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William James 8th grader wins Spelling Bee

William James Middle School eighth grader Scarlett Shumate, 14, celebrated quietly, but happily after spelling the word "unanimous" to take the title during the 2011 Bulloch County Schools annual Spelling Bee at Sallie Zetterower Elementary School.

February 08, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Swap, Buy or Sell for Feb. 8, 2011

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February 08, 2011 | | Local


Ayers: 'Find your own conclusions'

The visit of a 1960s radical-turned-academic to the campus of Georgia Southern University delivered much of the billing that had long been expected.

February 07, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Man critical after beating

A man who made unwanted advances towards a woman at a Super Bowl party Sunday remains in critical condition after being beaten by the woman's boyfriend, said Bulloch County Sheriff Lynn Anderson.

February 07, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


In search of human origins

World-renowned paleoanthropologist Lee Berger will return to his alma mater to talk about his journey that began in a classroom at Georgia Southern.

February 07, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


Swap, Buy or Sell for Feb. 7, 2011

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February 07, 2011 | | Local


Van Buren was a pioneer physician in Statesboro

At a time when most African Americans were struggling to earn a decent living, there were those who dared to look beyond the barriers that often served as roadblocks or dead end streets. Dr. Harvey Van Buren was one such person who would stop at nothing to accomplish his dreams.

February 05, 2011 | By NIA M. LEWIS Special to the Herald | Local


Sheriff, commissioners want rezone for “Da Pond”

A nightclub location with a troubled past will likely be rezoned to prohibit use for large gatherings and public events after Bulloch County Commissioners voted Thursday to return a Club Road parcel to Ag 5 zoning.

February 05, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Two auto break-in suspects behind bars

Detectives and investigators hot on the trail of entering auto suspects Thursday nabbed two men they say are responsible for several recent " smash and grab" incidents in the area.

February 05, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Swap, Buy or Sell for Feb. 4, 2011

Listen to the Swap, Buy or Sell show for February 4, 2011. Click on link at left.

February 04, 2011 | | Local


Pizza is king on Super Sunday

'Super Sunday' is just a couple of days away; so too is super business for pizza establishments catering to hungry football fans watching the Super Bowl.

February 03, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Ayers visit spawns anger, indifference

In 2009, as word spread on the campus of Georgia Southern University and throughout Statesboro that a member of a 1970s terrorist group was scheduled to speak on school grounds, resentment and protest emerged.

February 03, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Analysis: Executive office payroll under Deal up 30 percent

Staff payroll in Gov. Nathan Deal's executive office has grown by almost 30 percent compared with salaries under former Gov. Sonny Perdue, according to an analysis of financial records by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

February 02, 2011 | By AARON GOULD SHENIN Atlanta Journal-Constitution Georgia Newspaper Partnership | Local


Sunday alcohol bill passes big test

The chances of success for legislation letting voters legalize Sunday alcohol sales at stores got a lot better Wednesday when it easily zipped through a Senate committee.

February 02, 2011 | By JAMES SALZER Atlanta Journal-Constitution Georgia Newspaper Partnership | Local


Statesboro man pleads guilty to wire fraud

A Statesboro man who pled guilty Tuesday to wire fraud awaits sentencing by a federal judge after being accused of taking money meant for investments and using it for himself.

February 02, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


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Man convicted of murder in hot car death to be sentenced

ATLANTA - A judge is set to sentence a Georgia man Monday after a jury last month found that he intentionally left his toddler son in ...

December 03, 2016 | By KATE BRUMBACK AP Retail Writer | Local


City answers Gatto wrongful-death suit

In addition to denying most of the allegations in a wrongful-death suit brought by the parents of Michael J. Gatto, 18, attorneys for the city ...

December 03, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Former investigator won’t face criminal charges

Criminal charges are not expected to be filed against a former Bulloch County Sheriff's investigator whose resignation followed accusations he acted against policy, as ...

December 03, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


UPDATE: Summers to continue as Georgia Southern head football coach

Georgia Southern Eagles Athletics Director Tom Kleinlein released a statement Saturday afternoon affirming that head football coach Tyson Summers would remain in place as coach ...

December 03, 2016 | From Staff Reports | Local


GS fall commencement now at stadium

With weather permitting, Georgia Southern University's 2016 fall commencement will consist of a single, open-air ceremony, 1 p.m. Friday at Allen E. Paulson ...

December 02, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Savannah man charged in Campus Crossings shootings

A Savannah man was charged Friday in connection with the shootings of three people at Campus Crossings Apartments that Statesboro Police said was part of ...

December 02, 2016 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


An invitation from Santa

When children pull Carl Rushing's lush white beard, their eyes widen in surprise when they realize it's not fake. The magic of childhood ...

December 01, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


UPDATE: Police: Three shooting victims at Campus Crossings

Three people were shot Thursday afternoon at Campus Crossings Apartments in Statesboro, near the campus of Georgia Southern University.

December 01, 2016 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON and AL HACKLE | Local


Wrestling show to benefit Toys for Tots

Folks can enjoy all-you-can-eat pizza and watch live wrestling matches in Statesboro Saturday, and help make Christmas happen for children who would not have any ...

November 30, 2016 | Special to the Herald | Local


County agent earns highest UGA honor

Bulloch County residents depend a great deal on Bill Tyson.

November 30, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


‘Free Coffee for Free People’

"Free Coffee for Free People" will be held Thursday from 6-9 p.m. at Three Tree Coffee on South Main Street in Statesboro.

November 29, 2016 | Special to the Herald | Local


Funeral home aims to help Tennessee fire relief effort

Joiner-Anderson Funeral Home and Bulloch Memorial Gardens will assist in emergency and recovery assistance for the citizens of Sevierville, Tennessee, who are being severely affected ...

November 29, 2016 | Special to the Herald | Local


‘America’s Best’ holiday First Friday

After one year in existence, the Tormenta FC pro soccer organization will take an honored place in Statesboro's First Friday Holiday Celebration, joining Santa ...

November 29, 2016 | | Local


Georgia Power searching for cause of Tuesday outage

Many Georgia Power Company customers in the Statesboro area around the mall and downtown experienced a widespread power outage Tuesday morning. The cause of the ...

November 29, 2016 | From Staff Reports | Local


Low-income seniors sign up for credit

So far, 81 Statesboro residents age 65 and up with limited incomes have signed up for a city-sponsored break on their water and sanitation bills ...

November 28, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


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