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Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Teachers of the year banquet; Chamber honors STAR students

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Wednesday, February 25, 2008

February 25, 2009 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


48th leaves for Fort Stewart Monday

Entering its final months of preparations for a 10-month mission in Afghanistan, the 48th Brigade Special Troops Battalion will hold an official sendoff ceremony Monday at the Statesboro Armory.

February 25, 2009 | By JAMES HEALY | Local


Dr. John Bressler to speak at ‘Meet the Author’ event

Minister, teacher, newspaper columnist - the Statesboro community knows Dr. John Bressler as all these things. On Tuesday, March 3 at 7 p.m. Dr. Bressler will add the title of "author" to this list as he participates in the Friends of the Statesboro-Bulloch County Library's "Meet the Author" series.

February 25, 2009 | SPECIAL | Local


OTC honors 37 scholarship recipients at banquet

Ogeechee Technical College honored 37 scholarship recipients as well as those who make the scholarships possible with a banquet held Monday evening in the college's Occupational Studies Building conference center.

February 25, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


KBB to host electronics recycling drive on GSU campus Thursday

As part of LivinGreen month, Keep Bulloch Beautiful will host an electronics recycling drive Thursday in the Watson Hall Parking Lot on Georgia Southern's campus from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Located off of Chandler road, the parking lot is situated behind the Nessmith-Lane building.

February 25, 2009 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


SHS senior Jason Franklin named 2009 STAR Student

Statesboro High School senior Jason Reed Franklin was named the 2009 STAR Student at a banquet held Tuesday night at the Statesboro Inn.

February 24, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Police catch man they say burglarized local elementary school

A man police said burglarized a local elementary school was caught when he returned to the crime scene to collect the loot.

February 24, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Vince Dooley visits the Boro

Former University of Georgia head football coach Vince Dooley greets Katie Newton, 6, and and brother Cleve, 10, of Millen during an appearance at Statesboro Mall Monday. Dooley, who was football coach for the Dogs from 1964 through 1988 and athletics director until 2003, was in Statesboro to autograph copies of his books.

February 24, 2009 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Local


Police seek assault suspect they say attacked blind victim

Statesboro Police are seeking help from citizens in locating a man they said assaulted a blind victim and his daughter with a board and other weapons before robbing them.

February 24, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Legendary UGA coach Vince Dooley; Boro Business: Business After Hours

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Tuesday, February 24, 2008

February 24, 2009 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


City council votes ‘no confidence’ in city manager

Confusion at last week's Statesboro City Council meeting over a failed motion resulted in an unintended vote of "no confidence" for City Manager Shane Haynes.

February 24, 2009 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


The ‘go-to’ man at Mattie Lively

At Mattie Lively Elementary School, even Principal Kevin Judy agrees that custodian Anthony Devon Davis is the "go-to" man at the school.

February 24, 2009 | By ROGER ALLEN Special to the Herald | Local


Remembering ‘The Sower’

"For to me, to live is Christ, and to die is gain."

February 23, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Friends share memories of Dr. Michael Guido

The passing of world-renowned evangelist Dr. Michael Guido, known best for his "Seeds from the Sower" ministry based in Metter, has made an impact in the community of friends and admirers, many of whom have acknowledged Guido is "in a better place," with God.

February 23, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


‘Mame’ premieres Friday at Emma Kelly Theater

Mame Dennis has it all. The ultra-rich, ultra-outrageous socialite is always the center of attention. New York waits breathlessly for her next party – just to look at her next outfit. Mame has life by the tail and enjoys every minute.

February 23, 2009 | Special to the Herald | Local


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Boro-grown music, sports

Ongoing projects and marketing successes are increasing tourists' exposure to Bulloch County's musical and agricultural heritage, developing Statesboro's status as a "sports mecca" and introducing it to travel writers.

May 04, 2015 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - McDougald Oil sale signals new beginnings

The sale of McDougald Oil Company a few months ago to Bulloch County natives Greg Sikes and Chris Thompson marks the end of McDougald family ownership as one of Bulloch County's oldest family owned businesses.

May 04, 2015 | | Local


Bulloch school execs call for 2-mill tax increase

The Bulloch County Schools' superintendent and chief financial officer have presented a budget that calls for a 2-mill increase in property taxes to support leveled funding among the schools and pay raises for their employees.

May 04, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local


'Ladies and gentlemen, the Rolling Stones'

For Jim Hilliard's full, unedited account of the Rolling Stones concert at Georgia Southern, see the full article here.

May 03, 2015 | By JIM HILLIARD Special to the Herald | Local


Georgia Southern cheerleaders repeat as national champions

The Georgia Southern University all-girl cheerleading squad secured its fifth national championship title earlier this month at the 2015 National Cheerleading Association Collegiate National Championships held in Daytona Beach, Florida.

May 03, 2015 | Special to the Herald | Local


'It is family here'

It's been a little more than a week since the tragic accident on Interstate 16 cut the lives of five nursing students from Georgia Southern University far too short. The healing process from the horrific events of April 22 is in the beginning stages across the campus, and, indeed, across the entire community.

May 03, 2015 | By JIM HEALY | Local


Unabridged - The Rolling Stones, live at Georgia Southern--in 1965

The following is the unabridged version of Jim Hilliard's story about the Rolling Stones

May 03, 2015 | Jim Hilliard Special to the Herald | Local


Statesboro has shot at $3 million

With its efforts to revitalize South Main Street and maintain a lively downtown, Statesboro has become one of 50 America's Best Communities quarterfinalists. The top three finalists will receive awards of $3 million, $2 million and $1 million.

May 02, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local


Eighth grader wins Market game

Fourteen-year-old Michael Vescio, an eighth grader at William James Middle School, made more than $15,000 in investments recently over a 10-week period.

May 02, 2015 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Bulloch County Relay for Life: Fighting cancer together

Purple-clad people from all walks of life made their way around a track lined with luminaries Friday evening, celebrating being cancer free as they participated in the first lap - the Survivors' Lap - of the 2015 Bulloch County Relay for Life.

May 01, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Kinder Morgan gas leak tops 250,000 gallons

Kinder Morgan, the Texas-based energy company that wants to run a 360-mile petroleum pipeline through Upstate South Carolina and Coastal Georgia, is dealing with a leak of more than 250,000 gallons from one of its existing pipelines in South Carolina, officials said.

May 01, 2015 | From the Bryan County News | Local


Two-school zoning shift made definite

As first reported in March, about 140 students who rode school buses to attend Langston Chapel Elementary School this year will go to Sallie Zetterower Elementary School when the new school year begins Aug. 3.

May 01, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local


Second lawsuit filed in deadly crash

The mother of one of the five Georgia Southern students killed last week in a crash on Interstate 16 in Bryan County has filed a lawsuit against a trucking company regarding the death of her daughter. It is the second suit filed against Total Transportation since the seven-vehicle crash April 22.

April 30, 2015 | From staff and wire reports | Local


Last US Marines to leave Saigon describe chaos of war's end

HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam - As the Marines scrambled to the roof of the U.S. Embassy, they locked a chain-link gate on every other floor to slow the throng of panicked Vietnamese civilians sure to come behind them. They knew if the crowd pushed through to the top, they could easily be overrun by hundreds of people desperate to get a seat on one of the last helicopters out of Saigon.

April 30, 2015 | By MARGIE MASON Associated Press | Local


Warrant roundup nets 21 arrests

A round up of people wanted on felony charges ended in 21 arrests Tuesday, and more may be coming.

April 29, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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