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Eagles return to nest during Homecoming week

Georgia Southern alumni

November 03, 2006 | By MICHELLE BOAEN | Local


GSU students have mixed feelings about Bush's visit

While the White House hasn't "officially" confirmed President George W. Bush's visit to Georgia Southern, students on the campus have mixed feelings about the appearance by the president.

November 03, 2006 | By LUKE MARTIN | Local


Bush rally for Burns to be held at Hanner Fieldhouse

Georgia Southern University's Hanner Fieldhouse will be the location of a political rally Monday during which President George W. Bush will speak in support of Congressional candidate Max Burns, said Paul Benneke, spokesman for the Georgia Republican Party.

November 03, 2006 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Red Ribbon Week

The Red Ribbon Campaign is one of the most enduring and largest drug prevention programs in the United State. Each year, observances for Red Ribbon Week are held in Bulloch County schools and across our nation. Activities began Monday and run through Friday.

November 03, 2006 | By KELLIE M. HARMON Special to the Herald | Local


Fire damages three apartments at Trace Villas

November 03, 2006 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Boys and Girls Club shows phenomenal growth

As Renaldo Leon stands in the middle of the Boys and Girls Teen Center on this Monday afternoon, he constantly checks and rechecks the whereabouts of the teenagers. Like a mother hen, his eyes dart to and fro, taking in the perpetual motion of the 100-plus children playing and socializing.

November 03, 2006 | By JENNY LYNN ANDERSON Special to the Herald | Local


Education tour stops in Statesboro

Business, government and education leaders from across the state were at Mattie Lively Wednesday morning as part of the Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education's annual bus trip across the state.

November 03, 2006 | By LUKE MARTIN | Local


Cotton Pickin' Festival

The annual Cotton Pickin' Harvest Festival will feature costume contests, hay rides, a candy trail and other traditional festival food and games as well as adding trick or treating as part of the festivities.

November 03, 2006 | From Staff Reports | Local


Hurdy-gurdy men play PAC tonight

An attentive audience listened as internationally-renowned French musicians Patrick Bouffard and Gilles Chabenat gave a demonstration entitled "Fun and Experimentation with the Wheel Fiddle," Monday afternoon in the Carol A. Carter Recital Hall at Georgia Southern University's Foy Fin e Arts Center.

November 02, 2006 | By KATHERINE KENNEDY | Local


History in the making

While most details of President George W. Bush's visit to Statesboro remained unclear Monday, Congressman Jack Kingston and members of his staff offered some insight into next Monday's historic appearence.

November 02, 2006 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Popular eminent domain question tops state ballot

ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia's fight to limit the government's power to seize private property blossomed at a tiny florist shop in Stockbridge which city officials hoped to supplant with a new retail and City Hall complex.

November 02, 2006 | By GREG BLUESTEIN Associated Press Writer | Local


Artist Niki Scarboro to give special workshop

Statesboro artist Niki Scarboro will give a special Watercolors Workshop Saturday at the Honey Bowen Building on Fair Road. The workshop begins at 10 a.m. and runs until 4 p.m. The cost is $25. Pre-registration before Friday is required.

October 31, 2006 | By LUKE MARTIN | Local


Gubernatorial candidate Mark Taylor at GSU Homecoming

With just a shade over two weeks to go before the Nov. 7 general election, Lt. Gov. Mark Taylor took his campaign for governor against incumbent Republican Sonny Perdue to Paulson Stadium Saturday.

October 31, 2006 | | Local


Portal readies for Turpentine Festival on Saturday

It may be a small town, but Portal officials say the town knows how to put on a "big time."

October 31, 2006 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Oasis appeal

Oasis can continue to serve alcohol until the Statesboro restaurant and club's appeal filed Thursday in Superior Court is decided .

October 30, 2006 | By LUKE MARTIN | Local


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Sylvania woman, 27, dies in wreck

Editor's note: Because of incorrect information supplied, the time of the wreck and the location from which the victim was returning were incorrect in a brief that appeared in Wednesday's newspaper. The entire brief, with the correct information, appears below.

July 08, 2014 | From staff reports | Local


Investigation of Statesboro City Council begins

The investigation ordered by Statesboro City Council into whether a majority of council members met in potentially illegal private meetings with former City Manager Frank Parker or City Attorney Alvin Leaphart began Tuesday at 11 a.m.

July 08, 2014 | Al Hackle | Local


2nd defendant pleads in 2013 murder of Statesboro man

A woman charged in the "hit style" murder of her mother's husband has accepted a plea bargain.

July 07, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Screven County celebrates groundbreaking for yarn mill

SYLVANIA - The flag of India flew beside those of Georgia and the United States at the Screven County Industrial Park as Gov. Nathan Deal joined in breaking ground Monday for ShriVallabh Pittie Group's $70 million yarn spinning plant, expected to create 250 jobs.

July 07, 2014 | Al Hackle | Local


AP Interview: Perdue, Kingston talk Common Core

Editor's note: This is the third of three parts of the Associated Press' interview with Republican Senate candidates Jack Kingston and David Perdue.

July 06, 2014 | By CHRISTINA A. CASSIDY Associated Press | Local


Perdue, Kingston talk taxes

Editor's note: This is the second of three parts of the Associated Press' interview with Republican Senate candidates Jack Kingston and David Perdue. Part three will run in Tuesday's print edition of the Statesboro Herald.

July 05, 2014 | By CHRISTINA A. CASSIDY Associated Press | Local


Should teachers be armed?

School superintendents in Bulloch and Evans counties say they prefer to rely on law enforcement response instead of arming teachers or other school employees. But now that state law allows it, school officials in Effingham County might take a look.

July 05, 2014 | By AL HACKLE ahackle@statesboroherald.com | Local


Rising tide of debt, tough job market hurting college grads

The cost to attend college has risen sharply over the years. Not surprisingly, so has the number of college graduates with large amounts of debt.

July 05, 2014 | By BROOKE RABON and JENNIFER ARTHURS Herald Interns | Local


6 arrested in 2 Bulloch County drug investigations

A total of six people - including one found hiding in a suitcase inside a closet - were arrested Friday in two separate investigations into drug sale or possession, according to the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office.

July 04, 2014 | From staff reports | Local


Statesboro man arrested on drug sale charges

Officers arrested a man Thursday after he led them on a vehicle chase and eventually had to be subdued with a Taser, according to the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office.

July 04, 2014 | From staff reports | Local


7 arrested on drug, weapons charges in Statesboro

Seven people - including a man who was shot during an attempted robbery Sunday evening - were arrested Thursday after officers responded to an apartment trying to find a man wanted for selling cocaine, according to the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office.

July 04, 2014 | From staff reports | Local


Perdue, Kingston talk immigration

By CHRISTINA A. CASSIDY

July 04, 2014 | | Local


Bulloch County schools preparing for new Georgia standardized tests

When Bulloch County public school students set foot in their classrooms on Aug. 1, they will notice some changes.

July 04, 2014 | By JENNIFER ARTHURS Herald Intern | Local


An early, encouraging glimpse of 2015 Georgia health insurance rates

At least three health insurers plan to offer insurance statewide in Georgia's exchange for 2015.

July 04, 2014 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


Police: Dad sent nude photos while boy sat in car

MARIETTA, Ga. - A Georgia man who police say intentionally killed his toddler son by leaving the boy inside a hot SUV was exchanging nude photos with women the day his son died and had looked at websites that advocated against having children, a detective testified Thursday.

July 03, 2014 | By KATE BRUMBACK Associated Press | Local


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