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Brooklet, Portal, Register seats up for election

Upcoming elections could see new mayors for two Bulloch County towns. The Brooklet and Portal mayoral seats are open for qualifying, and several council seats for those towns as well as Register are also open for qualifying for the pending election. Qualifying began Monday.

August 31, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Weekend armed robberies under investigation

Statesboro police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred Sunday at a South Main Street business.

August 31, 2015 | From staff reports | Local

Step into a Boro Browse

The latest installment of the twice-annual Boro Browse brought 107 exhibitors to the Georgia Southern University campus last Tuesday. Milling among tables outside and inside the Russell Union, students learned about places to shop, eat and worship and find services, jobs and opportunities to volunteer.

August 31, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local

Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - An update on construction projects around the Boro

When I am out in the community, I am often asked about new construction projects. I try to keep you updated on these by placing a "Business Ticker" at the end of my columns. However, it seems as though many of my readers have been missing those updates.

August 31, 2015 | By DEWAYNE GRICE | Local

Up with People take the stage

About 110 performers from 20 countries arrived at Statesboro High School Monday to continue their 19-city world tour with Up with People, a nonprofit organization designed to provide travel, cultural, art performance and community service experiences for its students, who pay tuition.

August 30, 2015 | Photos by SCOTT BRYANT | Local

Willow Hill Festival adds bike rides

This year, the Willow Hill Heritage Festival rolls out a new activity, cycling, with the Thrill on the Hill, a pair of bike rides measuring 13.7 and 36.4 miles. The rides are set to start this upcoming Labor Day weekend at 8 a.m. on Saturday at the Willow Hill Heritage and Renaissance Center off U.S. Highway 80 near Portal.

August 29, 2015 | From staff reports | Local

Bulloch Habitat family pays off mortgage

Late last month, Ronnie and Henrietta Brunson made the final payment on their 20-year mortgage for the third Habitat House ever built by volunteers of Habitat Bulloch, completed in 1995.

August 29, 2015 | Special to the Herald | Local

Feral hogs decimate local crops

Bulloch County farmer Wayne Mallard stood in the middle of one of his peanut fields Wednesday, surveying the devastation caused by feral hogs.

August 29, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Evans County gives Jack Hill a day

CLAXTON - Celebrating 25 years in the Georgia Senate with supporters in Evans County, Sen. Jack Hill announced Thursday night that he will seek a 14th term in 2016.

August 29, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local

Morning stand-off ends peacefully

Police captured a domestic violence suspect early Friday morning after a two-hour standoff, during which the suspect barricaded himself with his twin toddlers inside his North Main Street home.

August 28, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Student killed in shooting at Savannah State

SAVANNAH, Ga. - Authorities are investigating after a shooting at Savannah State University killed a student and prompted a lockdown at the Georgia school Thursday night.

August 28, 2015 | The Associated Press | Local

Portal man arrested on child porn charges

Statesboro police arrested a man Wednesday on child pornography charges after a months-long investigation that began in 2014.

August 28, 2015 | From staff reports | Local

Britt won’t seek re-election

After serving three terms as a city councilman spanning 12 years, serving as mayor pro tem for the past four years and initially announcing he would seek re-election, Will Britt is moving on.

August 28, 2015 | By DEWAYNE GRICE | Local

Up with People cast serves up hot meals

Young adults from nine nations chopped and seasoned food, served on the chow line, cleaned up and even provided a little music Thursday when Up with People cast members did a turn at the local free-lunch kitchen, Rebecca's Café.

August 27, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local

How many groceries can you grab in 60 seconds?

How much can you stuff into a grocery shopping cart in 60 seconds?

August 27, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

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Alcohol swamps city meeting

Shenanigans at 1 University Plaza will lose three days of alcohol sales and afterwards will admit only customers age 21 and up for at least ...

October 06, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local

Bulloch reaching out to South Carolina flood victims

Bulloch County Public Safety is heading efforts to collect supplies to assist victims of flooding in South Carolina due in part to the effects of ...

October 06, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Traffic stop ends in meth arrests

A traffic stop on a reckless vehicle Monday ended in two drug arrests and the seizure of over $11,000 cash.

October 06, 2015 | From staff reports | Local

Photo Gallery: 2015 Dancing with the Statesboro Stars

Check out pictures from the 2015 Dancing with the Statesboro Stars. The annual fundraiser added a second permance this year and raised $107,000 to ...

October 06, 2015 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local

VA Medical Center to hold public forum Wednesday at Legion Hall

The Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center will hold a combination Veterans Information Fair and Town Hall Meeting Wednesday at 1 p.m. at the American ...

October 05, 2015 | From staff reports | Local

Boro's Wholesale Customs

Wholesale Customs in the Boro might sound like the kind of place where young dudes take their rides to be jacked up with custom suspension ...

October 05, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local

Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Air Evac moving to Kiwanis fairgrounds

The Kiwanis fairgrounds is getting a new permanent resident that will certainly get some attention. Our local Air Evac Lifeteam emergency helicopter flight service is ...

October 05, 2015 | By DeWAYNE GRICE Herald Writer | Local

Local Scout earns Eagle rank

James Nash Welch, a ninth-grader at Statesboro High School, recently received the highest and most coveted award in Scouting. Welch earned the Eagle Scout rank ...

October 05, 2015 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local

Alcohol violation hearings resume with fall semester

After a respite of several months, Statesboro City Council will return to alcoholic beverage sales enforcement actions today with hearings for eight alleged violations at ...

October 05, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local

Dancing with the Statesboro Stars 2015

Once again, the annual Dancing with the Statesboro Stars fundraiser for Safe Haven of Statesboro packed the Georgia Southern University Performing Arts Center on Thursday ...

October 04, 2015 | Staff members | Local

State NAACP convention here this week

Thursday through Saturday, member delegates from all over the state will gather in Statesboro for the 73rd Annual Georgia NAACP Convention. National NAACP President Cornell ...

October 04, 2015 | By AL HACKLE | Local

1945 Statesboro Blue Devils - T-formation was key to success of the 'Amazing 13'

One of key factors behind the surprising success of Statesboro High School's 1945 football team was the implementation of the T-formation by Coach Earnest ...

October 03, 2015 | Special to the Herald | Local

Flooding continues along coast

CHARLESTON, S.C. - While spared the full fury of Hurricane Joaquin, parts of the East Coast still saw record-setting rain Saturday that shut down roads ...

October 03, 2015 | By BRUCE SMITH and TOM FOREMAN Jr. Associated Press | Local

Historical Society honors Braz, Whitaker, Presley

The Bulloch County Historical Society this week honored one of its founding members, Del Presley, with its first-ever Distinguished Fellow Award, and two artists who ...

October 02, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local

Baby injured in drug sweep arrest

An infant was injured when a drug-trafficking suspect fled from law enforcement during a recent multicounty drug sweep, but deputies apprehended the man, and the ...

October 02, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

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