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Sunday alcohol sales on tap

A November vote to abolish blue laws in Statesboro, and subsequent amendment to the city's alcohol code, will for the first time allow residents to purchase alcohol on Sundays beginning this week.

December 09, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON | Local

New Mattie Lively school nears completion

Framework is all but complete and final details are coming into place at the new Mattie Lively Elementary School building on Debbie Drive.

December 08, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON | Local

Nation marks 70th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor

PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii - About 120 survivors of the Pearl Harbor bombing commemorated the Japanese attack and the thousands who lost their lives that day 70 years ago by observing a moment of silence on Wednesday.

December 07, 2011 | By AUDREY McAVOY Associated Press | Local

Crash victim remains critical

While a Statesboro grandfather and one of his grandsons injured in a crash Friday on Lakeview Road have returned home, a second boy remains in critical condition in a Savannah hospital.

December 07, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local

2 brothers charged with burglary

Bulloch County Sheriff's investigators charged two Rincon brothers with burglary in connection with several incidents in Stilson and Nevils.

December 07, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local

2 arrested in store burglaries

Bulloch County Sheriff's investigators arrested two men they say are responsible for six area convenience store burglaries.

December 06, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local

City chooses Leaphart as City Attorney

Statesboro City Council reached an agreement Tuesday to offer a vacated city attorney position to one of two final candidates for the job.

December 06, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON | Local

Council to vote on alcohol code, discuss new attorney

In its only scheduled meeting in December, Statesboro City Council could adopt amendments to the city's alcohol code that will allow for Sunday alcohol sales to begin this week.

December 05, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON | Local

How might Post Office closings affect you?

WASHINGTON - Already mocked by some as "snail mail," first-class U.S. mail will slow even more by next spring under plans by the cash-strapped U.S. Postal Service to eliminate more than 250 processing centers. Nearly 30,000 workers would be laid off, too, as the post office struggles to respond to a shift to online communication and bill payments.

December 05, 2011 | By HOPE YEN Associated Press | Local

Two boys severely injured in crash

Two boys remain in serious condition after a three-car wreck Friday night at the intersection of Lakeview Road and Old River Road North.

December 05, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local

Police: Drug suspect also wanted in rape

In working with agents from other agencies to solve a drug case, Statesboro Police arrested a man who was also wanted on rape charges.

December 05, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local

Police: Man molested girl, 13

A man is behind bars after a woman told Statesboro Police he molested her juvenile child.

December 05, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local

Coca-Cola cans going back to red

PORTLAND, Ore. - Coca-Cola Co. is bringing red back for its annual holiday cans after a white design drew criticism from purists.

December 03, 2011 | The Associated Press | Local

Coat drive helps keep people warm in winter

With cold weather already making an appearance, it's time for coats and sweaters. Unfortunately, many people can't afford warm clothing.

December 03, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Whale activists file suit to free Lolita

SEATTLE - Supporters have offered $1 million for her release. Annual demonstrations have demanded her return to the Northwest. Over the years, celebrities, schoolchildren and even a Washington state governor have campaigned to free Lolita, a killer whale captured from Puget Sound waters in 1970 and who has been performing at Miami Seaquarium for the past four decades.

December 02, 2011 | By PHUONG LE Associated Press | Local

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Two shot in Twin City; one dead

A double shooting in Twin City Wednesday left one man dead and another hospitalized, said Emanuel County Sheriff J. Tyson Stephens.

March 22, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Georgia Democrats outraged over push to limit weekend voting

ATLANTA - Georgia Republicans want to limit early voting so that no county can offer it on both on a Saturday and a Sunday.

March 22, 2018 | By R.J. RICO Associated Press | Local

iGot campaign hits new high for Ogeechee Tech

The amount that resolved on the screen during Thursday afternoon's iGot celebration, $406,790, represents a new cash record for the Ogeechee Technical College ...

March 22, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local

More school safety forums Monday, Wednesday

Additional forums on school safety, open to all Bulloch County Schools students, parents, employees and community members, will be hosted by Statesboro High School on ...

March 22, 2018 | From staff reports | Local

Council candidates need only 6 months residence

Candidates for Statesboro City Council, such as those who will qualify next week for the May 22 special election in District 5, need to have ...

March 22, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local

Council unmoved on special election: May 22

The date of Statesboro's special election for the vacant District 5 City Council seat remains May 22, after the remaining four council members declined ...

March 21, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local

Local churches to mark Holy Week

For the fifth consecutive year, a group of local ministers will hold a series of Midday Holy Week Worship events to bring people together throughout ...

March 21, 2018 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local

Time-saving idea earns officer top honors

Coming up with a way to make things easier and more efficient for Statesboro police officers and then doing an outstanding job of handling that ...

March 21, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Man charged in shooting

A man shot Sunday at Blakewoods Apartments on East Olliff Street in Statesboro is in stable condition while the man who fired the shots is ...

March 21, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

Austin bombing suspect blows himself up as SWAT moves in

ROUND ROCK, Texas - The suspect in a series of bombing attacks that terrorized Austin over the past few weeks blew himself up early Wednesday as ...

March 21, 2018 | The Associated Press | Local

Driver of stolen car flees, wrecks

A short car chase into downtown Statesboro on Tuesday ended with the arrest of a man driving a stolen vehicle with an assortment of illegal ...

March 20, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

BOE to issue $40 million in bonds for ESPLOST projects

The Bulloch County Board of Education voted earlier this month to issue $40 million worth of bonds to finance projects under the sales tax extension ...

March 20, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local

Brooklet police sergeant fired

Brooklet city councilmen fired a police sergeant Monday night during a meeting that began 30 minutes earlier than the time given to at least two ...

March 20, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local

BI-LO changes won't affect Boro

Southeastern Grocers, the parent company of the BI-LO store in Statesboro, has entered into a restructuring support agreement known as an RSA with a group ...

March 19, 2018 | By DeWAYNE GRICE | Local

Police: Man strikes woman with gun, threatens to shoot her

A man struck a woman with a gun Saturday after threatening to shoot her in front of children, according to Statesboro police reports.

March 19, 2018 | From staff reports | Local

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