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Explosion under Savannah streets rocks downtown

SAVANNAH - Crews were waiting for an area to cool off under the streets of downtown Savannah before they could start determining what caused an electrical explosion Monday that blew off manhole covers and knocked out power for hours to many stores, restaurants and homes.

December 29, 2008 | The Associated Press | Local


Goodwill prepares for donation surge; donated items tax deductible

Christmas is over, and it's closet-cleaning time. People everywhere are making room for the new gifts they received, but many aren't simply tossing the old items - they're taking them to Goodwill.

December 29, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Police: Man arrested after attempted assault on Fair Road

A man broke into a Fair Road Apartments home and tried to rape a woman late Saturday night, police said. The man, identified as Aaron Vizonrs Salazar-Maido, is now behind bars on multiple charges.

December 29, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Goodwill donations; Boro Business with Jan Moore

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Monday, December 29, 2008

December 29, 2008 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Local woman charged in connection with $1.9 million theft

A Statesboro woman remains in jail with a $50,000 bond after being charged with taking almost $2 million from a local finance company.

December 28, 2008 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


County hit by strong winds, rain

The sun shone brightly from clear blue skies Thursday afternoon, but wild weather earlier in the day prompted cancellation of downtown Christmas activities, downed trees and power lines and soaked the area.

December 27, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - GSU art show; Best of Phil & Jake: Punt, pass, and kick

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Friday, December 12, 2008

December 27, 2008 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


GSU holds commencement

Over 1,200 graduates received diplomas Friday during Georgia Southern University's 17th Annual Fall Commencement held at Hanner Fieldhouse in three separate ceremonies.

December 27, 2008 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Brooklet officer suspended without pay

A Brooklet Police officer accused of inappropriate conduct with a teenage girl is back on the streets after a 10-day suspension without pay. He is no longer working at Southeast Bulloch High School as a school resource officer, but because of his "exemplary" record other than the misconduct, Sgt. De Hagan remains on the Brooklet Police Department payroll.

December 27, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


OTC law enforcement academy given full certification

Ogeechee Technical College's new law enforcement academy was recognized by the Georgia Peace Officer Standards and Training Council (POST), which gave the academy full POST certification.

December 26, 2008 | SPECIAL | Local


Local man reports robbery at motel on Christmas

A Christmas Day robbery left a man, just out of the hospital, without a sizable amount of cash, according to Statesboro Police reports.

December 26, 2008 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Volunteers build house in 24 hours; Phil & Jake Show: Locks of Love

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Friday, December 26, 2008

December 26, 2008 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Holiday Helpers; Celtic Christmas at the First Methodist Church

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Thursday, December 11, 2008

December 26, 2008 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


National Day of Giving for Red Cross Saturday

This year has been a particular challenge for the American Red Cross. Tornadoes, hurricanes, floods, and fires have kept volunteers busy and drained funds.

December 26, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Smith Baggett bull riding; African Children's Choir

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Thursday, December 25, 2008

December 25, 2008 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


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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


Statesboro High School coach indicted after 2014 arrest

The second of two assistant high school coaches accused last year in separate cases of inappropriate contact with students was indicted earlier this month.

March 30, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Boys and Girls Club tours Sankofa Museum on Wheels

Editor's note: Makayla Rankins, the author of this article, is a fifth-grade student at Julia P. Bryant Elementary School.

March 29, 2015 | Makayla Rankins Herald Correspondent | Local


30 years of making reading fun

For over 30 years, Elaine McDuffie has been showing children and adults alike the joys of reading.

March 29, 2015 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


Top percussion honors go to Langston Chapel eighth-grade band student

Robert Lloyd, an eighth-grade student at Langston Chapel Middle School, was recently selected as one of the state's best student percussionists by the Georgia Music Educators Association (GMEA) and received the honor of first chair in one of two middle school-level all-state bands.

March 29, 2015 | Special to the Herald | Local


New Zaxby’s opens Monday

Zaxby's is opening its second location in Statesboro, the town where the brand started 25 years ago.

March 28, 2015 | Special to the Herald | Local


Rick Allen to speak at Deen Day Smith banquet

The 2015 Deen Day Smith Service to Mankind Awards banquet will feature Congressman Rick W. Allen as the keynote speaker.

March 28, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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