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Brannen honored as Ag Partner of Year

Wendell Brannen was featured speaker for Friday's Agribusiness Partner of the Year luncheon, but little did he know he would be the award recipient as well.

November 18, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


New clinic to treat city employees

Statesboro City Council unanimously approved Tuesday a free health clinic for city employees, with the intent of promoting wellness and providing significant costs savings for patients and the city alike.

November 18, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Quake monitors slated for Georgia

ATLANTA - Researchers in a nationwide study of earthquakes will soon place instruments beneath the Georgia red clay and in other eastern states as they seek to learn more about what causes them and where they might strike.

November 18, 2011 | By JEFF MARTIN Associated Press | Local


‘Christmas Spectacular’

It's everything about Christmas rolled into one show.

November 17, 2011 | By KATHERINE FITCH Special to the Herald | Local


Census: Reaching age 90 more likely than ever

WASHINGTON - Americans are more likely than ever to reach age 90, redefining in a way what it means to be old.

November 17, 2011 | By HOPE YEN Associated Press | Local


Police seek man on battery, kidnapping charges

Statesboro Police are seeking a man they say forced a woman into a car at knifepoint Thursday.

November 16, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Bi-Lo unveils renovations, donations

After several months of renovations, Bi-Lo officially unveiled the new look of the inside of its store off Northside Drive Wednesday, and the grocery chain also used the occasion to announce about $32,000 in grants to area groups.

November 16, 2011 | Jim Healy | Local


City replacing old shower heads

A new program being launched by the City of Statesboro will offer local families a considerable break on monthly water bills and promote conservation efforts to boot.

November 16, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Sunday alcohol sales as soon as Dec. 11

Sunday drink could be flowing in Statesboro in time for the holiday season.

November 15, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Adoption journey ends happily

When Adam and Robin Spitler decided to adopt a child from China, no one in the family anticipated the emotional roller coaster that they were about to board. From lengthy paperwork problems, to stalled travel dates, to precarious health conditions, the journey to adopt Noah, born Xia Ping He, required a great deal of time and patience, and much support and prayer.

November 15, 2011 | By JULIE LAVENDER Special to the Herald | Local


Congress: Pizza, fries just fine for school lunches

WASHINGTON - Who needs leafy greens and carrots when pizza and french fries will do?

November 15, 2011 | By MARY CLARE JALONICK Associated Press | Local


Georgia's 'Dirty Dozen'

With its annual "Dirty Dozen" rivers list, the Georgia Water Coalition aims to send a wake-up call to state residents before their fresh waters are overtaken by human waste, dredging and neglect.

November 14, 2011 | By DANIELLE HIPPS dhipps@coastalcourier.com | Local


City council to discuss new ‘projects director’ post

City officials will discuss the possibility of creating a new staff position today during an executive session in the chambers of City Hall.

November 14, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Metal thefts on the rise

Old appliances, damaged fencing, broken tools and equipment – junk to some, but cash to others. Metal items of all types can be recycled for cash, and all too often, thieves help themselves to anything metal they find.

November 12, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


After election, council looks to move ahead

Damaging claims made by a councilman about two others, and a resulting confrontation in the chambers of City Hall, does not exactly indicate a harmonious relationship among city representatives.

November 12, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


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2017 Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair: Renovations to old memories

Its dedication to agricultural history is one of the Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair's most unique characteristics, and the fairgrounds would not be complete without the ...

October 17, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Bulloch ESPLOST, Boro mayoral voting begins

By early Tuesday afternoon, 68 people had cast in-person advanced ballots in the Bulloch County ESPLOST referendum, while 51 had voted in Statesboro's mayoral ...

October 17, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Two shot at Statesboro Elks Lodge

Two men were shot, with one seriously injured, early Saturday morning at the Elks Lodge on James Street, off Martin Luther King Dr.

October 17, 2017 | From Staff Reports | Local


Plenty of entertainment ensures never a dull moment at the Fair

Fair week in Statesboro brings a great deal of excitement to the area, but the week-long event isn't just thrill rides and fair food ...

October 17, 2017 | From Staff Reports | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - N.C. group buys Statesboro Holiday Inn

Statesboro's premier full-service hotel, Holiday Inn sold on Monday to LRP Hotels based out of Greensboro, N.C.

October 16, 2017 | | Local


Renasant names consumer relationship officer

Renasant Bank announced the recent appointment of Judd Skinner as consumer relationship officer at the bank's Northside location in Statesboro.

October 16, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


Statesboro Kiwanis Club installs new officers, board members

The Kiwanis Club of Statesboro recently installed the 2017-18 slate of officers and board of directors, with one of their own club members, Jim Campbell ...

October 16, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Walk to End Alzheimer's raises $90,000

Friday night's Walk to End Alzheimer's at Mill Creek Park saw 195 participants and 29 teams register to take part in the fund ...

October 14, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Jimmy Franklin's labor of love

Statesboro native Jimmy Franklin has been practicing law since 1966. While his expertise is mainly as a trial attorney for civil matters, Franklin recalled a ...

October 14, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Kemp advocates cap on state spending

As a step toward cutting taxes, Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp proposes to put a cap on state spending, adjusted to population growth and ...

October 13, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


GBI raids 4 Statesboro stores

Four Statesboro area convenience stores were targeted Thursday in a gambling sting conducted by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation's Commercial Gambling Unit.

October 12, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Six arrested on gang-related charges

Six suspects believed to be members of the "Mobb" street gang face charges after Statesboro police linked them to two armed robberies and a burglary.

October 12, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


GBI raids Bulloch convenience stores

On Thursday, the GBI's Commercial Gambling Unit, along with the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office Crime Suppression Team, and in cooperation with the Georgia ...

October 12, 2017 | From Staff Reports | Local


Moore asserts pride in her record as mayor

This is the last in a series of questionnaire articles about Statesboro's three mayoral candidates. They answered questions by email.

October 11, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Fireball won’t return to Fair

The Fireball, one of Amusement of America's most popular thrill rides, won't be featured this year during the Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair. After a ...

October 11, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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