgia Association of Black Elected Officials conference will be held in Claxton Oct. 24-26, featuring Georgia Commissioner of Labor Michael Thurmond and Charles Steele Jr., president of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, as keynote speakers.

November 04, 2008 | Special to the Herald | Local


Trial set for Dustin Coulter in 2005 murder of Futch couple

Dustin James Coulter, 25, is slated to be tried Nov. 10 for the fall, 2005 murder of a Bulloch County couple, according to Bulloch County Clerk of Courts records.

November 04, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


47th Kiwanis Fair clears out

Ticket booths are shown waiting to be hauled away Sunday at the Kiwanis Ogeechee fairgrounds.

November 03, 2008 | By JAMES HEALY | Local


Chris Rock fights to keep Statesboro woman's claim quiet

SAVANNAH - Chris Rock has asked a judge to keep a Georgia woman from talking and writing about her claim that the comedian fathered her teenage son, an allegation debunked last year by a court-ordered paternity test.

November 02, 2008 | By RUSS BYNAM Associated Press Writer | Local


Tradition still a big part of Fair

For many, the Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair means rides, games, seeing friends and enjoying a variety of foods while listening to the entertainment.

November 01, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Fearless Flores Circus; Phil & Jake Show: On the Midway

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Friday, October 17, 2008

November 01, 2008 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Farmers' Market in downtown Boro Saturday

Statesboro's on-going Farmers' Market will feature local produce Saturday in downtown. Throughout the spring and summer, area farmers have shared their produce at the Main Street Farmers' Market in the parking lot of Sea Island Bank in downtown.

November 01, 2008 | Special to the Herald | Local


Local historic barn being restored, dedicated

Just off U.S. 80 West at Woodrum Road, a bit of history is being preserved. One of Bulloch County's largest mule barns, once a part of the Paul H. Johnson farm, is being restored. A barn dance and dedication for family and invited guests will be held Saturday.

October 31, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


GBI takes over Brooklet probe

An internal investigation regarding allegations that a Brooklet police officer acted inappropriately was turned over to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation.

October 31, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Fair hog & goat show; Barefoot Booyah studio performance

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Thursday, October 16, 2008

October 31, 2008 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Fair a family affair

With the busiest days of the Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair ahead of them, members of the Statesboro Kiwanis Club met Thursday to enjoy a repast provided by Amusements of America, the company which provides the fair's midway each year.

October 31, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Local man charged with battery, public indecency

A man waiting outside a South Main Street convenience store early Wednesday morning exposed himself to a female customer, asked her for a cigarette, then punched her when she refused his request, police reports stated.

October 31, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - 4H Exhibit; Kiwanis Fair rides

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Wednesday, October 15, 2008

October 30, 2008 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


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Statesboro woman Tasered after grabbing officer's weapon

A woman who grabbed a police officer's weapon during a brawl at a bar early Saturday morning was subdued by Taser, reports stated.

April 06, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Extreme stress relief

Some college students are happy to climb walls to relieve their stress and stay fit, and about 70 of them could be found at Georgia Southern University's Recreation Activity Center, or RAC, for the Eighth Annual Southern Sendfest regional bouldering competition on Saturday, March 28.

April 05, 2015 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Local


Photo Gallery: 2015 Southern Sendfest

Climbing clubs from four Georgia universities and Clemson University competed in the Eighth Annual Southern Sendfest regional bouldering competition at Georgia Southern University on Saturday, March 28.

April 05, 2015 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local


150 years ago, Lee surrenders to Grant

EDITOR'S NOTE: When Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee surrendered to Union Lt. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant in a farmhouse parlor in Appomattox Court House, Virginia, on April 9, 1865, standing with other war correspondents in the front yard was William Downs MacGregor of The Associated Press.

April 04, 2015 | | Local


Dual enrollment on the rise

(Note: First of two parts. Coming Tuesday, a closer look at how Georgia Southern University, Ogeechee Technical College and East Georgia State College are focusing more on attracting dual enrollment students.)

April 04, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local




Alabama frees man after 30 years on death row

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - A man who spent nearly 30 years on Alabama's death row walked free Friday hours after prosecutors acknowledged that the only evidence they had against him couldn't prove he committed the crime.

April 03, 2015 | By KIM CHANDLER Associated Press | Local


Past midnight, Georgia Senate OKs Mercedes-Benz tax break

ATLANTA - In their haste to award Mercedes-Benz a $1.3 million tax break Thursday, lawmakers in Georgia thwarted any serious debate on the money, broke their own transparency rules and pushed past a constitutional time limit.

April 03, 2015 | By RAY HENRY Associated Press | Local


GSU’s police chief retires

Georgia Southern University's police Chief Mike Russell is retiring in May, and a female officer, Maj. Laura McCullough, will serve as interim chief until the vacated position is filled.

April 02, 2015 | From staff reports | Local


Mainstreet Farmer’s Market opens

The Mainstreet Statesboro Farmers Market will open Saturday, kicking off a season offering fresh fruits and vegetables, local honey, dairy products, meats and more.

April 02, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Bulloch man charged in December murder

A man suspected in the strangulation death of his wife in December is behind bars, charged Wednesday with murder.

April 02, 2015 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


Armed robbery suspects arrested, extradited

Bibb County sheriff's deputies arrested two suspects Tuesday who were wanted for an armed robbery in Bulloch County March 27.

April 02, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Police investigate Metter robberies

Metter police are investigating two separate armed robbery incidents in which a group of men held victims at gunpoint. Metter Police Chief Mack Seckinger said the two cases are "possibly" related.

April 01, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Lightning, winds cause no damage

Spectacular thunderstorms rumbled the skies in and around Statesboro late Tuesday night and early Wednesday morning, but little to no damage was reported, said Bulloch County Public Safety Director Ted Wynn.

April 01, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Morning wrecks on 80, 25 cause delays

Two crashes around the same time Wednesday held up morning traffic as emergency responders and law enforcement worked to clear and investigate the accidents.

April 01, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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