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Barrow meets with veterans

A standing room only crowd of nearly 80 veterans packed the Honey Bowen Building Tuesday night to express their concerns regarding veterans' issues to Congressman John Barrow.

April 25, 2007 | By LUKE MARTIN | Local


30 arrested for illegal poker game in Roswell

ROSWELL, Ga. - Police have arrested 27 people in a gambling raid.

April 25, 2007 | The Associated Press | Local


Boro Snapshot - Cell phones and driving

Every week the Statesboro Herald and statesboroherald.com ask a question of general interest. Look for the responses every Wednesday in Boro Snapshot.

April 25, 2007 | By ARAINA REAVES | Local


Lance Simmens brings "An Inconvenient Truth" to Georgia Southern

Global warming is a threat that needs to be addressed immediately, but it hasn't reached the point in which it's too late to do anything about it.

April 25, 2007 | By LUKE MARTIN | Local


Jason Dittmer named GSU’s top professor

Jason Dittmer was presented with the Wells/Warren Professor of the Year Award at the Georgia Southern University 2007 Honors Day Convocation held at the Performing Arts Center on Wednesday, April 4.

April 22, 2007 | Special to the Herald | Local


‘A Family Affair’ exhibit opens April 13

This coming weekend, The Averitt Center for the Arts and the Statesboro community are celebrating one of Stateboro's own, renowned artitst and Professor Emerita of Art, Roxie Remley. A collection of Remley's recent paintings will be combined with the artwork of her great-niece, Susan Hodgin, in "A Family Affair" opening April13 in the main gallery of the Averitt Center.

April 22, 2007 | Special to the Herald | Local


Animal shelter gets ‘desist’ letter

An Atlanta law firm sent a "cease and desist" letter to Bulloch County officials last week demanding the Statesboro-Bulloch County Animal Shelter immediately stop using carbon monoxide as a method of euthanasia.

April 22, 2007 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Kanzler takes top student awards at annual Honors Day Convocation

Jennifer M. Kanzler captured both of the top student awards at the Georgia Southern University 2007 Honors Day Convocation held at the Performing Arts Center on Wednesday, April 4.

April 21, 2007 | Special to the Herald | Local


Firefighters battle junk yard blaze

Black smoke rolled across the sky Thursday evening as a mountain of debris burned at Stubbs Metals and Wrecking Yard off U.S. 301 South.

April 21, 2007 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


GSP: Dougherty officer may face charges after fatal wreck

The Georgia State Patrol said charges are pending against a Dougherty County police officer regarding an accident Tuesday morning on Interstate 16 near Metter that took the life of a Savannah man and severely injured another.

April 21, 2007 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Great American Cleanup expecting big crowd

Approximately 2,500 volunteers are expected to take part in Bulloch County's Great American Cleanup on Saturday, April 14 to help clean up litter throughout the county.

April 21, 2007 | By LUKE MARTIN | Local


GSU football legend Tracy Ham to speak at Deen Day

Football legend Tracy Ham will speak Tuesday at the 19th Annual Deen Day Smith Service to Mankind Awards gala, hosted by the Statesboro Herald at Georgia Southern University's Russell Union.

April 19, 2007 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Boro woman charged with molesting female teen

Statesboro Police Det. Terry Briley said Patricia Annette Clark, 37, Mikell Street, met the 15-year-old female online through a chat room.

April 19, 2007 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Bulloch schools' Strickland to join OTC

"I could not be more pleased with the search committee's recommendation of Dr. Strickland," Cartee said. "With her background in both secondary and post secondary education and her reputation for providing quality instruction and services to the Bulloch County School System, she will be fully capable of moving Ogeechee Tech's instructional division to the next level."

April 19, 2007 | By LUKE MARTIN | Local


N.C. volunteers distribute free food in Boro

Aly Russell wanted to use her spring break to do something for those less fortunate than her.

April 19, 2007 | By LUKE MARTIN | Local


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Statesboro-Bulloch Crime Suppression Team targets drug activity

Statesboro-Bulloch Crime Suppression Team investigators rounded up 23 suspects within the past month as part of an effort to reduce drug activity in the area.

August 11, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Figures on Georgia child deaths highlight stubborn problem

ATLANTA - The deaths of children whose families had DFCS involvement rose to 180 in 2013 from 152 the year before, an 18 percent increase, according to a state report released Friday.

August 11, 2014 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


Nonprofit founder wins Hero award

A Statesboro woman who started a nonprofit organization serving girls in the community has been named a Hometown Hero by Northland Cable.

August 10, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Local


'Team Building and worship'

Almost 800 coaches and high school football players hit the muddy, soggy fields of Georgia Southern University's campus for six days of intense training, both physical and spiritual.

August 10, 2014 | Julie Lavender Herald Writer | Local


As bombs fall over Iraq, old emotions rise in US

It was supposed to be over, America's war in Iraq. So all the old emotions boiled up anew as Americans absorbed the news that U.S. bombs were again striking targets in the nation where the United States led an invasion in 2003, lost almost 4,500 troops in the fight to stabilize and liberate it and then left nearly three years ago.

August 09, 2014 | By JESSE WASHINGTON AP National Writer | Local


Ban on aquifer banking expires

JEKYLL ISLAND - The underground aquifer that coastal Georgia relies on for its main source of drinking water was considered so pristine that state lawmakers 15 years ago declared it off-limits to well drillers looking for a place to stash extra water for use in periods of drought.

August 09, 2014 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


GOP’s Perdue, Allen linking opponents to ‘failed policies’

Now the Republican Party's nominees, U.S. Senate candidate David Perdue and U.S. House of Representatives candidate Rick Allen have come out battling against their opponents while making common cause between themselves.

August 09, 2014 | Al Hackle | Local


Statesboro Scouts make NM trek

Statesboro-based Boy Scouts of America Troop 342, and other Scouts and their leaders from the Coastal Georgia Council, recently went on a life-changing summer trek through the Sangre de Cristo Mountains at Philmont Scout Ranch near Cimarron, New Mexico.

August 09, 2014 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Bulloch County Sheriff's Office searches for man who threatened family

A 38-year-old man left with his wife and two children after threatening to kill the children and himself, according to the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office.

August 09, 2014 | From staff reports | Local


Specialized air company flew Ebola victims to US

CARTERSVILLE, Ga. (AP) - Two weeks ago, Dent M. Thompson, vice president of Phoenix Air, received an interesting phone call while he was on vacation in the mountains of North Carolina.

August 08, 2014 | By ERNIE SUGGS The Atlanta Journal-Constitution | Local


First United Methodist Church paves the way for future development

The final wall of a motel demolition project came down recently on a South Main Street property next to, and owned by, Statesboro First United Methodist Church, paving the way for future development by the church and simultaneously contributing to the ongoing South Main improvement project.

August 08, 2014 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Alcohol merchants getting voice in new Statesboro ordinance

This week, Statesboro City Council heard input from owners and managers of drinking establishments on the new Alcoholic Beverage Ordinance now in the works. Council members also suggested forming an alcohol advisory board with license holders as members.

August 08, 2014 | Al Hackle | Local


Meet Georgia Southern student-athletes at the mall

Join Georgia Southern student-athletes Saturday at the Statesboro Mall and get a chance to win Eagles football tickets.

August 08, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Local


Evans County Centennial Tribute set for Sunday

The Evans County Centennial Tribute Event, complete with dignitaries, music, historical presentations and a giant Evans County 100th birthday cake, will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday in the Joyce NeSmith Auditorium on U.S. Highway 280 in Claxton.

August 08, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Local


3 homeless dead in Atlanta TB outbreak

ATLANTA - Three homeless people have died in the tuberculosis outbreak involving Atlanta shelters, public health officials say.

August 08, 2014 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


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