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Bettering the Boro - Downtown Streetscape plans move forward

In the works for four years, the Downtown Streetscape project is nearing realization as the City of Statesboro secures a final agreement with the contractor.

July 20, 2008 | By PHIL BOYUM | Life


Local youngsters go on an 'Eco-Adventure'

July 13, 2008 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Life


End of an era - Tommy David ends term as OTC Board Chair

After many years of involvement on the Ogeechee Technical College Board of Directors, F. Tommy David presided over his final Board meeting at the College June 18. In honor of David's departure from the Board, David's long-time friend, and freelance writer, Ric Mandes, spent some time as David reminisced about his passion for technical education and Ogeechee Tech. The story follows…

July 09, 2008 | By RIC MANDES Special to the Herald | Life


A return to the skies - WWII veteran gets opportunity to fly B-24 once again

Some of Statesboro's more "seasoned" citizens may remember back in the early 1940's when a man named R. D. Bowen would "buzz" Statesboro during his basic training in the Air Force.

June 22, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Life


Pure gold - Local Girl Scout wins prestigious award

On May 4, the Girl Scouts of Historic Georgia awarded four teens with the prestigious Girl Scout Gold Award during an awards ceremony at the Elks Lodge #183. One of these awards was given to Statesboro resident Ashlin Reid.

June 15, 2008 | By PHIL BOYUM | Life


Learning to handle expectations, DeAngelo Tyson's ready for next step

DeAngelo Tyson is just like any other high school senior – his situation is just a little bit different.

June 08, 2008 | By CHAD BISHOP | Life


For love of family and country - 3 brothers follow father's path

Statesboro resident Martha Woodbery has three sons in the service of our country. For her and her sons, serving their country is just part of the family business.

June 01, 2008 | By PHIL BOYUM | Life


Faces from Africa - Boro native hopes his photography can help improve conditions

Photography has the unmatched ability of communicating the value of a human life," said Tyler Moore.

May 18, 2008 | By EMILY HAYMANS Special to the Herald | Life


Getting fit - Georgia Southern ‘Biggest Loser’ contest teaches lifestyle changes

Georgia Southern University's fitness director Michelle Martin is a bit of a task master - for health, that is.

May 11, 2008 | By PHIL BOYUM | Life


Wine, Moonlight and Magnolias auction and gala held Thursday

May 04, 2008 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Life


Free as a bird - Herald reporter gives first-hand account of flying in WWII fighter plane

Last Tuesday morning, my editor, Jim Healy, presented me with an interesting proposition.

April 27, 2008 | By PHIL BOYUM | Life


'On Dragonfly Wings' opens Thursday in GSU's Black Box Theatre

Making its mainland U.S. debut, the musical "On Dragonfly Wings" opens Thursday in Georgia Southern University's new Black Box Theatre located in the Center for Art and Theatre. The show, presented by Georgia Southern University Theatre and Performance, runs April 10 -13 and 15 -19 with evening shows starting at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday's matinee at 2 p.m.

April 20, 2008 | By PHIL BOYUM | Life


Eagles’ nest - Family holds 4 generations of dedicated Eagle Scouts

There's a family of eagles living in Bulloch County. Eagle Scouts that is.

March 30, 2008 | By PHIL BOYUM | Life


Portal’s hardwood legacy - Former basketball player recalls trip to finals

It was a bittersweet ending for the Portal Panthers basketball team as they lost in overtime, at a Class A semi-final game Thursday in Macon.

March 23, 2008 | By PHIL BOYUM | Life


Caring for K.K. - A Statesboro grandmother needs help to get Habitat for Humanity home

Walk into Jessie Simpkins' rented home in Statesboro, and you will find the decor a little unusual. Where most people might have ornamental pieces or decorative furniture, Simpkins has shelves of medical supplies.

March 16, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Life


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Local briefs

DLocal officer completes DUI training course

July 20, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Life


How do you get to Carnegie Hall?

On June 18, 25 members of the Statesboro Youth Chorale serenaded passengers of the 11:38 a.m. Jet Blue flight from Savannah to John F. Kennedy International Airport.

July 20, 2014 | Special to the Herald | Life


The most popular sport in the world

Soccer - or football, as it's known in the rest of the world - is deadly serious business in the United Kingdom.

July 13, 2014 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Life


A tale of 2 centennials

Candler County and Evans County may not be identical twins, but they have more in common than many siblings, and they remain joined at the hip. Created by acts of the Georgia Legislature in the summer of 1914 with ratification by voters that fall, both are now celebrating their 100th birthdays.

July 07, 2014 | By AL HACKLE ahackle@statesboroherald.com | Life


Graduates receive $4,000 in scholarships

Four recent graduates received $1,000 scholarships from Bulloch County's Georgia Association of Educators chapter on June 13 during a special banquet to honor their achievements. Sydney Davis and Andreas Ward of Statesboro High School, Brantley Spence of Portal Middle High School and Preston Smith of Southeast Bulloch High School each attended the event with their families and shared their future plans.

July 06, 2014 | By HAYLEY GREENE Special to the Herald | Life


Local student wins Ga. forestry contest

Eric Riggs, a rising 10th-grade student at Southeast Bulloch High School, was selected as the winner of the Georgia Forestry Foundation's 2014 "Forestry: A Foundation for Our Future" artwork and slogan contest in the ninth–12th grade category. GFF awarded Riggs and SEBHS a prize package valued at $35,000. More than 1,000 students statewide participated, and Riggs' artwork was selected from 56 entries that were chosen to be judged.

July 06, 2014 | By HAYLEY GREENE Special to the Herald | Life


Statesboro connection to the newly crowned king of Spain

Headline news stories across the globe recently touted the abdication of Spain's 76-year-old King Juan Carlos and the ascension to the thrown by his son, 46-year-old Crown Prince Felipe. Of interest to local residents, however, might be Statesboro's connection to the newly crowned king of Spain.

June 29, 2014 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Life


Deen Day Smith Awards - Past Honorees

Man of the Decade

February 28, 2014 | | Life


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