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Advance voting in progress for city council

Early voting for the Statesboro city council election is under way as citizens prepare to select two council members and a mayor for new four-year terms.

October 14, 2009 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


Susan Oliver opens art show Friday at Averitt

The Susan Oliver Invitational is set to debut at the Averitt Center for the Arts in downtown Statesboro. The collection of her paintings opens Friday during a 7 p.m. reception at the Averitt Center and continues through Nov. 27.

October 14, 2009 | Special to the Herald | Local


Meet the city council candidates Tuesday

Six Statesboro City Council candidates will face-off next Tuesday for a candidate forum at the Averitt Center for the Arts.

October 14, 2009 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


For the love of the Fair

Sunday, when the 48th Annual Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair is over, and carnival workers have finished taking down rides, Statesboro Kiwanis Club members will begin planning next years' fair.

October 14, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Mornings unPHILtered - Joe Brannen discusses becoming Statesboro Mayor

Wednesday's guest on the "Mornings unPHILtered" show was Statesboro Mayor-to-be Joe Brannen. In early September, mayoral candidate DeWayne Grice withdrew from the mayoral race just 15 minutes after Brannen had entered the race.

October 14, 2009 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


The art of the Fair

While screams echo from the midway outside, the atmosphere in the Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair arts and crafts display building is calm and soothing. People browse among chicken wire structures containing treasured artwork, hand painted rocks, crocheted clothing, intricately designed ornaments and more.

October 13, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


2 locals chosen to serve on state water task force

Last week, Governor Sonny Perdue hosted the first meeting of the newly-formed water contingency task force, which included two individuals from Bulloch County.

October 13, 2009 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


Mornings unPHILtered - 'Gaels' help Irish Studies at GSU

Tuesday's first guest on "Mornings unPHILtered" was Dr. Howard Keeley, director of the Georgia Southern Center for Irish Studies. Dr. Keeley, who has a Ph.D. in Irish Literature, also teaches literature at the college.

October 13, 2009 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Police arrest 1 armed robbery suspect

Claxton Police arrested a man suspected in four Bulloch County armed robberies after he robbed a Claxton convenience store clerk at knife point Sunday afternoon.

October 13, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local




Rain washes away parade

Floats were soggy, marching bands were soaked and fire trucks used their windshield wipers Monday as they waited in line for the 48th Annual Kiwanis Ogeechee Parade to begin. But, it never did.

October 12, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Mornings unPHILtered - Biz school earns prestigious ranking

Monday's first guest on the "Mornings unPhiltered show" was Georgia Southern College of Business Administration's Dean Dr. Ron Shiffler.

October 12, 2009 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


4 weekend armed robberies

Four convenience store armed robberies over the weekend - three out in the county and one inside the Statesboro city limits - have Statesboro Police and Bulloch County Sheriff's investigators seeking information about possibly three suspects.

October 12, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Studio Statesboro - Walk for Diabetes at Mill Creek Park; Bulloch History Moment

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October 12, 2009 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


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House OKs protection for clergy refusing gay marriage

ATLANTA - Georgia lawmakers on Thursday approved a bill explicitly stating that religious officials can refuse to perform gay marriages, their first significant action on a ...

February 11, 2016 | By KATHLEEN FOODY | Local


Longtime businessman reaching for county commission seat

Longtime Statesboro businessman Jasper "Jappy" Stringer announced Wednesday he intends to qualify to run for seat 2C of the Bulloch County Commission.

February 11, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Register mayor suspended

Register Town council members suspended Mayor John Williams and another town employee Tuesday night in the wake of Williams' admission that he improperly disposed of ...

February 11, 2016 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


Mims seeking BOE District 7 seat

Heather Mims, a mother of five children, a school council member at two of the Bulloch County Schools and currently a substitute teacher, has announced ...

February 10, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Register teen hopes to share God’s love, grace

Nineteen-year-old Cierra Crowe is taking a huge leap of faith. She is moving from Register to Kireka, Uganda, next week for the sole purpose of ...

February 09, 2016 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Ethridge will not seek re-election to commission

Bulloch County Commissioner Carolyn Ethridge announced Monday that she does not plan to seek re-election to the commission.

February 09, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


A degree in caring

These weren't his exact words, but 2016 Rotary Citizen of the Year David Ball said he got a degree in caring.

February 08, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Fees waived downtown

Last week, Statesboro City Council restored an incentive program for redevelopment in the downtown district that had waived almost $200,000 in building permit, water ...

February 08, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Sobe Nails creates an upscale experience

With Valentine's Day coming up Sunday, many of you are still looking for the perfect gift idea.

February 08, 2016 | By DeWAYNE GRICE dgrice@statesboroherald.com | Local


Do not pass

While Monday's collision between a school bus and tractor-trailer rig did not involve illegal passing, it calls attention to the fact that a vast ...

February 08, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Truck driver charged after plowing into school bus

The driver of an 18-wheeler that struck a school bus in Statesboro on Monday morning has been charged with following too closely, according to Georgia ...

February 08, 2016 | By JIM HEALY and HOLLI SAXON jhealy@statesboroherald.com | Local


Portal man killed in Pembroke accident

Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department's Major Accident Investigation Team responded to an vehicular accident on the 500 block of Ft. Argyle Road that claimed the ...

February 08, 2016 | From Staff Reports | Local


Broncos D dominates, Denver wins Super Bowl 50

SANTA CLARA, Calif. - Peyton Manning gave himself a chance to have Super ending to his career, and Von Miller and the Denver defense made the ...

February 07, 2016 | By BARRY WILNER Associated Press | Local


2016 Film Festival set for April 15

The Statesboro Herald and the Averitt Center for the Arts are teaming up again for the Eighth Annual Statesboro Film Festival to find and honor ...

February 07, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


In case of emergency

As part of Severe Weather Preparedness Week, Bulloch County Schools' students, faculty and staff practiced an emergency plan in the event of a tornado warning ...

February 07, 2016 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Local


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