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RIF event underway at library

Now in its third decade, the annual Reading Is FUNdamental (RIF) event began Monday at the Statesboro Regional Library.

May 04, 2010 | Special to the Herald | Local


Anderson: Man drowns trying to swim across Ogeechee River

A man drowned Sunday after trying to swim across the Ogeechee River, said Bulloch County Sheriff Lynn Anderson.

May 03, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


GSU to graduate its largest class Saturday

Georgia Southern University will honor its largest-ever graduating class at Spring Commencement at 9 a.m. Friday inside Paulson Stadium. Approximately 2,900 graduates are receiving degrees this spring, including more than 2,400 who will participate in the formal ceremony.

May 03, 2010 | Special to the Herald | Local


Fire rates may fall

The formation of the Bulloch County Fire Department and its subsequent construction of fire substations throughout the county have paid off. For most Bulloch County residents, the ISO (Insurance Services Office) ratings was lowered, effective Saturday, May 1, to Class 5, said Bulloch County Fire Chief Randy Walker.

May 03, 2010 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Bulloch man sentenced to life plus 30 for child molestation conviction

A Bulloch County man convicted of sex crimes against his girlfriend's juvenile daughter three years ago was sentenced Wednesday to life, plus 30 years.

May 01, 2010 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Scouts come to the Boro for Jamborama 2010

Boy Scouts from the Coastal Empire Council came to the Kiwanis Fairgrounds this weekend for Scout Jamborama 2010.

May 01, 2010 | By JAMES HEALY | Local


Bikes and trikes for St. Jude’s

All Mya Littles needed was a little push Friday morning and she was off to ride her tricycle to help St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital.

May 01, 2010 | By JAMES HEALY | Local


McGraw delights Paulson

Tim McGraw isn't much for words - unless he's singing them.

April 30, 2010 | By JAKE HALLMAN Special to the Herald | Local


Kuchipudi dancers coming to Boro

When the Kuchipudi dancers perform, language is no barrier to the story they tell of lovers uniting and good triumphing over evil.

April 29, 2010 | Special to the Herald | Local


Property tax hike last resort

While trying to balance next year's budget, the Statesboro City Council plans on raising fees for some city services but are committed to keeping property tax rates the same.

April 29, 2010 | By PHIL BOYUM | Local


Mornings unPHILtered - Boy, Cub Scouts to converge in Boro

Scouting took center stage Thursday on the "Mornings unPHILtered" show. Statesboro City Councilman Will Britt, the Boy Scouting District Executive for the Ogeechee District, discussed upcoming Scouting events and also city-related issues.

April 29, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


GBI: Body in missing student's truck is student

SAVANNAH - The Georgia Bureau of Investigation says a body police found inside the pickup truck of a missing Savannah college student is the student's.

April 29, 2010 | From staff reports | Local


Mornings unPHILtered - Candidate wants to address immigration

Former Congressman Nathan Deal was Wednesday's first guest on the "Mornings unPHILtered" show. Deal resigned from his post in Washington to focus on his run for the Republican Party's nomination in the gubernatorial race.

April 28, 2010 | By ROGER ALLEN Herald Correspondent | Local


Authorities find missing truck, body inside

The white Nissan Frontier belonging to missing Armstrong Atlantic State University student Bryce Daniel Tarter was pulled from a marsh creek near the university Tuesday. A body found in the truck has not yet been identified, according to information from a Facebook page set up through efforts to find the 19-year-old.

April 27, 2010 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Residents work to beautify Register

Inclement weather Saturday did not stop some determined Register residents from participating in Keep Bulloch Beautiful's Great American Cleanup.

April 27, 2010 | By K. R. Stenborg Herald Corresponden | Local


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Georgia lawmaker proposes 'noncitizen' licenses

ATLANTA - Georgia driver's licenses for immigrants with permission to be in the U.S. would be stamped with the word "noncitizen" under legislation introduced ...

February 25, 2017 | By KATHLEEN FOODY Associated Press | Local


Benefit set for Saturday

A family-friendly fundraiser and benefit will use a bovine to play a rather unusual game – "Cow Patty Bingo."

February 25, 2017 | | Local


2017 STAR follows family footsteps

With the selection of Statesboro High School senior Neha Aggarwal, 17, as Bulloch County's 2017 district-level STAR student, her family has achieved a rare ...

February 25, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Protestors demand town hall meeting

"Listen to us." "I can't live without clean air and water." "You work for us too." "Stop deporting families." These were messages on signs ...

February 24, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Chase ends in PIT maneuver

Bulloch County sheriff's deputies arrested a man Thursday after a high-speed chase, finding him in possession of drugs and wanted on outstanding warrants.

February 24, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Christian conference targets women

Liz Corbett is founder of the Hearts Matter Conference Ministry at Connection Church in Statesboro. Inspired by Proverbs 4:23, Corbett said: "God instructs us ...

February 24, 2017 | By JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Friends remember Devra Walker

Devra Proctor Walker, a well-known Statesboro businesswoman, died Thursday after a brief illness, leaving behind many friends and associates who remember her as a vibrant ...

February 24, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Allen hopes to vote on ACA replacement by Easter

Rep. Rick Allen hopes to vote for a bill to replace the Affordable Care Act, better known as Obamacare, before Easter, he said Friday.

February 24, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Man charged in knife attack against wife

A Portal man is behind bars after allegedly stabbing his wife and neglecting an infant child. Warrants are to be executed against the wife as ...

February 24, 2017 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


Savannah woman arrested on fake check charges

Statesboro police arrested a Savannah woman Wednesday on charges of executing a number of fictitious checks.

February 24, 2017 | From Staff Reports | Local


Brown honored by Kiwanis Club

After chairing one of the most successful Kiwanis Ogeechee fairs in history, Statesboro Kiwanis member Wallace Brown should not have been surprised Thursday night when ...

February 23, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Devra Walker passes

Longtime Statesboro businesswoman Devra Walker died Thursday in Savannah, following a brief illness, according to Tracy Joiner, co-owner of Joiner-Anderson Funeral Home and Crematory. Joiner ...

February 23, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Target: Distracted drivers

Statesboro and Bulloch County saw a saturation of law enforcement Thursday morning as a "distracted driving awareness initiative" got underway. Troopers, officers and deputies pulled ...

February 23, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Wyoming chief expected to lead Statesboro Police Department

City officials have identified one finalist for the job of Statesboro Police Department chief, Charles "Mike" Broadhead, currently chief of police in Riverton, Wyoming. Broadhead ...

February 23, 2017 | By AL HACKLE | Local


‘Cat’ coming to Averitt Center

Co-directors Mical Whitaker and Melinda Roell will bring Tennessee Williams' Pulitzer Prize-winning drama "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" to the Emma Kelly Theater this ...

February 22, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


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