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Portal teen dies after construction site accident

A Portal teen working at a Georgia Southern University construction site died Sunday, five days after an accident at the job site.

September 03, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Cell phone users billed in Bulloch to see small increase

Cell phone users who are billed at Bulloch County addresses will see a slight increase in their phone bills next year, but most will agree the minor charge is worth the service returned.

September 03, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Bulloch area farmers look forward to rain from Fay

Bulloch area farmers will be singing Fay's praises as the tropical storm brings more rain this week.

September 03, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Ducks for Diabetes race at Splash in the Boro

The Ducks for Diabetes race was held at Splash in the Boro Tuesday. Rubber duckies raced around the lazy river at the water park. The event benefits the American Diabetes Association. According to Broni Gainous, marketing director for the Statesboro-Bulloch County Recreation Department and Splash in the Boro, 141 ducks were sold for this year's fifth annual event, which benefits the American Diabetes Association.

September 03, 2008 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Local


Bulloch man charged with arson, killing two dogs

Sheriff's officials said a man set a Kelly Road house on fire Friday after burglarizing it, killing two dogs that were inside.

September 02, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Fay may bring winds, rain to Bulloch

Forecasters aren't sure what Tropical Storm Fay will do – become a hurricane, turn left or stay right, become a hurricane or a tropical depression.

September 02, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Peanut Parade; Annual Peanut Festival

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Monday August 18, 2008

September 02, 2008 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


City clerk Judy McCorkle fired

City of Statesboro officials confirmed Monday that Judy McCorkle was terminated from her long-time position as city clerk and director of Finance and Administration.

September 02, 2008 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


Incoming GSU freshman leaving drugs, alcohol behind

Note: To protect her privacy, the last name of Ashley B., the subject of the story, is omitted from this story.

August 31, 2008 | By SHARI KNIGHT Special to the Herald | Local


Brooklet Peanut Festival draws hundreds

Brooklet lawns turned into parking lots. The normally sleepy town buzzed with excitement, and its usually quiet streets were crowded with people from all over the region as the 19th Annual Brooklet Peanut Festival brought fun, frolic and ... fried peanuts.

August 31, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - GSU students Move-In Day; The Phil & Jake Show: Volleyball

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Friday August 15, 2008

August 30, 2008 | mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Bulloch teacher arrested, charged with indecent exposure

Officials won't say whether the upcoming Southeast Bulloch Middle School Teacher of the Year police said exposed himself to an undercover officer Tuesday will be disciplined or fired.

August 30, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Statesboro Bypass opens to motorists; Jake's Entertainment

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Thursday August 14, 2008

August 29, 2008 | mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Jimmy Hodges retiring from BB&T

Long time Statesboro banking executive, James Eli Hodges, senior vice president and city president of Branch Banking & Trust, has announced his retirement effective Dec. 31, 2008.

August 29, 2008 | By JAN MOORE | Local


Ga. Board of Education approves social studies curriculum

ATLANTA - The Georgia Board of Education approved changes Thursday to Georgia's social studies curriculum in hopes of preventing a repeat of last spring when droves of students failed state-mandated tests.

August 29, 2008 | By DORIE TURNER Associated Press Writer | Local


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As stock market sinks, investors brace for turbulence

NEW YORK - The stock market had its worst day of the year Thursday, just 24 hours after recording its best.

October 09, 2014 | By KEN SWEET AP Business Writer | Local


Savannah Jaycees look to form Statesboro chapter

The Savannah Jaycees have planned an event for Tuesday that they hope will lead to a new chapter of the civic organization based in Statesboro.

October 09, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Local


Bulloch County posts higher SAT scores

Overall, Bulloch County public school students who graduated in 2014 posted slightly higher scores on the SAT college-entrance exam than their counterparts in the Class of 2013, bucking state and national trends.

October 09, 2014 | From staff reports | Local


Statesboro's Hearts and Hands Clinic awarded grant for mammograms

The Hearts and Hands Clinic was recently awarded a $26,902 through the Georgia Access to Care, Treatment and Services Breast Cancer License Tag Grant Program.

October 09, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Local


Local industries, federal grant to equip lab at OTC

Ogeechee Technical College will work with area industries, two development authorities and a federal grant to equip a lab for industrial maintenance courses at a cost of almost $420,000, officials announced Wednesday.

October 08, 2014 | By AL HACKLE ahackle@statesboroherald.com | Local


Parade to kick off fair week

Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair Parade Chairman Charles Sheets remembers all too well having to cancel the annual parade a few years ago because of weather.

October 08, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Bulloch County commissioners table sand pit request

Bulloch County commissioners tabled a zoning request Tuesday after several citizens protested a man's plans to use his Martin Road property, near Nevils, as a sand borrow pit.

October 08, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Ga. signs agreement to deepen Savannah port

SAVANNAH - After 15 years of studies, lawsuits and bureaucratic delays, state and federal officials Wednesday signed the final paperwork needed for crews to begin digging sand and mud from the Savannah harbor to make room for supersized cargo ships to reach the busy port.

October 08, 2014 | By RUSS BYNUM and KATHLEEN FOODY Associated Press | Local


Man charged with underage gun possession

Members of the Statesboro-Bulloch County Crime Suppression Team saw a man at Southern Lounge off Fair Road "leaning into the window of a parked car, being loud and disorderly," around 1:30 a.m. Tuesday, according to the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office.

October 08, 2014 | From staff reports | Local


Brooklet man, a ‘known flight risk,’ is arrested

Bulloch County sheriff's investigators surrounded a house Friday at Bridgewater subdivision as they sought to arrest a wanted person.

October 08, 2014 | From staff reports | Local


Statesboro officers to conduct alcohol, occupancy checks during Georgia Southern homecoming

With Georgia Southern University's homecoming weekend approaching, local law enforcement authorities are warning residents and local businesses of compliance checks to combat underage drinking as well as overcrowded gathering places.

October 08, 2014 | From staff reports | Local


Georgia Southern observes Disability Awareness Month

Georgia Southern University is recognizing Disability Awareness Month in October with various programs and activities. This year's theme is "See the Person, Not the Disability."

October 08, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Local


Stolen electricity complaint leads to 2 meth arrests

Bulloch County sheriff's deputies responding to a call about stolen power Friday found ingredients for manufacturing methamphetamine, and two men were arrested, according to the sheriff's office.

October 08, 2014 | From staff reports | Local


Ga. signs agreement to deepen Savannah harbor

SAVANNAH - After 15 years of studies, lawsuits and bureaucratic delays, state and federal officials Wednesday signed the final paperwork needed for crews to begin digging sand and mud from the Savannah harbor to make room for supersized cargo ships to reach the busy port.

October 08, 2014 | By RUSS BYNUM and KATHLEEN FOODY Associated Press | Local


Statesboro holds alcohol hearings, wonders why it didn’t before

As Statesboro City Council issued warnings Tuesday to six restaurants for one instance each of an employee serving alcohol to someone under age 21, the question kept coming up why the council did not holding any similar hearings during several previous years.

October 08, 2014 | By AL HACKLE | Local


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