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I-16 reopens at Highway 67 after fatal wreck

A fatal crash involving an 18-wheeler and another vehicle closed down westbound lanes of Interstate 16 at mile marker 128 in Bulloch County for more than three hours.

March 17, 2011 | | Local


Mar. 17 -- Gopiben Ashwinbhai Patel, 30, Smith Creek Drive – theft by shoplifting.

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.

March 16, 2011 | | Local


Sheriff seeks input on crime mapping site

Bulloch County Sheriff Lynn Anderson is considering joining the City of Statesboro in utilizing an online crime information mapping service, but he wants citizen input before signing the deal.

March 16, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Ga. Senate approves Sunday alcohol sales proposal

ATLANTA - The Georgia Senate has approved a bill that would allow local communities to decide whether to allow stores to sell alcohol on Sundays.

March 16, 2011 | The Associated Press | Local


City explains charter changes

A new draft of Statesboro's city charter took center stage at a council work session Tuesday, where city officials discussed specifics of the freshly-penned document for a first time.

March 15, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Ogeechee Technical going smoke free

In less than a month, Ogeechee Technical College will join the growing ranks of educational institutions that are tobacco free.

March 15, 2011 | Special | Local


National Exchange Club turns 100

The Exchange Club of Statesboro celebrated the 100th anniversary of the national club Tuesday with a cake, a meal and an educational presentation by National Exchange Club President Margie Miller.

March 15, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with Jan Moore - Forum bringing 780 more beds to the Boro

Look for construction to begin this June on a large, student housing apartment complex to be called the Forum at Statesboro.

March 15, 2011 | | Local


Swap, Buy or Sell - March 15, 2011

Listen to Swap, Buy or Sell - March 15, 2011

March 15, 2011 | | Local


Retreat needed to advance

The recent 2011 community retreat was the 20th sponsored by the Statesboro-Bulloch Chamber of Commerce.

March 14, 2011 | By JAN MOORE | Local


A tasty lesson on National Pi Day

Monday was March 14 or 3/14, which also is 3.14. And 3.14, as everyone who has taken Geometry knows, is one of the most important numbers in mathematics better known as Pi.

March 14, 2011 | | Local


Changes to charter?

Among a list of agenda items for Statesboro City Council to consider as part of its regularly scheduled, bi-monthly meeting Tuesday, will be the adoption of a revised city charter.

March 14, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Peanuts grown organically

The nation's preeminent peanut-producing state was home to only 20 acres of USDA-certified organically-grown peanuts in 2010.

March 12, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Smith-Healy Farms: Conservationist of the Year

With enough swine to require their own government-monitored wastewater treatment plant and a herd of cattle besides, Smith-Healy Farms conserves soil and water for business reasons and from feelings of stewardship, not to win awards.

March 12, 2011 | By AL HACKLE Special to the Herald | Local


'Harvey' hops to town

The classic favorite "Harvey" about good-natured Elwood P. Dowd and his unusual best friend first appeared on Broadway in the 1940s. Harvey is an unusual best friend because he is a 6 and one-half ft. rabbit and no one other than Elwood can see him.

March 11, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


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Wal-Mart fight was over sagging pants

It was sagging pants, not falling prices, at Statesboro's Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market Wednesday night that caused two men to fight.

June 22, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Republican Handel wins Georgia race, thanks Donald Trump

DUNWOODY - Republican Karen Handel won a nationally watched congressional election Tuesday in Georgia, and she thanked President Donald Trump after she avoided an upset that ...

June 21, 2017 | By BILL BARROW and KATHLEEN FOODY Associated Press | Local


City adopts hands-off approach on Blue Mile winnings

Instead of pursuing an agreement with the new Blue Mile Foundation, Statesboro's city government agreed Tuesday to hand the portion of America's Best ...

June 21, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


County sets new budget

It's another year of no tax increase for Bulloch County residents, as Bulloch County commissioners approved an overall balanced budget Tuesday of around $55 ...

June 20, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Republican Handel wins Georgia House seat in key contest

DUNWOODY, Ga. - Republican Karen Handel has won a nationally watched congressional election in Georgia, avoiding an upset that would have rocked Washington ahead of the ...

June 20, 2017 | By BILL BARROW and KATHLEEN FOODY | Local


Explosive destroys Portal man’s mailbox

An unidentified explosive left a Portal man's mailbox in pieces last week, and now he is concerned that the culprit may target another mailbox.

June 20, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Buyer saves Millen hospital from closing

Set to close in June, Optim Medical Center-Jenkins announced Monday that it had been sold to GA Medical Holdings Corp.

June 20, 2017 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


Pizza Hut, Hardee's robbed

Statesboro police are unsure if two armed robberies at fast food restaurants over the weekend are related.

June 19, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Splash's wave pool ready to open

The delays caused by finicky weather, complicated construction and other factors are over: The wave pool at Splash in the Boro will be ready for ...

June 19, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Low Country now full-service Kubota dealer

Since introducing its first tractor to the United States in 1969, Kubota products have continued to gain popularity. Kubota filled a product void in the ...

June 19, 2017 | | Local


Local Business Briefs

Susan Cox is re-elected to Georgia Bar board

June 19, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


Handel, Ossoff make last appeals in Georgia's 6th Congressional District race

ROSWELL - Republican Karen Handel and Democrat Jon Ossoff are making their final arguments in the Georgia 6th Congressional District race that offers a potential preview ...

June 19, 2017 | By BILL BARROW and KATHLEEN FOODY Associated Press | Local


NAACP wants superintendent out

The executive board of the Bulloch County Branch of the NAACP voted last week to ask the Bulloch County Board of Education not to renew ...

June 17, 2017 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Clubs beautify community during National Garden Week

An often quoted saying, "bloom where you're planted," extols a timely message, but perhaps the adage could add an additional thought: "Once you've ...

June 17, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Some Kinda Good with Rebekah Faulk Lingenfelser: From the pond to the pan — here's to you, Dad

I've often been called "a chip off the ol' block." I am my father's daughter, there's no doubt about it. We're ...

June 17, 2017 | | Local


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