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Gustav landfall nears

NEW ORLEANS (AP) _ Hurricane Gustav steamed toward the Louisiana coast early Monday on track to hit west of New Orleans as the few remaining in the city watched nervously and hoped levees only partly reinforced in the three years since Katrina would hold.

September 16, 2008 | By MICHAEL KUNZELMAN and MARY FOSTER Associated Press Writers | Local


Studio Statesboro - GSU Pep rally, The Phil & Jake Show: Bingo

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Friday August 29, 2008

September 13, 2008 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Six arrested on drug charges after 3-month investigation

One of four people arrested on drug charges Thursday after a three-month-long investigation added a charge by lying to officers about drugs he had on his person.

September 13, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Remer Pope requests hearing delay

A Southeast Bulloch Middle School teacher charged with public indecency sent a letter to Bulloch County Board of Education members asking them to postpone a hearing regarding his employment.

September 13, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Mill Creek exercise stations, Jake's Entertainment

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Thursday August 28, 2008

September 12, 2008 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Former Statesboro Blue Devils now playing as UGA Bulldogs

Football fans will see some familiar faces Saturday, whether they'll be tuned into Georgia Southern's contest at Georgia or inside Sanford Stadium.

September 11, 2008 | By CHAD BISHOP | Local


Sheriff: Man faces escape charge after fleeing alcohol, drug rehabilitation center

A man who refused to follow rules at a local alcohol and drug rehabilitation center flunked a second chance to comply, and fled when deputies came to take him away, said Bulloch County Sheriff Lynn Anderson.

September 11, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Portal Police: Man arrested for stealing auto parts from acquaintance

Portal Police arrested a man they said stole auto parts from an acquaintance and returned them for a refund.

September 11, 2008 | From Staff Reports | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Soccer evaluations; Outside tour of Club Zone

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Wednesday August 27, 2008

September 11, 2008 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Tornado warnings explained; new 911 program coming to Boro

A tornado warning is issued for the area and officials urge citizens to take cover. A red-lettered warning appears on the bottom left corner of the television screen as local stations announce a tornado warning. Weather radios sound an alert. Does this mean there is definitely a tornado on the ground?

September 11, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Famous Amos reads to kids; Bulloch History Moment

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Tuesday August 26, 2008

September 10, 2008 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Hutchens: Portal IGA burglar captured a year after crime

Fugitive squad agents captured a man police said is responsible for a burglary in Portal last October, as well as several other burglary incidents in the region.

September 10, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Police: Man made up story about ATM robbery

A man who reported being robbed at gunpoint Aug. 17 at a local bank ATM lied, police said.

September 09, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Texas students pack bookbags; teachers pack heat

HARROLD, Texas - Along with normal first-day jitters and excitement, students in this tiny district started school Monday wondering which teachers might be toting firearms.

''It was kind of awkward knowing that some teachers were carrying guns,'' said Adam Lira, 17, a senior. ''I don't feel like they should be, 'cause we already have locked doors and cameras. But I didn't feel threatened by it.''

September 09, 2008 | By ANGELA K. BROWN Associated Press Writer | Local


Suspect in armed robbery at Wal-Mart captured

A man police said robbed Statesboro's Wal-Mart early Monday is behind bars after a detective linked the stolen getaway car to the suspect and another armed robbery in Brunswick.

September 09, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


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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


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


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