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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


Winter's last bite; After unseasonably warm temps, cold weekend forecast

It may be a bit chilly hunting Easter eggs Sunday, but the cold snap expected over the weekend won't hurt local crops or other plants, experts said.

April 19, 2007 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


City tackles towing issue

The Statesboro City Council took the first step towards regulating the involuntary towing in Statesboro by passing an ordinance on first reading that sets several regulations and procedures for towing a vehicle without the owner's consent.

April 18, 2007 | By LUKE MARTIN | Local


Boro Snapshot - Predicting The Masters winner

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

April 18, 2007 | By ARAINA REAVES | Local


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Statesboro assault victim dies; suspect charges may be upgraded

A man found unresponsive early Thursday morning at a Statesboro bar died later that afternoon, Bulloch County Coroner Jake Futch confirmed Friday morning.

August 29, 2014 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


UPDATE: Suspect arrested in bar beating

Statesboro police arrested a man Thursday evening charged in an aggravated assault incident which left another man in critical condition.Cpl. Justin Samples, spokesman for the Statesboro Police Department, could not confirm reports late Thursday night that Michael Gatto, 18, address unavailable, had died. He did confirm, however, that Grant James Spencer, 20, was taken into custody on charges of aggravated assault in connection to the attack that resulted in Gatto being transported to a Savannah hospital.

August 28, 2014 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


Statesboro FBI to be honored for Claxton man’s arrest

The FBI's Statesboro office will be among several law enforcement agencies honored for battling terrorism and protecting civil rights during the Fifth Annual SHIELD Awards, hosted by the Anti-Defamation League.

August 28, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


'Truth Has No Color'

Local law enforcement and community leaders fielded questions Tuesday night as a crowd of Georgia Southern University students and other citizens discussed race relations and interaction between police and about 150 community members during the "Truth Has No Color" event in the university's College of Education building.

August 27, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Democrat Greg Hecht blasts Sam Olens on child protection, ethics

Greg Hecht, the Democratic nominee for Georgia attorney general, accuses the incumbent Republican, Sam Olens, of inaction on protecting children and actions amounting to "covering up" on ethics questions surrounding Gov. Nathan Deal.

August 27, 2014 | Al Hackle | Local


Dancing man arrested in cocaine charges in Statesboro

A man dancing in the streets, yelling at passersby and causing a scene Saturday was arrested after officers found he had a pocket full of cocaine, authorities said.

August 27, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Georgia Southern Performing Arts Center 2014-15 tickets go on sale Tuesday

Ticket sales for the new season at the Georgia Southern University Performing Arts Center, 847 Plant Drive, will begin on Tuesday.

August 27, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Local


Statesboro man charged with possession of ‘Molly’ and gun

Statesboro-Bulloch County Crime Suppression Team investigators arrested a man Saturday for possession of a gun, marijuana and the drug known by the street name "Molly," according to a news release.

August 27, 2014 | From staff reports | Local


Blaze destroys downtown Statesboro restaurant

Fire destroyed a downtown Statesboro restaurant Tuesday night.

August 27, 2014 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


Sky Country to perform at Dublin VA

Sky Country, a component of the United States Air Force Band of the West, will perform a concert at the Carl Vinson VA Medical Center in Dublin at 2 p.m. Sept. 3 in the medical center auditorium. The concert is free and open to the public.

August 27, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Local


Off and on – again and again

Rolling blackouts throughout the day Tuesday disrupted business, caused traffic tie-ups and hampered normal daily living as electric company employees worked to repair damage to a substation caused by fire.

August 26, 2014 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Georgia Southern to host American cartoonist and featured TED Talks speaker

Georgia Southern University's College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences will host Scott McCloud, cartoonist and comic book theorist, on Wednesday, Sept. 10, at 5:30 p.m. in room 1115 of the College of Education.

August 26, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Local


Emerging disease confirmed in wild Bulloch County snake

A disease that some scientists have compared to the illness killing bats by the millions has been documented in a wild snake in Georgia.

August 26, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Local


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


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