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Three arrested in armed robbery of The Store in Register

Bulloch County Sheriff's investigators arrested three men Wednesday, charged in the April 15 armed robbery of The Store in Register, said Bulloch County Sheriff Lynn Anderson.

May 15, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Cowboy Cookoff for St. Jude to be held Saturday

It's grilling with style, and for a good cause.

May 14, 2008 | Special to the Herald | Local


Children gather at GSU for weekly Learning Garden

Every week during the spring, children gather at the Garden and learn some valuable life lessons. First, they plant, nurture and harvest a vegetable garden. Then, they give the vegetables they grew to the Statesboro Food Bank.

May 14, 2008 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Tuesday, April 29, 2008

May 14, 2008 | | Local


U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson to speak at GSU

U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson will serve as the featured speaker at Georgia Southern University's 2008 Spring Commencement on May 10.

May 14, 2008 | Special to the Herald | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Monday April 28, 2008

May 13, 2008 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer | Local


Public works employee resigns after arrest

Bulloch County Public Works employee William Robert Barber resigned his position Friday after he was arrested last week on several charges involving a firearm, said Bulloch County Sheriff Lynn Anderson.

May 13, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


William James trio earns state honor for engineering project

Fielding Keeley, James Connors and John Vanterpool of William James Middle School just earned exceptional honors: they brought home the Grand Prize for all Team Projects at the Junior (Middle School) Division of the State Science and Engineering Fair held earlier in April.

May 12, 2008 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Hodges wins big at annual flower show

Mary Sue Hodges of the Spade 'n Trowel Garden Club walked away with most of the top awards at the 2008 Bulloch Council of Garden Clubs Flower Show "GSU: A Bouquet of Learning" on Saturday.

May 12, 2008 | Special to the Herald | Local


GSU, Willingway partner to create addiction center

The month of April was designated Alcohol Awareness Month by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration since 1987 in order to call awareness to alcohol abuse as a treatable disease. That designation takes on greater meaning at Georgia Southern University as the Task Force for the Center for Addiction Recovery continues to develop its focus.

May 11, 2008 | Special to the Herald | Local


Clerk of courts decides not to run

Qualifying for several local partisan offices begins Monday, with one office being vacated by the incumbent.

May 11, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Bulloch sheriff plans to run for re-election

Bulloch County Sheriff Lynn Anderson has had a great deal on his plate during his second term in office. He said Thursday he looks forward to a third term, if elected, and plans to qualify next week to run. Anderson is a Republican.

May 11, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Incumbent commissioners, chairman say they'll run again

Three Bulloch County Commission seats and that of the county commission chairman are up for election, and all four incumbents said they are planning to qualify to run again next week.

May 11, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Fore! Averitt Center hosts fundraiser golf tournament

May 10, 2008 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Local


Brooklet man wins calling competition

What started as an effort to improve his performance in turkey hunting has led Brooklet's Kerry Terrell to the big time. After 16 years of competing in turkey calling contests, Terrell placed first in the 2008 Wild Turkey Bourbon/National Wild Turkey Federation Grand National Calling Championships, Rare Breed Champion of Champions competition in Atlanta.

May 10, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


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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


Georgia's first lady reads to local children

With gleeful animation, Georgia's first lady Sandra Deal made characters come alive as she read a book to children at a local child care facility Tuesday. The governor's wife was in town as part of the Read Across Georgia initiative, which supports Gov. Nathan Deal's "goal of increasing the percentage of children reading at grade level by completion of the third grade," according to the Office of the Governor's website at www.gov.georgia.gov.

March 31, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Second thoughts emerge on school zone change

School system officials are having second thoughts about a short-term rezoning plan that would send more than 140 children who now attend Langston Chapel Elementary School to Sallie Zetterower Elementary.

March 31, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local


Statesboro man killed in crash

A Statesboro man was killed Tuesday afternoon when he lost control of his car and it became wedged underneath a mobile home.

March 31, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


McDuffie Co. man wanted on child molestation charges arrested in Statesboro

Bulloch County sheriff's investigators arrested a fugitive wanted on aggravated child molestation charges Friday after receiving a tip the man was in Statesboro.

March 30, 2015 | From staff reports | Local


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