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Brannon named Rotary's 2010 Citizen of the Year

Joe Bill Brannon thought he was invited to a Rotary Club meeting Monday to speak about the Statesboro Food Bank. But, the joint meeting of two clubs - the Rotary Club of Downtown Statesboro and the Rotary Club of Statesboro - was the annual Citizen of the Year Banquet, and Brannon was the guest of honor.

February 22, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Mornings unPHILtered - Economy, education, water top hopeful’s to-do list

Monday's guest on "Mornings unPHILtered" was David Poythress, a Democratic candidate for governor. Poythress said the three main reasons he wants to be governor are: to help fix the economy, solve water issues, and to improve public education throughout the state.

February 22, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Man killed Saturday in single vehicle accident

A Statesboro man was killed Saturday night after the rollback wrecker he was driving left the roadway on Zettwell Road, according to Georgia State Patrol reports.

February 22, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Feed Statesboro opens Soup Kitchen Tuesday

A new philanthropic endeavor in Bulloch County, Feeding Statesboro, will serve its first soup kitchen meal during the noon hour Tuesday.

February 21, 2010 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


Two killed in accident on 301 South and Oakwood Drive

Two men were killed and two other victims of a Saturday night crash on U.S. 301 South were airlifted to a Savannah Hospital, said Bulloch County Coroner Jake Futch.

February 20, 2010 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Funeral Club opens Friday at the Averitt Center

Hunt Larkin Funeral Homes in the fictional town of Winnsboro, Ga., may be one of the few funeral homes in the country staffed entirely by women.

February 20, 2010 | Special to the Herald | Local


Calling all entries for Statesboro Film Festival 2010

With 17 entries ranging from a documentary to music videos to a spoof of the B horror movies of the 1950s to a man born with the face of a clown, the 2009 Statesboro Film Festival was an exciting evening for short film lovers of all genres.

February 20, 2010 | From Staff Reports | Local


Open house heralds coming of Hearts and Hands Clinic

For Pastor John Long, it didn't take much to convince the members of his Son's Light Fellowship Baptist Church to help the Hearts and Minds Health Clinic.

February 20, 2010 | By JAMES HEALY | Local


The school system’s ‘tech’ man

Throughout the Bulloch County public school system, there is hardly a person whose task probably was made easier because of the efforts of Herman Metcalf. Metcalf helped bring the Internet into every classroom in every public school throughout the county.

February 19, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Mornings unPHILtered - Taste of Downtown to return

The guest on the Mornings unPHILtered show was Allen Muldrew, the Director of Statesboro's Downtown Development Authority. Muldrew came on the show to talk about the First Friday event on March 5. Muldrew said First Friday would be another Taste of Downtown, in which people can sample local cuisine.

February 19, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


February 20 - Statesboro Police Arrests Zachary Stephen Carpenter, 22, Rosedown Way, Lawrenceville

Note: All information included in this report is taken from law enforcement incident reports and arrest records, which are public records and available for review at any and all local law enforcement agencies. Not every arrest leads to a conviction. Guilt or innocence is determined by the court system.

February 19, 2010 | From Staff Reports | Local


Mornings unPHILtered - Hearts and Hands Clinic set to open

Host Phil Boyum welcomed two guests Thursday to the "Mornings unPHILtered" show who are spearheading an effort to open a free health clinic in Statesboro.

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


Cleaning up history - Eagle Scout takes on John Abbot gravesite project

Englishman John Abbot is one of America's most famous wildlife painters. His work was so valued that the famed scientist Charles Darwin studied his paintings in London before setting on his explorations that led to his theory of evolution.

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


Keith Barber to become municipal court judge

After an executive session at Tuesday evening's meeting, the Statesboro City Council unanimously voted to offer a contract to a new municipal court judge.

February 17, 2010 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


18-month-old fights for life after fire

All three victims of a West Main Street house fire Tuesday underwent several surgeries late Tuesday evening and Wednesday in efforts to save their lives.

February 17, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


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Nevils man accused of using a knife to threaten others

Bulloch County sheriff's deputies used Tasers on a man they said was threatening others with a knife on Saturday at a Martin Lanier Road ...

July 25, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


Georgia appeals court finds 'upskirting' is not against the law

ATLANTA - A man admitted he surreptitiously took cellphone video up a woman's skirt while she shopped at a grocery store, but a Georgia court ...

July 25, 2016 | | Local


Big Kat boss on a roll

With his trademarked Big Kat Buggy and its innovative hitch mount, Statesboro-based entrepreneur Kevin Rackleff has made two winning trips to Vegas this year.

July 25, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice — Boro updates: Painted Chef, Cheeky Bliss and more

Every few weeks, I work to update you on business activity around the community. I base these updates on questions asked to the Statesboro Herald ...

July 25, 2016 | | Local


Even more vigilant

Being a law enforcement officer is a dangerous occupation by nature, but following recent attacks on officers, simply going to work is becoming more of ...

July 23, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Habitat settles into new neighborhood

As Habitat for Humanity of Bulloch County looks forward to late summer, its recently relocated Spike's Habitat ReStore is teeming with customers every Friday ...

July 23, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Tuesday runoff will decide three races

Voters Tuesday, along with those who have already voted during early voting the past three weeks, will decide who will be the next Ogeechee Circuit ...

July 23, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Eagles to retain 2014 Sun Belt Championship

Earlier this month, the NCAA handed down sanctions to Georgia Southern's football program stemming from two separate incidents of academic impropriety during the 2013 ...

July 22, 2016 | Mike Anthony | Local


Bulloch County Historical Society meeting Monday

The Bulloch County Historical Society will hold its monthly meeting Monday, presenting the program, "Georgia's Crazy Days: The Three Governors Crisis," presented by Joe ...

July 22, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


BOE undecided on what to do with $950K from old school

At its most recent meeting, the Bulloch County Board of Education remained undecided on what to do with $950,000 from the sale of the ...

July 22, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Verizon to give away 250 backpacks to area children

A local business is "giving back to the community" by offering free back-to-school backpacks for area children in need.

July 22, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


Bryan withdraws from police chief search

Statesboro Police Deputy Chief Rob Bryan announced Thursday he is withdrawing his application seeking to be selected as the city's next police chief.

July 21, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


City studying water bill credits

Will credits reducing the city of Statesboro's water bills extend to people who are either age 65 and older or have low incomes, or ...

July 20, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Inmate helps stricken guard

A prison work detail began as usual Monday morning, but an unexpected turn of events ended with a guard, experiencing a possible stroke, being airlifted ...

July 20, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Trump triumphs as GOP nominee

CLEVELAND - United for a night, Republicans nominated Donald Trump Tuesday as their presidential standard-bearer, capping the billionaire businessman's stunning takeover of the GOP and ...

July 19, 2016 | By JULIE PACE AP White House correspondent | Local


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