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The strength of survival

Some held hands. Others held balloons. Every one of the cancer survivors who made the first lap Friday night at the Bulloch County Relay for Life held hope.

April 13, 2012 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Deputies apprehend inmate who escaped from jail Tuesday

An escaped prisoner is back behind bars thanks to citizens' tips and "lots of good police work," said Bulloch County Sheriff Lynn Anderson.

April 13, 2012 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Reward offered for escaped inmate

The U.S. Marshal's Service is offering a $2,500 reward for information leading to the capture of Ricky Jacktavian Mosley, who escaped from a transportation officer Tuesday, said Bulloch County Sheriff Lynn Anderson.

April 11, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Kids get ‘pumped’ for test

If Bulloch County students are as excited after taking an annual standardized test as they are while gearing up for it, local schools should receive scores to be proud of.

April 11, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON | Local


Concert for a miracle

Brian Murkison, a seven-year-old boy critically injured in a December car crash near Statesboro, is making a miraculous recovery. To help Brian Murkison's family with rehabilitation expenses, a benefit "Miracle Music" concert by Dr. Michael Braz will be held on Saturday, April 21 at the Averitt Center for the Arts Emma Kelly Theater.

April 11, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


OTC program a ‘Model of Efficiency’

Ogeechee Technical College was named recently as one of 16 colleges and universities nationwide recognized by "University Business" magazine's Models of Efficiency program.

April 11, 2012 | Special to the Herald | Local


Hendley named Humanitarian of the Year

Statesboro realty icon Ray Hendley said he was unable to express his emotions Tuesday night after being named the Statesboro Herald Humanitarian of the Year at the 24th Annual Deen Day Service to Mankind Awards gala.

April 10, 2012 | | Local


2 praised for lifetime achievement

Two Statesboro citizens were honored Tuesday night for dedicating a lifetime to serving others. Horace Harrell and Ralph Andrews were both feted during the 24th Annual Deen Day Smith Service to Mankind Awards gala, hosted by the Statesboro Herald and several local sponsors.

April 10, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Perdue calls Boro 'unique'

Former Georgia governor Sonny Perdue praised Statesboro on Tuesday night during the 24th Annual Deen Day Smith Service to Mankind Awards gala, held at Georgia Southern University's Nessmith-Lane Continuing Education Building.

April 10, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Historic sign is returning to downtown

Many landmarks have long disappeared in the face of growth and renovation from East Main Street in downtown Statesboro - but after more than four decades, one flashy highlight is all set to return.

April 10, 2012 | Jeff Harrison | Local


Police search for escaped inmate

A man who slipped out of restraints on a transport bus Tuesday and fled from deputies at the Bulloch County Jail remained at large late Tuesday night.

April 10, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Time to get artsy

ArtsFest 2012 will bring together painting, sculpture, poetry, music, dance, theatre, martial arts, sports and nature for the annual celebration Saturday at Sweetheart Circle. The event gets underway at 11 a.m. and it marks the 30th anniversary of ArtsFest at Georgia Southern.

April 09, 2012 | Special to the Herald | Local


Local attorney challenges incumbent DA

Ogeechee Judicial Circuit District Attorney Richard A. Mallard hopes to maintain his position by running for office again. This year, he is challenged by local attorney Martha Kirkland Hall, who once worked under former district attorney Joe Martin.

April 09, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


$150,000 grant awarded for health project

A healthcare initiative being undertaken by a pair of regional institutions has received a major boost, and will soon offer potentially life-saving services to people throughout the area.

April 07, 2012 | Jeff Harrison | Local


Couple arrested on meth charges

Undercover Bulloch County drug agents arrested a South Carolina couple Thursday after watching them buy ingredients for making methamphetamine from multiple locations.

April 06, 2012 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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Seeking hidden helpers

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2018 Deen Day Smith Service to Mankind awards.

January 20, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


‘Random acts of kindness’

Joseph Montgomery celebrated turning 90 in a rather unusual way. On the cold Sunday morning of January 7, the Newington resident gave away gifts on ...

January 20, 2018 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Deaths in Georgia rise as flu season worsens

Seven more Georgians have died from the flu, bringing the total to 12 deaths across the state this influenza season, public health officials said Friday.

January 20, 2018 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


Power line installation to create delays on I-16

Drivers on Interstate 16 in Bulloch County on Sunday morning may experience some traffic delays.

January 19, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


New Deal program focus of Historical Society meeting

The Civilian Conservation Corps was a vital program of President Franklin Roosevelt's New Deal. The Corps offered work to unemployed young men with the ...

January 19, 2018 | Special to the Herald | Local


Agencies invited to apply with United Way

Nonprofit agencies in Bulloch County interested in applying for United Way funding for fiscal year 2018–19 are invited to an informational meeting Tuesday, Jan ...

January 19, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Man charged in explicit photo exchange with teen

A Brooklet man and a juvenile who allegedly exchanged sexually explicit photos through electronic means each were arrested Wednesday.

January 18, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Four arrested during fugitive search

The pursuit of a wanted fugitive led to three additional arrests Wednesday after Bulloch County sheriff's deputies found drug paraphernalia, stolen property and illegal ...

January 18, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Ag arena expense rises by $1 million

As construction of Bulloch County's new multipurpose arena continues, additional needs prompted Bulloch County commissioners to approve two change orders recently that add $1 ...

January 18, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


2 arrested in Christmas vandalism

Two suspects face charges of second-degree criminal damage to property in connection with a vandalism incident at a local farm's popular Christmas lights display.

January 18, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


County and cities agree on T-SPLOST

The Bulloch County Board of Commissioners and Statesboro City Council on Tuesday both unanimously approved an intergovernmental agreement for what would be the county's ...

January 17, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Mical Whitaker’s ‘Behold: Here Cometh the Dreamer’ returns to the Black Box

Georgia Theatre Hall of Fame inductee Mical Whitaker brings his original multimedia production "Behold: Here Cometh the Dreamer" to the Whitaker Black Box Theater on ...

January 17, 2018 | Special to the Herald | Local


‘Horrific’ elder abuse case in Albany

The case started with a tip from concerned Dougherty County citizens. They told authorities that residents of some Albany apartments were approaching people and "begging ...

January 17, 2018 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


Portal woman killed by own vehicle

A Portal woman was killed Monday when her own truck rolled over her at a Paradise Estates home.

January 17, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Science panel backs lower drunken driving threshold

WASHINGTON - Most women would need to draw the line at two drinks, and men at two or three if states follow a blueprint by a ...

January 17, 2018 | By JOAN LOWY Associated Press | Local


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