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Boro police seek stabbing suspect

A cell phone battery going dead during a phone call made a man so angry he attacked and stabbed another man three times, police said. Statesboro Police Det. Terry Briley is seeking Eliza John Boyd III in connection with the attack and hopes citizens will help locate the suspect.

February 20, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


What are the odds? GSU basketball promotion ends in ... tie?

When I was assigned to shoot the Georgia Southern/College of Charleston basketball game Thursday night, I never dreamed the best footage I would get would be during a time out. I just happened to continue rolling during one of the contests GSU holds during dead ball periods. The contest consisted of two girls racing down the court, putting on uniforms, grabbing a ball on one baseline and racing to the other end of the court to shoot a layup with the first one making the basket declared as the winner. Well, in this case, they both won. Or lost ...

February 20, 2009 | Eddie Ledbetter | Local


Gambling in Bulloch?

(Coming Saturday - A closer look at the stores with the video games and more details about the games themselves.)

February 19, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


New subdivision opens job to contractors, has $6 million impact

The local construction industry was ecstatic at Tuesday's city council meeting after learning that plans for a new subdivision on the south side of Statesboro will move forward.

February 19, 2009 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - GSU Baseball rally; Jared McKenna Studio performance

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Thursday, February 19, 2008

February 19, 2009 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Taste of the Town - The Lunch Box Deli

Taste of the Town - February 18, 2009

February 19, 2009 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Council OKs new subdivision; planning ordinances to be overhauled

Work trucks lined the city hall parking lot Tuesday as the Statesboro City Council considered a motion to approve the preliminary plat for a new major subdivision inside the city limits.

February 18, 2009 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


Outside remodeling begins at LongHorn

The LongHorn Steakhouse on Northside Drive in Statesboro is undergoing an extensive exterior renovation. LongHorn district manager David Hayes said the restaurant's façade was being updated to reflect the latest in the company's restaurant design.

February 18, 2009 | By JAN MOORE | Local


Chrysler dealership reopens

Joe Davis is bullish on the auto industry not only in the United States but in Statesboro, too. Davis and his wife Heidi just took over the Chrysler dealership on Highway 301 South and opened for business on Monday as Georgia Chrysler Dodge Jeep.

February 18, 2009 | By JAMES HEALY | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Splash in the Boro Update; Bulloch Antique show

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Wednesday, February 18, 2008

February 18, 2009 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Local man killed in crash Monday

A Statesboro man was killed Monday in Metter after losing control of his vehicle, according to Georgia State Patrol reports.

February 18, 2009 | From Staff Reports | Local


Alcohol sting nets 7 stores

An undercover, underage agent for the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office entered 31 area convenience stores recently and purchased alcohol from seven of them. Sheriff's Inv. Jared Akins told Bulloch County commissioners meeting.

February 18, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Relamping program begins at GSU

Georgia Southern University kicked off the Relamping Project 2009 this week. About 500 of the new bulbs were installed by volunteers Monday. The project, in partnership with Georgia Power, will replace approximately 2000 incandescent light bulbs with the more energy-efficient fluorescents.

February 17, 2009 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Local


Dooley in the Boro - Georgia legend coming to the Mall

University of Georgia legendary football coach and athletic director Vince Dooley will bring his book tour of Georgia to the Statesboro Mall on Monday, Feb. 23. Dooley is scheduled to appear between 4 and 7 p.m.

February 17, 2009 | SPECIAL | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - GSU's relamping program; Boro Business: Statesboro Transfer and Storage

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Tuesday, February 17, 2008

February 17, 2009 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | 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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