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A historic grant to a local group

An enormous gift made possible by one of Statesboro's most generous and caring families will go a long way to preserving and highlighting history in Bulloch County well into the future.

February 06, 2010 | By JAMES HEALY | Local


Suspects charged in copper wire theft at Julia P.

When Bryan County law enforcement officers went to a Pembroke-area home to serve warrants Thursday, they found two men burning insulation off a large amount of copper wiring. Suspicious, they contacted Statesboro Police, and detectives determined the wiring was stolen from the Statesboro area, said Statesboro Police Chief Stan York.

February 05, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


GSU Police join search for missing Savannah student

An Armstrong Atlantic State University student missing for more than a week could be in the Statesboro area, and Georgia Southern University Police are aiding in the search.

February 05, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Mornings unPHILtered - Wedding Walk highlights First Friday

The guest on Thursday's "Mornings unPHILtered" show was Anita Hall of Statesboro's Downtown Development Authority. The Authority is sponsoring a "Wedding Walk as part of tonight's First Friday event. The walk begins at 5:30 p.m.

February 04, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Some TLC from the PLC for students

There's a school in Bulloch County unlike any other in the system that meets the needs of its non-traditional students: the Performance Learning Center. It is located in the old William James School, and is adjacent to the system's Central Office.

February 04, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Free Averitt play full of GSU ties

The works of Langston Hughes will come to life tonight and Friday on the Emma Kelly Theater stage, along with the famed poet and author himself in the form of a Georgia Southern graduate.

February 04, 2010 | By JAMES HEALY | Local


City looks to rework Alcohol Control Board

The Statesboro City Council is planning to significantly change the structure and responsibilities of the Alcohol Control Board including the removal of their authority to recommend punishment for establishments cited for alcohol violations.

February 03, 2010 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


No charges filed in fatalities

No charges were filed in the accident last week that took the lives of a Statesboro grandmother and her 3-year-old grandson.

February 03, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Council hears pleas about flea market, Club Zone

Representatives for two local businesses asked the Statesboro City Council to reconsider the city's decision to revoke their business licenses, which forced them to close Jan. 22.

February 02, 2010 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


Route 66 musical comedy coming to Boro Saturday

You can drive from Chicago to Los Angeles in about 31 hours - if you stick to the interstates. However, for the road warrior who isn't in a hurry, a cruise along old Route 66 can be an unforgettable journey - one with surprises beyond every curve.

February 02, 2010 | Special to the Herald | Local


Mornings unPHILtered - New group aims to aid the hungry

The first guest on Monday's "Mornings unPHILtered" show was Rebecca Murray from the new Feeding Statesboro group. Their group, which already has nearly 50 members, is open to anyone who pays yearly dues of $5 or who provides five hours of service to the group within the first year.

February 01, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Help for Haiti - Bulloch students give and learn

"You can learn from textbooks, but you can also learn a great deal by what's happening around you," said Sandra Smith, a teacher at Mill Creek Elementary.

January 30, 2010 | By HAYLEY GREENE Special to the Herald | Local


Sneak a peek at Herald's new Web site

Hey, don't tell anyone, but check out http://beta.statesboroherald.com/.

January 30, 2010 | By JAMES HEALY | Local


Mornings unPHILtered - AG candidate: Watch the feds

Friday's guest on the "Mornings unPHILteredShow" was Sam Olens, the current Cobb County commission chairman and Republican candidate for the attorney general seat, which is vacant for the first time in decades. Olens graduated from Emory School of Law and has practiced law in Atlanta for 26 years.

January 30, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Grandmother, toddler killed on 301 South

A woman and her three-year-old grandson were killed Thursday when they were struck by a vehicle on U.S. 301 South near A to Z Truck Stop, said Bulloch County Coroner Jake Futch.

January 29, 2010 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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School board seats all decided

Because of Tuesday's election, Heather Mims will be District 7's new member on the Bulloch County Board of Education beginning in January, while ...

May 25, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Commission race 2A headed for runoff

One of three Bulloch County Commission races is headed for a runoff, but candidates in the other races swept the votes by significant margins.

May 25, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Hall and Muldrew head to runoff

Attorneys Martha Hall and Michael Muldrew will continue their campaigns to a July 26 runoff after they emerged as the two top vote-getters Tuesday in ...

May 25, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Probate judge race goes to runoff

Lorna DeLoach, a legal assistant, and Charles Aaron, a local attorney, will face off July 26 in a runoff election to become Bulloch County's ...

May 25, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Brown wins primary for sheriff’s seat

Bulloch County sheriff's Sgt. Noel Brown defeated Chief Deputy Jared Akins in a sometimes contentious contest Tuesday in the Republican primary for Bulloch County ...

May 25, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Final local election results by the numbers

With all 16 precincts reporting:

May 24, 2016 | From Staff Reports | Local


Shots fired in dog attack startles children

Shots fired by a Statesboro police officer that killed a reportedly aggressive pit bulldog Monday caused a nearby child care center to send children inside ...

May 24, 2016 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


3 commission seats contested

About 11 percent of registered Bulloch County voters took advantage of the early voting period, which ended Friday. The rest will get their chance at ...

May 23, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Averitt summer camps filling up

Registration deadlines are fast approaching for summer camps at the Averitt Center for the Arts, and program director Tony Phillips said he expects more than ...

May 23, 2016 | By CHYNA JAMES Herald Intern | Local


Ga. OKs $7.5M for joint seaport with SC

SAVANNAH - The Georgia Ports Authority approved $7.5 million on Monday for the first big steps toward building a new seaport terminal on the Savannah ...

May 23, 2016 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


New leader at Hospice

Next week when Ogeechee Area Hospice founder Nancy Bryant retires a second time as the hospice's executive director, she won't exactly be leaving ...

May 23, 2016 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Tourism continues to grow in Georgia, Bulloch

Community leaders came together last week to celebrate another banner year for tourism in Statesboro and Bulloch County.

May 23, 2016 | | Local


Adventures in Scouting

Connor Calhoun, a member of Boy Scout Troop 342 of Statesboro, recently earned the rank of Eagle Scout. He received the highest award in Scouting ...

May 23, 2016 | Special to the Herald | Local


3 seeking Superior Court post

Three candidates are vying for the position of Superior Court Judge for the Ogeechee Judicial Circuit, which spans Bulloch, Effingham, Jenkins and Screven counties.

May 21, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Probate judge race could go to runoff

With five candidates – and no incumbent – the Bulloch County Probate Court judge race is the local contest in Tuesday's election where a runoff is ...

May 21, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


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