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'Celebrating the Dream'

If Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. had been among the light crowd of people watching Statesboro's parade in his honor Monday, he would have seen smiling children waving flags, chanting "God Bless America."

January 16, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Herald to celebrate 75th year of its founding

We're getting ready to celebrate and we want all of Bulloch County to join us!

January 14, 2012 | From staff reports | Local


1920s coming to the Averitt Center

Are you a musician who would love a hand-crafted guitar? Or perhaps a former baseball player who would enjoy a batting lesson from an expert? Or maybe all you want is "Elvis" to come and sing at your party?

January 14, 2012 | | Local


Candidates: Change a must

Four of five Republican candidates in the race for Georgia's 12th District Congressional seat visited Statesboro Thursday, meeting and greeting a group of about 60 citizens at RJ's Steak and Seafood.

January 14, 2012 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


'Rural Listening Tour' comes to Boro

Congressman John Barrow paid a visit to Statesboro Friday as part of his "Rural Listening Tour." He told about 40 people at the Bulloch County Center for Agriculture that it was his 18th stop this week as he visited counties in the 12th Congressional District in order to discuss issues and listen to citizens' concerns.

January 13, 2012 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Three arrested in auto break-ins

Bulloch County Sheriff's investigators linked a suspicious vehicle to several entering auto cases in the Hunter's Pointe area, and with the help of Savannah police, arrested three suspects in the cases.

January 13, 2012 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Man charged with molesting mother of his child

A man who accompanied the teenage mother of his infant child to the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office while she filed a battery complaint against him was also arrested on child molestation charges.

January 12, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


AfterSchool programs earn honor

The AfterSchool programs at Brooklet, Sallie Zetterower and Julia P. Bryant elementary schools recently were accredited by the Council on Accreditation, a national agency that evaluates after school programs.

January 12, 2012 | Special to the Herald | Local


Teaching children about fire safety

Volunteers for a local non-profit are trying to increase fire-safety awareness at a time when it matters most.

January 11, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Murder drops off top cause of death list

ATLANTA - For the first time in almost half a century, homicide has fallen off the list of the nation's top 15 causes of death, bumped by a lung illness that often develops in elderly people who have choked on their food.

January 11, 2012 | By MIKE STOBBE AP Medical Writer | Local


Parade, activities set for Monday

Monday marks the national day of observance for civil rights icon Martin Luther King Jr. and Statesboro residents will celebrate the hero in traditional fashion.

January 10, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Suspect pleads guilty in shooting

A man charged in shooting a friend after an argument plead guilty to voluntary manslaughter last week, said Ogeechee Judicial Circuit Assistant District Attorney Michael Muldrew.

January 10, 2012 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


It's a big year for Bulloch elections

Having to host at least three elections and for the first time open doors to weekend voting, Bulloch County's poll workers and locations are in for a busy 2012.

January 09, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Details emerge on family buried in desecrated cemetery

While Bulloch County Sheriff's investigators have yet to learn who desecrated two graves in an old family cemetery off Old River Road South, additional information about the family buried there recently came to surface.

January 09, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Barrow: New district has same issues

Last year's Republican-led reapportionment shifted hundreds of thousands of people in and out of the 12th District, but the Democratic incumbent, U.S. Rep. John Barrow, says the district's concerns remain the same.

January 09, 2012 | By AL HACKLE Herald Writer | Local


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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


3 arrested in home invasion shooting, burglary

Three suspects are in custody and one is expected to turn himself in regarding two separate incidents on Dec. 29 - a home invasion shooting and ...

January 16, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Women’s March downtown Sunday

For the second annual Statesboro Women's March, organizers are bringing the event downtown to places where votes count and are counted, in keeping with ...

January 16, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Second suspect charged in car theft hit and run investigation

Evans County sheriff's investigators have charged a second suspect in a fatal hit-and-run incident involving a car theft ring on Jan. 5.

January 16, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Stepping into Statesboro, out of retirement

The King James Version of Proverbs 16:9 says, "A man's heart deviseth his way, but the Lord directeth his steps."

January 16, 2018 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


MLK Day parade draws diverse crowd downtown

A moderate crowd braved the chilly wind Monday, with spectators bundled in coats and hats, ready to enjoy the annual Martin Luther King Jr. celebration ...

January 15, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


MLK speaker: 'Leave it better than you found it'

Sounding the keynote at the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day community service in Statesboro, Dr. Torian White called on listeners to leave their community ...

January 15, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Local DAR chapter honors president of the Children of the American Revolution

A local civic organization honored Erin Catherine Moore, national president of the Children of the American Revolution, with an afternoon tea and reception Saturday at ...

January 15, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


Fox funds light up Emma Kelly

A nearly $40,000 project to add color-programmable LED lighting above the Emma Kelly Theater's stage represents the first third of about $120,000 ...

January 15, 2018 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Amy Kitching set to open 'Statesboro Thrives'

When you drive through downtown Statesboro you can witness the magical transformation of one of Statesboro's former landmarks at 116 Savannah Avenue. For decades ...

January 15, 2018 | | Local


AgSouth Farm Credit welcomes back Christy Marsh

Theron Anderson, director of SMM & Related Services at AgSouth Farm Credit, announced that Christy Marsh has joined the cooperative as Country Home loan manager. Marsh ...

January 15, 2018 | Special to the Herald | Local


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