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Whale activists file suit to free Lolita

SEATTLE - Supporters have offered $1 million for her release. Annual demonstrations have demanded her return to the Northwest. Over the years, celebrities, schoolchildren and even a Washington state governor have campaigned to free Lolita, a killer whale captured from Puget Sound waters in 1970 and who has been performing at Miami Seaquarium for the past four decades.

December 02, 2011 | By PHUONG LE Associated Press | Local


State-honored Magnolia String Quartet set to perform

After winning the state chamber music competition last month, Georgia Southern University's Magnolia String Quartet will represent Georgia at the Music Teachers National Association regional competitions in January.

December 02, 2011 | By AL HACKLE Herald Writer | Local


Woman, teens charged in robbery

Bulloch County Sheriff's deputies arrested a woman and two teenagers they say were involved in the Tuesday robbery of a Hispanic grocery store on U.S. 301 South.

December 01, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


OTC named top tech college in the state

Ogeechee Technical College was named Thursday the state's Technical College of the Year. The announcement was made during the Board of the Technical College System of Georgia's monthly meeting in Atlanta.

December 01, 2011 | From Staff Reports | Local


4 arrested on meth, other drug charges

A tip to drug agents resulted in four arrests Wednesday after drug agents discovered methamphetamine, components of a meth lab and other drugs in a Buchan Road home near Pembroke.

December 01, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


DAR names Bulloch judge influential woman of history

A woman who made a career of shattering the proverbial glass ceiling and whose contributions to Bulloch County span more than four decades was honored Thursday by the Archibald Bulloch Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR).

December 01, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Stolen truck leaves man homeless

A man whose truck was stolen the day before Thanksgiving said the woman who did so took more than his ride – she took his home.

November 30, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Holiday display helps feed the hungry

There's a glow out on Old River Road North, and it lures people bearing gifts. Sound familiar? No, it's not the wise men visiting Baby Jesus, but in a sense, the spirit is the same.

November 30, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Second burglary suspect turns himself in

A man sought in connection to a couple of burglaries last week turned himself in Monday, but added charges to his name after trying to smuggle in contraband.

November 30, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Council, public discuss alcohol ordinance

A collection of citizens filled council chambers Tuesday to hammer out details of the city's reformed and soon-to-pass alcohol ordinance with the group of officials responsible for implementing it.

November 29, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Claxton woman charged with murder

A Statesboro woman was killed Sunday during a domestic dispute when another woman shot her in the head, according to reports.

November 29, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


‘Quick Start’ for Great Dane

Bulloch County's newest manufacturing business Great Dane Trailers, along with the Georgia Quick Start program and Ogeechee Technical College, announced plans Tuesday to help train the company's projected 400 new employees.

November 29, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


Council seeks citizen input on alcohol ordinance

Statesboro City Council could move one step closer to finalizing the city's new alcohol ordinance when it hosts an open public hearing today at City Hall.

November 28, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Chili Town, Santa, holiday music and more at December F1rst Friday event

For a short time this holiday season, Santa Claus will not be in a North Pole workshop prepping for his big night. The Christmas icon will instead be beard-deep in a bowl of homemade chili, kicking off the holiday in a way only the Downtown Statesboro Development Authority (DSDA) can.

November 28, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Bound for the Red Planet

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - A rover of "monster truck" proportions zoomed toward Mars on an 8½-month, 354 million-mile journey Saturday, the biggest, best equipped robot ever sent to explore another planet.

November 26, 2011 | By MARCIA DUNN AP Aerospace Writer | Local


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Bulloch REACH scholars chart path to college

Bulloch County Schools recently honored six new REACH Georgia Scholars at a signing ceremony at the Board of Education's central office. Each scholar now ...

November 18, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Bulloch County superintendent gets 1-year contract

By a 5-1 vote after two of the eight members left during a protracted meeting Thursday night, the Bulloch County Board of Education extended Superintendent ...

November 18, 2017 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Statesboro World War II veteran recounts time in Italy

For most, information pertinent to World War II is but a faint memory from a history class. A limited few can recall details as broadcast ...

November 18, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER | Special to the Herald | Local


Statesboro twins face double trouble

Twin brothers were arrested Thursday on outstanding warrants after appearing in traffic court.

November 17, 2017 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


Bulloch welcomes new 4-H leader

One of Bulloch County's own has traveled full circle as Susannah Martin Lanier, a passionate 4-H member in her school days, joins the Bulloch ...

November 17, 2017 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


2017 Farm City Week in Bulloch County - 'Never too busy to help'

(Note: Look for a more in-depth story on Wade Hodges and his family in the Thanksgiving edition of the Herald on Thursday.)

November 17, 2017 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


Georgia congressman still pushing for Savannah harbor funds

SAVANNAH – A Georgia congressman said Friday the state's lawmakers still hope to boost federal funding to deepen the busy shipping channel to the Port ...

November 17, 2017 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


Listening to God

Bulloch County resident and Southeast Bulloch High School graduate Bryan Piet admits that he was a rebellious and defiant teen and often disrespected authority. But ...

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


Metter homicide suspect remains at large

The search for a Metter man wanted on murder charges continues as Akeem Ajima Lanier remains at large.

November 16, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Shopping by Lantern Light 6-8 p.m. Tuesday

The Main Street Farmers Market will wrap up its 10th season with a final regular weekly market Saturday morning and then put a bow on ...

November 16, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


OTC breaks ground for Workforce Training

Contractor crews had real groundwork underway when officials ceremonially turned shovels Wednesday on Ogeechee Technical College's sixth major building, the $10 million, almost 35 ...

November 15, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Piebald buck bagged near Brooklet

The text message Brooklet resident Travis Wilson received Wednesday morning was only two words, but he knew what they meant to his friend Jim Doud.

November 15, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Please take the Statesboro Herald's reader survey

More than 200 people have filled out a survey about the Statesboro Herald in the past two weeks and Penny Marz now has a $100 ...

November 15, 2017 | By JIM HEALY | Local


‘Jury’ scam returns to Bulloch

A familiar scam seems to have taken on renewed life recently in Statesboro and Bulloch County, as a number of school board employees and local ...

November 14, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


SPD arrests 2 men with cocaine at Walmart

Responding to a report of illegal drug activity at the Walmart Supercenter Monday night, Statesboro police arrested two men on cocaine charges.

November 14, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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