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Judge denies Davis' last-minute appeal

JACKSON - A Georgia judge has refused to halt the execution of death row inmate Troy Davis after a last-minute appeal by his attorneys.

September 21, 2011 | By GREG BLUESTEIN Associated Press | Local


Local bank patrons report fraudulent charges

The United States Secret Service is investigating a rash of financial transaction fraud incidents affecting customers of several area banks.

September 20, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Troy Davis denied clemency

ATLANTA - Yet another appeal denied, Troy Davis was left with little to do Tuesday but wait to be executed for a murder he insists he did not commit.

September 20, 2011 | BY GREG BLUESTEIN Associated Press | Local


Festival of music set for this weekend

Boys and girls in grades 5 through 8 are invited to join the Statesboro Youth Chorale Friday and Saturday for a festival of music.

September 20, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


Pardons Board denies Troy Davis' appeal

ATLANTA - Georgia's pardons board rejected clemency for Troy Davis on Tuesday, one day before his scheduled execution, despite high-profile support from figures including an ex-president and a former FBI director for the claim that he was wrongly convicted of killing a police officer in 1989.

September 20, 2011 | Associated Press | Local


Ga. pardons board considers Troy Davis case

ATLANTA - Supporters of Troy Davis made a last-ditch effort Monday to stop his execution for the 1989 murder of an off-duty Savannah police officer, asking the Georgia pardons board to grant him clemency.

September 19, 2011 | By GREG BLUESTEIN Associated Press | Local


Parade marks fair's 50th year

Everyone loves a parade, but how many area residents love it enough to participate? That's what the Statesboro Kiwanis Club wants to know.

September 19, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Relamping seeks to enlighten public

Like the bulbs themselves, consumers need some time to brighten to the idea of compact fluorescent light bulbs.

September 19, 2011 | By AL HACKLE Herald Writer | Local


Man killed in fire; identification pending

Authorities are awaiting positive identification of a man killed early Friday morning in a mobile home fire off U.S. 301 North.

September 19, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


City considering $1.5 million in expenditures

When Statesboro City Council gathers for a regularly scheduled meeting today, much its focus will be given to bolstering the city's fleet of service vehicles.

September 19, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Motion for recusal denied in molestation case

Bulloch County Superior Court Judge William T. Woodrum denied a motion filed to have another judge recused from a child molestation case, said Ogeechee Judicial Circuit Assistant District Attorney Michael Muldrew.

September 19, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Death case grieves two Ga. families

SAVANNAH - An elite Army Ranger, Mark MacPhail left the service and became a police officer to spare his wife and young children from the base-hopping life of a military career. Troy Davis dropped out of high school in his senior year to help care for his younger siblings, including a sister stricken with multiple sclerosis.

September 17, 2011 | By GREG BLUESTEIN and RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


Dancing fools for a good cause

A group of local "stars" will vie to shine brightest, when they strap on dancing shoes for Statesboro's first ever celebrity dancing competition next month.

September 17, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Ogeechee warnings posted again

Ogeechee River landings in Bulloch and Effingham counties were posted Friday, warning citizens to refrain from swimming or eating fish from the river.

September 16, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


AC unit causes fire at Stilson Elementary

An air conditioning unit outside a computer lab on the second and third grade hallway of Stilson Elementary caused a small electrical fire at approximately 8:50 Thursday morning. No injuries were reported, and the entire building was evacuated for nearly an hour.

September 16, 2011 | From Staff Reports | Local


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Police continue investigation into armed robberies

Statesboro police are investigating three armed robbery incidents and one armed robbery attempt that occurred Wednesday, Statesboro Police Deputy Chief Rob Bryan said.

September 22, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Allen hopes to vote on health care

U.S. Rep. Rick Allen, R-Georgia 12th District, hopes Congress will vote next week on two major pieces of legislation: the Graham-Cassidy Republican replacement for ...

September 21, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Police investigate two armed robberies

Statesboro police detectives are seeking information about two armed robbery incidents that occurred within hours of each other early Thursday morning at two university-area apartment ...

September 21, 2017 | | Local


Peed sentences Johnson in molestation case

Bulloch County Superior Court Judge F. Gates Peed sentenced a former city of Statesboro employee Wednesday to 25 years to serve, without parole, for multiple ...

September 21, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Two arrested in gang-related attack

Statesboro police arrested two teens on outstanding warrants Tuesday stemming from a Sept. 5 attack on a victim at the local public library.

September 20, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Former city employee pleads guilty to child sex offenses

A former long-time city of Statesboro employee pled guilty Wednesday to multiple charges of child molestation.

September 20, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


STAND17 Christian event set for Saturday

Kenny Grant Evangelistic Ministries and The Band of Brothers will present the STAND17 Conference on Saturday from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Savannah ...

September 20, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


GSU investigating reported rape

A Georgia Southern University student was reportedly the victim of a "strong arm rape" this past weekend, according to Georgia Southern University Police reports.

September 20, 2017 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


‘People don’t survive what I’ll share’

Eastern Heights Baptist Church is hosting a Celebrate Recovery event Saturday at 7 p.m. The event is free, but those planning to attend are ...

September 19, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Georgia wants to execute inmates accused of killing guards

ATLANTA - Two inmates accused of killing their guards on a Georgia prison bus three months ago were indicted Tuesday on multiple charges, including murder, and ...

September 19, 2017 | By KATE BRUMBACK Associated Press | Local


Evans advocates universal Pre-K, restored HOPE, expanded Medicaid

Stacey Evans, Democratic primary candidate for governor, made hope, both in a general sense and HOPE in all-capital letters, the theme of her remarks Saturday ...

September 19, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Bulk waste permitted again at recycling centers

Bulloch County Commissioners were talking trash again during a scheduled meeting Tuesday, discussing future plans for dump sites and deciding to lift the temporary ban ...

September 19, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


PeachCare funding faces deadline

Tens of millions of dollars in government funding for Georgia health care faces a dangerous deadline in less than two weeks.

September 19, 2017 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


Natural disasters add stress to state budgets across US

ATLANTA - A summer of natural catastrophes, from epic hurricanes to scorching wildfires, has exposed another peril in disaster-prone states: how to pay for the rescues ...

September 19, 2017 | By CHRISTINA A. CASSIDY and BOB SALSBERG Associated Press | Local


Georgia Tech student killed by officer had called 911 before encounter

ATLANTA - A Georgia Tech student who was fatally shot by campus police had called 911 to report an armed and possibly intoxicated suspicious person fitting ...

September 19, 2017 | By KATE BRUMBACK Associated Press | Local


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