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Colby Parker selected as STAR student

Bulloch County students and teachers gathered for the annual STAR Student/Teacher Banquet at the Holiday Inn in Statesboro Tuesday, on an evening in which the program's brightest star was shining more than 1,000 miles away.

February 23, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Stolen car chase ends in 'pit' maneuver

A man police said was driving a stolen car was slightly injured Tuesday afternoon when a Georgia State trooper stopped him by performing a "pit maneuver."

February 23, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Swap, Buy or Sell for Feb. 23, 2011

Listen to Swap, Buy or Sell for Feb. 23, 2011

February 23, 2011 | | Local


Swap, Buy or Sell for Feb. 22, 2011

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February 22, 2011 | | Local


A natural gas solution

The bulky people-movers Georgia Southern University employs to transport its students around campus are far from thought when identifying clean, environmentally friendly vehicles found on Statesboro city streets.

February 21, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Swap, Buy or Sell for Feb. 21, 2011

Swap, Buy or Sell for Feb. 21, 2011

February 21, 2011 | | Local


Calling all film makers

With 13 entries ranging from a murder mystery with earthworms to Captain Video to the "Love Thief," the 2010 Statesboro Film Festival was an exciting evening for short film lovers of all genres.

February 19, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


N.C. native brings focus to schools

In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, Bulloch County was suffering wounds that desperately needed to be healed. Former slaves and children of former slaves faced new "freedom." George Franklin Campbell used his voice and helping hand to reach out to African Americans in Bulloch.

February 19, 2011 | By VALARIE THOMPSON Special to the Herald | Local


Two arrested in Nov. bank robbery

Two suspects in a Statesboro bank robbery that occurred last November turned themselves in this week, said Statesboro Public Safety Director Wendell Turner.

February 19, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Click for Statesboro crime info

Statesboro residents can now check on crime in the city with the click of a mouse.

February 18, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


A forum for Statesboro artists

Elaine Schneider, who is gallery coordinator for the Averitt Center for the Arts, spent part of Thursday afternoon hanging art with Ida Waters in the second floor elevator lobby.

February 17, 2011 | by JAMES HEALY | Local


Swap, Buy or Sell for Feb. 18, 2011

Listen to Swap, Buy or Sell for February 18, 2011

February 17, 2011 | | Local


Plan to rescue HOPE OK'd by Deal

ATLANTA - Gov. Nathan Deal and legislative leaders have agreed on a plan to rescue Georgia's cash-strapped HOPE scholarship that would cap the awards so they no longer rise as tuition does, effectively ending a 20-year-old audacious promise: free public college tuition to any student who earned a B average or better.

February 17, 2011 | By DORIE TURNER and ERRIN HAINES Associated Press | Local


Sunday alcohol sales likely dead for now

ATLANTA - After a fast start and little initial opposition, the issue of Sunday liquor sales is likely dead for this year's Georgia legislative session.

February 17, 2011 | By ERRIN HAINES Associated Press | Local


Friends, indeed, of the library

A more than $17,000 donation made to the Statesboro Regional Library will allow the facility to purchase new computers and fund future programs for area children.

February 17, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


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Sen. Hill to keynote annual Deen Day Smith Awards banquet

Senator Jack Hill, who has represented Statesboro, Bulloch County and District 4 in the Georgia State Senate since 1990, will be the keynote speaker Tuesday ...

April 29, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Two trains they called Nancy Hanks

People who remember riding a train called the Nancy Hanks from Savannah to Atlanta actually rode the Nancy Hanks II, and the trains weren't ...

April 29, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


BOE adopts raises, ‘local values’

With Thursday's tentative adoption of a 2017-18 budget, the Bulloch County Board of Education backed not just the state-funded teacher raise, but a 2-percent ...

April 29, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Relay brings fun, folks and funds

They rocked in chairs under a tent, enjoying the cool breeze from fans as they swapped stories about their individual battles with cancer.

April 28, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


UPDATE: Two airlifted after car collides with school bus

A man and his 8-month-old daughter were each airlifted to hospitals Friday morning after a collision with a Bulloch County school bus.

April 28, 2017 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


Cagle to address GS graduation

Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle will be keynote speaker for Georgia Southern University's Saturday, May 6, graduation for students receiving baccalaureate degrees.

April 27, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


‘Georgia on My Mind’ flower show exhibits the splendor of spring

Flowers were blooming Friday at the Statesboro Convention and Visitors Bureau on South Main Street, where the Bulloch Council of Garden Clubs presented its biannual ...

April 27, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Jenkins County hospital closing

Another rural hospital is closing its doors in Georgia.

April 26, 2017 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


99 years of vivid memories

Guests and members of the Friends of the Library received a rare treat Monday night at the annual Friends of the Library meeting.

April 26, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


OTC closing its police academy

The 12 members of the final class of Ogeechee Technical College's Law Enforcement Academy are scheduled to graduate May 4 in the Kennedy Auditorium ...

April 26, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Cancer survivor: “Relay saved my life”

When the 2017 Bulloch County Relay for Life unfolds at the Kiwanis Ogeechee Fairgrounds on Friday, the night's event will mean different things for ...

April 26, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Parks, sidewalks get dots of concern

Interested in parks, the local economy, sidewalks and other things, about 65 people dropped in during the city of Statesboro's first two strategic planning ...

April 25, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Benefit to help infant with rare brain condition

Elizabeth "Kate" Hall entered the world on Aug. 30, 2015, and Margaret Hall, Kate's mom, remembers thinking, "Kate is the epitome of a perfect ...

April 25, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Empty restaurants in Statesboro

After 18 years in business, the Statesboro Applebee's closed April 7, leaving a restaurant building designed for a particular brand vacant in a part ...

April 24, 2017 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Forestry official: Okefenokee fire could burn for 6 months

SAVANNAH - A wildfire that has scorched more than 70 square miles of public lands near the Georgia-Florida state line could burn for the next six ...

April 24, 2017 | | Local


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