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Keynote address: Baker honors all Deen Day Smith award recipients

Georgia's Attorney General Thurbert E. Baker admitted he was influenced to enter the field of law because of his favorite childhood television show - Perry Mason.

April 14, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Bill Perry: Humanitarian of Year

As Statesboro's Dr. William H. "Bill" Perry took the stage Tuesday night, after having just learned he was chosen as the 2009 Statesboro Herald Human-itarian of the Year at the Deen Day Smith Service to Mankind Awards, he showed his true colors when he cracked a joke.

April 14, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Pinwheels on the courthouse lawn; Boro Business: Main St. Farmers Market

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Tuesday, April 14, 2008

April 14, 2009 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Seier’s contract ends

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April 13, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


‘Live-wire’ runs Nevils lunchroom

At Nevils Elementary, the building may have changed recently, but most of the faces have stayed the same. Linda Brown, the lunchroom manager, has worked for the Bulloch County public school system for 36 years.

April 13, 2009 | By ROGER ALLEN | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Swim Lessons at Splash, Bulloch History Moment: Fish Trap

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Monday, April 13, 2008

April 13, 2009 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Spring brings record enrollment at OTC

When the 2009 Spring quarter began earlier this week at Ogeechee Technical College, more students than ever before were on campus for a Spring quarter at OTC.

April 12, 2009 | Special to the Herald | Local


BOE to review SEB principal decision

Bulloch County Board of Education members will meet Monday night during a special called meeting to review a recommendation by School Superintendent Dr. Lewis Holloway to not renew the contract of Southeast Bulloch High School Principal Joni Walker-Seier.

April 11, 2009 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Huge deficit troubles Barrow

While he supports the stimulus package that's been approved and put into place, U.S. Rep. John Barrow didn't like the budget presented to Congress last month.

April 11, 2009 | By PATRICK DONAHUE pdonohue@effinghamherald.net | Local


2009 Statesboro Film Festival set for Thursday

From comedy to horror to music videos, entries into the 2009 Statesboro Film Festival offer a mixture of short film making that should appeal to the taste of just about anyone.

April 11, 2009 | Sepcial to the Herald | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Holly Lloyd music teacher; Phil & Chad: Film festival spoofs

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Friday, April 10, 2008

April 10, 2009 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


GSU names new coach

Charlton Young has his dream job. On behalf of Statesboro, we hope the dream always stays sweet.

April 09, 2009 | By CHAD BISHOP | Local


Handel to speak at OTC’s ’09 graduation ceremony

Georgia Secretary of State Karen Handel will deliver the keynote address at Ogeechee Technical College's 2009 Commencement Exercises on May 14, said OTC president Dr. Dawn Cartee. Ogeechee Tech's graduation ceremony will begin at 7 p.m. at Georgia Southern University's Hanner Fieldhouse.

April 09, 2009 | Special to the Herald | Local


Boro Live Update now online

At 2 p.m. today, the Statesboro Herald and borolive.com will launch Boro Live Update – a live news program that will air every weekday at 2 p.m.

April 09, 2009 | By JAMES HEALY | Local


Headstone found in local subdivision

When residents of a Southern Comfort subdivision home moved recently, they left something behind - a headstone.

April 09, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


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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


Rare cloud formation waves over Statesboro

An unusual cloud formation rolled over the Statesboro area Monday morning, prompting a social media buzz as users posted photos, questions and comments about it.

March 30, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Nationally recognized dementia-care specialist to speak at GSU conference

Teepa Snow, a dementia-care education specialist and the founder of Positive Approach to Care techniques and training models, will be the keynote speaker Thursday at the Understanding Dementia and Alzheimer's Conference at Georgia Southern University.

March 30, 2015 | Special to the Herald | Local


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