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Local man files complaint about solicitation of votes at nursing home

A local man has filed a complaint with Georgia Secretary of State Karen Handel's office, citing improper behavior regarding solicitation of votes at a local nursing home.

November 07, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


FMB employee indicted on 12 counts of fraud

A Statesboro man was arraigned Thursday on federal bank fraud charges, according to an indictment filed Oct. 9 by the U.S. District Court for Southern District of Georgia, Statesboro Division.

November 07, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Bubble dome goes up at Splash in the Boro

Splash in the Boro water aerobics instructor Beth Sands, bottom left, looks up at the newly inflated dome over the competition and wading pools Wednesday at Mill Creek Park. The bubble dome is put up to allow use of the pools during the the cold weather months.

November 06, 2008 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Local


Cotton Pickin' Harvest Festival this Friday at Mill Creek

The Statesboro Bulloch County Parks and Recreation Department and Subway will play host Friday to the annual Cotton Pickin' Harvest Festival at Mill Creek Park beginning at 6 p.m.

November 06, 2008 | From Staff Reports | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Chris Sandy speaks at Boys & Girls Club; Voting machine testing

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Wednesday, October 22, 2008

November 06, 2008 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Voting machines tested for accuracy

When all the votes are counted Election Day – Nov. 4 – the turnout in Bulloch County may exceed 25,000. That's almost 6,000 more votes than were cast in the 2004 presidential election and Bulloch officials want to ensure every vote is counted accurately.

November 06, 2008 | By JAMES HEALY | Local


'Dracula' ballet set for Saturday

"Stunning…" "Provocative…" "An extravaganza that guarantees a good time…"

November 05, 2008 | Special to the Herald | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - VOTE art exhibit; Bulloch History Moment: The Seaboard Railroad

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Tuesday, October 21, 2008

November 05, 2008 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


EMS director: Substation, ambulance needed in Brooklet area

Bulloch County is so large it often takes an ambulance 15 minutes or more to reach it's destination. That's not good, especially when a life is in danger.

November 05, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Silver Creek Saloon seeks same liquor rights as city bars

Silver Creek Saloon wants the same rights as bars in the Statesboro city limits, and owner Judy Smith asked Bulloch County Commissioners Tuesday to consider ordinances that will allow them to serve liquor in the rural, Old Register Way establishment.

November 05, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Council OKs two alcohol ordinance changes

With minimal discussion, the Statesboro City Council unanimously passed the first reading of two proposed changes to the city's alcohol ordinance.

November 05, 2008 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Matt Scott fundraiser; Knockdown day at the Kiwanis fairgrounds

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Monday, October 20, 2008

November 04, 2008 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Club Jackson shooting trial begins

Trial began Monday for a man accused of killing another man a year ago at an Old Register Road night club.

November 04, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


GSU students artistically encourage others to vote

Graphic design students in the Betty Foy Sanders Department of Art recently created nonpartisan election posters to promote student participation in the 2008 presidential election. The posters are on display at the Center for Art & Theatre now through Oct. 30. A reception for the artists is set for Friday from 7-9 p.m. at the Center and the public is invited. Leigh Thomson, professor of Graphic Design, said about the "VOTE. Design Impacts Democracy" project: "How do we communicate to the Georgia Southern University campus to encourage students to get out and vote? Over the course of three weeks, students ...

November 04, 2008 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Local


Alcohol ordinance faces another first reading

The Statesboro City Council meets tonight to discuss two changes to the alcohol ordinance brought up at the last meeting while leaving two other changes for the first meeting in November, after further revision and discussion.

November 04, 2008 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


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OPEC keeps oil output on hold despite low prices

VIENNA - Reflecting its lessening oil clout, OPEC decided Thursday to keep its output target on hold and sit out falling crude prices that will likely spiral even lower as a result.

November 27, 2014 | By GEORGE JAHN Associated Press | Local


Early bird shoppers turn out on Thanksgiving

NEW YORK - Early-bird shoppers headed to stores on Thanksgiving in what's becoming a new holiday tradition.

November 27, 2014 | By ANNE D'INNOCENZIO Associated Press | Local


Statesboro double-lung transplant recipient is grateful

Andrea Maechtle feels like she received a second chance at life with her double-lung transplant surgery, performed March 17, and she believes the Statesboro community played a huge role in her miracle.

November 27, 2014 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Photo gallery: Statesboro Thanksgiving Community Service

On Tuesday, Nov. 25 2014, clergy and members of local churches joined together in prayer and song to celebrate the true meaning of Thanksgiving.

November 26, 2014 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local


Statesboro’s Christian Social Ministries serves record number with food assistance

Christian Social Ministries supplied several days worth of food to 160 households on Monday with help from the East Georgia Regional Auxiliary, whose members collected and donated all the fixings for 77 family Thanksgiving meals and purchased 100 gift cards for turkeys or hams.

November 26, 2014 | Al Hackle | Local


1.3 million bound for Georgia roads, airport

ATLANTA - More than 1.3 million Georgians are expected to travel on state highways and use the world's busiest airport through Sunday for Thanksgiving, and officials say they're prepared for the rush with extra staff to monitor roads and help people move through security lines.

November 26, 2014 | By KATHLEEN FOODY Associated Press | Local


Rain, snow could mess up Thanksgiving travel plans

MINEOLA, N.Y. - Thanksgiving travelers scrambled to change their plans and beat a storm expected to bring snow, slush and rain to the crowded Washington-to-Boston corridor Wednesday on one of the busiest, most stressful days of the year.

November 25, 2014 | By FRANK ELTMAN Associated Press | Local


Grand jury focused on key fatal Ferguson 'tussle'

FERGUSON, Missouri - Some witnesses called it a tussle. Others described it as a tug-of-war. Ferguson Officer Darren Wilson testified that they were fighting over his handgun.

November 25, 2014 | By DAVID A. LIEB and HOLBROOK MOHR Associated Press | Local


Statesboro native NFL player starts local foundation

Baltimore Ravens player DeAngelo Tyson, a former Statesboro High School standout, has announced the formation of the Tyson Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that will benefit the city that gave him hope and opportunity.

November 25, 2014 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


8 arrested for ‘ear wax’ possession in Statesboro

A new form of an old drug is making an appearance around the area, and investigators arrested eight suspects recently after finding a quantity of "ear wax," a form of THC, in two locations.

November 25, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Weather postpones downtown Statesboro’s Shopping by Lantern Light

A rainy forecast has postponed Shopping by Lantern Light in downtown Statesboro for the second consecutive year.

November 25, 2014 | From staff reports | Local


Statesboro man caught fleeing Portal road check

Portal police said they arrested a man Friday night after his flight from a road check led to a chase.

November 24, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Florida fugitive arrested in Statesboro

A man convicted of burglary in Florida, who was wanted by authorities there, was apprehended Friday after members of the Statesboro-Bulloch Crime Suppression Team discovered he was living in Statesboro.

November 24, 2014 | From staff reports | Local


6 arrested after Statesboro apartment search reveals 100 baggies of pot

Statesboro-Bulloch Crime Suppression Team members arrested six suspects Friday after seizing about 100 baggies of marijuana and two handguns, according to a news release.

November 24, 2014 | From staff reports | Local


Georgia court OKs probation supervision by private companies

ATLANTA - Georgia's highest court ruled Monday that a state law allowing courts to contract with private probation companies to supervise misdemeanor offenders is constitutional but does not allow for additional requirements beyond what is imposed by the courts.

November 24, 2014 | The Associated Press | Local


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