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Southeast Bulloch High holds Homecoming Parade

Yellow Jacket fans lined the streets of Brooklet Thursday afternoon at 5:30 p.m. to watch the SEBHS Homecoming Parade. The theme for this year's Homecoming week was Jacket Jackpot – Viva Las Vegas. The floats constructed by SEBHS students reflected this theme. The Jackets face the Jefferson County Warriors tonight at 7:30 p.m. on Fred Shaver Field.

November 04, 2006 | By KATHERINE KENNEDY | Local


Botanical Garden Festival

Cooler weather means it's time to plant, and Georgia Southern Botanical Garden has a wide variety of old-fashioned favorites and native plants for your home garden at its annual Farm & Forest Festival and Plant Sale. The festival is Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. There is no admission charge.

November 04, 2006 | Special to the Herald | Local


Community split on Bush visit

Residents of Statesboro had mixed reactions to a visit by President George W. Bush to town next Monday, with some saying they'd like to go see him while others not wanting to go.

November 04, 2006 | By LUKE MARTIN | Local


Ford worker wins $225,000 on his last day at assembly plant

ATLANTA - A worker at the Ford Motor Co. Atlanta Assembly Plant won $225,000 from a Georgia Lottery scratch-off ticket as he was headed to work for the last time, the day production ended at the plant.

November 04, 2006 | The Associated Press | Local


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


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Statesboro police arrest slaying suspect

Statesboro police arrested a man Thursday who they say is suspected of killing a man at Morris Heights Apartments on Wednesday evening.

June 26, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Bulloch County sheriff: Convicted felon, gang member arrested

Deputies investigating a bicycle theft held a convicted felon and known gang member at gunpoint after he reached for a pistol in his waistband earlier this week, according to the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office.

June 26, 2014 | From staff reports | Local


New drive-thru Parker's opens

Parker's new convenience store and gas station, at 1588 Brampton Ave., opened Wednesday. It is the chain's 36th store in Georgia and South Carolina and the first with a drive-thru window.

June 25, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Local


Bulloch CRCT results mixed, but eighth grade soars

In their final encounter with the Criterion Referenced Competency Tests, Bulloch County students passed at a rate higher than or equal to the state's in half of the grade-level subject areas.

June 25, 2014 | From staff reports | Local


Statesboro woman pleads guilty in husband's death

Editor's note: This article has been revised to reflect the following correction, which will appear in Friday's print edition. Katrina Denise Ledford's jury selection is scheduled for Tuesday, and her trial is scheduled for July 8, in the killing of her mother's husband, Michael Anthony Riley. A front-page article Thursday incorrectly stated that those were the dates for another co-defendant in the case.

June 25, 2014 | Jason Wermers | Local


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