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Viracon layoff affects 164 Statesboro employees

More than 150 employees of one of Statesboro's largest industries face a layoff effective Monday in light of recent economic crisis.

October 16, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Bouncer manslaughter cases in 2004 death of GSU student dropped

NEW ORLEANS - Prosecutors dropped manslaughter charges Wednesday against the last two Bourbon Street bouncers accused of suffocating a visiting Georgia Southern University student to death after a dispute about getting into a French Quarter karaoke bar on New Year's Eve 2004.

October 16, 2008 | By MARY FOSTER Associated Press Writer | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Kickin' it for Diabetes; High Hope Art Show

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Wednesday, October 1, 2008

October 16, 2008 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


2008 Fair Book dedicated in honor of longtime Kiwanian

Thirty years is a long time to belong to a club, but it's nowhere near the end of the line for long-time Statesboro Kiwanis Club member Vince Galasso.

October 15, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Fair exhibit competition entries welcome

The 47th Annual Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair is right around the corner, and the agricultural fair involves much more than a midway filled with rides.

October 15, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Police: DUI suspect arrested after seen driving with no front tires

A Statesboro Police officer who heard a "loud grinding noise" while assisting another officer with a traffic stop looked up to see a man driving a car with no front tires on Veteran's Memorial Parkway Saturday night.

October 15, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Celtic musician to perform at Emma Kelly Theater Friday

Celtic musician Scott Williams will perform with his unique, hammered dulcimer Friday at 7:30 p.m. at the Emma Kelly Theater. The event is sponsored by the Center for Irish Studies at Georgia Southern University.

October 15, 2008 | Special to the Herald | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - VW Bug raffle; Bulloch History Moment

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Tuesday, September 30, 2008

October 15, 2008 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Police: Would-be burglar caught in the act

A man police said was trying to break into a Northside Drive East business likely wasn't aware he was being watched, but observant witnesses nearby noticed the suspicious man making noise and called police, said Statesboro Police Det. Tommy Brown.

October 14, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Statesboro man robbed at knife point

An elderly man was robbed at knife point in his home Saturday night, police said. Investigators are seeking information regarding the home invasion robbery.

October 14, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Suspect turns self in after hit and run

A man police said struck a pedestrian at a local bar and restaurant fled the scene, leaving the victim behind with slight injuries to his heels after being struck by the car's tires, police said.

October 14, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Couple find stranger asleep in living room

It can be quite startling to walk into your living room in the middle of the night and find someone on your couch - especially if you do not know the person.

October 14, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Brooklet Fall Festival; Chess Tournament

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Monday, September 29, 2008

October 14, 2008 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Turpentine Festival to be held this coming weekend

Thousands of visitors will converge upon the town of Portal this coming weekend to enjoy a celebration of the town's rich agricultural heritage - the Catface Country Turpentine Festival.

October 12, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Food distribution, The Phil & Jake Show: Punt, pass and kick

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Friday, September 26, 2008

October 11, 2008 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


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Bi-Lo and a Clyde’s store get 3-day suspensions

Two Statesboro stores that are part of larger companies, Clyde's Market No. 48 on U.S. Highway 301 South and the Bi-Lo supermarket at the mall, have their city licenses to sell beer and wine suspended Thursday through Saturday.

February 03, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local


Space heater likely cause of fatal Millen house fire

A space heater is believed to be the cause of a house fire in Millen Sunday morning that took the life of a teenage boy.

February 03, 2015 | From staff reports | Local


No injuries after semi flips in Bulloch County

No one was injured Monday morning when an 18-wheeler flipped over on Georgia Highway 119 near the Interstate 16 off ramp.

February 03, 2015 | From staff reports | Local


Georgia Southern University launches new virtual campus tour

Georgia Southern University recently launched a virtual campus tour for prospective students interested in learning more about the university and the admissions experience.

February 03, 2015 | Special to the Herald | Local




Mattie Lively student smoothly spells his way to Bulloch County championship

PORTAL - The 2015 Bulloch County Spelling Bee champion lived up to his winning word: "mellifluous."

February 02, 2015 | Jason Wermers | Local


Officers fight with armed man in Statesboro

A traffic stop Friday night quickly turned dangerous when an armed man fled from deputies, according to the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office.

February 02, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Park Avenue shooting suspect in custody

A man suspected of shooting a Park Avenue homeowner Nov. 10 is in custody, with warrants pending for his arrest.

February 02, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Millen fire claims life of 14-year-old boy

MILLEN - Authorities are investigating the cause of a fire that claimed the life of a teenage boy in Millen.

February 02, 2015 | The Associated Press | Local


The heart behind the hands

As director of The Hearts & Hands Clinic, Urkovia Andrews is the face of Statesboro's only free health care clinic for the medically uninsured.

February 02, 2015 | By JULIE LAVENDER Special to the Herald | Local


Alcohol license moratorium continues

Statesboro City Council recently extended its moratorium on processing new alcoholic beverage licenses for the former Platinum Lounge and Primetime Lounge locations by another six months. But this time, the vote was not unanimous.

February 02, 2015 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Memorial scholarship now open for high school seniors

The window is now open for area students to apply for a scholarship honoring the memory of a beloved Toombs County teen. From now until March 16, qualified seniors who wish to apply for the first annual Courtney Wilkes Ag & Vet Scholarship can submit their applications.

February 01, 2015 | Special to the Herald | Local


Bulloch deputies hold public ‘use of force’ training

Voices echoed loudly, music blared from a truck radio and, suddenly, the sound of gunfire pierced the night air Tuesday as a crowd gathered in the Bulloch County Jail parking lot.

January 31, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


2 local clubs close, crime drops

The closing of two downtown clubs contributed greatly to a significant drop in crime last year, police said.

January 31, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Fire in air unit prompts evacuation of schools

Students were evacuated Friday when a heating and air conditioning unit caught fire behind Langston Chapel Elementary School.

January 30, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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