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Averitt Center opens 'Calm and Clamor' exhibit

The Averitt Center for the Arts' "Calm and Clamor" exhibit will open in the main gallery on July 1. The exhibit will feature the paintings of Christopher Paul and the sculptures of Duke Oursler. Both artists address similar concepts but in very different media.

June 28, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


Statesboro history comes to life

Maude Edge Brannen came to life Monday night as she entertained the Bulloch County Historical Society during its 38th Annual Meeting at Statesboro Primitive Baptist Church.

June 27, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


City responds to county's claims

With a pair of released statements Friday, the City of Statesboro responded to claims by Bulloch County officials that city leaders have been unresponsive in discussions to address a soon-to-be-expired fire services agreement.

June 27, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Judge blocks parts of Ga. immigration law

ATLANTA - A federal judge has granted a request to block parts of Georgia's law cracking down on illegal immigration from taking effect until a legal challenge is resolved.

June 27, 2011 | By KATE BRUMBACK Associated Press | Local


Swap, Buy or Sell - June 27, 2011

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June 27, 2011 | | Local


Making a date with death

Georgia Diagnostic & Classification Prison, Jackson Ga.

June 25, 2011 | Eddie Ledbetter | Local


An education in agriculture

Horses, pigs and goats are common place along the country roads winding through Bulloch County; but catching a glimpse of the farm animals frolicking in a park in Downtown Statesboro is anything but ordinary.

June 24, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Rains slow growth of wildfires in south Georgia

SAVANNAH, Ga. - Firefighters worked Friday to strengthen defenses against large wildfires burning in southeast Georgia after their growth was slowed by overnight thunderstorms dumping an inch or more of rain.

June 24, 2011 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


Deal freezes Georgia gas tax

ATLANTA - Gov. Nathan Deal has frozen Georgia's gas tax, preventing an increase that would have kicked in July 1.

June 24, 2011 | By SHANNON McCAFFREY Associated Press | Local


Council calls meeting to reconsider passed motion

City officials will gather today for a called City Council meeting to reconsider a motion made in its scheduled assembly earlier this week.

June 23, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


County, city to discuss fire services

With less than a week away from the expiration date of a fire services agreement between the City of Statesboro and Bulloch County, lack of response from city leaders about the issue has county officials frustrated.

June 23, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Farmers worried about immigration law's impact

At BFG Produce in Evans County, about 100 seasonal workers, most of them Spanish-speaking immigrants, grade and package spring carrots and onions in the partially automated packing shed.

June 23, 2011 | By AL HACKLE Special to the Herald | Local


Rain brings relief, downed trees

The thunderstorms that drenched portions of the southeast Thursday may help douse the wildfires in Ware and Brantley counties and could help ease the layer of smoke that has affected other counties miles away.

June 23, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


City considers alcohol sales referendum

Though for only a brief moment, the permitting of Sunday alcohol sales in the City of Statesboro became a topic of discussion Tuesday during a regularly scheduled Council meeting in City Hall.

June 22, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Groups seek immigration law reform, not repeal

So far, two major state agricultural associations are not seeking repeal of Georgia's immigration reform law, but rather hoping the problems it creates will highlight a need for national reform.

June 22, 2011 | By AL HACKLE Special to the Herald | Local


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BOE still debating diversity plan

After indefinitely postponing a vote in February on a $180,000 plan to recruit more minority teachers and administrators, the Bulloch County Board of Education ...

April 22, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


March for Science goes local at 2 p.m.

A group of local people, including a Statesboro High School student as lead organizer, plan to bring the March for Science home beginning at 2 ...

April 21, 2017 | | Local


City's strategic plan input meetings set for Monday

People who live, work, attend school or own a business in Statesboro will have two opportunities Monday to tell city officials and their strategic planning ...

April 21, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Seven arrested in Campus Crossings drug raid

During a drug investigation last week, Statesboro police arrested seven on marijuana and gun charges after having to use a Taser to subdue a fleeing ...

April 21, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Memorial hospital in Savannah sold

HCA has agreed to acquire Memorial Health's financially struggling hospital in Savannah in a $710 million deal.

April 20, 2017 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


New Averitt Center director to begin job May 1

Jamie Grady, a New York-based arts management consultant with past experience from Atlanta, North Carolina, Pennsylvania and New Zealand, is scheduled to begin work May ...

April 20, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Hoax device was ‘fake bomb’

The "suspicious device" found in a vehicle Tuesday that led to a temporary road closure was a fake bomb.

April 20, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Rodeo weekend is here

It's boots, broncs and bulls this weekend for Bulloch County as the seventh annual Statesboro Kiwanis Rodeo gets underway.

April 20, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Blue Mile brings Boro $1 million

It's not the top award, but it is one of the big three.

April 19, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


‘Spring into Statesboro’ set for busy Saturday

The sixth annual Spring into Statesboro will offer outdoor activities for children and families in downtown Statesboro from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m ...

April 19, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Man arrested for “hoax device”

Investigators arrested a man Tuesday after a two-hour incident where a road was closed due to sheriff's deputies finding a "suspicious device."

April 19, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Will Statesboro take home $1, $2 or $3 million in the America's Best Communities competition?

Click here - America's Best Communities - to watch the announcement live on Facebook. Scroll down the page slightly to find the livestream.

April 19, 2017 | | Local


City: No tax hike, garbage fees may rise

Statesboro residents and businesses will probably pay higher sanitation fees, but not higher city taxes or water and sewer rates, under the 2017-18 city budget.

April 18, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Trish Tootle ‘roasted’ to help hospice

Friends of community activist, successful businesswoman and long-time Bulloch County resident Trish Tootle surprised her Monday night with a 60th birthday "roast" to benefit Ogeechee ...

April 18, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Suspicious device found, roads closed

A suspicious device found during a traffic stop resulted in a portion of Highway 80 West being closed Tuesday afternoon.

April 18, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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