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Society looks back 150 years

On this date 150 years ago, Bulloch County residents lived as citizens of a newly free and independent Georgia - just five days removed from state lawmakers signing an ordinance to secede from the United States of America.

January 24, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


MLK Parade day bright and sunny

Monday's weather may have rained on the parade, but Saturday was sunny and cool as the Martin Luther King Jr. celebration parade meandered through downtown Statesboro.

January 22, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


A late-night bust

A raid on a Clito area night club Friday night netted four arrests for illegal alcohol sales. About 30 law enforcement officers surrounded "Da Pond," a club on Club Road in Clito after several undercover purchases of alcohol led to a search warrant.

January 22, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Monday program to look at Georgia's decision to secede

As Georgia observes the 150th anniversary of the state seceding from the Union in 1861, the Bulloch County Historical Society will hear about the root causes that divided the nation, the steps to Georgia's secession and something about those who participated in the debate.

January 22, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


Four from Langston Chapel Middle earn All-State honors

Four Langston Chapel Middle School Band students were selected recently by the state's top music educators from more than 6,480 auditioning middle school musicians for a coveted chair in Georgia's All-State Band.

January 22, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


State Dept. of Education to hold meeting in Statesboro

The Georgia Department of Education will hold a parent/guardian meeting in Statesboro on Tuesday at 6 p.m., for parents or guardians of children with disabilities in the Bulloch County School System.

January 22, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


Local club raided by law enforcement

The Georgia department of Revenue and other local law enforcement agencies raided a local club late Friday night in Bulloch county. "Da Club," located on Club Road near the Screven County line, had been targeted by law officials for illegal alcohol sales, resulting in the raid. Officials at the scene confiscated unopened and opened bottles of alcoholic beverages during the raid. According to Alcohol and Tobacco Division agent Ron Huckaby and Bulloch County Sheriff Lynn Anderson, several arrests were made as a result of the raid. Anderson said approximately 30 officers from varying agencies were involved. This was the second ...

January 22, 2011 | Eddie Ledbetter | Local


Four arrested on prostitution charges

After receiving citizen complaints, Statesboro Police held an undercover sting resulting in four women being arrested Friday on prostitution charges.

January 21, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Legion honors hero firefighters

With a handshake and earnest 'thank-you,' honorary plaques and medals were passed from one hero's hands to another's Thursday night.

January 21, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Controversial activist coming to GSU

Author, lecturer, educator and social justice advocate Angela Davis will share her sometimes controversial perspective in Statesboro at a celebration in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The speaking event is set for 7:30 p.m., Thursday inside the Performing Arts Center at Georgia Southern. It is free and open to the public.

January 21, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


Jody Stubbs honored by Chamber as Business Leader of the Year

The Statesboro-Bulloch Chamber of Commerce 89th Annual Meeting was fun and exciting as Jody Stubbs was named 2010 Business Leader of the Year and Chamber board members entertained the crowd with a short film, "Extreme Makeover Chamber Edition."

January 21, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Comeback chorus

After being lost to budget cuts and shifting priorities, the chorus program at Southeast Bulloch Middle School is in the process of making a comeback.

January 20, 2011 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Statesboro MLK parade moved to Saturday

Dreams of a Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade were put on hold Monday, when rain inundated city streets. Thursday, the contingency play became official with the announcement that the 2011 event will be held Saturday at 2 p.m.

January 20, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Council awards $73,000 to Belle House, approves Belk variance

Two weeks after approving up to $75,000 of reimbursements for construction costs incurred by the Belle House, the Statesboro City Council unanimously agreed on a final resolution.

January 20, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


County discusses proposed industrial park

Bulloch County Commissioners heard Tuesday from a consultant regarding the proposed industrial park on U.S. 301 South near Interstate 16.

January 19, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | 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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