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Fire guts couple's home Monday

A cigarette tossed into a trash can in an East Grady Street home was the cause of a blaze Monday afternoon that gutted one side of the duplex and caused heavy smoke damage in the other side, said Capt. Emerson Melton, Statesboro Fire investigator.

March 08, 2010 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Local


3 jailed after meth found in car

A traffic stop turned into a drug case Sunday after Statesboro Police found methamphetamine and the ingredients to manufacture the drug in a car stopped for a registration violation.

March 08, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Field trip? See Mrs. Beasley

Everyone public school educator who has ever arranged a field trip in Bulloch County has met Susie Beasley. Beasley has been involved in every facet of transportation for Bulloch's public school students since she came to work more than 25 years ago.

March 07, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


300 attend annual Nan Rushing Write-Off

With a crowd of more than 300 parents, teachers and students from each of the county's middle schools, and the loud cheers of school spirit, it sounded more like a pep-rally for an athletic event. But last Saturday in the Southeast Bulloch Middle School Cafetorium the crowd came out to participate and celebrate language arts at the 25th Annual Nan Rushing Write-off.

March 06, 2010 | Special to the Herald | Local


Trinity Christian's Sally Gilbreth earns special scholarship

A senior at Trinity Christian School, Sally Gilbreth recently earned one of the top scholarships offered by Georgia College and State University in Milledgeville.

March 06, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


40 local actors to premiere 'The Adventures of Tom Sawyer' Friday

Although Mark Twain has no living direct descendants, his legacy lives on in the children of his imagination, Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn.

March 06, 2010 | Special to the Herald | Local


Tuesday’s ‘iGot’ blitz helps Ogeechee Tech students, programs

Tuesday is iGot Day for Ogeechee Technical College. "I Gave to Ogeechee Tech" – iGot – is the annual fundraiser for the Ogeechee Tech Foundation, Inc.

March 06, 2010 | Special to the Herald | Local


Norman Rockwell exhibit opens Friday at the Averitt Center

Tom Sawyer and his pal Huck Finn are all around Statesboro these days. The characters created by the mischievous mind of Mark Twain are the focus of a multitude of events that began in January and take center stage this week.

March 06, 2010 | By JAMES HEALY | Local


GBI agents arrest Georgia Southern professor

Georgia Bureau of Investigation agents arrested a Georgia Southern University professor Wednesday following a two-month-long investigation, but agents have yet to release details about the case.

March 04, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


W. Main fire victims still critical

Victims of a fire on West Main Street two weeks ago are still in critical condition, said Statesboro Fire Inv. Capt. Emerson Melton.

March 04, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Mornings unPHILtered - Hadley doesn't mind his long-shot status

Host Phil Boyum welcomed U.S. Senate candidate R.J. Hadley to Thursday's "Mornings unPHILtered" show. A Democrat, Hadley is opposing incumbent Johnny Isakson in the race.

March 04, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Mornings unPHILtered - Porter states case to be governor

Introducing another statewide candidate to the Bulloch County area, Democratic gubernatorial hopeful DuBose Porter was the first guest on Wednesday's "Mornings unPHILtered."

March 04, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Ga. lawmakers urged to lessen college cuts

ATLANTA - Georgia lawmakers were urged Wednesday to soften the blows to public colleges and universities, which face up to $600 million in cuts as part of the state's budget crisis.

March 04, 2010 | By DORIE TURNER & ERRIN HAINES Associated Press Writers | Local


City to offer a utility discount for completed Census forms

In an effort to encourage Bulloch County residents to fill out their 2010 U.S. Census forms, the City of Statesboro is offering a utility discount in exchange for a completed questionnaire.

March 03, 2010 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


What is the future of 4-H?

Sen. Jack Hill said Wednesday that proposals by the University of Georgia to eliminate 4-H as a result of massive budget cuts proposed by the state is nothing more than a "power play," and said "4-H and the Cooperative Extension Service are going to be OK."

March 03, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


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Lower speed limits for trucks, buses proposed

DETROIT (AP) - The U.S. is seeking to forcibly limit how fast trucks, buses and other large vehicles can travel on the nation's highways.

August 26, 2016 | By TOM KRISHER AP Auto writer | Local


No decision yet on police chief

Three weeks after three finalists for Statesboro police chief were introduced to the public and interviewed by a special panel, city officials have not announced ...

August 26, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Play the Statesboro Herald's College Pigskin Pickem' contest

Click here to sign up play the Statesboro Herald's 10th Annual Pigskin Pickem' contest. Pick college football games from the Sun Belt, Southeastern and ...

August 26, 2016 | | Local


Averitt Center director leaving

Shockwaves rippled through the community this week as we learned of the departure of Tim Chapman, who has led the popular Averitt Center for the ...

August 25, 2016 | By DEWAYNE GRICE Business editor | Local


Officials: Zika not a local danger

While a solitary case of travel-related Zika virus infection was reported in Bulloch County Wednesday, local city and health officials say there is no cause ...

August 25, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


GSU alert: Zika case reported in Bulloch

Georgia Southern University officials sent students an alert late Wednesday afternoon informing them that a person had tested positive for Zika virus in Bulloch County ...

August 24, 2016 | From Staff Reports | Local


BOE, county tax actions offset

Before the Bulloch County Board of Commissioners acted Tuesday to hold its millage rate unchanged and keep the revenue resulting from a small overall increase ...

August 24, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


‘Friday Night Live’ returns

The ninth season of "Friday Night Live," where a Bulloch County high school football game is streamed live each week on statesboroherald.com, kicks off ...

August 24, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


Grocery Grab set for Saturday

It promises to be a wild time in Brooklet Saturday as one of five people are selected to grab as many groceries as they can ...

August 24, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Millen man charged in Aspen Heights armed robbery

A Millen man was charged in connection to a July armed robbery at Aspen Heights Apartments about a month after the incident occurred, police said.

August 23, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


State superintendent tours Portal Middle High

State School Superintendent Richard Woods toured Portal Middle High School on Tuesday and said he saw some things that make a little school look like ...

August 23, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Bulloch commissioners deny millage rollback

The Bulloch County Board of Commissioners voted Tuesday not to roll back millage rates after an increase last year.

August 23, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Using her voice for good

With the rich voice of someone talented way beyond her years, 16-year-old Elizabeth Lewy dazzled the audience with a little jazz, a dose of romance ...

August 22, 2016 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice: Synovus CEO sees bright future in the Boro

"I love Statesboro!" is how Kessel Stelling, the chairman and CEO of Synovus Financial, began our interview.

August 22, 2016 | By DeWAYNE GRICE dgrice@statesboroherald.com | Local


Bulloch assists US Marshals in arrest

Bulloch County sheriff's deputies aided the U.S. Marshals Service in arresting who they said was an armed and dangerous man located in the ...

August 22, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


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