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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


February 18 - Statesboro Police Arrests Hugo A. Figuero, 30, High Street, Metter – driving without

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 17, 2010 | From Staff Reports | Local


Mornings unPHILtered - Kathy Cox wants to finish job

Wednesday's guest on the "Mornings unPHILtered" show was current Georgia State School Superintendent Kathy Cox. She said she is running again to finish what she started. Cox said that when she came into office, Georgia's curriculum standards were set very low.

February 17, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Bulloch recognized as Certified Georgia Work Ready

During a ceremony Wednesday at Ogeechee Technical College, Bulloch County was officially recognized as Certified Georgia Work Ready and the area manager for Georgia Power believes the designation will help local workers, employers and the economy as a whole.

February 17, 2010 | By JAMES HEALY | Local


Mornings unPHILtered - Deal brings campaign to Boro

Tuesday's guest on the "Mornings unPHILtered" show was United States Congressman Nathan Deal, who is seeking the Republican nomination for governor. Deal was in town to speak with various groups of Bulloch Countians about his campaign.

February 16, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Work to begin on Luetta Moore Park building

Bulloch County Commissioners awarded a bid Tuesday for construction of a new community building at Luetta Moore Park on Blitch Street. Dabbs & Williams Construction will begin work on the project as soon as county workers complete grading, said Bulloch County Manager Tom Couch.

February 16, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


West Main fire leaves 3 critical

A space heater may have caused a house fire Tuesday that resulted in a woman and two small children suffering third degree burns.

February 16, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Rowe settling in as library director

The Statesboro Regional Library System is facing big challenges and an exciting future as the latest director settles into her new position.

February 15, 2010 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


Armstrong Atlantic student still missing

It has been well over two weeks since Armstrong Atlantic State University student Bryce Daniel Tarter was last seen. Search parties have combed the area, fliers have been distributed, and alerts have been posted and forwarded through e-mail and links on the Internet. It appears as if Tarter - and his white 2000 Nissan Frontier - disappeared into thin air.

February 15, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Mornings unPHILtered - Less water usage possible for Boro

Host Phil Boyum welcomed City of Statesboro Water and Wastewater Director Wayne Johnson to the "Morning's unPHILtered" program Monday.

February 15, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


A sweet award for local grower

A local pioneer in the Vidalia onion industry was recently honored by the Vidalia Onion® Committee, which named Terry Gerrald the 2009 Grower of the Year.

February 13, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


A trip through the unusual

Statesboro Herald Assistant Editor and Boro Live Update Producer Eddie Ledbetter took video of the snow in Bulloch from the office at the Herald and then on his trip home to Register down South Main Street and Cypress Lake Road.

February 13, 2010 | Eddie Ledbetter | Local


Lots of 911 calls about snow, but no serious accidents

Statesboro Police had more calls about people throwing snowballs at cars Friday night than they had calls about snow-related accidents - which was a good thing.

February 13, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


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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


Alligator abundance at Jekyll

SAVANNAH - Known for sea turtles nesting on its beaches, wading shorebirds in the surf and white-tailed deer that roam its maritime forests, Jekyll Island has ...

August 20, 2016 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


US Senate candidate to speak at gala

Jim Barksdale, the Democratic Party's nominee challenging Republican U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson, will be one of two featured speakers Friday at the annual ...

August 20, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Woodall kicks off District 160 campaign

Now the Democratic Party's nominee, James "Major" Woodall entered the general election phase of his campaign to become District 160's representative in the ...

August 20, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Hundreds mourn slain Georgia police officer

EASTMAN - Hundreds of people - including law officers from around Georgia and the nation - mourned a slain Georgia police officer whose funeral was moved to a ...

August 19, 2016 | The Associated Press | Local


UPDATE - Investigators probe reported home invasion

A Rocky Ford woman reported a home invasion Friday, claiming two men bound her arms and legs with duct tape and doused her with gasoline ...

August 19, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Mascolo leads Portal Elementary for 2016-17

Dr. Laurie B. Mascolo is set to lead Portal Elementary School through the 2016-17 school year as interim principal, after an Aug. 11 vote by ...

August 18, 2016 | From staff reports | Local


Solar farms considered

Bulloch County Commissioners will decide Sept. 6 whether owners of six Bulloch County properties will be allowed to use their land for solar farms.

August 17, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


West Parrish Street repaving ordered

Residents and other drivers who travel West Parrish Street can expect some inconvenience in the near future, to be followed by a smoother ride.

August 17, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Prayers on Greek Row

Hundreds of sorority and fraternity members gathered on Greek Row at Georgia Southern University's campus Tuesday night to join in "The Prayer Walk: Thriving ...

August 17, 2016 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


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