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Census may alter Boro voting

With the release of 2010 Census figures, the City of Statesboro is beginning the process of evaluating population growth and determining whether the city's five districts need to be reshaped.

April 08, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Listen to Vince Johnson's daily report from The Masters

Day 2 begins at Augusta and Vince Johnson looks at the storylines going into the second round of The Masters.

April 08, 2011 | | Local


Dems pitch HOPE plan

Georgia Democrats are conducting a statewide listening and speaking tour this week to gather support for a plan that would allow current high school seniors and college students to retain their full HOPE Scholarships.

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


Report: Man drives car off ramp, punches his rescuer

A man who drove his car onto a display ramp at a local car dealership was arrested after the car caught fire and he punched a man trying to save him.

April 07, 2011 | By HOLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Two arrested after chase in Nevils area

A traffic stop by a Georgia State Patrol Nighthawk trooper ended in a foot chase and drug arrests Wednesday.

April 07, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


‘Porker Run’ to help fight diabetes

The ongoing effort by Georgia Southern football coach Jeff Monken and Statesboro businessman Bubba Hunt to earn the right to kiss a pig resumes Saturday with a "Porker Run" to benefit the American Diabetes Association's 2011 Kiss-a-Pig campaign.

April 06, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Special needs educator nominated for award

When Mitzi Proffitt learned of the Parent to Parent IMPACT Award, the agency's Southeast Georgia coordinator immediately thought of Don Garrick.

April 06, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Listen to Vince Johnson's daily report from The Masters

Listen to Vince Johnson's daily report from The Masters

April 06, 2011 | | Local


Straight line winds destroy home, uproot trees

Wild winds returned to the county early Tuesday morning, little more than a week after a tornado wrought havoc in the Portal area.

April 05, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Status quo for city manager position

The Statesboro City Council entered into executive session Tuesday, during its regularly scheduled meeting, to discuss personnel matters, including the outlook for filling its city manager position.

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


Better firefighter training

SYLVANIA - Propelling off a four-story building and withstanding temperatures of 1,800 degrees are just two exercises Sylvania's new fire training facility has to offer.

April 05, 2011 | By CRYSTAL WALKER cwalker@statesboroherald.com | Local


Swap, Buy or Sell - April 5, 2011

Listen to Swap, Buy or Sell - April 5, 2011

April 05, 2011 | | Local


Not too late for film fest entry

You know you've got that award-winning film in you, but you just need a little more time.

April 04, 2011 | by JAMES HEALY | Local


Boy, 7, burned while playing with gasoline

A 7-year-old boy was airlifted to a burn center in Augusta Monday afternoon after he was burned while playing with gasoline.

April 04, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Gentilly expects growth

With the "baby boom" generation hitting retirement age in record numbers, the demand for long-term care is increasing. Gentilly Gardens is meeting that demand by providing assisted living for those needing some extra help, as well as those with Alzheimers disease and dementia.

April 04, 2011 | By JAN MOORE | Local


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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


Statesboro declares itself a welcoming city

City Council adopted a resolution this week declaring Statesboro a "Safe and Inclusive Welcoming City for All People."

March 24, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


iGOT campaign raises $397,752

When the Ogeechee Technical College Foundation's 2017 iGOT campaign concluded Thursday evening, the total $397,752 resolved on a screen at the celebration.

March 23, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


BCCI inmates charged with smuggling tobacco

Two inmates at the Bulloch County Correctional Institute can probably expect extended sentences after being caught smuggling contraband Wednesday.

March 23, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Faulty sensor caused fire alarm at Statesboro High

A fire alarm that sounded Thursday afternoon at Statesboro High School was caused by a faulty sensor. There was no fire, said Bulloch County Schools ...

March 23, 2017 | From Staff Reports | Local


Already in peril, rural hospitals unsure on health care bill

CLAXTON - Talmadge Yarbrough had just sat down at his desk and opened a box of pecans when he let out a gasp that could have ...

March 22, 2017 | By RUSS BYNUM, REBECCA SANTANA and KATHLEEN FOODY Associated Press | Local


Man arrested in GATE armed robbery

A man police said robbed a Northside Drive East convenience store March 6 was arrested Tuesday in Warner Robins on traffic charges but will face ...

March 22, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Local foundation funds SPD ‘active shooter’ armor

The Statesboro Police Officers Foundation, led by local business people and civilian professionals, has granted the Statesboro Police Department $8,000 for additional body armor ...

March 22, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


In Republican 'burbs, Georgia election centers on a Democrat

ALPHARETTA - The garden room at Rivermont Golf and Country Club brims with Republican donors and activists, but Michael Fitzgerald wants to talk about Democrats.

March 21, 2017 | By BILL BARROW Associated Press | Local


Rodeo bringing new acts to town

Fall may mean fair time around Statesboro, but when spring rolls around, everyone knows it's rodeo time.

March 21, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Please have a cup of coffee with me

For the past month and a half, I've enjoyed the company of dozens of area residents who took me up on my offer to ...

March 20, 2017 | Jim Healy | Local


Blue Mile investment

As the deadline approaches for a final progress report in the America's Best Communities competition, Statesboro's Blue Mile committee is pointing to evidence ...

March 20, 2017 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Flight Factory officially taking off Saturday

Jerome Davis will cut the ribbon Saturday on the much anticipated Flight Factory Entertainment Center located at 158 East Parrish Street.

March 20, 2017 | | Local


Statesboro Realtors attend Legislative Day in Atlanta

Several Realtors from Statesboro Board of Realtors gathered alongside hundreds of their fellow Georgia Realtors for a day of advocacy and education at the Georgia ...

March 20, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


2 men arrested in drug-related murder

A Statesboro man faces murder charges for the drug-related shooting death of a man at The Grove Apartments March 9.

March 20, 2017 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


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