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Gifts needed for annual Motorcade

The City of Statesboro is seeking donations for the 52nd Annual Mayor's Christmas Motorcade, where municipal leaders head up the drive to bring holiday treats and supplies to patients at area mental health hospitals.

November 23, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Police: Men scam woman out of $10,000

Statesboro police said two men scammed an elderly South Zetterower Avenue woman Friday, making her think they were helping her when they were likely casing the place and planning to steal from her.

November 23, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Busy season for food banks

Going into the 2010 holiday season, food banks that serve the needy in Statesboro, Claxton and Sylvania are reporting increased demand.

November 22, 2010 | By AL HACKLE Special to the Herald | Local


Police step up holiday patrols

For most university and college students, holidays are a time to go home, enjoy friends and family, and relax away from the strains of school. But for burglars, it's time to go to work.

November 22, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


GSU partnership pays off

At Portal Middle High School, pairing biology graduate students from Georgia Southern University with the school's energetic science teacher has resulted in students performing DNA experiments just like today's leading forensic scientists.

November 20, 2010 | By HAYLEY GREENE Special to the Herald | Local


Queensborough National Bank robbed

A man walked into Queensborough National Bank Friday afternoon, aimed a handgun wrapped in a plastic bag at a teller, and demanded cash, said Statesboro Police Det. Sgt. James Winskey.

November 19, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Police discover 'rolling' meth lab near Nevils

A state trooper's decision to patrol rural dirt roads in the Nevils area Friday led to a manhunt after two suspects with a rolling meth lab fled on foot. The search centered around a section of Henry Futch Road off Old Groveland Road.

November 19, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Lannie Lee's family takes local honor

Bulloch County farmer Lannie Lee beamed with pride Friday as he accepted a plaque listing his family as the 2010 Bulloch County Farm Family of the Year, an honor bestowed by the Statesboro - Bulloch County Chamber of Commerce Agribusiness committee.

November 19, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Queensborough National Bank robbed

Law enforcement officials are currently seeking a suspect in an armed robbery that ocurred at Queensborough National Bank on Zetterower Avenue at 4:20 Friday afternoon. Check back here for more details later.

November 19, 2010 | Staff report | Local


Students from BA make trip to NYC

Almost every child in America has watched the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City at some point in their life. Many may have dreamed afterwards of actually marching in the parade through the heart of New York.

November 18, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Operation Medicine Drop

Over 35,000 pills, weighing almost 40 pounds, won't ever make it to contaminate ground water or cause a child to accidentally overdose, thanks to an effort by the Coalition for a Drug Free Bulloch County. Saturday, Nov. 13, citizens brought unused, unwanted or expired medicines to four local [pharmacies to be disposed of by incineration as part of "Operation Medicine Drop," an event that will hopefully be a regular service to the community.

November 18, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Two arrested on multiple drug charges

After a month-long investigation, Statesboro Police Crime Suppression Unit agents arrested two men on marijuana charges, including sale of the drug near Statesboro High School.

November 17, 2010 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Interim city manager gets raise

Statesboro City Council members voted Tuesday to extend interim city manager Frank Parker's contract by six months, as well as give him a raise. Councilman Travis Chance opposed the other council member's votes, stating he did not agree with spending more money when the original reason for hiring Parker was to save money.

November 17, 2010 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Drive aims at 3,000-plus shoebox gifts

This week local people, centered on First Presbyterian Church, are gathering more than 3,000 shoeboxes packed with personal hygiene and small clothing items, school supplies and toys for boys and girls in countries hit by poverty, natural disasters or war.

November 17, 2010 | By AL HACKLE Special to the Herald | Local


Ogeechee Tech holds scholarship banquet

About 40 Ogeechee Technical College students enjoyed a banquet Monday in honor of their being awarded scholarships. Statesboro's Bruce Yawn offered a bit of humor and some sage advice as keynote speaker, telling students to pursue their dreams and never give up.

November 16, 2010 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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Historic assembly comes to Boro

The 83rd annual Georgia State Assembly of the Daughters of the American Colonists came to Statesboro over the weekend. The St. Philip's Parish Chapter ...

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


State on cusp of allowing direct sales by breweries

In 2017, craft breweries appear to be on the verge of getting just about everything they've wanted from the Georgia General Assembly in terms ...

February 18, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Daughter, grandson charged in elder abuse

A Candler County sheriff's investigator arrested a woman and her adult son after finding deplorable conditions when performing a welfare check on an elderly ...

February 17, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Georgia House panel approves bill allowing guns on campus

ATLANTA - Licensed gun owners could carry concealed handguns on public college campuses under legislation that began advancing Thursday in the Georgia House despite the Republican ...

February 17, 2017 | By KATHLEEN FOODY Associated Press | Local


Merger pending, Armstrong gets interim president

In news this week related to the merger of Armstrong State University with Georgia Southern University, an interim president has been appointed to lead Armstrong ...

February 17, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Man charged in strong-arm robbery

A strong-arm robbery suspect faces charges after reportedly assaulting another man on Hill Street on Monday.

February 15, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


School system to hire 3 principals

The Bulloch County schools posted job notices this week seeking principals for Southeast Bulloch High School, Mill Creek Elementary School and Portal Elementary School.

February 15, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


Bulloch’s Deputy of the Year

Law enforcement wasn't the first career choice for Bulloch County sheriff's Sr. Deputy Maurice Lester. In fact, he spent 22 years working for ...

February 15, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Alice follows the White Rabbit to the Boro

Bits N' Pieces Puppet Theatre will bring the beloved children's classic, "Alice in Wonderland," to the Emma Kelly Theater for a Family Night Out ...

February 14, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


Prayer service held for local resident with leukemia

Family, friends and community members gathered last week for a prayer service at Connection Church for local resident Clay Chandler, owner of Chandler Roofing.

February 14, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Police shoot armed truck theft suspect

An armed man who was shot Monday by law enforcement as they were pursuing a stolen vehicle on Interstate 16 in Emanuel County remains in ...

February 14, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Rotarians honor High as Citizen of the Year

Dr. James A. "Jimmy" High retired from his orthodontics practice in 2009 after 34 years but now provides free dental care at the Hearts & Hands ...

February 13, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Cobbtown teen arrested on molestation charges

Statesboro police arrested a Cobbtown teen on charges of child molestation after an investigation into an incident in Statesboro in December.

February 13, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Boro native joins Guido Evangelism Ministry in Metter

A Statesboro native and recent Georgia Southern University graduate, Win Lee took over last week as director of Evangelism and Discipleship of Guido Ministries and ...

February 13, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Georgia GOP proposing new state role in struggling schools

ATLANTA - The state would have broad authority to intervene in struggling schools and make significant changes to staff and management under legislation introduced by Georgia ...

February 13, 2017 | By KATHLEEN FOODY Associated Press | Local


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