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BOE, food bank strike deal over old Sallie Z

The Statesboro Food Bank will be moving to a larger facility soon. Bulloch County Board of Education members voted Thursday to lease a portion of a vacant elementary school building on Brannen Street to the food bank.

February 13, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Pro wrestling hits the Boro

"You never know what to expect!"

February 12, 2011 | By ADAM SHERWOOD Special to the Herald | Local


Cone: Area farmers asked his advice

Eldrige Cone (1887-1966) was born in Bulloch County, in the small community of Stilson. His parents were Sarah and George Cone. After living in the Stilson area for many years, Eldrige, along with his brother, Enoch, moved to Portal. Education during this period was restricted to the privileged few. As a result, Cone did not receive much of a formal education.

February 12, 2011 | By DEMETRIA FARMER Special to the Herald | Local


Nan Rushing Write-Off draws hundreds

The Southeast Bulloch Middle School Cafetorium was filled to capacity Saturday as students from each of the county's four public middle schools competed in the 26th Annual Nan Rushing Write-Off. Organizers presented 60 awards and one overall champion award which went to Southeast Bulloch Middle School for the second year in a row. "I'm so happy to see all of you here today," said Rushing, who sat proudly on the stage cheering on each winner. "Writing well is so important."

February 12, 2011 | Special to the Herald | Local


Zoning near airport could be changing

Bulloch County Commissioners hope to gain public input Tuesday during a town hall meeting regarding a proposed airport overlay ordinance.

February 12, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Swap, Buy or Sell for Feb. 11, 2011

Listen to Swap, Buy or Sell for Friday, February 11, 2011

February 11, 2011 | | Local


2011 Citizen of the Year

One of the most prominent figures in Bulloch County's agricultural history was honored Thursday morning as the Rotary Club of Statesboro and Rotary Club of Downtown Statesboro named Raybon Anderson the 2011 Citizen of the Year.

February 10, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Swap, Buy or Sell for Feb. 10, 2011

Listen to Swap, Buy or Sell for Thursday, February 10, 2011.

February 10, 2011 | | Local


Car strikes six trees; Claxton man dead

A Claxton man was killed and two passengers injured Sunday when the driver's 2010 Camaro SS struck six trees off Firetower Road.

February 09, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Woman injured in Wednesday crash

An elderly woman remains in critical condition after a Wednesday-morning crash near one of Bulloch County's most dangerous intersections.

February 09, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Evans man killed in driveway accident

An Evans County man was killed Tuesday afternoon in an accident that occurred in his driveway.

February 09, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


Protest? Go to free-speech zone

The lecture of a 1960s radical-turned-scholar at Georgia Southern University Monday spawned controversy for some members of the community, but produced merely a whimper in the form of protests as the event took place.

February 09, 2011 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Swap, Buy or Sell for Feb. 9, 2011

Listen to Swap, Buy or Sell for Wednesday, February 9, 2011.

February 09, 2011 | | Local


Two held on drug charges

Bulloch County Drug Suppression Team investigators arrested a man and woman Monday on drug charges after finding "components" of a meth lab in their home.

February 08, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


William James 8th grader wins Spelling Bee

William James Middle School eighth grader Scarlett Shumate, 14, celebrated quietly, but happily after spelling the word "unanimous" to take the title during the 2011 Bulloch County Schools annual Spelling Bee at Sallie Zetterower Elementary School.

February 08, 2011 | From staff reports | Local


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Early voting simpler option for Statesboro residents

For Statesboro residents who plan to vote in both the mayoral election and the Bulloch County ESPLOST referendum, advanced voting is the simpler option.

October 21, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Experts: Opioid crisis is hitting Georgia especially hard

ATHENS - The nation's deepening opioid epidemic is hitting Georgia harder than most states, experts say.

October 21, 2017 | The Associated Press | Local


Youth gangs become issue for mayoral candidates

During a forum Wednesday evening, Statesboro's three candidates for mayor responded to a question about youth gangs involved in criminal activity here.

October 21, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Cagle asserts he’s ready to shape Georgia’s growth

Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle asserts that having been lieutenant governor through an economic downturn and into a recovery prepares him to lead, as governor, in ...

October 20, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Fair produces decade of love

Ten years ago, during fair week in Statesboro, something special happened at the Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair.

October 20, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Four charged with commercial gambling

Agents from the Georgia Bureau of Investigation's Commercial Gambling Unit arrested four people this week on commercial gambling charges after a raid Oct. 12 ...

October 20, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Herald hosts mayoral candidate forum Monday

The Statesboro Herald will host the three candidates for mayor of Statesboro in a forum Monday evening, giving voters another chance to hear from them ...

October 19, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Sheriff’s office presence keeps fair safe

Most people who attend the Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair are there to have fun in a safe, family-oriented atmosphere, but sometimes trouble shows its face.

October 19, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Work camp inmates charged in attempt to obtain contraband

Three inmates of the Bulloch County Correctional Institute face felony charges for involvement in a plot to obtain contraband while incarcerated – mainly tobacco.

October 18, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


In need of ‘forever’ homes

Four hundred ninety-nine children across the state of Georgia who don't know each other have one thing in common: they want a forever home ...

October 18, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Kiwanis Pancake House sees 48th year

Lines of hungry people wrapped around the Statesboro Kiwanis Pancake House Tuesday night as the smell of fresh sausage and fluffy pancakes wafted over the ...

October 18, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Statesboro council affirms county-city TAD agreement

In two actions Tuesday involving the city-county relationship and taxes, Statesboro City Council affirmed an agreement bringing county revenue into the South Main Street TAD ...

October 18, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


2017 Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair: Renovations to old memories

Its dedication to agricultural history is one of the Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair's most unique characteristics, and the fairgrounds would not be complete without the ...

October 17, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Bulloch ESPLOST, Boro mayoral voting begins

By early Tuesday afternoon, 68 people had cast in-person advanced ballots in the Bulloch County ESPLOST referendum, while 51 had voted in Statesboro's mayoral ...

October 17, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Two shot at Statesboro Elks Lodge

Two men were shot, with one seriously injured, early Saturday morning at the Elks Lodge on James Street, off Martin Luther King Dr.

October 17, 2017 | From Staff Reports | Local


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