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Police: Man sold drugs at home where elderly woman was killed

ATLANTA - Many of the folks on the rundown northwest Atlanta street where Kathryn Johnston lived fortify their windows with metal bars and arm themselves with guns for protection.

December 18, 2006 | By GREG BLUESTEIN Associated Press | Local


Community Bank sets example for 'Model Giving'

As many businesses in Bulloch County continue to conduct their United Way Campaigns during November, First Southern National Bank sets the pace as a "fair share" giver.

December 18, 2006 | By JENNY LYNN ANDERSON Special to the Herald | Local


Ken Davis – Bulloch’s Master Pilot – 'I am closer to God'

Pride is evident as he opens the hangar doors and rolls out the carefully restored 1929 Waco Straightwing biplane, pulling the 1,600-pound plane out to show its full beauty and splendor.

December 18, 2006 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Holiday celebration scheduled

The best chili in town will be determined on Thursday, Dec. 7 at Statesboro's annual holiday celebration, held in the Boro's downtown.

December 18, 2006 | By LUKE MARTIN | Local


Georgia Southern unveils centennial logo

Georgia Southern officials unveiled the school's centennial logo Tuesday afternoon in preparation for the university's 100th anniversary.

December 18, 2006 | By LUKE MARTIN | Local


Portal community forum

Members of the Portal and Willow Hill community are invited to attend a public forum Saturday evening to discuss needs and wants concerning a community center and museum.

December 18, 2006 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


GSU capital campaign raises $53 million

In a gala with a dual purpose, Georgia Southern University's 1906 Society feted the school's 100th year as well as celebrated surpassing the goal of the university's first comprehensive capital campaign.

December 18, 2006 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


First responders try to bridge language barrier in emergencies

FORT VALLEY, Ga. - ''What's that word?'' asks Peach County Deputy Sheriff Shane Broome, looking disconsolately at his ''Survival Spanish'' textbook.

December 18, 2006 | By GIOVANNA DELL’ORTO Associated Press Writer | Local


Boro Snapshot

Every week the Statesboro Herald and statesboroherald.com will ask a question of general interest. Look for the responses every Wednesday in Boro Snapshot.

December 18, 2006 | By ARAINA REAVES Herald Intern | Local


First Friday ready to celebrate

The first Friday of every month, downtown Statesboro comes alive with a night dedicated to arts and entertainment in Statesboro.

December 18, 2006 | From staff reports | Local


Portal man charged in rape, burglary

A Portal man is behind bars without bond after police charged him with burglary and rape.

December 18, 2006 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Thanksgiving travel dash under way, with nearly 40 million expected to hit roads, rails, skies

Long lines formed at airports well before daybreak Wednesday, but the annual dash home for Thanksgiving started smoothly despite predictions that more travelers would take to the roads, skies and rails this year than last.

December 18, 2006 | By KRISTEN DE GROOT Associated Press Writer | Local


Cypress Lake fire update

Firefighters continued fighting a blaze Wednesday that had consumed more than 250 acres around Cypress Lake as investigators were trying to determine how the fire was started.

December 18, 2006 | By LUKE MARTIN | Local


Brannen family named 2006 Farm Family of the Year

The Statesboro-Bulloch Chamber of Commerce Agribusiness Committee chose a Register family with a history that goes back to the early 1800's as the 2006 Farm Family of the Year.

December 18, 2006 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


World AIDS Day commemorated today

Amethyst Project Inc. will commemorate World AIDS with a display on the courthouse lawn as well as other local events as they participate in the global event.

December 18, 2006 | From staff reports | Local


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First United Methodist Church paves the way for future development

The final wall of a motel demolition project came down recently on a South Main Street property next to, and owned by, Statesboro First United Methodist Church, paving the way for future development by the church and simultaneously contributing to the ongoing South Main improvement project.

August 08, 2014 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Alcohol merchants getting voice in new Statesboro ordinance

This week, Statesboro City Council heard input from owners and managers of drinking establishments on the new Alcoholic Beverage Ordinance now in the works. Council members also suggested forming an alcohol advisory board with license holders as members.

August 08, 2014 | Al Hackle | Local


Meet Georgia Southern student-athletes at the mall

Join Georgia Southern student-athletes Saturday at the Statesboro Mall and get a chance to win Eagles football tickets.

August 08, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Local


Evans County Centennial Tribute set for Sunday

The Evans County Centennial Tribute Event, complete with dignitaries, music, historical presentations and a giant Evans County 100th birthday cake, will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday in the Joyce NeSmith Auditorium on U.S. Highway 280 in Claxton.

August 08, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Local


3 homeless dead in Atlanta TB outbreak

ATLANTA - Three homeless people have died in the tuberculosis outbreak involving Atlanta shelters, public health officials say.

August 08, 2014 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


Feed the Boro goes under Food Bank umbrella

Having lost all of its cash to an alleged theft by a trusted volunteer, Feed the Boro, which distributes free meals each Thanksgiving, has placed itself under the umbrella of Food Bank Inc., also known as the Statesboro food bank.

August 07, 2014 | Al Hackle | Local


Georgia Southern University nursing professor to study health disparities

Georgia Southern University nursing professor Kathryn Anderson, Ph.D., has been selected to participate in the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities course "Integrating Principles of Science, Practice and Policy in Health Disparities Research."

August 07, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Local


2 arrested in Metter home invasion

Metter police arrested two men Thursday in connection with a July 30 home invasion and kidnapping attempt.

August 07, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Ebola: Emory gets chance to save lives, educate

ATLANTA - A roomful of reporters and TV cameras tracked every word that Emory physicians said at a Friday news conference preceding the arrival of two Americans stricken with Ebola.

August 07, 2014 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


Last chance to ‘Fill the Bus’ for children in need

For a number of years, Prevent Child Abuse Bulloch County has conducted the annual back-to-school supply drive, Stuff the Bus.

August 06, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Local


Group hopes to build park in Ga. toddler's memory

MARIETTA, Ga. - People across the country who want to memorialize the late 22-month-old Cooper Harris have created a fundraising campaign online to build a park in his memory.

August 06, 2014 | By HILARY BUTSCHEK The Marietta Daily Journal | Local


How does Ebola virus spread and can it be stopped?

LONDON - As a deadly Ebola outbreak continues in West Africa, health officials are working to calm fears about how the virus spreads, while encouraging those with symptoms to get medical care. Typically, outbreaks of the disease have been in other parts of the continent, not in West Africa.

August 06, 2014 | By MARIA CHENG Associated Press | Local


Statesboro open meetings investigation expected to take another month

The investigation into whether city officials violated the Georgia Open Meetings Act during the tenure of former City Manager Frank Parker probably will take until mid-September or later to complete, Statesboro Mayor Jan Moore told City Council during its regular public meeting Tuesday.

August 06, 2014 | Al Hackle | Local


Brooklet police: Caregiver stole elderly woman’s EBT card

An elderly woman's EBT card was stolen, and her caregiver was later caught on video using the card, police said.

August 06, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Georgia Southern police receive grant for new breath test machine

The Georgia Southern University Police Department recently received an $8,000 grant from the Governor's Office of Highway Safety. The grant was awarded to purchase a CMI Intoxilyzer 9000, which will replace the current Intoxilyzer 5000.

August 06, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Local


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