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Georgia Potter fanatics flock to midnight book release

MARIETTA, Ga. - Naomi Klein and Shannon Ross weren't taking any chances.

August 05, 2007 | By DOUG GROSS | Local


Harry Potter fans wait the last few hours for the final book's release

Harry Potter fans in Bulloch County and everywhere are filled with anticipation and mixed emotions today as the release date of the seventh and final book is within a few short, but horribly long hours.

August 05, 2007 | By ARAINA REAVES | Local


Woman suing Chris Rock to write book about her life

Saying she wanted to clear up some misconceptions about her, the woman suing Chris Rock to determine if he is the father of her child has agreed to write a book about her life.

August 04, 2007 | By LUKE MARTIN | Local


Social Studies teachers participated in Project BESST at GSU

Seventeen social studies teachers from southeastern Georgia recently participated in a Project BESST workshop at Georgia Southern University.

August 03, 2007 | Special to the Herald | Local


Keep Bulloch Beautiful to open community tool bank

In an effort to make it easier for people to beautify their property, Keep Bulloch Beautiful will be instituting a community tool bank beginning August 1.

August 03, 2007 | By LUKE MARTIN | Local


Man and woman charged for theft and use of bank card

August 02, 2007 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Three arrested with felony shoplifting from Wal-Mart, one employee included

An ongoing investigation by officials at a local retail store resulted in police charging three, including a store employee, with felony shoplifting Monday.

August 02, 2007 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Students set new record numbers for summer 2007 classes at GSU

A record number of students attended summer session classes at Georgia Southern University in 2007 as nearly 1,000 additional students opted to enroll in more than 950 courses offered over the last two months. Final summer statistics show that the record number 8,830 students enrolled for a record number 59,085 credit hours, a 12.7 percent increase in students and 13.3 percent increase in credit hours from the same time period in 2006.

August 01, 2007 | Special to the Herald | Local


City Council to discuss moving house

Two weeks after tabling the issue, the Statesboro City Council will once again discuss a request to allow an apartment house to be moved from Bulloch Street to Elm Street.

August 01, 2007 | By LUKE MARTIN | Local




City Council votes to deny relocating house

In a move that could potentially open the city to a lawsuit, the Statesboro City Council voted to deny permission for a house to be relocated to Elm Street.

August 01, 2007 | By LUKE MARTIN | Local


Man arrested for stabbing wife

Officers responding to a call at 4 a.m. Sunday found a woman crawling on the ground near Eagle Walk Apartments on Knight Drive, bleeding from stab wounds. Investigation led to the arrest of her husband, who was intoxicated when officers located him, police said.

August 01, 2007 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


GSU broadcasting students get hands-on experience with professional cameras and broadcasting van

The students in Georgia Southern University Professor Kent Murray's class don't use pencils and paper. Instead, they're working with multi-million dollar equipment.

August 01, 2007 | By NAOMI BRYANT Herald Intern | Local


Boro Snapshot - Harry Potter's Fate

Boro Snapshot is taped on Tuesday afternoons between 3 and 5. If you would like a chance to be featured on Boro Snapshot here are a few tips:

August 01, 2007 | By ARAINA REAVES | Local


County considers airport hangar agreement

July 31, 2007 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


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Deal, Carter, Nunn, Perdue make closing pitches

ATLANTA - Georgia's rough-and-tumble campaigns for governor and U.S. Senate are nearing the end - or at least the next round.

October 30, 2014 | By BILL BARROW Associated Press | Local


Authorities: Sex offenders can’t participate in trick-or-treating

While children enjoy Halloween trick-or-treating Friday evening, registered sex offenders on probation or parole in Bulloch County will be spending a few hours at the Bulloch County Jail.

October 30, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Statesboro police seek information on possible hit-and-run

Statesboro police seek the public's help in learning more about a possible hit-and-run incident Wednesday night on Lanier Drive.

October 30, 2014 | From staff reports | Local


Graduation rate rises in Bulloch County, state

Georgia's four-year high school graduation rate continued to climb, reaching 72.5 percent with the Class of 2014, according to data released Thursday by the state Department of Education.

October 30, 2014 | Jason Wermers | Local


Georgia Court of Appeals in session at Averitt Center

Beginning at 10 a.m. Friday, a three-judge panel of the Georgia Court of Appeals will hear oral arguments from attorneys in three real cases in the Emma Kelly Theater at the Averitt Center for the Arts in downtown Statesboro.

October 30, 2014 | Al Hackle | Local


Social media interchange ends in child molestation arrest

A Millen man who allegedly had inappropriate contact with a juvenile via the Internet ended up behind bars on child molestation charges.

October 30, 2014 | From staff reports | Local


Claxton hospital on life support

CLAXTON - Hospital and community leaders are looking for ways to rescue Evans Memorial Hospital, which has been incurring losses averaging more than $200,000 a month and recently reduced staffing to cover just eight of the 49 in-patient beds for which it is licensed.

October 30, 2014 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Gov. Deal compares Democrat Carter to Obama

ATLANTA - Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal is joining GOP candidates across the country increasingly working to tie their Democratic opponents to President Barack Obama in the final days of his campaign against Jason Carter, the grandson of former President Jimmy Carter.

October 29, 2014 | By KATHLEEN FOODY Associated Press | Local


East Georgia band festival packs Womack

More than 3,000 people packed Statesboro High School's Womack Field Saturday to catch the sounds of the 38th Annual East Georgia Marching Band Festival.

October 29, 2014 | By ROGER ALLEN Special to the Herald | Local


Investment adviser, former fugitive gets 30 years in prison

STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) - Nearly two years after a banker who vanished was wrongly declared dead, he was sentenced Tuesday to 30 years in prison as he faced angry investors who lost millions of dollars entrusted to the former preacher who turned his persuasive powers into a career as an investment adviser.

October 28, 2014 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


GSU band impresses in Atlanta

One of the highlights of going to a Georgia Southern University football game is watching the Southern Pride Marching Band perform.

October 28, 2014 | By ROGER ALLEN Special to the Herald | Local


Isakson running for 2016 re-election, but wants GOP Senate majority now

U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., has bumper stickers already printed with a new logo for his 2016 re-election bid, but is currently campaigning for shorter-term goals of having Republican candidate David Perdue join him in the U.S. Senate and for Republicans to gain a majority there.

October 28, 2014 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Statesboro police to participate in No-Shave November

The Statesboro Police Department will participate in No-Shave November and raise money for Alzheimer's research.

October 28, 2014 | From staff reports | Local


Man dies after accident at Claude Howard Lumber

A Claude Howard Lumber Co. employee died after an apparent accident while working at the sawmill on Park Avenue, officials said.

October 28, 2014 | Jason Wermers | Local


Deal, Carter rally base as potential runoff looms

COLUMBUS - With a runoff increasingly likely in Georgia's tight gubernatorial race, Republican Gov. Nathan Deal is rallying his conservative base in north Georgia while Democrat Jason Carter is getting a boost from his grandfather, former President Jimmy Carter, who's appealing to black voters in some of the state's largest metro areas.

October 27, 2014 | By CHRISTINA A. CASSIDY Associated Press | Local


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