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Eagles return to nest during Homecoming week

Georgia Southern alumni

November 03, 2006 | By MICHELLE BOAEN | Local


GSU students have mixed feelings about Bush's visit

While the White House hasn't "officially" confirmed President George W. Bush's visit to Georgia Southern, students on the campus have mixed feelings about the appearance by the president.

November 03, 2006 | By LUKE MARTIN | Local


Bush rally for Burns to be held at Hanner Fieldhouse

Georgia Southern University's Hanner Fieldhouse will be the location of a political rally Monday during which President George W. Bush will speak in support of Congressional candidate Max Burns, said Paul Benneke, spokesman for the Georgia Republican Party.

November 03, 2006 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Red Ribbon Week

The Red Ribbon Campaign is one of the most enduring and largest drug prevention programs in the United State. Each year, observances for Red Ribbon Week are held in Bulloch County schools and across our nation. Activities began Monday and run through Friday.

November 03, 2006 | By KELLIE M. HARMON Special to the Herald | Local


Fire damages three apartments at Trace Villas

November 03, 2006 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Boys and Girls Club shows phenomenal growth

As Renaldo Leon stands in the middle of the Boys and Girls Teen Center on this Monday afternoon, he constantly checks and rechecks the whereabouts of the teenagers. Like a mother hen, his eyes dart to and fro, taking in the perpetual motion of the 100-plus children playing and socializing.

November 03, 2006 | By JENNY LYNN ANDERSON Special to the Herald | Local


Education tour stops in Statesboro

Business, government and education leaders from across the state were at Mattie Lively Wednesday morning as part of the Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education's annual bus trip across the state.

November 03, 2006 | By LUKE MARTIN | Local


Cotton Pickin' Festival

The annual Cotton Pickin' Harvest Festival will feature costume contests, hay rides, a candy trail and other traditional festival food and games as well as adding trick or treating as part of the festivities.

November 03, 2006 | From Staff Reports | Local


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


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PBS show to highlight Georgia Southern at Camp Lawton tonight

In 2012, the PBS show "Time Team America" tracked the adventures of Georgia Southern University archeologists and students at Camp Lawton, a Civil War POW camp in Millen, as they uncovered buried secrets using the latest technology and decades of expertise. The episode will premiere tonight at 9 on PBS.

August 26, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Local


Statesboro 'hit style' murder trial scheduled for September

A Bulloch County judge denied a motion Monday to continue the trial of a man accused of orchestrating a "hit-style" murder while he was in prison.

August 25, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Statesboro's open meetings investigation has called on 30-plus people

The investigation into whether former City Manager Frank Parker and members of Statesboro City Council sometimes met privately in violation of the Open Meetings Act involved interviews and phone calls with more than 30 local people by the end of July.

August 25, 2014 | Al Hackle | Local


East Georgia State College, Ogeechee Technical College sign transfer agreement

Ogeechee Technical College and East Georgia State College have signed a formal articulation agreement, allowing credits to transfer between the two colleges.

August 25, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Local


Georgia Southern online MBA program is top 30 in the nation

Georgia Southern University's College of Business Administration Online Master of Business Administration program has been named one of the nation's Top 30 Best Online MBA Programs by BestColleges.com.

August 25, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Local


Statesboro man charged with making bomb threats

A man was arrested and charged with making bomb threats against two apartment complexes Monday, police said.

August 25, 2014 | From staff reports | Local


Parker claims status as city whistleblower

In a notice of intent to file a claim against the city of Statesboro, former City Manager Frank Parker asked for more than $250,000 in damages and asserted that he was protected by the state Whistleblower Act for statements that led to his June 24 firing.

August 24, 2014 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Willow Hill School to celebrate anniversary

The Willow Hill Heritage and Renaissance Center will celebrate the 140th anniversary of the Willow Hill School and 60th anniversary of the existing building with activities beginning at 9 a.m. Saturday.

August 23, 2014 | | Local


Barrow, Allen both target Obama in early TV ads

SAVANNAH - Rather than take shots at each other, Democratic Rep. John Barrow and the Republican running for his east Georgia congressional seat have rolled out early campaign ads taking aim at the same target: President Barack Obama.

August 23, 2014 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


Bulloch homicide rate up in 2014

Already this year, there have been more slayings in Statesboro and Bulloch County combined than were reported annually over the past three years.

August 23, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Statesboro shooting victim’s family pleads for answers

While more than 40 people met Thursday night to remember a man killed last week in a shooting in Statesboro, the family of a woman gunned down two years ago held a quiet, intimate memorial service.

August 22, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Ice bucket challenge may change nonprofit world

NEW YORK - The ice bucket challenge's phenomenal success is making other charitable organizations rethink how they connect with a younger generation of potential donors.

August 22, 2014 | By ALICIA RANCILIO Associated Press | Local


American Ebola doc urges help fighting outbreak

ATLANTA - As one of few Ebola survivors with medical expertise, Dr. Kent Brantly seems keenly aware of the position his painful experience has put him in. He hasn't spoken yet about his plans, but spent much of his first public appearance pleading for help for countries still struggling with the virus.

August 22, 2014 | By KATHLEEN FOODY Associated Press | Local


A life ended too soon

With so much pain in the world right now - from Statesboro to Ferguson, Missouri, and all the way into Iraq and Syria - community leaders and friends and family members of a Statesboro man who was gunned down last week came together to pray.

August 22, 2014 | By JASON WERMERS | Local


United Way emphasizes people in 2014 Bulloch County campaign

For its 2014 Bulloch County campaign, United Way of Southeast Georgia is aiming at increased participation rather than a dollar target, organizers said at their informal campaign kickoff Thursday.

August 21, 2014 | Al Hackle | Local


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