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'Private Presidential Pathways' - Run to Averitt exhibit

(Note: Scott Bryant is an award-winning photojournalist who has worked at the Statesboro Herald since 2007. The following piece offers his opinion and insight into why the current exhibit of presidential images by former New York Times photographer George Tames is so important and why we may never see their like again.)

May 07, 2011 | | Local


Gas prices to drop

NEW YORK - Just shy of $4 a gallon, average U.S. pump prices are about to start falling and could hit $3.50 by summer.

May 06, 2011 | By CHRIS KAHN and JONATHAN FAHEY AP Energy Writers | Local


National Day of Prayer in Sylvania

SYLVANIA - A performance of Lee Greenwood's "God Bless the U.S.A." by vocalist Timothy Callison and pianist Jan Austin prompted a unified standing ovation of patriotism at Sylvania's National Day of Prayer service Thursday.

May 06, 2011 | By CRYSTAL WALKER cwalker@statesboroherald.com | Local


Swap, Buy or Sell - May 6, 2011

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May 06, 2011 | | Local


Obama: We mean what we say

NEW YORK - Solemnly honoring victims of the Sept. 11 terror attacks, President Barack Obama hugged survivors, thanked the heroes of one of the nation's darkest days and declared Thursday that the killing of Osama bin Laden after all these years was an American message to the world: "When we say we will never forget, we mean what we say."

May 05, 2011 | By BEN FELLER AP White House Correspondent | Local


SCVB wants to lure more filmmakers to Statesboro

Is Statesboro ready for the movie screen? Since films have shot scenes here in the past, one would think so, but Craig Dominey hopes to develop a partnership with the Statesboro Convention and Visitor's Bureau that will draw even more filmmakers to the area.

May 05, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


T-shirt sales aid tornado victims

Rallying community and campus support, a pair of Georgia Southern University students is making a substantial contribution to tornado relief efforts in Alabama.

May 05, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Talkin' Sports - The Chris Halbert Show

Chris Halbert is a Brunswick native who loves sports, especially all the teams at Georgia Southern. (And someday he even plans to finish his degree at GSU.)

May 05, 2011 | | Local


Swap, Buy or Sell - May 5, 2011

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May 05, 2011 | | Local


Georgia's First Lady stops by

To spread a message of charity and good will in Georgia communities and show appreciation to a local organization doing its part to help children, Georgia First Lady Sandra Deal visited Statesboro on Wednesday.

May 04, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Bulloch to help tornado victims

About 30 vehicles and even more volunteers will roll out early Friday morning as a convoy makes its way from Bulloch County to the tornado-ravaged town of Griffin, in Spaulding County.

May 04, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Duck killed during dispute

A Preston Drive man who police said slammed a pet duck to its death Monday is behind bars without bond, according to Bulloch County Jail records.

May 04, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Swap, Buy or Sell - May 4, 2011

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May 04, 2011 | | Local


Two killed in Monday wreck

Two sisters were killed Monday after one drove into the path of another car.

May 03, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Annual prayer gathering is Thursday

A prayer service held on the lawn of the Bulloch County Courthouse will be just one of tens of thousands of prayer events planned across the country Thursday, in recognition of the 60th Annual National Day of Prayer. The service begins at 11:30 a.m.

May 03, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


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Wildfire burns 250 acres, destroys home in southeast Georgia

SAVANNAH – Crews worked Wednesday to contain a wildfire that destroyed a family's mobile home and several other buildings as it burned about 250 acres ...

March 29, 2017 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


Braves' new ballpark could be game-changer for industry

ATLANTA - The Braves' new ballpark looks like a throwback stadium with its green seats, brick walls and its old-school, intimate feel.

March 29, 2017 | By CHARLES ODUM AP Sports Writer | Local


Firefighters battle mulch blaze

Bulloch County firefighters battled a blaze at a mulch plant east of Brooklet for more than 12 hours on Wednesday.

March 29, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Georgia Senate backs guns on campus

ATLANTA - Georgians licensed to carry concealed weapons could take handguns onto college campuses under legislation approved Tuesday by the state Senate, which kept the measure ...

March 28, 2017 | By KATHLEEN FOODY Associated Press | Local


Confederate History and Heritage

A wreath-laying ceremony is set for Saturday at the Bulloch County Courthouse in front of the Confederate Memorial statue.

March 28, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


BOE looks at ‘local values’ funding, raises

As the Bulloch County Board of Education begins to look at its budget for 2017-18, assigning money based on "local values" to even out and ...

March 28, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Third arrest made in March 9 murder

Statesboro police arrested a third man Friday who they say was involved in the March 9 shooting death of a man at The Grove Apartments.

March 27, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Georgia lawmaker proposes 'Confederate History Month'

ATLANTA - A Georgia lawmaker on Monday defended his proposal asking House colleagues to recognize "Confederate History Month," but black lawmakers charge it glorifies a time ...

March 27, 2017 | By KATHLEEN FOODY Associated Press | Local


DSDA glows Blue, 'Brick'

The Downtown Statesboro Development Authority's annual luncheon took on a strong Blue Mile tint this year, but with a stack of awards in the ...

March 27, 2017 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - A 'glossier' focus for Connect Statesboro

Keeping your business fresh and innovative is something every business struggles with no matter the type or size of business.

March 27, 2017 | | Local


Jill Johns Intl. earns 'Small Business Championship'

A breast cancer survivor who used her diagnosis to help others, Jill Johns - Jill Johns International LLC - was chosen recently as a winner in the ...

March 27, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


As turkey season opens, hunters can record kills with app

ATHENS - Georgia wildlife officials are aiming to track the numbers of turkeys taken by hunters with some high-tech help.

March 25, 2017 | The Associated Press | Local


City and DOT respond to traffic signal issues

In November, a traffic signal on a second lane for left turns from Veterans Memorial Parkway, also known as the U.S. 301 Bypass, onto ...

March 25, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Legislative session nears end

ATLANTA - Legislation affecting Georgia's college campuses, taxes and fledgling medical marijuana program awaits action as lawmakers enter the session's final two days.

March 25, 2017 | By KATHLEEN FOODY and EZRA KAPLAN Associated Press | Local


County seeks grant for new senior center

Bulloch County commissioners hope to win a grant that will fund construction of a new senior citizens center to be built adjacent to the former ...

March 24, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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