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Hurdy-gurdy men play PAC tonight

An attentive audience listened as internationally-renowned French musicians Patrick Bouffard and Gilles Chabenat gave a demonstration entitled "Fun and Experimentation with the Wheel Fiddle," Monday afternoon in the Carol A. Carter Recital Hall at Georgia Southern University's Foy Fin e Arts Center.

November 02, 2006 | By KATHERINE KENNEDY | Local


History in the making

While most details of President George W. Bush's visit to Statesboro remained unclear Monday, Congressman Jack Kingston and members of his staff offered some insight into next Monday's historic appearence.

November 02, 2006 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Popular eminent domain question tops state ballot

ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia's fight to limit the government's power to seize private property blossomed at a tiny florist shop in Stockbridge which city officials hoped to supplant with a new retail and City Hall complex.

November 02, 2006 | By GREG BLUESTEIN Associated Press Writer | Local


Artist Niki Scarboro to give special workshop

Statesboro artist Niki Scarboro will give a special Watercolors Workshop Saturday at the Honey Bowen Building on Fair Road. The workshop begins at 10 a.m. and runs until 4 p.m. The cost is $25. Pre-registration before Friday is required.

October 31, 2006 | By LUKE MARTIN | Local


Gubernatorial candidate Mark Taylor at GSU Homecoming

With just a shade over two weeks to go before the Nov. 7 general election, Lt. Gov. Mark Taylor took his campaign for governor against incumbent Republican Sonny Perdue to Paulson Stadium Saturday.

October 31, 2006 | | Local


Portal readies for Turpentine Festival on Saturday

It may be a small town, but Portal officials say the town knows how to put on a "big time."

October 31, 2006 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Oasis appeal

Oasis can continue to serve alcohol until the Statesboro restaurant and club's appeal filed Thursday in Superior Court is decided .

October 30, 2006 | By LUKE MARTIN | Local


Nevils Fire Department raising money

The mouth-watering smell off Highway 80 East in Statesboro Friday was unmistakable – slow-roasting Boston butts.

October 30, 2006 | By JAMES HEALY | Local


Eagles say aaaargh!

Georgia Southern's 2006 Homecoming Parade Friday afternoon set the mood for a long weekend of events. Eagles donned their pirate hats and embraced the pirate spirit during their "Shipwrecked at Southern" parade that snaked its way across campus Friday afternoon. Original floats and decorated vehicles cut a path from Paulson Stadium to Sweetheart Circle. This year's week of events was the largest ever and next year is expected to be even bigger.Campus organizations grabbed up their swords and spears in the name of school spirit and rallied support for the Eagles as the team prepares for their ...

October 30, 2006 | By MICHELLE BOAEN | Local


Bush to visit the Boro

President George W. Bush is coming to Statesboro.

October 30, 2006 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Three in custody for Statesboro homicide

Statesboro Police have three men in custody they said were involved in a shooting Saturday that left one dead and two injured.

October 28, 2006 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Special video for Doxey family

October 27, 2006 | | Local


Oasis appeal denied

The Statesboro City Council unanimously let stand a decision of the Alcohol Control Board to suspend the alcohol license of Oasis for 120 days and fine the restaurant $7,000 for a second and third violation of the city's alcohol ordinance.

October 27, 2006 | By LUKE MARTIN | Local


DeLoach speaks out on voter information

Voters need to take the time to educate themselves about the candidates and issues on the ballot prior to entering the polls to vote, Bulloch County Election Superintendent Lee DeLoach said Thursday in front of a group of senior citizens.

October 27, 2006 | By LUKE MARTIN | Local


Pet walk

This year's Walk for Diabetes will have a different flair from previous years as there will be a parade included.

October 27, 2006 | By LUKE MARTIN | Local


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Averitt Center season tickets on sale now

If you love seeing live theater, your chance is coming up with the Averitt Center for the Arts' upcoming 2014-15 performance season.

July 12, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Local


Braille Bible set donated to Statesboro Lions Club

The Statesboro Lions Club recently accepted a precious personal treasure and passed it along to a museum where it can be admired and appreciated by others.

July 12, 2014 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Statesboro ER doctor to appear on cable TV shows

Dr. Ruthie Crider, of Statesboro, was invited back to "Untold Stories of the E.R." and will appear in the season premiere titled "Turtle Trouble" at 9 p.m. Friday on the Discovery Fit & Health cable channel and at 9 p.m. Saturday, July 26, on TLC.

July 11, 2014 | From staff reports | Local


Kingston leads Perdue in money race

ATLANTA - The two Republicans vying for Georgia's open Senate seat have spent a combined

July 10, 2014 | The Associated Press | Local


Statesboro woman turns 103

Family, friends and staff surrounded Mrs. Thelva Sharpe as she celebrated her 103rd birthday Thursday in the Rose Café at Gentilly Gardens.

July 10, 2014 | By JENNIFER ARTHURS Herald Intern | Local


Calif. prostitute a person of interest in overdose of Ga. bar owner

SANTA CRUZ, Calif. - A high-priced prostitute charged in the overdose death of a Google executive aboard a yacht in California had searched online for how to legally defend herself after giving a lethal dose of heroin, police in California said Thursday, as authorities in Georgia reopened another overdose case.

July 10, 2014 | By KATHLEEN FOODY and TERRY COLLINS Associated Press | Local


Statesboro-area churches help children, families prepare for school

In less than a month, yellow buses will resume their routes and the first bell will ring for the new school year.

July 10, 2014 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Guyton man who was missing is found, arrested

SPRINGFIELD - What began as a search for a missing Effingham County man Sunday ended with the man found safe, and then criminally charged, Tuesday night.

July 09, 2014 | By PAUL FLOECKHER Effingham Herald | Local


Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market confirmed for Statesboro's Market District

A city planning board meeting involving a "grocery store" beginning to be built at Brampton Avenue and Fair Road was underway when a reporter's cellphone, neglectfully left on, rang. It was Wal-Mart Stores Inc. calling to confirm that the 41,000-square-foot supermarket will be a Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market.

July 09, 2014 | Al Hackle | Local


Bulloch County Clerk of Courts Office employee arrested

An employee of the Bulloch County Clerk of Courts Office was arrested Tuesday on theft and other charges after evidence showed she took more than $3,000 in citation money, according to the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office.

July 09, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


2 men charged with drug offenses, animal cruelty in Statesboro

Two men were jailed Monday on animal cruelty and drug charges after officers discovered injured dogs, cocaine, marijuana and "Molly," a drug similar to Ecstasy, according to the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office.

July 09, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Couch proposes cautious Bulloch County budget

While revenues are slightly up and the economy appears to be improving, Bulloch County commissioners are still making conservative budget decisions.

July 09, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Gov. Deal pushes for clinical drug trials of marijuana derivative

AUGUSTA, Ga. - Georgia's governor is pushing clinical trials for a marijuana-derived drug that proponents say could help treat severe seizure disorders among children, an unlikely election-year move for a Republican in a conservative part of the country that is just beginning to warm up to medical marijuana in narrow circumstances.

July 08, 2014 | By CHRISTINA A. CASSIDY Associated Press | Local


Sylvania woman, 27, dies in wreck

Editor's note: Because of incorrect information supplied, the time of the wreck and the location from which the victim was returning were incorrect in a brief that appeared in Wednesday's newspaper. The entire brief, with the correct information, appears below.

July 08, 2014 | From staff reports | Local


Investigation of Statesboro City Council begins

The investigation ordered by Statesboro City Council into whether a majority of council members met in potentially illegal private meetings with former City Manager Frank Parker or City Attorney Alvin Leaphart began Tuesday at 11 a.m.

July 08, 2014 | Al Hackle | Local


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