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Believers Church to give away 500 supply-filled bookbags at school bash

Believers Church is hosting a "Back to School Bash" Saturday, July 26, from 9-11 a.m., where the first 500 students in grades K-8 will receive a free book bag filled with school supplies. There will be hot dogs and drinks available, face painting, temporary tattoos and games as well as a drawing for gift cards. Believers Church is located at 7059 Harville Road. For more information call 681-1446.

August 06, 2008 | From Staff Reports | Local


British Back to School soccer camp held at Mill Creek

Kids had a blast scrimmaging at the British Back To School soccer camp Tuesday at Mill Creek Regional Park. Three soccer coaches from England are in Statesboro all week teaching the game they call futbol to about 50 campers. The British camp has come to Statesboro the past few years. It is run by Challenger Sports, which operates 1,800 British soccer camps yearly in the U.S. and Canada, teaching more than 90,000 children.

August 06, 2008 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Local


Police prevent upset man from jumping off Moe's restaurant

A man who police said huffed paint, then climbed on top of a local restaurant and threatened to jump, had been having domestic problems with a woman, according to reports.

August 05, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Back-to-School Party; Summer Basketball Jam

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Monday July 21, 2008

August 05, 2008 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Georgia facing a shortage of family doctors

ATLANTA - With fewer medical school students choosing residencies in family medicine, Georgia is facing a shortage of family doctors.

August 05, 2008 | The Associated Press | Local


Military-style vehicle factory may set up shop in Portal

A factory sits empty, unused, wasted, just outside the city of Portal.

August 03, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Stuff the Bus 2008 campaign ends Tuesday

Prevent Child Abuse Bulloch County is holding its annual back-to-school supply drive, "Stuff the Bus," which asks citizens to help provide school supplies for children in need in the Bulloch County School System.

August 02, 2008 | Special to the Herald | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Stuff The Bus School Supplies; The Phil & Jake Show

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Friday July 18, 2008

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


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Local Artists Participate In Juried Show; Watermelon Cutting

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Thursday July 17, 2008

August 01, 2008 | mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Mississippi remains most obese state, CDC reports

ATLANTA - Mississippi, Alabama and Tennessee lead the nation when it comes to obesity, a new government survey reported Thursday.

August 01, 2008 | By MIKE STOBBE AP Medical Writer | Local


Cleve White Nissan reports theft of 12 catalytic converters

Locking your doors may not be sufficient anymore when it comes to protecting your vehicle. A recent trend shows thieves are climbing underneath cars instead of breaking into them, taking catalytic converters instead of CDs and stereos.

August 01, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Two teens killed in ATV accident near Hopeulikit

Two Hopeulikit teens were killed Wednesday evening after they ran a stop sign a short distance away from their homes.

August 01, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Voting in Bulloch; Atlanta Ballet

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Wednesday July 16, 2008

July 31, 2008 | mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Atlanta Ballet group to perform summer program at PAC Friday

Sally Diguette, 15, of Atlanta, right, kicks up her heels Tuesday while learning a musical theater routine. Diguette is one of 46 girls ages 11 to 18 from around the nation, including five from the Statesboro area, who are participating in the Atlanta Ballet Centre for Dance Education Summer Intensive Program at Georgia Southern University's Performing Arts Center. While the prestigious two-week program emphasizes classical ballet technique, dancers are exposed to a wide variety of disciplines and traditions. The students will offer a performance for the public at 1 p.m. Friday at the PAC. Look for more about ...

July 31, 2008 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Local


Barrow, Stone win District 12 primaries

With 90 percent of Georgia precincts reporting, two-term Democratic Congressman John Barrow will face Republican challenger John Stone for the U.S House District 12 seat in November.

July 31, 2008 | Phil Boyum | Local


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Deer lands in SUV's passenger seat in Statesboro

A 10-point buck struck by a car Wednesday morning on Westside Road crashed through the windshield of a second vehicle, according to the Georgia State Patrol.

October 01, 2014 | From staff reports | Local


Statesboro officials were ready to allege 28 alcohol violations at Rude Rudy’s

If a City Council administrative hearing had proceeded, Statesboro police were prepared to present reports of at least 28 violations of the city Alcoholic Beverages Ordinance at Rude Rudy's. Police counted individual drinks served to several underage patrons to reach that total.

September 30, 2014 | Al Hackle | Local


4th filmmaker charged in Allman movie train crash

SAVANNAH - A fourth filmmaker has been charged with crimes stemming from a train collision in southeast Georgia that killed a crew member during shooting of a biographical movie about singer Gregg Allman.

September 30, 2014 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


South Georgia Center for Cancer Care hosts free Cancer Survivor Day celebration

South Georgia Center for Cancer Care will host its free Cancer Survivor Day celebration on Friday from 4:30-8 p.m. at The Hall by 40 East Grill on 19B S. Vine St.

September 30, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Local


Bulloch County robbery suspect arrested in Florida

A Statesboro man has been arrested in connection with the July 8 robbery of a truck stop, according to the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office.

September 30, 2014 | From staff reports | Local


Final deal to start dredging Savannah harbor close

SAVANNAH - Within two weeks, officials expect to sign a cost-sharing deal with the federal government that's needed to start deepening the busy shipping channel to the Port of Savannah, the Georgia Ports Authority's top executive said Monday, meaning construction could begin within a few months on the $706 million project state officials have pursued for 15 years.

September 29, 2014 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


Defense, prosecutors preview Atlanta school cheating cases

ATLANTA - Prosecutors said Monday that 12 former Atlanta Public Schools educators and administrators cheated, lied and stole as part of a widespread but cleverly disguised conspiracy to inflate state test scores that affected thousands of students. Defense attorneys countered in their opening statements that their clients were committed educators but made enemies of former colleagues who are now lying about their involvement in cheating.

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


Halloween party to benefit literacy foundation

A Halloween party scheduled for Oct. 24 will benefit efforts to boost childhood literacy.

September 29, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Local


Herald writer wins coveted spot at Guideposts workshop

Statesboro Herald writer and columnist Julie Lavender was recently named one of 12 winners of the Guideposts 2014 Writers Workshop Contest. Lavender submitted four stories for consideration and was chosen to fill one of the coveted spots for the workshop, held every other year.

September 29, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Local


2nd person dies after Highway 119 wreck

A second person has died from injuries sustained in a Friday evening crash on Georgia Highway 119, according to Georgia State Patrol Trooper Hunter Oglesby.

September 29, 2014 | From staff reports | Local


Statesboro steps up effort to police underage drinking

Statesboro police and City Hall officials acknowledge that officers have done more compliance checks targeting sales of alcohol to people under age 21 since the Aug. 28 death of Michael Gatto, 18, after a violent encounter at the now closed Rude Rudy's bar.

September 27, 2014 | Al Hackle | Local


Woman, 75, dies after church van is struck in Bulloch County

An elderly woman was killed Friday evening when a man ran a stop sign and crashed into the church van in which she was riding, according to Georgia State Patrol Senior Trooper Brian Scott.

September 27, 2014 | From staff reports | Local


Alternative school goes full-day, but Bulloch County school board doesn’t buy full plan

Bulloch County's alternative school, Transitions Learning Center, will soon go from half-day sessions to a full day for each student and will get a counselor. But the Board of Education did not back a request to add a certified math teacher for the program.

September 26, 2014 | Al Hackle | Local


With rap star Ludacris, Georgia gov. taps unlikely partner

RIVERDALE, Ga. - A campaign event without political chatter seems about as likely as Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal and rapper Ludacris sharing a stage.

September 26, 2014 | By KATHLEEN FOODY Associated Press | Local


Sheila Raye Charles, daughter of music icon Ray Charles, to perform in Statesboro

Sheila Raye Charles, daughter of the musical giant and legendary singer and composer Ray Charles, will perform live Saturday at Eastern Heights Baptist Church.

September 26, 2014 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


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