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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


Black leadership conference to be held in Claxton this weekend

The Georgia Association of Black Elected Officials conference will be held in Claxton Oct. 24-26, featuring Georgia Commissioner of Labor Michael Thurmond and Charles Steele Jr., president of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, as keynote speakers.

November 04, 2008 | Special to the Herald | Local


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Portal man arrested minutes after a car was stolen

A Portal man on parole for automobile theft and other crimes was arrested Tuesday just minutes after he reportedly stole a car in Portal, police said.

February 12, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Statesboro Kiwanis Club seeks to eliminate neonatal tetanus

The Kiwanis Club of Statesboro recently announced that it has approved the recommendation of its Board of Directors to be a model club in its efforts in raising funds for Project Eliminate. Project Eliminate is a fundraising project organized by Kiwanis International in conjunction with UNICEF to eradicate the disease of maternal neonatal tetanus from the world.

February 12, 2015 | Special to the Herald | Local


Averitt STARs present Oscar Wilde’s ‘The Importance of Being Earnest’

Two young ladies claim undying love for a man named Ernest. Two men, neither of them named Ernest, are each in love with a young lady.

February 12, 2015 | Special to the Herald | Local


Statesboro woman charged with cruelty to children

A Statesboro woman has been arrested after four children in her apartment were found to be living in unacceptable conditions, and two of them had injuries, police said.

February 11, 2015 | From staff reports | Local


Georgia transportation funding bill a moving target

House Bill 170, which would change the way Georgia funds highway projects, is a moving target.

February 10, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local


Metter man’s death ruled homicide

Georgia Bureau of Investigation agents have ruled the death of a Metter man as a homicide.

February 10, 2015 | From staff reports | Local


Former Statesboro High coach pleads guilty to sex with teenage student

A former assistant coach charged with sexual misconduct with a high school student in April pleaded guilty to the charge Tuesday.

February 10, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Mississippi, West Virginia toughest on school immunizations

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - With rampant diabetes and obesity, Mississippi and West Virginia have struggled with health crises. Yet when it comes to getting children vaccinated, these states don't mess around.

February 10, 2015 | BY JOHN RABY AND EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS Associated Press | Local


‘Back on Broadway’ performance at PAC canceled

"Back on Broadway," a performance originally scheduled for Thursday at Georgia Southern University's Performing Arts Center, has been canceled by the production company.

February 09, 2015 | From staff reports | Local


Deal outlines financial rebound, Savannah port expansion

Gov. Nathan Deal outlined the dimensions of Savannah's harbor deepening Monday for a Statesboro audience and sized up the state government's financial recovery, now underway.

February 09, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local


Lynda Williamson named 2015 Rotary Citizen of the Year

Lynda Brannen Williamson was once again honored posthumously, this time as the 2015 Rotary Citizen of the Year by the two Statesboro Rotary clubs.

February 09, 2015 | Jason Wermers | Local


Brooklet farmer honored for conservation efforts

A Brooklet farmer has been named Bulloch County's 2014 Conservationist of the Year by the bankers and supervisors of the Ogeechee River Soil and Water Conservation District.

February 09, 2015 | By DeWAYNE GRICE dgrice@statesboroherald.com | Local


Statesboro police report scam by fake Georgia Power representative

If you get a call from someone claiming to be a Georgia Power Co. representative, be careful about following that person's directions, police say.

February 09, 2015 | From staff reports | Local


House fire kills Metter man

A Metter man was killed in a house fire Sunday, and state fire officials are still investigating the cause of the blaze.

February 09, 2015 | From staff reports | Local


Move over, Edison

Editor's note: The caption on one of the pictures to the left has been revised to reflect the following correction, which will appear in Wednesday's print edition. Because of a photographer's mistake, the name of a student in a photograph caption on the front of Sunday's Lifestyles section was misspelled. Paul Scarpinato is the Statesboro High School senior explaining artificial intelligence design in his quadrocopter at the Regional Student Technology Fair held Jan. 31 at Julia P. Bryant Elementary School. The Statesboro Herald regrets the error.

February 08, 2015 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Local


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