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Turpentine Festival to be held this coming weekend

Thousands of visitors will converge upon the town of Portal this coming weekend to enjoy a celebration of the town's rich agricultural heritage - the Catface Country Turpentine Festival.

October 12, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Food distribution, The Phil & Jake Show: Punt, pass and kick

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Friday, September 26, 2008

October 11, 2008 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Local woman caught ditching drugs in jail

A woman arrested on outstanding warrants racked up some additional charges when she was caught on video ditching drugs into a jail waste container.

October 11, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Investigators looking into two Ga. 67 burglaries Tuesday

Sheriff's investigators are looking into two restaurant burglaries that took place between late Tuesday night and early Wednesday morning.

October 11, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Local boy, 12, suffers 4 broken limbs after motorcycle crash

A boy who struck a truck while riding his motorcycle Wednesday suffered broken bones and is in stable condition, said Georgia State Patrol Senior Trooper Tommy Sisson.

October 11, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Lawn Mower: Alternative fuel; Jake's Entertainment: Big Kenny

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Thursday, September 25, 2008

October 10, 2008 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair kicks off in less than three weeks

In just a few weeks, the traffic along Fair Road will more than quadruple at night and the lights of the midway will entice passersby as the 47th Annual Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair arrives.

October 10, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


USDA distributes commodities to Bulloch locals in need

For a slide show of photographs, click HERE.

October 10, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Teams needed for Third Annual Cultural Clays Skeet Shoot

Teams are needed for the Third Annual Cultural Clays Skeet Shoot Tournament benefiting the Averitt Center for the Arts, said Statesboro Arts Council Board Member Theresa Beebe Novotny.

October 09, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Report: Woman claiming terminal cancer steals jeans from Dollar General

A woman who claimed to be dying of cancer was caught shoplifting a pair of jeans Tuesday, according to Statesboro Police reports.

October 09, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Bulloch leaders try to conserve gasoline, develop shortage plan

In light of recent gasoline shortages and the rising cost of fuel, Bulloch County leaders are making efforts to conserve.

October 09, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Early voting; Walk for Wishes at Georgia Southern

Studio Statesboro Vodcast - Wednesday, September 24, 2008

October 09, 2008 | MATTHEW BANKHEAD/Producer mbankhead@statesboroherald.com | Local


Boyles steps in as interim director of Statesboro's engineering department

The City of Statesboro has a new man at the helm of the city's engineering department as Jason Boyles takes over as interim director for Maz Elhaj.

October 08, 2008 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


Michael Guido 'improving' after fall

Dr. Michael Guido, renowned evangelist from Metter, "is improving" after a recent fall in which he injured his head. Staff at Guido Gardens in Metter say "he is still very weak, but is trying to walk around his home for exercise every day."

October 08, 2008 | From Staff Reports | Local


Police: Man arrested after sexually assaulting GSU student

A man police said sexually assaulted a woman at Eagle Villas is behind bars without bond.

October 08, 2008 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


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Arrest made in 13-year-old murder case

The review of a 13-year-old cold case landed a man back behind bars Wednesday when DNA linked Phillip Scott Kirby Sr. to the 2002 murder of an East Georgia College associate professor.

May 28, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


‘Friday Night Live’ announces 2015 schedule

With the kickoff to high school football season only a hard-to-believe three months away, it's time to begin making plans for some football. So, let's start with announcing the schedule for the eighth season of "Friday Night Live," which streams a Bulloch County high school football game live each week on statesboroherald.com.

May 28, 2015 | From staff reports | Local


Dredging of Savannah harbor won't start until December

SAVANNAH - A dredging company awarded a $134.5 million contract nearly three months ago won't start deepening the shipping channel to the Port of Savannah until December, Army Corps of Engineers officials said Thursday during a visit by the agency's top general.

May 28, 2015 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


Roll out the red carpet

The stars will be out when the Averitt Center for the Arts hosts its fourth annual Emma Awards to honor the best local actors, directors and visual artists in the community.

May 28, 2015 | By LUCAS BAGGETT Herald Intern | Local


Claxton man killed in single vehicle crash

A Claxton man was killed in a single vehicle crash Tuesday morning on Highway 301 South near Ephesus Church Road.

May 28, 2015 | From staff reports | Local


Bulloch school leaders weigh options for fiscal 2016 budget

After presenting a budget that, if totally funded, would call for a 2-mill increase in property taxes, Bulloch County Schools executives also suggested some middle-ground options.

May 27, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local


Augusta man pleads guilty to seeking to join Islamic State

AUGUSTA - A 37-year-old Georgia salesman pleaded guilty Wednesday to federal charges that he supported terrorists, saying he bought a one-way ticket overseas to join the Islamic State group.

May 27, 2015 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


Train derailment closes roads in downtown Statesboro

Police rerouted traffic from South Main and Fair Road for about an hour and a half Wednesday after a train derailment.

May 27, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Ogeechee Technical College set to host Go Back. Move Ahead. event

Many Ogeechee Technical College students are going back to college to finish their degrees and the state of Georgia is hoping more adults will do so. Today, less than 45 percent of our state's workforce is prepared to meet the demands of Georgia employers, creating a need for an additional 250,000 graduates above and beyond current graduation rates just to meet the demand and remain economically competitive.

May 26, 2015 | Special to the Herald | Local


School superintendent gets two-year contract extension

Superintendent of Schools Charles Wilson recently signed a two-year extension of his contract with the Bulloch County Board of Education. The new contract picks up at the end of his current two-year contract, which has one year remaining.

May 26, 2015 | Al Hackle | Local


Request withdrawn for RV park rezone proposal

Plans for a proposed RV park near a Bulloch County private school are on hold as the property owners "regroup" and review their options.

May 26, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Sheriff's Foundation gets an unexpected gift

Last December I wrote a series of columns featuring business leaders who are known as much for what they give back to the community as they are for their business. One of those featured was James "Bubba" Revell, owner of the Country Store and Country Store Flooring.

May 25, 2015 | | Local


Statesboro council to discuss alcohol ordinance at work session Wednesday

Whether any patrons under age 21 can enter "bars" and "nightclubs" will be one question when Statesboro City Council holds a work session on the proposed new Alcoholic Beverage Ordinance at 3 p.m. Wednesday.

May 25, 2015 | From staff reports | Local


Hospital names employee of the year

Whitney Jones was named recently the 2014 Employee of the Year for East Georgia Regional Medical Center.

May 25, 2015 | Special to the Herald | Local


World War II bomber pilot speaks at Memorial Day celebration

Teaching the younger generation the importance of freedom and its price is a key reason to observe Memorial Day, said author and World War II veteran Paul Grassey as he gave an inspirational speech during Monday's Memorial Day celebration, held in the Averitt Center's Emma Kelly Theater.

May 25, 2015 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


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