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Day of Great Thanksgiving set for Boro

Fourteen years ago, members of the Old Savannah City Mission organized the first Day of Great Thanksgiving in famed Forsyth Park. The 13th annual event to feed the needy of Savannah is set for next Saturday, but this year, the mission has joined forces with the faith community and others in Bulloch County and will hold the first Day of Great Thanksgiving in Statesboro.

November 13, 2010 | Jim Healy | Local


A Ludacris night at Georgia Southern

Hip-hop recording star Ludacris played to a packed crowd Friday night inside J.I. Clements Baseball Stadium at Georgia Southern University.

November 12, 2010 | Photos by Jake Hallman | Local


Ambassadors for William James

At William James Middle School, there are three ladies who do more than run the front office: they serve as "William James Ambassadors" to the public each day. According to Principal Mike Yawn, without Lynn Brannen, Gwen Butler and Kim Nelson running the show, the front office would quickly come to a halt.

November 12, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


'One mean goat'

That goat was mean.

November 12, 2010 | By AL HACKLE Special to the Herald | Local


Program aims to deter teen drug abuse

It's a hard pill to swallow, but parents and grandparents may have become the primary drug dealers and unsuspecting suppliers of narcotics to their own children and circle of teenage friends.

November 12, 2010 | By JENNY LYNN ANDERSON Special to the Herald | Local


Veterans Day 2010 - Saying thank you

Tears fell as people became emotional Thursday during the 2010 Veteran's Day Community Service program, sponsored by the American Legion Dexter Allen Post 90. The program was held at Emma Kelley Theater in the Averitt Center for the Arts. The program included patriotic music, words of honor and appreciation for veterans, and memories from those who served.

November 12, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Wild chase ends in arrest

An armed Marine who was reportedly going hunting with a female friend led state troopers and sheriff's deputies on a wild chase early Thursday morning, cutting through cotton fields and switching trucks before hiding in the woods with a .270 rifle.

November 12, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


'Flame of Hope' at Bulloch Courthouse

Selected to create a new cauldron that would contain the flame for state Special Olympics events in Georgia, Duke Oursler said he wanted to sculpt a work of art that would inspire the athletes.

November 10, 2010 | By James Healy | Local


SEB cheerleaders ready for state

Meredith Jones, head cheerleading coach at Southeast Bulloch High School, will take her team to the Columbus Civic Center this weekend for the Georgia State Cheerleading Championships on Friday and Saturday.

November 10, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


GSU wins engineering expansion approval

The state Board of Regents Tuesday narrowly approved expanding the engineering program at Georgia Southern University to offer baccalaureate degrees in civil, electrical and mechanical engineering with classes set to begin in Fall 2011.

November 10, 2010 | From staff, wire reports | Local


'Shades of Gray' opens Friday

History professors teach about national heroes and people often view these men and women as flawless saints. One of the nation's most defining eras was the Civil War and while the stories of Confederate heroes are better known here, most are seen as one-dimensional figures.

November 09, 2010 | Special to the Herald | Local


'Swarm' seniors celebrate 2010 season

The Southeast Bulloch High School Marching Band, known as "The Swarm," just finished its 2010 season with a string of victories throughout the region in its marching band competitions.

November 09, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Agriculture students compete at State Fair

At the recent Georgia National Fair held in Perry last month students from Southeast Bulloch High and Middle schools, as well as Nevils and Brooklet elementaries, competed in the Georgia State Livestock Show.

November 09, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


So, who's that guy on the bike?

Most people driving through Statesboro on a regular basis have seen Dennis Perkins. He's not hard to spot, riding a purple bicycle with a home stereo mounted on the handlebars.

November 09, 2010 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Learning to read at 49

After two years of one-on-one, weekly study sessions with her tutor, Sandra Baker finds joy in being able to read road signs or the instructions on a microwave dinner. She is sharing her new love of books with her grandchildren and neighbor kids.

November 09, 2010 | By AL HACKLE Special to the Herald | Local


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Third arrest made in March 9 murder

Statesboro police arrested a third man Friday who they say was involved in the March 9 shooting death of a man at The Grove Apartments.

March 27, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Georgia lawmaker proposes 'Confederate History Month'

ATLANTA - A Georgia lawmaker on Monday defended his proposal asking House colleagues to recognize "Confederate History Month," but black lawmakers charge it glorifies a time ...

March 27, 2017 | By KATHLEEN FOODY Associated Press | Local


DSDA glows Blue, 'Brick'

The Downtown Statesboro Development Authority's annual luncheon took on a strong Blue Mile tint this year, but with a stack of awards in the ...

March 27, 2017 | By AL HACKLE | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - A 'glossier' focus for Connect Statesboro

Keeping your business fresh and innovative is something every business struggles with no matter the type or size of business.

March 27, 2017 | | Local


Jill Johns Intl. earns 'Small Business Championship'

A breast cancer survivor who used her diagnosis to help others, Jill Johns - Jill Johns International LLC - was chosen recently as a winner in the ...

March 27, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


As turkey season opens, hunters can record kills with app

ATHENS - Georgia wildlife officials are aiming to track the numbers of turkeys taken by hunters with some high-tech help.

March 25, 2017 | The Associated Press | Local


City and DOT respond to traffic signal issues

In November, a traffic signal on a second lane for left turns from Veterans Memorial Parkway, also known as the U.S. 301 Bypass, onto ...

March 25, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Legislative session nears end

ATLANTA - Legislation affecting Georgia's college campuses, taxes and fledgling medical marijuana program awaits action as lawmakers enter the session's final two days.

March 25, 2017 | By KATHLEEN FOODY and EZRA KAPLAN Associated Press | Local


County seeks grant for new senior center

Bulloch County commissioners hope to win a grant that will fund construction of a new senior citizens center to be built adjacent to the former ...

March 24, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Statesboro declares itself a welcoming city

City Council adopted a resolution this week declaring Statesboro a "Safe and Inclusive Welcoming City for All People."

March 24, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


iGOT campaign raises $397,752

When the Ogeechee Technical College Foundation's 2017 iGOT campaign concluded Thursday evening, the total $397,752 resolved on a screen at the celebration.

March 23, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


BCCI inmates charged with smuggling tobacco

Two inmates at the Bulloch County Correctional Institute can probably expect extended sentences after being caught smuggling contraband Wednesday.

March 23, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Faulty sensor caused fire alarm at Statesboro High

A fire alarm that sounded Thursday afternoon at Statesboro High School was caused by a faulty sensor. There was no fire, said Bulloch County Schools ...

March 23, 2017 | From Staff Reports | Local


Already in peril, rural hospitals unsure on health care bill

CLAXTON - Talmadge Yarbrough had just sat down at his desk and opened a box of pecans when he let out a gasp that could have ...

March 22, 2017 | By RUSS BYNUM, REBECCA SANTANA and KATHLEEN FOODY Associated Press | Local


Man arrested in GATE armed robbery

A man police said robbed a Northside Drive East convenience store March 6 was arrested Tuesday in Warner Robins on traffic charges but will face ...

March 22, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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