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Inside Bulloch Business — Northland is committed to going 'fast'

When I was 15, I had the best summer job a kid could dream of. Lee Johnson hired me to work with Statesboro CATV (now Northland Communications) helping install cable television.

October 26, 2015 | By DeWAYNE GRICE Herald Writer | Local

Theft of sea turtle eggs may land man in prison

SAVANNAH - Less than two years after he was released from prison, Lewis Jackson found authorities waiting for him as he boarded a ferry boat on remote Sapelo Island carrying a cooler full of contraband valued by some as a mythical aphrodisiac.

October 24, 2015 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local

Fair wraps up Saturday night

The Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair is expected to draw its largest crowd of the week tonight, with visitors coming from across the region to enjoy the last day until next year.

October 23, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

National Guard battalion transitions today

Today, the National Guard's 48th Brigade Special Troops Battalion will become the 177th Brigade Engineer Battalion, still part of the 48th Brigade, with a ceremony at the battalion's headquarters, the Terrell Reddick Armory in Statesboro.

October 23, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local

Candler Co. Sheriff Homer Bell resigns, citing health reasons

Longtime Candler County Sheriff Homer Bell resigned Thursday, effective immediately. The Candler County probate court appointed former Georgia State Patrol trooper Blake Hendrix as interim sheriff, according to county attorney Kendall Gross.

October 22, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Still no rules for temporary vendors

This week, Statesboro City Council received another revision of a proposed ordinance to regulate "temporary" vendors. It contained a provision to allow existing businesses such as Green Man's Corner and Ellis' Open Market to remain as they are, but no council member offered a motion to approve it.

October 22, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local

They're a pig deal

What makes a pig run? Cookies, according to Kathryn Rosaire, a 16-year-old girl from Florida who is helping operate the pig racing show during this year's Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair.

October 22, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Man charged with cutting woman, shoving child

A man accused of cutting his girlfriend with a knife Tuesday faces charges of aggravated assault and child cruelty, according to Bulloch County sheriff's reports.

October 22, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

3 charged in Bulloch Co. burglary, Evans Co. truck theft

A man suspected of truck theft and burglary in two counties is behind bars, along with two others who also are suspected to have been involved in the crimes.

October 22, 2015 | From staff reports | Local

Army Field Band to play free concert

The internationally acclaimed United States Army Field Band of Washington, D.C., will continue its long tradition of presenting free public performances when it appears at Statesboro High on Friday at 7 p.m. The Army Field Band's concert is sponsored by the Statesboro Herald.

October 22, 2015 | | Local

Altrusa Club of Statesboro distributes 18,000 children’s books with help of community

Much excitement has been generated in the past several months about Statesboro's participation in the "America's Best Communities" contest.

October 21, 2015 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local

Livestock and life lessons

For many young people, "fair week" means rides, food and fun, but for some, it also means work, prizes and learning.

October 21, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

City manager applicants being vetted

Questionnaires have been sent to more than 20 selected candidates for the job of Statesboro city manager, Mayor Jan Moore reported Tuesday. Meanwhile, she asked the City Council to discuss soon whether to hire another public safety director or simply a police chief.

October 21, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local

It's a family 'af-fair'

The annual Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair is a family affair in more ways than one. While many area residents can share childhood memories with younger relatives as they visit the fair today, a number of Statesboro Kiwanis Club members share the "fair experience" as well as membership in the club with parents, spouses, children and even grandchildren.

October 20, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

GSU honors students lost in I-16 tragedy

By the time spring returns to Statesboro, the patio outside the Georgia Southern University School of Nursing will be ablaze with new color and life as the new School of Nursing Memorial Garden blooms for the first time. The university held a ceremony Monday, Oct. 19 at 3 pm. to dedicate the garden to the seven young women in whose honor it was planted: Morgan Bass, Caitlyn Baggett, Emily Clark, Abby Deloach and Catherine "McKay" Pittman, who lost their lives in a car crash April 22, 2015, on their way to clinical rotation in Savannah; and Brittney McDaniel and Megan ...

October 20, 2015 | Brittani Howell | Local

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Sylvania teens caught in Statesboro break-in attempt

Three Sylvania juveniles were caught breaking into a Statesboro apartment early Monday morning, said Statesboro Police Maj. Rob Bryan.

November 09, 2015 | | Local

New $70 million plant to create 100 jobs in Bulloch County

With slightly more than 100 jobs at first but more than $70 million in investment in the plant, Aspen Aerogels' factory will be the largest ...

November 09, 2015 | By AL HACKLE | Local

In America's spotlight

Forty years ago, the Ruth Green Dancers gave Statesboro a unique moment in the national spotlight when the United States celebrated its 200th birthday.

November 08, 2015 | By BRITTANI HOWELL | Local

A soldier’s story

When 4-year-old Ginger Rutledge saluted Private Robert Lee Rutledge, wrapped her small fingers around his neck for a lingering hug and said goodbye, she didn ...

November 07, 2015 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local

Georgia Southern team going to Mexico for Baja 1000

An 840-mile drive down the coast of the Baja California peninsula in Mexico might sound like a great way to enjoy some sightseeing, but for ...

November 07, 2015 | By CRISSIE ELRICK Georgia Southern Communications | Local

Officers put down razors for charity

Some local law enforcement officers may appear a bit scruffy lately, but it's for a good cause.

November 07, 2015 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local

Legion commander to keynote Veterans Day

A veteran of two wars and two branches of the military, Lonnie Ellis plans to tell listeners at the Veterans Day observance Wednesday that "Veterans ...

November 07, 2015 | By AL HACKLE | Local

Three charged with auto theft

Two men and a woman suspected of stealing vehicles from a local auto dealership face felony charges after a Screven County Sheriff's deputy discovered ...

November 06, 2015 | From staff reports | Local

Teen to be tried as adult for child molestation charges

A teen who was a juvenile when he was arrested on child molestation charges will now be tried as an adult.

November 06, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Big honor for Boro native

Former Statesboro resident Annelise Kitching will sing "God Bless America" for New York's Veterans Day Parade Opening Ceremony, next Wednesday at 10 a.m ...

November 06, 2015 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local

Sex offender steals truck; victim sets him up for arrest

A man wanted for failing to register as a convicted sex offender now also faces vehicle theft and drug charges after the owner of a ...

November 05, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

City suspends Moonshiners’ license amid ‘50-50’ muddle

Statesboro City Council suspended the city alcoholic beverage license of Club 125 LLC, doing business as Moonshiners, Thursday through Saturday because the club reported more ...

November 05, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local

Ogeechee Tech open house Saturday

Ogeechee Technical College's fall open house Saturday will give the public, from high school students thinking about college and older adults considering a career ...

November 04, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local

Simulator brings realistic training to police

Statesboro police officers are now using a form of training that not only saves the city money, but simulates situations officers may encounter to help ...

November 04, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Rainfall a risk to cotton, peanuts

Peanut pickers and other farm equipment stand ready in the fields, waiting for the harvest that will come – when the rain stops.

November 04, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

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