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Campaigns in final stretch - Election Day is Tuesday

Now that early voting for the Statesboro city council election is over, officials are gearing up for the final day of voting – Election Day on Tuesday.

October 31, 2009 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


Armed robbery epidemic in the Boro

Someone in the community knows something about the nine armed robberies that have taken place recently around the Georgia Southern University Campus, and Statesboro Police are offering a " substantial reward" for information identifying and leading to the arrests of the suspects responsible.

October 31, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


The Swarm are Grand Champs

Last week, the Southeast Bulloch High School marching band "The Swarm" and their dancers "The Stingers" participated in their last competition of the year. The event: the Burke County Bear Invitational Marching Competition held at the Burke County's High School Stadium in Waynesboro.

October 31, 2009 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


GSU student chosen to carry Olympic torch

The Winter Olympics will have a bit of local flavor when the games open next year in Vancouver, Canada.

October 29, 2009 | Special to the Herald | Local


Mornings unPHILtered - Blitch: No changes to alcohol laws

This morning's first guest was Statesboro City Councilman Tommy Blitch, who is running for re-election to his District One seat. He is being challenged by William Thomas and Benjamin Lewis in Tuesday's election.

October 29, 2009 | By ROGER ALLEN | Local


Haunted Forest: Dare to be scared

October 29, 2009 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Local


Studio Statesboro - Sacred & Profane Art Show; Weekend entertainment line-up

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October 29, 2009 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Police Report - October 30

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.

October 29, 2009 | From staff reports | Local


Lee rules the roost

In Mattie Lively Elementary School's lunch room, Sharmane Lee quietly rules the roost. A graduate of Statesboro High School in 1980, she was raised in Statesboro by her parents, Joseph and Louise Hendrix.

October 28, 2009 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Mornings unPHILtered - Candidate Johnson shares her views

Wednesday's guest on the "Morning's unPhiltered" radio show was Lottie Johnson, candidate for Statesboro City Council seat in District Four. She is running, along with Fred Parrish and John Riggs, for the seat given up by unopposed mayoral candidate Joe Brannen.

October 28, 2009 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


'Sacred & Profane' exhibit looks at southern folk art

The Betty Foy Sanders Department of Art will present "Sacred & Profane," a folk art exhibition on display through Dec. 11 in the Folk Art Research Center, located in the Fine Arts Building on Georgia Southern's campus.

October 28, 2009 | Special to the Herald | Local


Studio Statesboro - Paying respects to the late Arnold Ray Akins

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October 28, 2009 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Akins laid to rest

Bulloch County buried a legend Tuesday as rain threatened and citizens mourned. Former Bulloch County Sheriff Arnold Ray Akins, died Saturday of complications stemming from colostomy surgery. Akins was 70.

October 27, 2009 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Early voting for city council election ends Friday

There are three more days left of early voting for the Statesboro city council election as citizens prepare to elect two council members and a mayor to new four-year terms.

October 27, 2009 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


Studio Statesboro - Business in the Boro; Bulloch History Moment: The 1856 election

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October 27, 2009 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


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Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - A local success story: Cotton's Tire grows

Working as a salesman for a tire wholesaler, Mike Price called on a small tire store in Sylvania. When he made his pitch to Cotton ...

May 30, 2016 | | Local


Bulloch County's 2016 high school valedictorians

Bulloch Academy: William Downs

May 29, 2016 | | Local


Four schools getting new principals

As a result of one principal retiring, one getting hired as a superintendent by another county, and Bulloch County's school board and superintendent working ...

May 28, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Memorial Day speaker to share Pearl Harbor insights

As featured speaker Monday for this year's Bulloch County Memorial Day Remembrance, John Sullivan will talk about a visit he made to Pearl Harbor ...

May 28, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


More Atlantic storms predicted for 2016

MIAMI - U.S. government forecasters expect a near-normal Atlantic hurricane season, after three relatively slow years. But they also say climate conditions that influence storm ...

May 27, 2016 | By JENNIFER KAY Associated Press | Local


Haralson leaves for superintendent’s job

Dr. Shawn Haralson said goodbye Friday to the children at Langston Chapel Elementary School. Having served as principal of four Bulloch County schools in 11 ...

May 27, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Suspect flees after chase

Although Bulloch County Sheriff Lynn Anderson called off Friday's search for a fugitive suspect involved in a high speed chase spanning three-counties, deputies remained ...

May 27, 2016 | From Staff Reports | Local


‘Missing Man Table’ honors fallen veterans

For almost a decade, Vandy's Restaurant in the Statesboro Mall has provided a meal to veterans on Memorial Day. This year, however, the restaurant ...

May 26, 2016 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


City to resurface West Parrish

The city of Statesboro has budgeted to resurface West Parrish Street, from North Main Street to Highway 80 West, this fall.

May 26, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


School board seats all decided

Because of Tuesday's election, Heather Mims will be District 7's new member on the Bulloch County Board of Education beginning in January, while ...

May 25, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Commission race 2A headed for runoff

One of three Bulloch County Commission races is headed for a runoff, but candidates in the other races swept the votes by significant margins.

May 25, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Hall and Muldrew head to runoff

Attorneys Martha Hall and Michael Muldrew will continue their campaigns to a July 26 runoff after they emerged as the two top vote-getters Tuesday in ...

May 25, 2016 | Al Hackle | Local


Probate judge race goes to runoff

Lorna DeLoach, a legal assistant, and Charles Aaron, a local attorney, will face off July 26 in a runoff election to become Bulloch County's ...

May 25, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Brown wins primary for sheriff’s seat

Bulloch County sheriff's Sgt. Noel Brown defeated Chief Deputy Jared Akins in a sometimes contentious contest Tuesday in the Republican primary for Bulloch County ...

May 25, 2016 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Final local election results by the numbers

With all 16 precincts reporting:

May 24, 2016 | From Staff Reports | Local


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